Sunday, May 19, 2013
The school resource officer installed a video camera at Hazelwood North Middle School, catching the theft on tape after officials noticed money disappearing over a two-month period.
A school custodian at Hazelwood North Middle School is accused of stealing $2,279 from a safe in the school’s office over a two-month period. Stephen Anthony, 25, of the 100 block of Fermo Avenue in Ferguson, was charged May 7 with felony stealing. School officials discovered numerous thefts from the safe in the middle school at 4420 Vaile Avenue beginning in December. A school resource officer installed a clandestine camera in the office to catch the thefts on video. On Feb. 25, the camera recorded Anthony removing cash from the safe, St. Louis County Police said. Anthony was arrested and confessed to stealing the cash on Feb. 25 and to a series of thefts over the school’s winter break, according to a court document. The total amount …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Jabori Dixon, 17, was charged with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft after police say he stole a TV from a home in Florissant.
Neighbors called police after they spotted a man carrying a flat-screen television down the street in Florissant. Florissant Police officers arrested Jabori Terron Dixon, 17, of the 700 block of St. Anthony Lane in Florissant, and he was charged April 26 with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor stealing. Florissant Police said Dixon broke a window April 25 to get into a home in the 1100 block of South Waterford Drive. Witnesses said they saw Dixon carry a TV down a dead-end street and hide it in some bushes. Officers then saw Dixon, who matched a description provided by witnesses, enter his home in the 700 block of St. Anthony. Dixon is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $15,000. For more crime information on …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Florissant Police said Rocco Mantro stole cash from Mame African Hair Braiding and ABC Wireless on Dunn Road.
A man was charged with breaking into two Florissant businesses and stealing cash. Rocco Kurtis Mantro, 30, of the 1400 block of West Duchesne Dr. in Florissant, was charged Thursday with second-degree burglary and two counts of misdemeanor theft. Florissant Police said Mantro broke into a building at 1249 Dunn Rd. at approximately 12:50 a.m. Jan 8. Police said he entered two suites, one occupied by Mame African Hair Braiding and another by ABC Wireless. Mantro is accused of stealing $100 from the hair braiding business and $40 from ABC Wireless. Mantro is being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $15,000. Mantro previously served one year in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree burglary, theft—also in …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Florissant Police said Cody Garcia-Mauer broke into the Convenience One store Jan. 4 and Arlondo Whitfield joined him in a residential break-in later the same day.
Two men face burglary charges related to thefts along Patterson Road in Florissant. Cody Garcia-Mauer, 18, of the 2100 block of Crane Drive in Florissant, was charged April 8 with two counts each of second-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft. Arlondo L. Whitfield, 18, of the 6300 block of Hancock Avenue in Berkeley, was charged April 11 with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft. Florissant Police said Garcia-Mauer and Whitfield broke into a home in the 400 block of Patterson Rd., Jan. 4 and stole a bottle of liquor, a 12-pack of beer, a drill and a camera. According to court documents, Florissant Police found most of the property at Whitfield’s home in Berkeley. Whitfield told police he gave some items to his sister to pawn for …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Florissant Police said Barry Anderson and another man broke into homes on Sir Christopher Lane and Santiago Drive.
A man faces criminal charges on two burglaries in Florissant in February. Barry Anderson, 26, of the 5700 block of Cates Avenue in St. Louis, was charged March 2 with two counts each of second-degree burglary and felony theft. Florissant Police said Anderson acted with another man on both burglaries. Charges have not yet been filed on the second suspect. Feb. 1, the two entered a home in the 3000 block of Sir Christopher Lane and stole designer purses, a laptop, a flat-screen television and an iPad, police said. On Feb. 15, police reported that Anderson acted as a lookout as the other man entered a home in the 2900 block of Santiago Drive and stole a PlayStation 3, a flat-screen TV and a computer. Anderson posted 10 percent of a $20,000 …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Florissant Police said Cody Garcia-Mauer acted as a lookout as another person broke into the home
An 18-year-old Florissant man faces criminal charges after police said he participated in a burglary at his neighbor’s home March 15. Cody Garcia-Mauer, 18, of the 2100 block of Crane Drive in Florissant, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor stealing. Florissant Police said Garcia-Mauer acted as a lookout as another person broke into a house in the 2100 block of Crane Drive near Garcia-Mauer’s home on March 15. Police said a television and other items were stolen. Garcia-Mauer was being held Thursday in Florissant jail. Bail was set at $15,000. For more crime information on Florissant Patch, see the following articles:
Monday, March 11, 2013
Lorenzo Williams is the second person charged in the North County burglary and car theft in September.
St. Louis County Police said a North County man drove at officers attempting to arrest him for a burglary and car theft in North County. Lorenzo Williams, 20, of the 8700 block of Culpepper Drive in North County, was charged Feb. 28 with second-degree burglary, felony stealing, tampering with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest and two counts of assaulting an officer. Williams, who lives near the burglarized home, is the second person charged in the burglary. St. Louis County Police said officers attempted to arrest Williams Jan. 11 and identified themselves. The officers said Williams hopped in a car and drove directly at them, forcing the officers to jump out of the way to avoid being hit. According to a police report, sometime between …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Jerel Minor and others broke into the home on Lakeheights Drive Jan. 29.
A North County man faces criminal charged related to a Jan. 29 break-in at a home in Spanish Lake. Jerel D. Minor Jr, 20, of the 11800 block of Sheffield Drive in unincorporated St. Louis County east of Black Jack, was charged Feb. 11 with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. St. Louis County Police said Minor and others kicked in the front door of a home in the 1900 block of Lakeheights Drive and stole a flat-screen television, a laptop computer, an iPad, a video game system and 10 games. A witness identified Minor, police said. Minor was arrested on a warrant Feb. 14. He posted $750 as 10 percent of a $7,500 bond and was released from jail Feb. 16. For more crime information on Florissant Patch, see the following articles:
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The officer would have received between $503 and $1,191 in overpayments, according to police.
A former St. Louis County police officer faces a stealing charge after being accused reporting that he worked overtime when he didn’t actually work. Michael T. Wood, 38, of unincorporated South County in the Bella Villa area, was charged Friday with felony stealing. He resigned from the county police department Nov. 8. He worked in the North County precinct at 11815 Benham Road. A St. Louis County Police internal investigation revealed that Wood submitted between 15 hours and 35.5 hours of fraudulent overtime claims between Sept. 14 and Feb. 17. That would have resulted in an overpayment of between $503 and $1,191, according to the probable cause statement. Police reported that Wood admitted to submitting at least 15 hours of overtime that…
Monday, February 25, 2013
Florissant Police said the man took a total of four televisions from the two homes on Kingsley and Estes drives.
A man faces criminal charges in two burglaries in Florissant. Ronald R. Stelling, 29, of the first block of St. Cornelius Court in Florissant, was charged Feb. 5 with two counts of second-degree burglary, and one count each of felony and misdemeanor stealing. Florissant Police said Stelling entered a home Dec. 28 in the 3100 block of Kingsley Drive in Florissant and stole two televisions. Police said Stelling also entered a home Feb. 2 in the 1100 block of Estes Drive by kicking in a rear door and a door to the garage in Florissant. He stole two televisions, police said. Stelling is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $38,500. For more information on Florissant Patch, see the following articles: