Thursday, April 4, 2013
St. Louis County Police raided Jeffrey Hanlen's home Saturday and seized a computer.
An Ellisville man faces child pornography possession and resisting arrest charges after St. Louis County Police seized a computer from his home Saturday. Jeffrey Hanlen, 52, of the 1000 block of Arroya Trail in Ellisville, was charged Wednesday with possession of child pornography and resisting arrest. St. Louis County Police said officers conducting an investigation went to Hanlen’s home Saturday. According to a police report, Hanlen slammed the door, which hit one detective in the knee. Police said Hanlen refused to comply with orders to stop resisting arrest. Police said officers seized his computer, which later was searched. According to a court document, the computer contained video files of pre-pubescent children engaged in sex with …
Monday, April 1, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Paul Latina of the Ballwin area sent photos of his genitals to a person he believed to be a 14-year-old girl.
A registered sex offender living in Ballwin is accused of sending photos of his genitals online to a person he believed to be 14 years old. Paul Daniel Latina, 35, of the 300 block of Reindeer Drive in West County just south of Ballwin and Manchester , was charged March 26 with attempted sexual misconduct with a minor and failure to register as a sex offender. St. Louis County Police reported that Latina was in a chat room with a person he believed to be a 14-year-old girl on March 25, and he exposed himself to this person by sending online photos of his genitals. Latina previously pleaded guilty to attempted sexual assault on a minor in Colorado on March 10, 2003. Police said he did not register all of this on-line identifiers with …
St. Louis County Police said Kevin O'Shaughnessy called and threatened to kill a man and his family. The man was a relative of a woman whom he is accused of sodomizing.
St. Louis County prosecutors have added a harassment charge against a Ballwin man accused of forcible sodomy. Kevin O’Shaughnessy, 20, of the 200 block of Spring Oaks Drive in Ballwin, is scheduled to be arraigned on the new charge April 3. St. Louis County Police said O’Shaughnessy called and threatened a relative of the person whom he is accused of sodomizing. Police said O’Shaughnessy threatened on Aug. 13 to shoot and kill the man and his family. O’Shaughnessy also faces accusations that he held down a woman Aug. 13 and forcibly sodomized her while a friend stood guard outside the room and prevented others from helping her. For more crime information on Ballwin-Ellisville Patch, see the following articles:
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Clayton Fisher's girlfriend sold the ring to a gold buyer.
A West County man faces a criminal charge for stealing a wedding ring from his mother Feb. 19. Clayton Fisher, 30, was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. St. Louis County Police said Fisher entered his mother’s home in the 1200 block of Kiefer Creek Road south of Ballwin. Police said Fisher stole a wedding band and dog tags from a lock box in his mother’s closet. Police said Fisher’s girlfriend sold the ring to a gold buyer’s shop. The ring was valued at $1,000. Fisher's address was listed the same as his mother's house on court documents. He is being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $25,000, cash only. For more crime information on Ballwin-Ellisville Patch, see the following …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
St. Louis County Police said the man had pseudoephedrine tablets and intended to sell them to a methamphetamine cook.
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- Joe Scott
Wednesday, February 13
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A West County man faces a drug charge after the car he was riding in was pulled over by police. Donald Seifert, 43, of the 1000 block of Waterman Drive just south of Ballwin, was charged Feb. 5 with possessing a methamphetamine precursor drug with intent to make meth. St. Louis County Police said an officer pulled over a car July 11 because the driver’s license had been revoked. The officer said Seifert, a passenger in the car, appeared to hide something. The officer said he was given consent to search the car and found 48 pseudoephedrine tablets. According to the report, Seifert admitted he intended to sell the tablets to…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
St. Louis County Police pulled the man over on Big Bend Boulevard west of Kirkwood.
A Ballwin man now faces a third drunk driving charge after police pulled him over on Big Bend Boulevard in West County. Cory Peeler, 22, of the 100 block of Ivy Court in Ballwin, was charged Jan. 9 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender, a class D felony. St. Louis County Police said an officer pulled Peeler over at 1:45 a.m. Sept. 8 on Big Bend Boulevard near Lodgehill Driver west of Kirkwood. Peeler also pleaded guilty to DWI in Ballwin Municipal Court in April 2011 and in Clarkson Valley Municipal Court in August 2008. Peeler posted 10 percent of a $5,000 bond, and was to be fitted with a Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor (SCRAM) by Friday. For more crime information on Ballwin Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, January 18, 2013
St. Louis County Police said more than 50 St. Louis area Muslims competed the mosque's first-ever citizen police academy. The graduation ceremony was this week.
Wednesday night, a graduation ceremony was held at the Daar-ul-Islam Mosque located at Weidman and Manchester roads for its first-ever Citizen Police Academy. As previously reported by Patch, the St. Louis County Police West County Precinct partnered with the Islamic Foundation and offered the eight-week course to mosque members. (Read Previous Story: First Ever Police Training Offered at West County Mosque) St. Louis County Police said more than 50 members of the Muslim community graduated this week from the course that began in November. St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and County Executive Charley Dooley attended the ceremony. Adil Imdad, the outreach and community relations program coordinator for the Islamic Foundation of …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Sign up now. Eight sessions are planned on Wednesday nights, starting Feb. 27.
The St. Louis County Police Department, Fenton Precinct and West County Precinct is co-hosting a Citizen Police Academy at the West County Precinct, 232 Vance Road, Valley Park, next month. The classes will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on eight consecutive Wednesdays beginning Feb. 27, with graduation on Apr. 17. The academy also will include two field trips during the eight-week period. Chief of Police Timothy Fitch said in a news release, "The Citizens Police Academy creates the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the officers who serve and protect your community. Participants learn about what steps they can take to avoid becoming the victim of a crime and they get an inside look at how the county police department operates. Classes are …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
St. Louis County Police sent out a warning about the deadly hallucinogen after a parent said she believes her daughter may have been slipped N-Bomb at a New Year's Eve party and nearly overdosed.
St. Louis County Police are warning parents and teens about a new sythentic drug called "N-Bomb"that is already responsible for deaths in several states. The name stems from its chemical composition, 2C-I-NBOMe or 25INBOMe, and police say 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, Lousiana and Virginia. St. Louis County Police said the substance has been purchased undercover in the metro area by drug detectives. Chief Tim Fitch said it's important for the public to be aware about the dangerous nature of this relatively new drug. Effects of the drug are similar to LSD and include hallucinations, …
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. …