Monday, March 4, 2013

Photos: Top Ten Worst St. Louis Crimes in February, 2013

Posted By on Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 6:00 AM

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February may be the shortest month of the year, but in the St. Louis metro area, the month was not short on crime. Within city limits, there have now been a total of twenty homicides in 2013 -- and some notable incidents of violent crime over the last thirty days.

Here at Daily RFT, we try to closely catalogue crime plaguing the city -- and have for you today a grim roundup of the worst cases of the last month. Our list also comes one day before the mayoral primary election in St. Louis -- a heated race in which crime has been a central point of debate.

10. The Sex Toy Thief


Michael Stout, 19, sneaks into people's private homes when they aren't there and steals very bizarre things, including women's clothing, used feminine hygiene products, sex toys -- and more. At least those are the findings of Warren County police, who were able to track down Stout and arrest him after a 16-year-old girl came home early from school and found him in her bathroom.

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9. Violent "Disagreement" at MetroLink Station


Charles Campbell, 33, and Akira Edmonds, 24, spent a Tuesday night last month hanging out -- and ended up at the Laclede's Landing MetroLink station at the end of the evening.

After some sort of "disagreement," police say Edmonds fired shots at his acquaintance -- who was found dead on the platform a short while later.

Continue for more St. Louis crimes in February 2013.

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