Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Police/courts

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Police/courts

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The following incidents were among those that were reported to police departments in the St. Louis metropolitan area or that involved action in one of the area's courts:

VIOLENT DEATHS

East St. Louis: A St. Clair County grand jury indicted on Friday Willie Clay Jr., 28, of East St. Louis on a charge of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend, Pamela Fitzhugh, 39, at her home in East St. Louis on June 8. Police said he had told them he was angry, because she fell asleep after the couple smoked crack cocaine.

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ACCIDENTS

Highland: A four-truck crash that tied up Interstate 70 near Highland for more than eight hours Friday led to charges against all of the drivers. Illinois State Police said the highway was restricted to one lane westbound from 4 a.m. until early Friday afternoon. Police said none of the drivers was seriously injured when one truck crashed into another parked along the shoulder, starting a chain reaction that wrecked two more parked trucks. The first driver was charged with driving while fatigued and failing to keep current log books; the others were charged with parking where prohibited. The drivers were from Texas, Tennessee and Ohio.

Okawville, Ill.: Michael L. Schoenbeck, 28, of Baldwin, Ill., was killed Thursday when his motorcycle slammed into a backhoe on a road in Washington County. The accident happened about 1 1/2 miles south of Okawville and 45 miles southeast of St. Louis. He was riding south on County Road 13 when the accident happened about 5:20 p.m. Thursday.

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BANK ROBBERIES

Chesterfield: Police arrested Kenneth Betts, 21, of St. Charles on Friday and charged him with robbing the First National Bank at 1700 Clarkson Road in Chesterfield at about 9:20 a.m. In the robbery, a man handed a teller a note and took an undisclosed amount of money. …

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