South County Crime

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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Suspect charged in Sunset Hills gas station carjacking

Prosecutors formally charged a 24-year-old man from North County Monday for carjacking a woman getting gas in Sunset Hills. Anthony Lincoln Ward, 24, of the 8000 block of Patterson Drive in Berkeley, was formally charged with felony auto theft Dec. 30 and is being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond. Detectives from the Sunset Hills

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Woman carjacked while pumping gas in Sunset Hills

Pictured above: Police released this surveillance image of a suspect in a carjacking at the UGas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills.  A woman’s car was carjacked last week while she was pumping gas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills, and police are asking the public’s help to identify a suspect. The Sunset Hills Police

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Cafeteria worker kidnapped outside Crestwood elementary school

A cafeteria worker at Long Elementary was kidnapped outside the Crestwood school Tuesday morning, but was later found safe in Illinois. The woman was confronted outside the school around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday by an ex-boyfriend and forced inside her own car, a gray Acura, which then took off from the school, according to an account

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