New numbers obtained by KMOX reveal how often it’s happening in St. Louis City.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is not blaming Circuit Judge Robert Dierker’s decision to drop gun possession charges against a convicted felon – he’s holding legislators responsible.
Mayor Francis Slay says if a felon has already served their time, they should be given another chance.
“Convicted felons are folks who have broken our laws,” State Representative Emily McAsey says. “I don’t think it’s unreasonable to have a reasonable copay for non-emergency medical services.