Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here at the law enforcement-related articles that topped the site this month.
These were the police/law enforcement-related news stories that topped Olivette Patch during April 2013. In case you missed them, here's a chance to check them out. How Many Speeding Tickets Do Olivette Cops Write? Police Investigating IRS Scam That Cost Victim Thousands Of Dollars Police Investigate Identity Theft Incidents Police: No Crime Committed In Ladue Middle School Instagram Bullying NEWS NEARBY: 'Patch' Tipster Says Suspicious Men Came To Her Door
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A pair of cases involve credit cards which were used out of state.
Olivette Police are investigating a pair of identity theft cases within the last month. The cases fit the profile of recent cases of identity theft involving customers at Schnucks, but Police have not indicated if there is a connection. Over the weekend, the grocer said it had found and contained the problem, which it attributed to a cyberattack.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Olivette Police said the incident happened on Olive Boulevard earlier this month.
It is apparently a dog-eat-dog world, and not even pet owners are immune. Olivette Police report a dog that was off-leash bit another dog and that dog's owner on March 1 in the 9300 block of Olive Boulevard. Authorities say the offending pooch was a German Shepherd, which bit a terrier-type breed. The German Shepherd's owner was ticketed. Editor's Note: the animal pictured in this story is not the dog involved in the case.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Cash and a cell phone were taken in the Olivette hold-up.
Olivette Police say they are actively investigating an armed robbery that happened March 9 on Appleseed Lane. According to authorities, two people were robbed by a male subject with a black handgun. A small amount of cash and cell phones were taken. Sgt. Dave Wolf said the department is following up on promising leads. He did not indicate if this was a random event or if the suspect was known by the victims.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The case is under investigation by the Olivette Police Department.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The Olivette Police Department is investigating what happened to $13,000 worth of copper tubing and fittings stolen from construction trailers located on Price Road. The incident took place in the overnight hours of March 8.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The following cases are under investigation by the Olivette Police Department.
February 21 A suspect called into a business on Dielman Industrial Drive and made a bomb threat after being disgruntled after an on-going civil court issue. Patch has requested more information this case and will provide an update when more information is available. February 20 A number of suspects were arrested in the 9100 block of Old Bonhomme for distributing a controlled substance near school property in two separate cases. Patch has requested more information this case and will provide an update when more information is available. February 16 Someone broke into a vehicle parked in a restaurant parking lot in the 9100 block of Olive Blvd. A firearm was stolen from the interior of the vehicle. Patch has requested more information this …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A look at recent incidents under investigation by the Olivette Police Department.
February 12 A juvenile student struck a police officer after police were called to respond to the school for a disturbance in the 9100 block of Old Bonhomme. February 11 Subject arrested for stealing less than $500 of scrap metal from a business on Baur Blvd. February 7 February 6 A man was asked not to return to the St. Louis County Animal Control facility after he became irate over fines incurred by his dog. February 5 A woman was arrested after chasing her 10 year old child with a knife and making threats. The child was not injured and is staying with family. February 4
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Olivette Police say the man was angry about fines.
Olivette Police say a man who was irate his "dog had been taken" by St. Louis County animal control crews was advised not to return to the county's Baur Blvd. location earlier this month. Police say the man was "irate" over the fine he had to pay when he came to the location at 10521 Baur Blvd. February 6. Authorities say the man paid the fine to get his dog released and was asked not to come back.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Authorities were called earlier this month for three cases involving peace disturbances.
Olivette Police responded to Logos School three times this month, leading to one arrest. Police were called February 12 to hande a peace disturbance between two students who were in a verbal argument. An officer was struck in the altercation. One juvenile was arrested and released to juvenile detention authorities. Police responded twice on February 7 after students brought pocket knives to school. A police spokesman said the length of the blade in both cases did not merit criminal charges. The legal statute for an illegal weapon is 4 inches, according to Sgt. Dave Wolf with the Olivette Police.
The Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce held the organization's annual dinner auction Friday night.
The Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce was transported to an "Evening In Paris" Friday night for the organization's annual dinner auction gala. Local businesses donated items up for bid as well as experiences, like tours of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, the Creve Coeur Police Department or tickets to see the New York City Ballet. The evening also served as a way to recognize the Police Officer and Firefighter Paramedic of the Year for the cities of Creve Coeur and Olivette. Here's what the evening's program said about the honorees: Olivette Fire Department Firefighter/Paramedic Justin Schulte for his "eagerness to go above and beyond the call of duty and the enormous time commitment and talent he made towards purchasing …