South County Crime

Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

The Boy Scouts Police Explorer volunteer who was arrested Tuesday after inappropriate contact with a Lindbergh High School student also visited Oakville and Mehlville high schools in the last two weeks. Mehlville School District Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler sent an email to parents at the district’s two high schools Wednesday to let them know that

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Circle K gas station in south county robbed at knifepoint

The Circle K gas station at 1940 Union Road was the scene of an armed robbery Tuesday. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, at approximately 2:13 a.m. Feb. 26, the department received a call for service about a suspect who had threatened the clerk at the Circle K with a knife, demanding money.

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Why was a police helicopter hovering over Oakville? Mystery solved

Oakville residents near the Black Forest subdivision and apartments took to social media around midnight Friday morning to ask: Why is there a police helicopter searching for someone? An initial post estimated there were 30-plus police cars in the area. Other residents said entire streets were blocked by police cars. “I’ve lived in Oakville all

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Woman robbed at gunpoint in Oakville home

An Oakville woman was robbed at gunpoint in her home Monday night. Around 8 p.m. Monday, the victim, who lives in the 5200 block of Milburn Road in Oakville, heard a strange noise in her house and opened the bedroom door to find a stranger inside her house. The man, who was armed, demanded money

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