The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department will add extra manpower in the Delmar Loop this weekend in an effort to avoid a repeat of last weekend's violence.
No one was injured in a series of fights that broke out around 8:30 p.m. on March 31, or when shots were fired into the crowd, though two people were injured in a later shooting at a Church's Chicken.
Updated 1:15 p.m. with additional details about officers.
The City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office has filed 3rd Degree Assault charges against two St. Louis Metropolitan Police officers, Rory Bruce and David Wilson, in two unrelated incidences.
Here's a summary of the charges against both officers, according to Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce's Facebook page:
Updated 2:02 p.m. March 23:
Christopher Gales and Montez Thomas, both 18, have been charged in relation to the case, according to a release from the St. Louis County Police. Their photos are above.
Both men have been charged with the following:
Gales and Thomas are being held on $500,000 cash-only bonds.
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Occupy activists are taking heat for graffiti found at the Compton Hill Reservoir Park. Overnight, walls and statues were vandalized with phrases including "class war," and "cops, pigs, murderers."
Occupy protester Brian Staack says the acts are likely related to a confrontation at the park Thursday night where St. Louis police arrested 13 activists.
The brother of a St. Louis police officer has admitted his role in a scheme to divert seized evidence in drug cases for distribution and sale.
Linus R. Davis pleaded guilty on Friday to one felony count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana and one felony count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
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