St. Louis County Police say they have arrested a suspect connected to the theft of a Salvation Army Red Kettle.
The bucket was stolen from a Fenton grocery store on December 12. The suspect used bolt cutters to cut the padlock off the bucket while the bell-ringer volunteer was on break. Police also say that the suspect confessed to stealing a second Salvation Army bucket from Crystal City.
East St. Louis police on the site of an accident near the offices of School District 189.
Officers were called to the scene on reports of gunfire. When they arrived, there was a two car accident. One person was taken to the hospital, but it is not known if the injuries were from gunshots or the car accident.
This is a developing story.