Over winter break, the University City Police Department made two arrests related to Dec. 6 armed robberies.
Jaquese North, 18, was arrested on Saturday after attacking two women this month near the Washington University campus.
University City police are investigating about 10 gunshots allegedly fired by the corner of Interdrive and Clemens Avenue Sunday evening. Police would not comment on the ongoing investigation, but nearby residents said the shots were fired in two bursts just before 9 p.m.
The University City Police Department announced Wednesday morning that a female suspect confessed to vandalizing the cars of members of the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity. She was taken into custody and arrested for vandalism. Max LaVictoire, a sophomore living in the ZBT house at 7020 Forsyth Blvd., returned from spring break on Friday to find three swastikas keyed into his car and all of his tires slashed.
The man who shot a policeman just outside of Starbucks on the Delmar Loop two years ago was found guilty of first-degree muder and armed criminal action, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The shooter, Todd Shepard, 43, received the verdict on Thursday for the crime committed in Oct., 2008. The case now moves into the penalty phase.
On Monday night, senior Wyatt Crane spoke at a University City council meeting about the increasing frequency of the University City Police Department’s invocation of the newly-enacted zero-tolerance policy. Two days later, Crane was arrested outside of his Kingsbury Blvd. apartment after being issued a citation for noise from a gathering that he said he did not even attend.
A female graduate student was found physically beaten in the basement laundry room of her off-campus apartment building in the early afternoon on Monday, Dec. 21.
Students can expect to see Washington University police officers patrolling past Blueberry Hill by the end of the semester. This fall, the Wash. U. Police Department is teaming up with officers from University City and St. Louis to form joint enforcement patrols in the Skinker-DeBaliviere and Delmar neighborhoods.
Following a series of crimes on the Loop and various off-campus locations surrounding Washington University, the University Police Department has installed a closed-circuit television system on the Greenway Walk. According to Chief of Police Don Strom, the installation process began Feb. 2.
The Missouri Highway Patrol in the Kansas City area has made an arrest of a suspect in the murder of Sergeant Michael King of the University City Police Department. Captain Tim Hull, Director of Public Information for the Missouri State Highway Patrol said that the police have the correct vehicle stopped and have verified the […]