Wednesday, May 15, 2013
St. Louis County Police said officers found Bobby Bird and Kaleb Briggs outside the burglarized house.
Two men were caught in the backyard of a Wildwood home they burglarized Monday, St. Louis County Police said. Bobby Bird, 28, of Wildwood, and Kaleb Briggs, 28, each were charged Tuesday with second-degree burglary and felony theft. St. Louis County Police said Bird and Briggs were arrested in the backyard of a home in the 100 block of Cherry Hills Meadows Drive in Wildwood. Police said they had just left the house at about 1:55 p.m. Monday and had a silver necklace and three gold rings taken from the home. Value of the stolen jewelry was estimated at $1,500. Join Eureka-Wildwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Briggs’ address was listed as 1621 First St. in St. Louis, the St. Louis Community Release …
Monday, April 29, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Roy Anthony Garozzo was driving halfway on the road's shoulder, swerved over and nearly struck another car.
A Chesterfield man is accused of his seventh alcohol-impaired driving charge after being pulled over on Manchester Road in Wildwood. Roy Anthony Garozzo, 52, of the 1000 block of Westmeade Drive in Chesterfield, was charged April 19 with driving while intoxicated as a chronic offender. Garozzo has six previous alcohol-related driving convictions. St. Louis County Police said an officer saw Garozzo driving halfway on the shoulder of the road at 11:57 p.m. March 23 at Manchester Road near Ellisville Towne Centre Drive. He then swerved over, almost striking another car, the officer said. The officer pulled Garozzo’s car over and noticed a strong smell of alcohol. He said Garozzo had bloodshot and watery eyes. The officer said Garozzo did …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Jonathan E. Williams was charged Thursday with two counts of distributing a controlled substance.
A West County man faces two drug charges after St. Louis County Police said he twice sold marijuana to an undercover officer. Jonathan Everett Williams, 20, of the 1400 block of Carriage Bridge Trail in West St. Louis County just west of Valley Park, was charged Thursday with two counts of distributing a controlled substance. St. Louis County Police said Williams sold 28 grams of marijuana to an undercover officer at Williams’ home March 28. Police said he then sold 112 grams of marijuana to the officer on Wednesday. Bail was set at $25,000 for Williams.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Clint Terrill, charged with driving while intoxicated in March 2013 and April 2012, has previous DWI convictions in 2009 and 2010.
A Wildwood man faces a felony charge after being pulled over for swerving on Westglen Farms Drive near Downey Terrace on March 16. Clint Terrill, 25, of the 18700 block of Hardt Road in Wildwood, was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated (DWI) as a persistent offender. He has two previous DWI convictions, and has another DWI charge pending. St. Louis County Police reported an officer spotted Terrill’s car swerving and almost striking other cars on Westglen Farms Drive at about 1:30 a.m. March 16. The officer pulled Terrill over and noticed a strong odor of alcohol and said Terrill had glassy and bloodshot eyes. He said Terrill admitted drinking about eight beers and smoking several bowls of marijuana. Terrill did poorly on a …
Monday, March 25, 2013
St. Louis County Police said a landlord contacted them about his tenant growing pot. The man lives in unincorporated St. Louis County near Eureka and Wildwood.
A man from unincorporated West St. Louis County faces charges that he grew marijuana in his home after police received a call from his landlord. Andrew Ivanchuck, 21, of the 700 block of Diecke Road near Route 66 State Park, bordering Eureka and Wildwood, was charged March 4 with producing a controlled substance. Prior coverage: Controlled Substance Arrest Made of Young Eurekan St. Louis County Police said they obtained consent to search the home following a call from the Ivanchuck’s landlord and discovered marijuana growing in the house on May 31, 2012. Lab analysis confirmed more than 285 grams of marijuana were growing in the home, according to a court document. Police said Ivanchuck told officers he grew the marijuana for personal use…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
NEWS NEARBY: St. Louis County Police said Valley Park resident Maurice Conner, 24, stabbed the man in the arm after the boyfriend objected to him preparing food for children in his Riverview home.
Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A Valley Park man is accused of stabbing his mother’s boyfriend in the arm Feb. 11 in Riverview in an argument over food. Maurice Conner, 24, of the first block of Cheryl Lane in Valley Park, was charged Feb. 12 with second-degree assault. St. Louis County Police said Conner was at his mother’s boyfriend’s home, and two young children in the residence had not been fed. When Conner went into the kitchen to get them some food, the boyfriend objected and the two argued, police said. Witnesses told police that during the argument Conner picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed the man in the arm. Conner told …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Webster Groves woman has two previous DWI convictions, according to St. Louis County Police.
A woman faces felony charges after St. Louis County prosecutors said she was driving drunk near the Missouri Route 109 and Shepard Road intersection in Wildwood. Christine Baichly, 29, of the 8200 block of Watson Road in Webster Groves, was charged Jan. 7 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender. Baichly has two previous DWI convictions, once on June 17, 2008, in Kirkwood and another on Nov. 18, 2008, in Arkansas. St. Louis County Police said Baichly was stopped for a traffic violation at 9:48 p.m. Feb. 6, 2012, at the Missouri Route 109 (Eatherton Road) and Shepard Road intersection. The officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol on her breath, and the defendant performed poorly on sobriety tests. A warrant was issued for …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
St. Louis County Police issued a warning about the deadly hallucinogen after a West St. Louis County parent said she believes her daughter may have been slipped N-Bomb at a New Year's Eve party in Wildwood, and nearly overdosed.
St. Louis County Police are warning parents and teens about a new synthetic drug called "N-Bomb" that is already responsible for deaths in several states. The first publicized acknowledgment of N-Bomb in the area is thought to have been in Wildwood, stemming from a New Year's Eve party. The name stems from its chemical composition, 2C-I-NBOMe or 25INBOMe, and police said it is a powerful hallucinogen that is a more potent and deadly derivative of mescaline. It has been reportedly responsible for fatal overdoses in California, North Dakota, Minnesota, Louisiana and Virginia. St. Louis County Police said the substance has been purchased undercover in the metro area by drug detectives. St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch said it's …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The man stole an autographed jersey and electronics, and also sold stolen gold, Edward Jones insignia jewelry.
A High Ridge man burglarized a Wildwood home in early December, and also pawned gold Edward Jones jewelry, St. Louis County Police said. James S. Bright, 25, of the 6200 block of Sunshine Drive in High Ridge, was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary, felony theft and receiving stolen property. St. Louis County Police said Bright broke into a home in the 500 block of Nantucket Pointe Drive in Wildwood between 7:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Dec. 7. According to the police report, he stole an autographed sports jersey, 46-inch flat-screen TV and an iMac computer monitor. Bright also is charged with selling a gold Edward Jones insignia ring with diamonds, a gold wedding ring and an Edward Jones anniversary gold pin on Dec. 8. He was captured …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Another driver was injured after the woman drove her car into other vehicles stopped at traffic light on Highway 141.
A West St. Louis County driver faces a criminal charge after the woman struck two cars waiting at a stoplight on southbound Highway 141 in Ballwin, injuring another driver. St. Louis County Police said the woman who caused the accident was driving while intoxicated. Sarah C. Johnson, 42, of the 2400 block of Barrett Heights Drive in West St. Louis County, was charged Saturday with second-degree assault. St. Louis County Police said Johnson was southbound on Highway 141 and hit cars stopped at a stoplight near Milldale Drive and Manoro Way at the Ballwin city limits. One of the other drivers fractured a vertebra, police said. An officer responding to the accident smelled alcohol on Johnson, who told the officer she had two glasses of wine …