Sunday, May 19, 2013
Authorities told the Red Wing Republican Eagle that David Locuson was jogging at Barn Bluff in Red Wing, Minn., when he fell from a bluff trail.
Authorities in Minnesota identified David Locuson, of Fenton, as the man who died after falling from Barn Bluff in Red Wing, Minn., last week, according to Red Wing Republican Eagle. Barn Bluff is a well-known Mississippi River bluff in southeastern Minnesota with several hiking trails. "... Witnesses said they found Locuson unresponsive on the North Trail at the bottom of a 200 foot rock drop-off," according to the report. Locuson was in town on business, but the fall was not work-related, authorities told Red Wing Republican Eagle.
The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports between May 4 and May 10.
Information for Mugs in the News is provided by the Jefferson County, St. Charles County and St. Louis County law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. Questions about this feature? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Want to see more mugs that made headlines? Check out our Mugs in the News pages.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Weekly incidents investigated by the St. Louis County Police Department, Fenton Precinct
The following information was provided by the St. Louis County Police Department, Fenton Precinct. Fenton police were investigating a pair of suspects in a vehicle May 9 in the parking lot of Walmart, 653 Gravois Bluffs Blvd., and as the officer was returning to the suspects' car, the passenger ran from the vehicle through heavy brush and into Fenton Creek. The man crossed the creek several times but eventually was captured. He told police "I used by brother's name, but the rest is right. Damn, I'm exhausted." The man had multiple warrants for his arrest and was arrested. Join Fenton-High Ridge Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. A woman concealed jewelry in her pants pocket May 20 at Kohl's, 115 Gravois …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
How do you share your thanks to peace officers who put their lives on the line? Please add your support in the comments section of the article.
Law enforcement officers, government and community leaders gathered on Wednesday to remember the peace officers who died in the line of duty in Jefferson County. It was a way to honor fallen officers on Peace Officers Memorial Day. In a small gathering at the Jefferson County Law Enforcement Memorial at the sheriff's department in Hillsboro, Lt. Col. Steve Meinberg and others read the names of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during their law enforcement career, dating back to De Soto Police Marshall Willis Dearing, who died Dec. 16, 1897 after being shot by an intoxicated man he pursued from a restaurant. Marino F. Vidoli, ATF Special Agent in Charge of Kansas City Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department investigated these incidents.
Highland Drive, Dittmer A horse thief stole two Arabian horses sometime between 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. May 12 from a property on Highland Drive, in Dittmer. The value of the horses was set at $3,000. A sheriff's report stated that a dark brown Polish Arabian horse that had a black mane and tail and was 15.1 hands tall (about 5 feet) and a white/gray Egyptian Arabian horse with a dark mane and tail and measuring 15.2 hands tall (a little over five feet) were missing from their pasture. There was no evidence the horses escaped and the area to which the horses usually go when they breach the fence was checked, to no avail. The report stated one horse is in poor health and is unable to walk long distances. No suspect information was obtained by …
The roll call will include Deputy Terry O'Connell who was gunned down after a traffic stop on Highway 30 on April 5, 1978.
Ten law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty will be remembered at a prayer breakfast and ceremony Wednesday, which is designated at Peace Officers Memorial Day. The ceremonies will take place at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Hillsboro. Among those remembered will be Deputy Terry O'Connell, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Apr. 5, 1978. Other officers on the memorial include Sheriff Leo E. Church who was killed in a fatal car crash on May 2, 1960. Church's wife, Helen, was appointed sheriff to fill her husband's unexpired term, Hefferson County Chief Deputy James Marsden, who was killed by a gas drive-off suspect on July 11, 1957, Jefferson County Deputy William Myers, who was seriously injured by an armed …
Here is the most wanted list of fugitives published by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department 10 Most Wanted list currently includes suspects wanted for unlawful use of a weapon, statutory rape, murder and possession of a controlled substance. Among them is Karla Mooney, pictured here. She is wanted for distribution of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. To provide information on the whereabouts of Mooney or anyone on the Most Wanted list, call the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department's Confidential Tip Line at 636-797-5518 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). Click here to view the full Jefferson County Most Wanted list.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The crash was handled by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
John E. Branch, 55, of Fenton, was listed in serious condition following a car crash Monday on Highway 50 in Franklin County, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP). The MSHP report stated Branch was travelling westbound on Highway 50 when he attempted to overtake a vehicle driven by Stephanie J. Monzyk, 24, of Washington, MO. The report indicated that Branch's vehicle struck the side of Monzyk's vehicle as Monzyk was making a left turn. Branch was ejected from his 1993 Eagle Vision in the course of the crash and was airlifted to Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur.
The list of St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County Police Department regularly maintains a list of its most wanted fugitives. The list is updated as fugitives are apprehended. It currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, domestic assault, armed criminal action, rape, robbery and abuse of a child. Among them is Ibraheem D. Yasin, pictured here. He is wanted on charges of assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His last known address is in Florissant. To provide information on the whereabouts of Yasin or anyone on the Ten Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department's Confidential Tip Line at 314-615-4692 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). See the full St. Louis County Police Department Most Wanted list.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The accident was handled by the Missouri State Highway Patrol
Seven people sustained moderate injuries and a trip to St. Anthony's Medical Center following a two-car crash at about 10:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP). According to the report, Melanie L. Cantrell, 35, of Fenton, was driving her 2002 Mitsubishi Gallant eastbound on Highway 30 when she changed lanes as she approached Delores Drive and her vehicle began to skid, striking a 2007 Dodge Ram driven by Rebecca Lynn-Peck, 56, of Fenton. Injured in the crash were Melanie Cantrell, and the occupants of her vehicle, including Briana Cantrell, 14, of Barnhart, Steven M. Knight, 25, of Fenton, Timothy M. Moynihan, 47 of Fenton, Brittany J. Sansoucie, 12, of Barnhart, and Karley M. Thompson, 12, of …