Tag: crime

WalletHub ranks St. Louis high on list of neediest cities

The City of St. Louis is one of the neediest cities in the country according to a study conducted by WalletHub. The study showed that St. Louis ranked ninth in the country when compared to 182 U.S. cities across 25 key metrics to determine where Americans are most economically disadvantaged. The data set provided ranges from child poverty rate to food-shortage and uninsured rates. WalletHub Analyst, Jill Gonzalez, said cities who scored poorly could implement […]

BREAKING: Two Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Officers Shot

Updated at 12 p.m. with details regarding the age of the officers and status of the suspect.  Two Bellefontaine Neighbors police officers were shot in the line of duty early on Thursday. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, at approximately 7:15 a.m., two uniformed Bellefontaine Neighbors Police officers were shot in the line of duty after an encounter with a suspect near the 10100 block of Bellefontaine Road. The police officers are expected to […]

STL County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issue charges in fatal Normandy pursuit

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issued charges Friday to a suspect who stole a vehicle and led police on a chase in Normandy which resulted in a fatal crash. According to police, 17-year-old, Darian Cummings stole a gray SUV on the morning of April 25 and refused to pull over when a police officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop due to a speeding violation. The suspect vehicle failed to yield and exited […]

Arnold Police Department offer update on Police Officer Ryan O’Connor’s condition

Arnold Police Department has offered an update on Officer Ryan O’Connor who was shot on Tuesday. The shooting is being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. The criminal investigation remains active and information about the investigation will be released by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department if and when they deem appropriate. According to police, Arnold Officer O’Connor is in critical but stable condition. At this point, the medical staff has relayed to the family […]

St. Louis ranks high on WalletHub’s 2017’s Most Sinful Cities list

Another year, another shameful national list that the city of St. Louis rests on top of. According to WalletHub’s 2017’s Most Sinful Cities list, St. Louis ranks fourth in the United States. WalletHub’s data analysts compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 32 key ‘indicators of evil deeds.’ Some of these dimensions include anger & hatred, jealousy, excesses & vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness. Wallethub graded St. Louis with a 52.46 vice index, with […]

$200,000 stolen vehicle recovered by STL County Police Department

A $200,000 El Camino that was stolen from a parking lot in October was recovered by the St. Louis County Police Department on Wednesday. According to the police, around 8:00 p.m. detectives assigned to the St. Louis County Police Department Auto Theft Unit, along with assistance from detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department recovered the vehicle. The police said they located the vehicle inside a garage at a residence in the 9300 block […]

Phony Clayton lawyer arrested in Texas for once again posing as a lawyer

A former Rolla resident who has a history of impersonating as a defense attorney in Clayton was arrested in Texas for the same offense. According to Dallas News, Dustin Craig Mitchell, 36 was arrested Monday in Frisco, Tx. by the Frisco Police Department and was charged with falsely holding oneself out as a lawyer, a third-degree felony which can carry a fine up to $10,000 and a 2-10 year prison sentence. He is currently being held […]

STL County Police Department respond to North County shooting

St. Louis County Police responded to a shooting in North St. Louis on Sunday in which one man died. On Sunday at approximately 8:40 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to a residence in the 9700 block of Vickie Place for a call for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located one male, approximately 35 years of age, inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to […]

STL County Police respond to robbery in South County

On October 15, 2017 at approximately 6:59 AM, St. Louis County Police officers from the South County Precinct responded to 3638 Bayless Avenue, to the QuikTrip, for a call for a business robbery. The investigation has revealed that a suspect entered the business and approached the front cash register. The suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. He took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as […]

Castle Point neighborhood in STL County awarded $1 million to use for community police outreach

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced on Tuesday that the County has been awarded a $1 million grant for the Castle Point neighborhood that will be used to focus on cooperation between police and the community. The Castle Point neighborhood which is located in St. Louis County has been awarded the grant by the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program. The three-year grant will focus on innovative strategies promoting partnerships between the area’s police and […]