Saturday, January 26, 2013
Police said the man used an ID with his own photo and another person's information.
A man stole $3,459 in merchandise from a Bridgeton store by using a fake ID with someone else’s vital information, police said. Tommie G. Roach, 31, of the 7400 block of Canton Avenue in University City, was charged Saturday with identity theft. Bridgeton Police said Roach used a fake drivers license with someone else’s information and his photo to steal $3,459 in electronic items from Best Buy, 12140 St. Charles Rock Road. Police said Roach bought two iPads and two laptop computers using the fake ID at 8:32 p.m. Saturday. Bail was set at $15,000 for Roach. He was released Sunday. For more crime information on University City Patch, see the following articles:
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your questions in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking all about electronics. It's the season of giving and chances are, you probably have some fancy technology to cross off your holiday shopping lists. Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about Blue-ray players, iPads, smartphones and television sets, but we needed a little help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a technology related questions, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can talk electronics and share their expertise this week.
It's the season of giving and chances are, you probably have some fancy technology to cross off your holiday shopping lists. Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about Blue-ray players, iPads, smartphones and television sets, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local techie or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Nov. 29. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The retail giant will be open all day on Thanksgiving Day, then Black Friday sales begin at 8 p.m. Here's what you'll find, plus how the store plans to handle security.
Holiday shoppers get ready! The holiday shopping season is getting underway. (Read Previous Story: Walmart Holding Its Earliest Black Friday Ever) As previously reported by Patch, Walmart is beginning its Black Friday deals at its earliest time ever this year. St. Louis area stores will be open all day on Thursday and will begin running "Black Friday" sales at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. As the world’s largest retailer prepares for one of the most popular shopping days of the year, Patch got a sneak peak at some of the deals the store will offer shoppers. (View some of the deals in the photo portion of this article). Walmart staff said the store is offering its best Black Friday assortment ever during three in-store events that begin …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The Target in Brentwood is participating in the trade-in offer that gives customers a store credit for their used electronics.
If you have an iPod, iPhone or iPad that you are ready to get rid of, take it to Target and the store will give you a gift card in return for the device. The Brentwood Target store is participating in the trade-in offer. Town and Country store staff tells Patch that customers can trade in online or in-stores. However, customers must work with a member of the Target Mobile staff if making the trade-in at the store, so check your local store for its hours. According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Target is offering the deal at more than 1,450 retail locations through a partnership with NextWorth. The offer runs through Feb. 11. The Post-Dispatch reports the following trade-in amounts: Click here for more information on the offer. Although…
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Most people donated old outdated TVs and computers during Saturday's electronics recycling event.
A sea of TVs, DVDs, alarm clocks and computers blanketed the parking lot of Heman Park Community Center on Saturday. A line of cars wrapped around the facility as people waited their turn to drop off items during a free electronics recycling event sponsored by University City. Lynnette Hicks, Senior Public Works Programs Manager told University City Patch that by 11:30am Saturday, more than 100 cars had unloaded electronics. The event started at 10am and lasted until 2pm. Hicks said the most unusual item collected was a metal detector. Helping out at the event were teen-agers from the organization Boys Hope, located in Town and Country. The residential program takes academically motivated young men and sets them up in a residential house …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The free electronics recycling event will take place Saturday, November 5th at he Heman Park Community Center in University City.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
University City is holding a free community electronics recycling collection this Saturday at Heman Park Community Center (975 Pennsylvania). The event is FREE and open to everyone in St. Louis, so it's the perfect opportunity to toss any old electronics in an environmentally friendly way. “It is possible to recycle old computers, printers and smart phones, rather than throw them into dumpsters. That’s why we’re holding this event – to make it easy and affordable for everyone to do the right thing,” said City Manager Lehman Walker in a news release. The electronics recycling event will be held Saturday, November 5th, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Heman Park Community Center located at 975 Pennsylvania Avenue, and is open to everyone …