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Ex-Alderman Newsletter 330 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 275

May 20, 2018 -- 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:



THE EVIL ROB REHNQUIST WON’T GIVE UP DESPITE 6-0 VOTE IN P&Z AGAINST HIS LATEST MASON ROAD PLAN: Residents keep coming out to speak against Rehnquist and say the damage his most recent subdivisions have done to neighbors’ property. See some amazing photos of storm water damage caused by Rehnquist. Pages 1-7

DALTON MET WITH DISSENT AT ALDERMANIC MEETING: His appointment of committee chairs did not go over well with three of newest four alderpersons. Page 8

ALDERWOMAN POINTS OUT THAT DALTON HAS BEEN BREAKING STATE AND CITY LAWS FOR 13 YEARS: By law he cannot appoint an alderperson to the P&Z Commission. But Dalton, the lawyer did so anyway until last Monday. Pages 8-10


CHURCH SCHOOL ASKED FOR CONTINUATION OF BUILDING PERMIT. ONLY ONE ALDERMAN QUESTIONED IT: Guess who? Yes the same one who doesn’t believe church signs, flag poles and crosses are protected by the First Amendment. Page 10 & 11


ANOTHER OVERSIZED POOL HOUSE IS APPROVED: Pages 11 & 12

ONE TOWN AND COUNTRY ELECTED OFFICIAL IS RANKED IN THE #2 MOST DISHONEST PROFESSIONS IN RECENT SURVEY: Page 12 & 13



FOR SALE SIGNS POPPING UP AROUND THE CLAYTON ROAD CASTLE: Pages 13-15

CHESTERFIELD MAN ARRESTED BY HIGHWAY PATROL: Read who and on what charges. Pages 15 & 16

UNUSUAL LATE NIGHT ARREST BY CHESTERFIELD POLICE: Read who and the charges. Pages 16 & 17

CHESTERFIELD POLICE STATS: Read the April crime stats report and see what crimes are going up and which ones are going down. This is followed by the Police Blotter of calls from last week. Pages 18-20


OBIT: The Pumpkin Lady. Page 21

WHY IS ST. LOUIS COUNTY PARKS HAVING MUD MANIA AT QUEENY PARK? Read the infections you or your kids could get. Pages 21 & 22

ART AT LONGVIEW PARK: Where is the city getting this stuff and why are they displaying it? Pages 22-24

CARTOONS: Pages 25-30

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 330 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 275 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 329 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 274

May 13, 2018 -- 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:

ANOTHER WEEK AND ANOTHER LONG HOSPITAL STAY: Last week’s newsletter was delayed due to a six day stay in the hospital. This week’s newsletter was delayed even longer due to a five day stay back in the hospital. It all is connected with a cardiac procedure I had on April 20. I went in weighing 292 pounds and in six hours I was weighing 309. I went in as a normal fat guy and came out as the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man. During the procedure my urinary tract was cut. It was not discovered until after my release. First came the infection and blood followed by a total shut down and then six days back in the hospital.

They did not address the bloating and upon my release I lasted four days before my left leg was infected. Back in for 5 more days.

This put the newsletter and website behind. I received bad news ref my heart, but some good news. As the bloating finally receded I weighed 276. It was a drop of 16 pounds from the 292 when I went in on April 20. I owe this all to being forced to eat tasteless “Heart Healthy Food.” A diet of strawberries and muffins made with a sweetener was my main courses three time day except for when my wife snuck in some chicken nuggets from Chick-fil-A. (I could taste both items unlike a number of main courses made without a hint of salt.)

I’m sorry we are late with this newsletter as it has some breaking news items.



TOWN AND COUNTRY MAYOR DIVORCED AND LIVING IN CLAYTON:
Mayor Jon Dalton has done a lot of sneaky underhanded things since he was mayor, but now living out of town might move to the top of list of the questionable actions of the former cigarette lobbyist. Pages 3 & 4

(He used eminent domain to steal the property of a 78- year-old widow, Opal Henderson, on South Broadway to use for a parking lot for a nightclub district that was never built. At the time he underpaid Henderson for her business he sued the long dead St. Rose Philippine Duchesne on a piece of property that Duchesne bought in 1830 for a girl’s school and Duchesne’s name was still on the deed. Then Henderson sued Dalton for underpaying for her land. She won and the Dalton LLC refused to pay her. She then had to sue in Federal Court before “Dalton and Friends” coughed up the $800,000 they owed her.)

TOWN AND COUNTRY POLICE STATS FOR APRIL: Page 1



THE PARADE RETURNS:
It is not an annual parade because it did not happen last year. However it will be held a third time during the Fall Festival in October. Pages 2 & 3.

CAR DEALER FOUND IN VIOLATION OF CITY CODES FOR ILLEGAL BUILDING AND MORE, IS BACK BEFORE THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: The Board of Adjustment told Donald Suntrup NO earlier this year on all the illegal work done at his house. He is now back asking for variances that had already been turned down. Page 5

CHESTERFIELD MAYOR UNHAPPY WITH TOO MANY WOMEN ON PLANNING COMMISSION: So much for the Me Too movement and Mayor Bob Nation. See the breakdown of male to female members of all the citizen boards and commission. Pages 6 & 7



GIANT CHURCH COMPLEX COMING TO THE EDGE OF CHESTERFIELD VALLEY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT: Pages 8 & 9

COUNCILMAN UNFAIRLY ATTACKED BY RESIDENT LEFTY OVER CAMPAIGN MAILERS HE DID NOT SEND: Pages 9-14

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read the calls officers handled last week. Pages 15 & 16

MAYOR GOES FEDERAL: A proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution was assigned to a city council committee by Mayor Bob Nation. Pages 17 & 18

NEW COUNCIL VOTES TO CONTINUE APPEAL TO MISSOURI SUPREME COURT TO STRIKE DOWN ST. LOUIS COUNTY’S TAX POOL: The lead attorney is a former Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court. Pages 18 & 19

CARTOONS: Pages 19-26

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 329 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 274 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 328 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 273

May 6, 2018 -- 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:



LATE NEWSLETTER: This week’s newsletter was posted over 24 hours late on our website and sent out to people on the original email list (now closed) 3-days late.

Neither Town and Country or Chesterfield had any meetings scheduled, which was good. The publisher, editor and reporter of the newsletter were all in the hospital for six days, The reasons for a 6-day stay in Creve Coeur was involved. It was not pleasant.

I did learn that despite what has been said, all the cardiologists were friendly even if the work during a procedure lead to six back in the hospital after two days home. I did find that urologists were the jerks who had no time to explain what was happening and treated the nurses like dirt.

But the stay along with more testing and more procedure resulted in a smaller newsletter this week. Also enjoy the typos and spelling errors.



BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT TURNS DOWN TWO VARIANCE REQUEST
S: This independent board appears to be the only part of city government willing to enforce city codes. Read where. Pages 1-4



UPDATED DRAWING OF ST. LOUIS BREADCO OUTDOOR DINING AREA: Page 5

TOWN AND COUNTRY FIRST QUARTER CRIME STATS: See what crimes were committed over the first three months of 2018. Pages 5-8

LETTERS FROM READERS: Pages 8 & 9



PGA REFUSING TO PAY FOR EXTRA POLICE SERVICES FOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: Pages 9 & 19



VERY DRUNK DRIVER HITS CURB, DOESN’T KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS AND REFUSES A BREATH TEST:
Read who and what happened. Pages 10-12

HOUSE BURGLARY ON CLAYTON ROAD: Page 12

CITY SAYS RAILROAD TIES ARE NOT ON DOORACK LEASE VACANT LOT: Page 13



HARPO’S PRODUCES ANOTHER DRUNK DRIVER: Read who and read how drunk. Pages 13 & 14

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Here is what the cops were dealing with last week. Pages 15-17



POST-DISPATCH LIED ABOUT TV REVIEWS APPEARING ON FRIDAY:
Page 19

CARTOONS: Pages 20-26

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 328 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 273 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 327 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 272

April 29, 2018 -- 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:



SEE NEW HOMES AND ADDITIONS: Pages 1-3


DRUNK DRIVER DEMANDS JURY TRIAL AND GETS CONVICTED:
See who and read the facts. Pages 3 & 4


94 MPH MEANS NO FINE AND NO POINTS:
Read the details. Pages 5 & 6






BELLERIVE LOOKS MORE LIKE A PRISON THAN A SUBURBAN COUNTRY CLUB:
Pages 6 & 7

THIS YEAR’S GUSSIE CRAWFORD AWARD GOES TO THE FAMILY OF JIM THORPE: She may have been voted off the Board of Aldermen in Town and Country, but the AAU considers her an icon. Page 8

MISSING AT SWEARING IN: The perfect person replaced Alderwoman Linda Rallo in Ward 4. Rallo has had a problem about showing up for meetings. Apparently so does her replacement. Pages 8 & 9

2018 SCORECARD: BUTLER 3 MEYLAND-SMITH 0: Maybe Alderman and Board’s Wind Bag, Fred Meyland-Smith should quit going after Lindsey Butler. Pages 9-12

I WAS THE ONLY ONE AT THE CHESTERFIELD POLICE CALEA CITIZEN INPUT MEETING: With no one there to cover, I got up and gave my two-cents having been a cop for 30 years, a teacher, criminal justice magazine reporter and command officer. Read what I had to say. Pages 13-18


NEW ART AT CITY HALL:
See a few of the exhibits at the city hall. Pages 18 & 19

LANDSLIDE BARB ELECTED CHESTERFIELD CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT PRO-TEM: It was interesting, odd and funny all at the same time. Pages 20 & 21

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: See where the calls were last week. Pages 21-24

TAUBMAN OUTLET MALL CHANGING HANDS THIS WEEK: Page 24

CHESTERFIELD MAN INJURED IN 5-VEHICLE CRASH ON I-70: Read who and the details. Pages 24 & 25

OUR FAVORITE OBIT PHOTOS: Page 25

CARTOONS: Pages 25-28

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 327 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 272 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 326 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 271

April 22, 2018 -- 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:


LEFT TURN FROM STRAIGHT LANE IS DOWNFALL FOR CHRONIC DRUNK DRIVER: Pages 1 & 2




THE LAST ART SHOW AT THE MUSEUM OF THE DOG:
The AKC Museum of the Dog art gallery is leaving St. Louis and Queeny Park after a 31-year stay. It is moving to Manhattan in New York. The last art show featuring local artists just opened at the museum that will be empty by November. Pages 2-7
 
MORE OUTRAGEOUS ACTIONS BY DRIVER AND CITY PROSECUTOR: Read the details. Pages 8 & 9

FRED MEYLAND-SMITH DOESN’T WANT A RECORD OF WHAT IS SAID AT ALDERMANIC WORK SESSIONS: Read his remarks directed at a Ward 2 Alderwoman. Pages 9 & 10

LACK OF CODE ENFORCEMENT: Mayor Dalton gives tacit approval to ignore city laws. Page 10



BERRA WANTS TO ADD HUGE GARAGE TO OVERSIZED HOUSE WITH A GARAGE: Pages 10 & 11

 
NEW HOUSE ON WEIDMAN ROAD: See the plans. Page 12

 
FREE ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATION AT RAINTREE SCHOOL: Pages 12 & 13

 
CHESTERFIELD COUNCIL WOMAN’S HOUSE IS EGGED AFTER ELECTION: The vindictive occurrences against Tom DeCampi and his supporters continued after his win to retain his council seat. Pages 13 & 14
 
CLARIFICATION: Councilman Ben Keathley clarified remarks that appeared in last week’s newsletter. Page 14

 
THE BIG SHRIMP HEIST: See the suspect and realize there was no fast exit. Pages 14 & 15
 
MARCH CHESTERFIELD CRIME STATS: Read what crimes happened last month and so far in 2018. Pages 15 & 16
 
CHESTERFIELD WEEKLY POLICE BLOTTER: See what the police calls were last week. Pages 16-18

 
REAL ESTATE: Keep in mind that the Baltimore Orioles used to be the St. Louis Browns as we try and fine a local connection to Cal Ripken, Jr. auctioning off his
estate with no minimum bid requirement. See what you could buy. Pages 18-21

LONG TIME POST-DISPATCH REPORTER/COLUMNIST DOESN’T KNOW WHERE RICHMOND HEIGHTS IS: Pages 21-23


OUR BARBARA BUSH STORY:
Okay, it is hearsay, but from a very reliable source. Pages 23 & 24
 



LATE BREAKING NEWS:
Town and Country Planning and Zoning Commission did what it should have done in March and turns down developer’s request to rezone land on Mason Road. Pages 24 & 25

 
WOMAN WALKING ON HIGHWAY 141 AT 3:07 AM KILLED: Page 26

CHESTERFIELD COUNCIL GETS SWORN IN: Pages 26-29
 
CARTOONS: Pages 29-35
 

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 326 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 271 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 325 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 270

April 15, 2018 -- 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:

SHORT NEWSLETTER: Our publisher, editor, reporter and editorial staff (me) all have some medical issues that have kept them away from the office and from covering events in the field for half of this week. This means our current newsletter is shorter than usual. Week after next looks to be a similar situation!



DEER REPORT:


TOWN AND COUNTRY: The killing of 361 deer in January apparently has had a dramatic result on deer-vehicle incidents in Town and Country. Pages 1 & 2

CHESTERFIELD: As usual this only involves calls to the police about deer. Page 2



TOWN AND COUNTRY RESIDENT QUITS JOB AT TARGET TO STOP STEALING MONEY FOR DRUGS: Pages 2 & 3



RUMORVILLE: SHOPPING CENTER TO BE TORN DOWN FOR APARTMENTS AND MORE: The partially vacant Woods Mill Center might have a new life if a developer can get city backing for multi-family zoning. Pages: 4 & 5

TOWN AND COUNTRY MARCH POLICE ACTIVITY REPORT: Page 5

LACK OF CODE ENFORCEMENT: Residents complained of a lack of code enforcement in general and a failure to protect trees and stop storm water damage at monthly Ward 2 meeting. Pages 5-8

JASON THE TROLL” TRYING TO THROW MUD ON TWO CHESTERFIELD COUNCILMEN. IT DIDN’T WORK: Read the details. Pages 8-10

REP. BRUCE DEGROOT HAS LEGISLATION TO HELP HIS WIFE’S BUSINESS BUT CAN’T FIND SOMEONE TO CO-SPONSORED IT: Pages 10 & 11

CRIME UPDATE: We update the activities of some Chesterfield criminals we reported on in past newsletters. Pages 11-13

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Pages 13-16



THE FALL OF JAMIE ALLMAN: We look back at our time as a guest on his show and how we are not surprised about what recently happened. Pages 16-19

SECURITY AGENT UPDATE: Page 18



SIGN IN THE WINDOW: Page 20

MUSIC: Dean, Frank, Sammy and Elmer Fudd. Plus a guy from Chesterfield. Pages 20 & 21

POST-DISPATCH LIES AGAIN CLAIMING DES PERES IS ONE OF THE WEALTHIEST CITIES IN AMERICA: Pages 21 & 22

CARTOONS: Pages 23-27

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 325 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 270 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 324 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 269

April 8, 2018 -- 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:

ELECTION COVERAGE:

SIGN WARS: We looked in one T&C Ward and counter which candidate had the most yards with signs and who won the election. Pages 11 & 12

CHESTERFIELD CANDIDATE BESET BY SIGN THIEVES: It is not a surprise who was the victim and whose supporters are the probable suspects. Page 21



TOWN AND COUNTRY RACES: One incumbent wins and the other loses. Pages 12-14



CHESTERFIELD RACES: The reform group of candidates may have an easier road to getting majority votes. Logan is out, leaving only Barry Flachsbart on the council who continued to vote breaking the law to keep the public from viewing the Doorack boondoggle of spending $800,000-plus on a lease for a vacant lot with no plans to use it. Mayor Nation was happy to see Logan lose, having worked for his opponent and was upset over Tom DeCampi winning reelection. Pages 14-18



ALDERPERSONS SAY IT IS OKAY FOR TWO HOUSES ON A SINGLE LOT AS LONG AS YOU CALL THE 1,055 SQ FT HOUSE A “POOL HOUSE”: Alderpersons throw the city’s building code under the bus for a rich person. Pages 1 & 2



HUGE NEW BUILDING FOR MERCY HOSPITAL TO GO UP ON THE TOWN AND COUNTRY-CREVE COEUR BORDER: See the building plan and read about the size. Pages 2 & 3



TOWN AND COUNTRY DOCTOR’S SON ARRESTED AGAIN. THIRD ARREST AND FOURTH FELONY FOR STEALING LARGE AMOUNTS FROM HIS PARENTS: We recap the old crimes and have the charges from the court files on the newest thefts. Pages 3-6



DRUNK DRIVER DOING 92 MPH AT 7:14 IN THE MORNING DRAGS CASE OUT FOR TWO YEARS: See the suspect and read the details. Pages 6 & 7



DAN BUCK WON’T GIVE UP ATTACKING RESPONSIBLE CHESTERFIELD ELECTED OFFICIALS: In a post supporting the stupid, lying Lawyer Bill Lawson for councilman, Dan Buck continued to attack the elected officials who held him to the terms of the contract he signed in connection of an indoor baseball stadium he did not have the funding for. Pages 8-10



LAST SECTION OF RIPARISAN TRAIL APPROVED:
Read some of the details. Pages 10 & 11

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read what calls the Chesterfield Cops dealt with last week. Pages 19-21

MISSED A LESSON: Page 22

MORE OF FAVORITE OBIT PHOTOS THAT TAKE US BACK IN TIME: Pages 22 & 23

MORE FUN WITH DEAN CHRISTOPHER THIS MONDAY: Pages 23 & 24

FOOD: We say goodbye twice at a Frontenac restaurant. First our favorite hostess with a name from 1918 has moved to Oregon after her husband was reassigned. Secondly the special lunch price for very good ribs has vanished. Pages 24 & 25

THIS COULD BE THE START OF SOMETHING BIG: We had to set up this kinescope from a 1958 NBC TV show so younger readers (those under 50) would know who the players were. It is very classic live TV at its best from another era. Pages 25 & 26

For those of you over 70, here is the link without the setup as you should know everyone.

CARTOONS: Pages 27-31

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 324 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 269 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 323 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 268

April 1, 2018 -- 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 DEFICIT GOES UP AS TOWN SQUARE SPENDING GOES UP ANOTHER $62,400: Read the latest in taxpayer money going into the deficit hole. Pages 1-3

REHNQUIST HOME BUILDERS WANTS TOWN AND COUNTRY TO DROP WOODLAND PROTECTION SO HE CAN BUILD 7-HOME SUBDIVISION INSTEAD OF THREE HOMES ON MASON ROAD: See who spoke, read their comments and read how Alderman Fred Meyland-Smith became a horse’s ass (a somewhat regular event.) Pages 3-12

THE LAWSUITS AGAINST REHNQUIST: Read the recent lawsuits filed by residents against Rehnquist for storm water flood damage, cutting off water mains and other damages. Pages 13- 24

DRUNK DRIVER WHO PEED IN HER PANTS, WAS WEAVING ON I-64, DENIED DRINKING BUT REFUSED TO TAKE A BREATH TEST: Pages 25 & 26

TOWN AND COUNTRY ELECTION CONTRIBUTIONS: See how much from who was given to candidates in March. Pages 26 & 27



CONTRACTOR WHO SHOT CHESTERFIELD COUPLE IN BED AND LATER SHOT HIMSELF AFTER POLICE PURSUIT IN ARKANSAS NOW FACING 21 NEW CHARGES INVOLVING THE KIDNAPPING AND SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON HIS WIFE: Read the latest charges direct from the court files. Pages 27-29

CHESTERFIELD WOMAN CHARGED WITH FELONY DWI: It took two years to get the charges filed. Read the case direct from the court files. Pages 29-32

SEVEN MORE DECAMPI SIGNS STOLEN: Pages 31-33

CHESTERFIELD CAMPAIGN MONEY REPORT: See who gave and how much in March. Pages 33-36

NEW SCULPTURE PLACED IN CHESTERFIELD PARKS COMPLEX: See the sculpture, “Saturday’s Distraction” and read how it was obtained. Pages 37 & 38



AND THE COUNCIL THOUGHT BLOW UP PUMPKIN WAS UGLY: If you remember last September the City Council killed the use of several blow up balloons to mark the site of a pumpkin patch at the Taubman Outlet Mall. Meanwhile Peter Wolff was down near the Premium Outlet Mall, not paying his rent, stiffing his employees and writing an Illinois farmer a $27,000 bad check while stealing $79,000 worth of pumpkins. If you thought that was bad see what Carvana wants to put up at the east end of Chesterfield Valley. Pages 38 & 39

HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS CHESTERFIELD MAN IN ONE-CAR ACCIDENT: Page 39

ANITA ROSAMOND IN A CHESTERFIELD EASTER EVE PERFORMANCE: Page 39

FOOD: The Coupon and the lie at Imo’s: Pages 39-42

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Pages 43-45

COMMENT ABOUT THE POLICE: Pages 45 & 46

CARTOONS: Pages 46-51

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 323 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 268 COMBINED EDITION



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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
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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
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

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.
David Cerna and City of
Chesterfield Lawsuit

Ryan Wille Lawsuit Against David Cerna and the City of Chesterfield Charging Sexual and Physical Abuse, July 22, 2016
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
Chesterfield Looses Sales Tax Lawsuit

Click here to download the full story.

Click here to download the entire judgment.
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
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.
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

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
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
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.
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
Wolfe vs. Town and Country

February 23, 2018 – Town and Country police officer Jeffrey Wolfe has filed a lawsuit due to the department demoting him from Sergreant to Corporal over a relationship with officer Lauren Becker.

Download the lawsuit and polygraph results.

Download and read an analysis and opinion of the Wolfe lawsuit from a former Chief of Police.
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


Satchmo's 3-1-18


The Tavern, 1-21-18


Wan Fu Chinese Restaurant, 1-20-18


Russell's Cafe & Bakery Chesterfield, 12-1-17


Rosalita's Cantina, 11-17-17


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