Crime

Homeless man charged with murder in stabbing of Affton man

A homeless man is accused of stabbing an Affton man to death last week. St. Louis County prosecutors on Friday charged Quentin Jackson, 37, with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and stealing a car in the Jan. 13 killing of Justin Leeman, 41. Jackson’s address is listed as the St. Louis County Justice Center at

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Valley Park man charged with two burglaries in South County

A Valley Park man was charged Friday with two burglaries in South County in November. Shawn Overstreet, 48, of the 300 block of Jefferson Avenue in Valley Park, was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary. Police allege in a probable-cause statement that Yorkshire Cleaners and the Affton Muffler shop both reported that their shops

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Man found dying on front porch in Affton was stabbed to death

Pictured above: The St. Louis County Police Department investigates a previous Affton stabbing in March 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The man found dying on his porch in Affton Tuesday was stabbed to death, police said. Justin Leeman, 41, of the 7900 block of Hildesheim Avenue in Affton, died after being stabbed in his upper

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Break-in at Grasso Plaza store appears to be isolated incident

Pictured above: The window at the Phone Geeks store in Affton is boarded up Tuesday after a weekend burglary in Grasso Plaza. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  A break-in at Grasso Plaza in Affton last weekend appears to be an isolated incident, police said Tuesday. The Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department

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Two suspects arrested for Affton burglary

Two suspects were picked up by police for a burglary in Affton Friday morning. A spokeswoman for the St. Louis County Police Department said that officers received a call for suspicious person around 11:18 a.m. Friday in the 10800 block of Lavinia Drive. The call turned out to be a burglary, police said. At least

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