Thursday, January 31, 2013
Dalton O. Kingsley-Collins was also charged with possession of marijuana.
A 17-year-old St. Charles County man threw his mother into a concrete wall Jan. 20. Dalton O. Kingsley-Collins, 17, of the 2600 block of Lenee Lane in unincorporated St. Charles County south of Wentzville, was charged Jan. 22 with third-degree domestic assault, possession of marijuana and unlawful use of drug-related items. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said witnesses verified that Kingsley-Collins threw his mother into a concrete wall and she fell on the floor. The deputy said his mother’s face was injured and swollen. A search of the teen’s bedroom revealed marijuana and a scale with marijuana residue, according to the court documents. The deputy reported Kingsley-Collins admitted to smoking marijuana just before the officer’s …
The victim, another inmate, required surgery to repair fractures in his face, head and jaw, police said.
Two men were indicted by a St. Charles grand jury Jan. 18 on second-degree assault charges related to a jailhouse attack on another man. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department report said that Robert E. Martin II, 39, and Steven T. Scott, 20, attacked another inmate in the St. Charles County Justice Center, 200 North Second St., on April 5. Scott lives in the 100 block of Bear Claw Drive in Wentzville; Martin lives in the 2000 block of Santa Fe Street in St. Charles. According to the report, Martin and Scott struck the man repeatedly struck the man in the face. Scott struck the man repeatedly with his elbow, according to court documents. The man required hospitalization and surgeries to repair fractures to his face, head and jaw. For …
Friday, January 11, 2013
A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy said the woman confessed to two sexual acts with the underage teenager.
A 22-year-old woman faces criminal charges for having sex with a 15-year-old boy. Brittany B. Buchanan, 22, was charged Tuesday with one count of statutory rape and one count of statutory sodomy. St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputies said Buchanan confessed to two sexual acts with the 15-year-old in Nov. 18. Buchanan, who is from Arizona, was staying with a relative near Foristell in St. Charles County. Buchanan was being held in St. Charles County jail on Thursday. Bail was set at $35,000. For more crime information on Wentzville Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, December 7, 2012
According to the "St. Louis Post-Distpatch," county police will step up DWI enforcement in mid-December.
As you plan out your holiday party schedule this season, make sure you have a designated sober driver. According to the Suburban Journal, the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department will be out on the streets conducting a Holiday DWI checkpoint campaign from Dec. 10-16, in an effort to reduce alcohol related crashes. Click here for more information. Here are a list of local cab/other companies you can call if you need a ride:
Friday, November 16, 2012
A St. Charles County deputy said he was present when the man called the woman's cell phone, violating the order of protection.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Friday, November 16, 2012
A St. Charles County man faces a criminal charge for calling and threatening a woman after she obtained an order of protection against him. A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy said Terry Lynn Hall, 50, of the 900 block of Dyer Road southwest of Wentzville, called the woman while he was present, and Hall threatened her life. The deputy reported Hall telling the woman, “You better dig your (expletive) grave, (expletive), (expletive) with me like this.” Hall also told the woman he knew she was at a friend’s house “because I drove by and looked through the window and saw you,” the deputy wrote in a report. Hall also kept asking her where she was staying, the deputy said. Hall contacted the woman about 20 times, threatening her life, the …
The new St. Charles County Police Department, similar to St. Louis County's, will be overseen by a new county police chief. Instead of voters choosing the new chief, the chief would be appointed.
By the slimmest of margins, voters in St. Charles County decided last week to create the St. Charles County Police Department. Voters in the County passed a charter amendment by 1,154 votes (81,812 yes votes to 80,658 no votes) to create the new department. The changes are set to take place on Jan. 1, 2015. "If I didn't think the voters would make the right call, I wouldn't have proposed it in the first place," St. Charles County Sheriff Tom Neer said. The Sheriff's Department will live on and be in charge of court services, prisoner transport, and process serving. A sheriff would still be elected and would remain in charge of the departments. The new county police department, similar to St. Louis County's, would be overseen by a new …
Friday, September 21, 2012
In November, voters will decide on a bill that would change the county Sheriff's Department to a Police Department with an appointed police chief, but some deputies are speaking out against the measure.
Some St. Charles County Sheriff's deputies are unhappy with a November ballot measure that could change the way the sheriff is selected, according to KMOV. As Patch previously reported, the St. Charles County Council voted in August to place a measure on the ballot that could establish a county police department, responsible for law enforcement duties in the county. Under the proposal, the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department would remain in charge of court services, prisoner transport and process serving. The biggest change would be an appointed police chief, rather than the current election process for sheriff. As Patch previously reported, Sheriff Tom Neer said his main purpose in suggesting the change is to ensure a qualified …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The guitar, stolen early last week, was returned to the rock legend and Delmar Loop regular Friday.
A stolen Gibson electric guitar, valued at $50,000, was returned to rock 'n roll legend Chuck Berry Friday. The St. Charles County Sheriff's Department recovered the stolen guitar from the home of one of the three men arrested in connection with the theft, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Sheriff's Department was called Thursday to investigate reports of items stolen from Berry's estate near Wentzville. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that one of Berry's electric guitars and some power tools went missing from an unlocked office building and attached garage at the 35-acre "Berry Park" on Buckner Road. Fox2 News reported that the guitar, a valuable 1978 Gibson ES-355, was reported stolen on Monday. On Tuesday, sheriff's …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
The accused man told sheriff's deputies he would not turn himself in, but was moving back to Colorado.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Saturday, September 15, 2012
St. Charles County Drug Task Force detectives found 89 marijuana plants growing in a home in the Defiance area. Scott Heining, 36, of the 2900 block of South Highway 94, was charged with producing a controlled substance, possessing marijuana and possessing drug-related items. Drug Task Force detectives said they were investigating Heining and served a search warrant on his home Sept. 4. They found 89 marijuana plants in his basement, five grow lights and two air filters used to cultivate the plants, according to a task force report. Deputies contacted Heining on his cell phone Sept. 5. He told them he would not turn himself in, but was going back to Colorado, according to the report. Heining has a crime history in Kansas and Colorado, …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
St. Charles County approved a bill to ask voters whether the county Sheriff's Department should switch to a Police Department with an appointed police chief.
St. Charles County could have both an elected sheriff and an appointed chief of police in the future. The St. Charles County Council voted Monday to put the issue on the November ballot and let voters decide whether to establish a county police department which would be responsible for law enforcement duties in the county. Under the proposal, the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department would remain in charge of court services, prisoner transport, process serving. Council members John White, Terry Hollander, Joe Cronin and Nancy voted in favor of putting the matter before the voters. Council members Joe Brazil and Jerry Daugherty voted against the bill. County Executive Steve Ehlmann said he would sign the bill putting it before voters…