Tuesday, January 22, 2013
City staffers prepare to move to new City Hall this month. City offices will be closed during Jan. 28 to 30.
By next month, Wildwood city staffers, along with St. Louis County Police Department 6th Precinct officers who service the city, will be headquartered in a new building that combines all of Wildwood's municipal offerings under one roof for the first time in the city's history. A 26,000-square-foot new facility was built on city property located on the south side of Main Street, across from B&B Wildwood 10 Theatres. It includes meeting rooms, city staffers' business offices, a large community room and innovative, environmentally friendly features that meet many industry Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) attributes. The building reflects needs, functions and factors as set forth by a City Hall Steering Committee, …
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 …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Police Log Oct. 1-7: Burglar uses garage door to enter Wildwood home to steal items on kitchen counter. License and money taken from purse at BBQ Bash, stated St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood Precinct officers.
Following are recent incidences handled by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers: Six different incidences of rocks or bricks being thrown through car windows occurred on Oct. 1; two each at Melrose, Ossenfort, and Waterfront Way. Money and a license were taken from a purse at the annual BBQ Bash on Oct. 1. An arrest was made on the suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and drug violation on Manchester Road on Oct. 3. A person was arrested on Missouri Route 100 and Taylor for an outstanding warrant and possession of marijuana during Oct. 4. A person was arrested at Fox Creek and Model Realty for an outstanding warrant on Oct. 4. Police received two noise complaints of loud music at the Big Chief …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
In addition to the owner of some goats getting cited twice in one week for the animals' exploration, St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers handled the following incidents between Sept. 24-30.
Following are recent incidences handled by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers: Officers were called to Manchester and Woods Roads due to goats running loose on Sept. 26; the owner was cited. The same development occurred again on Sept. 29, and the owner was cited again. A traffic stop led to a suspect Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) arrest on Missouri Route 109 and New College on Sept. 27. A person involved in an accident was arrested for outstanding warrants at 2400 Hwy. 109 on Sept. 28. Police took a report for a vehicle window shattered by unknown means on Wynncrest Manor on Sept. 29. A person was arrested for a felony amount of marijuana during a traffic stop on Ridge Road on Sept. 29. A person was …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Police Log: Another suicide attempt resulted in a missing person search last week in Wildwood, and police also handled drug violations. An iPhone was stolen at a Wildwood school.
St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers responded to the following developments between Sept. 10-13: Police were called about a suicidal person on Green Pines on Sept. 10, and the person could not be located. A missing person report was made, but the person later was found and transported to a local hospital. There was an accident, with no injuries, on Old State and Old State Spur on Sept. 10. A summons was issued for a drug violation on a car stop at Westglen and Thunderhead Canyon on Sept. 10. A summons was issued for a drug violation on a car stop at Manchester and Missouri Route 100 on Sept. 11. Graffiti was found on the pedestrian bridge over Missouri Route 100 on Sept. 11. An iPhone was stolen at Lafayette…
Friday, September 7, 2012
Police Log: A variety of accidents happened again within Wildwood's city limits, but none of them with reported injuries. What's up with all the accidents lately? Perhaps some of them were dodging the reported animal running loose.
St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers responded to the following developments between Aug. 27 to Aug. 31: An i-Pod was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Ridge Bend Drive on Aug. 27. Police issued a summons to a pet owner for an animal running loose on Maple Avenue on Aug. 29. A GPS and phone charger were stolen from a vehicle on Jubilee Hill on Aug. 29. A rash of accidents—with five of the 12 total occurring somewhere on Missouri Route 109—with no reported injuries occurred at the following places and dates: Details for this article were provided by the St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood officers.
Friday, June 15, 2012
A year ago, Eureka Police Department officers established a 24/7 drop box for unwanted medications. Now all four St. Louis County police precincts are following suit. Capt. Kenneth Williams in Wildwood heads the new effort.
Four collection boxes now are available at St. Louis County police precinct stations for residents to dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, police announced today. Local residents can be more than proud of this initiative, because the Eureka Police Department piloted this concept, and have been quite successful. Additionally, the countywide concept is being led by Capt. Kenneth Williams, who heads the St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct. In September of 2009, Eureka Police Department officers became the first St. Louis County location to host a medication 'Take Back' event. After hosting several more Take Back events over the next year and half and continuing to see an increase in the …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A liquor license application for Big Chief Restaurant on Manchester Road's historic Route 66 in Wildwood leads to public hearing Tuesday night.
Due to Big Chief Roadhouse Restaurant's close proximity to Wildwood Middle School and Living Word United Methodist Church, the new owners' request for a liquor license required a public hearing. The hearing was held Tuesday evening at the Wildwood city council meeting. Wildwood city clerk Lynne Green-Beldner said all police and zoning-related matters for the restaurant had been approved. City Council member Ron James, Ward 6, said the current owners had spent quite a bit of money remodeling the restaurant. "I hope it can reopen soon, as its a historic restaurant along Route 66. I wish them good luck." The restaurant building has been in place since 1929, and is listed on the national register of historic places. When City Council member …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Former Wildwood police officer promoted to sergeant.
St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch announced the promotions of Sgt. Dana Fulton to the rank of lieutenant, in addition to detectives Devin Rose and Joanna Jensen to the rank of sergeant, according to a news release from police officer and media representative Rick Eckhard. Lt. Dana Fulton is a 23-year police veteran currently assigned to the Bureau of Computer Services. He has served in the Affton Southwest and Wildwood Precincts, Bureau of Central Police Records, MetroLink Unit and School Services. Fulton has received 11 awards, commendations, and letters of appreciation. Sgt. Devin Rose is a 14-year police veteran currently assigned to the Division of Criminal Investigation. He also served in Central and West St. Louis County …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
To report a sighting of this person or any of the individuals on St. Louis County's Most Wanted list, please call 314-615-4692 or contact St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). This one was last seen in Chesterfield.
The St. Louis County Police Department website updates its 10 Most Wanted list as fugitives are apprehended. The list currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, robbery, assaulting an officer, forgery, stealing, statutory rape, distributing and manufacturing controlled substances and resisting arrest. 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. Click here to see photos and details about the other nine, top suspects wanted in St. Louis County. To provide information on the whereabouts of anyone on the 10 Most Wanted list for St. Louis County, call the St. Louis County Police Department …