Friday, March 22, 2013
The following incidents were reported by Ladue Police between March 11-17.
March 17 At 12:13 a.m, a resident of Granada Way reported a car with people ducking down inside as he passed by. Police found three people inside and arrested a 19 year old man for drug possession. At 8:48 p.m. officers were called to a 1 car accident at Clayton Road and Eversdale Court where a vehcile struck a utility pole. The driver was taken home. March 14 At 12:24 p.m. A resident on Willow Hill Road asked officers to check a home. Officers discovered a burglary had taken place. It is under investigation March 13 At 12:30 a.m. officers responded to a home on Willow Hill Road for a report of a suspicious noise. At the scene, officers found 3 people running from the area toward N. McKnight Road. A laptop computer was found in the yard. …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The department also responded to several recent car accidents on Interstate 64.
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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Authorities from Ladue and Rock Hill help bring stealing suspect into custody.
A traffic stop on interstate 64 Thursday afternoon led to a police chase when a suspect tried to run from the scene, but Frontenac Police Chief Tom Becker said the man is now in custody. Becker said an officer stopped a vehicle heading eastbound on the highway east of Lindbergh Boulevard and that the plates matched those of a vehicle wanted in connection with a felony stealing case in Arnold and a felony shoplifting investigation in Overland. Becker said the passenger in the car made a run for it, but was tracked down with the help of Metro Air Support and police agencies in Ladue and Rock Hill. Social media accounts suggested at least one business in the Rock Hill area was on lockdown as this unfolded, but police there referred Patch to …
3 men run away from patrolling Ladue officers.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Thursday, March 14
This is an alert from Ladue Police Chief Rich Wooten Last night (March 13) the Ladue Police Department received a call of suspicious noises in the Willow Hill subdivision at about 1:00 a.m. Officers responded and observed three males walking in the neighborhood. The individuals ran from the officers and were not identified. During the chase one of the individuals dropped a laptop computer. No crimes were immediately reported from residents of the Willow Hill subdivision or surrounding area. Willow Hill Road is located just north of Ladue Road at McKnight Road. The subdivision backs up to I-170. At 6:00 p.m. on March 13 a relative of a resident on Willow Hill was checking the house while the resident was out of town and discovered a …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Missing jewelry included a charm bracelet and a monkey-shaped pendant valued at $3,000.
A housekeeper is accused of stealing jewelry from a Ladue woman. Erica Crenshaw, 42, of the 8400 block of Buckthorn Drive in Berkeley, was charged Jan. 24 with felony theft. Ladue Police said the homeowner noticed numerous pieces of jewelry missing last fall from her home on Maryview Lane. Two days after the woman asked Crenshaw if she knew anything about the missing jewelry, a charm bracelet that had been reported stolen was anonymously returned to the residence. Four charms still were missing from the bracelet. Crenshaw was arrested and confessed to stealing jewelry between Oct. 19 and Nov. 1, including charms from the bracelet and a monkey-shaped pendant valued at about $3,000. Crenshaw told police she sold them to a gold-buyers shop. …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The following incidents were reported by Ladue Police for the week ending March 2.
March 2 12:48 p.m. Police investigated a 2 car accident on the 10000 Block of Conway Rd. There were no injuries. March 1 2:07 a.m. Police arrived on the scene of a vehicle fire eastbound on interstate 64 at South Forty Drive and arrested a 27 year old driver for DWI. 9:55 p.m. A phone was reported stolen from Ladue Middle School. Febuary 28 9:39 p.m. Police responded to the scene of a 2 car accident located at Ladue Road and Hunter Avenue. There were no injuries February 26 3:45 p.m. Police responded to a three-car accident westbound on interstate 64 located at Lindbergh Blvd. There were no injuries. February 25 8:00 a.m. Police responded to a two car accident southbound on I-170 at Ladue Road. There were no injuries. 6:30 a.m. Police …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
That idea was among a number that are on the table as school district officials discuss how to beef up security at district buildings. A consulting firm may be engaged to look at the district's overall planning.
The Ladue School Board continued its dialogue on school safety at the regular monthly district workshop meeting, and among the ideas discussed was putting police sub-stations in schools. Rich Wooten, Ladue’s chief of police, was among those at the workshop meeting; he said the idea of sub-stations might work. The Ladue district is also considering hiring a security consulting firm. Fees would range anyway from $12,000 to $15,000 for one year of service. On Jan. 31, Jason Buckner of the district and five other district employees attended a county school safety meeting for law enforcement. Buckner reviewed the highlights of the meeting with the school board members. These were some of the highlights of the discussion: The Ladue district is …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Ladue Police found the man in the grocery store parking lot at the wheel with the engine running.
Ladue Police said they found a man passed out behind the wheel of his car with the engine running in a parking lot at 8867 Ladue Road at 2:51 a.m. Friday. Jeremiah Maples, 25, of St. Louis, was charged with DWI as a persistent offender. It was his third DWI charge since 2005. He pleaded guilty to one of the charges last August. Ladue Police said officers woke Maples up. The officers said his eyes were bloodshot and water, he slurred his speech and could not stand without assistance. He was unable to perform a sobriety field test and refused a breathalyzer test. Police obtained a search warrant to take a breathalyzer but did not release the results. Maples is being held in St. Louis County jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond. He pleaded guilty …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Ladue police blotter for the week of Jan. 28 - Feb. 3, 2013.
The following information was supplied by the Ladue Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. Jan. 28: 9700 Block Litzsinger Road At 8:19 p.m. police responded to an auto accident with no injuries. One car struck a power pole and downed power lines. Ameren and and fire crews responded to the scene. Jan. 31: Southbound I-170 at Ladue Road At 08:05 a.m., police responded to a two-car crash without injuries. Feb. 1: 8867 Ladue Road At 2:46 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle and arrested a 25-year-old make for driving whole intoxicated. Feb. 1: 9600 Block Ladue Road At 8:50 p.m., police responded to a two-car crash that resulted in three deaths. Feb. 2: 8800 Block Ladue Road At 12:59 p.m., …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Authorities say two people died at the scene and another passed away at a hospital following a head-on crash late Friday.
Ladue Police Chief Rich Wooten has confirmed early Saturday that three people died Friday evening in a 2 car head-on crash when a driver attempted to pass another car on Ladue Road at Gouverneur Lane. Wooten said a 2007 Ford Focus, driven by Kyle Weeks, 25, of Olivette, was westbound on Ladue just before 9 p.m. Friday when it passed another vehicle and struck a 2004 Volkswagon Jetta, driven by Melanie Michailidis, 46, of St. Louis, which was eastbound. Weeks and Michailidis were pronounced dead at the scene. Joseph Jacob, 41 of San Francisco, CA, who was a passenger in the eastbound vehicle, was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis where he later died. Authorities say there were no passengers in the westbound vehicle. A Washington University …