Friday, May 24, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Connie Sue Dewrock thought the couple would be gone for the evening, but the man met her at the top of the stairs with a firearm.
A last-minute change of plans helped a Lemay resident catch an acquaintance who broke into his home, police said. St. Louis County Police said Connie Sue Dewrock, 41, knew residents in the 900 block of Dammert Avenue in the Lemay area. She knew they planned to go out of town for the evening on Christmas Eve, police said. But the man decided not to go at the last minute. Police said Dewrock broke glass in a basement door at about 5:45 p.m. Dec. 24, entered the home and went upstairs. The man confronted her, holding a gun. Dewrock, of the 700 block of Reed Avenue was charged Wednesday with first-degree burglary. Dewrock had been on probation after pleading guilty in June 2012 to theft and possession of a controlled substance. Her probation …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
St. Louis County Police said John Kannady and Kavon Porshahidy checked out and sold video games and other items from St. Louis County Library's Weber Road and Cliff Cave branches.
Two men used a stolen library card to check out items from two South County libraries and sell them. Kavon Porshahidy, 31, of the 8500 block of Mathilda Avenue in Affton, and John Kannady, 24, of the 2300 block of Timberview in Kirkwood, were charged May 9 with felony theft. St. Louis County Police said that between Aug. 14 and Jan. 26, Porshahidy and Kannady used a stolen St. Louis County Library card to check out video games, CDs and movies. They checked out the items from the Weber Road and Cliff Cave branches in South County and then sold them, police said. Porshahidy and Kannady sold the items to support their heroin habits, according to a court document. Bond was set at $10,000 for both men. Porshahidy is being held in the city of St…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
39 St. Louis-area officers will be honored during a ceremony on Wednesday.
Several police officers from around St. Louis County will be recognized Wednesday by the Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri (MHA-EM) during their 27th annual Police Recognition Luncheon, according to a release from Mental Health America. MHA-EM will honor 39 officers for the John J. McAtee Award, in recognition of their showing compassion, concern and understanding when working with individuals in psychiatric crisis, according to the release. Seven officers from South County will be honored, from MHA-EM:
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The list of St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County Police Department regularly maintains a list of its most wanted fugitives. The list is updated as fugitives are apprehended. It currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, domestic assault, armed criminal action, rape, robbery and abuse of a child. Among them is Deshawn A. Brown, pictured here. He is wanted on a charge of abuse of a child. His last known address is in St. Louis. To provide information on the whereabouts of Brown or anyone on the 10 Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department's Confidential Tip Line at 314-615-4692 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). See the full St. Louis County Police Department Most Wanted list.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Taylor Michael Sanborn was driving a stolen 1999 Chrysler Cirrus and had marijuana in his pocket.
A Mehlville man faces charges that he stole a car in South County and possessed marijuana. Taylor Michael Sanborn, 20, of the 4700 block of Tarlton Drive in Mehlville, was charged May 6 with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle and possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana. St. Louis County Police said Sanborn was driving a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus on Dec. 9 at Mattis Road and Tarlton Drive. The car had been reported stolen. Police said Sanborn had marijuana in his pocket when he was arrested. Bond has been set at $11,000 for Sanborn. Join Mehlville-Oakville Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. For more crime information on Mehlville-Oakville Patch, see the following articles:
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
St. Louis County Police said when they caught Alexander Krupp, he had stolen items in his trunk.
A High Ridge man faces criminal charges after St. Louis County Police said they found he had property stolen from cars in Oakville. Alexander M. Krupp, 21, of the 1500 block of Cleo Court, was charged May 6 with felony stealing and resisting arrest. St. Louis County Police said officers responding to a suspicious person report spotted Krupp in his car at 2:52 a.m. Oct. 12. England Town Road and Pierwood Drive. Officers said when they shined a light on Krupp’s car, he slumped down in attempt to avoid being seen. Join Mehlville-Oakville Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. When an officer approached the car on foot, Krupp sped off, nearly striking an occupied police car, according to the police report. Krupp was …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The St. Louis County police lieutenant allegedly asked officers to focus arrests on blacks near South County retail businesses, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
A St. Louis County police lieutenant has been fired following a six-month internal investigation into racial profiling near a South County shopping center and Walmart, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Last year the department received an anonymous letter from one of its officers alleging that Lt. Patrick Hayes was ordering officers under his command in the South County Precinct to target blacks for arrest at South County Center and Walmart, according to the daily newspaper. Officers did not follow his command, though police told the Post-Dispatch that an investigation revealed Hayes did use "inappropriate racial references." The Missouri NAACP sought a federal investigation around the allegations in February. Read the full Post-…
The list of St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County Police Department regularly maintains a list of its most wanted fugitives. The list is updated as fugitives are apprehended. It currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, domestic assault, armed criminal action, rape, robbery and abuse of a child. Among them is Ibraheem D. Yasin, pictured here. He is wanted on charges of assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His last known address is in Florissant. To provide information on the whereabouts of Yasin or anyone on the Ten Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department's Confidential Tip Line at 314-615-4692 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). See the full St. Louis County Police Department Most Wanted list.
Monday, May 13, 2013
St. Louis County police issued a missing and endangered person advisory for Timothy Corcoran on Saturday. He has since returned home unharmed.
An Oakville teen reported missing on Saturday has returned home, St. Louis County police say. The St Louis County Police Department issued a missing and endangered person advisory on 16-year-old Timothy Corcoran Saturday afternoon. Randy Vaughn, a St. Louis County police spokesman, told Patch the teen returned home safely Monday afternoon.