Saturday, March 30, 2013
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police Department's South County Precinct for the period ending March 21. Arrests or charges mentioned in this report do not indicate convictions.
Saturday, March 16 Purses, credit cards, checkbooks and cell phones were reported stolen in the 4400 block of Lemay Ferry Rd. Sunday, March 17 Tuesday, March 19 Wednesday, March 20 Thursday, March 21
Monday, March 25, 2013
Authorities aren't reporting any major problems on the roadways, but urge motorists to slow down and take it easy. Plus, here is another weather-related note.
Authorities say the roads in Mehlville and Oakville are OK, but they are urging motorists to take their time. A spokesman at the St. Louis County Police Department's South County Precinct said there have been no major problems. He said drivers just need to slow down and take their time. In other weather-related news today, Agape Yoga Studio has canceled morning classes due to inclement conditions.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
It's in relation to allegations against a lieutenant of racial profiling near a South County shopping center and Walmart, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Allegations of racial profiling near a South County shopping center and Walmart have landed one lieutenant with the St. Louis County Police Department on paid administrative leave, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch first reported earlier this month. Now, the Missouri NAACP is seeking a federal investigation into the matter, the Post-Dispatch reported Friday. The lieutenant denies the allegations. More information about the investigation and its roots is available in an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Law enforcement and school district officials shared area crises plans at a Safe Schools Partnership meeting Thursday. Police-led training could be provided to teachers and administrators.
St. Louis area police and school administrators are taking security measures in schools to the next level, even to the point of perhaps conducting training for teachers about how to disarm intruders and negotiate with shooters who invade schools. St. Louis County Police Department officers and members of the Safe Schools Partnership met Thursday morning at the Rockwood School District Administrative Annex in Eureka to continue discussions about how to bolster future safety in schools. St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch said police teams are offering to survey the crises and emergency plans for the corresponding schools they service, especially to ensure everyone involved is operating from the same premises. "This meeting was about …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police Department's South County Precinct for the period ending Jan. 20. Arrests or charges mentioned in this report do not indicate convictions.
Wednesday, Jan. 9 A burglary was reported in the 1400 block of Bodmin Ct. A checkbook was stolen. Thursday, Jan. 10 Prescription medication was reported stolen in a burglary in the 3600 block of Lemay Ferry Rd. Sunday, Jan. 13 A car stereo was stolen from a vehicle in the 4800 block of Turley Mill. Monday, Jan. 14 Tuesday, Jan. 15 A gun, jewelry, glasses and ball caps were reported stolen during a burglary in the 700 block of Bartolet Ave. Wednesday, Jan. 16 Cell phones were reported stolen in the 7000 block of S. Lindbergh Blvd. Friday, Jan. 18 Saturday, Jan. 19 A purse and cash were reported stolen at Koch Road and Interstate 255. Sunday, Jan. 20
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The St. Louis County Police Department and the St. Louis Port Authority applied jointly for a grant that paid for the acquisition.
In addition to a new mobile equipment storage truck and armored vehicle, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a new helicopter for its Metro Air Support Division. The $2.1 million craft is a MD-500e helicopter that will replace an older 1967 surplus army helicopter currently used by Metro Air Support, maintaining its fleet of aircraft at six. The St. Louis County Police Department was able to purchase the helicopter by jointly applying with the St. Louis Port Authority for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Urban Areas Security Initiative. The grant paid for the entirety of the cost. Bureau of Patrol Support Commander Capt. John Belmar said this means Metro Air Support will work more closely with the …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
On Aug. 28, victim reported being approached at 9:40 p.m. by man as she was getting into her car inside the campus' Snow Way garage. The man claimed to have knife, and ordered her into her car to drive to several bank ATMs to withdraw cash.
St. Louis County Police report Wednesday morning that the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued warrants Tuesday on William James Cobbins, for one count of First Degree Robbery and one count of Kidnapping in reference to the investigation of a reported robbery and abduction of a 23-year-old woman on Aug. 28 on the campus of Washington University. A $75,000 cash-only bond has been issued. Cobbins is 22 years old, and was last living at the 1600 block of Pine in St. Louis, according to authorities. The ongoing investigation by detectives from the St Louis County Police Department, Bureau of Crimes Against Persons, and the Washington University Police Department led to the arrest of Cobbins on Monday at his residence.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
This former Florissant man is on St. Louis County's Most Wanted list. To report a sighting of any of the following Most Wanted Fugitives, call 314-615-4692 or contact St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS).
Officers for the St. Louis County Police Department website update the Most Wanted list as fugitives are apprehended. The list currently includes suspects wanted for attempted enticement of a child, unlawful uses of weapons, burglary, child abuse, robbery, child kidnapping, stealing, forgery, assault of law officers, statutory rape and domestic assault. Among current suspects is Alan Galicia-Hernandez, whose photo accompanies this article. His last known address was in Florissant, and he is wanted for four charges of statutory sodomy. He is 28 years old. Click here to see photos and details about the other top eight suspects wanted in St. Louis County. To provide information on the whereabouts of anyone on the Most Wanted list for St. …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Runners are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes; prizes will be awarded. Participants are limited to 200. Save on the registration fee for this run until Oct. 19.
Recruits of St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy Class 178 will sponsor a first-ever Zombie 5K Run on Friday, Oct. 26, at Queeny Park. Registration will begin at 7 p.m. and the race will start at 8 p.m. at the park, 550 Weidman Road. Registration is limited to those ages 12 and older. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, as prizes will be given for the best costumes. The run will benefit the St. Louis BackStoppers. The registration fee is $30 until Oct. 19, and $35 afterward. Every participant will receive a Zombie Run shirt and Energizer headlamp. The race is limited to the first 200 applicants. To register, contact Brad Kelling at firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 889-8618.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The St. Louis County Police Department's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list includes a man wanted on charges of burglary, assault and property damage.
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 Alfredo V. Barrera, pictured here. He is wanted on charges of burglary, assault, domestic assault and property damage. His last known address is in south St. Louis. To provide information on the whereabouts of Barrera 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). To see the full St. Louis County Police …