Week in Review: Red-Light Ordinance Tabled, Man Caught After Home Shooting and More

We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on St. Peters Patch from last week.

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In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the St. Peters Patch from the last few days.

Board Tables Red-Light Ordinance 'Indefinitely'

  • The red-light laws in St. Peters won't be changing any time soon. Thursday night the board was supposed to vote on a proposed change to the current red-light ordinance, but instead the board unanimously agree to table to motion indefinitely. Mayor Len Pagano said the city just needed more information before deciding the fate of the ordinance. "We're not getting a clear message," Pagano said. 

St. Peters Hooters Lawsuit Making National Headlines

  • A dispute between a St. Peters Hooters waitress and the restaurant she works at has made national headlines. Sandra Lupo, 27, is suing Hooters in federal court alleging she was fired from her job after brain surgery left her with a buzz cut and a visible healing scar that made it too painful to wear a wig.

Man Convicted of Assaulting Cop Now Charged With Burglary Near St. Peters

  • A Harvester area man is accused of burglarizing a St. Charles County home in October. Damarco A. Allah, 19, of the 1400 block of Park Ashwood Court in the Harvester area, was charged April 2 with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Allah entered a home in the first block of Fern Drive in St. Charles County Oct. 25 and stole an Xbox 360 game console.

St. Peters Man Apprehended After Firing Shots Inside His Home

  • St. Peters Police have a suspect in custody after shots were fired Monday morning. Police responded to the first block of Julie Lane at around 11:30 a.m. after reports of shots being fired and arrested Timothy J. Copeland, 54, of St. Peters, following an investigation, according to a release by the St. Peters Police Department. When police reached the scene, a neighbor reported a bullet had come through the drywall of her house. During further investigation, police discovered about 10 bullet holes on the side of Copeland's residence. 

  • A St. Charles woman faces charges for using someone else’s credit cards to buy several items, including her wedding dress at a bridal shop, according to St. Peters Police. The woman used her real name and address at the bridal shop, according to a police report. Lakechia Pendleton-King, 35, of the 1200 block of Chargene Street in St. Charles, was charged March 21 with fraudulent use of a credit card and receiving stolen property.


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