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Week in Review: Barber Shop Shooting, 14 Named to School Task Force and Sex Trafficking

We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on the four St. Charles County Patch sites—St. Charles Patch, St. Peters Patch, O'Fallon Patch and Wentzville Patch.

Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around St. Charles County? Not to worry. Patch has your back.

In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the four St. Charles County Patch sites — St. Charles PatchSt. Peters PatchO'Fallon Patch and Wentzville Patch — over the last few days:

  • A barber shop shooting showed up in Wentzville's police blotter.
  • Patch counted down the top news stories from the past year in St. Charles County. Among those stories were .
  • St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith appointed Rod Herrmann to fill the vacant Ward 8 city council seat on Thursday. 
  • St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann recently .
  • Following the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, should we expect to see stricter laws regarding gun purchases in the United States?
  • Patch recapped the most talked about stories of 2012, which included .
  • Kimberly Ritter, of Nix Conference & Meeting Management, won the Director’s Community Leadership Award for her work in sex trafficking awareness.
Bob Smith December 31, 2012 at 02:39 PM
St. Peters Police Department courageously apprehended a single mother school teacher at her home this Sunday morning. She missed her court date for a minor traffic incident. A warrant was issued for her arrest in St. Louis County. St. Peters Police took the initiative to hunt down the St. Louis County fugitive before she could make it to church and cuff her in front her neighbors. Some may say that St. Peters police are harassing their own taxpaying/voting citizens at their homes in order to inflate the adult arrest statistics before the 2012 Department Annual Report. Some may call it busy work for a police department with an excessive budget. We call it heroism! St. Peters can sleep soundly knowing Chief Thomas A. Bishop is at the helm!

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