Kirkwood Police said the Oakland man picked his girlfriend up by the neck and slammed her to the ground March 25.
An Oakland man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend twice within four days at their home on Melshire Court. Craig Gotsch, 51, of the first block of Melshire Court in Oakland, was charged Tuesday with second-degree domestic assault and third-degree domestic assault. Kirkwood Police said Gotsch lifted his girlfriend off the ground by her neck at about 10 a.m. March 25, slammed her to the ground and punched her in the face. She suffered scrapes and bruising, according to a court document. Police said he also choked his girlfriend at about 10 p.m. March 22. Gotsch is being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $50,000. If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find …
The man faces criminal charges in Ladue for stealing jewelry and silver worth $200,000.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
A man charged with stealing jewelry valued at more than $200,000 in Ladue also faces stealing related charges in Glendale and Crestwood. His girlfriend also is charged with stealing. Justin Roux, 22, of the 200 block of Clayton Oaks Drive in Ellisville, was charged Sept. 7 with stealing in Glendale and Sept. 10 with receiving stolen property in Crestwood. Glendale Police said Roux stole two gold necklaces, a pair of gold and diamond earrings, and a silver ring with an aquamarine dome with a total value of $5,000. Roux moved a TV stand from the mother's house to the home where the items were stolen, according to a police report. Police said Roux became a suspect because of similar thefts in Ladue, where Roux also faces four counts of felony…