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Ex-Alderman Newsletter 299 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 244

October 16, 2017 -- John Hoffmann's latest combined Town and Country and Chesterfield Newsletter is here for your reading enjoyment. Among the items in this week's edition:

WARD FOUR ALDERWOMAN LINDA RALLO ANNOUNCES SHE WON’T RUN FOR REELECTION: It is tough finding people in Ward Four who want to serve on the Board of Aldermen. Half of the ward is made up of the super rich who can’t be bothered with local politics. Pages 1 & 2

CARS DRIVING ON THE SIDEWALK; ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA:
The city has paved an entrance to a field at Longview Park on Clayton Road for overflow parking for events at the park. To reach the new paved exit to Clayton Road from the field you have to drive on the sidewalk. Plus read what has been added to the Fall Festival. Pages 2-4

MAYOR PREDICTS TOWN SQUARE GROUND BREAKING! Like most predictions involving the Town Square project now entering its third year, this prediction is not likely to come true. Page 4

CITY ADMINISTRATOR WEARING TWO DIFFERENT UNIFORMS ON THE SAME DAY:
Mayor Dalton is advertising for a Finance Director but is refusing to fill the police chief job vacancy. Page 5

MAYOR IS A NO SHOW AT LAST ALDERMANIC MEETING
: Pages 5 & 6

AFTER THE MEYLAND-SMITH ATTACK ON
BOTH WARD TWO ALDERWOMEN, RECORD TURNOUT FOR THEIR MONTHLY WARD FORUM: Pages 6-8



SEPTEMBER DEER REPORT:
Pages 8-10

24-YEAR-OLD FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY SPEEDING AND JUST OVER THE DWI LIMIT: Pages 10 & 11

DRUNK DRIVER DOING 85 MPH ON I-64 SHOULDER THEN REFUSED TO TAKE A BREATH TEST GET SWEET DEAL FROM FORMER CHESTERFIELD CITY ATTORNEY WHO IS NOW A JUDGE: Pages 11 & 12

CHESTERFIELD’S THREE WEEK FINANCE DIRECTOR GOES BACK TO OLD JOB IN WEBSTER GROVES: Page 13

AT LAST SOMEONE IS ARRESTED FOR STEALING AT THE SUNGLASS HUT: Week after week the Chesterfield Police Blotter lists thefts from the Sunglass Huts with no arrests. Finally two women are arrested for stealing sunglasses and much, much more. Of course after the pair looted an outlet mall days before Christmas the Chesterfield prosecutor amended the charges to “Littering.” Pages 14-17

FOLLOW UP TO ASSAULTS ON OFFICERS TWO WEEKS AGO: We get details, mug shots and blurry video photos of assaults on two different Chesterfield Police Officers from two weeks ago. Pages 17-19

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER
: The Blotter only covers five days this week, but there were plenty of incidents. Pages 20-22



THIEF STEALS WALLETS FROM YMCAs ALL OVER ST. LOUIS COUNTY, INCLUDING CHESTERFIELD WHILE HE IS ON PROBATION FOR ROBBERY: Read the details and see the suspect. Pages 22-26

CHESTERFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVED TWO SIGN PACKAGES AND DID NOT APPROVE ANOTHER SIGN AND USE PLAN FOR THE SECOND TIME:
Pages 26-29

MONARCH FIRE DISTRICT APPROVES LOWER TAX RATES FOR 2017: Read how much the different taxes are going down. The district refuses to give a single amount as it taxes residents and businesses for various services and pensions. We tried to add it up. Pages 29-31

A FEW LAUGHS AT THE FIRE DISTRICT MEETING: The newest member of the Board of Directors had us laughing out loud. Pages 31 & 32

REVIEW OF A MUST SEE TV DOCUMENTARY IF YOU LIKE BASEBALL, LARRY DAVID’S CURB YOUR ENTHUSIAM OR A MURDER MYSTERY: Pages 32-34

TIME TO THINK ABOUT CHRISTMAS TICKETS FOR THE AIR FORCE BAND CONCERT AND MARK ON THE CALENDAR SOME OTHER CHRISTMAS CONCERTS YOU WOULD ENJOY: Pages 34-36

OBITS
: Some favorite photos and special people. Pages 36-39

CARTOONS:
There was a clear theme of subject matter of editorial cartoonists last week. Pages 39-48

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 299 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 2443 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 298 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 243

October 9, 2017 -- John Hoffmann's latest combined Town and Country and Chesterfield Newsletter is here for your reading enjoyment. Among the items in this week's edition:


MAYOR DALTON CAN’T DECIDE WHAT TO DO. MEANWHILE CITY IS NOT PROPERLY SERVED: Mayor continues to refuse to start hiring process for police chief. Meanwhile some city documents already claim there is a new police chief. Pages 1 & 2

THREE FROM SOUTH OF THE BORDER ARRESTED FOR HOME BURGLARIES IN TOWN AND COUNTRY: Read where, see who and how they were arrested. Pages 3 & 4

MORTICIA ADDAMS (AT LEAST SHE LOOKS LIKE HER) ARRESTED FOR DWI LEAVING CHRISTMAS PARTY: Pages 4 & 5

DRUNK CHESTERFIELD KID PASSES POLICE CAR AT 98 MPH: Read what happened next. Also see what the drunk driver had posted on his Facebook page. Pages 6 & 7

CHRISTMAS WEEK SPEEDER DOING 99 MPH GETS BELATED PRESENT: Pages 7 & 8

WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY STUDENT FOUND WITH SHOTGUN IN CAR AT SCHOOL: We had one question that the press release did not answer. Pages 8 & 9

NEWLY INSTALLED SUSPICIOUS PERSON SPOTTER: Page 10

CHESTERFIELD STATE REP CLAIMS PAYING FOR INDIVIDUAL MEALS AT A DRIVE THRU AND A SINGLE CUP OF COFFEE WITH CAMPAIGN MONEY WAS PART OF FUNDRAISING PLANNING MEETINGS: Read Derek Grier’s response to our complaint that he was using campaign contributions for individual meals while he received taxpayer per diem money for the same meals. Pages 11 & 12

CHESTERFIELD CHILD MOLESTER HAS ADDITIONAL CHARGES FILED AGAINST HIM: See who and read the new charges. Pages 12-15

POLICE OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS AGREE TO A 2-1/2 YEAR CONTRACT WITH CHESTERFIELD: Read what everyone agreed to and how a Post-Dispatch article completely got this story wrong. Pages 15-19

DRUNK DRIVER WHO IS ALMOST 3 TIMES OVER THE LIMIT TOTALS HER CAR IN ACCIDENT THEN LEAVES CHESTERFIELD COURT WITH NO POINTS ON HER LICENSE: Read why Mayor Bob Nation and all who voted for the reappointment of Tim Engelmeyer as city prosecutor should be ashamed and embarrassed. Pages 19-21

DEVELOPER DROPS APPEAL OVER “NO” TO REZONE TRAILER PARK TO APARTMENT COMPLEX: Pages 21 & 22

CHESTERFIELD MAN CHARGED OVER ROAD RAGE INCIDENT ON CLAYTON ROAD: Pages 22 & 23

PLANNING AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE VOTES DOWN LATEST PLANS FOR A FULL SERVICE CAR WASH AT CLAYTON ROAD AND BAXTER ROAD: Residents were not allowed to speak. Pages 23-25

THE GREAT OUTLET PUMPKIN: This was an example of how bad government can be. Taubman Outlet Mall wants to let public know they are selling pumpkins. Planning Commission is okay with sign amendment, but three councilpersons are not. (If stupid city government at its best doesn’t interest you proceed to the next article.) Pages 25-31

MONARCH FIRE DISTRICT TO OFFER ROOM TO SUBDIVISIONS FOR MEETINGS: See the room and the nice kitchen. Pages 31 & 32

REAL ESTATE: We look at the final price that was accepted for the house at 1337 S. Mason Road in Town and Country that was originally listed at $4,900,000. Pages 32 & 33

AN OLD FAMILIAR NAME AT LOCAL RESTAURANT: Pages 33 & 34

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: We had to move the police blotter away from the other Chesterfield articles as it was sent out two days late this week. It was a tough week for police officers being assaulted on-duty and off-duty. Pages 35-38

CARTOONS: Pages 38-45

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 298 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 243 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 297 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 242

October 2, 2017 -- John Hoffmann's latest combined Town and Country and Chesterfield Newsletter is here for your reading enjoyment. Among the items in this week's edition:

CHESTERFIELD’S NEW FINANCE DIRECTOR LASTS THREE WEEKS AND QUITS: Joan Jandali started work on September 5 and on September 26 she quit the day after giving her first budget presentation to the Council. Pages 14 & 15

10 O’CLOCK ON FRIDAY NIGHT AN ARMED DRUNK WOMAN UNDER COURT RESTRAINING ORDER ATTEMPTS TO BREAK IN AND GET TO CHILD AND KILL CHILD’S FATHER: She is cited in Municipal Court. Despite the evidence and her screams she wants to kill the resident we are guessing she might get convicted of an amended charge of “Littering.” Read a very fascinating police report. Pages 25-28

TOWN AND COUNTRY ALDERWOMAN AND PARKS COMMISSION CHAIR HAS NO CLUE ABOUT A MAJOR PROJECT IN LONGVIEW PARK: Page 1

MORE PROBLEMS AT PRESERVATION PARK: The old problems and dangers remain and new ones are occurring. Pages 1-4

LAWYERS HIRED AS CITY ATTORNEYS, PROSECUTORS AND JUDGES TO KEEP US SAFE TRY AND MAKE THE STREETS AS DANGEROUS AS POSSIBLE REPRESNETING REPEAT DRUNK DRIVER AS DEFENSE ATTORNEYS: Read the details of three recent arrests. Pages 4-6

DRUNK 30-YEAR-OLD SON ASSAULTS PARENTS AND THEN TRIED TO FLEE BEFORE POLICE ARRIVED. HE DIDN'T MAKE IT: Pages 6-8

TOWN AND COUNTRY TOWN SQUARE PLANS CONTINUE TO BE CONFUSING: It’s not to be a park. It’s to be a “gathering place,” according to many elected officials. On Monday September 25 the Parks Director gave a Town Square presentation and it sounded a lot like a park. Pages 8-12

TOWN AND COUNTRY’S TEMP FINANCE DIRECTOR FIX: On Monday 09/25 it was announced that finance accounts clerk and the owner of a firm that does municipal audits and budgets for cities would team up to prepare the Town and Country 2018 budget after the sudden death of finance director Betty Cotner on a cruise ship on September 8. Pages 12 & 13

MAYOR REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTION ABOUT THE VACANT POLICE CHIEF POSITION: It was no surprised that Jon Dalton refused to answer a question about the vacant police chief’s job and improperly tried to hide behind an exception to the Sunshine Law. Page 13

MAN CAUGHT STEALING SHIPPING PALLETS BEHIND BUSINESS GETS 10 DAYS IN JAIL: Pallet theft from stores and grease thefts from restaurants are common crimes in strip shopping areas. This is a case of a man from Illinois who got caught. Pages 15 & 16

CHESTERFIELD MAN ARRESTED FOR DWI IN RURAL MISSOURI: Page 16

BALLWIN MAN WITH THREE PRIOR DWIs (TWO IN CHESTERFIELD) PLEADS GUILTY TO FELONY DWI BUT IS PLACED IN SPECIAL PROGRAM, SENTENCING IS DELAYED UNTIL JUNE 2020: Read who, when and where. Pages 16-19

FELONY DRUNK DRIVER CAUSED WRECK ON I-64 EXIT AT BOONE’S CROSSING. HE THEN GETS SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR THREE YEARS INSTEAD OF A SENTENCE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY: This drunk crashed into a stopped car, but got special treatment. Pages 19-21

CHESTERFIELD DEBATES HOW MUCH OF A GIFT TO GIVE THE MUNICIPAL LEAGUE: One councilman had a suggestion that made a lot of sense. Of course it was ignored. Pages 21-24

CHESTERFIELD COUNCIL TURNS DOWN PARKWAY SCHOOLS REQUEST TO SPLIT THE COST OF SCHOOL RESOURCE POLICE OFFICERS: Parkway looking to save some money, but Chesterfield isn’t going to increase their costs. Read how much money is involved. Pages 24 & 25

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Much of the usual, but interesting ones too including kid bringing a gun to school. Pages 29-31

MONARCH FIRE DISTRICT: Two rehires working out great with one running the show and another one of the top Emergency Managers for FEMA. Then there is one hire that did not work out so well. Pages 31 & 32

SCHOOL'S OUT REGARDLESS WHAT THE PARKING LOT SAYS: Page 32

THE MERRY MINUTE ST. LOUIS STYLE: See the mug shots from the Galleria arrests. Pages 32-35

OUR FAVORITE OBIT PHOTOS RETURN: Pages 35-37

RESTAURANT REVIEW (SORT OF) CLASSIC RED HOTS CATERING AT HOME DEPOT: Yes we go to some high dollar places, family places and in this case a $4 an entree joint and a perfect place for Cub fans. Pages 37-40

MUSIC: I didn’t see you at the Rat Pack Monday Show at the One-19-North in Kirkwood, so here are a couple photos. Pages 40 & 41

CARTOONS: Pages 42-47

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 297 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 242 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 296 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 241

September 23, 2017 -- John Hoffmann's latest combined Town and Country and Chesterfield Newsletter is here for your reading enjoyment. Among the items in this week's edition:

WOMAN BADLY BEATEN IN AFTERNOON ROBBERY AT FAUST PARK: A park user heard her screams and chased the suspect who was captured by police. The suspect was also charged in robberies of women at ATMs in Chesterfield and O’Fallon a week earlier. We found a probable motive for the robberies. Pages 1-3

AUGUST POLICE STATS IN T&C AND CRIME STATS IN CHESTERFIELD: Check the monthly reports from both police agencies. Pages 3 & 4

ANOTHER DRUNK FROM HARPO’S THIS TIME ARRESTED IN TOWN AND COUNTRY: Pages 4 & 5

IF YOUR DRIVERS' LICENSE IS REVOKED AND YOU HAVE MARIJUANA IN THE CAR AND YOUR PASSENGER HAS AN ACTIVE ARREST WARRANT, MAYBE YOU SHOULD NOT DO 103 MPH: Pages 5-8

TOWN AND COUNTRY TO HIRE TEMP FINANCE DIRECTOR SOON: Page 8

TOWN AND COUNTRY’S LONE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER DID NOT HAVE A CURRENT LICENSE FOR SIX YEARS: City Director of Services and Public Works Director Craig Wilde’s engineer license was “inactive.” The City code concerning the treasurer and city engineer is in immediate need of updating and has been for decades as the Mayor and Board of Aldermen had ignored the problem until now. Pages 8-12

TREE BRANCH CHIPPING AND LONGVIEW FARM BARN SIDING CONTRACTS APPROVED: Page 13

NEW HOMES FOR T&C: Pages 14 & 15

FORMER TOWN AND COUNTRY ALDERMAN JOINS JASON STOCKLEY PROTESTERS AND HELPS SHUT DOWN WEST COUNTY MALL: Page 15

TOWN AND COUNTRY AND CHESTERFIELD SENDING OFF-DUTY OFFICERS TO DEMONSTRATIONS COSTING RESIDENTS MONEY IN OVERTIME PAY AND REDUCING POLICE COVERAGE: Page 16

OUR TAKE ON THE SHOOTING. VERDICT AND PROTESTS: Having been a cop for 30 years and having been a Washington Correspondent and National reporter for Police Management trade magazines I weigh in with some observations and stats that some people are ignoring. Pages 17-19

ONE OF THREE ARRESTED FOR BREAKING INTO CARS IN CHESTERFIELD ALSO WAS A HOUSE BURGLAR. READ WHAT HE AND HIS BUDDIES WERE UP TO, HOW CHESTERFIELD POLICE DETECTIVES USED SOME MINOR EVIDENCE TO SOLVE THE BURGLARIES AND WHY I WON’T BE EATING AT THE DES PERES JIMMY JOHN’S ANYTIME SOON: The December Chesterfield burglaries, how the suspects got caught and what they posted on their Facebook pages is compelling reading. Pages 20-27

21st CENTURY BOWLING ALLEY FILES PROPOSAL WITH CHESTERFIELD: See what they want to build and read where. Pages 27-29

DEVELOPERS APPEAL PLANNING COMMISSION “NO” VOTE FOR APARTMENTS WHERE TRAILER PARK IS LOCATED: They are not likely to win the appeal but they need it if they plan to sue the city. Read the appeal. Pages 29 & 30

CHESTERFIELD MAN ARRESTED FOR FOURTH DWI AND THIRD IN CHESTERFIELD: Read the newest charges from the court files and his record. Pages 31-34

MAYOR AND COUNCILPERSON SIT NEXT TO JUDGE ON COURT NIGHT: They apparently don’t realize that they are sitting next to the judge because he refuses to hold open court and whispers the outrageous deals so the public can’t hear. Pages 34 & 35

A SHOCKER FROM THE CITY COUNCIL! THEY VOTE 8-0 TO OPPOSE A STATE WIDE ELECTION TO FORCE A CITY-COUNTY MERGER! Pages 35 & 36

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read what the CPD had to deal with last week. Pages 36-38

POST-DISPATCH ARTICLE ABOUT A WELL KNOWN ST. LOUIS ARCHITECT AND WWII BOMBER PILOT: If you didn’t read it, we have the link to the Joe Holleman piece on our buddy, 95-year-old Ralph Fournier, whose interesting house designs are spread all over the Central and West County areas. Pages 39 & 40

IT IS BACK ON THE MARKET: See what large Ladue house that just recently sold is back on the market. Pages 40-43

SECURITY AGENT UPDATE: Staying in shape. Page 43

MUSIC: Upcoming Big Band Concert at the Sheldon. Page 44

CARTOONS: Pages 45-48

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 296 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 241 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 295 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 240

September 18, 2017 -- John Hoffmann's latest combined Town and Country and Chesterfield Newsletter is here for your reading enjoyment. Among the items in this week's edition:

TOWN AND COUNTRY FINANCE DIRECTOR DIES ON CRUISE SHIP: Betty Cotner the longtime finance director died on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week that could not come to port in Fort Lauderdale for several days due to Hurricane Irma. Read the details. Pages 1 & 2

JON DALTON, THE MAYOR WHO CAN’T MAKE A DECISION BREAKS THE CITY CODE BY FAILING TO FILL VACANCIES: Pages 2 & 3

FRED MEYLAND-SMITH ATTACKS WARD TWO ALDERWOMEN FOR HOLDING MONTHLY MEETINGS WITH RESIDENTS: Fred has a long history of not following the principles of the Bill of Rights or the Constitution. It continued last week when he went on a jag about how improper it was for Tiffany Frautschi and Lindsey Butler to meet with residents of their ward once a month and often have city hall staffers give short talks followed with Q&A. Alderwoman Lynn Wright complained that the meetings made other alderpersons look bad. Read all that was said. Pages 3-8

CITY’S LAW FIRM BACK IN THE HEADLINES FOR ALL THE WRONG REASONS: Pages 8-10

AUGUST DEER REPORT: Pages 10-12

TOWN AND COUNTRY FINALLY MARKS EASTERN CITY LIMITS: And we were there. Page 13

DRIVER IGNORES OFFICER’S HINT TO SLOW DOWN. HE IS PULLED OVER AND ARRESTED FOR DWI: Before his case is over he gets another DWI. Read what happens. Pages 13-15

PERSISTENT FELONY DRUNK DRIVER FROM DES PERES ARRESTED BY TOWN AND COUNTRY PD HAS CONTINUED CASE FOR 26 TIMES OVER THREE AND A HALF YEARS: The system in this case is protecting felony drunk drivers and not the public. Pages 15-17

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE STOP CATCHES BURGLAR WITH THE GOODS FROM A CHESTERFIELD HOME: Read where he was from and how much he stole. Pages 18-20

FINAL VERDICTS ARE IN FOR LATE NIGHT STOCKERS STEALING ITEMS THEY WERE SUPPOSED TO BE PUTTING ON THE SHELVES: Pages 20 & 21

ELLIOTT DAVIS AND YOU PAID FOR IT RETURN TO CHESTERFIELD: Pages 22 & 23

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read what the police were doing and who were the victims last week. One regular victim was missing from the report. Read who. Pages 24-26

THE THREE WEEK BATHROOM REMODELING PROJECT THAT TURNED INTO A FOUR MONTH ORDEAL: Read how the most expensive bath and kitchen remodeling company in town turned a three week bath remodel into a four month project that included a complete tear out of the just remodeled bath due to defects. Pages 27-32

DANCING AT THE SUPERMARKET: Read about old people dancing at Dierbergs. Pages 32 & 33

LOCAL HOMEGROWN PRODUCE FROM MEXICO: Dierbergs has some contradictory signs and products. Page 34

9-11 MARCH DOWN CLAYTON ROAD TO THE ARCH: See some photos. Page 35

TRIVIA TAKES TO THE AIR: Pages 35 & 36

IT IS THE DAY AFTER LABOR DAY AND IT IS CHRISTMAS TIME IN THE CITY: Page 37

CARTOONS: Hillary Clinton’s Book Tour suddenly brought Hillary back to the drawing boards of editorial cartoonists across the country. Pages 37-43

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 295 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 240 COMBINED EDITION

Extra! Look Who's Protesting
at West County Mall!

September 16, 2017 -- The St. Louis Post Dispatch posted video of today's protests at West County Mall and look who is there protesting! It's former Town and Country Alderman, Dalton appointee to the Deer Task Force and noted deer lover Al Gerber! Sources say he may be organizing a "Deer Lives Matter" protest next.

(Still capture from St. Louis Post-Dispatch video.)

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 294 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 239



September 11, 2017 -- BREAKING NEWS
: We learned on Saturday that Town and Country’s Finance Director and the only city employee who lived in Town and Country (Brook Mill Lane), Betty Cotner, died on a cruise ship on Friday. She reportedly was on a cruise with her mother and went to bed early and died in her stateroom. We will have more information next week.

ALLEGED JOURNALIST IS A REGULAR CUSTOMER AT AREA POLICE BOOKING DESKS: Repeat DWIs and stealing have Lauren Kruczyk a familiar face to local police. Pages 1-5

THE MARINE WHO CAN’T FOLLOW ORDERS (RULES), THE LAWYER WHO CAN’T FOLLOW THE LAW, MAKES A GREAT REP FOR THE PGA: We return to the illegal parking by Allen Allred and the fact that he does not think the PGA should pay for the traffic control and other police services provided off the golf course for the 100th PGA Open to be held in Town and Country in 2018. Pages 5 & 6

CHESTERFIELD AND TOWN & COUNTRY POLICE REFUSING TO ENFORCE MISSOURI LICENSE PLATE LAWS ON RICH PEOPLE IN EXPENSIVE CARS MAKES COPS DOING THEIR JOBS IN LOW INCOME AND HIGH CRIME AREAS APPEAR RACIST: The officers of West County won’t even stop and issue warnings to rich people in their Mercedes, BMWs and Range Rovers for not putting on their front license plates. Officers in high crime areas make theses stops daily. Pages 6 & 7

CITY LIMIT SIGNS ARE APPARENTLY A RARE COMMODITY: Pages 7 & 8

COUPLE ARRESTED IN FAUST PARK CHARGED WITH TWO STATE FELONIES AND 12 FEDERAL FELONIES. ARRESTING OFFICER GETS AN AWARD: Did they have credit cards in your name or drivers licenses in your name with their photos? We let the arresting officer tell the story. Pages 8-15

NO PROMISED DAN BUCK ANNOUNCEMENT AGAIN! Apparently the majority of the City Council (Barb Guinness, Michelle Ohley, Ben Keathley, Tom DeCampi and Dan Hurt) had excellent operating crystal balls when on June 5 they voted to kill the Dan Buck-Mike Matheny indoor baseball dome and hotel project called the Powerplex after Buck was unable to prove he had the financing to build the project. Buck missed a June 1 deadline to produce the proof. Buck had a press release in July that claimed he would announce the cities that were the finalists to replace Chesterfield on August 1 and announce the winner on September 1. Read what happened. Pages 16 & 17

COUNTDOWN FOR TRAILER PARK APPEAL: Page 17

HOCKEY COMPLEX IN CHESTERFIELD VALLEY GETS TDD TAX EXTENSION BALLOT APPROVED BY THE COURTS. Read the mail-in ballot. Pages 17-19

CITY COUNCIL CANS REGULAR MEETING: Read why. Pages 19 & 20

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: See where the police were and where the crooks were last week? Pages 20 & 21

THEY ARE BACK! Finally two weeks later than expected. Pages 21-23

WE SAY GOOD BYE TO TWO BUILDINGS THAT BRING BACK THE MEMORIES: This time to landmarks on both sides of the State. Both I have a connection to, but I have to admit one of them is kind of weird. Pages 23-27

REAL ESTATE: We check out a Town and Country house that is lonely as one of the last “ranch” houses on a street filling up with Mansions and McMansions. Pages 28-30

An old Ladue home goes on the market well into the seven figure range. Pages 30-32

SECURITY AGENT UPDATE: Pages 32 & 33

RESTAURANT REVIEW: TEXAS ROADHOUSE BALLWIN: We mentioned a couple of negatives dealing with home office management and lots of positives about the food, prices and service. Pages 33-38

CARTOONS: Pages 38-42

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 294 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 239 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 293 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 238

September 4, 2017 -- This week’s newsletter is one of the largest we have produced. Due to the size we had to make some adjustments. The most notable one is that the Chesterfield Police Blotter section is located just before the comics. Normally it would be with Chesterfield news items.

THE NUMBER OF KIDS FROM OUTSIDE OF THE BOUNDARIES FOR MASON RIDGE CONTINUES TO DROP: See how many kids are from outside of the boundaries of all the Parkway Schools. Pages 1 & 2

TWO CASES OF ALMOST SUPERSONIC SPEEDERS: Read how the same judge handed out two very different sentences on the same day to two doing the same thing. Pages 3-5

A TOWN AND COUNTRY DWI CONVICTION IS WIPED OFF THE BOOKS AND A CLAYTON DWI IS MOVING TOWARD THE 4-YEAR MARK: Read how the former Wildwood resident and regular DWI defendant has been playing the system. Pages 5-9

DALTON’S PHONY DEER TASK FORCE CALLS IT QUITS WITH SOME ANGRY WORDS: Read how this charade began by Mayor Jon Dalton played out. Pages 9-14

CHICKENS ARE NOT COMING HOME TO ROOST FOR RIGHT NOW: Page 15

NEW RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPING RULES ARE PROPOSED: No you can’t stop cutting your grass and call it “Prairie Grass” or maybe you can. Pages 15- 17

STUDY SHOWS MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY IS ONE OF FASTEST GROWING UNIVERSITIES: They have no way to expand except on Conway Road and by buying office building on the North Forty Outer Road. Page 17

REAL ESTATE TOWN AND COUNTRY: IT FINALLY SOLD: Read which house and what it was listed for. We will have to wait to find out exactly what it sold for. Pages 17 & 18

THE MONEY PIT; AKA THE TOWN SQUARE: See how much additional money the alderpersons voted to spend in 2017 and how the elected officials are now divided. Pages 18-22

PGA COMES TO ALDERMANIC MEETING, BUT WON’T ANSWER THE QUESTION IF THEY WILL PAY FOR ALL THE ADDITIONAL POLICE SERVICES PROVIDED: In the past the residents and taxpayers of Town and Country, St. Louis County, The State of Missouri, Chesterfield and Creve Coeur have been stuck. T&C Police Commissioner and rep of Bellerive and PGA accused an alderwoman of being anti-St. Louis for asking who is paying for all police services provided for the 2018 PGA Open. Pages 22 & 23 and Pages 25 & 26

LAWYER, POLICE COMMISSIONER, BELLERIVE AND PGA REPRESENTIVE THINKS HE IS BETTER THAN EVERYONE ELSE AND BREAKS TWO ORDINANCES TO PROVE IT: Pages 23-25

SEVEN-TIME DWI DRIVER HAS TWO DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS IN CHESTERFIELD. SENTENCING HER FOR PROBATION VIOLATIONS AND DWI WHILE ASSAULTING A POLICE OFFICER DRAG ON AND ON: Read the details on one dangerous woman. Pages 26- 34

10 AM ON WEEKDAY MORNING DRUNK DRIVER CAUGHT BY A LICENSE PLATE READER: In this case the early bird (a day shift officer) gets the drunk stopped. Read the details. Pages 34 & 35

TRAILER PARK SAVED FOR NOW AS PLANNING COMMISSION TURNS DOWN THE REZONING FOR APARTMENTS: However that could change. If the trailer park remains the City of Chesterfield needs t stop ignoring the safety of the residents. Pages 35-39

COUNCILMAN ASKS STAFF TO FOLLOW STATE LAW AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE: What? Huh? I know, but I was there and I heard it. Read what the most senior city councilman said to staff. Pages 39 & 40

MONARCH FPD HAS SENT RESCUE TEAMS AND MANAGERS TO TEXAS: Page 40

FOOD: RESTAURANT REVIEW: The Slider House and we are not taking about White Castle. Pages 41-44

BUSINESS REPORT: Read what West County Bank is changing its name and is no longer offering postal service. Pages 44 & 45

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: There were a lot of police calls last week. Read where they all were. Pages 45-50

CARTOONS: There was limited space for cartoons, but there are several that made me laugh, especially the last one, that was actually a photo. Pages 51-54

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 293 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 238 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 292 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 237

August 27, 2017 -- John Hoffmann's latest combined Town and Country and Chesterfield Newsletter is here for your reading enjoyment. Among the items in this week's edition:

BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL; SEX OFFENDERS: Our annual tradition of listing people on the Missouri Highway Sex Offenders list so you can check on the areas around your home or school. Next week will share the list of all the Parkway schools with students from outside the school’s boundaries. Sex Offenders Pages 1-6

HOSPITAL PARKING LOT SEX OFFENDER CHARGED: We reported about his arrest and now two-and-a-half months later he was charged. Pages 6-8

DRUNK DRIVER BADLY FAILS EASY TESTS, THEN REFUSES TO TAKE A BREATH TEST AND IS REWARDED BY TOWN AND COUNTRY PROSECUTOR AND JUDGE WITH A NO-FINE, NO-POINTS, NO-RECORD PROBATION: Judges and prosecutors continue to work for the benefit of bottom feeding defense attorneys and not the welfare of the general public. Pages 8 & 9

JULY MONTHLY POLICE AND CRIME STATS FOR TOWN & COUNTRY AND CHESTERFIELD: Pages 10 & 11

ART SHOW AT LONGVIEW: Be careful you could be lulled to sleep. Pages 11-14

TOWN SQUARE: The possible developer, whose chosen proposal has been torn apart by Alderpersons for months, was at a recent meeting. Pages 14 & 15

WHAT’S MISSING IN THE PHOTO? It has been missing for about a month now. Pages 15 & 16

SHOPLIFTER DOESN’T UNDERSTAND WHY SHE WAS ARRESTED: She had shoplifted at three stores, but could not understand why she was being arrested. Pages 16-18

ANOTHER PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON TURNING THE TRAILER PARK INTO APARTMENTS: Read what happened. Pages 19-22

CITY COUNCIL APPROVED CONSTRUCTION TO CLOSE RIVER VALLEY ROAD AT THE MARYLAND HEIGHTS CITY LIMITS: After several starts and stops, this appears to finally be a done deal. Read how much it will cost. Pages 22-24

CBIZ REPORT STILL NOT ACCEPTED, TO BE DISCUSSED LATER: Chesterfield paid for a special report on employee pay and benefits. However the report is difficult at time to follow and has other issues. Page 24

FLACHSBART AND LOGAN CLAIM BY NOT BLINDLY SPENDING MONEY, THE COUNCIL HAS SENT A MESSAGE OF HATE TO EMPLOYEES: Well it was something like that. Page 24

CBIZ REPORT ON SALARIES AND BENEFITS STILL NOT ACCEPTED: Pages 24 & 25

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: A classic car stolen from an apartment complex. Page 25

FLORIDA MAN ON A MISSION FROM GOD STOPS AT CITY COUNCIL TO TALK ABOUT ART: Sounds weird? It is, but sometimes “different” is good at City Council meetings. Pages 25-27

THE CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: See what the men and women in blue had to deal with last week. Pages 28 & 29

THE MONARCH FPD MEETING: They are replacing, but keeping an 18-year-old pickup truck and hoping for a snowy winter. Pages 30-23

THE INTER-LIBRARY EXCHANGE WENT GREAT DISTANCES FOR ME: Read how far. Pages 32 & 33

FOOD: A TRIP BACK WAS STILL VERY GOOD: Read where. Pages 33 & 34

FAN MAIL: See if you agree or disagree with the opinion of an unhappy reader. Pages 34-36

SECURITY AGENT UPDATE: On the scent! Page 38

ECPLISE AND MUSIC OF THE ECLIPSE: Pages 36-38

CARTOONS: Editorial cartoonists had another theme last week. Pages 39-46

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 292 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 237 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 291 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 236

August 19, 2017 -- This week’s Newsletter is a LAW & ORDER edition. We covered 11 arrests of Chesterfield and Town and Country residents and some of out of town criminals selecting Chesterfield and Town & Country victims.

$750,000 WASN’T ENOUGH THE FIRST TIME, SON IS BACK STEALING FROM PARENTS: This time it is his mother’s jewelry. The 28-year-old was just placed on probation for stealing three-quarters-of-a-million-dollars. He is now arrested for stealing more. Read the court files. Pages 1-3

DEER REPORTS
: The July deer reports are in. Pages 3 & 4

THE DEER TASK FORCE MEETING: Some of the stupid comments were laugh out loud funny. Pages 4-7

MORE ANONYMOUS MAIL THIS TIME ABOUT A CHEATING ELE
CTED OFFICIAL: Pages 8 & 9

THE TOWN SQUARE REVISITED
, THE BOONDOGGLE CONTINUES: The rezoning receives an 8-0 vote. Pages 9 & 10

WIFE AND MISTRESS RAT OUT MAN IN JEWELRY THEFT: Read the details and the charging documents. Pages 10-12

HAZELWOOD MAN ADMITS TO BREAKING INTO CHESTERFIELD HOME AND STEALING JEWELRY AND CASH: Read how busy this burglar was in February and March. Pages 13-15

MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING $1,000. HE HAD ALREADY BEEN CHARGED AFTER KNOCKING MAN DOWN AND HOLDING A KNIFE ON HIM AT DELI: It has been a busy spring and summer in Chesterfield for Erik Ginn. Pages 15-17

TWO AND A HALF YEARS LATER WILDWOOD MAN CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING CRASH THAT INJURED TWO IS STILL IN COURT: Read the details. Pages 17-19

CHESTERFIELD MAN CHARGED WITH STEALING $62,000 FROM HIS UNCLE’S BUSINESS: Just like our first article in this edition of the Newsletter, it is another case of All in the Family. Pages 19 & 20

CHESTERFIELD MAN CHARGED IN FRONTENAC WITH FELONY DWI
: Pages 21 & 22

NEW FINANCE DIRECTOR HIRED: The assistant city manager and finance director of Webster Groves will soon be the finance director of Chesterfield. Pages 22 & 23

COUNCILMAN CANNOT GET A SECOND TO ACCEPT A SALARY REPORT:
Pages 23 & 24

AN EMAIL FROM CHESTERFIELD THAT IS A LITTLE LESS THAN TRUTHFUL
: I had two problems with an email promoting a police benefit concert. Pages 24 & 25

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER
: Pages 26 & 27



FOLLOW UP TO FOUR ARRESTS MENTIONED ON LAST WEEKS POLICE BLOTTER:
Read who the four thieves hitting shopping areas are and what their records are. Pages 27-30

REAL ESTATE
:

FORMER NBA PLAYER HAS TOWN AND COUNTRY HOUSE ON MARKET. HE IS READY TO TAKE A $1,000,000 LOSS. See who and where. Pages 30-32

ANOTHER REALTY FIRM ADVERTISING A HOUSE IN ROCK HILL AS BEING IN WEBSTER GROVES:
Page 32 & 33

NEW TOWN AND COUNTRY HOUSE HAS ISLAMIC SPIRES. BUT IT WILL BE MODEST COME DECEMBER FOR RELIGIOUS ITEMS ON A HOUSE: Pages 33 & 34

FOR THE FIRST TIME POPULAR APPLES MAKE IT FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR AT AREA SUPERMARKETS. FRESH CROP SHOULD BE ARRIVING IN THE NEXT WEEK: Pages 34 & 35

KMOV REPORTER DOESN’T KNOW WHAT CITY HE IS IN AND LIES TO VIEWERS AT 4, 5 AND 6: Pages 35 & 36

MUSIC:
Ran into the Chesterfield singer twice in a week. On Friday Joe Mancuso stopped by the One-19-North in Kirkwood with his wife on his way home from a gig and sang an old favorite 1970 rock song. He showed up again at Sasha’s in Clayton last Wednesday just as a customer. Page 37

ECLIPSE MONDAY IS ALSO RAT PARK MONDAY AT THE ONE-19-NORTH: Stop by and see the great Dean Christopher with no cover charge. Page 37

SECURITY AGENT UPDATE: Page 38

CARTOONS
: Even the conservative editorial cartoonists were leaning the same way as the liberal ones this week. Pages 38-46

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 291 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 236 COMBINED EDITION

WANT TO SEE MORE?
ALL OF JOHN'S NEWSLETTERS ARE AVAILABLE
FOR DOWNLOAD ON THE NEWSLETTERS PAGE.

David Cerna Case

FORMER CHESTERFIELD POLICE OFFICER DAVID CERNA, COP, SEX PERVERT, VIDEO PRODUCER AND WEBSITE OWNER! NOW READ THE INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

October 14, 2017 – KTVI newsman Chris Hayes got a tip and broke the case that someone was video recording people urinating in the men’s bathroom on the Mobil on the Run in Chesterfield on Clarkson Road. He turned his evidence over to the Chesterfield Police.

A thorough investigation determined that Chesterfield Officer David Cerna while on duty had been hiding a camera in the bathroom recording men’s penises at the urinal. The Mobil station was a favorite place for police officers to take a bathroom break and at least seven officers were also recorded.

A search warrant of Cerna’s house in Wentzville resulted in computers being seized. There the bathroom images, along with recordings of Cerna using a glory hole at his house and performing anonymous oral sex on people responding to messages on websites were found. All these images were placed on a website run by Cerna.

More troubling were secret recordings of officers changing clothes in the Chesterfield Police locker room, people, including juvenile males wearing sweat pants or shorts being frisked by Cerna and having their pants pulled out at the waist and their genitals secretly recorded by Cerna using a small recording device.

Cerna pled guilty to:

2 counts of Felony Invasion of Privacy in St. Charles CO Sentenced to 60 days jail.

Felony Invasion of Privacy Multiple Persons St. Louis County Sentenced to 4 Years prison but placed on 5-years probation.

Misdemeanor Invasion of Privacy St. Louis County. Sentenced to 1-year jail no probation.
 
Felony Sexual Exploitation of a Minor St. Louis County. Sentenced to 10-years prison but placed on 5 year probation term.
 
Felony Invasion of Privacy Multiple Persons St. Louis County. Sentenced to 4-years prison but placed on 5-years probation.
 
Cerna appealed the sentence for Sexual Exploitation of Minor to the Missouri Court of Appeals of the Eastern District. His appeal was denied and the judgment and sentence was affirmed on July 25, 2017.

The final notation on the case was entered by the courts in September of 2017.
 
I filed a Sunshine Request to obtain the investigative report in September and received a copy of the report on October 13, 2017.

Click here to read the entire report.

The Big Sports Properties Deal

Big Sports Baseball Dome Contract Expired and Terminated, June 6, 2017

Jane Cunningham and Dan Buck emails from June 5, 2017

Update: May 24, 2017

The Development Agreement (Contract) Between Big Sports and the City of Chesterfield, March 10, 2017

Update: January 21, 2017

Update: December 22, 2016

Update: December 2, 2016


Update: November 5, 2016

Update: October 28, 2016

Overview: The Big Sports Properties Deal, October
17, 2016

Executive Session Minutes Draft, October 5, 2016

Real Estate Purchase Contract, September 29, 2016

Letter of Intent, September 21, 2016

Executive Session Minutes, September 7, 2016

Executive Session Minutes, August 1,2016

Executive Session Minutes July 18, 2016

Executive Session Minutes, June 6, 2016

Tim Engelmeyer's Attack and Our Response

Chesterfield Prosecutor Tim Engelmeyer launches a lie-filled offensive and we fire back. (May, 2017)
The Engelmeyer Years

Read how Chesterfield Prosecutor Tim Engelmeyer has been making sure DWI defendants represented by lawyers leave the  courtroom with no fines or points. Also read how Engelmeyer reduces moving violations to Illegal Parking and how he reduces crimes to “Littering” violations.
Moving Violations
To Illegal Parking
(Listed by date, newest fist.)

Special report on the Municipal Court system: Moving Violations to Illegal Parking, UPDATED July 29, 2017

Special report on the Municipal Court system: Moving Violations to Illegal Parking, UPDATED April 15, 2017

Special report on the Municipal Court system: Moving Violations to Illegal Parking, March 27, 2017
Doorack Scandal:
Special Report


Update: May 22, 2017

Update: January 21, 2017

Update:January 14, 2017

Update: January 4, 2017

Update: December 22, 2016

Boondoggle Turns Into Scandal As City Officials Break the Law and Hide Public Records, December 7, 2016


Listed by date, newest first
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: 2017, PART 5, OCTOBER 9, 2017
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: 2017, PART 4, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: 2017, PART 3, JULY 31, 2017
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: 2017, PART 2, JUNE 24, 2017
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: 2017, PART 1, APRIL 3, 2017
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: NEW YEARS 2017 EDITION, JANUARY 4, 2017
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: CHRISTMAS 2016 EDITION, DECEMBER 27, 2016
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: POST-THANKSGIVING EDITION, NOVEMBER 28, 2016
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SPRING 2016, PART 3, MAY 23, 2016
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SPRING 2016, PART 2, MAY 18, 2016
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SPRING 2016, PART 1, MAY 10, 2016
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: HOLIDAY PART 3, DECEMBER 31, 2015
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: HOLIDAY PART 2, DECEMBER 24, 2015
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: POST-THANKSGIVING 2015, DECEMBER 2, 2015
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SUMMER 2015 PART THREE, JULY 1, 2015
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SUMMER 2015 PART TWO, JUNE 25, 2015
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SUMMER 2015 PART ONE, JUNE 18, 2015
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: WINTER 2014 PART 2, DECEMBER 29, 2014
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: WINTER 2014 PART 1, DECEMBER 22, 2014
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SUMMER 2014, PART 2, JUNE 16, 2014
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: SUMMER 2014, PART 1, JUNE 9, 2014
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: WINTER 2013 PART 2, DECEMBER 31, 2013
DRUNKS AND THIEVES: WINTER 2013 PART 1, DECEMBER 24, 2013
DWI AND THIEVES: SPRING 2013, MAY 7, 2013
DWI AND THIEVES, WINTER 2012, DECEMBER 3, 2012
 
Vivek Agnihotri, MD and
Zinia Thomas, MD Domestic Violence and Divorce Cases

Vivek Agnihotri - Zinia Thomas Divorce Petition, July 28, 2016

Vivek Agnihotri Domestic Assault
Complaint, July 4, 2016

Baxter Rd. Bicycle Lanes Controversy

Correspondence and Documentation Between City of Chesterfield and St. Louis County Transportation Department Regarding Baxter Road Bicycle Lanes, August 25, 2015 to November 7, 2016
David Cerna and City of
Chesterfield Lawsuit

Ryan Willie Lawsuit Against David Cerna and the City of Chesterfield Charging Sexual and Physical Abuse, July 22, 2016
Deer Reports

White Buffalo Final Report: Town & Country Deer Management Program, January 26, 2017

White Buffalo Deer Distance Sampling Population Estimate, Town & Country, January 27, 2017
Connie Fults
Ethics Violations


Missouri Ethics Commission Versus Connie Fults Consent Order, April 26, 2016

Connie Fults Refuses to Obey Missouri Ethics Laws, March 2, 2016

Connie Fults Ethics Complaint, March 1, 2016
State Representative
Don Gosen Sex Scandal


Don Gosen Sex Scandal,
February 18, 2016

Monarch Fire Chief
Chuck Marsonette
Felony Charges


Charges Against Chuck Marsonette, June 30, 2017

Statement of Charges Against Marsonette, June, 2017

Probable Cause Statement
Against Monarch Fire Chief
Wayne "Chuck" Marsonette for Felony Theft from a Previous Employer, August 2, 2016.

Statement of Charges Against Marsonette.
Mason Road Sidewalk Project Emails

Read emails about the Mason Rd. sidewalk project from the first quarter of 2017 to and from Town and Country city staff, elected officials, Parks Commission members and residents.
Mayor Bob Nation;
Chesterfield Censure


Chesterfield/Mayor Bob Nation, Order To Show Cause,
October 19, 2015

Chesterfield Resolution of Censure of Mayor Bob Nation, October, 2015

Chesterfield Investigation of Mayor by Special Counsel Kevin O'Keefe, September 9, 2015
Principia Lawsuit

Principia Lawsuit, October 16, 2015:
Part One
Part Two

Professional Firefighters of West St. Louis County Ethics Violations

Missouri Ethics Commission
Action Against Professional Firefighters of West St. Louis County,
February 8, 2016
Ronald Lee Roberts

Ronald Lee Roberts Sentencing Recommendation, Fraud Case, Filed January 15, 2015
Town Square

Town Square, John's Take On The Issue, November 25, 2016

Brinkmann Town Square Proposal, October 12, 2016

Opus Town Square Proposal October 12, 2016

Trash Can Emails

Connie Fults' Comments with fact checking, June 19, 2017

Trash Can Emails, June 13, 2017
Westminster Lawsuit

Westminster vs. Town and Country Judgment, August 15, 2016

Westminster Lawsuit,
Respondent's Answer,
December 14, 2015

Westminster Lawsuit, Return to Writ of Certiorari, November 30, 2015
 
Westminster Lawsuit, October 14, 2015
Shannon Woolsey
Lawsuit


Shannon Woolsey Lawsuit, Sexual Harassment, Town & Country Police Department, 2013

 

Gangs of Town and Country, Updated February 20, 2017.
 

Listed alphabetically by last name
Brett Cervantes

DWI, 3-29-13

Domestic Disturbance, Disorderly Conduct, Assault on Police Officer, 1-25-12

DWI, 2-12-11

Jon Dalton, Jr.

DWI, 6-23-12

DWI, 1-1-12

Ted Federer, a.k.a. "T-Fed"

Bar Fight, Threatening Police Officers and their Families, Felony Possession of Drugs, 3-30-14

DWI, Driving While Suspended, Possession of Marijuana, Speeding, No Proof of Insurance, Open Alcohol in Car, 5-18-13

This download has the following three police reports in one download:

  • Stealing Under $500, Minor in Possession of Alcohol, 1-11-12
  • Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Providing False Information, 2-13-12
  • Destruction of Property, Stealing Under $500, 3-29-12
Katie Huggard

DWI, 7-1-11 ("I have a bulldog lawyer!" Threatened to urinate in Police car.)

Rice "Sandy" Jacobs

Volunteer Treasurer stole at least $135,868 from various band and choir accounts at Parkway central High School.

David Karney

Alderman David Karney sends threatening emails to Alderman Fred Meyland-Smith under the fictitious name Jeff Storehouse, 2010

Ryan Leeman and Christian Duvall

Chesterfield Parents Go On Vacation and 35-year old Son Invites Prostitute and Heroin Supplier to Move In

The Story

The Police Report

Dan McLaughlin

DWI, No Proof of Insurance, Leaving Scene of Accident, 9-25-11

DWI, 8-16-10 (Saturated pants.)

Alfred "Skip" Nichols

DWI, 3-17-00

DWI, 6-1-07

Richard Rognan

Patronizing Prostitution, 8-8-13

Scott Rosenblum

DWI, 4-29-14

Accident, 4-29-14

Andy Stecko

Incident at the Hangar Bar and Grill, 3-4-16

While this police report has a number of names redacted, through independent means we were able to identify four of the six people mentioned. They are:

The Suspect: Then Monarch Fire Protection District Captain Andy Stecko.

The Victim: Monarch Fire Prevention District firefighter/paramedic Donna Kessler.

Witness 1: "C" is Bob Chitwood, the owner of the hangar Grill and Pub on Long Road.

Witness 2: "F" is bartender Sarah Ferguson.

Robert Walter

Another Night at Harpo's, 6-11-16

 
Restaurant Reviews
Listed by date, newest first


Classic Red Hots Catering at the Chesterfield Valley Home Depot, 9-20-17


Texas Roadhouse Ballwin, 9-4-17


The Slider House, 8-27-17


Return to BrickTops, 8-27-17


3 Bay BBQ, 7-27-17


Sugarfire BBQ Olivette, 6-30-17


Gulf Shores Restaurant & Grill, 6-22-17


Phils_BBQ, 6-8-17


Das Bevo (The Bevo Mill), 6-2-17


King Edwards, 5-25-17


Twisted Tree, 5-18-17


Schneithorst's, 5-10-17


Syberg's Chesterfield Valley, 3-3-17


O'Connell's Pub, 12-22-16


Parkside Grille, 11-23-16



Circa STL, 11-11-16


Pi
ccadilly at Manhattan, 10-26-16


Urban Chestnut, 10-24-16


The Battle of Maplewood Fried Chicken, 9-28-16


The Sports Page 8-30-16


In
Search of the Good and Cheap Greasy Cheeseburger, 8-8-16


Stackhouse 7-22-16


Joey B's, 7-20-16


Weber Grill Restaurant, 4-25-16


Three Kings Public House, 4-6-16



Fast Food for Lent, 2-23-16


Grassi's, 11-12-15


Walnut Grill, 8-26-15


Katie's Pizza and Pasta, 5-16-15


Charlie Gittos, 4-4-15


McCormick and Schmick's, 3-16-15


Massa's Town and Country, 2-28-15


One 19 North, 2-7-15


Red Lobster, Chesterfield Valley, 1-20-15


BrickTop's, 1-1-15


Rich and Charlie's, 12-9-14


Charlotte's Rib, 12-11-14


Cheshire Inn Thanksgiving Buffet, 11-27-14


Cheeburger Cheeburger
12-9-14


Scarecrow, 11-25-14


Tuckers, 11-12-14


Country Club, 11-2-14


Mike Duffy's, 10-30-14


Smitty's, 10-29-14


Panda Express, 10-22-14


Kim Cheese, 10-15-14


Harpo's, 9-26-14



Mongolian BBQ, 9-11-14


Talayna's, 8-29-14


Circle 7 Ranch, 8-24-14


Mia Sorella, 8-17-14


Annie Gunn's, 2-24-14


Cooper's Hawk, 12-20-13