Monday, February 11, 2013
The program is a cooperative effort between police in Creve Coeur, Frontenac, Olivette, Town and Country and Des Peres.
The following information was provided by the Creve Coeur Police Crime Prevention Office: The Citizen Police Academy is an educational citizen-involved activity designed by the Creve Coeur, Des Peres, Frontenac, Olivette and Town and Country police departments. The goal of this academy is to promote understanding between the residents and its police officers regarding their respective needs and problems. By promoting this relationship, it is hoped that citizens and police can work together to make the entire community a safer place to live. The Citizen Police Academy is a unique opportunity to educate the public about the criminal justice system and provide insight into everyday police work. Several areas of police training will be …
Friday, July 20, 2012
AMC, the national theater chain with 2 Creve Coeur locations, is responding to concerns over security following a shooting spree in Colorado that left at least 12 dead.
AMC Theaters, which operates two theaters in Creve Coeur among more than 5,000 across the country, said in a statement Friday that it was "actively working with local law enforcement in communities throughout the nation and under the circumstances we are reaching out to all of our theatres to review our safety and security procedures." The statement comes on the heels of a deadly evening of gun violence at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado that left 12 dead and dozens wounded at a midnight screening of the premier of "The Dark Knight". Creve Coeur Police Sargeant Glen Williams told Patch Friday afternoon via email that there had not been a request for security from either AMC location, but that "on-duty Creve Coeur PD officers are, and …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Longtime attorney of developer Marvin Gelber spoke to Creve Coeur Patch Friday morning.
Creve Coeur Police continue their investigation into a fatal car accident last month which killed a passanger, but a longtime attorney for the driver is shedding new light on what may have happened. Merle Silverstein told Patch Friday that according to the daughters of Marvin Gelber, the Creve Coeur developer who was behind the wheel on May 20, Gelber and Sheila Weaver were returning to their home on Sackston Woods Lane, when Weaver got out of the car and got the couple's mail. Weaver got back in the vehicle but didn't re-fasten her seatbelt, according to what Silverstein's been told. Then, the car "took off like a rocket," Silverstein said. Police said the car went through the backyard and then landed upside down in a neighboring yard, …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Sheila Weaver, 67, was the passenger in a car Creve Coeur Police say hit a tree and overturned Sunday.
Creve Coeur Police Wednesday announced that Sheila Weaver was the woman who died following a Sunday afternoon car accident in the Sackston Woods subdivision. Police said Weaver lived in the neighborhood and was the passenger in a car driven by a 91 year old man who's identity has not been released by police. According to authorities, the car drove off the road and struck a tree, trapping both occupants. Weaver, 67, was a real estate agent and also served on the City of Creve Coeur's Economic Development Commission. Reached by phone in Colorado, former Mayor Harold Dielmann called Weaver's death "a terrible loss for the whole community." Ward 4 Councilman Scott Saunders, who serves as the council liason to the Economic Development …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Authorities said the car went off the road on Sackston Woods Lane and struck a tree Sunday afternoon.
The Creve Coeur Police Department announced late Monday afternoon that a 67 year-old woman who was the passenger in a Sunday afternoon car crash on Sackston Woods Lane, had died. A police press release said that authorities received a 9-1-1 call for a report of a car that left the road and struck a tree. The woman and the driver, a 91 year-old man, were both extricated from the vehicle and taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. The driver was released from the hospital, but authorities are witholding his name "due to the open investigation," according to Monday's statement. The identity of the deceased passenger is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Creve Coeur Police say Brandon Hsueh either fell or stumbled off a Conway Road curb Wednesday afternoon during a cross country exercise.
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and the Creve Coeur Police Department confirmed Friday morning that Brandon Hsueh, a seventh grade student at St. Louis Priory School in Creve Coeur was pronounced dead just before 1 a.m. Friday following serious injuries sustained in a Wednesday afternoon accident. Police say Hsueh, 13, had fallen behind a group of cross country runners jogging along Conway Road Wednesday afternoon when it appears he fell or stumbled off a a curb into the path of an oncoming car. Police said in a news release Thursday that he suffered a serious head injury. A police investigation is not yet complete and will be forwarded to St. Louis County Prosecutors as a formality, but a statement Thursday indicated there was no …