Weird Crime: Incidents That Aren't Family-Friendly
A roundup of odd, unusual and off-the wall crimes compiled from police reports around the St. Louis area.
All in the Family
An unidentified 15-year-old used a gun to hold up a gas station in Chesterfield Aug. 26. He was turned in to police by his father, police said.
A son asked his mother for some money Aug. 23 in the parking lot of Neighbors Credit Union in Fenton after she had cashed her paycheck. He became upset when she refused to give him any money so he stole the money from her hand and ran off.
A 34-year-old St. Peters man was charged with pushing, hitting and kicking his mother Aug. 24, sending her to the hospital for her injuries. His grandmother witnessed the attack. He was charged with third degree domestic assault
Unloaded Gun Was Effective Weapon
A Webster Groves man held four men at bay who were walking up and down his street around 2 a.m. He said he saw them breaking into cars. The homeowner confronted the four men with a 9mm handgun. One of the suspects ran off, but the other three were held at bay until police arrived.
Message Sent and Received
A Warson Woods man man who called police three times Aug. 23-24 to report dogs in his neighborhood being walked without leashes, discovered on Sunday morning Aug. 26 that dog feces had been left on his front porch.