Friday, January 18, 2013
Two women already inside the home as guests were part of the set up for the robbery, St. Louis County Police said.
Four people now have been charged with invading a North County home at about 7 p.m. Monday. A teenager was at his home in the 15600 block of 94th Avenue in North County with several friends, playing video games when two masked men burst into the house. Remember you can get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. One of the men was armed with a collapsible baton, forced five teens onto the floor and demanded money. The masked men ran from the residence after robbing the victims of items including money, cell phones, car keys, jewelry and video game equipment. During the incident, the suspects struck two of the victims with fists and the baton causing…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The victim needed staples to close a gash in his head from the attack, Hazelwood Police said.
Hazelwood Patch previously reported a man beating another man with a bat in December. That crime has now been linked to a Florissant man whom police say hit a robbery victim in the head twice with an aluminum baseball bat before taking his cell phone. Hazelwood Police said Aaron Lawson, 20, followed the man to his residence Dec. 3 in the 1600 block of Ville Cecelia Lane in Hazelwood and attacked him when he got out of his car. Lawson also punched the man in the face, police said. The man knew Lawson, Hazelwood Police said. Remember you can get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. The man needed staples to close a gash in his head, according to a …
Two men initially refused to give the men their possessions and were hit with the baton, St. Louis County said.
Two men burst into a North County residence with a metal baton and robbed five people inside the home on Monday, St. Louis County Police said. Police said Jonathan Q. Phillips, 24, and another man broke into the home in the 15600 block of 94th Ave. near Vaile Avenue and Old Halls Ferry Road. They forced five people inside to get down on the floor. Remember you can get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. The men then took items from the victims. Two people initially refused and were hit with the baton, St. Louis County Police said. They took three cell phones, a PlayStation and controllers, two sets of car keys, a gold dental grill, a pair of …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Richmond Heights Police said the man placed a false ad for an iPhone online and met the victim Dec. 7 in the Saint Louis Galleria parking lot.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
A Hazelwood man robbed a man in the Saint Louis Galleria parking lot Dec. 7 after placing a false Craigslist ad for an iPhone, according to Richmond Heights Police. Kerron Cowan, 26, of the 300 block of Chapel Hill Road in Hazelwood, was charged Wednesday with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. Richmond Heights Police said the man and victim agreed to meet in the Saint Louis Galleria parking lot in Richmond Heights after the victim responded to a Craigslist ad for an iPhone 5. Police said Cowan got into the victim’s car, pulled out a knife with an eight-inch blade and demanded his money. The victim gave him $900 in cash. Cowan got out of the car and threw the victim’s keys as he left, according to the police report. Cowan was …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Police said the man gave a teller a note demanding cash, stating he had a gun near Hazelwood.
A North County man robbed St. Louis Community Credit Union at about 1:40 p.m. Dec. 5, Florissant Police said. Ronald D. Oliver, 32, of the 10400 block of Duke Drive in North County just east of Dellwood, was charged Friday with first-degree robbery in the incident at the credit union at 1250 Graham Road in Florissant less than a mile from the City of Hazelwood. Florissant Police said Oliver handed the teller a note that demanded money and read that he had a weapon. Oliver left with $8,300 and fled towards Hazelwood on North Hanley Road. Police caught him later. Oliver is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $100,000. For more crime information on Hazelwood Patch, see the following articles:
Thursday, December 13, 2012
One victim was cut. Two separate pairs of men committed both crimes on the same night.
The Hazelwood Police Department (HPD) is investigating two incidents; one burglary and one robbery, both of which happened on November 25. A man entered an unlocked rear door and took a woman’s purse, according to an HPD report. A second man was knocking on the front door likely as a distraction. A K-9 officer tracked to a parking space behind the 300 block of Chapel Ridge. A man was also assaulted in the 400 block of Chaparrall Creek on the same night. According to police, two men assaulted the victim and cut him. They proceeded to take the victim’s wallet. The suspects fled on foot. The victim was treated at an area hospital and released. HPD Sgt. Andy Eagan said both incidents are being investigated. He also said the incidents are not …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Police say the man escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash in a grocery bag. If you have information on the crime, you are urged to contact the Florissant Police Department immediately.
Florissant Police are on the lookout for a man who held up a credit union on Graham Road Wednesday, according to a report from CBS. A single male suspect came into the St. Louis Community Credit Union just after 1:30 p.m., when he infromed a teller he was robbing the place. The suspect implied he had a weapon but did not display it, according to CBS. The suspect left with a black and green recyclable grocery-type bag with a still-undetermined amount of money inside. No one was injured. Have you seen this man? The suspect is a black male in his 20s. He’s about 5’10” with a thin build, this face and thin mustache. He also had short chin hair and a tattoo on the right side of his neck. He was wearing a gray hat with floppy ear covers, gray …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Brian Bohlen of Hazelwood was charged with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.
The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has issued warrants for Brian Bohlen of the 500 block of Lynn Haven in Hazelwood in connection with a Monday armed robbery. Hazelwood Police Department (HPD) officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 7200 block of North Lindbergh Monday night around 10 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found a woman who reported one male subject approached her on the parking lot of California Grill. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded her wallet, according to HPD. The suspect then fled the area on foot. Bohlen was charged with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. Bond has been set at $75,000. Bohlen is in custody at the St. Louis County Jail. For additional crime articles see:
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Hazelwood Police Department officers respond to an armed robbery call in the 7200 block of North Lindbergh.
Hazelwood Police Department (HPD) officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 7200 block of North Lindbergh Monday night around 10 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found a woman who reported one male subject approached her on the parking lot. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded her wallet, according to HPD. The suspect then fled the area on foot. The investigation continues.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
St. Louis County Police arrested a Hazelwood man accused of Friday's robbery.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A Hazelwood man wore a Spider-Man mask as he robbed a pizza delivery driver Friday in the 1500 block of Marbella in Spanish Lake, St. Louis County Police said. The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Sunday charged Richard D. Whitehead, 31, of the 300 block of Chalmetta Drive in Hazelwood, with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. An Imo's Pizza employee was killed Nov. 6 while delivering pizza in Dellwood. A man has been charged with murder in that case. St. Louis County Police said Whitehead was wearing the Spider-Man mask and was armed with a small, nickel-plated semi-automatic handgun when he approached a Dominos Pizza deliveryman about 11:20 a.m. Friday. Whitehead robbed the victim of two pizzas and a small …