Friday, January 25, 2013
Willie B. Franklin of Urbana, IL was taken into custody in Florida.
The Wentzville Police Department announced yesterday on its Facebook page that a suspect in the Dec. 10, 2012 robbery of the First Bank in Wentzville has been arrested. READ MORE: First Bank in Wentzville Robbed, Police Looking for Suspect, Yellow Cavalier Willie B. Franklin of Urbana, IL, was arrested with the help of the FBI by the Palm Beach County, FL, Sheriff's Department. Franklin is a suspect in a string of robberies across Missouri and Illinois, including the First Bank robbery. Franklin admitted his involvement and will be charged federally through the FBI.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Two separate car chases ensued, with one resulting in a crash and foot chase.
A group of shoplifters at Von Maur in Lake Saint Louis led police on two separate car chases and resulted in the arrest of all six suspects Friday afternoon. Fox 2 News reported that the two men and four women who were steaing items from the upscale department store at The Meadows were wanted for a history of similar shoplifting crimes. One of the suspects assaulted a store employee before the suspects fled the scene in two cars. One group was arrested in Lake Saint Louis, but the other car made it to west St. Louis County before it crashed and the suspects were apprehended.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Four St. Charles businesses near King Edward's Fried Chicken on South Duchesne were burglarized Nov. 11 and 12.
A 24-year-old Wentzville-area man was charged Tuesday with the burglary of King Edward's Fried Chicken earlier this week. Four businesses located near King Edward's Fried Chicken in the 1200 block of South Duchesne were burglarized between Nov. 11 and 12. Police arrested Dallas Thomas, of the first block of Taylor in Wentzville. He was charged with burglary, property damage and attempted stealing on Wednesday. Video surveillance at two locations helped police identify Thomas, according to police. Police are still investigating the burglaries at the other businesses, and for possible connections to other burglaries in St. Charles and Wentzville. Additional charges are expected, according to Lt. Dave Senter of the St. Charles Police …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Arrest noted in police blotters outside the St. Charles County area.
BND.com, the online site of the Belleville News Democrat reported on Monday, Oct. 15 that Jerry A. Stobaugh, 48, of Lake Saint Louis was arrested by the Illinois State Police on suspicion of driving under the influence, illegal transportation, suspended or revoked driver's license and two traffic violations. BND.com reported on Oct. 19 that Laquan E. Pierce, 22, of Lake Saint Louis was arrested on a warrant by Belleville police. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported on Monday, Oct. 15 that Adam Pollard, 20, of Lake Saint Louis was arrested in Columbia for false identification, peace disturbance and purchase or possession of alcohol by a minor.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The following mug shots were taken from various Patch crime reports between Oct. 13-19.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Police pulled the man over a short time later; he was charged with stealing the vehicle.
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- Joe Scott
Friday, August 10, 2012
A man pushed his girlfriend to the ground Saturday and took her vehicle with her child in the back seat, St. Charles Police said. Jorge Ramos-Juarez, 24, of the first block of Breezy Lane in Lake Saint Louis, was charged Monday with stealing a motor vehicle. Police said in a report the man had argued with the woman over a breakup at 20 Gary Court in St. Charles. After he drove off, Ramos-Juarez was pulled over and was found to be intoxicated and driving without a license, according to the report. Bond was set at $10,000, cash only. For more crime information on Wentzville Patch, see the following articles:
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Drug Task Force detectives said they smelled the chemical odor of meth as they drove by the home.
Three people, including a Wentzville man, were charged Thursday with making and possessing methamphetamine in O’Fallon after authorities received a tip about a meth lab. Charged with making and possessing methamphetamine were: Acting on a tip, St. Charles County Drug Task Force members went to a mobile home July 10 on Thoroughbred Drive in O’Fallon and saw two men leave the house and get in a pickup truck. As detectives drove past the house, they smelled a strong chemical odor from cooking meth, according to a task force report. Detectives arranged to have the truck stopped by St. Charles County deputies while detectives checked out the house. Inside the home, they found Hopkins and a fully functioning meth lab in the kitchen, two grams of…
Thursday, May 31, 2012
More than 30 people were charged after last weekend's Summer Camp Music Festival in Chillicothe, IL.
The Peoria Journal Star reported May 29 that a Lake Saint Louis man was among 30 people charged after a weekend music festival in Chillicothe, IL. John M. Matreci, 18, of Lake Saint Louis was charged with possession of between 15 and 200 doses of LSD with intent to deliver. Bond was set at $100,000. An O'Fallon man, Bryan R. Davis, 24, was charged with possession of nitrous oxide with intent to deliver. Bond was set at $25,000. According to the Journal Star, most of the charges were drug-related, and most of those charged were from out of the area. The ages of those charged varied from 18 to 50 years old, from states as far away as Oregon and Florida. Drugs involved included MDMA (Ecstasy), LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, nitrous oxide, …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The condition of the home in the 1700 block of S. Service Road prompted the removal of the animals and children.
Nadine Gaspar, 35, and Sheila Cleek, 44, of Wentzville, were arrested May 8 on 45 counts of animal abuse and 5 counts of child endangerment. Twelve officers responded to an animal complaint call at 1:45 p.m. on May 8 in the 1700 block of the South Service Road. Wentzville Police confirm that the child endangerment charges were related to the condition of the home, and that the children and animals have been removed from the home. The animals involved were 11 dogs, 14 cats (one deceased), one rabbit, 18 birds and one pygmy goat. Gaspar and Cleek were released pending warrants. You can get updates to this story and all the day's headlines delivered FREE to your email inbox every day! Just CLICK HERE and sign up!
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Rena M. Werber, 46, was charged May 4 after selling airplane parts that her neighbor stole from Boeing.