Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Police say Daniel W. Lee, of St. Louis, broke into a Bridgeton home and beat a woman with a hammer before attempting to rape her. Then, when police tried to arrest him, he attempted to grab an officer's gun from their holster.
A St. Louis man is accused of breaking into a Bridgeton home April 21, beating the resident with a hammer and attempting to rape her. Daniel W. Lee, 34, of the 6900 block of Natural Bridge Road, was charged Friday with attempted forcible rape, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, felonious restraint, first-degree burglary and stealing a car. Bridgeton Police said Lee broke into the home and struck the resident in the face and head with a hammer. He then removed the woman’s clothes and attempted to rape her, police said. The woman had facial and head injuries. Police said the man took some coins from the home and stole the woman’s 2007 Buick LaCrosse, police said. When police came to arrest Lee on Friday, he struggled with an …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Daniel Wilmas was charged March 20 with second-degree assault and armed criminal action.
A North County man is accused of intentionally hitting a man with his truck on March 18 in the 3500 block of Welland Avenue in Bridgeton. Daniel Wilmas, 50, of the 12900 block of Eadstone Lane in North County, was charged March 20 with second-degree assault and armed criminal action. Bridgeton Police said Wilmas knew the victim, who suffered a closed head injury, cervical, thoracic and lumbar strains, and bruises on his right wrist and knee. Wilmas is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $100,000. For more crime information on Maryland Heights Patch, see the following articles.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Bridgeton Police said the woman assaulted her husband Friday at their apartment in the 12100 block of Natural Bridge Road.
A Bridgeton woman is accused of stabbing her husband during the early morning of March 29 at their apartment. Tamara Camille Lewis, 43, of the 12100 block of Natural Bridge Road, was charged Friday with second-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action. Bridgeton Police said Lewis stabbed her husband with a knife, punched him and scratched his face. Bail was set at $50,000 for Lewis. If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find resources through the St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network (SLEVAWN) or call the Safe Connections 24-hour crisis hotline at 314-531-2003. For more crime information on Maryland Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Bridgeton Police said Thomas Gasperoni ran a red light at Lindbergh and Missouri Bottom Road, causing the collision. He is being charged with assault.
A Florissant man faces assault charges after police said he ran a red light, crashing into another car and injuring the driver. Bridgeton Police said Thomas Gasperoni, 31, of the 600 block of Meadowgrass in Florissant, was driving while intoxicated. Gasperoni was charged March 5 by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with second-degree assault. Bridgeton Police said witnesses saw Gasperoni driving at a high rate of speed Nov. 27 when he ran a red light at Lindbergh Boulevard and Missouri Bottom Road, crashing into another car. The other driver sustained a concussion, a broken collarbone, three broken ribs and cuts and bruises. Gasperoni’s blood was drawn at the hospital following the crash. An analysis showed his blood-…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Anthony C. Mayer, 25, of the 8900 block of Windom Avenue in Overland, was charged Tuesday with three counts of shooting a firearm at or from a motor vehicle as a persistent offender, a class B felony.
A man who shot a gun from a car at another car at three locations in Bridgeton on New Year's Day is in custody, police say. Anthony C. Mayer, 25, of the 8900 block of Windom Avenue in Overland, was charged Tuesday with three counts of shooting a firearm at or from a motor vehicle as a persistent offender, a class B felony. Witnesses told Bridgeton Police that Mayer shot a handgun from a 1999 Toyota Avalon at another car on Jan. 1 at three locations: Mayer is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $200,000. For more crime information on Maryland Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, February 15, 2013
Bridgeton Police said the man stole a mobile phone case from Walmart on Feb. 10.
A man accused of shoplifting at the Bridgeton Walmart was charged with having three stealing offenses within three years. Kevin M. Hutchason, 23, of the 1200 block of Moorlands Drive in Richmond Heights, was charged Monday with stealing as a third offense. Bridgeton Police said security personnel saw Hutchason select a Body Glove mobile phone case from a display at 3:02 p.m. Feb. 10. He removed the phone case from its package and put it in his pants pocket, security personnel told police. He then left the store without paying, according to police. He was stopped outside the store and the phone case was recovered, officers said. Hutchason was being held in St. Louis County jail Wednesday. Bail was set at $15,000, cash only. The charge is …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
William B. Gooden, who lives in North St. Louis County, had been on probation for felony stealing, and is now serving a five-year sentence for his previous offense. In January, police say he tried to steal video games from Kmart by putting them in his pan
A man tried to hide 19 video games in the front of his pants in a theft attempt from a Bridgeton Kmart, police said. William B. Gooden, 34, of the 10000 block of Chambers Hill Road in North St. Louis County, was charged Jan. 31 with felony stealing. Bridgeton Police said Kmart security saw Gooden conceal 19 video games in the front of his pants and left the store without paying. He was caught outside the Kmart store at 11978 Paul Mayer Drive, police said. Value of the games is $520. Gooden had been on probation after pleading guilty April 23 to a felony stealing charge. His probation was revoked Jan. 23 and he was sentenced to five years in prison. He currently is being held at the Missouri Department of Corrections' Fulton Reception and …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Kristen Essary, 23, of the 11900 block of Benedetta Drive in Bridgeton, was charged Thursday with vehicular assault on a law enforcement officer and leaving the scene of an accident.
A Bridgeton woman struck a police officer while driving drunk Jan. 25, Bridgeton Police said. Kristen Essary, 23, of the 11900 block of Benedetta Drive in Bridgeton, was charged Thursday with vehicular assault on a law enforcement officer and leaving the scene of an accident. Bridgeton Police said officers were responding to investigate an accident at Avery and Benedetta and saw Essary sitting in her car in front of her house. According to the police report, when officers arrived Essary started her car, drove up to the officers and struck one officer on his left hip. She continued driving away but officers pulled her over. The officer was not seriously injured. The officers said Essary had watery eyes, slurred speech and she smelled like …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The man was parked outside a Bridgeton hotel that is closed for renovation.
Bridgeton police officers found a man loading an air compressor onto his truck Jan. 22 outside a hotel on Lindbergh Boulevard that was closed for renovation. Jacob A. Dawson, 29, of the 100 block of St. John Avenue in Webster Groves, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary and felony stealing. Bridgeton Police said the man was loading the air compressor, valued at about $2,500, onto his truck at about 1:45 p.m. Jan. 22 outside the building at 4545 Lindbergh Blvd. The owner told police he removed the air compressor from the closed hotel building. Dawson was released from custody Thursday. Bond was set at $20,000, cash only. For more crime information on Maryland Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Police said the man used an ID with his own photo and another person's information.
A man stole $3,459 in merchandise from a Bridgeton store by using a fake ID with someone else’s vital information, police said. Tommie G. Roach, 31, of the 7400 block of Canton Avenue in University City, was charged Saturday with identity theft. Bridgeton Police said Roach used a fake drivers license with someone else’s information and his photo to steal $3,459 in electronic items from Best Buy, 12140 St. Charles Rock Road. Police said Roach bought two iPads and two laptop computers using the fake ID at 8:32 p.m. Saturday. Bail was set at $15,000 for Roach. He was released Sunday. For more crime information on Maryland Heights Patch, see the following articles: