Saturday, May 4, 2013
Are you heading out to South County Center to celebrate on May 4? In addition to free comics, the store will have discounts and a chance to meet some 'Superfriends' in person.
For many comic shops across the country, Free Comic Book Day serves as a day to reward existing fans while introducing new readers to the hobby. Free Comic Book Day is an annual showcase of the comics industry. Each May, publishers, suppliers and distributors produce free comics for local retailers to pass on to customers. Read last year's story, Free Comic Book Day Rewards Long-Time Fans, New Readers. This year, Free Comic Book Day falls on May 4, and Slackers has plenty to offer in addition to free comics. Customers can take advantage of the following discounts: They'll also be offering giveaways and free food, according to a news release from South County Center. 'Superfriends' Spiderman, Wonder Woman and Supergirl will be at the store …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The 25-year-old offered two girls a ride home from South County Mall, St. Louis County police say. He drove them past their home and into an alley where he asked for sexual favors.
St. Louis County police are issuing the warning after two girls accepted a ride home from South County Mall from a man who asked them for sexual favors.
On Friday, March 8 two girls accepted a ride from a man who offered to take them home from South County Mall. Instead, he drove past their home into a nearby alley where he asked them for sexual favors and offered them money when they refused. The girls were able to escape from the man's car and walk home. However, the ending to that ordeal could have been much worse, said Off. Randy Vaughn, of the St. Louis County Police Department. "Fortunately, the girls came out of the situation with no physical harm," he said. "This is a prime example of why you should never accept a ride from a stranger." The department offers parents the following tips on stranger danger: For additional tips on keeping your kids safe, check out this brochure from …
Monday, March 18, 2013
One of the girls reported the incident to a school resource officer on Friday, St. Louis County Police said. The man picked the two girls up from South County Mall.
A man propositioned a 13-year-old girl and an 11-year-old girl after offering a ride home from South County Mall on March 8, according to a St. Louis County Police news release. The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office on Saturday charged Samwell L. Fowler, 25, of the 5600 block of Pennsylvania in St. Louis with two counts of enticing a minor. On Friday, the 13-year-old girl contacted a St. Louis County Police school resource officer at her school and told the officer about an attempted sexual assault on herself and her 11-year-old sister, police said. The girl told the officer she and her sister had been dropped off at the South County Mall by their father to be with friends. As the mall was closing, an unknown male, Fowler, …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
The St. Louis County Police crime report from Sept. 3 to Sept. 9 includes incidents occurring in Mehlville, Oakville and Lemay.
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. Sept. 3 Sept. 4 Sept. 5 Clothing was reported stolen from the South County Mall. Sept. 6 Sept. 7 Sept. 8 Nothing was reported stolen after a house was broken into on the 3800 block of Paule Avenue. Sept. 9 A cell phone was reported stolen from the 4300 block of Telegraph Road.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The St. Louis County Police crime report from August 20 to August 26 includes incidents occurring in Mehlville, Oakville and Lemay.
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. Aug. 21 A television and check was reported stolen from the 5300 block of Milburn Road. Aug. 22 Firearms and a DVD player was reported stolen and recovered from the 300 block of Horn Avenue. Aug. 23 Aug. 24 Aug. 25 Aug. 26
Saturday, August 25, 2012
The St. Louis County Police crime report from August 13 to August 19 includes incidents occurring in Mehlville, Oakville and Lemay.
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. Aug. 13 A purse with money and identification was reported stolen from the South County Mall. Aug. 14 Aug. 15 A red, 2003 Honda moped; a yellow, 2005 Suzuki moped; and helmets were reported stolen from the 500 block of Winston Drive. Aug. 16 Aug. 17 Aug. 18 Nothing was reported stolen after a house was broken into on the 4300 block of Hollyshire Drive. Aug. 19
Friday, August 3, 2012
Two women and a girl were arrested for interfering with an arrest, police said.
A 12-year-old girl was tased and two women were arrested during an incident at South County Mall on Wednesday, July 25, police report. Charlene Bratton, of North County, had outstanding warrants on traffic violations and an officer recognized her in Victoria's Secret while patrolling through the mall. Bratton was accompanied by her 12-year-old daughter, Dejamon Baker, and another woman. When the officer tried to make the arrest, Dejamon and the other woman interfered. After numerous warnings to stop and back away, the officer tased Dejamon. "I was just crying. I guess he got mad because I was crying or something, then he just took it out and just tased me," said Dejamon during a KSDK interview. When asked why the police officer had …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The St. Louis County Police crime report from July 23 to July 29 includes incidents occurring in Mehlville, Oakville and Lemay.
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. July 23 July 24 July 25 July 26 July 27 Police arrested a suspect for burglary and stealing in the second degree after jewelry was reported stolen from a home on the 900 block of Sajakeed Drive. Police came to the area on a suspicious person call and officers observed forced entry on the rear door of the residence. When police tried to enter the residence, a man ran out of the rear doors. Police took the man into custody for burglary and the jewelry was recovered. Officers also saw a yellow motorcycle in the driveway still running, which matched the description of a motorcycle seen …
The South County Mall and other local businesses will eliminate sales tax this weekend for back-to-school supplies.
Buy school supplies and back-to-school clothing without paying sales tax this Friday through Sunday. School starts Aug. 16 and South County businesses—including the South County Mall, Target and Walmart—will be participating in the three-day tax-free holiday weekend. State law requires the holiday, which includes back-to-school essentials such as clothing, supplies and computers. Some municipalities opt out; so if you’re planning on tax-free purchases, avoid these cities: