Monday, January 7, 2013
Hazelwood Police said an officer responding to a burglary call saw the defendant smashing aquariums in Beldt’s Aquarium on Howdershell Road.
A Florissant man broke into a closed Hazelwood pet store and broke aquariums Dec. 31, police said. A witness reported seeing Joseph Lombardo, 38, shatter a rear, glass door at Beldt’s Aquarium at 7025 Howdershell Road and go inside, Hazelwood Police said. A Hazelwood officer responding to the call said he saw Lombardo inside the store throwing the aquariums on the floor. Lombardo, 38, of the 300 block of DeSmet Drive in Florissant, was charged Jan. 1 with second-degree burglary and second-degree property damage. He was being held in St. Louis County jail Friday. Bail was set at $15,000. The owner of the former Beldt’s Aquarium, Mike Mansfield, was killed in an apartment fire last August. The store had been closed for several months before …
Monday, August 13, 2012
One man was found dead after the fire. New information uncovered by police led to the arrest of a suspect who is charged with second-degree murder and first-degree arson.
New developments have arisen in the investigation being conducted on the recent tragic multi-apartment fire on Villa Rosa that resulted in the death of one resident. Hazelwood Police report that they have arrested Jeremy Henderson, 20, of the 5300 block of Ville Angela in Hazelwood. Henderson has been charged with second-degree murder and first-degree arson by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, according to a press release. A $250,000 cash bond has been set. According to conversations Hazelwood Patch had with Christi Fieselmann, the victim’s children’s mother and several others on Facebook, the victim was 48-year-old Mike Mansfield. Mansfield was one of the owners of the former Beldt’s Aquarium in Hazelwood.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Police believe a vehicle found on fire was set purposely.
The Hazelwood Police Department responded to a call of a fire at Musick Park's sprayground area Friday night to find a dumped vehicle set on fire. According to Sgt. Andy Eagan, it appears that a vehicle was set on fire by unknown persons and is being investigated as a possible arson. Eagan said the vehicle is a leased vehicle and may have been stolen before set on fire. There were no injuries. Hazelwood Patch received news tips about the police cars and crime scene tape surrounding that area of the park beginning around 11 p.m. Friday. If you ever have a news tip, be sure to submit right here on our news page: http://hazelwood.patch.com/news. Simply click the tab to the right that says "Got a hot tip?" For more Hazelwood crime reports see: