Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Punks Steal Historic Piece of Union Station After St. Pat's Parade Downtown

Posted By on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:16 AM

Anybody know these chumps? Last Saturday afternoon, while many green-clad St. Louisans were sh$thouse-wasted from St. Paddy's Day festivities downtown, these scoundrels were stealing history -- specifically, one of the "finials" (or big metal balls) from the main staircase at Union Station that descends from the famous whispering arch.
click to enlarge This punk -- possibly drunk from St. Paddy's Day -- is stealing a historic finial from Union Station. - PHOTO SUBMITTED BY UNION STATION
  • Photo submitted by Union Station
  • This punk -- possibly drunk from St. Paddy's Day -- is stealing a historic finial from Union Station.
According to the time stamp on the surveillance video, it appears they actually swiped the thing at 5:27 p.m.

Anybody who's got the dope on these rascals should call Union Station at (314) 421-6655 or the cops at (314) 231-1212. Here's another view of them:

click to enlarge unionstationthiefs.JPG


Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 13, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation