West County Car Clouting Ring Charged in Federal Court [MUGSHOTS]

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An update to the story we covered yesterday. The four people recently arrested for a string of vehicle break-ins in west St. Louis County have been charged in federal court for identity theft after allegedly using IDs stolen from cars to cash checks and make illegal purchases.

According to reports, the the crew traveled to the St. Louis area from Florida and Tennessee for the purpose of breaking into automobiles. Yesterday, the St. Louis County Police Department provided Daily RFT with the following mugshots of the suspects.

Clockwise from top left: Kathryn Stephens, Ida Horton, Melvin Brooks, Keith Lee
  • Clockwise from top left: Kathryn Stephens, Ida Horton, Melvin Brooks, Keith Lee
Clockwise from top left: Kathryn Stephens, Ida Horton, Melvin Brooks, Keith Lee




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