Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Sixteen people, including a Ballwin man, have been arrested in connection to a multi-state car theft conspiracy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office Tuesday.
Sixteen people have been arrested on a federal indictment connected to a multi-state car theft conspiracy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office Tuesday. Prosecutors stated Sheldon Mitchell, 42, of Ballwin is among those arrested. The following details of the case and arrests were included in a U.S. Attorney's Office press release Tuesday. Sixteen people have been arrested on a federal indictment charging twenty-one defendants involved in a multi-state car theft conspiracy. The conspiracy is alleged to have utilized several different schemes to steal and misappropriate vehicles, commit bank fraud in order to obtain vehicles, and obtain insurance proceeds by staging accidents and filing false theft reports. The indictment alleges…
Friday, April 5, 2013
Town and Country police are reminding residents to lock their car doors after recent overnight thefts.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Town and Country police are alerting residents to recent thefts from vehicles and reminding them to lock their car doors. Authorities sent out the details in an email this week. Police said a number of unlocked cars in the Bryn Wyck neighborhood, between Conway and Ladue roads, had items stolen during the overnight hours of March 28. The email also stated that several weeks ago police received reports of items being stolen from unlocked cars in the Cheshire Farm and Conway Road area. Read Previous Stories: Anyone with information on these thefts is asked to contact Town and Country Police …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Town and Country police are alerting residents to recent thefts from cars, including car break-ins at the Town and Country Crossing shopping center.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Town and Country police sent out an email alert warning residents of recent car break-ins, including cars parked at the Town and Country Crossing shopping center. In the email, police stated that small items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway in the 400 block of Cheshire Farm Lane between 9 p.m., March 27 and 9 a.m., March 28. In addition, police stated that two additional thefts took place from cars in the parking lot of Town and Country Crossing. One between 7 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. on March 20 and the second happened between 10 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on March 26. Police said …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Des Peres police are alerting residents to overnight thefts from cars and reminding them to lock all doors.
(Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Des Peres police sent out an alert to residents Tuesday making them aware of overnight thefts from cars in a nearby city. One victim also reported a suspicious dark vehicle in the area at the time of one of the crimes. Residents are reminded to lock their car doors. Following is the email alert sent out by police Tuesday. Our office was again notified, by a nearby agency, of thefts from motor vehicles that had occurred during the overnight hours. One of the victims described a possible suspicious vehicle as a black four door passenger vehicle leaving the area at the time of incident. Please take a moment and remind your family, friends, and neighbors to secure …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
After crime reports in nearby cities, Des Peres police are reminding residents to lock all doors to avoid falling victim to thefts and burglaries.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Des Peres police sent out an alert to residents Tuesday reminding them to lock all doors to help prevent falling victim to thefts and burglaries. Police point out that they have not had a rash of recent activity to prompt the warning, but there have been reports of car thefts and damage in nearby cities. Police are asking residents to lock all car and home doors, including garage doors. Following is the email alert sent out by police Tuesday. Surrounding Area Crime Report / City of Des Peres We have been fortunate enough to have very little to report in regards to Neighborhood and Business problems in the City of Des Peres over the holidays. This of course is with the …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
One person was reportedly cut from the wreckage after the accident on the outskirts of Manchester.
St. Louis County police said a pick-up truck crashed Monday night near the intersection of Highway 141 and Big Bend Road around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. Police said alcohol may have played a role in the crash. Two people were hospitalized as a result of the accident involving the 2004 Ford F350 pick-up truck. According to FOX 2 News, the truck hit a concrete post and one person had to be extricated from the wreckage. Police tell Patch, two 21-year-olds were taken to Mercy Hospital, one with a broken right leg.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Police and fire crews reportedly responded to the scene to find the wrecked car vacant and the driver and passenger hiding nearby.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. One person was arrested for DWI after a car accident off Highway 40 in Town and Country. Town and Country police tell Patch, the accident happened just after 11 p.m. Monday along westbound Highway 40 before Maryville Center Drive. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Authorities said the driver lost control of the car then over corrected, which caused the vehicle to skid off the highway coming to rest in a drainage culvert between the interstate and North Outer 40 Road, in front of West County Assembly of God Church. The driver and passenger reportedly then fled the scene. Police said when emergency crews arrived on the scene, the …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Police said a car was vandalized in a business parking garage this week around lunchtime.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Town and Country police are searching for suspects after what's being called a "criminal property damage" incident took place in a parking garage between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. The garage at 14522 South Outer Forty reportedly serves a number of nearby businesses, including the Suburban Journals. Town and Country police stated that someone cut off all four valve stems from the victim’s vehicle. According to police, valve stems stick out from the tires and are used to inflate and deflate the tire. Investigator said the victim has no known enemies and is unsure why she would be targeted. Police said this may be an incident where the wrong vehicle was…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Two cars were stolen from Manchester this month. One reportedly from a residence, the other from a dealership.
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.) Dec. 11: 1600 block Huntington Hill Drive Stolen Auto: A resident reported his car stolen. Police said it was later recovered. Dec. 11: 14400 block Manchester Road Stolen Auto: A car dealership called police to report one of its rental vehicles has been stolen. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 636-527-9200. Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477). *Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Two vehicles were involved in this crash at Route 141 and Highway 40 Monday afternoon. One driver had to be extricated from their car.
Town and Country police and West County EMS and Fire Protection District rescue crews responded to the accident at Route 141 and Highway 40 around 1 p.m. Monday. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) No word yet on exactly how the crash happened, but one car struck a utility pole head on at the corner of the Highway 40 entrance ramp and South Outer 40 Road. Deputy Chief Tim Dorsey tells Patch they got the call just before 1 p.m. Two SUVs were involved in the accident. The only person in each vehicle was the driver. One of the drivers was trapped and had to be extricated from the car, Dorsey tells Patch. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with what are described by paramedics and police as "non life …