Thursday, March 21, 2013
Here are the results from the Missouri State Highway Patrol's recent DWI saturation in St. Louis County. It focused on finding drunk drivers.
Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) officers released the results in of the crackdown in a news release. Four Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers conducted the enforcement operation on Friday, March 15 in St. Louis County. According to the recent news release, the eight-hour operation netted the following results.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Emily Hagan of Kirkwood reportedly received a three-year prison sentence Tuesday in connection to a drunk driving accident that killed a bicyclist last year.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Emily C. Hagan, 30, of Kirkwood was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday after a plea deal in connection to a drunken-driving accident that killed a bicyclist in University City last year. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Hagan, of the 400 block of North Clay Avenue, will be eligible for parole after serving about one year of her prison time, the Post reports. As previously reported by Patch, Hagan was charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated, according to court documents. The Post-Dispatch reports that police say Hagan had a blood alcohol content of 0.262, more than three times the legal limit, …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Here are the results from last weekend's Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. in St. Louis County. It was focused on cracking down on impaired driving.
Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) officers released the results in of the crackdown in a news release. As previously reported by Patch, “Operation A.R.R.E.S.T” (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team) took place last weekend in St. Louis County Saturday. According to the recent news release, the eight-hour operation netted the following results.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Police will conduct operation A.R.R.E.S.T. this weekend in St. Louis County to crack down on impaired driving.
Missouri State Highway Patrol officers made the announcement of the crackdown in a news release. According to the release, “Operation A.R.R.E.S.T” (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team) will take place in St. Louis County Saturday. The operation will begin at 7 p.m. and end at 3 a.m., Sunday. "The purpose of Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. is to increase the motoring public’s awareness of the potential hazards of operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition," the MSHP stated in the release. Six Missouri state troopers will be conducting the operation across the county this weekend. "Troopers continually work to maximize enforcement efforts in deterring impaired driving, to remove intoxicated drivers from Missouri roadways…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Kirkwood Police said they tested the 24-year-old woman and measured her blood-alcohol content at 0.41 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent.
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A 24-year-old woman, who was pulled over for weaving and speeding on Interstate 44 Sunday, had a blood-alcohol content more than five times the legal limit, according to Kirkwood Police. Leslie Schwend, 24 , of Cedar Hill, was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender, a felony. She faces her third alcohol-related driving charge in six years after being pulled over in Kirkwood. Kirwood Police said officers pulled Schwend over on westbound I-44 near Holmes Avenue Sunday for speeding and weaving on the roadway. Officers said she did poorly on a field test and took a breathalyzer test. The test …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Officers said the man was driving drunk and headed the wrong way on eastbound Manchester Road when he caused the collision.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A man who caused a collision by driving the wrong way on eastbound Manchester Road was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault in the crash. Des Peres Public Safety officers said that Thomas Lazear, 33, of the 9200 block of Leith Avenue in Woodson Terrace, was drunk when he drove the wrong way near 13384 Manchester Road in Des Peres and collided with another car. A blood test after the accident showed he had a 0.174 percent blood-alcohol content on May 28, police said. The driver in the other car suffered a broken collarbone in the collision. Bond for Lazear was set at $50,000. For more crime information on Kirkwood Patch, see the following articles:
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
More Kirkwood officers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers as part of a campaign that runs from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3.
Kirkwood police will participate in DWI saturation patrols beginning Friday as part of a two-week effort to keep impaired drivers off the road. The campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” runs through Sept. 3. Kirkwood Police Chief Jack Plummer says in a statement that driving drunk is simply not worth all the consequences. Other cities surrounding St. Louis, like Webster Groves, also are conducting patrols that target drunk drivers. Additionally, specially trained officers from the St. Louis County Police Highway Safety Unit and Division of Patrol will conduct sobriety checkpoints during the campaign, according to a news release. St. Louis County police say inconvenience to motorists will be minimal. "Removing intoxicated drivers from…
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The Kirkwood police blotter for March 21 through March 27.
The following information was supplied by the Kirkwood Police Department. Monday, March 21 Tuesday, March 22 Thursday, March 24 Saturday, March 26 Sunday, March 27 Monday, March 21 - Sunday, March 27 Special Note: Drunk Driving Crackdown, March 16-20. For additional information, contact: Det. Dave Smith, Public Information Officer for the Kirkwood Police Department at 314-984-5905 or email@example.com.