Friday, May 10, 2013
Clayton Police said a woman stopped for drunk driving had two firearms nearby. One of the weapons had been reported stolen.
A woman pulled over for a traffic violation in Clayton was driving drunk with two loaded handguns within the driver’s reach, police said. One of the handguns had been reported stolen. Kaitlin Michelle Shelton, 19, of Springfield, MO, was charged Friday with receiving stolen property, unlawful use of a weapon and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Clayton Police said an officer pulled Shelton over for a traffic violation at Big Bend Boulevard and Southmoor Drive on Jan. 21. The officer said he saw signs that she was drunk. After she did poorly on a sobriety test, Shelton took a Breathalyzer test that showed a blood-alcohol content of 0.141 percent. Shelton was arrested and the officer searched her car. The officer found a Raven .25 cal …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Clayton Police said they found Christopher Jones with a handgun in his pocket when they responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of South Hanley Road.
An Overland man is accused of illegally concealing a weapon near a home in the 300 block of South Hanley Road in Clayton. Christopher Jones, 29, of the 10200 block of Canter Way in Overland, was charged Feb. 21 with unlawful use of a weapon. Clayton Police reported that officers responding to a disturbance April 20, 2011 in the 300 block of South Hanley Road found Jones with his hands in his pockets and a bulge in his left pocket. When they searched him, they found a loaded handgun, a 9 mm Ruger, in his pocket. Bail has been set at $10,000 for Jones. For more crime information on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, March 8, 2013
The woman told Clayton Police she sold the watch to a store in the city of St. Louis.
A cleaning woman is accused of stealing a Rolex watch from a home she cleaned in the 7400 block of Somerset Avenue in Clayton. Sade R. Snofke, 25, of the 3500 block of Franklin Avenue in St. Louis, was charged Feb. 27 with felony stealing. Clayton Police said Snofke worked for a cleaning company that cleaned the home the home Sept. 21, the same day the watch went missing. Police said Snofke admitted stealing the watch and said she sold it to a store in the city of St. Louis. Snofke was arrested on a warrant Monday. She filed 10 percent of a $7,500 bond and was released from St. Louis County jail March 2. For more crime information on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Monday, March 4, 2013
Stacy L. Warren of Fenton is charged with filing a false report with the Clayton Police Department. She told officials that a man she thought was a police officer pulled her out of her car, punched her and threw her to the ground on Polo Drive.
Stacy L. Warren, a nurse from Fenton who lied about being punched at a traffic stop by a fake cop in Clayton last year must wear an alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet as part of her punishment. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Warren has to wear the device for 90 days, perform 80 hours of community service and continue getting psychiatric treatment, according to court records in St. Louis County. She is on probation for two years. On Sept. 5, 2012, Warren told the Clayton Police Department that a man who appeared to be a police officer dragged her from her car and assaulted her. An investigation by Clayton police revealed several inconsistencies in the woman’s statement. Police announced the following day that when they pressed her…
Friday, February 15, 2013
Joshua Hurst, 23, was charged with first-degree property damage and resisting arrest stemming from the Feb. 10 incident.
A 23-year-old man damaged plant holders and trashcans owned by the city of Clayton on Feb. 10, police said. Joshua Hurst, 23, of Mount Vernon, IL, was charged Monday with first-degree property damage and resisting arrest. St. Louis County prosecutors said Hurst did more than $750 in damage to the plant holders and trashcans. Officers spotted him during the vandalism spree at about 3:11 a.m. Feb. 10, according to a court document. Hurst also fled from Clayton Police officers, prosecutors said. Bail has been set at $15,000 for Hurst. For more crime information on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Monday, February 4, 2013
Clayton Police said the man couldn't maintain a single lane while driving Jan. 12 on Forsyth Boulevard near Kingsbury Boulevard.
A man faces his third drunk driving charge after Clayton Police said he drove over a curb for about 50 feet and couldn’t stay in a single lane on Forsyth Boulevard Jan. 12. Gregory J. Welch, of the 8000 block of Maryland Avenue in Clayton, was charged Jan. 13 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender. Clayton Police said Welch was weaving as he drove near Forsyth and Kingsbury boulevards Jan. 12. When officers pulled him over, they said he appeared to be drunk. Welch took a breathalyzer test, which showed his blood-alcohol content to be .146 percent, according to the police report. Welch has two previous DWI convictions, one in St. Louis County in 1999 and second in St. Charles County in 1995. He posted 10 percent of a $15,…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Clayton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The St. Louis County man received a suspended sentence of four years after pleading guilty in 2011 to a DWI.
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A St. Louis County man faces his third DWI charge since 2000 after a Clayton officer pulled him over at 2:10 a.m. last Tuesday on Clayton Road. Police said the man’s blood-alcohol content measured at .243, more than three times the legal limit. Christopher Heil, 45, of the 1400 block of Willowbrooke in St. Louis County, was charged with driving while intoxicated as an aggravated offender, a class C felony. Heil previously pleaded guilty to DWI on June 28, 2011 and Jan. 25, 2000. He also pleaded guilty to driving with excessive blood-alcohol content on March 21, 2001. He had been given a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to DWI as a persistent offender in 2011. A Clayton police officer said he was behind Heil at a red light on Demun …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The man had broken into a home in the 8100 block of Westmoreland Avenue and his car was parked in the driveway.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
An officer spotted a man loading his car with items he had just stolen from Clayton home in the 8100 block of Westmoreland Avenue at about 7:50 p.m. Nov. 18, police said. Rodney Dunlap, 45, of the 3500 block of Grer Avenue in St. Louis, was charged Nov. 19 with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. Clayton Police said an officer on patrol spotted Dunlap loading his car, which was parked in the victims’ driveway, with items he’d stolen from the house. The items included a flat-screen television, two laptop computers, 74 pieces of jewelry, and a watch. The items were valued at $4,600 according to the police report. Dunlap is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $20,000. For more crime information on Clayton Patch, see …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Police are investigating break-ins in both cities.
Police are alerting University City and Clayton residents to keep the doors to their homes locked and alarms activated. Clayton Police officers caught Rodney Dunlap loading his vehicle with $4,600 worth of property from a home in the 8100 block of Westmoreland Avenue in Clayton. Dunlap is charged with stealing and second degree burglary. University City Police officers told KMOV Dunlap is also being investigated for a similar crime in U City. U City resident Francine Attoun told KMOV she didn't feel safe anymore. “We really don’t leave our house at night much even though we have an alarm system,” Attoun said. Police officers say there are a few easy ways to keep your home from becoming a target, especially during this holiday traveling …