Friday, December 14, 2012
St. Charles Police said the Oakville woman and her child's father intended to assault a person caring for their daughter; the Division of Family Services advised the family to keep the girl pending an investigation.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Friday, December 14, 2012
A South County couple accused of breaking into a home last April in attempt to retrieve their daughter was indicted by a St. Charles grand jury Nov. 30 of being accessories to burglary. St. Charles Police said the mother, Jennifer Temm, 34, had asked Andrew R. Wilson, 31, the daughter’s father, and Matthew Wakeman to help her get her daughter from a relative’s home. St. Charles Police said the family, who are relatives, had been advised by the Division of Family Services to keep the child pending an investigation. Temm and Wakeman are active heroin users, according to court documents. Temm is from the 2800 block of Owendale in Oakville; Wilson is from the 5500 block of Seth Avenue in Affton. Police said that Wilson and Wakeman broke into …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Teenager used iron poker to fend off an attempt to recover child from the DFS-appointed home in St. Charles.
A third person was charged in a home invasion on Friday in an attempt to recover his daughter from a relatives’ home in St. Charles. Andrew R. Wilson, 30, of the 5500 block of Seth in Mehlville, was charged Monday as an accessory to burglary. Previously, Jennifer Temm, 34, of Oakville and Matthew Wakeman, 26, of Affton, were charged Saturday with accessory to burglary. According to court documents, Temm asked Wilson, the child's father, and Wakeman help her get her daughter from a relative’s home. The relative had contacted the Division of Family Services about the child, and the agency advised the relative to keep the child while an investigation could be completed, said Lt. David Senter of St. Charles Police. After arriving at the St. …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
A poker-wielding youth may have stopped the break-in and attempt to take the child.
An Oakville woman and an Affton man who attempted to take the woman's child from a family member’s home in St. Charles Friday were charged Saturday as an accessory to a burglary. A third suspect was being treated for injuries at Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur. A juvenile attacked one intruder with a fireplace poker and may have stopped the attempt, according to a St. Charles Police report. Jennifer Temm, 34, of the 2800 block of Owendale Court in Oakville, and Matthew Wakeman, 26, of Affton, were charged Saturday with accessory to burglary. Lt. David Senter with the St. Charles Police Department said that other charges could be pending on the two, including assault and property damage. Senter also said charges likely will be filed …