Warren Gladders robbed banks over a two-month period ending in September of 2013, and when pulled over, he shot a trooper in the chest, hitting his bullet-proof vest.
A spike in murders highlights the latest monthly crime report in the city of St. Louis.
Police say that so far this year, there have been 20 more burglaries and five more robberies in the neighborhood.
Police reported four armed robberies—all with the gunmen getting away in a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox stolen in Washington Park.
As many as five suspects took cell phones from victims in two cases.
20-year old Darien Babbitt is charged with three counts of robbery, five counts of armed criminal action and two counts of attempted robbery.
South St. Louis White Castle, Caseyville Hucks hit in separate incidents
Early Monday, four students were robbed at gunpoint at Euclid and West Pine.
Trio targeted Rally’s on N. Grand, Natural Bridge according to police.
Robberies a few minutes, 1/4 mile apart