The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports between Feb. 9 through Feb. 15.
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St. Charles County joins a four-county effort to require prescriptions for cold medications containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. Missouri is rated the largest meth producing state in the nation.
Officials in St. Charles County and three surrounding counties will seek to require a prescription for sales of cold medications with ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. Jefferson, Franklin and Lincoln counties also will seek to pass an identical law. Officials from all four counties joined together to announce the effort in a news conference Thursday afternoon at the St. Charles County Executive Building. The law will be presented as a health issue. If it passes, it will affect all municipalities within each of the counties. St. Charles County Council Chairman Joe Brazil, R-2nd District, said the bill will be introduced locally on Monday. He said six of seven St. Charles County Council members support the bill. Other county officials also said …