Friday, January 25, 2013
Police said the man, Corey B. McClendon, frequented the first block of South Florissant area in Ferguson in 2011.
A man faces criminal charges after Ferguson Police said he trapped a 14-year-old boy in a stairwell, choked and forced the boy to have sex. Corey B. McClendon, 39, of the 6300 block of Witsell Avenue in Berkeley, was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy and kidnapping. Ferguson Police said McClendon trapped the boy in a stairwell in a building in the first block of South Florissant Road Dec. 28, 2011. According to a police report, McClendon confined the boy “without his consent for a substantial period.” Police said McClendon frequented the area in the first block of South Florissant Road. He recently was arrested in Iowa, where he also is a suspect in a Dec. 17 bank robbery in Iowa City. For more crime information on Florissant …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
After the woman left her baby unattended inside her running car, it was stolen while she was away. Though police managed to save the baby, Florissant residents are talking about whether it's ever a good idea to leave kids alone int he car. Add your voice
When a Florissant woman ran inside a North St. Louis gas station for just a minute on Tuesday, her life might have been changed forever had it not been for local police. Tiara Smith left her baby in the car, which was running, and during the brief moment she was inside, someone stole the car with the baby inside, according to a report from Fox2Now. Thanks to quick action from police, the 1-year-old baby girl was quickly rescued safely after her abductor crashed the car onto a sidewalk. She was unharmed. This situation led to a discussion among Florissant residents on the Florissant Patch Facebook page. Would Florissant Parents Leave Their Kids Alone in the Car? Most parents who posted said they wouldn’t leave their kids in the car under …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Ferguson Police said the sexual assaults took place on consecutive nights.
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- Joe Scott
Friday, November 2, 2012
A Ferguson man forced two women at gunpoint to perform sexual acts on two consecutive nights, Ferguson Police said. Gregory Hazlett, 46, of the 1500 block of Somerset Terrace Drive, was charged Tuesday with two counts each of forcible rape, forcible sodomy by displaying a weapon, attempted forcible sodomy and kidnapping, and one count of armed criminal action. Ferguson Police said Hazlett had a handgun and kept a woman from leaving his home, forcing her to have sex with him on Sept. 14. On Sept. 15, he threatened to kill a second woman and would not allow her to leave his home, forcing her to have sex with him, police said. Hazlett is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bond has been set at $250,000, cash only. For more crime information …