IN THE NEWS:


Charged: Tommy Bell has been charged with first-degree attempted rape

April 23, 2014

The Circuit Attorney's Office filed charges Wednesday in regards to an incident Tuesday morning.


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Sentenced: Courtland Newland pleaded guilty to first-degree assault

April 23, 2014

Courtland Newland pleaded guilty to first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. 


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Verdict: Man Guilty on 23 Counts Including Kidnapping, Armed Robbery

April 22, 2014

Dominique Petty pleaded guilty to 23 counts including kidnapping and armed robbery


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Statement Regarding Armed Offender Docket

April 17, 2014

Statement Regarding Armed Offender Docket


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Verdict: Wesley Reid has pleaded guilty to animal abuse

April 17, 2014

Wesley Reid has been sentenced to the maximum penalty of up to 4 years in prison for burning a beloved pet.


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Verdict: James Dethrow has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance.

April 11, 2014

James Dethrow has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance. 


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Verdict: Antwone Herndon has been found guilty of first-degree assault.

April 11, 2014

Antwone Herndon has been found guilty of first-degree assault. 


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Verdict: Walter Lee Griffith has been found guilty of multiple crimes.

April 09, 2014

Walter Lee Griffith has been found guilty of first-degree child molestation, 10 counts of second-degree statutory sodomy, three counts of forcible rape, three counts of second-degree statutory rape, two counts of forcible sodomy and second-degree child molestation. 


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Man who killed one person and injured another in separate incidences sentenced to 9 years

April 07, 2014

Vincent Thompson has been sentenced to a total of nine years in prison. 


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Woman who tried to provide inmate with handcuff key and gun pleads guilty

April 04, 2014

Sherry Ann Young was charged with attempting to aid the escape of a prisoner and conspiracy. 


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Jennifer M. Joyce stands beside defense attorneys, others on critical legislation

April 02, 2014

It’s pretty uncommon for prosecutors and defense attorneys to stand on the same side of an issue. But on one piece of legislation, they’re joining forces to impact important change.


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Verdict: T. J. Russell has been found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

April 02, 2014

T. J. Russell has been found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action. 


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Sentenced: Demytryk Jackson has been sentenced on two cases.

April 01, 2014

Demytryk Jackson has been sentenced to a total of five years for first-degree assault, armed criminal action and leaving the scene of an accident.


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Sentenced: David Bennish has been sentenced to a total of 15 years

March 28, 2014

David Bennish has been sentenced for three counts of second-degree sodomy, first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and incest. 


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Verdict: Freddie Potts has been found guilt of first-degree assault

March 27, 2014

Verdict: Freddie Potts has been found guilty of first-degree assault, second-degree assault of an officer and resisting arrest. 


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Verdict: Thomas Lebon has been found guilty of second-degree burglary.

March 27, 2014

Thomas Lebon has been found guilty of second-degree burglary, stealing under $500, possession of burglar tools.


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Man charged with beating woman with bat

March 27, 2014

Willie Earl Reed has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.


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Known Gang Member Heading to Prison for Armed Robbery

March 26, 2014

Known gang member Christopher Ransfer had all kinds of nasty things to say about the neighborhood he was terrorizing. On Facebook, he blatantly boasted about all the violence he planned. He verbally attacked police and his own community. He threw up gang signs and posed with dangerous weapons. Ransfer is no stranger to the law; his first brush was when he was just 13 years old. But now, it’s come to an end, as Wednesday, Assistant Circuit Attorney Mahrya Fulfer ensured he was put away for 18 years. 


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Verdict: Timothy Boykins has been found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action

March 26, 2014

Timothy Boykins has been found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action. 


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Job Announcement: Administrative Assistant

March 25, 2014

The CAO Victim Services Unit is seeking an administrative assistant. 


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Sentenced: Diselle Rogers has been sentenced to a total of 12 years.

March 21, 2014

Diselle Rogers has been sentenced to a total of 12 years for two counts of second-degree robbery, stealing from a person and possession of a controlled substance. 


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Verdict: Theodis Holmes has been found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

March 21, 2014

Theodis Holmes has been found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action. 


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Verdict: Andrew Moore has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm.

March 19, 2014

Andrew Moore has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon. 


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Verdict: Joseph Willie Horton has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

March 14, 2014

Joseph Willie Horton has been found guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action. 


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Verdict: David Martin has been found guilty on multiple charges.

March 11, 2014

David Martin has been found guilty of six counts of first-degree child molestation, two counts of victim tampering and three counts of third-degree assault.


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Sentenced: Rickey Bates has been sentenced for first-degree murder.

March 06, 2014

Rickey Bates has been sentenced for first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.


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Verdict: Kenneth Dudley has been found guilty on multiple charges.

March 05, 2014

Kenneth Dudley has been found guilty of two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.


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Statement on Cornell McKay

February 28, 2014

Statement on Cornell McKay


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Sentenced: Kenneth Wilson has been sentenced to 20 years for first-degree robbery and other crimes.

February 28, 2014

Kenneth Wilson has been sentenced to a total of 20 years for two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. 


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Verdict: Quantrell Coleman has been found guilty of second-degree domestic assault.

February 27, 2014

Quantrell Coleman has been found guilty of second-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action.


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Verdict: Jeffery Johnson has been found guilty of receiving stolen property.

February 27, 2014

Jeffery Johnson has been found guilty of receiving stolen property. 


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Verdict: Grover Mays has been found guilty of third-degree assault.

February 20, 2014

Grover Mays has been found guilty of third-degree assault.


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Verdict: Christopher Ransfer has been found guilty of first-degree robbery and ACA.

February 19, 2014

Christopher Ransfer has been found guilty of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.


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Verdict: Efrain Guzman has been found guilty of multiple crimes.

February 14, 2014

Efrain Guzman has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree statutory sodomy, second-degree child molestation and two counts of third-degree assault.


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Verdict: Keith Moody has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance.

February 14, 2014

Keith Moody has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance. 


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Verdict: Eric Myles has been found guilty of first-degree assault and other crimes.

February 14, 2014

Eric Myles has been found guilty of first-degree assault, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.


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Charged: Kevin B. Dang, Jayven Moose and Justin Campbell have been charged with multiple crimes.

February 11, 2014

Kevin B. Dang has been charged with eight counts of aiding and abetting the discharge of a firearm at or from a motor vehicle, 11 counts of armed criminal action, two counts of first-degree assault and one count of first-degree robbery.

 

Jayven Moose has been charged with eight counts of shooting at or from a motor vehicle and eight counts of armed criminal action.

 

Justin Campbell has been charged with eight counts of aiding and abetting the discharge of a firearm at or from a motor vehicle, 11 counts of armed criminal action, two counts of first-degree assault and one count of first-degree robbery.


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Charged: Deonte Evans has been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes.

February 11, 2014

Deonte Evans has been charged with second-degree murder, two counts of abuse or neglect of a child and three counts of armed criminal action.


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Charged: Shanika Evans has been charged with endangering welfare of child

February 11, 2014

Shanika Evans has been charged with endangering welfare of a child.


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Sentenced: Leonard Malloy has been sentenced to seven years for second-degree statutory rape.

February 10, 2014

Leonard Malloy has been sentenced to seven years for second-degree statutory rape and seven years for second-degree statutory sodomy. 


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Sentenced: Steven Michael Brown has been sentenced to 20 years for second-degree murder.

February 07, 2014

Steven Michael Brown has been sentenced to 20 years for second-degree murder and armed criminal action.


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Sentenced: Santonio McCoy has been sentenced to seven years for unlawful possession of a firearm.

February 07, 2014

Santonio McCoy has been sentenced to seven years for unlawful possession of a firearm. 


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Sentenced: Darion Howlett has been sentenced to a total of 10 years.

February 07, 2014

Darion Howlett has been sentenced to a total of 10 years for first-degree robbery, armed criminal action and first-degree burglary.


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Verdict: Casitdel Wooten has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance.

February 06, 2014

Casitdel Wooten has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.


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Verdict: Ertha McDonald has been found guilty of fraudulently attempting to obtain CS.

February 06, 2014

Ertha McDonald has been found guilty of fraudulently attempting to obtain controlled substance.


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Sentenced: Alastair Green has been sentenced on two cases.

February 06, 2014

Alastair Green has been sentenced to a total of nine years for first-degree burglary and second-degree property damage. Green was also sentenced to a total of nine years in a second case for second-degree burglary and stealing over $500. The sentences from each case will run concurrently with each other. 


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Charged: Andres Wiltz has been charged with a Class D felony of animal abuse.

February 05, 2014

Andres Wiltz has been charged with a Class D felony of animal abuse.


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Verdict: Theodius Richmond has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance.

January 31, 2014

Theodius Richmond has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance and possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana.


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Amended Motion to Exclude Certain Observers in State v. McKay

January 30, 2014

Amended Motion to Exclude Certain Observers filed in State v. McKay


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Verdict: Rickey Bates has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

January 30, 2014

Rickey Bates has been found guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. 


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Verdict: Darius Morgan has been found guilty of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.

January 29, 2014

Darius Morgan has been found guilty of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. 


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Verdict: David Bennish has been found guilty of second-degree sodomy.

January 24, 2014

David Bennish has been found guilty of three counts of second-degree sodomy, first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and incest. 


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Verdict: Marshall Burrage has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

January 24, 2014

Marshall Burrage has been found guilty of second-degree murder, attempt to distribute a controlled substance and armed criminal action.


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Verdict: Sanchez Smotherman has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance.

January 24, 2014

Sanchez Smotherman has been found guilty of possession of a controlled substance.


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Sentenced: Danielle Johnson has been sentenced to 25 years for first-degree robbery.

January 24, 2014

Danielle Johnson has been sentenced to 25 years for first-degree robbery.


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Sentenced: Delaunte Bozeman has been sentenced to 20 years for first-degree assault and other crimes

January 24, 2014

Delaunte Bozeman has been sentenced to 20 years for two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action.


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Sentenced: Carenzo Pittman has been sentenced to 17 years for first-degree robbery.

January 24, 2014

Carenzo Pittman has been sentenced to 17 years for first-degree robbery.


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Sentenced: Walter Bell has been sentenced to 10 years for first-degree robbery.

January 24, 2014

Walter Bell has been sentenced to 10 years for first-degree robbery.


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Sentenced: Quincy Sistrunk has been sentenced to four years for first-degree tampering.

January 24, 2014

Quincy Sistrunk has been sentenced to four years for first-degree tampering.


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Sentenced: Lamont Walker has been sentenced to 10 years for first-degree robbery.

January 22, 2014

Lamont Walker has been sentenced to 10 years for first-degree robbery. 


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Charged: Terry Montgomery has been charged with making a terrorist threat.

January 18, 2014

Terry Montgomery has been charged with making a terrorist threat.


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Verdict: Eddie Finch has been found guilty of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.

January 17, 2014

Eddie Finch has been found guilty of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.


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Verdict: Davetta Ross has been found guilty of first-degree domestic assault.

January 17, 2014

Davetta Ross has been found guilty of first-degree domestic assault, second-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action.


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Verdict: Laron Crenshaw has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm.

January 17, 2014

Laron Crenshaw has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm (felon in possession) and resisting arrest. 


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Sentenced: Darnell Clemons has been sentenced to life in prison.

January 17, 2014

Darnell Clemons has been sentenced to life for forcible rape and 15 years for kidnapping. The sentences will run consecutively. 


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Charged: Ryan Handson has been charged with first-degree murder.

January 16, 2014

Ryan Handson has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and first-degree burglary.


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Verdict: Robert Earl Rice has been found guilty of statutory rape and other crimes.

January 16, 2014

Robert Earl Rice has been found guilty of two counts of statutory rape and two counts of incest.


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Verdict: Dwayne L. Houston has been found guilty of first-degree burglary and other crimes.

January 16, 2014

Dwayne L. Houston has been found guilty of first-degree burglary, attempted forcible rape and second-degree sexual misconduct.


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Verdict: Yolonda Washington has been found guilty of second-degree assault and ACA.

January 16, 2014

Yolonda Washington has been found guilty of second-degree assault and armed criminal action.


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Verdict: Carlton Porter has been found guilty of second-degree trafficking and other crimes.

January 16, 2014

Carlton Porter has been found guilty of second-degree trafficking, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.


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Sentenced: Tyrone Little has been sentenced to a total of 15 years for first-degree assault.

January 14, 2014

Tyrone Little has been sentenced to a total of 15 years for two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of unlawful use of a weapon/shooting into a motor vehicle.


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Ericka N. Haskin has been charged with first-degree endangering welfare of a child.

January 11, 2014

Ericka N. Haskin has been charged with first-degree endangering welfare of a child.


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Hershell P. Kirkman has been charged with second-degree murder.

January 11, 2014

Hershell P. Kirkman has been charged with second-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and abuse of a child.


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Sentenced: Terry Steed has been sentenced to a total of 15 years for second-degree murder.

January 10, 2014

Terry Steed has been sentenced to a total of 15 years for second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree endangering. 


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Sentenced: Cornelious Jones has been sentenced to 18 years for first-degree robbery.

January 10, 2014

Cornelious Jones has been sentenced to 18 years for first-degree robbery.


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"No Refusal Zone" Press Release

December 30, 2013

"No Refusal Zone" Press Release


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Statement in Lincoln v. State of Missouri

December 24, 2013

Statement in Lincoln v. State of Missouri


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Circuit Attorney Report on the Missouri History Museum

December 20, 2013

Circuit Attorney Report on the Missouri History Museum


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Statement Regarding Social Media

December 19, 2013

Statement Regarding Social Media


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Neighborhood Stars to be honored during the Circuit Attorney's Office Seasonal Celebration

December 04, 2013

For several years, Circuit Attorney Jennifer M. Joyce and her team of attorneys have spread the word about the important role citizens play in keeping their neighborhoods safe.  Members of the Circuit Attorney’s Office participate in more than 250 community meetings each year, partnering with residents who believe the city is a wonderful place worth protecting.  


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Statement Regarding Arrests in the City of St. Louis

October 26, 2013

Statement Regarding Arrests in the City of St. Louis.


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Fall 2013 Newsletter

September 20, 2013

The Fall 2013 Newsletter is now online!


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Statement regarding the Armed Offender Docket.

September 16, 2013

Statement regarding the Armed Offender Docket.


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Statement in State of Missouri v. Lincoln

September 12, 2013

Statement in State of Missouri v. Lincoln


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Statement in State of Missouri v. Love

August 26, 2013

Statement in State of Missouri v. Love.


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Statement in State of Missouri v. Rory Bruce

June 27, 2013

Statement in State of Missouri v. Rory Bruce.


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Statement on the investigation into the death of Cary Ball Jr.

June 02, 2013

Statement on the investigation into the death of Cary Ball Jr.


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Fraud Alert: Fake Social Security Accounts

April 30, 2013

The Fraud Prevention Taskforce released a fraud alert about scammers opening online social security accounts in other people's names. Click to read more about this fraud and how you can protect yourself.


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Utility Scam Fraud Bulletin

April 23, 2013

The AARP has issued a warning about scammers posing as utility workers. Click to read our Fraud Bulletin for more information.


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Beware: Scammers May Take Advantage of Boston Marathon Explosion

April 17, 2013

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (USCERT), a division of Homeland Security, today (4/17/2013) released a warning to all Americans to beware of malicious actors, scammers, spammers, and other criminals attempting to solicit money in response to the bombing attach at the Boston marathon. Historically, these criminals have attempted to capitalize on major news events by registering fake domain names related to the events. Their goal is to trick you into sending money to them while you believe you are assisting the victims of this tragedy.


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Statement on Matthew Pellegrini

April 11, 2013

Please click the link below to read the Circuit Attorney's statement on Matthew Pellegrini.


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Stalking Awareness Fact Sheet

January 11, 2013


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January News Article- Unemployment Fraud

January 02, 2013

The Circuit Attorney's Office has launched a new initiative to combat unemployment fraud. Read our latest news article to find out more!


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Three Term Report

December 28, 2012

Click to read or download a copy of the Circuit Attorney's Office Three Term Report.


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CAO Will Not Retry George Allen

November 07, 2012

Please see attached statement regarding the George Allen case.


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Crime and Safety - Citizens Take Charge

October 02, 2011

Citizens Take Leading Role in Community Safety

Courageous Citizens Across the City Reduce Crime by Taking Ownership of Long-term Safety


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Supreme Court Rules on Bonds in Gun Cases

August 31, 2011

Attached is a copy of the ruling from the Supreme Court that upheld Judge Garvey's appropriate high bonds on gun cases. 

"I’m very pleased to learn about the Supreme Court’s ruling in this matter.  This is a very good outcome for the people of this community.  I believe high bonds for people who choose to posses illegal guns and use them for criminal activity help keep the people of this city safer." - Jennifer M. Joyce, Circuit Attorney


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Fraud Alert: International Lottery Scams

August 15, 2011

See our latest Fraud Alert on International lottery scams:

http://bit.ly/qhKFk2

 


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Circuit Attorney at Ways and Means

May 24, 2011

Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce spoke to the Ways and Means Committee today.


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