South County Crime

Suspects still at large after armed carjacking in Affton

Police are searching for suspects in an armed carjacking in Affton early Tuesday. A victim’s car was taken at gunpoint around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 9800 block of Paul Revere Drive, behind the Heritage Estates apartment complex in Affton. Police described the suspects as two black males wearing all dark clothing. There were no

[ Read More ]

Woman charged with stabbing man she was dating

A South County woman is charged with stabbing a man she was dating in a domestic violence incident early Thursday. June Dixon, 42, of the 100 block of Kingston Drive in Lemay, was charged with first-degree domestic assault and is being held on $100,000 cash-only bond. She was scheduled to be arraigned Friday morning. The

[ Read More ]

Crestwood man stabbed neighbor’s dog to death, charges say

Pictured above: Left, Teddy, in a photo courtesy of Robin Steele. Right is John Ross in his mugshot from the Crestwood Police Department. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A Crestwood man stabbed his neighbor’s dog to death with a pocket knife last weekend, police say. St. Louis County prosecutors charged John Conrad Ross III,

[ Read More ]

Former South County man sentenced to five years for supporting terrorism; will be deported

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The same day a federal judge sentenced former County Executive Steve Stenger to four years in prison on federal corruption charges, she sentenced a former South County resident to five-and-a-half years for supporting terrorism against the United States. U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry handed down a sentence Aug.

[ Read More ]

Police increase patrols after burglary wave

Pictured above: Thieves used one of these prosthetic leg casts outside Medcuro to break into the tailor next door. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The businesses broken into in a string of burglaries in South County last week include an animal hospital, a car dealership, a car tire business and a

[ Read More ]