Top Crime/Fire Stories of 2012

A review of the most read crime and fire stories in Maplewood and Brentwood, month by month.

The most viewed police and fire related stories of 2012 in Maplewood and Brentwood ranged from purse-snatchings to a jaw shattered with a hockey stick.

The top article of the year was the one of a man exposing himself at Home Depot. The second most read was the hockey player who shattered another's jaw at the Brentwood ice rink.

Here are the top three crime/fire stories, month by month for 2012.


  1. Jumpin Jupiter Patrons Leave When Maplewood Police Arrive Sunday Night


  1. Brentwood Police Log: 4 Calls to 1600 Block of S. Brentwood Blvd.
  2. Maplewood Police: Apple iPhone 'Held for Ransom'


  1. Maplewood Police Seize Brentwood Meth Lab
  2. Maplewood Police Chief: Westboro Baptist Church Has Right to Peaceful Protest
  3. 35 Pairs Victoria's Secret Underwear Found on Suspect at Galleria: Arrested


  1. Brentwood Man Accused of Hitting Elderly Woman
  2. Rock Hill Armed Robbery Suspect on Brentwood Store Surveillance Video


  1. Police: Man Exposed Himself to Teen Girls in Maplewood


  1. 2011 Brentwood Grad Charged with 1st Degree Assault at Jimmy John's
  2. Brentwood Home Robbery Suspects Caught on Camera
  3. Police: Maplewood Woman Charged in Motel Room Break-in Robbery



  1. Two Charged with Burglary in Maplewood


  1. Sports Attic Burns in Early Morning Fire in Brentwood
  2. Coin Roll Scam More Widespread in Maplewood
  3. Police: Sexual Assault in Brentwood is Similar to St. Louis Case


  1. Craigslist Ad Offered $1 Million for Dead Maplewood Police Officers


  1. Police Blotter: Two Drug Arrests Made on Brentwood Boulevard
  2. DWI Arrest Made on Sutton Boulevard


  1. Police Standoff in Maplewood Ends With No Injuries
  2. Two Home Burglaries Reported in Maplewood


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