Crime Roundup: Teen Brings Gun to School, Father/Son Break Man's Nose With Tire Iron and More
Patch recaps the week that was in North St. Louis County police and fire news.
A 13-year-old student at a Ferguson-Florissant School District middle school brought an unloaded gun to school Thursday. The student turned the gun over voluntarily but still may face disciplinary actions.
The officer suffered a concussion during the car chase and was hospitalized overnight. The man's car was disabled and he was caught after a brief chase on foot.
Patrick Walsh, of Florissant, was was driving about 100 mph in a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado and had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when he crashed into a Chevy Tahoe on Interstate 270, near West Florissant Road, in 2011.
The victim threatened his family Lagrand Benson told St. Louis County Police. He is charged with first-degree assault.
St. Louis County Police said the 18-year-old man knew the others from school.
The Florissant man also was indicted for assaulting another man during the incident.
Thomas Santino died after being struck by a car on Jan. 27.
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