Friday, May 17, 2013
The fight involved adults and broke out at the recreation center on May 9 following a basketball game.
Police were called to the West County YMCA last week after a fight broke out following a basketball match. Chesterfield Police said the May 9 incident involved adults and began with an argument over a "sporting disagreement" that escalated when an unknown subject pushed once of the victims in the chest. The scuffle resulted in some minor bruises, Police said, and is being investigated as a case of assault. Related stories: Join Chesterfield Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Tempers were flaring in the area over issues ranging from cell phones to cancelled trips.
Tempers were flaring across Chesterfield last week after police reported four cases of assault that started out as verbal arguments. The arguments ranged over issues from cell phones to cancelled trips, but none of the cases involved any serious injuries. Details on the incidents were reported in the Chesterfield Police Department’s weekly crime log. Read more Chesterfield crime stories: Join Chesterfield Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
In his blog, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch cited St. Louis Community College's mishandling of the assault of a Chesterfield student on its Meramec campus as an example.
In the wake of an attack on a Chesterfield student on the campus of St. Louis Community College-Meramec and its subsequent mishandling by the university, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch is urging schools to be more aggressive in their treatment of suspects in criminal incidents. Writing in his blog, Fitch said that part of the problem is that educational institutions often would rather handle crimes as "school violations" instead of notifying police. “This goes on more than you realize,” Fitch wrote. “Schools, like most instiutions that rely on public support for funding, do not want to look bad or admit they have problems for fear that their next bond issue or tax increase might not pass.” Fitch then specifically referenced his …
Friday, April 26, 2013
The bartender suffered a broken nose that had to be surgically repaired and a large gash that required a plastic surgeon.
A Manchester woman is accused of smashing a cocktail glass into a bartender’s face as she was being removed from a bar in Chesterfield. The bartender suffered a broken nose that required a surgery to correct and a large gash that had to be attended to by a plastic surgeon. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Jayne K. Baning, 52, of the 600 block of Chatelet Lane in Manchester, was charged Friday with second-degree assault. Chesterfield Police said that a bartender at Smitty’s Food and Drink, 14874 Clayton Road, was attempting to remove Baning from the bar Jan. 29. Baning threw a drink in her face and then smashed the glass against the woman’s face. Bail for Baning was set at $15,000, cash only. For more crime …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Another driver was injured after the woman drove her car into other vehicles stopped at at traffic light on Highway 141.
A West 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 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 before driving. …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Chesterfield man was charged with assault after police said he swung his stick and hit the other player in the face, breaking his jaw in multiple places.
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- Joe Scott
Monday, December 10, 2012
An ice hockey player faces a criminal charge for hitting another player in the face with his hockey stick, shattering the man’s jaw Oct. 14 during a recreational game at the Brentwood Recreation Complex. Kevin Stephens, 27, of the 15600 block of Parasol Drive in Chesterfield, was charged Thursday with second-degree assault. Brentwood Police said Stephens swung his stick at the other player during a no-contact league hockey game. The incident happened outside of play, according to the police report. The man’s jaw was broken in multiple places, and he now has 17 permanent screws in his jaw as a result of the assault, police said. Stephens posted a $50,000 cash bond and was released Friday after being taken into custody Thursday.
Friday, June 22, 2012
August 17 sentencing. Also guilty to assault in connection with injuring passenger.
Prosecutors say a Chesterfield man could face seven years in prison for causing the death of Chesterfield teacher Janet Esrock, when he drove drunk into her car on Wildhorse Creek Road. Patrick J. McCormick, 53, pleaded guilty Friday morning to first-degree involuntary manslaughter involving a DWI and second-degree assault, in St. Louis County Circuit Court. McCormick told the court he was being treated for depression, and no longer worked. He was a facilities director at Saint Louis University Medical Center. McCormick was legally drunk when he drove his car head-on into another on Wildhorse Creek Road August 26, fatally injuring 50-year-old Janet Esrock, a Whitfield School teacher, and seriously injuring her teenage son, Jon Esrock. …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Events included backing down the I-64 exit ramp for Chesterfield Parkway, running through a fence and striking another car, causing it to roll over.
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Monday, April 16, 2012
A man is being charged with several crimes in a string of events that included him backing down an exit ramp back towards Interstate 64. A Chesterfield Police report gives the following account. Scott Trittschuh, 36, of Granite City, IL took the exit ramp from westbound Interstate 64 to Chesterfield Parkway on Tuesday when he stopped and began backing up at a high speed. He lost control and went through a fence. Trittschuh’s car then hit another vehicle, which rolled over injuring the driver. Trittschuh then drove away. A police officer found him in a parking lot at 13275 Olive Blvd. near Interstate 270 in Creve Coeur. Trittschuh smelled of alcohol and had a blood-alcohol content of 0.106 percent, according to the report. The officer also …
Friday, July 22, 2011
The Chesterfield Police blotter provides information on reported incidents from July 13 though July 19.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. July 13 July 14 July 15 July 16 July 17 July 18 July 19 Earlier July 10 For questions about this blotter, email email@example.com.
Friday, July 15, 2011
The Chesterfield Police blotter provides information on reported incidents from July 4 to July 11.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. July 4 July 5 July 6 July 7 July 8 July 9 July 10 Earlier June 23 Someone took a cellphone that was left at the victim's place of employment in the 200 block of Woods Mill Road. July 1 Someone took cash and alcohol from an unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of Forestlac Court. July 2 July 3 A 19-year-old man took merchandise from his employer in the 17000 block of Chesterfield Airport Road. For questions about this blotter, email firstname.lastname@example.org.