Wednesday, May 1, 2013
In his blog, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch said the attack last week was an example of schools not being aggressive enough in reporting campus crime.
In the wake of an attack on a Chesterfield student on the campus of St. Louis Community College-Meramec and its subsequent mishandling by the university, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch is urging schools to be more aggressive in their treatment of suspects in criminal incidents. Writing in his blog, Fitch said that part of the problem is that educational institutions often would rather handle crimes as "school violations" instead of notifying police. “This goes on more than you realize,” Fitch wrote. “Schools, like most instiutions that rely on public support for funding, do not want to look bad or admit they have problems for fear that their next bond issue or tax increase might not pass.” Fitch then specifically referenced his …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The suspect being pursued after a female student was attacked inside a women's restroom on the college's campus has been identified and charged, according to the latest report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Update: Police have released the identity of the suspect charged with attacking a female student from Chesterfield inside a women's restroom at St. Louis Community College's Meramec campus. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jevon Mallory, 18, of the 2900 block of Hilleman Avenue in St. John, was charged with assault while on school property. The crime is a felony and Mallory was held in jail on a $10,000 bond. Original story: Assault charges are being pursued against an 18-year-old man after a female student was attacked inside a women's restroom at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The Post article states Blythe Grupe, 19…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Trevor Davenport, of Kirkwood, received two years probation, 15 days in jail and must surrender his teaching certificate.
A former teacher pleaded guilty April 8 to assaulting a teenage girl and supplying two teenagers with liquor in Kirkwood. Trevor Davenport, 29, of the 800 block of North Geyer Avenue in Kirkwood, was sentenced to 15 days in jail for the assault charge and was placed on two years probation for the liquor charge. Davenport, formerly a teacher in the Lincoln County School District, gave beer and Triple sec to a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old girl on Jan. 22 or Jan 23, 2011 at his home. According to court documents, Davenport also touched the 16-year-old girl’s breast and asked if she’d be willing to have sex with him. The girls were students at Troy Buchanan High School, where Davenport taught until he resigned after being charged. Davenport …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Glendale police took the teen into custody, then released her to juvenile authorities, plus one woman wakes up to find items stolen from her car.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Glendale Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. March 2: At 4:14 p.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Belvedere Lane. Authorities took at 16-year-old female into custody for second degree domestic assault and armed criminal action. Investigators stated the juvenile was later released to the custody of St. Louis County Juvenile authorities. Feb. 26: At 8:06 a.m., a resident of the 1300 block of Beverly Avenue reported numerous items stolen from her car overnight. The car was reportedly parked in the driveway. Police stated a GPS unit, a pair of sunglasses, a cell phone …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A West St. Louis County woman had her 6-year-old daughter in her car when she was arrested for drunk driving and assaulted a police officer, according to police.
Rachel Wilcox, 27, of unincorporated West. St. Louis County was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated. According to Officer Melissa Doss with the St. Peters Police Department, the DWI charge and others stem from a Jan. 6 incident where Wilcox was arrested, suspected of DWI. Doss said the woman's 6-year-old daughter was in the car at the time. Doss also tells Patch, that during the arrest Wilcox attempted to spit on one police officer, then she allegedly slapped another officer in the face in the booking area. Authorities said Wilcox was initially pulled over after a bystander called police to report Wilcox’s vehicle swerving near the intersection of Mid Rivers Mall Drive and Cottleville Parkway. Police said prior to pulling …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Kirkwood police arrested an adult on two counts of assault, resisting arrest and destruction of property after a custody exchange on Christmas.
An adult faces assault and other charges after a custody exchange on Christmas turned violent in Kirkwood. At 4:51 p.m. on Dec. 25, Kirkwood police officers responded to the 1200 block of Rockridge Place to standby while parents exchanged custody of a child for the holiday, according to the Kirkwood Police Department. As officers arrived, an adult exited a home, ran to a vehicle where the child and parent were exiting, and began to assault two adult passengers in the vehicle, police say. The adult was restrained and arrested for two counts of assault, resisting arrest and destruction of property. The cases were referred to municipal court.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Kirkwood Police said he hit the victim "without warning" on May 24.
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
A man faces a criminal charge after he punched another man “without warning,” according to Kirkwood Police. William P. Cox, 24, of the 12500 block of Big Bend Boulevard in Kirkwood, was charged Monday with second-degree assault. Kirkwood Police said Cox struck another man without warning, seriously injuring him on May 24. A warrant was issued Monday for Cox’ arrest. Bail was set at $50,000. For more crime information on Kirkwood Patch, see the following articles:
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The man was upset because the house was messy when he came home, and he assaulted his two granddaughters, Kirkwood Police said.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A Kirkwood man hit his granddaughter in the head with a bat and punched another granddaughter in the face because the house was messy when he came home, police said. Cecil Jones, 61, of the 300 block of Alsobrook in Kirkwood, was charged Monday with second-degree assault and third-degree assault. Kirkwood Police said Jones was upset because the house was a mess, and he punched one granddaughter in the face, giving her a bloody, swollen lip. He then went to another granddaughter’s bedroom and assaulted her with his hands, police said. He then hit her in the head with a bat, resulting in swelling on her forehead. Bail for Jones was set at $25,000. For more crime information on Kirkwood Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, June 29, 2012
A St. Louis man faces charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action after reportedly attacking a man with a sword in Kirkwood Thursday night.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Kirkwood Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office issued charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action against William Earnhart, 46, of the 5700 block of Sulfur Avenue in St. Louis, Friday afternoon. At approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, Kirkwood police were dispatched to the 500 block of Coverdale Lane in Kirkwood for a report of an injured man in the area. Investigation revealed that the above suspect had assaulted the victim with a sword causing a serious injury to the victim’s arm. The victim was admitted to an area hospital for treatment. Earnhart is being held on $100,000 bond.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Privacy and assault charges have been issued following a Wednesday arrest.
The St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney's Office has issued privacy and assault charges against Mauricio Vera Ramos, 33, of Arlington, TX, who is accused of taking inappropriate pictures at Kirkwood retail stores. Last Wednesday at 6:14 p.m., Kirkwood police officers responded to a report of a male suspect taking inappropriate pictures of a woman in a store located in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. According to police, Vera Ramos attempted to flee after being confronted by employees but was detained until police arrived and arrested him. An investigation found the man had taken several pictures in at least two Kirkwood area businesses, police said. The case was presented to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office where …