Police say they have recovered a bag of money after a Lemay credit union was robbed today.
The suspect walked into the First Missouri Credit Union in the 1600 block of Lemay Ferry around 10:15 this morning. He threatened the teller and left with a substantial amount of money. The suspect drove off in a smaller yellow Chevy sedan. Witnesses report that the suspect threw a bag out of the car on highway 40.
Police confirmed that the bag contained money from the credit union.
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.
One woman is in custody after the robbery of an AT&T store.
The Illinois State Police stopped the woman because the car she was driving matched the description of the vehicle seen at the scene of the robbery. A search of the car turned up several cell phones and other items related to the robbery.
Police believe two male suspects are still on the loose and should be considered armed and dangerous. The suspects entered the south county store just before ten this morning and tied the employees up in the back room.
A Macintosh reseller has been the target of a smash and grab robbery again.
Police say thieves drove a white pickup truck through the front door of the Mac HQ store on Manchester Road. The thieves made off with several boxes of merchandise. The truck was found just a few blocks away--it had been reported stolen.
The Mac HQ store has been robbed four times in just the past few months, most recently on May 16. No word on any suspects in the case.
St. Louis County Prosecutors believe they have the man responsible for a series of armed robberies in North County this year in custody.
20-year-old Joshua Crosby faces several charges for the break in that started in February. Crosby allegedly robbed a Dollar General in North County then robbed a woman behind the store. Police connected Crosby to the crime using evidence from a series of other street crimes in the area.
Crosby was arrested in late February.
A repeat-offender is headed back to prison after he was convicted of robbing an Imo's delivery man.
Travis Moorehead will spend 20 years behind bars for the crime in early 2011. Moorehead approached the drive in Dutchtown, showed a gun, and took $30. Police caught his while he was running away. Police say the weapon he used in the recent crime was a replica BB gun.
In 2004 Moorehead was convicted for committing a separate burglary.
An East St. Louis man is back home after spending nearly four months in jail for a crime he did not commit.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that DNA evidence cleared 20-year-old Marlon Miller as a suspect in a brutal rape and robbery. The victim was walking home from a Metrolink stop in East St. Louis when someone pointed a gun at her and forced to a secluded area, then robbed and raped her.
Miller may still be headed to court, he alleges that former East St. Louis detective Orlando Ward coerced a confession to the robbery and helped charge him with sexual assault. Ward was arrested last month for allegedly being a part of a drug ring.
The St. Louis Police Department says a suspect is in custody connected to fatal shooting at a south city convenience store last week.
The shooting happened on Friday on the 4400 block of Chippewa. Police say a suspect was trying to rob the store when one of the owners threaten the suspect with a baseball bat. The suspect then shot both of the owners, killing one and hitting the other in the arm.
Police cannot release more information on the suspect until warrants are issued.
Two of three suspects are in custody after allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver in north county last week.
18-year-old Joey Hale Jr faces First Degree Robbery charges. Ava Jackson was arrested on Friday for allegedly ordering the pizza that the driver was delivering when the robbery occurred.
St. Louis County Police allege that Hale Jr and a third suspect jumped from the bushes outside a Spanish Lake apartment complex. The suspects were both armed, one with an AK-47 assault rifle, when they demanded money from the driver.
St. Louis County Police continue to work undercover with delivery companies. The campaign started after several Imo's Pizza drivers were robbed last year.
The third suspect remains on the loose.
Police say they have one suspect in custody connected to the robbery of a pizza deliver driver on Memorial Day.
Police say the driver was outside a Spanish Lake apartment complex when two men ran out of the bushes at the driver. KMOV reports one of the suspects was carrying an AK-47 assault rifle.
The second suspect remains on the loose.