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, June 29, 2012
The 47-year-old Berkeley man allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in Hazelwood on June 14.
A Berkeley man was charged Thursday with second-degree assault in St. Louis County Circuit Court. Hazelwood Police said that Elon J. Perry, 47, punched his girlfriend several times in the face June 14 in the 300 block of Chalmette Drive in Hazelwood. Perry lives in the 6600 block of Thurston in Berkeley. Perry is being held in St. Louis County jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. For more crime information on Hazelwood Patch, see the following articles:
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Police said the man had sex with 16- and 15-year-old girls.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A Berkeley man was charged Saturday in St. Louis County Circuit Court with two counts of statutory rape. Hazelwood Police said in a report that Lonnie O. Rice, 27, of the 300 block of Newell Drive in Berkeley, had sex with two girls who were under the age of 17 between May and December 2011. According to the report, a 16-year-old girl told police that Rice had sex with her several times. A 15-year-old girl also told police Rice had sex with her. Bond for Rice was set at $25,000.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The St. Louis County prosecutor has charged Kelvin Purnell, 51, with three felonies related to a standoff at his home Thursday near Hazelwood.
The St. Louis County prosecutor has charged Kelvin Purnell, 51, with a trio of felonies related to an armed standoff in Berkeley, near Hazelwood Thursday afternoon. Purnell faces charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and resisting arrest for the incident at his home in the 6700 block of Carol Lee Drive, according to Missouri Case.net. His bond is set at $125,000 cash only. The incident, which lasted about five hours, began just before noon after a social worker along with a police officer arrived at the home to check on Purnell's elderly father. Purnell became agitated, shots exchanged between he and the officer and Purnell barricaded himself in the home. He exited the home voluntarily after 5 p.m. Thursday. He was …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
A man who barricaded himself inside a home in Berkeley after shots were fired there surrendered to police about 5:15 p.m.
A 51-year-old man who barricaded himself inside a home near Hazelwood after shots were fired there, surrendered to police about 5:15 p.m. The incident prevented officials at a nearby Berkeley Middle School from allowing children to leave for the day. After it ended, the students were released to parents, according to stltoday.com. Berkeley Police Chief Frank McCall Jr. said a weapon was recovered from inside the house in the 6700 block of Carol Lee Drive. The man is in police custody and is expected to face several charges. From the Beginning The incident began around noon. SWAT officers with the Berkeley Police Department surrounded the home near after the man barricaded himself inside, according to police. Police say the suspect fired …
A person barricaded themselves in the home, according to police, near the intersection of Frost and Carol Lee.
4:30 p.m. UPDATE: Berkeley Police Chief Frank McCall Jr. said the man who locked himself inside his house in the 6700 block of Carol Lee Drive is armed but believed to be alone. Police said the suspect's father was initially inside but got out safely, according to stltoday.com, who is reporting a James Robinson came to the scene of the standoff Thursday afternoon and identified himself as the suspect's lawyer. He said the middle-aged man is upset because relatives called state authorities to report problems with the man's elderly father. Apparently a case worker stopped by the home to check on them. Original Story Berkeley, MO-SWAT officers with the Berkeley Police Department are outside a home near Berkeley Middle School after a person …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Alleged murder happened just a few miles outside Hazelwood city limits.
A 61-year-old grandmother was found brutally murdered inside her Berkeley home sometime between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, Fox2 News reports. Police are withholding the woman's name, according to a story in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, but are saying she lived in a small brick home in the 9000 block of Harold Drive. The address is roughly three miles outside of Hazelwood and just south of the Missouri Air National Guard. From Fox2: The sister of the victim got suspicious when she didn’t show up for work this morning. Her sister drove in from St. Charles County and found the woman’s body lying in a hallway. The woman last spoke to relatives around 9:30 (p.m.) Tuesday night. She was due at work at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Police …