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 …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Kirkwood Police said Gerard Paul Hill and his wife arrived separately at Christ Community Lutheran School as students were about to be released. The couple then got into an argument and Hill assaulted his wife.
A Kirkwood man is accused of assaulting his wife Monday on the parking lot of a school as students were released for the day. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Gerard Paul Hill, 59, of the 1300 block of West Adams Avenue in Kirkwood, was charged Tuesday with second-degree domestic assault. Kirkwood Police said Hill and his wife both arrived at Christ Community Lutheran School at 110 West Woodbine at about 3:30 p.m. as students were about to be released. Hill and his wife began arguing. During the argument, Hill began choking his wife, police said. Bail was set at $30,000 for Hill. If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find resources through the St. Louis …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Kirkwood Police said they found Ken B. Moore's fingerprints inside a home in which several computers, tablets, an e-reader and an iPod were stolen.
A 17-year-old man faces charges that he broke into a Kirkwood home and stole several electronic items. Ken B. Moore, 17, of the 1200 block of Rockridge Place in Kirkwood, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. Kirkwood Police said Moore entered a home in the 100 block of Harrison Avenue Oct. 18 and stole several computers, computer tablets, an e-reader and an iPod. According to a court document, Moore’s fingerprints were found inside the home. Moore was being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center Thursday. Bail was set at $10,000. For more crime information on Kirkwood Patch, see the following articles:
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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 …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Calvin S. Williams also was on probation for a burglary in University City when police said he tried to steal athletic shoes from Sports Authority.
A man has been charged with his sixth stealing offense after being accused of shoplifting in Kirkwood. Calvin S. Williams, 32, of the 7300 block of Tulane Avenue in University City, was charged Wednesday with stealing as a third offense, a class D felony. Kirkwood Police said Williams tried to return shoes for a cash refund that he had not purchased at about 4:36 p.m. Aug. 9 at Sports Authority, 1205 South Kirkwood Road. Security personnel saw him remove a security sensor from a pair of Asics athletic shoes and brought the shoes for a refund. Security personnel called the cashier and told her not to complete the transaction, and Williams grabbed the shoes and ran from the store, police said. Bridgeton Police later arrested Williams, …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Police caught the suspect a short distance away; one witness identified him.
A man faces criminal charges for prying open doors to a Kirkwood house while the owners were home. Mark McCabe, 51, was charged Wednesday with first-degree attempted burglary and possessing burglar tools. Kirkwood Police said the occupants watched as McCabe used a large screwdriver to pry open a side and a back door of a residence about 10:20 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 10900 block Big Bend Boulevard. Police caught McCabe a short distance away, and one of the witnesses identified him. McCabe is imprisoned in the Missouri Department of Corrections Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green. He previously served prison sentences after pleading guilty in 2006 and 2007 to burglary and theft charges. For more crime information on Kirkwood Patch, see…
Monday, February 11, 2013
Kirkwood police report thieves target computers and jewelry, plus pass a bad check in this latest edition of police blotter.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Monday, Jan. 28: At 7:02 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of East Bodley Avenue reported cash and jewelry was stolen from a home sometime during the month of January. Wednesday, Jan. 30: At 6:25 a.m., officers responded to a property damage call in the 400 block of New York Street. A woman reported having her windshield broken out overnight. Thursday, Jan. 31: At 7:15 a.m., a resident from the 300 block of East Adams Avenue reported a theft. Police said a laptop computer and water density meter were stolen after two unlocked vehicles parked in the garage at the home were entered overnight. Thursday, Jan. 31: One person was…
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 …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Police said a "suspicious vehicle" call ended up with a drug arrest and a driving under the influence arrest in an unrelated incident.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Thursday, Jan. 31: At 12:22 a.m., police responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle in the 500 block of Andrews Avenue. A person was reportedly sitting in a car not familiar to the area. Officers located the vehicle and the driver was arrested after police said he was found in possession of marijuana. During the investigation of the first call, a vehicle passing through the area was stopped at the same location for a traffic violation. Police said that second driver was then arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Kirkwood Police Department at …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Kirkwood police said a woman was arrested for stealing and filing a false police report after she called police to report she'd been robbed.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Tuesday, Jan. 29: At 3:27 p.m., police were called to a robbery in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. A woman reportedly claimed to have her wallet stolen. However, police said as they were investigating the reported robbery, employees of a retail store in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road reported the theft of merchandise by an adult female. Authorities determined the alleged robbery victim and the suspect in the store theft were the same person. According to police, the woman dropped her wallet as she fled employees of the business after the theft. The woman was then arrested for stealing and filing a false police …