Friday, April 5, 2013
St. Peters Police said Jovanna Davis used a fake ID to buy items at Home Depot and Weekends Only stores.
A St. Charles County woman faces a felony theft charge after using a fake ID at several stores in St. Louis County. Jovanna Davis, 35, of the 3300 block of Arlington Avenue in the Harvester area in St. Charles County, was charged with identity theft March 22. St. Peters Police said Davis told them a man approached her and asked if she wanted to work for him “since she was unemployed and needed money to support her five children.” Davis told police she agreed, and the man told her to get a passport photo and to give it to him. Soon, an Illinois driver’s license arrived in the mail with another person’s information and Davis’ photo. Davis said she met the man at Home Depot stores in Overland, Bridgeton and Ferguson and a Weekends Only store …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
St. Peters Police said Middleton researched reposessed homes in the area and then broke into the vacant houses to steal copper pipes, wiring and other fixtures.
A man previously charged with burglarizing four vacant homes for copper pipes and wiring now faces 26 such charges in St. Peters. Joshua Middleton, 23, of the 400 block of Briscoe Lane in O’Fallon, is being charged with 25 counts of second-degree burglary and one count of felony theft. Most of the burglaries are said to have taken place between December 2011 and January 2012. St. Peters Police said Middleton researched reposessed homes in the area and then broke into the vacant houses to steal copper pipes, wiring and other fixtures. The burglaries including the following dates and places: Police said Middleton also stole a power distribution block, copper pipe, electric wire and a marine battery between Dec. 1 and Jan. 8. Middleton is …
Monday, April 1, 2013
St. Peters Police said the man's stepfather was monitoring his home on his cell phone and came home when the camera disconnected. He installed the camera to keep his stepson out.
A man accused of burglarizing his stepfather’s house told police he ripped wiring for a surveillance system out of the wall “because he was mad at the victim for installing video cameras,” according to St. Peters Police. The man ran through a wooden fence to escape the home as the homeowner arrived, according to a court document. Michael Anthony Glatz, 18, was charged Monday with second-degree burglary and felony theft. He also was charged March 21 with four counts of passing a bad check. Glatz’ stepfather called police and told them he was watching his home surveillance system on his cell phone while at work. He saw a shadow on his living room wall, and a few minutes later the camera was disconnected, he told police. He immediately went …
Friday, March 22, 2013
David P. Knight was charged with harassment and first-degree trespassing after police said he refused to leave the woman's home.
A St. Peters man faces criminal charges after police said he sharpened a butcher knife at a woman’s home while threatening her life. David P. Knight, 55, of St. Peters, was charged March 1 with harassment and first-degree trespass. St. Peters Police said an officer, at the woman’s request, warned Knight to leave the woman’s home in the first block of Coach Drive in St. Peters Feb. 28. Knight began to leave. The woman then said Knight had verbally abused her and threatened her over the course of six weeks. The woman said that on Feb. 27, Knight was sharpening a butcher knife with a sharpening rod as he told her she needed to die. Knight then came back to the home and said he decided not to leave. The officer then arrested Knight. Bail for …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
St. Peters Police said Shannon Stone was driving under the influence of benzodiazepines, synthetic marijuana and opiates.
A woman driving under the influence of drugs passed out and her car overturned and struck a tree with both her children inside, according to St. Peters Police. Shannon Stone, 32, of the 300 block of Windsor Place in St. Peters, was charged March 5 with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana. St. Peters Police said she had been driving erratically when she passed out on Willot Road near Carrington July 10. Police said blood tests showed she had benzodiazepines, opiates and cannabinoids--or synthetic marijuana--in her system. According to a court document, EMS workers and police officers notice she had slurred speech, slow reaction time and confusion. Both children were under …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Thomas Kinkade and a 16-year-old girl disappeared together for nine days in January and were found in Monroe County.
A Wright City man connected to a teen who went missing in January was indicted on several charges for having sex with a 16-year-old girl. A St. Charles County grand jury on Friday indicted Benjamin Kinkade, 27, on second-degree statutory rape, second-degree child molestation and first-degree trespassing. St. Peters Police searched for Kinkade after he and a 16-year-old girl disappeared on Jan. 14. The girl told her parents she was working a shift at KFC, but instead met with Kinkade. Kinkade and the girl met while working at KFC in St. Peters. The Monroe County Sheriff's Department found the girl nine days later after Kinkade’s relatives tipped them off. Kinkade posted a $50,000 bond and was released from St. Charles County jail Feb. 5. …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Kenneth Canamore also stole the man's car, police said.
A St. Peters man was indicted by a St. Charles grand jury Feb. 15 after being accuse of knocking out his roommate’s teeth, tying him up with an electrical cord and stealing his car. Kenneth Canamore, 29, of the 400 block of Church Street in St. Peters, was indicted Feb. 15 on charges of felonious restraint, third-degree assault and tampering with a motor vehicle. St. Peters Police said Canamore punched his roommate-knocking out his teeth-Nov. 3 in the 400 block of Church Street. He then tied the man up and took his 2003 Nissan Altima, police said. He also was charged Feb. 15 with violating a protection order. Canamore is being held in St. Charles County jail. Bail was set at $50,000 for the felonious restrain, assault and tampering charges…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
St. Peters Police said Raymond Oliver, of Hawk Ridge, punched a man in the face inside Mid Rivers Mall. The man told police he also suffered a concussion and some memory loss.
A Hawk Point man seriously injured another man by punching him in the face March 1 near the ticket booth at Wehrenberg Theatres inside Mid Rivers Mall. Raymond Oliver, 34, of the 300 block of Hawkeye Drive in Hawk Point, was charged March 5 with third-degree assault. St. Peters Police said Oliver punched a man, cutting his lip and putting a hole about one inch from his mouth that required 20 stitches. The man also told police he suffers from memory loss due to a concussion he suffered when he hit his head on the floor after being punched. Bail has been set at $10,000 for Oliver. For more crime information on St. Peters Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, March 8, 2013
Michael Herbert, 62, of Wisconsin, was charged Feb. 28 by the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with first-degree statutory sodomy and first-degree child molestation.
A Wisconsin man is accused of sexually touching his granddaughter, who lives in St. Peters. Michael Herbert, 62, of Plover, WI, was charged Feb. 28 by the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with first-degree statutory sodomy and first-degree child molestation. St. Peters Police said Herbert had sexually touched his granddaughter, who is 8 years old, over the past four years. A warrant has been issued for Herbert’s arrest. Bond was set at $50,000, cash only, and Herbert is to have no contact with the victim. For more crime information on St. Peters Patch, see the following articles:
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Seven women report that Lawrence Branam, of O'Fallon touched them sexually during hair removal treatments.
The owner of the Cosmetic Laser Center in St. Peters was indicted by a St. Charles County grand jury Friday on seven counts of deviate sexual assault. Lawrence Branam, 48, of the 1400 block of Norwood Hills Drive in O’Fallon, owned the Cosmetic Laser Center at 7030 Mexico Road and was a licensed laser hair removal technician. Branam was arrested June 20 after St. Peters Police received a report that he had inappropriately touched a female client during hair removal treatments. The client told people she had gone in for laser hair removal and Branam had touched her in areas which were not treated as part of the laser hair removal process. The client stated the touching was sexual in nature and unwanted. Following reports of Branam’s arrest…