Police say Kenneth Gooch was masturbating on his front porch.
Detectives say a 63 year old St. Louis man cut up the two plaques into 35 to 40 pieces then sold them to a St. Louis scrape company.
It’s believed that scrap metal thieves targeted plaques for quick cash.
Authorities says the driver was robbed in the 7200 block of Lyndover Saturday around 9:40 p.m.
Authorities believe an 18 year-old man may have intentionally started the fire.
No one was injured, and no residents were evacuated.
William Lawrence had been tased during scuffle with police last month.
He was found dead in his home in November
Three alarm fire at Maplewood-Richmond Heights Family Dentistry
The accident happened Monday morning in Maplewood.