Sunday, May 19, 2013
Plus, two people had their cell phones stolen while playing a game of basketball.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. May 7: At 8:14 a.m., police responded to a residence on Heatherbrook for a theft from vehicles. A wallet, GPS, and sunglasses were stolen sometime overnight from two cars parked in the driveway. There were no signs of forced entry to the cars. May 8: At 5:24 p.m., police received a delayed larceny report that occurred in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. The victim stated she left her wallet behind on a counter at the business while shopping. Upon returning to the business the victim discovered her wallet was turned in to store employees with everything …
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That's the message from the Missouri Department of Transportation which is alerting drivers and passengers that enhanced enforcement of "Click It or Ticket" kicks off Monday, May 20.
The following information was provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation in a news release. As summer heats up, so does safety belt enforcement. Law enforcement officers are cracking down on unbelted drivers May 20-June 2 for an aggressive national “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Even with all the advancements in automobile safety and education on the importance of seat belt use, Missouri’s seat belt use remains relatively unchanged at 79 percent, and consistently below the national average of 86 percent. Through this campaign the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety will remind Missourians to buckle up, day and night, through state and national advertisements. “Fifty-three percent of Missouri fatalities since the first …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Glendale police report one woman was arrested for drug possession, while traffic stops also land people in custody who were wanted by numerous police departments.
The following information was provided by the Glendale Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) May 11: At 10:57 a.m., during a traffic stop in the 10,000 block of Manchester Road, a 36-year-old St. Louis County man was arrested and charged as a fugitive of the St. Louis County Police Department. During the same stop, a 47-year-old Florissant man was arrested and charged as a fugitive of the Hazelwood, Florissant and St. Louis County police departments. Both men were released to St. Louis County authorities. May 9: At 2:09 p.m., a 50-year-old University City woman was arrested in the 10,000 block of Manchester Road and charged with driving while …
The Clayton Fire Department hosted the training last week.
A fire in a high rise building is a rare occurrence, but area firefighters spent last week training for just such an occasion. The Clayton Fire Department hosted a high angle rope rescue class for firefighters from Clayton, Brentwood, Crestwood, Frontenac, Kirkwood, Maplewood, University City and St. Louis City. The firefighters learned how to rescue people from high places using rescue ropes. The training included mock drills on how to get people up and down narrow spaces, like elevator shafts. Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Kirkwood police received additional reports from residents who fell victim to fraud after their credit and debit cards were used following the Schnucks security breach.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Between May 6 and May 12, Kirkwood Police said they received an additional three reports of identity-theft related to the Schnucks grocery chain credit and debit card security breach. This takes the total reports made by residents to at least 84, according to police. As previously reported by Patch, Kirkwood police had already taken more than 80 reports from residents who fell victim to fraud from the breach. Kirkwood police also issued advice to residents on how to handle the situation if they found their cards had been compromised. Join Kirkwood Patch for …
Special agent involved with the case called her defense "mumbo jumbo."
A Kirkwood woman was convicted by a federal court jury of tax fraud-related charges this week, using claims of "mumbo jumbo" to defend her actions, according to a media report on the case. Nancy Cicero, 69, was convicted of four felony counts of filing false claims with the IRS. The court has not set a date for sentencing. She could face up to 20 years in prison and fines totaling $1 million. According to a report on the case in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cicero lied on four years worth of tax returns and was "using fake 1099 forms to seek refunds for taxes she claimed to have paid on bond income." The newspaper said she represented herself in the trial, using a "widely discredited theory that claims those with knowledge of the proper …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Anthony M. Johnson, 18, previously pleaded guilty to a Webster Groves burglary and was charged in January with child endangerment.
A man faces eight stealing charges in Kirkwood a couple of months after pleading guilty to burglary and other theft charges. Anthony Michael Johnson, 18, of the 400 block of South Holmes in Kirkwood, was charged April 25 with three counts of felony stealing, four counts of stealing a credit card and one count of stealing a car. Kirkwood Police said Johnson and others broke into cars in Kirkwood between June 26 and July 6. A Kirkwood man caught two men stealing from his car and chased them on foot briefly before calling police. Officers arrested Johnson a few blocks away with the keys to a stolen 2003 Mercury Marquis. Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Police said Johnson was involved in the …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Kirkwood police are investigating the recent thefts of a wedding ring and band, a computer and an Apollo mini bike that was stolen from a storage locker.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. April 29: At 3:21 p.m., police received a report of a larceny from a vehicle in the 100 block of West Monroe. The victim had placed her engagement ring and wedding band in the center console of her vehicle while she went to work. Later that evening she noticed the rings were missing. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. May 1: At 3:08 p.m., police responded to a business in the 100 block of East Jefferson for a thef. An employee of the business said someone came into the store shortly after opening and stole a purse. Police are still …
Monday, May 13, 2013
No one was injured in the fire that closed the restaurant late Sunday morning.
Kirkwood's Texas Roadhouse is open for regular business hours Monday after a fire left smoke and water damage at the restaurant Sunday morning. READ: Texas Roadhouse Shuttered by Fire on Mother's Day; May Open Monday No one was injured in Sunday's fire, which was extinguished even before business hours, according to reports from Patch news partner FOX2 News. Potential customers were given vouchers for free appetizers after the restaurant had to keep its doors closed Mother's Day, a planned busy business day. Monday's hours at Texas Roadhouse are 4 to 10 p.m.