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Colin Jeffery

Colin Jeffery

St. Peters Officials are warning residents of solicitors offering to paint address numbers on street curbs.

Spokesman David Fults says the city does not recommend that residents purchase the service and the city is not affiliated with the solicitors. Municipal agencies prefer that house numbers be on the side of a home so they can be seen from the street.

Any resident who is approached by a solicitor that claims to be affiliated with the city should contact the St. Peters Citizen Action Center 636-477-6600, ext. 1225, for AT&T customers and 636-278-2244, ext. 1225 for CenturyLink customers.

 

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Authorities have confirmed that a body found floating in the Mississippi River near St. Louis is that of a woman who fell from a ferry last week.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the victim was identified on Monday as 60-year-old Lynn Watson of Florissant.

A recreational boater discovered the body Monday morning.

Watson fell Friday afternoon from a ferry boat operated by Golden Eagle Ferry as it crossed from St. Charles County, Mo., to Calhoun County, Ill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says investigators determined that the death was an accident.

 

   Police are hoping store surveillance images can help catch a pair of thieves who targeted an elderly woman at a St. Charles Walmart.  

   Police say a woman posed as a personal shopper, telling the victim that she worked for the store.  She helped the woman with her purchases, and offered to help her load groceries into her car.  While loading groceries, the woman reportedly took the victim's wallet from her purse, then got into a car being driven by a male accomplice.  

   The victim lost several hundred dollars in cash.  

   Anyone with information is asked call St. Charles Police at (636) 949-3344.

 

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