Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Clayton Fire Department hosted the training last week.
A fire in a high rise building is a rare occurrence, but area firefighters spent last week training for just such an occasion. The Clayton Fire Department hosted a high angle rope rescue class for firefighters from Clayton, Brentwood, Crestwood, Frontenac, Kirkwood, Maplewood, University City and St. Louis City. The firefighters learned how to rescue people from high places using rescue ropes. The training included mock drills on how to get people up and down narrow spaces, like elevator shafts Join University City Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Today is set aside to honor our peace officers, including local police officers.
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund website, May 15 was proclaimed National Peace Officers Memorial Day by President John F. Kennedy. It takes place during National Police Week, which was reported established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962. It's a time meant to recognize police who have lost their lives in the line of duty. In University City, the wounds from the last officer killed in the line of duty are still fresh. Sgt. Michael King was killed Oct. 31, 2008, while on patrol in the Delmar Loop and his killer wasn't sentenced until 2011. Last year, the STL Crane Project honored the 133 area first responders killed in the line of duty over the past 53 years with 1,000 paper cranes. Susan King, the …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The list of St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County Police Department regularly maintains a list of its most wanted fugitives. The list is updated as fugitives are apprehended. It currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, domestic assault, armed criminal action, rape, robbery and abuse of a child. Among them is Ibraheem D. Yasin, pictured here. He is wanted on charges of assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His last known address is in Florissant. To provide information on the whereabouts of Yasin or anyone on the Ten Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department's Confidential Tip Line at 314-615-4692 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). See the full St. Louis County Police Department Most Wanted list.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The event honors fallen public servants.
The Thirty-Sixth Annual Uniform Day Memorial Ceremony was held Friday, May 10 behind Police Headquarters in Clayton. Participating in the program were a police and fire honor guard, a police rifle squad and the St. Louis County Police Pipes and Drums. The traditional ceremony consisted of the posting of colors, a roll call of the deceased and a 16 volley shotgun salute. Several police and fire departments from around the St. Louis area participated in the ceremony. According to a press release, the wearing of dress uniforms by all commissioned personnel, regardless of assignment, serves as a visual affirmation of the commitment of these public safety providers to their chosen profession. May 15 is Peace Officers Memorial Day. How will you…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports between May 4 and May 10.
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Saturday, May 11, 2013
University City Police reports from the week of April 22-28.
Each week, University City Patch features a look at reports from the University City Police Department. Here is a look at the blotter from the week of April 22-28, 2013. The department arrested 61 adults and four juveniles. There were four burglaries and one car theft. Join University City Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. The reporting party reported a suspicious subject walking from a vacant residence carrying items. Upon Officer's arrival, a broken basement window was discovered. The suspect(s) stole an unknown amount of copper. The reporting party stated person(s) unknown forced open a side door to the residence and stole copper piping. A possible suspect is being sought. Officers responded to an open …
Friday, May 10, 2013
University City Police said Daryel L. Mueller also fired a shot in the couple's apartment April 24.
A University City woman faces criminal charges for stabbing her husband in the neck and firing a handgun in their apartment in the 800 block of Lepere Avenue in U City. Daryel A. Mueller, 31, was charged Thursday with first-degree domestic assault and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon. University City Police said Mueller was arguing with her husband April 24 when she pulled out a Taurus 9 mm handgun, threatened him and fired a shot during the argument. When her husband started to leave, she stabbed him in the neck with a knife, police said. Police said the man got nine stitches in his neck at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. On Thursday, he returned home to retrieve some items, but Mueller pulled out the handgun and refused to allow him in, …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
University City Police said Timothy K. Brison fled from officers on Wednesday and threw the handgun away during a chase. Officers said they found the weapon after catching Brison.
A University City man faces several criminal charges after flashing a handgun in Eastgate Park, police said. University City Police said an officer, who was responding to a call that a man flourished a firearm on Monday, spotted Timothy K. Brison, who fit the description of the man for whom he was looking. When the officer approached Brison, he began running away, police said. The officer chased him into the 700 block of Rosedale Avenue. Another officer reported that he saw Brison throw away a weapon. After officers caught Brison, they retrieved the firearm, which had been reported stolen, according to a court document. Brison told police he bought the gun on the street, according to a court document. Brison, 44, of the 8300 block of …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The guard was removing his gun from the holster when it fired.
A security guard from University City shot himself as he removed his gun from its holster Tuesday morning, KSDK is reporting. According to the report, University City Police officers responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Watts around 8:25 a.m. Tuesday. KSDK reports the victim was a security officer who was removing his weapon from the holster when it discharged. The unidentified victim was struck by the bullet, but did not suffer any serious or life threatening injuries, according to the report. To read the full KSDK story, click here.
The mother of Samuel Scott, the 19-year-old bicyclist killed by a drunk driver in 2012, spoke Monday.
Be brave like Sam. That was the message from Samuel Scott's mother Susan Monday as she urged motorists and cyclists alike to be careful on the roads. Samuel Scott, 19, was killed Feb. 3, 2012, as he rode his bicycle home down Delmar from his job at Dewey's Pizza. Emily C. Hagan, 30, of Kirkwood was sentenced in March to three years in prison. As previously reported, police say Hagan had a blood alcohol content of 0.262, more than three times the legal limit. Susan Scott urged caution for motorists and bicyclists when she spoke Monday outside the Missouri History Museum. She said being brave included taking keys away from friends who shouldn't be driving and telling a driver not to text while they are behind the wheel. Scott was in St. …