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 …
St. Louis County Police said a witness kept tabs on a man who came to his door. The visitor now is charged with burglary and stealing.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Friday, August 3, 2012
A Hazelwood resident kept tabs on a man who came to his door July 16 and helped police nab a burglary suspect, according to a St. Louis County Police report. Terry Winebarger II, 39, of the 6000 block of Lindbergh Boulevard in Hazelwood, was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. St. Louis County Police said Winebarger knocked on door near Sunset Drive in Hazelwood and asked the resident if he could use his hose. The resident watched Winebarger leave his residence and go further into the subdivision, police said in a report. The witness took photos of Winebarger’s car in front of a neighbor’s house in the 12000 block of Sunset Drive. The home later was reported burglarized. Two laptop computers, a flat screen TV…