Friday, January 4, 2013
Eric Bogard was accused of shining a laser pointer at the field of play during an August St. Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium.
Just over four months after he was criminally charged in connection with aiming a laser pointer onto the field of play at Busch Stadium, a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School has reportedly been sentenced in connection with the incident that also led to the resignation of a Mercy Health executive. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Eric Bogard, of Creve Coeur, entered a guilty plea December 14 to a count of disturbing the peace at an athletic event and was sentenced by a St. Louis city municipal court judge to six months probation, 20 hours of community service and ordered to pay the St. Louis Cardinals $500 in costs. The paper reports that the actual charge tied to the use of lasers was dropped. On August 6, Cardinals …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Our top 10 list shows a mix of interest in issues making news right here in Creve Coeur and in local figures on the national stage.
Another year is in the books. 2012, we barely knew you. We thought now would be a good time to take stock of what readers like you read most over the past year. Take a look at the top 10, listed here in order of page views. Haven't read one of them yet? Now's your chance. 1. Lawsuit Claims Baby Was Decapitated During Delivery at Mercy 2. Should Akin Stay In The Senate Race? Poll Shows Division Among Missouri Republicans 3. Mercy Exec Quits In Wake Of Laser Pointer Flap 4. Max Scherzer Pitches Through Family Pain 5. Creve Coeur Teen Charged In Laser Pointer Case At Busch Stadium 6. Creve Coeur Pics & Clips: Show Us What's Going On! 7. Max Scherzer Opens Up About Pitching Despite Family Tragedy 8. Obscene List About …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Eric Bogard is accused of disrupting play at Busch Stadium in August with a laser pointer aimed at the home plate area.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Ladue Horton Watkins High School student Eric Bogard, of Creve Coeur, faces a pair of municipal charges in connection with an August incident at Busch Stadium during a Cardinals baseball game.
A teenager accused of shining a laser pointer onto the field during a St. Louis Cardinals game Aug. 6 had his arraignment continued until late November on Wednesday. Eric Bogard, 17, of Creve Coeur, was scheduled to appear in St. Louis municipal court on charges of peace disturbance at an athletic event and violating a city ordinance regulating possession and use of lasers. Bogard is a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School. During an Aug. 6 game with the San Francisco, the Cardinals’ Matt Holliday stepped out of the batter’s box after spotting the green laser pointer on a Giants reliever. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told authorities he spotted Bogard shining the laser onto the field and pointed him out to security guards. Matheny …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
We're sharing the top ten most-read stories from the month of September on Creve Coeur Patch.
By now, you know that here at Patch, we like to peel back the curtain on how things work. Well, now, we're telling you about the top 10 stories you read in September. Did you miss any? Check them out:
Monday, September 17, 2012
A Creve Coeur teenager is accused of pointing the laser onto the field during a Cardinals game on Aug. 6.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Monday, September 17, 2012
A teenager accused of shining a laser pointer onto the field during a St. Louis Cardinals game Aug. 6 had his court date continued until Oct. 24. Eric Bogard, 17, of Creve Coeur, was scheduled to appear in St. Louis municipal court Monday on charges of peace disturbance at an athletic event and violating a city ordinance regulating possession and use of lasers. Bogard is a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School. Nathan Swanson, an attorney with Rosenblum, Schwartz, Rogers & Glass, appeared on Bogard’s behalf and requested the continuance. Swanson said he had no comment on the case and referred questions to attorney Joel Schwartz. A call to Schwartz Monday morning was not immediately returned. During an Aug. 6 game with the San …
Friday, August 17, 2012
A Creve Coeur teenager faces charges in the city of St. Louis and a Mercy Health System executive has resigned as a result of the incident last week.
One week after an executive with Mercy Health System stepped down over her connection to the alleged use of a laser pointer in the hospital chain's Busch Stadium suite, St. Louis Police say there is "no additional movement" on further charges in the case. Eric Bogard, 17, of Creve Coeur, was arrested last week and charged with municipal violations that could result in fines or jail time after he was accused of disrupting last Monday's Cardinals-Giants game with a laser pointer. Bogard's attorney declined further comment on the case when reached by phone Thursday afternoon. At the time of the incident, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that police would ask prosecutors to review the conduct of a woman in the suite who was confrontational…
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Marie Glancy of Ladue, Mercy Health System's Chief Advocacy Officer, was in the Busch Stadium suite Monday night where Creve Coeur teenager Eric Bogard allegedly disrupted play with a laser pointer.
This news item is updated Friday, August, 10. Marie Glancy, an executive with Mercy Health Systems who was in the hospital's Busch Stadium luxury box Monday when a teenager allegedly used a laser pointer and pointed it at the field of play, has resigned. Glancy had served as the company's Chief Advocacy Officer, working out of the hospital chain's Chesterfield headquarters. Eric Bogard, 17, of Creve Coeur was arrested Monday after Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny seemingly caught the teenager red-handed after using a laser pointer during the Cardinals game against the San Francisco Giants. Bogard was charged Wednesday and faces fines and the possibility of jail time for the municipal offenses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a woman…
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A Creve Coeur teenager now faces two charges in connection with Monday's incident
Eric Bogard, 17, of Creve Coeur, now faces two charges tied to the alleged use of a laser pointer during Monday night's St. Louis Cardinals baseball game against the San Francisco Giants. Patch reported Wednesday that Bogard, a Ladue Horton Watkins High School student, was charged with disturbing the peace at an athletic event. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting Bogard was also charged with "violating the harassment section of an ordinance regulating possession and use of lasers." In an interview with the paper and with KSDK-TV, Bogard's attorney is speaking out. "A bunch of mature young men did some immature things, which they unfortunately are paying the price for, at least Eric is, and he regrets his actions," attorney Joel …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The 17 year-old was arrested after apparently being caught red-handed during Monday's Cardinals game.
St. Louis Police confirmed Wednesday that Eric Bogard, 17, of Creve Coeur, had been officially charged in St. Louis City Court with a count of Peace Disturbance at an athletic event. Bogard, who was reportedly a guest of Mercy Hospital St. Louis's parent, Mercy Health in the company's guest box at the Cardinals game against the San Francisco Giants, appeared to have been nabbed by Cardinal skipper Mike Matheny himself Monday night, according to accounts. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch identified Bogard as a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, and also suggested that a Mercy executive who hosted the outing Monday could face a charge in connection with the incident. A St. Louis Police spokeswoman declined to comment on that …