Woman Uses Garage Passcode, Takes Car While Owner Vacations
Maryland Heights Police said the woman, who also took $300 cash from her acquaintance's home, was arrested while driving the car.
A woman used a garage passcode to enter a Maryland Heights home and steal a car while the owner was on vacation.
Lauren P. Berry, 17, of the 1900 block of Tealwood Cove Court in Hazelwood, was charged Nov. 2 with stealing a vehicle, second-degree burglary and misdemeanor stealing,
She suspected Berry, an acquaintance, because she previously admitted to using the passcode to enter the garage and borrow the car, using a set of spare keys in the home.
Berry was arrested while driving the car a day after the resident reported it stolen.
Police said Berry admitted entering the home, taking the car and $300.
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