Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Three people escaped the two-alarm blaze, but firefighters say the home is a complete loss.
Three people were able to escape a house fire in Barnhart Wednesday morning. The two-alarm fire broke out around 9 a.m. in the 2100 block of Birchwood Dr., said Glenn Nivens, deputy chief of the Antonia Fire Protection District. The fire appears to have started under the deck of the home. An off-duty Jefferson County Sheriff's officer was on his way to work when he saw smoke, Nivens said. The officer went to the home, saw the fire in the back of the house and knocked on the front door. Nobody answered, so he kicked in the door. "Fortunately, the three people inside escaped unharmed just minutes earlier and ran to a neighbor's house," Nivens said. "The home is a complete loss." Firefighters with the Rock Community, Mehlville, Eureka, …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Gregory A. Turnbo has pleaded guilty to the charge and could spend up to 10 years in prison, according to the "Arnold-Imperial Leader."
A Jefferson County Judge has sentenced a Barnhart man to 10 years in prison for attempting to make meth last March. Gregory A. Turnbo pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced on Feb. 11, according to an article in the Arnold-Imperial Leader. It is possible that he could be released earlier if he completes a two-year treatment program. Read the full story on the Leader's website.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. Arrests or charges mentioned in this report do not indicate convictions.
Monday, Feb. 25 A black 2007 Honda Accord was reported stolen from a driveway on Lombard Lane in Imperial between midnight and 6 a.m. The owner told police that he had a spare set of keys to the Honda in another vehicle in his driveway, and that those keys were missing from that vehicle. Police received another call from a resident on Lombard Lane about a Velociraptor scanner stolen from a man's locked work truck. The victim told police the scanner belonged to his employer. While conducting an area canvass, the officer ran into two other residents who had items stolen from their vehicles. A woman said she was missing an IPOD charger cable and a man told police he was missing a large speaker box containing two 12-inch speakers. Officers …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Numerous big ticket items, including TVs, a motorcycle, curio cabinets, tool boxes and more, were reported stolen from a storage shed on Old Highway 21.
Numerous items were reported stolen from a storage shed a facility on Old Highway 21 on Dec. 19, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. The items included: three flat screen TVs, a king-sized mattress, two curio cabinets; five or six tool boxes; several battery operated Dewalt tools; eight to 10 boxes of Harley parts; two traffic stop lights; a 1970 Harley Davidson FLH; and several boxes of motorcycle parts. A witness told police he saw a man moving items from the storage shed to a black pickup truck. He was able to provide police with the license number of the truck. Deputies seized two padlocks and are continuing to investigate.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Almost $7,000 was reported stolen after a woman invited family members over to her Barnhart home after her husband's funeral.
Almost $7,000 was reported stolen after a Barnhart woman invited family members over to her house after her husband's funeral on Nov. 10. The victim told officers with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department that she noticed several items missing after family members left her home on Meadowbrook Drive. Among the items were $600 in cash and several pieces of jewelry, including a man's gold wedding band. The woman said she had received a call from her niece who told her who had taken the money and jewelry. Police tried to make contact with the individual to no avail.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Veterinarians found the owners' information on a computer chip placed in the dog.
A little boy from Fenton, his family, a Webster Groves veterinarian and a computer chip helped reunite a much beloved dog with its Barnhart owners after four years. The boy saw the dog, a Terrier mix, in Fenton a few times, the stltoday.com website reports. The boy's family caught the dog because it looked thin and brought it to the Webster Groves Animal Hospital. While examining the dog, hospital staff found the computer chip and its owners' contact information to a land-line phone. The family disconnected the landline phone service after the terrier was lost, the website reports, but requested call to the landline service be forwarded to a personal business phone number. To read about the family's emotional reunion with their dog, …