Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Steven C. Campbell was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Tuesday, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Steven C. Campbell, 41, of West County, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Tuesday for conspiracy to distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars in controlled substances, including steroids. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The Post reports his co-defendant, John Thomas Bailey, 39,was sentenced to more than 10 years for the same charges on Tuesday. Campbell and Bailey both reportedly pleaded guilty in September to charges of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute anabolic steroids and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to the Post-Dispatch. They are reportedly accused of buying steroids, human growth hormone and …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Creve Coeur city council members voiced support this month for the legislation similar to the City of Manchesters. This comes after a federal court ruled Manchester can enforce its funeral protest ban.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
A few Westboro Baptist Church members, known for their anti-gay protests at the funerals of U.S. soldiers, protested an appeals court ruling in Manchester Saturday. Police and local residents were also on hand.
Saturday, a handful of Wesboro Baptist Church members protested an appeals court ruling that was handed down Tuesday. As previously reported by Patch, an appeals court ruled this week in favor of the City of Manchester in regard to a lawsuit filed by Wesboro Baptist Church members challenging Manchester's funeral protest ordinance. The ordinance prohibits protests within 300 feet of a funeral one hour before and one hour after services. (Read Previous Story: Appeals Court Rules Manchester Can Restrict Funeral Protests) Westboro church members are known for their anti-gay protests at the funerals of U.S. soldiers, claiming the soldiers' deaths are a result of America's tolerance for homosexuality. Along with the handful of church members …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Dunard Morris, a former business manager of Metropolitan Urological Specialists, pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, according to prosecutors. The practice has locations throughout the St. Louis area, including West County.
Dunard Morris, 49, pled guilty to mail and wire fraud involving his embezzlement of millions of dollars from Metropolitan Urological Specialists, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The practice has offices throughout the St. Louis area, including West County. According to a the news release issued by prosecutors, Morris pled guilty to three felony counts of mail and wire fraud and is set to be sentenced Dec. 14. Mail and wire fraud each carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000, the U.S. Attorney's Office stated. In addition, Morris also reportedly lied to doctors within the practice about military honors he received. …
Friday, August 24, 2012
A California man was sentenced for distributing altered cancer drugs to Town and Country doctor Abid Nisar.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, James Newcomb of La Jolla, CA was sentenced to 24 months in prison for conspiring to distribute adulterated prescription drugs to U.S. doctors, including Town and Country, oncologist Abid Nisar. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Newcomb also agreed to forfeit a Land Rover and his interest in approximately $1.4 million seized during the investigation. Newcomb pleaded guilty to the charge in February. As previously reported by Patch, Nisar of Town and Country was sentenced to two years probation and 200 hours of community service for his role in the scam. Prosecutors stated that Nisar will also pay $1,000,336 in restitution to Medicare in …
Friday, June 22, 2012
A California woman was sentenced Friday for distributing altered cancer drugs to Town and Country doctor Abid Nisar.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Sandra L. Behe, 44, of La Jolla, California was sentenced to five years probation and 200 hours of community service for distributing adulterated prescription drugs to doctors across the country, including Abid Nisar of Town and Country. As previously reported by Patch, Nisar of Town and Country was sentenced to two years probation and 200 hours of community service for his role in the scam. Prosecutors stated that Nisar will also pay $1,000,336 in restitution to Medicare in connection to false claims for payment to the Medicare. Nisar, whose office is in Florissant pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of receiving misbranded prescription drugs, including Neupogen®, Herceptin®, and Rituxan®. …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The man broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and took her dog, plus disobeyed a protection order, police said.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012
A West St. Louis County man was arraigned Tuesday in St. Charles County Circuit Court on charges related to harassing a St. Peters woman. Theodore Lee Nance, 28, of the 1200 block of Orchard Village, is charged with first-degree burglary, aggravated stalking, stealing an animal and four counts of violating a protection order. According to a St. Peters Police report, Nance entered his ex-girlfriend’s apartment while her roommate was home Oct. 18 and took her dog. Police said he kept the dog for three weeks until police located the dog at his home on the outskirts of Manchester. Police also said in the report, “Nance has been known to stalk the victim and is on recording as saying he has done recon on her and her apartment.” The victim …
Friday, April 20, 2012
The U.S. Department of Labor reportedly wants Savvis co-founder Tim Roberts to pay back pay to employees of his Florida based company.
According to St. Louis business news and gossip site WhoLou.net, St. Louis native and Savvis co-founder Tim Roberts may be fined and face litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Labor if his Tampa, FL based Savtira Corp. doesn’t reimburse its employees for back pay. To view the article in its entirety, visit WhoLou.net.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
An anesthesiologist is suing Missouri Baptist Medical Center and its owner, BJC HealthCare, over alleged racial discrimination, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Prop "S" supporters want tax dollars for courthouses, opponents—not so much.
Proposition S is the one and only issue on the ballot countywide on April 3. It requires a super-majority to pass, 57 percent. It's about spending $90 million to replace what was called the Juvenile Courts building when it was built 40 years ago. The politically-correct renamed it the Family Courts Building. Perspective The building is on the former grounds of the County Hospital on Brentwood Boulevard. The County Hospital is long gone, replaced by an impressive office park, but the old Juvenile Courts building remains. If the Prop "S" bond issue passed, the plan is to build a new Family Court facility in downtown Clayton near the current courts building and new jail. Back when it was first built, the progressive thinking county leaders …