Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Brentwood police are reviewing footage from the Aug. 12 incident and plan to press charges.
Brentwood Police think the case of two men charged in the murder of Megan Boken, on Aug. 18 in the Central West End, shows similarities to the armed kidnapping and robbery at Brentwood Square on Aug. 12, according to a report in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. According to the article, "(Brentwood Police Chief Steve) Disbennett said the Boken murder has "strong" similarities to their case, including suspect descriptions, weapon used, crowded daylight settings and cellphones and cash stolen from victims." Read the rest of the article in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Chief says rash of crimes is unprecedented in Brentwood's recent history.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Doug Miner
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
An armed robbery on Sunday prompted Brentwood police chief Steve Disbennett to send a plea for help to Brentwood businesses on the Brentwood Police department's web site. This is Disbennett's letter: Dear Brentwood Business, As many of you may know, in the last several months the Brentwood area has seen a rash of crimes that is unprecedented in our recent history. Car break-in’s on our parking lots and garages, and in our neighborhoods have been a serious problem. However, the glaring concern of our Department has been the amount of confrontations with our citizens and visitors to Brentwood, some involving weapons and physical violence. This past Sunday, a woman was sitting in her car on the lot of Brentwood Square, eating her lunch on …
Monday, August 13, 2012
A woman reports that two suspects, one armed, forced their way into her car on Sunday.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Woman reports that two suspects, one armed, forced their way into her car on Sunday.
Brentwood police report that a woman was sitting in her car in the Brentwood Square parking lot on Sunday when two men forced their way into her car. That's according to an online report on KSDK news. "The woman said just after 2 p.m. she was reading in her car on the parking lot when two men approach her vehicle. One of the men was armed with a handgun," the report states. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that the woman was not injured, and that the suspects ordered her to take them back to the Brentwood Square Parking lot after stealing money from her back account with her ATM card, where they fled on foot. Read the rest of the report on KSDK news. Read a report on the same incident on KMOV news. From the Brentwood Police website, the…
Friday, December 23, 2011
Pre-holiday traffic rendered parts of Brentwood Boulevard a parking lot near the Brentwood Square south of Highway 40.
Here's hoping you weren't caught in the midday traffic mess along Brentwood Boulevard, from south of Manchester north to Highway 40 and beyond. Pre-holiday traffic, presumably attracted by last-minute shopping at the Brentwood Square and the Galleria Mall in Richmond Heights, was stacked up midday and crawling north to the highway. Here's a few shots of the traffic. A reminder, perhaps, that if you have last-minute shopping to do, plan plenty of time to get it done. And don't forget to check out our live traffic map on Maplewood-Brentwood Patch, where you can zoom in on specific locations in the St. Louis area to check out the delays.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Run either one mile or five kilometers.
Saturday morning is the annual Race to the Square to benefit educational enrichment programs and activities for teachers and students in the Brentwood School District. One mile and five kilometer races are a part of the event. Both courses will begin at the Brentwood Square shopping center on Brentwood Boulevard. The runners will then wind through the neighborhood streets to the south, then return back to Brentwood Square. Volunteer Brentwood students will help out along the course. Race organizer and Brentwood resident Patty Jones said both the one mile and five kilometer courses have been certified for their distances. The race has been promoted around the St. Louis racing community, so runners come from outside the area. There is an …