Friday, March 1, 2013
Check out the round up of stories related to public safety activity in or near the cities of Town and Country or Manchester during the month of February.
(Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) In case you missed them, these are the top stories related to police or fire activity published in February 2013 from incidents in Town and Country and Manchester.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Authorities are still searching for the man pictured here who allegedly robbed the U.S. Bank inside the Schnucks in Des Peres.
Updated Thursday: The FBI released four photos Thursday of a man wearing a wig who reportedly robbed the U.S. Bank inside the Schnucks in Des Peres Wednesday afternoon. According to bandittrackerstlouis.com, around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, a man entered the U.S. Bank in the Schnucks store at 12223 Manchester Road in Des Peres. Authorities said he gave a note to a teller demanding money. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The man reportedly implied he had a weapon, but never showed one. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money. According to the FBI, investigators are still searching for the man described as approximately 160 pounds, wearing a shoulder-length female wig and a black and blue …
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The FBI says they've arrested a "serial bank robbery suspect" that may have robbed the UMB Bank in Town and Country last month.
Special agents with the FBI said two people are now in custody and one of those people is a "serial bank robbery suspect" they say may have robbed the UMB Bank in Town and Country last month. (Read Previous Story: Town and Country Bank Robbed, Suspect at Large) In a news release, Special Agent in Charge Dennis L. Baker of the FBI St. Louis Division said Jerry B. Chambers, 32, of St. Louis was arrested Friday. The FBI said Chambers was arrested at a home in St. Ann after a tip from someone who knew Chambers helped identify him. “So far this year, we have arrested four suspected serial bank robbers who may have been responsible for 20 bank robberies,” said Baker in the press release. “If they are charged with all 20 bank robberies, our …
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Town and Country Police and the FBI are searching for the man seen in these surveillance photos after the UMB Bank in Town and Country was robbed.
Town and Country Police and the FBI are searching for the man seen in these surveillance photos after the UMB Bank in Town and Country was robbed Saturday morning. According to the FBI, the bank at 13969 Manchester Road was robbed around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. No one was injured, but the robber reportedly entered UMB Bank and approached the teller and pulled a handgun. According to the FBI's website BanditTrackerSt.Louis.com the man demanded money then ordered two customers and two bank employees to the ground. The robber fled the bank in a silver car with an undisclosed amount of money. Authorities are now searching for the robber described as between 5 foot 7 inches and 5 foot 10 inches tall with a stocky build. The man was wearing a …