Monday, March 18, 2013
They were honored during an annual banquet hosted by the Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association.
Two St. Louis County Police Department officers who work in South County were honored during a banquet on Sunday, March 10. Officer Dustin Blake, from the third precinct in Affton, and Officer Brett Steinhoff, from the fourth precinct in Mehlville and Oakville, were named Officers of the Year during the banquet. They were given awards and more than $300 in gift certificates from local restaurants and Wehrenberg Theatres. The banquet, which drew more than 200 people, was hosted by the Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association. Kathleen Luepke and Jean Larkin co-chaired a banquet committee, which also included Karen Hernandez, Linda Juelfs, Linda Kohnen, Janis McCracken and Bob Boyer. Other attendees included Chief Tim Fitch; Lt. Col. …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Affton police officers patrol the neighborhood to help keep our streets safe. If you've ever wanted to learn more about how they do it, here's how.
Have you ever wanted to learn more about how your police work in your neighborhood? The St. Louis County Police Affton Precinct is set to hold a Citizens Police Academy next month. At each night of the academy, attendees will hear from different speakers, such as a burglary detective one night or an automotive theft detective on another, Officer Dave Sebek said. Attendees will learn more about police equipment, meet with a canine officer and tour the police building, Sebek said. "It's a way to see the different aspects of the department that you don't normally see on a daily basis," Sebek said. The academy will be held through four Wednesday evenings and one Saturday morning in April: A printable application is attached to this artice…
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Law enforcement and school district officials shared area crises plans at a Safe Schools Partnership meeting Thursday. Police-led training could be provided to teachers and administrators.
St. Louis area police and school administrators are taking security measures in schools to the next level, even to the point of perhaps conducting training for teachers about how to disarm intruders and negotiate with shooters who invade schools. St. Louis County Police Department officers and members of the Safe Schools Partnership met Thursday morning at the Rockwood School District Administrative Annex in Eureka to continue discussions about how to bolster future safety in schools. St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch said police teams are offering to survey the crises and emergency plans for the corresponding schools they service, especially to ensure everyone involved is operating from the same premises. "This meeting was about …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The list of the St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County 10 Most Wanted list currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, forgery, unlawful use of a weapon, statutory rape, domestic assault, murder and distribution of a controlled substance. Among them is Pengfei Hua, pictured here. He is wanted for assault on a law officer, assault in the third degree and resisting-interfering with an arrest. To provide information on the whereabouts of Hua or anyone on the 10 Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department tip line at 314-615-4692 or contact St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). Click here to view the full St. Louis County Most Wanted list.
Monday, December 24, 2012
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 Alfredo V. Barrera, pictured here. He is wanted on charges of assault in the 1st degree, domestic assault, assault in the 3rd degree and property Damage. His last known address is in St. Louis. To provide information on the whereabouts of Barrera 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. …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The St. Louis County Police Department and the St. Louis Port Authority applied jointly for a grant that paid for the acquisition.
In addition to a new mobile equipment storage truck and armored vehicle, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a new helicopter for its Metro Air Support Division. The $2.1 million craft is a MD-500e helicopter that will replace an older 1967 surplus army helicopter currently used by Metro Air Support, maintaining its fleet of aircraft at six. The St. Louis County Police Department was able to purchase the helicopter by jointly applying with the St. Louis Port Authority for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Urban Areas Security Initiative. The grant paid for the entirety of the cost. Bureau of Patrol Support Commander Capt. John Belmar said this means Metro Air Support will work more closely with the …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Incident report from the St. Louis County Police Department, Affton Precinct.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Students learned from St. Louis County Police Department officers on how data is collected from a crime scene, including the collection of blood, fingerprints and other physical evidence.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Many thanks to the Affton School District's Erica Chandler for sharing this information with the community. Have some news to share? Email Lindsay.Toler@patch.com or post an announcement directly to the site. Members of the St. Louis County Police Department spoke to students in the Project Lead the Way Biomedical program at Affton High School on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Detective Sam Crespo, from the Crime Scene Department of the St. Louis County Police, and Ryan Campbell, Forensic Scientist III – Chemistry, related how their professions involve the biomedical sciences. The HOSA (Health Occupation Student Association) students learned about the tests and data collection that goes on in a crime scene from Detective Crespo, including how the …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
This former Chesterfield man is on St. Louis County's Most Wanted list. To report a sighting of any of the following Most Wanted Fugitives, call 314-615-4692 or contact St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS).
Officers for the St. Louis County Police Department website update the Most Wanted list as fugitives are apprehended. The list currently includes suspects wanted for statutory sodomy, unlawful uses of weapons, burglary, child abuse, robbery, child kidnapping, stealing, forgery, assault of law officers, statutory rape and domestic assault. Among current suspects is Mohsen Abu-Khudeier, whose photo accompanies this article. His last known address was in Chesterfield, and he is wanted for attempted enticement of a child. He is 38 years old. Click here to see photos and details about the other top eight suspects wanted in St. Louis County. To provide information on the whereabouts of anyone on the Most Wanted list for St. Louis County, call …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
On Aug. 28, victim reported being approached at 9:40 p.m. by man as she was getting into her car inside the campus' Snow Way garage. The man claimed to have knife, and ordered her into her car to drive to several bank ATMs to withdraw cash.
St. Louis County Police report Wednesday morning that the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued warrants Tuesday on William James Cobbins, for one count of First Degree Robbery and one count of Kidnapping in reference to the investigation of a reported robbery and abduction of a 23-year-old woman on Aug. 28 on the campus of Washington University. A $75,000 cash-only bond has been issued. Cobbins is 22 years old, and was last living at the 1600 block of Pine in St. Louis, according to authorities. The ongoing investigation by detectives from the St Louis County Police Department, Bureau of Crimes Against Persons, and the Washington University Police Department led to the arrest of Cobbins on Monday at his residence.