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Ex-Alderman Newsletter 265 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 210

February 20, 2017 -- After several weeks of very large amounts of Chesterfield news, this week over half of the newsletter deals with Town and Country happenings. If you are interested in only Chesterfield news, we have some bad news. Much of it is intertwined with some of the Town and Country articles. This newsletter had a number of breaking news stories both for Town and Country readers and those in Chesterfield.



MAYOR, CITY ATTORNEY AND ALDERPERSONS IGNORE MISSOURI LAW AND HOLD AN ILLEGAL MEETING: To hell with the public's right to know! To hell with obeying Missouri Law! Read about how the city and alderpersons broke State Law by not posting a meeting, not posting the agenda for the meeting and then taking three votes at the meeting. Read about the meeting and read my complaint to the Attorney General's Office. Pages 1-7

ALD
ERMAN SKIP MANGE CREEPS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE OUT WITH MEAN SNIDE COMMENT DIRECTED AT CITY CLERK ASHLEY MCNAMARA: Read what the old fart said. Pages 7 & 8

THE HORSE CLUB'S INDOOR HORSE ARENA AND RICH PEOPLE WHO CAN'T SMELL STINK: The new stables and indoor riding arena for the super rich Berra family hit a snag. It deals with something in the air. Pages 8-11

A BEAUTIFICATION GRANT GOES ON HOLD AND THEN COMES BACK AT A MUCH LOWER PRICE
: Aldermen from Wards 3 & 4 cut the fat out of a Beautification Grant in Ward 1. Read the details and see where. Pages 12 & 13

FEDERAL ROAD GRANT MONEY STAYS THE SAME, BUT COSTS PAID BY THE CITY KEEP GOING UP FOR BALLAS AND CLAYTON PROJECT: Pages 13 & 14

THE AREA WIDE MUNICIPAL COURT FRAUD: So far only one of three Muni Courts we have contacted has been upfront and provided annual court stats to compare with police stats. If there weren't so many other stories popping up last week, this one would be at the top of our headlines. Pages 14-21

THE POLICE SALES TAX NUMBERS FOR TOWN AND COUNTRY AND CHESTERFIELD: Read some of the interesting numbers of money collected in sales tax if the police sales tax passes and how much will come back to West County cities. Pages 21-23

FIRE CHIEFS: One resigned to take a State job, leaving us to wonder, what was Gov. Greitens thinking when he made this appointment. In the case of the other Fire Chief currently suspended by the Monarch Fire District, he has gone back on the payroll. We point out how a KMOV TV news story was so off base it was not actually journalism. Plus reporter Lauren Trager missed the big story. We didn't. Pages 23-26

FINAL 2017 DEER REPORT IS IN: Read where the 225 deer where killed in the 2017 Town and Country deer management harvest. Pages 26 & 27

DEER CENSUS GOES UP
! This is despite 225 killed in January by rifles and 61 killed in 2016 by motor vehicles. See where the herds are increasing and how many deer per square mile are now in Town and Country. Pages 27-30


DEER TASK FORCE BROUGHT BACK: Mayor Jon Dalton is forming another Deer Task Force to look at the deer problem. They can come and sit on my patio and look at the problem. Read what else Dalton said and who would be on the Task Force. Pages 30 & 31

CHESTERFIELD COUNCILMAN DAN HURT CAN'T KEEP HIS MOUTH FROM SAYING STUPID THINGS: We are happy to point out his latest insult directed at the longest serving department head at City Hall even if he intended it to be good natured. Pages 30 & 31


FOLLOW THE CASH: We look at the contributions received by former Chesterfield Councilman Bruce DeGroot after he was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives. Were these contributions simply little "congratulations" from business, or were they an attempt to buy DeGroot's votes? Pages 32 & 33

CHESTERFIELD POLICE SHUT DOWN AND ARREST PEOPLE TRYING TO RUN THE NEWEST BUSINESS AT CHESTERFIELD MALL: Read the details. Pages 33 & 34

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: See what the coppers and the criminals were up to last week. Pages 35-37

PARKWAY CENTRAL STAR BASKETBALL PLAYER COMES HOME FROM EUROPE TO BE INDUCTED INTO HER COLLEGE SPORTS HALL OF FAME: The former star college player is teaching English and playing in a semi-pro league in Europe. Read who it is and where she is living. Pages 37-39

NEW BUSINESS IN ELLISVILLE FOR LITTLE ONES IS BIG! Page 39

CARTOONS: Pages 40-44

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 265 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 210 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 264 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 209

February 13, 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 JANUARY POLICE ACTIVITY REPORT: Page 1

THE MISSED PARKS COMMISSION MEETING:
  Last minute meeting scheduled when I did not get an email notification cause me to miss the meeting. I made a request for a document and was told there were no documents that everyone spoke of a timeline with an actual written timeline. Pages 1-3



TWO NEW PROPOSED HOMES:  See what is coming. It includes another monster house. Pages  3-5


BIG TREE CUT DOWN IN TREE CITY USA: A surprisingly large tree on a lot in Town and Country met  Paul Bunyan. Pages 5-7

TOWN AND COUNTRY PROSECUTOR TURNS ANOTHER 31-MPH  OVER THE LIMIT INTO A PARKING TICKET: Pages 7 & 8

HOCKEY TENT NOW IN VIOLATION OF SPECIAL USE PERMIT: Of course there was no citation issued. Pages  9 & 10

BBQ OR A HOT DOG STAND WHERE YOUR CAR USED TO GET AN OIL CHANGE Read what the 3-Bay BBQ winter menu is. Pages 10 & 11

DOORACK SCANDAL HITS THE FRONT PAGE OF THE POST-DISPATCH: Pages 12 & 13

COUNCIL VOTES TO RELEASE FORMER CITY ATTORNEY AND CURRENT JUDGE AND PUBLIC RECORDS LAW BREAKER ROB HEGGIE  FOR ATTY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE.  WILL HE TALK TO THE PRESS?  WE DOUBT IT. Read the debate and see who flip-flopped. Pages 13-16

HELP!  I NEED SOME NEWSLETTER STRINGERS TO ATTEND A MEETING WITH THE CITY PROSECUTOR:  Yes, Tim Engelmeyer, who has a good chance to rot in hell for putting his buddy lawyers before the safety and welfare of the public, will presenting a lecture on municipal court at city hall on Feb. 15 at 6 pm.  I can't be there.  But I have 10 cases you could ask him questions about. Pages 16-20

CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO SPEND $150,000 IN UNBUDGETED FUNDS FOR CITY HALL RECORDS STORAGE, BUT WON'T PROVIDE $10,000 SO THE MUNICIPAL COURT CAN MEET SUPREME COURT ORDERS: Page 20

LOGAN ACCUSES MCGUINNESS OF NOT GIVING UP BONE: Much like then Councilman Bob Nation would not give up on the Doorack scandal lease deal, Councilperson Barb McGuinness won't give up on what she considers a huge waste of tax money, The Sports Dome. Read the exchange she had with Randy Logan.  Page 21

WE LOOK AT SOME INTERESTING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS FOR DEREK GRIER: Pages 21 & 22
 
SEE WHO THE BIGGEST POST-ELECTION CONTRIBUTORS IS FOR THE FORMER PINE LAWN JUDGE: Pages 21 & 22

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER PLUS TWO CRIMES OF THE WEEK: Read what the men and women at the Chesterfield Cop Shop had to deal with last week, plus two unusual DWI arrests. Pages 23-26
 
ADDED FACTS:  WE ADDED SOME INFORMATION ABOUT FORMER COUNTY POLICE CHIEF GIL KLEINKNECHT THAT WEST MAGAZINE LEFT OUT:  The County Police have a history of trying to influence local elections.  Read how. Pages 26-29



MUSIC: The Last February Bash! Pages 29 & 30
 
CARTOONS: Pages  31-37

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 264 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 209 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 263 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 208

February 6, 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:

CORRECTION OR BEING MORE UP TO DATE; AN ALTERNATIVE FACT: Page 1

DRIVER WITH REVOKED LICENSE, NO INSURANCE CAUSES ACCIDENT AND THEN FLEES WITH A WITNESS TAKING PHOTOS! Guess what happened to the person in Town and Country Municipal Court? If you are a regular reader the answer should not be a surprise. Pages 1-4

SON WHO STOLE AT LEAST $750,000 FROM HIS PARENTS PLED GUILTY: See what his sentence was. Page 5

A SECRET MEETING ON THE TOWN SQUARE WITH MORE TO COME: Page 6

NEW BUSINESS COMING TO TOWN: The city will go from zero to two specialty cake stores in one year. Page 6

PAIR COMES TO CHESTERFIELD TO STEAL SWEATPANTS. AFTER THE CITY SPENDS A SMALL FORTUNE IN SALARIES AND MANPOWER THE PAIR GETS NO FINE, NO RECORD PROBATIONS: Pages 7-10

EX-BOYFRIEND BREAKS INTO HOUSE DURING FUNERAL OF FORMER GIRLFRIEND'S MOTHER: Some of the cases in Chesterfield get stranger and stranger. Pages 10-12

DEADBEAT ROOMMATE STEALS CAR. SHE ISN'T ARRESTED ON THE AUTO THEFT WARRANT FOR NINE MONTHS: Pages 12-14

CHURCH SIGN VANDALIZED ON WOMEN'S RIGHTS WEEKEND: Page 14

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read where the police calls were last week and why. Pages 15-17

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLUS CHESTERFIELD ART NEWS: Pages 17-22

CHESTERFIELD PARKS: Read how councilpersons want to discriminate in enforcement of Park Rules, discussion of banning drones in parks and over athletic fields, new addition to smoking ban, taking a pass on Highway Information Signs and new Pool Hours for 2017. Pages 23-25

THE TRASH CAN EMAILS CONTINUE: Should emails from a Councilwoman about a non-existent trash can violation be public records. The debate continues. The City Council is likely to decide. Pages 25-30

WILL THE COUNCIL VOTE TO RELEASE FORMER CITY ATTORNEY FROM ANY ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE TO SPEAK TO THE PRESS ON THE DOORACK PROPERTY SCANDAL? Pages 30 & 31

REAL ESTATE: We look at real estate transactions and listings, new and some very old in Huntleigh and Town and Country. Pages 31-34

MUSIC: Page 35

CARTOONS: Pages 36-43

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 263 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 208 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 262 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 207

January 30, 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:

DIVORCE ITALIAN AND TOWN AND COUNTRY STYLE: The big divorce between Giorgio Bucci and Francesca Bucci appears to be over just as soon as the last of the settlement money is handed over. This case had lawyers getting paid in Clayton, MO, Italy, Belgium and Luxemburg. She what Francesca gets and what she gets to lose. Pages 2 & 3

BARBARA ANN HUGHES DROPS OUT OF MAYOR'S RACE: Lobbyist and ethically challenged politician appears to be headed to fourth 4-year term, unless someone mounts a write-in campaign. Pages 6 & 7

2017 LETHAL DEER MANAGEMENT IS OVER: Three weeks of baiting and shooting deer, plus several days of doing questionable census counts are over. We have the figures on the number of deer harvested and where. Plus we compare 2017 to past years. Pages 7 & 8

ANOTHER SPEEDING DRUNK DRIVER, ANOTHER NO-POINTS, NO-FINE PROBATION: If this sounds like a broken record, it is because it is. This time the drunk was speeding and lane weaving in a highway construction zone. Page 1 & 2

TOWN AND COUNTRY CITY PROSECUTOR SPINS HIS REASONS FOR SO MANY DWIs LEAVING THE COURTROOM WITH NO POINTS AND NO FINE: Pages 4 & 5

2016 TOWN AND COUNTRY CRIME STATS: Overall crime is slightly down in Town and Country when comparing 2016 to 2015. Read which crimes dropped and which ones went up. Pages 5 & 6

LOGAN STUDENT WHO KILLED BUDDY IN DWI CRASH WALKS IN AN AMAZING PLEA DEAL. OH YEAH I FORGOT THE TOUGH PART, HE CAN'T GO INTO ANY BARS FOR FIVE YEARS! There were very short tidbits about this story in the Post-Dispatch and on on TV-news. Here you can read the details of what happened. Pages 8-12

FORMER CHESTERFIELD RESIDENT IS A SERIAL CHECK KITER. READ WHAT HER LATEST SENTENCE IS FOR STEALING FROM LOCAL BANKS: Pages 13-16

THIS IS LAW AND ORDER CHESTERFIELD, EPISODE ONE. THE NEXT CASE INVOLVES A PERSON FROM NEW YORK SENT TO ST. LOUIS WITH STOLEN IDENTITIES TO STEAL I-PHONES WITH FAKE CREDIT CARDS: Pages 16-20

LAW & ORDER CHESTERFIELD, EPISODE TWO. HAPPY NEW YEAR GRANDMOTHER AND GRANDFATHER! 23-YEAR STEALS GRANDPARENTS' CAR WHILE THEY ARE ON VACATION: Pages 20 & 21

EITHER HILTON HOTELS AND HOME SUITES ARE MAD AT GOV. GREITENS AND PROTESTING OR SIMPLY HOTEL MANAGERS ARE AMAZINGLY UNOBSERVANT: Page 22

THE 2016 CHESTERFIELD CRIME STATS ARE IN! See what crimes are up and which ones are down. Pages 23 & 24

THIS WEEK'S CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER! See where the police were going and what they were doing last week. Pages 24-26

IT IS DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN! CITY VOTES TO CLOSE RIVER VALLEY ROAD FOR A SECOND TIME: Pages 26 & 27

MAYOR NATION TRIES TO CORRECT A MISTAKE IN ALLOWING OFF AGENDA SPEECHES, BUT MAY HAVE MADE A MISTAKE IN CORRECTING HIMSELF: Read why. Pages 27-29

ATV THIEVES APPEAR TO HAVE A LONG FAMILY HISTORY WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT: The Chesterfield Police recovered all but one of the 11 ATVs stolen over the holidays from the lot of Surdyke. They also made one arrest and are looking for two more. Pages 29-31

HAVE YOU PRICED FIRE APPARATUS RECENTLY? At the last Monarch FPD meeting, bids were opened for some new rolling stock. Read what the prices were. Also read what Board President Rick Gans is pissed about. Pages 31-33

MUSIC: We were out on Monday and Wednesday nights. Read where and if there were any surprises. Pages 33 & 34

WE LOST MARY TYLER MOORE, BUT WE WILL ALWAYS HAVE LAURA AND ROB PETRIE DANCING AND SINGING IN THEIR LIVING ROOM: We have a couple of photos and a YouTube clip worth watching. Pages 34 & 35 or click HERE to watch it now on YouTube.

CARTOONS: Pages 36-41

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 262 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 207 COMBINED EDITION

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 261 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 206

January 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:

BIG SPORTS AND BASEBALL DOME WINS CONTENTIOUS VOTE IN CHESTERFIELD: Fact spinning and misdirection wins, while common sense and watching out for the taxpayers loses. Pages 17-25

TOWN AND COUNTRY GENERATING REVENUE OFF OF TROOPER'S CASE THAT THE COUNTY PROSECUTOR REFUSED TO HANDLE: Missouri Highway Patrol troopers file their traffic citations and criminal charges with the St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office. Sometimes if the County Prosecutor's Office doesn't want to handle a weak case they will send it to the municipality where the offense occurred and see if they want to prosecute the case. When that happens with Town and Country a wealthy suburb suddenly is no better that the little fiefdoms in North County. The local prosecutor isn't looking for justice, he is looking for cash. Pages 1 & 2

DRUNK DAD WITH ONE KID IN THE CAR AND ENROUTE TO PICK UP ANOTHER GETS TOWN AND COUNTRY SPECIAL; A NO-POINTS, NO-FINE DWI: Apparently the fact that children are in the car doesn't sway the Town and Country prosecutor and judge to leave a DWI suspect without an actual DWI conviction on his record. Pages 3 & 4

IT IS AGAINST THE LAW FOR FEDERAL OR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS OR EMPLOYEES TO BE LOBBYISTS. IT IS ONLY UNETHICAL FOR A LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIAL TO ALSO BE A LOBBYIST: I call it the Dalton two-Step. The Town and Country mayor is now the president and CEO of of lobbying firm. Read all about it! Pages 4-7

DEER WHACKO FILES TO RUN AGAINST LOBBYIST FOR TOWN AND COUNTRY MAYOR: Nobody would step up to run against ethically challenged Jon Dalton as he tried for 16 years in office, until the last minute. Then a familiar face filed to run. Pages 7 & 8

DEER CULLING AFTER WEEK TWO: Read the number of deer killed and processed with meat going to food pantries after two weeks. We break down the culling by wards. Pages 8 & 9

BEAUTIFICATION GRANTS
! Read where the five Town and Country beautification grants are going in 2017. Page 9

MORE ACCIDENTS ON EAST SIDE OF MASON ROAD WHERE ALDERMAN LYNN WRIGHT AND PARKS COMMISSION WANT THE CLAYTON ROAD TO QUEENY PARK TRAIL TO BE LOCATED: See how five off-road accidents in less than a year were all in the same spot. Pages 9-12

TOWN AND COUNTRY'S CONTRACT FIRE SERVICE CONTINUES TO REFUSE TO RELEASE THE ORIGIN AND CAUSE OF DECEMBER HOUSE FIRE
: Read what they have sent me in response to my requests and later what the Fire Chief told me. Pages 12-14

CAR CLOUTERS SKIP THE RICH PEOPLES' CAR AND BREAK IN TO A WORKER'S CAR: You might think if someone would break into cars at a golf country club they would pick members' cars and not employees. See the images of the thief and his car. Pages 14 & 15

ONE OF CHESTERFIELD'S BAD BOYS' DEATH WAS CAUSED BY A DRUG OVERDOSE: Read who and by what drugs. See how of Courts, starting with the Chesterfield City Court refused to address this kid's clear problem. Some convictions and a little time in jail might have helped. Remember Tim Allen spent some time in the Michigan prison system on drug charges and his life seem to turn out all right. Pages 16 & 17

FIND ANOTHER EXCUSE! COUNCILWOMAN WANTS TO RELEASE FORMER CITY ATTORNEY FROM "ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE" ON THE DOORACK SCANDAL: Barb McGuinness reported to the Council that former city attorney and current Assoc. Circuit Judge Rob Heggie is refusing to answer a Post-Dispatch reporter's questions about the Doorack lease scandal claiming he can't breach "Attorney-Client Privilege." She wants to take that excuse away. Pages 25 & 26

TURMOIL IN GREEN TRAILS SUBDIVISIONS: This is a complicated story that we tried to simplify. Pages 26-28

37-YEAR-OLD ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING: He was fined 2 1/2 times what the cell phone he tried to shoplift was worth. Pages 28 & 29

RANDY LOGAN AGAIN WAITS UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE AND THEN FILES TO RUN AGAINST CHESTERFIELD MAYOR BOB NATION: Smart ass Randy had to file if he wanted his very rude statement to Nation in 2015 to have a chance in coming true. Pages 29-31

THE REST OF THE RACES ARE SET
: See who is running in what wards for the Chesterfield City Council and what two incumbents have no opposition. Pages 31 & 32

CANDIDATES IN CONTESTED RACES WITH CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES MUST NOW FILE ONLINE: All local candidates that plan to spend more than $1,000 must have a campaign committee and that committee along with contributions must be filed online with the Missouri Ethics Commissions. Page 33

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read what the police had to deal with last week. Also it was a bad week for retail stores. Pages 34 & 35

WEBSTER GROVES FUZZY'S TACO TIP JAR THIEF FROM WEST COUNTY: Here is a follow up to the Fuzzy's Fuzz running down a tip jar thief. Page 36

NEW SECURITY AGENT TRAINING UPDATE
: Pages 38 & 39

MUSIC: Two weeks ago our adage of "You never know who will come and play with Jim Manley at Sasha's in Clayton" was very true. See what internationally known musician showed up. Pages 36-38

CARTOONS
: Pages 39-45

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 261 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 206 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 260 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 205

January 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:

DEER NEWS: Read how many deer were shot and killed by ward in the first week of lethal deer culling by firearms. Also see how many deer were killed by motor vehicles in 2016 by ward. Pages 1 & 2

OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT MEETS WITH DEER PROTESTERS: See their signs and read the unusual comments they had. Pages 3-5

MEDIA: One TV station had misinformation given to the reporter by the president of the Town and Country Board of Aldermen Skip Mange. Pages 5 & 6

2016 TOWN AND COUNTRY POLICE ACTIVITY AND DECEMBER 2016 STATS:
Page 6

94 MPH APPARENTLY ISN'T THAT FAST FOR TOWN AND COUNTRY PROSECUTOR: A woman with multiple past speeding offenses plus an outstanding warrant on a Trooper case gets the No-Fine, No-Points deal on a Town and Country charge. Pages 6 & 7

BE HEARD! IF YOU THINK MUNICIPAL COURT CHARGE AND DWI REDUCTIONS ARE DANGEROUS AND UNFAIR BE HEARD!
The Town and Country Police Commission has "Municipal Court" on the agenda for Tuesday January 17, 2017 at 7pm at City Hall. The Town and Country prosecutor Ed Sluys will be there probably defending charge reduction to "Illegal Parking" and DWI getting No Points and No Fines.

Come out and hear the excuses and be heard or send an email asking the Police Commissioners to read your thoughts. Send an email to either or both Alderman Gussie Crawford and/or Police Chief Pat Kranz. Both can get your emails to the commissioners.

CrawfordGB@town-and-country.org

kranzpw@town-and-country.org

CANDIDATE IN WARD 3 HAD A TOUGH TIME WITH THE NOVEMBER ELECTION RESULTS: See how I know this. Page 8

FORMER STUDENT MIZZOU STUDENT FROM CLARKSON VALLEY CONVICTED OF CREDIT CARD THEFT AND FORGERY: Pages 8-10

ANOTHER CHESTERFIELD RESIDENT CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING AFTER CAUSING AN ACCIDENT: See who it is and where the accident happened. Pages 10-12

FORMER DISGRACED POST-DISPATCH EDITOR AND PATCH.COM REGIONAL EDITOR ATTACKS CHESTERFIELD CITY COUNCILPERSONS ON THEIR VOTE TO OPPOSE THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS REJOINING ST. LOUIS COUNTY: He is joined by a local kid on a similar quest. Pages 13-20

SUPREME COURT'S OFFICE OF CHIEF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL REFUSES TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST FORMER CHESTERFIELD CITY ATTORNEY ROB HEGGIE: Read the response to my complaint. Pages 20 & 21

WE FILE AN OPEN RECORDS/SUNSHINE COMPLAINT WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE OVER THE CITY OF CHESTERFIELD HIDING THE DOORACK LEASE DEAL RECORDS FROM THE PUBLIC FOR SEVEN YEARS: Read the complaint. Pages 22-24

THE HANGER BAR HAS BEEN SOLD: The previous owner doesn't want anyone to know. Pages 25 & 26

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: Read what the Chesterfield men and women in blue were dealing with in the first full week of 2017 and see who they arrested for a burglary and car theft. Pages 26-29

TIP JAR THIEF CAUGHT BY EMPLOYEES AFTER A FOOT CHASE: We have written several times about tip jars being stolen from Chesterfield and Town and Country businesses. However, I was present on Thursday night when a tip jar thief was captured by young employees of a Webster Groves taco restaurant who chased him into the dark. Read what happened and see the Fuzzy's Fuzz. Pages 29 & 30

THINGS WE DID NOT HAVE ROOM FOR PART TWO: We did not have room in November or December, so we are squeezing it in now. We looked at some of the winners and one specific loser in the Town and Country Photo Contest. Pages 30-39

QUEENY PARK BUILDING REPAIR SCHEDULED, BUT MAYBE NOT SOON ENOUGH: Pages 39 & 40

KIRKWOOD FRESH THYME WILL EVENTUALLY OPEN: Read when. Page 40

NEWSLETTER SECURITY AGENT TRAINING CONTINUES: Page 41

CARTOONS: Pages 41-45

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 260 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 205 COMBINED EDITION
Ex-Alderman Newsletter 259 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 204

January 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:

DOORACK SCANDAL DOESN'T STOP, CITY ADMITS ACCIDENTALLY NOT PROVIDING FOUR DOORACK DOCUMENTS TO OUR LATEST SUNSHINE OPEN RECORDS REQUEST: Secret meeting minutes show that a month after voting down a new appraisal, the Council decided to spend $4,000 to do one. The current City Attorney tells the council how former City Attorney gave them bad legal advice and more. If you have not been following our coverage of this huge waste of taxpayers' money and violation of state laws, this might not be you cup of tea. Also look for a Post-Dispatch front page story on the Doorack scandal that should be out soon. Pages 9-18

CHESTERFIELD MAN ARRESTED OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS AFTER BEING CHARGED EARLY IN DECEMBER WITH MULTIPLE COUNTS STATUTORY RAPE AND SODOMY: Read the court statement of charges. One crime had been going on for a number of years starting when the victim was 12. Pages 18-20

CHESTERFIELD DEPARTMENT HEAD RESIGNS; SHE IS HEADING WEST: The Director of Planning, one of my favorites at City Hall, handed in her resignation on January 3, 2017. See where she is headed. Page 24

DRIVING WHILE POOR: The Driving While Suspended charge in Town and Country against Morristine Kimble is a good example of Driving While Poor. Pages 1 & 2

NEW DESIGN FOR A HOUSE IN TOWN AND COUNTRY AFTER THE ORIGINAL JUST GOT APPROVED: See what is different. Pages 3 & 4

SPEEDER WHO ASSAULTED CHESTERFIELD POLICE OFFICER LEAVES COURT WITH A LITTERING CONVICTION: Oh he pled guilty to assaulting a police officer but was placed on a no-fine no-sentence probation term that will be erased. So much for supporting police officers in Chesterfield! Read the details. Pages 4-6

A DECEMBER 1, 2016 CRASH IN OVERLAND, MO LANDS CHESTERFIELD MAN WITH FIFTH DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATE-DRUGGED ARREST: It wasn't the booze this time, it was the pills and heroin. Read who and the details. Pages 6-9

POLICE BLOTTER FOLLOW UPS: We checked on recent Chesterfield Police Blotter incidents. One was an assault by a fellow employee with a knife. The other was two shoplifters assaulting and injuring two police officers. Pages 20-24

THIS WEEK'S CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER! We check and see how the Chesterfield Police ushered in the New Year. Pages 25-27

MEDIA: Where is An-Car-A? Page 27

TRUTH IN ADVERTISING: We try and fit ad copy for the Jon Dalton Nursing Home known as Stonecrest Senior Living with reality. Pages 27-29

SECURITY AGENT TRAINING UPDATE: Pages 29 & 30

THINGS WE DID NOT HAVE ROOM FOR: Due to breaking news in our West County World there were a number of features we planned to use over the last two months of 2016 that we never got around to. Here are some of them from around Veterans Day to New Year's Day. We will have more next week. Pages 30-35

CARTOONS: Pages 36-39

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 259 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 204 COMBINED EDITION


January 4, 2017 -- It's time to take a look at some notable cases from the Drunks and Thieves files. These are among the stories in our Drunks and Thieves New Years 2017 edition:

CHESTERFIELD POLICE SAVE THE DAY AND GET BACK WEDDING RINGS FROM ST. LOUIS PAWN SHOP!
The family handy man stole $14,000 worth of rings that he pawned for $1,100. He denied stealing anything but confessed after he was shown something by detectives. Pages 1-3

DRUNK DRIVER WEAVING ACROSS THREE LANES OF I-270, REFUSES TO TAKE BREATH TEST THEN LEAVES COURTHOUSE CONVICTED OF ILLEGAL PARKING, PLUS ON A NO-FINE, NO-POINTS PROBATION FOR DWI: Apparently the Alderpersons in Town and Country either don't see this as a problem or they don't have the guts to try to stop this. Pages 3 & 4

CLARKSON VALLEY DRUG ADDICT AND SERIAL THIEF, FORGER, DWI DRIVER AND SHOPLIFTER GETS FINES AND PROBATION IN TOWN AND COUNTRY AND CHESTERFIELD: Read about Anthony Squitieri and his accomplice as they get caught in two cities. As usual the Chesterfield prosecutor refuses to actually prosecute him, he just reduces charges. Pages 4-10

LOGAN STUDENT FROM OHIO ARRESTED FOR SPEEDING AND DWI: The Town and Country Prosecutor and a County judge make sure he gets a no-points, no-fine probation term, despite refusing to take a breath test and being a general all round jerk. Pages 10-12

ANOTHER TOWN AND COUNTRY DRUNK DRIVER GIVEN NO-FINE, NO-POINTS PROBATION AND CONVICTED TWICE OF SOMETHING HE DID NOT DO; PARK ILLEGALLY: It just doesn't stop. The safety of the public comes long after taking care of lawyers who represent drunk drivers. City prosecutors almost never put on a trial. They just deal this stuff away. Pages 12 & 13

DRUNK DRIVING MISSOURI BAPTIST UNIVERSITY STUDENT TURNED INTO A ILLEGAL PARKING MENACE: She was clearly drunk and refused to take a breath test, but got taken care of by the Town and Country Prosecutor. Pages 13 & 14

VERY DRUNK DRIVER IN A HIGHWAY WORK ZONE GETS THE NO-POINTS, NO-FINE DWI PROBATION BUT IS FOUND GUILTY OF TWO MOVING VIOLATIONS: Read why. Pages 15-17

GOOD RULE TO LIVE BY; IF YOU ARE DRUNK AND HIGH DON'T PASS ANY VEHICLES ON THE INTERSTATE SINCE ONE OF THEM COULD BE MARKED POLICE CAR: Musician heading home from gig where he had been drinking decided to smoke some weed and then pass a marked police car at 20 mph over the limit. Pages 17-19

BANK QUICK CHANGE ARTIST ASKS FOR CHANGE FOR A $100 BILL AND LEAVES WITH $750: Town and Country detectives apparently make a deal that helped solve a number of other crimes. County Circuit Judge goes easy on long time criminal with a pending armed robbery charge against him. Pages 19-22

HANDY MAN II: The Chesterfield Police and especially the detective unit is getting to be very good at recovering property stolen by handy men. In this case they got all the property back and the suspect got 10 years in prison. Pages 22-26

THERE ARE NUMEROUS VICTIMS IN CHESTERFIELD'S WARD 4 THANKS TO A TRIO OF THIEVES. WHAT DOES THE WARD-4 COUNCILMAN DO? OF COURSE HE REPRESENTS ONE OF THE THIEVES: The trio hit 17 stores in the region before being caught in Chesterfield. Pages 26-30

THE EIGHT SIGNS OF BEING REALLY IMPAIRED! THE POLICE ARE CALLED TO THE SCENE WHERE A WOMAN HAD CRASHED HER CAR AND BLOWN OUT A TIRE: Read how things went after the arrival of the police. I think everyone can see how screwed up and dangerous this person was, except for one. That would be Chesterfield City Prosecutor Tim Engelmeyer who reduced the charge. Pages 30-32

DAUGHTER STEALS $28,000 FROM PARENTS IN CREDIT CARD FRAUD: Drugs, the love of casinos and Imo's Pizza caused woman to steal from her Chesterfield parents. Pages 32-34

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE DRUNKS AND THIEVES NEW YEARS 2017 SPECIAL EDITION.

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 258 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 203

January 2, 2017 -- It's time for the first newsletter of the new year! Among the items in this week's edition:

94 MPH ON I-270 AT 10:55 ON A TUESDAY NIGHT IS ALSO ILLEGAL PARKING ON A RESIDENTIAL STREET IN TOWN AND COUNTRY: Some things never change! Pages 1 & 2

98 MPH ON I-64 IS NORMALLY CONSIDERED EXCESSIVE SPEEDING BUT TO TOWN AND COUNTRY PROSECUTOR IT IS A NO-FINE NO-POINTS VIOLATION VIOLATION: The guy driving is a Ladue HS grad and an engineer. Apparently 38 MPH over the limit does not equal a safety concern to this smart guy! Pages 2 & 3

CHRONIC DRUNK DRIVER FROM BALLWIN ARRESTED FOR FIFTH DWI AFTER CRASHING INTO A UTILITY POLE ON MASON RIDGE AND MASON ROAD: Felony Drunk Driving charges are issued in November after the September crash next to elementary school. Pages 3-7

HOUSE FIRE FORCES TOWN AND COUNTRY FAMILY OUT OF HOME FOR CHRISTMAS: The Fire District has not announced an origin and cause of the fire. However it started in the basement. The Fire Marshall and police detectives still have an an open investigation nine days after the fire. Pages 7 & 8

SUSPECTS SHOOT AT ST. LOUIS POLICE OFFICERS. CAR CHASE THEN ENDS IN TOWN AND COUNTRY MEDICAL BUILDING PARKING GARAGE: Pages 8 & 9

TIP JAR THIEVES; THE GRINCHES THAT STOLE CHRISTMAS AT STARBUCKS: Pages 10-12

PLANNING AND ZONING CONTINUES DEVELOPER'S PRELIMINARY PLAT FOR NEW SUBDIVISION ON MASON ROAD: The new subdivision on Mason Road was the big issue at the P&Z meeting, but Fred Meyland-Smith got red in the face over a baseball scoreboard. Pages 12-17

ADULT SON PISSED AT MOM GOES TO PRISON AFTER ALMOST BURNING DOWN AN APARTMENT BUILDING: He was already on probation for a Burglary First Degree in Kirkwood. Then there was the fire in Chesterfield. Pages 17-20

SEX PERVERT PLEADS GUILTY VIDEOING UP WOMEN'S SKIRTS WHILE SELLING THEM SHOES: Pages 20 & 21

WE FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST THE FORMER CHESTERFIELD CITY ATTORNEY AND CURRENT ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT JUDGE FOR VIOLATING THE MISSOURI OPEN RECORDS LAW FOR SIX YEARS: Read our complaint. Pages 22-24

CHESTERFIELD WOMAN HIGH ON CRACK GIVES HER BABY AWAY AND HER CAR: She then lies to the police where and when it happened. She also has charges pending in Town and Country. Pages 25-27

CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER: See who was naughty and who was nice Christmas Week. Pages 28-30

MONARCH FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT NEWS: Two woman are honored for helping save woman at Chesterfield Valley restaurant, there is a new Worker's Comp carrier and no more having to lift fat people into the ambulance. Pages 30 & 31

THE BLATANT DISCRIMINATION CONTINUES: If you have the wrong zip code you are apparently not going to be wearing the crown. Page 31

THE GOOD AND BAD OF 2016! We remind readers of some of the things that were good and some that were bad over the last year. Pages 32-43

CARTOONS: Pages 43-45

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 258 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 203 COMBINED EDITION


December 27, 2016 -- It's time for the Christmas 2016 Edition of Drunks and Thieves. Among the stories in this edition:

CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE, DRIVING 102 MPH WHILE DRUNK IS HERE: It was a Christmas Miracle! Someone actually convicted of DWI with no phony No-Points-No-Fine Conviction. Pages 1-3

WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T DO IF YOUR ARE DWI: DON'T ALMOST REAR END OF POLICE CAR, SWERVE AT THE LAST MINUTE AND THEN GO THROUGH A RED LIGHT: It is his third DWI and he is 3-times over the legal limit. Pages 3-8

SPEEDING DRUNK DRIVER, WITH A PRIOR, REFUSED BREATH TEST AND GETS NO-FINE, NO-POINTS DWI PROBATION THAT HAS ALREADY VANISHED: Apparently the Town and Country prosecutor doesn't believe in second chances. He is into third chances with special deals. Pages 9 & 10

WOMAN WITH A DWI PENDING IS DRUNK, PASSES OUT CRASHES, IS OVER THE LIMIT ON A BREATH TEST AND THEN GETS CHESTERFIELD DEAL FOR REPEAT DRUNK DRIVERS WITH THE RIGHT LAWYER: Pages 10-13

ORIGINALLY FROM TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, NOW FROM NEW YORK; HE CAME TO ST. LOUIS TO DO CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WITH STOLEN AND CLONED CREDIT CARDS: St. Louis County Judge sends a message to other New York thieves; Come on Down to St. Louis! Pages 13-15

LYING SHOPLIFTER GIVEN A NO-FINE, NO-RECORD PROBATION AFTER CONFESSING TO SHOPLIFTING ONCE, BUT FORGETTING TO MENTION SHOPLIFTING THE DAY BEFORE: Ballwin man learning that nothing much happens to you in West County Muni Courts if you hire a lawyer. Pages 15-17

WOMAN BEING EVICTED FROM APARTMENT DOESN'T PAY ALL OF HER HOTEL BILL: Read what happens to someone without a lawyer. Pages 17 & 18

NEW EMPLOYEE AT MACY'S JUST LOVED ALL THE NICE THINGS IN THE STORE, SHE JUST DIDN'T LIKE PAYING FOR THEM: Pages 18-21

DRUNK DRIVER DOING 107 MPH GETS THE "SPECIAL NO-FINE, NO-POINTS PROBATION" FROM FRONTENAC JUDGE: Pages 21-23

DRUG ADDICTS AND SERIAL THIEVES STAY ONE STORE TOO LONG IN CHESTERFIELD VALLEY: Jail time resulted for two addicts deciding to hit one more store in Chesterfield Valley before going back to North County and North City. Pages 23-26

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND READ DRUNKS AND THIEVES CHRISTMAS 2016 EDITION.

Ex-Alderman Newsletter 257 &
Unapproved Chesterfield Newsletter 202

December 26, 2016 -- 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 LAWYER CAUGHT STEALING DOCUMENTS FROM A COURT FILE IS USING THE "CONTINUE THE CASE LONG ENOUGH AND MAYBE THE WITNESSES WILL DIE" DEFENSE: Read how the case is going into its third year. Read what other court trouble he has been facing. Pages 1-3

THE BACKYARD HOCKEY RINK AND TENT THAT HAVE NEIGHBORS UPSET: Read and see what the fuss is about and if you think it is worth the trouble. Pages 3-5

TOWN AND COUNTRY NOVEMBER DEER V VEHICLE REPORT: Read where and when vehicles are saying good bye to deer. Pages 5 & 6

MEET NEW WARD TWO RESIDENT: Page 7

NEW DOORACK INFORMATION AND CITY OF CHESTERFIELD FAILS HONESTY TEST: On December 6, 2016 we filed a new Missouri Sunshine Open Records Request 27 days after the City Council voted to make all Doorack Lease Documents open to the public. Read what we got and what we didn't get. Pages 7-11

FORMER COUNCILMAN PROVIDES SOME INSIDE INFORMATION ON THE HOW THE DOORACK DEAL WENT DOWN:
A former city councilman who voted for the Doorack Lease and $1,000,000 option to buy sent me an email giving some of the inside background on what was happening in 2009. Pages 11 & 12

CHESTERFIELD PROSECUTOR DROPS CHARGES AGAINST IMPAIRED WOMAN WHO DROVE CHILD TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: But a Circuit Judge found enough evidence to uphold the suspension of her drivers' license for failure to take a breath test. Pages 13-15

SMALL CASE TURNS INTO A BIG DEAL WHEN A CHESTERFIELD PROSECUTOR DOES NOT PROVIDE EMAILS FROM ELECTED OFFICIAL ABOUT THE CASE
AND CITY REFUSES TO PROSECUTE SIMILAR CASES: See what happens when you try and defend yourself over a citation about where you keep your trash cans. Pages 15-21

READER POINTS OUT HOW CITY OF CHESTERFIELD VIOLATED MISSOURI OPEN MEETINGS LAW IN DEALING WITH CARDINAL MANAGER MIKE MATHENY: Pages 21 & 22

ZONING LAWYER WHO REPRESENTS BIG BUSINESS AND BULLIES HOMEOWNERS DIES: Four days after he appeared before the Chesterfield Planning Commission attorney John King, 79, died of a heart attack. While the Post-Dispatched praised him, I had a different take on him. Pages 23-26

CHESTERFIELD NOVEMBER CRIME AND POLICE ACTIVITY STATS: See what the crooks and cops were up to in November. Page 27

WARD TWO CITY COUNCIL RACE GET CROWDED AS THIRD PERSON FILES. Read who. Page 28

BRUCE DEGROOT REFUSES TO RESIGN FROM COUNCIL UNTIL JUST BEFORE HE IS SWORN IN AS A STATE REP: We suggest that residents make him earn his pay and include him with any questions or complaints. We included his email address and his cell phone number. Pages 28 & 29

CHESTERFIELD MAN WITH 8 PRIOR DWI ARRESTS KICKED OT OF SPECIAL PROGRAM AND GIVEN FULL CONVICTION: Read what happened to Chesterfield resident Roy Garozzo who works in Town and Country. His license is very revoked. We have the photos of his cars. Plus he re-titled the cars under a LLC name that is very interesting for a Chronic Drunk Driver. Pages 28-33

WEEKLY CHESTERFIELD POLICE BLOTTER
: Read where the cops were going last week and what they were doing. Page 33-35

NEWSLETTER SECURITY AGENT TRAINING UPDATE: Page 35

MEDIA
: An interesting change at the Post-Dispatch. Pages 35 & 36

MUSIC
: Take some time and watch some Christmas fun provided by the United States Air Force band and Chorus last Christmas time at Union Station in Washington, DC. Pages 36 & 37

https://www.youtube.com/embed/khQN5ylb3H0?rel=0

And here is a link to a very swinging Christmas medley:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYiWw0pUh_U&feature=youtu.be

Dean Christopher was funny as ever in his latest Rat-Pack Monday performance. Pages 37 & 38

See Anita and have some lunch on Christmas Eve. Page 38

FOOD: 50 years and still some of the best burgers in St. Louis. For the best burgers we go to O'Connell's Pub. Pages 38-41

CARTOONS: Pages 41-46

THESE STORIES AND MORE IN JOHN HOFFMANN'S EX-ALDERMAN NEWSLETTER 257 AND UNAPPROVED CHESTERFIELD NEWSLETTER 202 COMBINED EDITION


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Doorack Scandal:
Special Report


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
The Big Sports Properties Deal

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



Listed by date, newest first
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, February 12, 2016

White Buffalo Final Report: Town & Country Deer Distance Sampling Population Estimate, February 12, 2016
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


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.
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

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 3-20-16.
 

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.

 
Restaurant Reviews
Listed by date, newest first


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


Brick Top'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


Riverbend, 12-1-14


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