Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Police/courts

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Police/courts

Article excerpt

The following were reported to area police departments or involved action in an area court:

ACCIDENTS

Chesterfield: A 23-year-old resident of Wildwood survived a crash about 1:05 a.m. Friday on Highway 40 (Interstate 64). The driver may be charged with driving while intoxicated. The driver was traveling west on the interstate, near the Timberlake Manor overpass, when his 1992 Ford Explorer struck the shoulder guardrail, flew into the air, flipped over while airborne, landed on its roof and slid into a creek. The man crawled from the wreckage. He was taken to St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, where he was treated and released. Police are awaiting results of blood tests. St. Charles: Two children and a man were injured Friday afternoon in St. Charles when the man's car struck the rear of a bus carrying Jefferson Middle School students, police said. The victims, whose names were unavailable, were taken to Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital with minor injuries. (begin THREE STAR text) The car slid into the rear of the bus, which knocked down a child crossing in front of the bus and slammed another child's hand in the door. (end text) COURT ACTIONS Chesterfield: R. Joseph Olk, an ophthalmologist from Chesterfield, pleaded guilty Friday of cheating on his federal income taxes. U.S. District Judge Donald J. Stohr set Olk's sentencing for May 30 on one count of tax fraud and one count of mail fraud. Olk, 49, was indicted in April on charges he underreported his income and schemed to defraud his former employer, Retina Consultants Ltd. (begin THREE STAR text) The company had given him money to sponsor seminars, courses and conferences. (end text) East St. Louis: Robert Brown, 46, owner of two East St. Louis businesses - The Grub Shop and The Yellow Store - and Grub Shop manager LeMond Jenkins, 30, were convicted Wednesday of federal food stamp fraud that authorities said totaled $428,465. Each faces up to 20 years in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for May 23 before U. …

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