Saturday, January 12, 2013
St. Peters and O'Fallon police are looking for three people who they believe have used fake $100 bills at Walgreens stores in St. Charles County.
O'Fallon and St. Peters Police are looking for three suspects accused of passing counterfeit bills at numerous Walgreens stores in St. Charles County, including one in St. Charles. St. Peters Police received calls from two Walgreens stores about counterfeit $100 bills being passed on Jan. 4. In both instances, the male suspects purchased approximately $200 worth of items and with the counterfeit money. Later the female suspect would return to the store, return the items, and receive money back. At this time, St. Peters Police believe the suspects are involved in six incidences at various Walgreens stores in the St. Charles area. St. Charles Police are not involved in the investigation at this time. The Walgreens store in St. Charles only …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
If parents aren't willing to pay a few more bucks for Huggies, then many may decide to go with cloth diapers.
Moms and dads of infants might have to shell out a few extra dollars in coming months with an expected worldwide diaper shortage. According to STLMoms.com, an explosion at a Japanese chemical plant, which produces a key element in disposable diapers as well as produces 10 percent of the world’s diapers, happened earlier this month and could affect diaper production. Currently, disposable diapers in O'Fallon run close to the same prices. A pack of size 1 Huggies, approximately 40-50 count, costs $11.99 at Walgreens and $10.99 at Schnucks. A large amount of Pampers, such as between 84 and 112 count, between sizes 3 and 5 are on sale for $24.97 at Schnucks and $27.99 at Walgreens. If parents aren't willing to pay a few bucks extra, there’s …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Two of the stealing charges were at stores in O'Fallon.
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
A woman is charged with attempting to steal a trash can from the St. Peters Walmart. Heather Villarreal, 38, was charged Monday with misdemeanor stealing, her third stealing charge in 2012. She also faces two stealing charges in O’Fallon. St. Peters Police said in a report that Villarreal paid for $80 in merchandise at Walmart on Sunday, and showed the cashier a receipt for the trash can in her shopping cart. Walmart security stopped her and found the receipt for an identical trashcan purchased earlier from the Wentzville Walmart. The trash can was valued at $13.84. Previously, Villarreal was charged with trying to return store merchandise she didn’t purchase at the O’Fallon Walmart. Police said she collected merchandise in the store and …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Claiming your listing on Patch shows readers you're watching the reviews that are posted, and that you're ready to update the listing information.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Here at O'Fallon Patch, we're proud to acknowledge our neighbors in the business community. And that's why we're giving a big shout-out to businesses that claimed their listings on Patch this week. Our newest claimed listings are from: Claiming your listing on Patch shows readers you're watching the reviews that are posted, and that you're ready to update the listing information with more information of your own. By claiming a listing, you can: Claiming your listing is free. Here's how to do it: 1. Visit your local Patch site. If you're already a user, make sure you log in first. 2. Click on the "Places" tab at the top of the page. 3. Search for your business/organization and click on it. 4. Scroll half down the page to where it says, "Do …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The pharmacy chain announced Tuesday that Express Scripts members in metro St. Louis and nationwide are opting to keep their prescriptions at Walgreens.
The Walgreens Prescription Savings Club (PSC) allows eligible patients who have pharmacy benefit plans managed by Express Scripts to avoid switching pharmacies, according to a Walgreens press release. During the month of January, Walgreens is lowering the enrollment fee for the PSC in an effort to encourage Express Scripts members continue to use Walgreens pharmacies when possible, or to make a smoother transition to another local pharmacy. In June, Walgreens announced it was parting ways with Express Scripts, a metro-St. Louis based pharmacy benefit manager. Kermit Crawford, Walgreens president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness Solutions and Services, expressed frustration with Express Scripts and the company's "decision to reject our …
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Both companies are working to keep O'Fallon customers in the loop and maintain good relations with the public.
Barring a last-minute agreement, the long-standing relationship between Walgreens and metro St. Louis-based Express Scripts ends on Jan. 1. The pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) has been battling with Walgreens over contract issues for months. The dispute became public in June when Walgreens said it could not comply with the terms of Express Scripts’ contract requirements. Express Scripts said in a release that it is “receiving strong support from clients and expects greater than 95 percent of its clients' prescription volume will move forward into 2012 without Walgreens as a network provider.” The company also said in October that it is working support Express Scripts clients and members as they transfer prescriptions away from Walgreens. …
Sunday, December 25, 2011
"Patch" rounds up a list of local establishments prepared to serve you on Dec. 25.
Whether you're in need of supplies, entertainment or spiritual nourishment, we've got you covered. Here’s a list of local businesses and other establishments that are open on Christmas Day this year. Theaters If you’re looking for a way to entertain the kids or keep someone out of the kitchen, you’ll be interested in knowing that most area theaters are open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, including the following: Food and retail If you need to buy toilet paper, an extra Christmas gift or a forgotten item for the family dinner, your best options will close by 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Still, hope won’t be lost on Christmas Day. A few options will be available for most must-have items. Dining Out In case you aren’t in the mood to cook or…
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Express Scripts customers who get their medications at the Walgreens in O'Fallon have until Jan. 1 to choose a new drug store.
Visit the Express Scripts website press room and you won’t find an announcement about the decision by Walgreen’s to stop filling prescriptions for the pharmacy provider network based in North St. Louis County. You will find the news on the website for the national drug store chain, based in the Chicago area. This quote from a Walgreens press release points to a breakdown where many contract negotiations often come to an impasse: money. “Walgreens is committed to providing quality, convenient and cost-effective pharmacy services to our patients, but we cannot continue to deliver these services under the terms and rates Express Scripts offered. As the largest retail provider in their pharmacy network, we were surprised by Express Scripts’ …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Keep sickness away this season by getting vaccinated at one of these places close to home.
Here we are in the middle of flu season and with nasty virues hanging around, one of your best defenses against getting sick is a simple vaccination. Here is a list of five places in O’Fallon to get them.