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Florissant Police Blotter

A car strikes and kills a pedestrian as well as several burglaries happened in the Florissant area last week.

July 28

Police responded to a second-degree burglary in the 100 block of St. Luke. The thieves stole copper pipes from a vacant residence. 

A second-degree burglary took place in the 1400 block of Burning Tree. Thieves forced open the side kitchen door and stole two video game systems. Police have not announced any suspects at this time. 

Robert Derby died after being struck by a car at Lindbergh and Manresa. Derby attempted to cross Lindbergh when a driver made a turn onto Lindbergh from a shopping center. Derby died at the scene. Police said no charges are expected to filed, according to the police report.

July 29

Police responded to a second-degree burglary in the 2700 block of Nottinghill Row. Thieves pried open the front door of an apartment, and they stole two laptops, a safe and two video game systems.

tom August 02, 2011 at 06:23 PM
Funny how nothing is said about the dozens of car robberys by Blackfoot Park. They only report what they want us to know. We have to make Florissant look safer than the ghetto it is.
Tammy August 03, 2011 at 04:27 AM
Florissant is not what it used to be. I grew up here and now I dont want my kids to grow up here. I dont trust the school district, I have to pay for my child to go to school because kids are disrespectful. You walk down the hall and kids have their pants hanging down to their knees. It looks like we are in the ghetto
m August 03, 2011 at 07:56 AM
The reason it looks like the ghetto is because it IS the ghetto. I moved here several years ago and regret it every single day. This city is a sh*thole. I look forward to the day I move, won't ever come back even if they were to hand out free money.
Gail August 10, 2011 at 03:05 PM
Maybe moving is not the answer but taking back our city is - Florissant used to be a beautiful city!! Why do we allow the things that go on here? Maybe that question needs to be addressed.

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