Officers from the Hazelwood Police responded to the 500 block of Candlelight in reference to a burglary on December 27th. The victim related an unknown subject entered her home on multiple occasions to steal items. On September 19th, 2021 the subject entered her residence while she was sleeping. When she noticed him in her residence he fled the area.
On Monday, December 27th, 2021, the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect admitted to going into the house in September and admitted he was there on December 27th as well.
On Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 the facts and circumstances of this investigation were presented to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. A circuit court judge issued warrants on 46-year-old Shawn Creighton for the charges of Burglary 1st Degree and Burglary 2nd Degree.
Creighton’s bond was set at $60,000.00. He was transferred to the St. Louis County Jail Facility.