Tag: crime

Greitens defense team wants to move up trial date

Gov. Eric Greitens’ defense team wants to move his trial for invasion of privacy to start in early April and hopes to have a judge hear the case rather than a jury trial. The Republican governor was indicted on a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge for an incident that took place on March 21, 2015 in the City of St. Louis. The charge is related to the affair the governor admitted to having in […]

Two suspects charged with taking photographs of children in bathroom stalls

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday that they charged two suspects photographing children using the bathroom in a St. Louis County mall. Suspect Heather McDorman, 29, of Barnhart, was charged for one count of Invasion of Privacy and three counts of Statutory Sodomy or Attempted Statutory Sodomy, Deviate Sexual Intercourse – Person Less than 12 Years of Age. McDorman is being held on a $250,000 cash only bond. The St. Louis […]

STL County PD looking for suspect who hit an off-duty officer with vehicle

The St. Louis County Police Department is still on the hunt for a suspect after an off-duty officer was hit by their fleeing vehicle near a South County Costco.   Police said at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday an off-duty officer was shopping at Costco, located at 4200 Rusty Road, near South County Mall, when he was told by store employees that two customers were stealing from the store. The police officer, a 20-year veteran […]

Barnes files resolution to launch House investigation of Gov. Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens can officially get underway, now that the House Resolution calling for the investigation has been filed. Rep. Jay Barnes was announced as the chairman of the newly-formed Special Investigative Committee on Oversight, and on Tuesday, he filed HR 5565, which authorizes the committee of seven state representatives to investigate the allegations against the Republican governor. The committee is comprised of Barnes and Reps. Jeanie Lauer, […]

Former STL County Councilman Kevin O’Leary arrested for DWI crash

Former St. Louis County Councilman Kevin O’Leary was arrested and booked in Affton on Friday for a DWI after causing a crash. According to police, officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to the intersection of Tesson Ferry Road and Cedar Plaza Parkway for a report of a traffic accident in which two vehicles were blocking the roadway. O’Leary’s Ford Escape was turning from eastbound Cedar Plaza Parkway to southbound Tesson Ferry Road when it […]

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed calls for impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, has joined other Missouri legislators on Friday calling for the removal of Gov. Eric Greitens following the news of his indictment. Nasheed in a statement stated that the governor should be removed for the good of all residents of the state. “Gov. Greitens has to go,” Nasheed said. “Missourians thought they voted for a person of character and integrity, and instead they got a liar and alleged criminal. I am […]

Greitens indicted by grand jury, taken into custody; Greitens’ lawyers will appeal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has been indicted by a City of St. Louis Grand Jury. The news was announced by the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Thursday afternoon. According to a news release, the Republican governor was indicted on a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge for an incident that took place on March 21, 2015, in the City of St. Louis. That charge is assumed to […]

STL County Police arrest business robbers after pursuit

Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department North County Precinct arrested two business robbers after a brief pursuit on Saturday. According to police, two suspects entered Family Dollar at 1125 Bellefontaine Road and approached the cashier and displayed a firearm. One suspect demanded cash from the drawer and was handed an undisclosed amount. Shortly thereafter the suspects fled the scene. No injuries were reported during the course of the robbery. At approximately 8:00 p.m., […]

Police identify victim in North County shooting

The St. Louis County Police Department on Tuesday identified the victim of a Castle Point shooting. Police announced that Jarrell Rush, 21, of St. Louis, was the was discovered shot to death near the 10200 block of Count Drive in Castle Point. On Feb. 12 at approximately 7:00 p.m. officers from the St. Louis County Police Department North County Precinct responded to the 10200 block of Count Drive for a report of a shooting. Upon […]

Two firearms stolen from parked STL County Police vehicle

A St. Louis County Police Department vehicle was broken into on Friday in a St. Louis area subdivision with two police firearms being stolen from the vehicle. On Jan. 26, a marked St. Louis County Police car was broken into in the Oakbriar Woods subdivision in St. Louis. The incident happened between 12 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. when the police vehicle was locked and parked in front of a residence. According to police, two department-issued […]