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:
Officers had been dispatched to the home in the 1400 block of Collins Avenue on a disturbance report.
A man injured a Richmond Heights police officer early Friday morning by kicking him in the back of the knee, causing him to collapse to the floor. Richmond Heights Police said the officer went to the hospital with “a severe injury to the back of the knee.” Freddie Shaw, 50, of the 1400 block of Collins Avenue in Richmond Heights, was charged Friday with second-degree assault on an officer and resisting arrest. Richmond Heights Police said officers were dispatched to Shaw’s home for a reported disturbance at about 12:39 a.m. Friday. There were obvious signs of a struggle in the home, and Shaw’s sister-in-law said Shaw had barricaded himself in an upstairs room and refused to come out. Eventually, Shaw came out at the officers’ request, and …