Saturday, February 9, 2013
Police said two Chesterfield residents are in custody and charged in connection to the Jan. 30 First Bank robbery in Town and Country.
UPDATED 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10: The Town and Country Police Department said two Chesterfield residents are in custody and charged in connection to the Jan. 30 First Bank robbery in Town and Country. (Read Previous Story: Police Searching for Town and Country Bank Robbery Suspect) St. Louis County police report the two were also wanted by other municipalities in connection to numerous bank robberies. As previously reported by Patch, the First Bank at 383 Lamp & Lantern Village was robbed around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Immediately after the robbery, authorities released photos of the suspect who was wearing a wig. They then began looking for another person who was also spotted in the bank prior to the robbery. Saturday, Town and …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Do you know this man? if so, police would like to speak with him in reference to the Jan. 30 First Bank robbery in Town and Country.
The Town and Country Police Department is trying to identify a possible witness to the bank robbery. Authorities released the photo of the man they want to locate Wednesday. That photo can be found in the photo portion of this article. As previously reported by Patch, the First Bank at 383 Lamp & Lantern Village was robbed around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Immediately after the robbery, authorities released photos of the suspect who was wearing a wig. (Read Previous Story: Police Searching for Town and Country Bank Robbery Suspect) Now, police say the man they want to speak with was inside the bank shortly before the robbery and may have information concerning the crime. Anyone who can identify the person is asked to call the Town & …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Town and Country police say the First Bank in Lamp & Lantern Village was robbed around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Town and Country police say the First Bank at 383 Lamp & Lantern Village was robbed around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities are not releasing specific details on the robbery, but tell Patch a weapon was implied. The suspect was caught on surveillance video before fleeing on foot, according to investigators. A photo is included in this article. The bank is located near the intersection of Woods Mill and Clayton Roads. Town and Country detectives are searching for the suspect, described as a female wearing heavy makeup and a wig, in her mid 20s to early 30s, 5-feet to 5-foot-three inches with a slender build. Police said she was reportedly wearting a dark colored hooded jacket and red wire rim glasses. Anyone with information regarding this…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Police are reportedly searching for a suspect after a robbery at a West St. Louis County U.S. Bank inside a Schnucks store Thursday.
According to KMOV.com, police are searching for the man who robbed the U.S. Bank inside a Des Peres Schnuck’s Thursday. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The suspect reportedly walked into the West County grocery store on Manchester Road, near Interstate 270, and demanded cash from the teller. KMOV reports the man fled with money and was spotted in a maroon car with license plate 8PJ-528. As previously reported by Patch, this same U.S. Bank was robbed in November by a man who police said was wearing a wig. Read KMOV's complete story here.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Police are still trying to determine what led up to a fight that ended with a gun drawn by a Eureka fireman near Highway 141 and Big Bend Road Friday.
UPDATED: 7:05 p.m., Friday- St. Louis County police tell Patch they are investigating after a man broke out a gun to apparently break up a fight in the middle of traffic at the intersection of Highway 141 and Big Bend Road Friday afternoon. St. Louis County Police Officer Randy Vaughn tells Patch police got the call around 3 p.m. Friday of a road rage incident at the intersection. Investigators are still trying to determine what led up to the brawl and a gun being brandished, but Manchester Police Chief Tim Walsh tells Patch a fight broke out and a Eureka firefighter pulled out a gun in an apparent attempt to break it up. Vaughn tells Patch, initially it appeared to be a continuation of an alleged robbery in Manchester. He said initial …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Police said the six suspects led police on two separate car chases, one of which ended with a crash off Highway 40 in Town and Country.
Six suspects have been charged with felony stealing, strong armed robbery, assault on a law enforcement officer, assault and property damage after an incident Friday at the Von Maur store in the Meadows in Lake St. Louis. As previously reported by Patch, a police pursuit ended with a crash in Town and Country when the suspects rolled their car along Highway 40. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Police said the following six suspects were arrested in connection to the incident that began in Lake St. Louis. (Read Previous Story: Police Pursuit Ends With Crash Along Highway 40 in Town and Country) The Lake Saint Louis Police Department issued a press release stating that they received a report Friday afternoon …
Friday, November 9, 2012
A Parkway South graduate was shot to death while delivering pizzas earlier this year. Now, another pizza delivery driver murder reportedly has St. Louis County police going undercover to catch criminals.
St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch said undercover officers will begin delivering pizzas to parts of St. Louis County in effort to deter armed robberies, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The announcement comes after an Imo’s delivery driver was shot and killed Monday night while delivering pizzas in Dellwood. Police said the driver was robbed of the pizzas and a cellphone. As previously reported by Patch, Parkway South High School graduate and West County resident Daniil Maksimenko, 22, was ambushed, shot and killed in May while delivering a pizza. Maksimenko, who lived in the Ballwin area, was working at the Northwood Imo's Pizza when he was murdered. Police said robbery was the motive for the shooting. Two people were later…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Shop 'n Save worker tried to stop two men from stealing the groceries May 12 in Twin Oaks, St. Louis County Police said.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
*The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A man punched a Shop ‘n Save employee while another man walked out with stolen groceries 12 in Twin Oaks, police said. Walter Ruffin, 18, of the 8300 block of Hill Avenue in Cool Valley, was charged Oct. 30 with second-degree robbery. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) St. Louis County Police said Ruffin and another man walked out of Shop ‘n Save at 1144 Meramec Station Road in Twin Oaks without paying for groceries. When a Shop ‘n Save employee tried to stop them, Ruffin hit him in the head, according to a police report. That allowed the two men to get away with the groceries, police said. …
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, October 24, 2012
On Aug. 28, victim reported being approached at 9:40 p.m. by man as she was getting into her car inside the campus' Snow Way garage. The man claimed to have knife, and ordered her into her car to drive to several bank ATMs to withdraw cash.
(Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) St. Louis County Police report Wednesday morning that the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued warrants Tuesday on William James Cobbins, for one count of First Degree Robbery and one count of Kidnapping in reference to the investigation of a reported robbery and abduction of a 23-year-old woman on Aug. 28 on the campus of Washington University. A $75,000 cash-only bond has been issued. Cobbins is 22 years old, and was last living at the 1600 block of Pine in St. Louis, according to authorities. The ongoing investigation by detectives from the St Louis County Police Department, Bureau of Crimes Against Persons, and the Washington University …