Man Chopped Through Oakville Business' Roof to Burglarize It, Police Say
St. Louis County Police said officers arrived as Buddy L. Ferguson jumped off the roof.
A man chopped through the roof of an Oakville business on Telegraph Road to get inside and burglarize the building, police said.
St. Louis County Police responding to a report of a burglary in progress Sunday saw a man jump off a roof at Telegraph Laundry, 4320 Telegraph Road. The man fled from officers, but was caught a short time later.
Buddy L. Ferguson, 49, of Barnhart MO, was charged Sunday with second-degree burglary, misdemeanor stealing, first-degree property damage and resisting arrest.
Police said Ferguson chopped a hole in the roof to get inside the building and took cash from the business.
Ferguson is being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $25,000, cash only.
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