Wednesday, May 22, 2013
WIlliam Lynn Gunter of Town and Country waived his arraignment Wednesday which means he will not enter a plea on first degree murder charges until he appears in circuit court at a later date.
William Lynn Gunter waived his arraignment in St. Louis County Associate Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon. Gunter, 59, has been charged with first-degree murder in the March 18 death of his wife, Suzanne. St. Louis County Police said she was killed with a blunt instrument. During Gunter's appearance in associate circuit court Wednesday for a scheduled arraignment, the charges were formally read to him. He is expected to enter a plea when he appears in circuit court. A date has not yet been set for that, but the case has been assigned to Circuit Court Judge Michael D. Burton. Gunter is being held in St. Louis County jail without bond. *Editor Joe Scott contributed to this article. Join Town and Country-Manchester Patch for more community …
Crews were called to a car fire in the parking garage of St. Luke's Hospital Wednesday.
Monarch Fire Department and West County EMS and Fire Protection District crews responded to the call of a car fire at St. Luke's Hospital around 8:36 a.m. "Lot of smoke, very little fire," West County Deputy Chief Jeff Sadtler tells Patch. Initial reports indicate the fire started in the car's engine. The car was parked in the north parking garage when the fire broke out. Crews were able to put out the fire within approximately 15 minutes of arriving on the scene, Sadtler said. No one was injured.
William Lynn Gunter is charged with first-degree murder, accused of killing his wife on March 18 in their home.
William Lynn Gunter, 59, of the 1500 block of Mason Hill Court in Town and Country is set to be arraigned at 1 p.m. Wednesday in St Louis County Court. As previously reported by Patch, Gunter is charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of his wife, Suzanne Gunter, on March 18 in their home. St. Louis County Police said Gunter struck his wife with a blunt instrument. During the arraignment, Gunter is expected to enter a plea. Check back to Town and Manchester Patch later Wednesday for any updates on this case. *Editor Joe Scott contributed to this article. Join Town and Country-Manchester Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. READ PREVIOUS STORIES:
Monday, May 20, 2013
Manchester police say two suspects have been arrested after they struck a man who interrupted a burglary with their car.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. Manchester police are seeking charges against two people they say struck a man with a car as they fled the scene of a burglary. Investigators said a man was walking his dog May 8 when he noticed "suspicious activiity" in the rear parking lot of 1203 Pinyon Drive just before midnight. The man reportedly asked the person in the parking lot what he was doing, to which the person responded he was "waiting for a friend." According to the police report, moments later, the dog walker said he saw a second person come running with what appeared to be a speaker. Both suspects then got into a car, struck the man who …
That's the message from the Missouri Department of Transportation which is alerting drivers and passengers that enhanced enforcement of "Click It or Ticket" kicks off Monday, May 20.
The following information was provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation in a news release. As summer heats up, so does safety belt enforcement. Law enforcement officers are cracking down on unbelted drivers May 20-June 2 for an aggressive national “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Even with all the advancements in automobile safety and education on the importance of seat belt use, Missouri’s seat belt use remains relatively unchanged at 79 percent, and consistently below the national average of 86 percent. Through this campaign the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety will remind Missourians to buckle up, day and night, through state and national advertisements. “Fifty-three percent of Missouri fatalities since the first …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Plus, one person was arrested for trespassing on school property.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) May 3: 800 block Hanna Road Property Damage: A computer monitor was damaged at Parkway South High School. May 5: 700 block Windingpath Fraud: An online account was used to make an unauthorized purchase. The detective bureau is investigating this activity. May 6: 1700 block Carman Road Trespassing: A suspect was charged with trespassing on school property. May 7: 200 block Highlands Boulevard Drive Fraudulent use of Credit Device: Merchandise was fraudulently purchased on a credit card. May 8: 800 block Westbrooke Village …
The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports between May 4 and May 10.
Information for Mugs in the News is provided by the Jefferson County, St. Charles County and St. Louis County law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. Questions about this feature? Email email@example.com. Want to see more mugs that made headlines? Check out our Mugs in the News pages.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Plus, Manchester police arrested at least three people in connection to recent thefts at local stores.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) May 4: 14400 block Andersohn Drive Stealing: Two suspects were arrested after stealing jewelry. May 4: 14400 block Andersohn Drive Stealing: A suspect was arrested after stealing merchandise. May 5: 800 block Meramec Station Road Theft of Motor Fuel: A suspect left without paying for fuel. This case is under investigation. May 6: 14400 block Manchester Road Identity Theft: An unauthorized charge was placed through a company account. May 6: 400 block Lafayette Center Stealing: A vehicle’s window was broken and property was stolen…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Doug Whitaker sent this photo from the scene before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Patch will seek out more information about this accident on Manchester Road, west of 141 and east of Henry Avenue. Patch reader Doug Whitaker sent along this photo of the scene about two hours after the accident, which he said happened somewhere between 7 and 7:30 p.m.
Police say Andrew Wos, of Eureka is also responsible for trying to set two other cars ablaze at Covenant Seminary.
The St. Louis County Proesecuting Attorney's office has charged a former South African missionary in connection with four counts related to car fires on the Missouri Baptist University and Covenant Seminary campuses earlier this month. Andrew Wos, 24, of Eureka, was charged Tuesday with four felony counts of Knowingly Burning Or Exploding, and was scheduled for arraignment in St. Louis County Court Wednesday morning. Authorities responded to a pair of car fires on the Missouri Baptist University campus May 1 and a few hours later were called nearby to Covenant Seminary, where they found vegetation stuck in the gas well of two cars which had not ignited. Three days later, Missouri Baptist University officials announced that a suspect had …