Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Bart Laster has three previous alcohol-related driving convictions and faces three additional DWI charges, including one in Creve Coeur.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, February 27
*The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A St. Charles man faces his fifth DWI charge within the last two years, including one in Creve Coeur, and his sixth alcohol-related driving charge overall. He was pulled over after leaving an accident scene at the Blanchette Bridge last Wednesday, police said. Bart Laster, 40, of the 1000 block of Cole Boulevard in St. Charles, was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated as an aggravated offender and leaving the scene of an accident. A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper said Laster was eastbound on Interstate 70 on the Blanchette Bridge when he caused an accident. He left the scene, but was pulled over by …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Dale Kawamura is due in St. Louis County Court later this month.
A California man accused of manslaughter in the crash that killed Missouri Baptist University freshman Clayton Pfeiffer, will have his case back in a St. Louis County Circuit courtroom August 30. Dale Kawamura, 36, surrendered July 11 in California and posted bond July 12. Bail was reduced from $75,000 to $50,000 according to cast.net records, and he posted $2,500 cash. Prosecutors first filed charges against the Oakland, CA man June 13. Two weeks ago, on July 26, Kawamura's lawyer made a motion to supress all admissions, confessions, and physical evidence in the case. The out-of-state arrest stems from a February 21 fatal head-on crash with Pfeiffer's car on Olive Boulevard in Chesterfield near Creve Coeur Mill Road. Police said Kawamura …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Clay Pfeiffer was a freshman on the Creve Coeur University's baseball team.
Vianney High School announced on its website Tuesday that Clay Pfeiffer, a 2011 graduate of the school who was a freshman at Missouri Baptist University in Creve Coeur, died Tuesday in a car accident. Missouri Baptist officials were not available for comment Tuesday evening. Pfeiffer was an infielder on the school's baseball team. As word spread through the campus community, students in a variety of sports took to their twitter accounts pledging to dedicate their seasons to Pfieffer's memory. Patch will have more information as it becomes available.