Monday, March 11, 2013
The St. Louis County Police Department's Canine Unit visited the school this morning for the first time and searched hallway lockers and restrooms.
The following information was sent to parents with students at Parkway Central High School from Principal Tom McCarthy. Dr. Keith Marty, Superintendent of Parkway School District, announced last semester Parkway’s intent to use drug detecting canine units at the high school level this school year. Our goal is simple: to ensure a safe, drug-free school environment for all students. St. Louis County’s Canine Unit visited Central High School this morning for the first time. I want to share with you the process used for the search: The physical and emotional safety of our students and staff is of the utmost importance. We will continue to consider and take necessary measures to ensure a positive and safe learning environment for all …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has dismissed its case against James Harrison.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
UPDATE: A Chesterfield man who was charged Oct. 16 with distributing or delivering a controlled substance had the same charges dropped Oct. 22 after a miscommunication between police and the St. Louis County prosecutor's office was resolved. Florissant Police Officer Randy Haarmann told Patch that the warrant for James Harrison was revoked two days ago. The St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney's Office confirmed that the case is dismissed as of today and it also no longer appears in Case.net, Missouri's online court records system. ORIGINAL STORY 10/23: A Chesterfield man faces criminal charges after police said he intended to deliver marijuana to someone in North County last December. James Harrison, 21, of the 1600 block of Adgers Wharf in …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
St. Louis County Police Department officers will join Drug Enforcement Administration officials in collecting and destroying potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday.
A fifth annual, national drug take-back day will be held today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with St. Louis County Police Department officers again partnering with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials to execute this initiative locally. Organizers said the overall goal is to prevent unused prescription medication from becoming available for abuse, and to keep unused prescription medication out of the nation's water supply. Americans participating in DEA’s four previous Take-Back Days turned in nearly 1.6 million pounds—almost 774 tons—of prescription drugs, most recently at almost 5,700 sites operated by nearly 4,300 of the DEA’s local law enforcement partners. DEA’s last event collected more than double the pills as the first event …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Local and federal law enforcement round up 21 people from neighboring counties.
Members of an alleged methamphetamine manufacturing and distribution network were arrested last week in neighboring Franklin and Jefferson counties, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in St. Louis. Some 21 people were charged in operating a "meth lab" from 2009 to 2011. The charges are part of an indictment that was returned on May 16 but remained sealed until May 23. Charges set forth in an indictment are accusations, and do not constitute proof of guilt. Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in the arrests, including the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit and the Kirkwood and Pacific City Police Departments. Conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of "meth" carries a …
Monday, April 18, 2011
The Chesterfield Police Blotter from April 5 to April 14.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. April 5 Someone broke a window of a vehicle and took a bag, cellphone, credit cards and cash in the 14000 block of Clayton Road. April 6 April 7 April 8 April 9 April 10 April 11 April 12 April 13 Someone used the victim’s social security number to file a tax return. The incident was reported in the 400 block of Isabella Manor Court. April 14 A 26-year-old man was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant near Chesterfield Airport Road and Boones Crossing. Earlier Aug. 27, 2010 A 73-year-old woman removed customer database information from a company computer in the 17000 block of Wild Horse Creek Road. Nov. 2…
Friday, March 11, 2011
A local man offered a firsthand account of the dangers of teen alcohol and drug abuse.
An “A” student with a golf scholarship in his pocket saw his life tragically altered after a days-long drinking binge ended on prom night in 2006. Alex Bauchman had a good life with a supportive family, friends and a bright future. Years of drinking changed all that for the Marquette High School grad. He is now 23 and has been sober for 28 months. He shared his story in the hope of educating parents and students about alcohol abuse at an event called “Keeping Kids Safe” on Wednesday at The Pointe in Ballwin. “I began drinking at 14 years old and continued to drink in high school. I was able to keep good grades, play on the golf team and earn a scholarship. I was good at fooling my parents and teachers,” Bauchman said. Bauchman attended a …
Saturday, October 30, 2010
The Chesterfield Police Blotter for Oct. 24-26.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. Oct. 24 The Ivy Chapel Church of Christ was burglarized. Suspects forced entry into the church, stole loose change and broke an office window. Losses were estimated at $300. Oct. 25 Police were called to Parkway West High School, where a 16-year-old male had a knife. No arrests were made. Oct. 26 Earlier A woman is suspected of writing a bad check at a business in the 18100 block of Chesterfield Airport Road. The check was written Sept. 17, but just reported last week. Losses were estimated at $400.