January's Top Stories on Wentzville Patch

A secret compartment hold's a burglar's stash; a Dodge Ram tangles with a backhoe and loses; a candidate for office learns never to say "AK-47" at city hall—these are the stories that caught the interest of Patch readers in January.

  1. A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy arrested Justin Hulet, of Denver, on Interstate 70 near Wentzville. After Hulet began trembling and stuttering, officers found 30 pounds of high-grade marijuana.
  2. Fox2 Video: Stolen Items Found in Secret Compartment in Lake Saint Louis Home
    Tracks led police to the home on Cannes Court.
  3. Board Considers Options After Splash Station Overruns Top $190K
    Geological surveys failed to show extent of rock "anomalies" found during excavation.
  4. A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy said the woman confessed to two sexual acts with the underage teenager.
  5. Officers found the items in a secret compartment in the man's home, Lake Saint Louis Police said.
  6. UPDATE: Ameren Says Nearly All Power Customers Restored
    Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis were particularly hard-hit by this morning's outages.
  7. Wentzville Woman Injured in Crash with Backhoe
    The accident happened on Route MM in Lincoln County.
  8. Corvette Totaled in One-Car Crash on Route Z
    The driver and a passenger sustained minor injuries in the accident.
  9. Fox2 Video: I-70 Closed for 5 Hours Overnight After Semi Crash
    The driver was airlifted to the hospital and is now in satisfactory condition.
  10. Candidate for Aldermen Withdraws from Race After Comments at Board Meeting
    John Zepaltas had previously filed for candidacy for Ward 3.


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