Thursday, April 18, 2013
The district manager for the company said their first day in business is going well.
Updated 2:40 p.m. with additional media and information. Raising Cane’s, a fast food chain that specializes in chicken fingers, is celebrating the opening of its Chesterfield Mall location today and giving free meals to its first 100 customers. The restaurant chain prides itself on its exclusive dedication to the fried poultry specialty and opened at 10 a.m. following an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Damon Thomas, District Manager for Raising Cane's, said they were getting off to a good start with people "responding really well to it so far." The restaurant actually had several individuals lined up and waiting for the restaurant to official open at 8 a.m., he said. "They had been to other locations and just loved the …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Police are waiting for lab results to confirm the identity of the substance found on the suspect.
Police are investigating possible charges for heroin possession for a shoplifter who took items from a department store in Chesterfield Mall. Mall security caught the suspect, described as a 30-year-old female, after she attempted to conceal clothing and then take it without paying from Dillards April 4. Chesterfield Police Officer Michael Ryffel said she could be charged with possession of a controlled substance in addition to a stealing misdemeanor. “The substance that we believe to be heroin, pending testing, was found on her person during booking,” he said. Read more Chesterfield crime stories: Connect with Us: Facebook | Twitter | Newsletters | Blogging | Posting Photos | Announcements | Events
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The owner of the store is a Chesterfield resident who already has two locations in Mid-Rivers Mall in St. Peters.
A Chesterfield woman is looking to expand her pretzel empire this spring with the opening of a new Pretzelmaker store in Chesterfield Mall. A resident of the Wildhorse subdivision, Carmen Mahoney already owns a franchise of the national chain with two locations in the Mid-Rivers Mall in St. Peters. The new venture represents something of a twist, however, since she said it will be “co-branded” with Great American Cookies. With the success of her initial two locations, Mahoney said she was looking to expand and settled on the Chesterfield Mall after a real estate specialist with CBL Associates, the mall’s owner, informed her of an opportunity. The Pretzelmakers/Great American Cookie store will be replacing frozen yogurt shop Slimberry and …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The national fast food chain will be opening one of its first Missouri locations on April 18.
Chicken finger fans rejoice, you will soon have a restaurant dedicated almost exclusively to the fried poultry specialty here in Chesterfield with the announcement that a Raising Cane’s will be opening in Chesterfield Mall. A representative of the national fast-food chain said they are currently planning for an April 18 opening. The restaurant is part of a trio of locations that represents the company’s first foray into the St. Louis market and all three will be situated in shopping malls. According to Raising Cane’s website, the St. Louis Galleria in Brentwood and Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters will also soon be home to the chicken finger-specializing establishments. Originally opened in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1996, the fast-food chain …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The teen could face charges of misdemeanor drug possession.
A 13-year-old boy could be facing charges of misdemeanor drug possession after security at Chesterfield Mall discovered he had marijuana. Police said the incident occurred on March 2 at around 7 p.m. when a mall security guard checked a group of kids that included the 13-year-old suspect. He found what was described as a “small amount” of pot and notified the juvenile’s parents. It was not immediately clear what prompted mall security to stop the kids. Chesterfield Police Officer Mike Ryffel said that unlike an official law enforcement officer, security guards are considered private citizens and do not need a reason or probable cause to stop and question someone. “There are some limitations, but they are not bound by the Fourth Amendment …
Friday, March 1, 2013
An unknown suspect was able to elude mall security after grabbing handfuls of clothes and fleeing the department store.
A thief with quick hands and fast feet nabbed more than $500 in clothes from a department store in Chesterfield Mall Tuesday. Police said that an unknown suspect entered Dillards at around 3:22 p.m., grabbed handfuls of high-value clothing and then fled the store. Such a “grab and run” is often able to elude mall security by having a getaway car parked outside the entrance, according to Chesterfield Police Officer Mike Ryffel. “They jump in and are gone,” he said. Read more Chesterfield crime stories:
Friday, February 1, 2013
Chesterfield Police are searching for a suspect who grabbed a handful of jeans and then fled the store in a case of hit-and-run shoplifting.
Chesterfield Police are investigating a case of hit-and-run shoplifting at the Dillards department store in Chesterfield Mall that resulted in the theft of more than $500 in designer jeans. On Jan. 28, an unknown suspect grabbed a handful of jeans and then ran out of the store, eluding security. By the time store personnel realized what had happened, Chesterfield Officer Mike Ryffel said the quick thief already had a head start. The case is still under investigation. Under Missouri law, any instance of theft were the stolen items are valued at more than $500 is considered a felony. Read more Chesterfield crime stories:
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Chesterfield Police reported that the incident took place in a store that had been left vacant and before the new tenants had moved in.
Several mannequins in Chesterfield Mall were left naked recently after an unknown suspect nabbed their clothes. Chesterfield Police reported this week that sometime between Nov. 15 and Dec. 21 of last year, an individual snuck into a store that had been left vacant and lifted the outfits from several display mannequins prior to a new tenant moving in. The value of the stolen items is estimated to be less than $500 and is being investigative as a case of larceny. Read more Chesterfield crime stories:
Friday, December 21, 2012
The toy retailer is keeping its doors open for those in need of some last-minute holiday shopping starting at 7 a.m. this morning and continuing until 10 p.m., Dec. 24.
Toys R' Us is providing proscrinators everywhere a holiday gift by keeping its doors open for 88 hours straight in the run-up to Christmas. The toy retailer began the marathon this morning at 6 a.m. and will keep its doors open until 10 p.m. Dec. 24. The Chesterfield Toys R' Us is located at 1781 Clarkson Road. Those looking for last-minute gifts can also take advantage of longer hours at the Chesterfield Mall. Chesterfield Mall, along with four other malls owned by CBL & Associate's, has extended its hours until Monday Dec. 24. Holiday shopping hours are: Other CBL properties include Mid Rivers Mall, South County Center and St. Clair Square. Macy's will be getting into the open-straight game as well. The department store chain has said …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A 21-year-old male allegedly caught stealing clothes from Banana Republic pushed down a police officer.
A 21-year-old male is being charged with resisting arrest after he allegedly pushed down a police officer who caught him shoplifting at Chesterfield Mall. The incident occurred Dec. 7 at around 2:45 p.m. when the suspect was spotted concealing clothing from Banana Republic and then leaving the store without paying. When he was confronted, police say he pushed the officer down and then fled the mall. Law enforcement caught up with him again in the parking lot. "Once the other officer caught up with him, he gave up peacefully," said Chesterfield Police Officer Mike Ryffel. "No force had to be used." Read more Chesterfield crime stories: