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St. Louis County police warn of ATM carjackings after incidents in Affton, St. Louis

St. Louis County police warn of ATM carjackings after incidents in Affton, St. Louis

September 2, 2018

The St. Louis County Police Department is warning residents to be cautious of attempted carjackings while taking money out of ATMs, especially at night, after an armed carjacking at a bank ATM in Affton followed two similar incidents in St. Louis city and Manchester. Police say that two victims were withd...

Kiwanis Club honors Officer Schroeder

Kiwanis Club honors Officer Schroeder

August 12, 2018

Officer Dan Schroeder, above middle, is honored by the Kiwanis Club South County. The Kiwanis Club of South County honored Officer Dan Schroeder of the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department as its “Officer of the Quarter.” “Officer Schroeder’s accomplishments are far too n...

Port Authority comes under scrutiny from County Council for precinct’s purchase

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

July 24, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The County Council has focused its attention on the Port Authority since police Chief Jon Belmar announced in May that the Port Authority was purchasing land at Sappington and Gravois roads to use for the St. Louis County Police Department...

New Affton precinct will be at site of Sappington Garden Shop

New Affton precinct will be at site of Sappington Garden Shop

May 23, 2018

Above, the current buildings of the Sappington Garden Shop, still taking deliveries Wednesday. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The county is under contract to buy land for a new Affton Southwest Precinct at the site of the Sappington Garden Shop...

Affton police respond to burglary at Triple Threat Armory

Affton police respond to burglary at Triple Threat Armory

May 23, 2018

No guns were stolen in the latest attempted burglary of a gun store in Affton. Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department's Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a call for service of a burglary at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday at Triple Threat Armory, 9422 Gravois Road. The store was also hit in an attempted burgla...

Search narrows for new Affton Precinct site

Search narrows for new Affton Precinct site

February 28, 2018

Staff Report The search for the new site of the St. Louis County Police Department’s Affton Southwest Precinct is well underway, and the county has narrowed down the search to its chosen site. Voters approved the construction of a new Affton Precinct and a new North County Precinct when they pas...

Kiwanis Club honors Middendorf as Officer of the Quarter

Eric Middendorf, Officer of the Quarter

January 23, 2018

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently honored Officer Eric Middendorf of the St. Louis County Police Department’s Affton Southwest Precinct as its Officer of the Quarter. Middendorf was recognized for his untiring dedication and service to south county. He currently serves as a school resource...

County Council weighs 2018 budget, rejects delaying police precincts

County Executive Steve Stenger announces higher police salaries June 22 along with St. Louis County Fraternal Order of Police President Joe Patterson, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar.

November 29, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Council members considered and rejected delaying two new police precincts promised under Proposition P so that they could give higher raises to employees. That is one of several juggling acts they are weighing for the $696 million county...

Affton man shot by police dies; appears to be case of ‘suicide by cop’

Affton man shot by police dies; appears to be case of 'suicide by cop'

October 8, 2017

An Affton man who was shot by a St. Louis County police officer Oct. 1 after refusing officers’ commands to drop a gun and sword he was holding has died, according to police, who say it appears to be a case of “suicide by cop.” Joshua Lanflisi, 38, who resided in the 7700 block of Harlan Street,...

No students injured in Special School District bus collision

No students injured in Special School District bus collision

October 7, 2017

No students were injured when a car pulled out in front of a Special School District bus in south county Tuesday, officials said. About 2:54 p.m. Tuesday, a car pulling out of Suntrup Nissan at 6000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. turned onto Lindbergh and cut off the full-size SSD bus, which was carrying two...

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