Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.
According to a probable cause statement, Kerns robbed a Springfield store in July 2013 while armed with a BB gun. The statement says Kerns shook hands with one clerk after the robbery and asked another clerk for a hug.
Drive-thru patrons of a Jack in the Box in south city were robbed Tuesday night, police say.
Employee rips off shirt and the towel he was using to hide his face
The suspect is an African-American man of medium height and build. He was wearing a dark baseball cap, gray shirt and dark pants.
Police say suspect took cash and cigarettes, Sunday morning.
After purchasing an item, the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. He then left the store with an undisclosed amount of money in an unknown direction.
Justin Rhine, 23, was picked up when he tried to use the woman’s stolen credit card at a gas station.
St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
Wyandotte County officials say an off-duty deputy was shot and critically wounded when he walked into a convenience store early Wednesday during an armed robbery.