Clayton bombing

Morning round-up
9:33 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Morning headlines: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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Last of escapees captured

The last of five men who escaped from the Pike County Jail last weekend is back in custody. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte says 40-year-old William John Thomas Wilkerson of Florissant was captured overnight in St. Louis County. Korte says Wilkerson was caught after someone called police to report a suspicious person at an apartment complex. He was arrested without incident.

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Clayton Parking Garage Bombing
4:25 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

St. Louis man pleads guilty in Clayton explosion

Milton "Skip" Ohlsen III in a 2008 police photo.
(Police Photo)

A St. Louis man has pleaded guilty to charges in a 2008 bombing at a Clayton parking garage that injured one man.

The U.S. Attorney's office says in a release Tuesday that 41-year-old Milton Ohlsen III pleaded guilty plea to four felony counts, including transporting an explosive with intent to injure and malicious use of an explosive device.

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Clayton Bombing / Crime
12:26 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

Former police officer pleads guilty to concealing information about Clayton parking garage bombing

Updated 5:08 p.m.

Aaron Reid, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to concealing information related to the 2008 bombing of a Clayton, Mo. parking garage.

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Crime
2:20 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Former political operative Ohlsen indicted for 2008 Clayton parking garage bombing

Milton "Skip" Ohlsen III in a 2008 police photo.
(Police Photo)

A former St. Louis Democratic political operative has been indicted in connection with a 2008 Clayton bombing that injured a lawyer.

After nearly a three-year investigation federal attorneys are accusing Milton “Skip” Ohlsen III of trying to kill his ex-wife’s divorce attorney.  

Ohlsen is already serving time on unrelated charges for mortgage fraud and illegal possession of a firearm.

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