Tag: Affton

STL County PD labeling Affton shooting ‘suicide by cop’

A police officer involved shooting earlier this month in Affton has now been labeled as a “suicide by cop”. On Oct. 1, St. Louis County Police Officers from Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a residence in the 7700 block of Harlan Street for a “call for police”. Once police officers arrived at the scene, 38-year-old Joshua Lanflisi opened the door and released a dog from the residence as officers stepped back. According to police, Lanflisi […]

STL County PD discovers Affton woman murdered inside home

On Thursday, St. Louis County Police found a body within a home in Affton after they received a request to check on the person’s welfare. Around 4:01 p.m. St. Louis County Police officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a residence in the 9400 block of Hampstead Drive where they found the body of Joan Furlong, 65 years of age. When police officers located Furlong, it was discovered she suffered apparent injuries to her […]

St. Louis County Council will honor three middle school students who saved bus driver’s life

The St. Louis County Council will hear a resolution on Tuesday that would honor three middle school students who stopped their school bus when the driver had a medical emergency. Introduced by Councilman Pat Dolan, the resolution would recognize three Rogers Middle School students who assisted their bus driver after she was reportedly not responding. The students, Alex Fisher, Emilio Steward and Vernon Brown with the help of Michael Harrell, an adult, turned off the […]

Bank Robbery in the Affton Southwest Precinct

On August 24, 2017 at approximately 1:12 PM, St. Louis County Police officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to 8930 Gravois Road, to the PNC Bank, for a call for a robbery. The investigation has revealed that a suspect entered the business and approached the teller. The suspect implied a weapon and took an undisclosed amount of money from the register. He fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a white […]

Suspect sought in Affton bank robbery

St. Louis County Police officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to the PNC Bank, 8930 Gravois Road, for a call for a robbery around 1:12 this afternoon. Witnesses told investigators that a suspect entered the business and approached the teller, implied he had a weapon, and took an undisclosed amount of money from the register. He fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a white male, possibly in his 40s. At […]