Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The employee's identity has not been revealed as charges are pending.
One person has been arrested after a situation was diffused at The Boeing Company. A fire alarm sent the Berkeley police and fire departments to Boeing Wednesday morning where suspicious chemicals were located, according to KSDK. KMOV originally reported the discovery as a working meth lab. But police have only confirmed the chemicals that triggered the alarm as precursors to making methamphetamine. Hazelwood Patch is awaiting a return phone call from the Berkeley Police Department to confirm if there was a meth lab involved. Philip Carder, a Boeing spokesman, emailed Hazelwood Patch a statement on the situation and said any arrest made is a police matter. “Local law enforcement agencies were contacted earlier today to investigate …
Friday, March 1, 2013
And, a thief steals flat screen televisions from a house in which no one lives in Friday's crime report.
Here are a few of the crimes that occurred on February 7 in the City of Hazelwood. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the Hazelwood Police Department (HPD). Burglary: A person broke into a house in the 200 block of Sadonia. HPD said the thief entered the house through a bedroom window. Two flat screen televisions stolen; however, police report people live in the house. Stealing: Jewelry was stolen from a motor home in the 9000 block of Dunn Rd. This is a delayed report. The theft occurred in Oct. 2012. Drug Arrest: A person was arrested on the parking lot of Taylor Road Jack-in-the-Box for having drugs. Stealing: A camera was stolen from a vehicle in the 5700 block of Campus Parkway. Stealing: Items were stolen from a vehicle on …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Plus, a group of Hazelwood West High teens threaten another student at the park in Thursday's crime report.
Here are a few of the crimes that occurred on February 6 in the City of Hazelwood. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the Hazelwood Police Department (HPD). Property Damage: Vehicle tires were slashed in the 5200 block of Ville Angela. Property Damage: A vehicle door handle was damaged in the 300 block of Avant. Harassment: A group of teenagers threatened a 16 year old at Queen Ann Park. Because they all attend Hazelwood West, the school's resource officer was notified for further action. Stealing: A woman was arrested for stealing at St. Louis Outlet Mall. Upon booking her police discovered she was a wanted fugitive in University City. Resisting Arrest: The passenger of a vehicle fled on foot during a traffic stop at the …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
And, police respond to a mental health crisis call and find the person with methamphetamine in Wednesday's crime report.
Here are a few of the crimes that occurred on February 5 in the City of Hazelwood. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the Hazelwood Police Department (HPD). Stealing: A vehicle was broken into and items stolen in the 6000 block of Boulder Creek Dr. Stealing/Property Damage: A vehicle was broken into in the 2200 block of Calle Vista Dr. The vehicle's dashboard was damaged and items were stolen. Property Damage: Four tires on a vehicle were slashed in the 12000 block of Missouri Bottom Rd. Second-Degree Burglary: A person gained access to a room at Extended Stay America through an exterior window, and stole a television and other items. Drug Arrest: A person was arrested for having suspected methamphetamine on them in the 11000 block…
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Hazelwood motel, which was last in the news for being used as a methamphetamine lab, began being torn down Thursday.
No word yet on what exactly will happen to the commercial lot located on Dunn Road, but one thing is certain—Budget Host Inn will be no more. Hazelwood Patch drove past the motel on Thursday and although it was raining and crew was onsite tearing down the east side of the property. The location has been vacant for some time. In 2012 the Hazelwood Police Department and the Hazelwood Fire Department responded to an anonymous tip that a room at the motel was being used as a methamphetamine lab. (Get instant news updates on this story. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.)
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Residents express concern after Hazelwood Patch reveals there are buildings in the city deemed unsafe because they were used to produce methamphetamine.
Hazelwood City Council passed an amended ordinance in December that now requires the property owner to pay to have formal remediation testing completed on a former meth home before it can be sold or occupied. At a November Hazelwood City Council meeting when the measure was first introduced Patrick McSheehy, Hazelwood's code administrator stated to council that in 2012, there have been at least six homes in the City of Hazelwood declared unfit to be sold, or for occupancy, due to in-home methamphetamine (meth) manufacturing. Following an article Hazelwood Patch published regarding the City of Hazelwood's efforts to strengthen remediation regulations, many readers had additional questions about the process. Reader Reaction Readers emailed …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Zephrex-D, the decongestant touted as a tool in the fight against meth labs, is now available at Walgreens, Walmart and CVS.
Zephrex D is now available in several national and regional retailers. As previously reported by Patch, the decongestant was available at Walgreens last week including the one in Hazelwood. It is now available at Walmart and CVS across the St. Louis area. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Zephrex-D is manufactured by Maryland Heights based Highland Pharmaceuticals. Westport Pharmaceuticals is a subsidiary of Highland. Paul Hemings, vice president and general manager with Westport Pharmaceuticals, tells Patch "tamper-resistant" Zephrex-D is only being sold in the St. Louis market, including St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties. As previously reported by Patch, Zephrex-D is being touted as a …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Pending a final city council vote, Hazelwood will have law for stringent testing to ensure all hazardous chemicals are no longer present after meth labs are raided, and before a home can be sold or occupied.
In 2012, there have been at least six homes in the City of Hazelwood declared unfit to be sold, or for occupancy, due to in home methamphetamine (meth) manufacturing, according to Patrick McSheehy, Hazelwood's code administrator. But the city, which currently has laws regarding dangerous buildings due to meth contamination, hopes to strengthen those laws by adding another component. If a dwelling is declared meth contaminated, the property owner on top of properly cleaning the building will have to have a professional certified to test for methamphetamine remnants inspect the home. "If we find a home that is used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, which is extremely dangerous, we now have a specific process for the property owner to …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Zephrex-D, a new decongestant touted to fight meth labs, is now available at Walgreens. It's coming to two more major St. Louis area pharmacies in coming weeks.
As previously reported by Patch, Zephrex D was expected to be available in St. Louis area pharmacies in November. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) It is now rolling out in Walgreens stores and available at select Walgreens at this time. Local Ties Zephrex-D is manufactured by Maryland Heights based Highland Pharmaceuticals. Westport Pharmaceuticals is a subsidiary of Highland. Paul Hemings, with Westport Pharmaceuticals, tells Patch, that in addition to Walgreens, Zephrex-D will be in two more major pharmacies in the St. Louis areas in the next week or two. Hemings is holding off on making the two additional pharmacies public citing privacy agreements with the companies. Overall, Zephrex-D is only being …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Plus, city manager Edwin Carlstrom will give a report on an investigation of some residents' concern regarding a matter.
Hazelwood City Council will convene Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., to discuss city business. Council will meet in its chambers at Hazelwood City Hall. City manager Edwin Carlstrom will discuss and make recommendations to city council on consideration of two amendments regarding drugs and building contamination related to K2 synthetic marijuana and methamphetamine. North County Incorporated Regional Development Association will also present the results of a study on North County's economic profile and outlook. City Council has several items up for final vote including: Will you be attending Wednesday's Hazelwood City Council meeting?