Friday, April 6, 2012
Officers helped resuscitate the man at the police precinct.
St. Louis County Police resuscitated a man who overdosed on heroin at the South County Precinct Thursday afternoon. A 31-year-old man from Lemay called his cousin to pick him up at his apartment and the two were driving south on Telegraph Road when the man passed out. At approximately 3:30 p.m., the car pulled onto the precinct parking lot and the cousin shouted for help. Officer Justin Holtz checked for a pulse and found the man had none. "He was dead," Officer Mike Schira said. "He was unresponsive and wasn't breathing." Lt. Karl Bulla and Sgt. Brad Wendling performed CPR for several minutes and used a portable defibrillator to bring the man back to life. He had a pulse when paramedics from the Mehlville Fire Protection District …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
South County Police Capt. Marion Monteleone took on River City's John Johnson.
Two votes separated a police officer and an executive chef when they went head-to-head in a salsiccia— a sausage cook-off at River City Casino Monday. South County Precinct Capt. Marion Monteleone and his brother Jim took on and defeated River City’s Executive Chef John Johnson in the first Cops vs. Cooks Salsiccia Smack Down. The competition was the brainchild of Anthony Sanfilippo, the President and CEO of Pinnacle Entertainment, which owns both River City and Lumiere Place Casinos. When Sanfilippo met Monteleone at River City’s expansion announcement, they talked about their Italian heritage, food, and of course, sausage. Monteleone and his brother worked in their father’s meat shop, making sausage for years as children. “One week, in …
Monday, August 29, 2011
The academy started Thursday; space is still available.
The South County Precinct of the St. Louis County Police is hosting a free, nine-week Citizens Police Academy. The academy will focus on different departments and aspects of police service and will include a trip to the academy and a graduation ceremony. Each week, Patch will give a summary of the academy and the lessons provided. For information on how to join the CPA, call the Fourth Precinct at 314-892-1510 or email Southcountyprecinct@stlouisco.com. Aug. 25 marked the first academy’s lesson, which was an introduction of the weeks to come and information from the Highway Patrol unit. Officer Mike Schira kicked off the 65-person academy with an overview of South County Precinct. The area stretches from Lemay until the Meramec River and …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The man has been going door-to-door in neighborhoods around Reavis Barracks Road.
Residents have been reporting that a man has been knocking on doors of area homes posing as a survey administrator for the Mehlville School District. Police said he is described as a white male with strawberry blond hair in his late 30s wearing dark pants and a button down shirt. He is carrying a binder and riding a bike. The man has been saying he would like to conduct a survey involving children for the Mehlville School District and has been visiting homes in the Reavis Barracks Road area. Police said the man is trying to sell books and using area school districts as a ploy to get into houses. "If you see these people, call the police," said Officer Mike Schira with the South County Precinct. Schira also said another incident had been …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
The St. Louis County Fourth Precinct crime report from June 6 to June 12 includes incidents occurring in Mehlville.
The following information was supplied by the Fourth Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. Police are asking residents in the apartments near Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill roads to pay attention to suspicious subjects in the subdivision as there have been several burglaries in the area. "If you should see anyone suspicious, please call 911. Also, remember to always close your garage door and lock your doors and windows," police said. June 6 June 7 June 8 June 10 Keys were reported stolen from an apartment on the 4800 block of Colony Church Road. June 11 A tan 1996 Dodge Intrepid was reported stolen from the 100 block of Kingston Drive. June 12 No…
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The St. Louis County 4th Precinct crime report from April 4 to April 10 includes incidents occurring in Mehlville.
The following information was supplied by the 4th Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. April 4 A residence on the 700 block of Fannie Avenue was broken into. Copper piping was reported stolen. April 6 A residence on the 600 block of Military Road was broken into. Copper piping was reported stolen. April 7 April 9 More than $500 worth of electronics was stolen from the 3300 block of Lone Elm Drive.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The St. Louis County Police took over Texas Roadhouse Tuesday night to help raise money for Special Olympics.
Diners at Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood Tuesday evening may have been surprised to find police officers serving their food along with the regular staff. Officers of the Third and Fourth Precincts of St. Louis County Police (Affton and South County) were at the restaurant for the annual Cops and Cowboys fundraiser, collecting donations for Special Olympics Missouri. "How often do you get to see police officers in a casual atmosphere, chatting and cracking jokes, and get to help a good cause at the same time?" said Officer Mike Schira of the South County Precinct. Officers each paired up with a server and helped bring food out to the tables, keep drinks full and clear tables. They also chatted with diners, asking people to consider leaving a …
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
The St. Louis County 4th Precinct crime report from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20.
The following information was supplied by the 4th Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. Feb. 17 Suspects broke into an apartment on the 3900 block of Lemay Manor. Money was reported stolen. Feb. 18 Suspects broke into a home on the 9400 block of Gentry Avenue and stole electronics. Feb. 20
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Almost 20 cars at both Orlando's Catering and Chuck E. Cheese were broken into on Feb. 11.
The South County Police Precinct is currently investigating 18 car break-ins that took place on Feb. 11 during the Fenton Chamber of Commerce event at Orlando's Catering on Hoffmeister Avenue. Two officers were present, but left at approximately 8 p.m. on an armed robbery call at Big Lots in Oakville, according to 4th Precinct Captain Marion Monteleone. After the officers left, an unknown number of suspects broke into 18 cars on Orlando's parking lot, stealing items and money, including a laptop from an unmarked police car. Another break-in was reported at Chuck E. Cheese that same night. Police suspect the two incidents are connected as stolen items from the car at Chuck E. Cheese were recovered at the scene on Hoffmeister. "We have a …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The St. Louis County 4th Precinct crime report from Jan. 24 to Jan. 30.
The following information was supplied by the 4th Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department. Please contact the South County Precinct with information regarding crimes. Jan. 24 A vehicle was reported stolen from the 9900 block of Brook Avenue. The vehicle is described as a silver 2005 Dodge Durango. Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Catalytic converters were reported stolen from cars on the 3900 block of Reavis Barracks Road. Jan. 28 Unknown suspects forced entry into a residence on the 3600 block of Susan Road. Laptops and checkbooks were reported stolen. Jan. 29 A vehicle was reported stolen from the 4200 block of Casa Brazilia. The vehicle is described as a 2003 Buick Le Sabre.