Week in Review: Smoking Ban, Missing Rhino Found and Drugs Sold to Cop
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on the four St. Charles County Patch sites — St. Charles Patch, St. Peters Patch, O'Fallon Patch and Wentzville Patch.
Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around St. Charles County? Not to worry. Patch has your back.
In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the four St. Charles County Patch sites — St. Charles Patch, St. Peters Patch, O'Fallon Patch and Wentzville Patch — over the last few days:
- St. Charles County voters won't have the chance to vote on a smoking ban in November after Circuit Judge Ted House decided Tuesday to pull the ballot issue.
- Join Patch and your neighbors for a FREE debate viewing party at Wehrenberg's Des Peres 14 Cine or St. Charles 18 Cine. We'll have trivia, giveaways and a post-debate Q&A. We're taking RSVPs for all four debates.
- A St. Peters man faces criminal charges after police said he attacked his girlfriend and his father.
- An accident caused by a drunk driver sent three to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.
- A Wentzville man was busted for delivering cocaine.
- The mayor of St. Charles suggested security cameras, a police substation and bike patrols to tame Main Street crime.
- A St. Charles man faces drug charges after St. Charles County Drug Task Force detectives said he sold crack cocaine to an undercover officer.
- Pamela Hoernschemeyer, 46, of St. Peters, pled guilty three felony counts of bank fraud before United States District Judge Carol E. Jackson and will be sentenced Dec. 27.
- SSM St. Joseph West was named a top performer for a second year.
- Friends and family are coming together to support a local Marine in need. Sgt. Kyle Aslin, 25, of O'Fallon, suffered a massive stroke in early August.
- The St. Charles County Drug Task Force busted a clandestine meth cook.
- New signs will direct traffic to St. Charles during the Blanchette Bridge closure.
- A local family-owned pharmacy is just one year away from celebrating 40-years of serving O’Fallon and Lake Saint Louis residents.
- Rico the Rhino, a 25-foot long, 12-foot tall inflatable rhino that went missing, was found.
- A teen stole three handguns from cars in Wentzville.
- The St. Peters Rec-Plex will now open 30 minutes early Monday through Friday.
- A teen was indicted by a St. Charles County grand jury Sept. 14 on two first-degree burglary charges and one count each of first-degree sexual misconduct.
- A St. Charles grand jury indicted a Wentzville woman Sept. 14 on two child abuse charges.
- A new hardware store has opened in the northern end of O'Fallon.
- The Lake Saint Louis police chief urged residents to slow down and pay attention.