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Police Find Bags of Marijuana Near Interstate in Shrewsbury

See what the Shrewsbury Police Department has investigated so far this month.

Shrewsbury Police responded to the following incidents, according to the weekly police blotter:

Saturday, Feb. 9

At 2 a.m., police found two plastic bags of marijuana on the Shrewsbury Avenue overpass near the exit ramp from Interstate 44. Police found the bags while assisting an Overland man, whose vehicle had run out of gas. After a fingerprint analysis by the St. Louis County Police Crime Laboratory, police identified the Overland man's fingerprints on the bags. Police are seeking the man for questioning.

At 1:30 p.m., police responded to a disturbance between a girlfriend and boyfriend at McDonald's at 7259 Watson Road. The man had an outstanding warrant from St. Louis County and was arrested. 

Questions about this report may be directed to editor Ryan Martin at ryan.martin@patch.com. For more crime information on Affton-Shrewsbury Patch, please see the following articles:

  • Traffic Stops Lead to Drug Citations in Shrewsbury
  • Police: Lemay Man Punched 10-Year-Old in Chest
  • Police: Affton Man Who Sped By Squad Car Faces Fourth Drunk Driving Charge
Francis Soyer February 20, 2013 at 01:21 PM
Wow this guy from Overland isn't too bright!!! Thinks he can outsmart the cops by hiding the bags before the cops find him, but isn't smart enough to hid behind bush or something, just leaves on the overpass. Would like a little more info... was this two 1/2 ounce bags .... two 1lb bags???? Had to be big enough for the cop to see He has enough money for dope but not enough for gas.... well gas prices are rediculous!!!

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