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 …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Police said three people were arrested in connection to recent incidents of spray painting property in Manchester.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Manchester police report they have arrested three people in connection three separate incidents of spray painting and vandalism in Manchester. As previously reported by Town and Country - Manchester Patch, detectives had been searching for the vandals who damaged property last month. The investigation focused on the following reports to police. August 13: 600 block Meramec Station Road Property Damage: Items spray painted. August 11: 1200 block Cottage Mill Drive Property Damage: Items spray painted. August 10: 600 block Meramec Station …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Manchester police are investigating after two guns go missing from a Manchester home.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A resident from the 700 block of Stone Canyon Drive notified police on June 11 that two of his handguns were missing. However, it's not clear how long the guns were gone. "The last time the guy says he saw the guns was in November of 2011, just after deer season," Manchester Police Captain Charles Hunn tells Patch. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Hunn said there are no suspects and there was no evidence of forced entry into the home. "He has family members that visit him on a regular basis. They've all been interviewed and they all say they have no knowledge of…
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Mailboxes and a car were damaged and now police are searching witnesses. They have two suspects, but need more information.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. Police said several mailboxes were damaged along a two to three block area and a vehicle was dented by apparently being kicked. There are two suspects, but police need more witnessed to come forward. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) According to Manchester Police Captain Charles Hunn, the vandalism and property damage took place overnight in the 1200 block Lombez Drive and 800 block of Garonne Drive. Police were called early June 1. "It's an active investigation. They've got two suspects. A lot of them didn't want to report, no one has come forward," Hunn tells …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Town and Country police said a white four-door car may be connected to a burglary that happened earlier this week.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Town and Country police are asking residents to watch for a white four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry, with a red bumper sticker. Police stated in an email alert Thursday, that a "suspicious" car matching that description was seen in the neighborhood and parked directly in front of a house in the 3000 block of Thornbury Drive that was burglarized Tuesday. The home is located near the intersection of Bopp and Clayton roads. (Read Previous Story: Crime Alert: Burglary Prompts Warning to Residents) As previously reported by Patch, police said the home was burglarized during daytime hours Tuesday. Detectives learned the suspicious vehicle was spotted around…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Police responded to a report of shots being fired at work crews Wednesday, but have no suspects.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department tells Patch they received a report of shots fired at Missouri Department of Transportation road crews who were working in south St. Louis Wednesday. "We're not exactly sure why or if they were intended for us," MoDOT spokesperson Kara Price tells Patch. Authorities said the crews were working on Interstate 55 near 7th Street around 2:15 p.m. when they reported shots being fired. Police said the crews did not see any suspects or a suspect vehicle and no one was struck by bullets. Investigators also could not locate any bullets at the scene.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Town and Country police warn residents to watch for an alleged burglary suspect and his accomplice. They're reportedly burglarizing West County homes during the day and have hit Town and Country at least twice.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Town and Country police are searching for two people after recent area break-ins. Captain Gary Hoelzer tells Patch Mark Davenport has been identified as a suspect in the May 7 burglary in the 1500 block of South Mason Road, near Queeny Park, where jewelry and laptop computers were stolen. (Read Previous Story: Police Searching for Thief After Monday Home Burglary) "We have positively identified him to be related to that burglary," Hoelzer tells Patch. KMOV reports it was a tip from a St. Louis area business made the connection. Police believe Davenport has an accomplice, Tonya (Broeker) Quargnenti, 33, who is also wanted in connection with the South Mason …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
An update to a Manchester hit and run. Police have identified the suspect vehicle as an ivory Mitsubishi Galant.
Manchester police confirm to Patch that debris left at the scene of an April hit and run now indicates the suspect vehicle is an ivory colored 2009 - 2011 Mitsubishi Galant. As previously reported by Patch, the crash happened around around 8:40 p.m. Thursday, April 26 in the 1500 block of Mautenne Drive in Manchester's Country Woods Subdivision. Authorities said the driver of the Mitsubishi hit a parked car and then fled the scene. (Read Previous Story: Manchester Police Searching For Hit & Run Driver) Authorities are still searching for the hit and run driver. They said the car likely has front and passenger side damage. The passenger side mirror may also be missing. (For updates, get Town and Country - Manchester Patch newsletter free …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Police are searching for two men who walked out of the Manchester Highlands Walmart early Wednesday morning with two television sets.
Police are searching for two men Wednesday morning who put two 27-inch television sets in a shopping cart at the Manchester Highlands Walmart and walked out of the store. Manchester Police Captain Charles Hunn tells Town and Country - Manchester Patch that the crime happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at the store located across the street from the Manchester Police Department. "This was not an armed robbery. There were no weapons, no physical contact, nobody hit by a car. It was basically a stealing," Hunn tells Patch. "It was a felony stealing because the tvs were in excess of five-hundred dollars." Hunn said a security clerk followed the two men out the front door as they allegedly stole the tvs. He said the clerk told them to stop …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Manchester police are looking for a white car that struck this Ford Focus around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Check out photos from the scene.
According to the Manchester Police Department, a resident's parked car was reportedly struck in the 1500 block of Mautenne Drive around 8:40 p.m. Thursday. The driver that hit the car fled the scene. Police tell Patch they are searching for a white vehicle, possibly a two-door honda, with front and passenger side damage. The passenger side mirror may also be missing. Ann Schultz tells Town and Country - Manchester Patch the parked burgandy Ford Focus that was struck, was her son's. Schultz is asking for the public's help in finding the driver who crashed into the car and took off. "The owner, my son, is a college student and only has liability on the car. None of this is covered by his insurance," Schultz stated in the email to Patch. "We…