Thursday, December 13, 2012
Wildwood's police service specifics for next year were approved at Monday night's city council meeting. It was done within a multiyear master agreement entered into during 2007 and extending through 2021.
Wildwood city council members on Monday approved a $2,946,544.08 contract with St. Louis County Police Department for 2013 services. This amount represents only a $4,288 increase over the 2012 agreement. The contract encompasses 33 officers and one civilian, who serves as the office administrator. The city's Board of Public Safety members, who are Wildwood residents, reviewed the terms prior to council members, and unanimously recommended its approval. Those board members are: Bill Garrett, Charlie Spohn and Bud Mantle. Wildwood marshal Bob Warren chairs the group. Wildwood city administrator Dan Dubruiel reported about negotiations regarding this police services agreement at several of the last few city council meetings. He specifically …
Friday, November 9, 2012
St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers handled the following incidents between Oct. 29-Nov. 4, including a liquor violation on Manchester were officer saw underage subject buying beer.
Following are recent incidences handled by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers: Oct. 29: An accident occurred on Missouri Route 109 at Taylor; no injury. Another accident happened in the 16500 block of Manchester; no injury. An accident developed on Missouri Route 100 at Taylor involving a deer; no injury to the driver. Property was reported as destroyed on Westridge Oaks Drive where a large U-haul truck drove over common ground and was stuck in mud. It was reported three days later, but the person responsible for it is unknown. Oct 30: An accident happened on Missouri Route 109 at Shepard; no injury. A second accident occurred on Missouri Route 100 at Pond involving a deer; no injury to the driver. Oct. 31…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
POLICE LOG Oct. 22-28: More people were found trespassing on Zombie Road in Wildwood, while someone turned themselves in. Drug violations were discovered, and beer was stolen from a gas station/convenience store.
Following are recent incidences handled by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers: Oct. 22: An accident occurred on Shepard at Shepard Oaks; no injury. An accident involving a deer happened on Clayton at McBride Pointe; no injury to the people involved. A person turned himself in at the Wildwood Precinct station for leaving a scene of an accident. Police checked on an open door on Cove Landing. A resident turned in a cell phone found in a yard on Hunters Crest Drive. Oct. 23: An accident happened on Missouri Route 109 at Rockwood Forest Ridge; no injury. An accident with injuries occurred on Missouri Route 109 at Persimmons. Police were called to a domestic assault situation on Lakefield Place; a person was …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Police Log: TP-ing houses in Wildwood hit an all-time high last week, with an apparent connection to Lafayette High Homecoming observations. Police were told one incident contained $300 spent on toilet paper.
Following are recent incidences handled by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers: Oct. 8: Oct. 9: Oct. 10: Oct. 11: Oct. 12: Oct. 13: Oct. 14: Details for this article were provided by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood officers.
Monday, September 17, 2012
This local officer also was recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) last year.
Wildwood police officer John Hallquist recently was honored at a city council meeting for his commitment to public safety, per a recommendation by the city's Public Safety Board members. Capt. Kenneth Williams, commander of the St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct, said Hallquist's consistent self-initiated enforcement work has contributed significantly to public safety within Wildwood' s borders. "Officer Hallquist's work reflects well on himself, as well as Wildwood and the St. Louis County Police Department," he said. Hallquist started with the St. Louis County Police Department in July 1995. He was assigned to the Wildwood Precinct in November 2007. During the 30-month period ending on June 30, 2012, Hallquist had…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Based on current Wildwood police reports, the number of citations issued for trespassing is on the rise and making a splash. Some larcenies resulted along with the trespassing. And don't total the car if you're going to steal it.
Trespassing on Wildwood property, particularly in the city's parks, appears to have been an increasing problem this month, based on reports from St. Louis County Police Department—Wildwood (6th) Precinct. Wildwood Police Capt. Kenneth Williams said a pattern arose when residents tried to use or hide in the parks after dark. Closing times for Wildwood's parks typically is a half-hour after sunset. Authorities said the parks have on-site warning signs. Police said after some destruction of property recently occurred, patrols around the city's park ramped up. As reported in Eureka-Wildwood Patch on Nov. 8, 2010, a new after-hours policy was established to dissuade people from going on Rock Hollow Trail after dark. The consequence for being …
Friday, January 20, 2012
The waiting of the last 48 hours is over. Here's whose glasses at which you've been looking and guessing.
For WhozIt or WhatzIt Wednesday, we asked Patch readers to guess what a particular object was or to whom it belonged. We promised to provide the answer today. Electronic drum roll ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓ The item featured on Wednesday was the set of eye glasses worn by Capt. Kenneth Williams, commander of the St. Louis County Police Department 6th Precinct for Wildwood. Thanks for being a good sport, Capt. Williams. And thanks for playing WhozIt or WhatzIt. Keep checking for when you'll have the next chance to guess about a person or item within Eureka or Wildwood.