Friday, May 17, 2013
Danijel Colic and Hajro Velic, of Affton, were charged Thursday with second-degree burglary and felony theft.
Two Affton men pulled over by St. Louis County Police Tuesday were found to have jewelry stolen in a burglary at a South County home earlier in the day, police said. A witness gave investigators a description of the men, St. Louis County Police said. Danijel Colic, 19, and Hajro Velic, 20, both of the 6700 block of Highland House Court in Affton, were charged Thursday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. The two men are neighbors. St. Louis County Police said Colic and Velic entered a home in the 10900 block of Cosmos Drive, just south of Grant’s Farm. The two stole several pieces of jewelry, including pins, earrings, necklaces, a bracelet and a wrist watch, police said. The items were valued at a total of $800. A witness …
These and other incidents are reported by the St. Louis County Police.
The following information was supplied by the St. Louis County Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Tuesday, April 30 Wednesday, May 1 Friday, May 3 Monday, May 6 Tuesday, May 7 Thursday, May 9 Friday, May 10 Sunday, May 12
Thursday, May 16, 2013
An umbrella, credit card and sunglasses were among items stolen. This and other crimes were reported by the Shrewsbury Police Department in its weekly report.
The following information was supplied by the Shrewsbury Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Thursday, May 2 A Shrewsbury resident reported a credit card, some loose change and an umbrella stolen from her 2003 Honda when it was parked in the 7700 block of Suffolk Avenue. There was no forced entry into the vehicle. Police are tracing fraudulent purchases made on the stolen credit card. The owner said that she noticed someone had rummaged through her Honda on Monday, April 29, but she did not realize the credit card had been stolen until her credit card company noticed the unusual activity and notified her. Saturday, May 4 Police are looking for a gray colored vehicle that backed out …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
St. Louis County Police remembered their own in a breakfast on Friday.
May 15 is Peace Officers Memorial Day, nationally. St. Louis County police officers remembered their fallen at a breakfast on May 10. After the county's ceremony, a group from the department went to the National Police Week services in Washington, D.C. A group of eight went from St. Louis County this year. Sergeant Richard Weinhold was the most recent St. Louis County officer to fall in the line of duty, in 2000. Weinhold was ambushed, reponding to a responding to a disturbance in the 1900 block of Chambers Road. Join Affton-Shrewsbury Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The list of St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County Police Department regularly maintains a list of its most wanted fugitives. The list is updated as fugitives are apprehended. It currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, domestic assault, armed criminal action, rape, robbery and abuse of a child. Among them is Ibraheem D. Yasin, pictured here. He is wanted on charges of assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His last known address is in Florissant. To provide information on the whereabouts of Yasin or anyone on the Ten Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department's Confidential Tip Line at 314-615-4692 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). See the full St. Louis County Police Department Most Wanted list.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports between May 4 and May 10.
Information for Mugs in the News is provided by the Jefferson County, St. Charles County and St. Louis County law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. Questions about this feature? Email email@example.com. Want to see more mugs that made headlines? Check out our Mugs in the News pages.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Lonnie Avent, a Lakeshire boy who attended Sappington Elementary School, died Thursday evening.
A 9-year-old Sappington Elementary School student died Thursday evening after being struck by a car. Lonnie Avent, of Lakeshire, was hit by a neighbor driving through the alley behind the 4900 block of Alcott in the Walnut Park neighborhood. Police reported to media that Avent was struck by the 33-year-old driver after jumping into the alley from the top of a trash dumpster. Family members were quick to correct media reports, saying Avent was playing football with his father and other family, according to KSDK. Lanette Cassel, who identifies as Avent's aunt online, described the boy as an honor roll student who loved life, sports and his Nintendo DS. "I will always love him," she posted on KSDK. Avent's visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Prosecutors charged Todd Combs, of Affton, with seven counts of child endangerment in connection to the death of Christopher Marks last August.
The stepfather of Christopher Marks, a 12-year-old Affton boy who drowned in the Meramec River in August , plead guilty on Thursday to seven charges of second-degree child endangerment for supplying alcohol to Marks and six other minors. Todd Combs, 42, of the 7800 block of LaBelle Street in Affton, will be sentenced June 24, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The charges are all misdemeanors and the paper reported that the plea was not pursuant to any deal with prosecutors. Marks disappeared during a group outing at Pacific Palisades Conservation Area near Eureka last summer, sparking an intensive search involving search-and-rescue teams from the entire St. Louis region. Combs himself discovered Marks body several …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Shrewsbury Police Department reported this and other suspected crimes in its weekly report.
The following information was supplied by the Shrewsbury Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Friday, April 26 Saturday, April 27 Sunday, April 28 Monday, April 29 Wednesday, May 1 Thursday, May 2
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery near Suson Park Sunday. The crime resembles an incident near Oakville Elementary School last month.