St. Louis, MO July 18 2012 – A local police officer is charged with burglary following an incident that occured over the weekend, a spokesman for the St. Louis Police Department said Monday.
The Circuit Attorney’s Office issued a warrant for first degree burglary against 29-year-old Andrew Perez.
Police say the charge is as a result of an incident that occurred around 3:45 a.m. Sunday in the 6200 block of Bowman.
Officer Perez has been with the department for 5.7 years. His assignment is with the North Patrol Special Operations Unit, and he also serves in the third and seventh districts.
Perez is currently suspended without pay.
An internal affairs investigation is ongoing.