Friday, April 19, 2013
A man implied he had a weapon and robbed the U.S Bank at 11000 Larimore Road in north St. Louis County on Friday at about 12:50 p.m.
St. Louis County Police are looking for a man that walked into the U.S. Bank, located at 11000 Larimore Road in unincorporated North County on Friday and robbed it. According to police, the man entered the bank around 12:50 p.m. Officers responded to the bank's alarm system. A man walked up to a teller and implied he had a weapon. He ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police. No injuries occurred during the incident. Anyone with information should call the St. Louis County Police Department at (314) 889-2341 or Crimestoppers at (833) 371-TIPS.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The 2012 report represents the fourth year in a row of overall crime reduction, according to police data. See which crime categories decreased and which increased.
Serious crime in areas protected by St. Louis County Police Department officers has decreased in 2012, dropping to its lowest level since 1969. The total population served directly by county police is more than 410,000. Index crime statistics comparing 2012 to 2011 in the municipalities served by county officers, as well as unincorporated St. Louis County, show an overall reduction of 8.7 percent. 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 county police team stated in a news release the following update: These crime numbers include offenses reported in a community more recently contracted with the county police department last…
Monday, December 3, 2012
The St. Louis County Police Department and the St. Louis Port Authority applied jointly for a grant that paid for the acquisition.
In addition to a new mobile equipment storage truck and armored vehicle, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a new helicopter for its Metro Air Support Division. The $2.1 million craft is a MD-500e helicopter that will replace an older 1967 surplus army helicopter currently used by Metro Air Support, maintaining its fleet of aircraft at six. The St. Louis County Police Department was able to purchase the helicopter by jointly applying with the St. Louis Port Authority for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Urban Areas Security Initiative. The grant paid for the entirety of the cost. Bureau of Patrol Support Commander Capt. John Belmar said this means Metro Air Support will work more closely with the …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Patch readers asked questions about the St. Louis County Police Department's citizens' academy series on Muslim safety and concerns. Police Chief Tim Fitch answers those questions.
Hazelwood Patch received a variety of questions, stemming from the first time Citizens' Police Academy on Muslim Safety and Concerns that began Wednesday. The St. Louis County Police Department, in partnership with Islamic Foundation members at the Daar-ul-Islam Mosque are hosting the eight classes, which run through Jan. 16. See related article: First Citizens' Police Academy for All St. Louis Muslims Starts Wednesday A focus on the safety of a particular sector of residents raised questions from other St. Louis County residents. St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and media officer Randy Vaughn have provide Patch with answers to those questions. History of the Police Academies Fitch said the St. Louis County Police Department …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
St. Louis County Police Department will add extra patrols at all St. Louis County polling places under its jurisdiction during the Tuesday, Nov. 6, General Election.
The St. Louis County Police Department will focus extra attention on polling places located in the unincorporated areas of St. Louis County Tuesday, as well as the municipalities that St. Louis County police contract out to and serve. "Presidential elections generally bring large voter turnouts, which are expected this year," said St. Louis County police officer Randy Vaughn on Monday. “We have not had many problems in recent years,” said St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch in a news release. “Most participants have kept their focus on their right to vote. "During all elections, we want our citizens to be assured that they can perform their patriotic duty in a safe manner.” However, if your polling place is located within a city that …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Check out the round up of stories related to crime in Hazelwood during the month of October.
In case you missed them, these are the crime stories published in October 2012. Top Headlines Traffic Stealing Police Blotters You may be interested in these other stories:
Thursday, October 25, 2012
A woman allegedly walks into traffic Wednesday morning near a Hazelwood School District elementary school, leaving police wondering why.
Police are trying to figure out why a woman parked her car on the side of the road and allegedly walking into oncoming traffic. A car hit the North St. Louis County pedestrian at about 7 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Bellefontaine Road and Claudine Drive, according to the St. Louis County Police Department (St. Louis County Police). The woman, who was seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital for treatment, was hit near Twillman Elementary School in the Hazelwood School District. An accident-reconstruction team investigated the scene Wednesday, according to St. Louis County Police.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
This former Florissant man is on St. Louis County's Most Wanted list. To report a sighting of any of the following Most Wanted Fugitives, call 314-615-4692 or contact St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS).
Officers for the St. Louis County Police Department website update the Most Wanted list as fugitives are apprehended. The list currently includes suspects wanted for attempted enticement of a child, unlawful uses of weapons, burglary, child abuse, robbery, child kidnapping, stealing, forgery, assault of law officers, statutory rape and domestic assault. Among current suspects is Alan Galicia-Hernandez, whose photo accompanies this article. His last known address was in Florissant, and he is wanted for four charges of statutory sodomy. He is 28 years old. Click here to see photos and details about the other top eight suspects wanted in St. Louis County. To provide information on the whereabouts of anyone on the Most Wanted list for St. …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Runners are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes; prizes will be awarded. Participants are limited to 200. Save on the registration fee for this run until Oct. 19.
Recruits of St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy Class 178 will sponsor a first-ever Zombie 5K Run on Friday, Oct. 26, at Queeny Park. Registration will begin at 7 p.m. and the race will start at 8 p.m. at the park, 550 Weidman Road. Registration is limited to those ages 12 and older. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, as prizes will be given for the best costumes. The run will benefit the St. Louis BackStoppers. The registration fee is $30 until Oct. 19, and $35 afterward. Every participant will receive a Zombie Run shirt and Energizer headlamp. The race is limited to the first 200 applicants. To register, contact Brad Kelling at firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 889-8618.