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Heroin Overdoses Reported in Target Parking Lot in Arnold

Here is a list of drug- and alcohol-related incidents the Arnold Police Department handled for the period ending April 28.

Questions about this report may be directed to Ryan Martin at ryan.martin@patch.com.

Wednesday, April 24

  • A 27-year-old St. Louis man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in the area of Vogel and West Outer roads. He was released to a sober driver, police report.
  • A 29-year-old St. Louis man was arrested on suspicion of driving with a suspended license and for possession with intent to manufacture methamphetamine. A 28-year-old St. Louis woman also was arrested on suspicion of possession. The incident occurred in the 3500 block of Jeffco Boulevard. 

Friday, April 26

  • At 11:58 a.m., a 38-year-old Arnold woman was arrested at Walgreens on suspicion of trying to obtain prescription medication using a fraudulent prescription. 
  • Two people overdosed on heroin in the parking lot of Target around 3:50 p.m. Police arrived after a shopper called in the incident. A 19-year-old Imperial woman and 21-year-old Arnold man both overdosed. A third person—a 22-year-old Arnold man—was present but didn't overdose. One person was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center and the other two were arrested. 

Sunday, April 28

  • At 12:50 a.m., a 42-year-old Arnold man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The arrest happened in the area of Fox Pointe Drive after he was involved in a vehicle accident.

For more crime information on Arnold Patch, please see the following articles:

  • Why You Shouldn't Leave an Unlocked Vehicle in an Open Garage
  • Jefferson County's Most Wanted Fugitive List
  • Leads Coming in on 20-Year-Old Arnold Homicide Case
jerry May 12, 2013 at 02:32 PM
This should be called Arnold trash, not the Arnold patch. There never seems to be anything positive with this website, if would have known that I would get daily emails on what bad things happened in Arnold each day.... What a joke
CitizenJane May 12, 2013 at 05:04 PM
This "news" is usually at least two or three weeks old. Why bother?

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