Thursday, May 16, 2013
St. Charles County Police say Robert Devine assaulted his fiancé by pushing her to the ground, hitting her in the face and shutting a door on her leg, which had recently been through a knee-replacement surgery.
A man faces domestic abuse charges after St. Charles County deputies said he bloodied his fiance’s nose on May 10. Robert G. Devine, 55, of the 3300 block of Cross Keys Drive in Florissant, was charged Friday with third-degree domestic assault. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Devine was arguing with his fiancé in the 3500 block of Ipswich Lane in St. Charles County when he pushed her into a wall and a desk, cutting her arm. He then struck her in the face, giving her a bloody nose, the deputy reported. The woman fell and tried to get up, but Devine pushed her back down and pulled her hair, according to a report. He then shut a door on her left foot, causing pain in her recently replaced knee. The deputy reported that Devine …
Monday, April 29, 2013
St. Charles County Sheriff's Department officials said Timothy Sean McDonough found the unlocked vehicle with the keys in the ignition and a debit card inside.
A Lindenwood University student stole a car while walking back to campus after a night of drinking with friends on Main Street, St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department officials said. Timothy Sean McDonough, 19, of Belton, was charged Friday with tampering with a motor vehicle and fraudulent use of a credit device. A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy reported McDonough was walking back to campus from a bar on Main Street at about 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 20 when he realized he was lost. McDonough told police he panicked because it was getting cold, so he checked a 2009 GMC Yukon to see if it was unlocked. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were in the ignition. He also found a debit card in the car, so he drove to Steak ‘n Shake at 5534 St. …
Friday, April 26, 2013
St. Charles County Sheriff's Department officials said his father made him vacate his apartment due to his drinking and aggressive behavior.
A man broke his father’s apartment window and damaged his truck with a landscaping rock after the father refused to allow him inside his home. Joseph Gilliam, 27, was charged April 15 with first-degree property damage. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Gilliam’s father told him he had his son leave the residence in the first block of Fairway Circle because of his son’s drinking and aggressive behavior. The apartment is in St. Charles County near St. Charles. When his father refused to let him inside, Gilliam threw a landscaping rock through the apartment window, according to a court document. He then took a landscaping rock and threw it at his father’s 2003 Chevrolet S-10, shattering the windshield. He also threw a rock on the …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Scott Thomas Eissler was charged with unlawful use of a weapon Monday following the incident.
A St. Charles County man is accused of holding a firearm and threatening to shoot “anything and everything” if his wife left their home Monday, not caring if there were children or other adults outside. Scott Thomas Eissler, 52, of the 300 block of Wind Chime Lane near St. Charles, was charged Monday with unlawful use of a weapon. St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department officials said that after arguing with his wife Monday, Eissler unlocked a coded gun safe and took out a .357 Magnum revolver. According to a police report, Eissler told his wife, “If you leave, I will shoot the car and everything around it.” Eissler’s daughter was at the house after Eissler’s wife texted her a message of “Help.” His daughter wrestled the gun away from …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The two men are suspected of being illegal immigrants and were referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a St. Charles County Sheriff's Department report.
Two men were arrested following a concert at the Family Arena in St. Charles April 8 after struggling with officers in the parking lot. Following the El Trono de Mexico concert at the arena, a St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy said he saw Nicolas Meza-Lopez, 24, throw a beer at a wall and shove a female Family Arena employee in the chest. The officer said he pursued him out of the Family Arena, where Meza-Lopez turned around, thumped his chest and began struggling with the officer. As the deputy was attempting to handcuff Nicolas Meza-Lopez, he said Pedro Meza-Lopez, 20, grabbed his shoulder and tried to prevent the arrest. A St. Charles police officer arrived to assist the deputy, and he and Pedro Meza-Lopez began to struggle, according…
Friday, March 15, 2013
A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy reported the assaults were part of a 12-year abusive relationship.
A St. Charles County man faces criminal charges for assaulting his girlfriend on two consecutive days. Christerpher Lee Moore, 29, of the 2800 block of South River Road south of St. Charles, was charged Thursday with two counts of third-degree domestic assault. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Moore grabbed his girlfriend at the top of some stairs on March 2 and jerked her as if he were going to throw her down the stairs. The deputy said Moore said should end her life. He then locked her in the basement, knowing it would cause her to have a panic attack, according to the report. The deputy reported that on March 3, Moore struck her and pinned her to the kitchen wall. He told her he would throw her across a table and hurt her so …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The property owner was not seriously injured. The deputy said John Davit ignored warnings to stay away from his former residence.
A St. Charles County man hit his former landlord with a car outside his former residence Monday, a St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said. John R. Davit, 66, was charged Tuesday with first-degree trespassing and third-degree assault. A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy said Davit had been recently evicted from his residence in the first block of Jackson Place in St. Charles County near First Capitol and Highway 364. The deputy said Davit was warned by the property owner and law enforcement to stay off the property. However, Davit has returned to the property several times and ignored requests to leave, according to the report. On Monday, Davit drove his car directly at the property owner, hitting him in the left leg and knee with the …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Dale Lenze Sr. is accused of attempting to make meth and possessing meth
A St. Charles County man faces a second methamphetamine charge about five months after a meth lab exploded on his property near Wentzville, burning a woman and setting fire to his barn. Dale Lenze Sr., 53, was charged Jan. 31 with attempt to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy accompanied a Social Services employee to check on the welfare of children living in a home in the 2800 block of Essex Street in St. Charles County near St. Charles. Inside the home, the deputy smelled a strong chemical odor and spotted several ingredients commonly used to cook meth. He alerted the St. Charles County Regional Drug Task Force, which sent a …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The victim, another St. Charles County jail inmate, required surgery to repair fractures in his face, head and jaw, police said.
Two men were indicted by a St. Charles grand jury Jan. 18 on second-degree assault charges related to a jailhouse attack on another man. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department report said that Robert E. Martin II, 39, and Steven T. Scott, 20, attacked another inmate in the St. Charles County Justice Center, 200 North Second St., on April 5. Scott lives in the 100 block of Bear Claw Drive in Wentzville; Martin lives in the 2000 block of Santa Fe Street in St. Charles. According to the report, Martin and Scott struck the man repeatedly struck the man in the face. Scott struck the man repeatedly with his elbow, according to court documents. The man required hospitalization and surgeries to repair fractures to his face, head and jaw. For …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
According to the "St. Louis Post-Distpatch," county police will step up DWI enforcement in mid-December.
As you plan out your holiday party schedule this season, make sure you have a designated sober driver. According to the Suburban Journal, the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department will be out on the streets conducting a Holiday DWI checkpoint campaign from Dec. 10-16, in an effort to reduce alcohol related crashes. Click here for more information. Here are a list of local cab/other companies you can call if you need a ride: