Brentwood Police Chief Steve Disbennett saw similarities in the two cases and investigated.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Doug Miner
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The two teens charged in the killing of Megan Boken, on Aug. 18, were charged on Tuesday in the armed kidnapping and robbery outside Whole Foods Market at Brentwood Square on Aug. 12. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports: "Prosecutors charged Keith Esters of Bel Ridge and Johnathan Perkins of Overland, both 18, with first-degree robbery, felonious restraint and two counts of armed criminal action in the Brentwood case. A cash bail of $200,000 was set for each suspect in the Aug. 12 incident." Read the rest of the article in the Post-Dispatch.
Johnathan Perkins now faces multiple felony counts stemming from an Augus 12 incident in Brentwood.
4:50 p.m. Update The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office has now charged 18 year-old Johnathan Perkins with 2 counts of Armed Criminal Action, Felonious restraint and first degree robbery in connection with a kidnapping and robbery at Brentwood Square on August 12. A St. Louis County Judge set bond at $200,000 in that case. Original Story 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. One of the men charged in the Boken case, Johnathan Terrell Perkins, 18, lives in the 1400 block of Wibracht Place in unincorporated St. …