The Missouri State Highway Patrol is kicking up DWI enforcement this weekend as St. Patrick's Day celebrations take place around the St. Louis area.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is kicking up enforcement this weekend searching for drunk drivers as St. Patrick's Day celebrations take place around the St. Louis area.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) is warning drivers to "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." Troopers and other police departments around the St. Louis area will be taking place in enforcing the campaign as St. Patrick's Day festivities take place throughout the area. The MSHP made the announcement in a recent news release. During the period of March 14-17, police are cracking down on drunk driving by conducting DWI saturations in an effort to remove impaired drivers from the road. Impaired driving contributes to nearly 30 percent of all Missouri fatal traffic crashes, the release stated. Approximately 205 people were killed in crashes involving an impaired driver in 2012, according the the MSHP. The MSHP reminds drivers that the …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Police will conduct operation A.R.R.E.S.T. this weekend in St. Louis County to crack down on impaired driving.
Missouri State Highway Patrol officers made the announcement of the crackdown in a news release. According to the release, “Operation A.R.R.E.S.T” (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team) will take place in St. Louis County Saturday. The operation will begin at 7 p.m. and end at 3 a.m., Sunday. "The purpose of Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. is to increase the motoring public’s awareness of the potential hazards of operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition," the MSHP stated in the release. Six Missouri state troopers will be conducting the operation across the county this weekend. "Troopers continually work to maximize enforcement efforts in deterring impaired driving, to remove intoxicated drivers from Missouri roadways…
Monday, February 11, 2013
Glendale police said the man's driver's license was revoked and he passed officers doing 20 mph over the speed limit.
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. An Affton man who drove by a police car while doing 50 mph in a 30 mph zone now faces criminal charges, Glendale police said. Jeffrey S. Kelly, 30, of the 9100 block of Lemona Drive in Affton, was charged Jan. 28 with DWI as an aggravated offender and driving while revoked. Kelly has three previous alcohol-related driving convictions, and his driver’s license had been revoked. Glendale police said Kelly passed a patrol car while speeding in the 700 block of Bismark Avenue. After pulling Kelly over, the officer said he smelled a strong odor of alcohol and noticed Kelly’s eyes were bloodshot and watery. Kelly admitted …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Be advised: Officers trained especially to evaluate drivers for those under the influence of drugs or alcohol will apply increased diligence throughout St. Louis County this month.
St. Louis County Police Highway Safety Unit and Division of Patrol officers will conduct an increased number of sobriety checkpoints throughout the month of July, announced St. Louis County Police Officer and spokesperson Rick Eckhard on Monday morning. "Removing intoxicated drivers from our roadways is a high priority for the St. Louis County Police," stated County Police Chief Tim Fitch in the Monday announcement. "The use of checkpoints has been proven to be an effective method to accomplish this goal." Officers participating in this enforcement had additional training in recognizing motorists who have had too much to drink, or are under the influence of illegal drugs, said Eckhard. Officers also will issue citations for seat belt and …
Monday, August 15, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Shrewsbury Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
Saturday, Aug. 6 Shrewsbury Police responded to the 7100 block of Murdoch Avenue and arrested an intoxicated Shrewsbury man on charges of domestic assault. There was a verbal and physical argument over money. The case was referred to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office for review. Tuesday, Aug. 9 A North County man was arrested for passing a stolen forged check at First Bank, 7435 Watson Rd. The suspect admitted to cashing the check for more than $700 in May. A postal worker was bitten on the left leg by a dog in the 7800 block of Ravensridge Drive. The dog was turned over to St. Louis County Animal Control, and the dog’s owner was issued citations for allowing the dog to run at large and for having neither a vaccine record …
Monday, April 25, 2011
Our weekly summary of incidents handled by the Shrewsbury Police Department and the Affton precinct of the St. Louis County Police.
Friday, April 15 Shrewsbury police arrested a woman from Fenton on charges of driving while intoxicated on in the 7600 block of Watson Road after she caused a traffic accident, property damage to landscaping and knocked down a light pole. A home in the 11700 block of Baptist Church Road in Concord was broken into in an apparent burglary. Nothing was taken. A black Chevrolet Cavalier that had been reported stolen in late December was recovered in the 5600 block of Lindbergh Boulevard. Saturday, April 16 A tan 2000 Chevrolet Impala with Missouri license plate DF3C4W was reported stolen in the 10100 block of Schuessler Road. Cash was reported stolen in the 6300 block of Kingsway Drive in Affton. Sunday, April 17 Cash was reported stolen in a …
Saturday, January 29, 2011
The Affton and Shrewsbury Police blotter for Jan. 15 through Jan. 26.
Saturday, Jan 15 Shrewsbury police were called to investigate a report of trespassing and domestic assault that took place on the 7800 block of Robin Meadow Court. The report was forwarded to the Shrewsbury Municipal prosecutor for review. Sunday, Jan. 16 Wednesday, Jan. 19 Thursday, Jan. 20 Friday, Jan. 21 Saturday, Jan 22 Sunday, Jan 23 Wednesday, Jan. 26
Friday, December 10, 2010
The weekly Affton and Shrewsbury police blotter for Dec. 3-9.
Friday, Dec. 3 Cash and electronics were stolen in a burglary of a home on the 4700 block of Reavis Barracks Road, in St. George. Saturday, Dec. 4 Sunday, Dec. 5 Monday, Dec. 6 Tuesday, Dec. 7 Wednesday, Dec. 8 Thursday, Dec. 9