Robert Garcia faces up to 20 years in prison, as well as a hefty fine.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Monday, December 19, 2011
The man accused of shooting a Maryland Heights police officer last December is set to have a plea hearing on Jan. 6.
A man accused of shooting a Maryland Heights police officer late last year is moving ahead in the courts. Evan Lockhart is set to have a plea hearing on Jan. 6, according to CaseNet. Lockhart is accused of shooting Sgt. Joe Eagan in December 2010. Police from the City of St. Louis arrested Lockhart on Dec. 31. Authorities later arrested two alleged accomplices. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported one of those accomplices pled guilty in September to assault of a police officer, attempted robbery and armed criminal action. Marquise Lockhart was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in early November, the Post-Dispatch reported. The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Tyrone Benedict, a Maryland Heights man accused of murder, is set to have a pre-trial conference early next year.
Tyrone Benedict, who is accused of murder, is set to have a pre-trial conference on Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. His previous court date was Nov. 21, accordign to CaseNet, but the hearing was rescheduled for early 2012. Benedict is accused of murdering Mark J. Woods in late February. Police found Woods stabbed, but say he died of smoke inhalation.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
KSDK TV reports the fire protection district will address Saturday's board decision following recent appeals court ruling against the agency.
What really happened this weekend when four Monarch Fire Protection District officers were allegedly voted on to be dismissed from the district, as reported Monday by one of the district's three board members as well as the watchdog organization Monarch Concerned Taxpayers? "At this time I am not at liberty to answer that question. District policy does not allow any employee of Monarch or elected official to comment on personnel matters," Monarch Fire Protection District Board President Kim Evans told Patch in an email Monday afternoon. "I can tell you that this board is committed to a non-discriminatory workplace." Evans then issued a news release Monday afternoon. It stated the following: In 2007 several female employees of the Monarch …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Evan Lockhart, accused of shooting a Maryland Heights Police officer last year, will have a pretrial conference Dec. 15.
Update: An allged teen accomplice to the shooting was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Original Story: A man accused of shooting a Maryland Heights Police officer in the face will have a pretrial conference Dec. 15, according to CaseNet. Evan Lockhart is accused of a December 2010 shooting that left Sgt. Joe Eagan seriously injured. Eagan recovered from his injuries and went on to be elected to Florissant City Council in August. Lockhart was arrested for the shooting on Dec. 31. The court made the new pretrial conference date after the Oct. 28 date was rescheduled.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
A woman convicted of stealing money from the Maryland Heights Athletic Association will have to repay those funds in full.
Kimberly Noll, who was convicted of stealing property or services worth valued at $500 or more but less than $25,000, received a suspended impostion of sentence for five years probation Friday. Noll will also have to pay $250 per month in restitution until she has repaid the full amount, according to CaseNet. The case dates back four years, court documents indicate, when Noll stole the money between April 19, 2007 and Oct. 24, 2007. Noll was arrested for stealing approximately $6,847.90 from the Maryland Heights Athletic Association, court documents indicate. The crime is a Class C Felony. A jury found Noll guilty on Aug. 10, according to CaseNet.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The pretrial conference for a man accused of abandoning the corpse of a Maryland Heights woman was continued to Aug. 25.
Paul Tripp, a man accused of abandoning the body of a Maryland Heights woman, has had his pretrial conference continued to Aug. 25. He was originally set to have the court date on Aug. 12, according to CaseNet, but the date was rescheduled. Tripp was incarcerated recently after his probation was revoked. His next court appearance is scheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 25.
Monday, August 8, 2011
Tyrone Benedict is scheduled to have a pretrial conference in mid-October.
Tyrone Benedict, a Maryland Heights man accused of murder, is set to have a pretrial conference on Oct. 14. Benedict was scheduled to have the conference Aug. 5, but according to CaseNet the hearing was continued. Benedict is accused of first-degree murder and first-degree arson. Maryland Heights Patch previously reported he was the caretaker for the man he's accused of murdering.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Brother of late Florissant municipal judge seeks to keep the seat in the family.
The race for Florissant municipal judge has begun to heat up, even though the filing date hasn’t started. On Friday, Judge Kevin Kelly announced he will seek the position of Florissant municipal judge. Kevin is the brother of late Florissant municipal judge Tim Kelly. Tim Kelly passed away in June due to complications from diabetes. The City Council called for a special election of the position. Kevin Kelly currently serves as the municipal judge for Maryland Heights, Cool Valley and Hazelwood. He also serves as the prosecuting attorney for Dellwood. “It would be a great honor to serve the city of Florissant as its municipal judge,” he said. “I believe my experience in municipal courts for the past 30 years as well as my familiarity with …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Matthew Johnson pleaded guilty to attempted invasion of privacy of multiple individuals.
Matthew Johnson, a former teacher at Pattonville's POSITIVE school, pleaded guilty to second degree attempted invasion of privacy of multiple individuals on July 27. The charge is a misdemeanor, according to Missouri's CaseNet system. Johnson's sentence is six days jail time starting on July 27, CaseNet indicates.