Saturday, March 30, 2013
Police say Sherry Ann Young, a St. Charles County jail nurse, tried to help John Wesley Jones, who had been serving a 32-year federal sentence for an ATM robbery in St. Charles County, escape from prison.
Sherry Ann Young, a 41-year-old St. Charles woman, is being charged with aiding escape of a prisoner confined for felony and conspiracy or attempted escape from confinement after police say she tried to help a notorious ATM robber from jail, KMOV reports. Young, the report says, tried to help John Wesley Jones, who had been serving a 32-year federal sentence for an ATM robbery in St. Charles County. The pair met while Jones was serving time for kidnapping a woman and her two daughters, KMOV reported. Read the full story: Prosecutors: St. Charles County jail nurse tried to help ATM Solutions robber escape More from the KMOV report: According to court documents, an investigation determined Young visited Jones multiple times after he was …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Police said the man, who was recently released from prison, also threatened to burn the woman's house down. The woman found him using the coins to buy liquor and notified police.
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- Joe Scott
Monday, November 26, 2012
A man robbed a woman by holding a knife to her throat, threatening to kill her and burn down her house Nov. 4 in the 900 block of North Second Street, St. Charles Police said. The man, John R. Walker, 42, stole a large amount of coins, the woman’s cell phone and her purse, police said. Walker had worked for the woman around her St. Charles home for about a week while staying at her house, according to the police report. The woman located him shortly afterwards at Phillips 66, 2240 North Third Street, using the stolen coins to buy liquor. She called police, who arrested him a short time later. Walker had been released from prison three weeks before, and had left an honors program to which he had been assigned, St. Charles Police said. He …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Tory Brooks was one of four men who attempted to rob Brandon Joyce during a drug deal gone bad.
The man who was the passenger in a getaway car during an attempted robbery and murder on a St. Charles parking lot on Christmas Eve 2010 was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Tory Brooks, 22, of the 900 block of North Sixth Street, pleaded no contest to charges of second-degree murder, attempted robbery and two counts of armed criminal action, the report said, for his part in the the death of Brandon Joyce, a 26-year-old St. Charles-native. Brooks was one of four men who tried to rob Joyce during a drug deal early on the morning of Dec. 24, 2012. According to court documents, investigators say the fourth suspect shot Joyce in the head, then all the men fled. Joyce died at 3:50 a.m. Dec. 28 at SSM …