Saturday, September 8, 2012
To report a sighting of any of the following St. Louis County Most Wanted Fugitives, please call 314-615-4692 or contact St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS).
The St. Louis County Police Department website updates its Most Wanted list as fugitives are apprehended. The list currently includes suspects wanted for statutory sodomy, robbery, resisting a lawful stop, child kidnapping, stealing, forgery, statutory rape, domestic assault, and armed criminal action. Among new suspects is Ibraheem Yasin, whose photo accompanies this article. He is wanted for first-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His last known address was 2081 Central Parkway, St. Louis. He is 32 years old. Click here to see photos and details about the other top nine suspects wanted in St. Louis County. To provide information on the whereabouts of anyone on the Most Wanted list for St. Louis County, call the St. Louis …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Be advised: Officers trained especially to evaluate drivers for those under the influence of drugs or alcohol will apply increased diligence throughout St. Louis County this month.
St. Louis County Police Highway Safety Unit and Division of Patrol officers will conduct an increased number of sobriety checkpoints throughout July, announced St. Louis County Police Officer and spokesperson Rick Eckhard this week. "Removing intoxicated drivers from our roadways is a high priority for the St. Louis County Police," stated County Police Chief Tim Fitch in the announcement. "The use of checkpoints has been proven to be an effective method to accomplish this goal." Officers participating in this enforcement had additional training in recognizing motorists who have had too much to drink, or are under the influence of illegal drugs, said Eckhard. Officers also will issue citations for seat belt and other violations, he said.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The fifth annual Cops and Cowboys Fundraiser was held Wednesday at Texas Roadhouse.
A typical Wednesday night at the Kirkwood Texas Roadhouse is busy, but by 6 p.m., patrons had to wait in the lobby and outside for their Western food. The fifth annual Cops and Cowboys brought in a large crowd as St. Louis County and Kirkwood Police teamed up to raise money for the Special Olympics of Missouri. "You see the same faces come and help out each year," Det. Aaron Schafer said. "With what we're doing, it allows the athletes to compete in a variety of sports around the state." The event typically raises between $2,000 and $3,000 for the organization and Schafer said Wednesday was one of the biggest nights yet. Police officers from the South County and Affton Precincts sold t-shirts, served tables and collected donations from …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Join St. Louis County Police at Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood Wednesday to help raise awareness for Special Olympics.
Diners at Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood Wednesday might be served by a St. Louis County Police Officer, rather than the average waiter. County Police and the Kirkwood Police Department are teaming up to host a Cops and Cowboys fundraiser for the Special Olympics. T-shirt sales, donations and 10 percent of all sales will go to the program, which organizes athletic competitions for people with mental disabilities. Last year, officers raised between $2,000 and $3,000. McGruff the Crime Dog and Texas Roadhouse mascot Andy the Armadillo will also make an appearance. “It’s going to be a really family-oriented event,” said Detective Aaron Schafer with county police. Cops and Cowboys will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. See photos from last year’s …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The man stole TVs from his mother's apartment.
A Warson Woods man was indicted by a St. Louis County grand jury Wednesday on second-degree burglary and stealing charges. In a report, St. Louis County Police said that Cody Hess, 19, of the 500 block of Flanders Drive in Warson Woods, borrowed his mother’s car while she was gone from July 2 to July 9, 2011. The key ring included a key to his mother’s apartment in the 12600 block of Woody Creek Court in unincorporated St. Louis County. She had been living in a furnished apartment provided by insurance after her house burned down. When Hess’ mother returned July 9, she discovered two flat screen televisions were missing from the apartment. According to the police report, Hess admitted taking the televisions and trying to sell them. He …
Friday, April 8, 2011
Plus, 12 area fire districts receive life-saving, thermal imaging cameras, and firefighters test their skills in training sessions involving live flames.
Here's a roundup of what's topping news in the region. St. Louis County Police Say They'll Pursue 3-Pronged Plan to Combat Rise in Heroin Use: Local law enforcement are partnering with a federal agency and a support group to identify traffickers and help those addicted to the drug. Mehlville Fire District Receives Thermal Camera From Eagle Bank: For their 100 year anniversary, Eagle Bank is donating 12 thermal imaging cameras to area fire departments. Affton Firefighters Train in Compliance Burn: Along with two other fire departments, Affton firefighters practiced a number of scenarios with a live flame. Girl Scouts Celebrate April With Service Projects: The Book Baskets Project and April Showers community service project highlight the…
Thursday, March 31, 2011
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 servers. Officers of the third and fourth precincts of St. Louis County Police 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 donation to the Special …
Monday, January 10, 2011
A car chase that began in St. Louis City ended outside Webster University when a suspect's car flipped an SUV onto its side.
An ongoing police pursuit ended in a collision at Big Bend Boulevard and Bompart Avenue in Webster Groves at about 4:15 p.m. today. The suspect was apprehended and no major injuries were reported from the collision. According to County police officer William Belcher on the scene, Metro and County Police chased a silver sedan after the driver allegedly struck a Metro police officer. The sedan was racing east on Big Bend Boulevard when it crashed into a gray SUV that was exiting a Webster University parking lot. The SUV flipped onto its side, but the woman inside was not seriously injured. After hitting the SUV, the suspect tried to flee on foot, but was taken down by a police dog released by a County K-9 officer. Police blocked traffic on …