Florissant Man Pleads Guilty to Hazelwood Assault: Knocked A Man Out, Broke Multiple Bones

Kenneth Wade was sentenced to seven years in prison for the Aug. 6, 2011 assault. Hazelwood Police said Wade and his son jumped a man in front of his house.

A Florissant man pleaded guilty to second-degree assault in the City of Hazelwood. The plea came during the second day of his trial, which was Tuesday.

Kenneth Wade, 45, of the 1100 block of Verlene in Florissant, admitted he assaulted a young man at 2:43 a.m., on Aug. 6, 2011 in the 5300 block of Ville Angela in Hazelwood.

St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Prebil sentenced Wade to seven years in prison.

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Hazelwood Police said that Wade and his son, Kasey Wade, 20, hit and kicked a man in front of the man’s home, breaking multiple bones and knocking out teeth. Officers arrived with the fight in progress, according to a police report.

Kasey Wade, also of the 1100 block of Verlene in Florissant, faces a first-degree assault charge in the incident. Kasey is also charged with second-degree burglary, theft and property damage from an incident in Florissant on Jan. 4.

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