Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Shelby Dasher has reportedly admitted to striking her son and hiding his body.
Shelby Dasher of Affton is being charged with second degree murder in the death of her toddler, whose body was found yesterday. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the charges at a Wednesday afternoon press conference. Dasher, 20, is being held on a $500,000 cash only bond. McCulloch said that Dasher told investigators she repeatedly struck her 13-month-old son Tyler Dasher in the head and body when he wouldn't stay quiet and go back to sleep. The child died, and police say Dasher dumped his body in some bushes along Des Peres Parkway, about 1 mile from her home at 7730 Clevedon Street. The medical examiner has ruled that the child's cause of death was blunt force trauma, McCulloch said. At 11:30 a.m. Tuesday …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Century Credit Union on Lemay Ferry Road was previously robbed by the same man on July 13.
The Century Credit Union at 1540 Lemay Ferry Rd. was robbed for the second time this month on Wednesday. Police suspect the same man was responsible for both robberies. St. Louis County Police responded to the Lemay bank robbery call at 3 p.m. Wednesday. According to media relations officer Rick Eckhard, a man had entered the bank and left a note on the counter demanding money. The man then fled the bank on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, running down an alley toward Stake 'N Shake. No one was hurt, and no weapon was displayed. Police described the suspect as an unshaven white male of medium build between 5-feet, 10-inches tall and 6-feet, 2-inches tall. He wore a camo ball cap, jeans and a long-sleeved, light blue collared shirt…
Friday, June 24, 2011
The use of fireworks is against the law in St. Louis County, but it is permitted in Franklin, Jefferson and St. Charles counties.
If you live in Affton and were planning to hold your own fireworks display to celebrate the Fourth of July, you may want to think twice. That’s because the sale, use and possession of fireworks in St. Louis County is illegal. “The ban also includes all 91 municipalities included within the county,” said Mac Scott, a county spokesperson. “Violation of the law could cost between $50 and $1,000. The fee is at the discretion of the judge.” Rick Eckhard, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, said his office steps up patrols around the holiday and typically receives an increased number of calls regarding the use of fireworks. Eckhard did not have any statistics on the number of tickets handed out for fireworks violations. “…
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
The family of four died in an domestic incident, police believe.
The four family members whose bodies were found in their Affton home on Friday were shot, St. Louis County Police confirmed Tuesday. Dennis Worden, 50; Dianna Worden, 44; Brandon Greene, 26; and Emily Dreiman, 18 were found Friday morning at 5352 Vine Ave. Emily Dreiman was scheduled to graduate from Affton High School that night. Police said that while they were investigating the case as a homicide, they believed the violence resulted from a domestic situation in the home. They are not searching for an outside suspect. County Police spokesperson Rick Eckhard said that police had no other new information about the case that they were ready to release. More information is expected when the medical examiner’s report is completed. Ron Monks, …
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Police say the 64-year-old victim was stabbed in an apparent robbery. Another victim was shot, but survived.
Two men and one woman have been charged with murder in Friday’s homicide of Dennis M. Price at a house on New Hampshire Avenue in Affton. Kenneth A. Medert, 29, of Barnhart, MO, Sandra A. Medert, 33, of Arnold, and Matthew L. Angle-Marshall, 19, of Arnold, were all charged Sunday with one count of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree robbery, one count of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action, according to a press release issued by St. Louis County Police spokesman Rick Eckhard. The Friday night robbery took place on the 8600 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Affton, near Affton High School. Police responded to reports of gunshots and found Price dead and the 61-year-old homeowner wounded by a gunshot. …
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Police took persons of interest into custody Saturday.
One man is dead and another wounded after a shooting in Affton Friday night. Police responded at 10:30 p.m. Friday to a report of gunshots on the 8600 block of New Hampshire Avenue, according to a news release from county police spokesman Rick Eckhard. Police discovered 64-year-old Dennis M. Price of Desoto, MO, dead at the house. The medical examiner’s office has not released the cause of death. The 61-year-old homeowner, a friend of Price, was shot, but his wounds were not life threatening. Police believe that the men were the victims of a robbery. Eckhard said in the release that county police took several persons of interest into custody at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Charges have not been filed and the case is still under investigation.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
St. Louis County Police will not be investigating any further Michael Muessig’s death at Kerry Ingredients and Flavours.
A man’s death at a manufacturing facility in Affton last Friday morning has been ruled an accident by investigators, according to Rick Eckhard, spokesperson for the St. Louis County Police Department. Although Eckhard was unable to disclose details about what happened on the scene, he did provide a witness account that stated Michael Muessig was pinned between two industrial forklifts at a Kerry Ingredients and Flavours factory located at 8155 New Hampshire Ave. “Apparently another worker saw the individual was pinned between the two pieces of equipment and contacted the police,” Eckhard said. Muessig was transported to St. John’s Mercy Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. “This is not really a police investigation since …
Friday, December 17, 2010
The two suspects are considered armed and dangerous.
CORRECTION: The original photo posted of the suspect Belvin L. Williams was inaccurate. That photo was provided by the St. Louis County Police Department in error. The original photo has been removed and replaced with the correct photo, also provided by the county police. The original story also named the suspect "Belvin J. Williams," as per a police media advisory. The correct name is "Belvin L. Williams." Corrected at 3:25 p.m., Dec. 17. St. Louis County Police are seeking two suspects considered armed and dangerous after a fatal shooting took place Thursday at the Cedar Creek Lodge apartment complex in Affton. Belvin L. Williams, 26, is wanted for questioning, according to Rick Eckhard, St. Louis County Police media relations officer…