Tag: St. Louis County Police

Baptist church pastor charged with molestation in St. Louis County

A St. Louis-based Baptist church pastor was charged with child molestation, county police said Wednesday. Jesse Claybon, 47, faces four counts of fourth-degree child molestation involving a victim under age 17, according to police. He was ordered held with bail set at $75,000. According to the report, Claybon touched the victim over her clothing and had her rub his penis over his clothing. The crime took place between Aug. 1 and Sept. 29, police said. […]

Bellefontaine Neighbors man charged with shooting two officers hires lawyer

The man accused of shooting two Bellefontaine Neighbors police officers last month has an attorney as of Wednesday, according to St. Louis County records. Jason Cook, 37, was charged with four felonies, including first-degree assault, a day after ducking into his home and shooting the two officers at 7:15 a.m. on Dec. 14. He then held police at bay for more than seven hours before he was finally taken into custody, police said. Cook was set […]

Family Dollar store in North County held up at gunpoint

An armed man robbed a Family Dollar store over the weekend in north St. Louis County, police said Saturday. The robbery happened around 6:20 p.m. at the Family Dollar at 11314 West Florissant Avenue. The investigation thus far has revealed that a suspect entered the business and eventually approached the front cash register. The suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. He took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled the Family […]

Charges filed in deadly shooting on New Year’s Eve caused by man playing with a gun in north St. Louis County

Charges were filed Monday morning against a man who police said shot and killed another man on New Year’s Eve in north St. Louis County. The shooting occurred when one man was playing with a semi-automatic handgun in a parked car, according to police. Devin Booker, 23, of the 4400 block of Paddock Point Drive in Black Jack, was charged Monday with first-degree involuntary manslaughter. His bond is set at $25,000. Booker was playing with […]

Shooting in North County downgraded to fatal leaving the scene of an accident

After the completion of an autopsy on a man who was shot last week near Spanish Lake, it has been determined the victim died of other physical injury, not by gunshot wounds as initially believed by first responders and medical professionals, St. Louis County Police said Thursday. The incident is now being investigated as a Fatal Leaving the Scene of an Accident, police said in a written statement. At around 8 p.m. on Dec. 20, […]

Teenager arrested for Jennings carjacking

A teenager has been accused of carjacking a person at gunpoint in Jennings last July, police said Thursday. Teryon Weeden, 18, of Berkeley, was charged with one count of robbery and one count of armed criminal action after allegedly taking a victim’s vehicle in the 6400 block of West Florissant Avenue around 10 a.m. on July 16. According to the probable cause statement, the defendant was identified as the person who stole the victim’s vehicle […]

Shooting upgraded to homicide in North County

A man who was shot near Spanish Lake late Wednesday died overnight at a hospital, police said. At around 8 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to a call for shots fired in the 1100 block of Reale Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located Aaron Simpson, 25, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body lying in the street. Officers rendered aid to the victim until paramedics arrived to transport […]

STL County Police issue multiple charges against Ferguson man for resisting arrest

A man who fled police in a stolen vehicle in Dellwood was charged with resisting arrest among other crimes, police said Wednesday. Eric O’Neal, 23, of Ferguson had felony convictions at the time of the incident Nov. 9, St. Louis County Police said. The two men and a 19-year-old woman were arrested out of a stolen vehicle that fled police. A fourth suspect escaped. The Nov. 9 incident began when officers responded to the first […]

St. Louis County Police detail Jennings business robbery

On September 12, 2017 at approximately 8:50 PM, St. Louis County Police officers from the City of Jennings Precinct responded to 8003 West Florissant Avenue, to the Sprint store, for a call for a business robbery. The investigation has revealed that two suspects entered the business. They each displayed handguns and demanded money from the register. The two suspects took an undisclosed amount of money from the business and fled the area in a white […]

Quadruple Homicide: 4th victim identified; CrimeStopper raises reward

The fourth victim is positively identified as Terrence Dehart, 10 years of age, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in St. Louis, MO 63137. As previously released, the victims are as follows: Patricia Steward, 56 years of age, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in St. Louis, MO 63137. Joseph Corley, 20 years of age, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in St. Louis, MO 63137. Deandre Kelley Jr., 18 years of […]