St. Louis – A second guard at the City Justice Center in downtown St. Louis has pleaded guilty to federal drug distribution charges.
Peggy Lynn O'Neal admitted to her role in the operation on Friday. O'Neal and two other guards are accused of accepting cash to bring heroin to an inmate at the Justice Center several times between January and March. James Moore pleaded guilty on Wednesday; a third guard, Marilyn Brown, will stand trial.
Jefferson City, MO – Attorney General Chris Koster has cleared the Missouri Department of Natural Resources of an ethics complaint over its delayed release of an E. coli report from the Lake of the Ozarks.
The findings showed E-Coli levels at two separate spots on May 26th to be 19 times higher than the state standard.
St. Louis – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police have moved the 10 horses in the department's mounted patrol division after tests found elevated levels of lead in the stable's floor and loft.
The department occasionally stored hay in the loft at the stables, located near the Science Center in Forest Park. Lead levels in the air were not elevated, but the horses, and 22 officers, will be screened as a precaution.