Saturday, April 13, 2013
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper said Michael Montgomery refused to pull over, leading him on a chase from I-70 and I-270 into St. Charles and back.
A University City man faces criminal charges after Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper reported that he tried to stop the driver for weaving, and pursued his car from Interstate 70 at Interstate 270 into St. Charles County and back into St. Louis County. Michael Montgomery, 30, of the 800 block of Barkley Square in University City, was charged March 29 with second-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, driving while intoxicated as a prior offender, driving without a license, failing to yield to an emergency vehicle and failure to drive in a single lane. Montgomery eventually crashed his car on eastbound Pershall Road near New Halls Ferry Road, according to a court document. The trooper said in a report that Montgomery showed signs …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Thomas Gasperoni, of Florissant, ran a red light at Lindbergh and Missouri Bottom Road, causing the collision, according to Bridgeton Police. He is being charged with assault.
A Florissant man faces assault charges after police said he ran a red light, crashing into another car and injuring the driver. Bridgeton Police said Thomas Gasperoni, 31, of the 600 block of Meadowgrass in Florissant was driving while intoxicated. Gasperoni was charged March 5 by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with second-degree assault. Bridgeton Police said witnesses saw Gasperoni driving at a high rate of speed Nov. 27 when he ran a red light at Lindbergh Boulevard and Missouri Bottom Road, crashing into another car. The other driver sustained a concussion, a broken collarbone, three broken ribs and cuts and bruises. Gasperoni’s blood was drawn at the hospital following the crash. An analysis showed his blood-…
Friday, November 16, 2012
A police pursuit that began in Lake St. Louis, ended when the car rolled over along Highway 40 in Town and Country.
Highway 40 was completely backed up in both directions Friday afternoon after a police pursuit that began in Lake St. Louis ended in Town and Country when the suspect vehicle rolled over along the highway. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) As you can see from the photos included in this article, numerous police agencies helped assist in the incident that happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday. According to Town and Country Police Captain Gary Hoelzer, it began with a pursuit by Lake St. Louis police who were chasing a stolen car wanted in connection to organized retail thefts. The two suspects fled east down Highway 40 and made their way into Town and Country, Hoelzer tells Patch. They exited the highway at Mason …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The man crashed into the police car near Jana Elementary School on June 14, according to St. Louis County Police.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
A North County drove his car into a police patrol car June 14 near Jana Elementary School in Florissant, St. Louis County Police said. Philip Saddler, of the 1500 block of Boardwalk in North County, was charged Friday with leaving the scene of an accident and resisting arrest. The officer attempted to pull Saddler over for not wearing a seat belt, but Saddler drove away instead, St. Louis County Police said. The officer followed him to 405 Jana Drive, which dead ends at Jana Elementary. Saddler turned around and drove at the police car, striking it and causing $2,635 in damage, according to the police report. Saddler left his car and fled on foot, and tried to run when police arrived at his home, according to court documents. Bail was set …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Robert Schnur, 49, was pronounced dead Friday afternoon after he crashed his car on Interstate 170 near Olive Boulevard.
A 49-year-old Florissant man is dead after he was involved in a fatal single-car accident on Interstate 170 Friday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert Schnur was driving northbound on I-170 near Olive Boulevard when he traveled off the right side of the road, drove through a fence and struck a utility pole. Schnur was pronounced dead at Barnes Hospital just before 3:30 p.m. His Dodge Ram was totalled. Stay up to date on all the latest Florissant news by signing up for our free daily newsletter.