Survey on security camera network

Security Camera Feedback Please answer this short survey to let the Neighborhood Security Initiative (NSI) understand your opinions on security cameras. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at moberman@cwensi.com. You can learn more about us at www.cwensi.com. Here is the link to the online survey we shared on social media: https://forms.gle/73pLqNT8pCEzHPpe9          

Security alerts:

CARJACKING IN THE CWE   Saturday night (January 23) there was a reported robbery/carjacking incident at 4108 West Pine.  At approximately 9:05 pm the male victim stated he arrived home when a young man knocked on his car window.  He opened the car door, and the suspect displayed a gun and demanded the car.  The victim complied and the suspect drove west in the victim’s car toward Boyle. I have reviewed video however there is still Read More…

Carjacking incidents

There have been 2 recent carjacking incidents which have similarities to previous incidents that happened in September.  There was a reported incident on 11/01/20, 11 pm, at 4111 West Pine.  The male victim reported, after parking his car, he was approached by 2, young, male, suspects who demanded his keys.  The suspects took his car and fled the area.  The next incident was reported on 11/04/20, 7 pm, at Taylor and West Pine.  At least 3 young Read More…

Neighborhood Security Initiative Update

September 22 update: I just received a call from Captain Mike Mueller, Commander of District 5, the police arrested 2 suspects last night in one of the stolen vehicles taken from the area of Laclede and Boyle and third suspect has been identified and is wanted.  The police are confident these are the subjects responsible for the recent robberies and carjackings.  We will still have a detail out since there is a subject still at-large.Jim Whyte Read More…

Eternal vigilance is the price of a safe city neighborhood

Last night at approximately 11 p.m. there was a reported robbery/carjacking at 4245 West Pine.  The female victim was approached by 3 suspects, one of which was armed with a gun.  The suspect demanded her keys and took her vehicle heading west on West Pine.  The victim was not injured during the incident.   This is the 3rd similar incident in the same general location recently.   — It is especially important to exercise caution and vigilance Read More…

Robbery and Carjacking Incidents

Last night there was a reported Robbery 2nd at 4355 Maryland around 9 pm.  The female victim parked at the address when 3 male suspects jumped into her car while she was still inside.  The suspect successfully took the car during the incident.  No injuries were reported At 10:20 pm, there was another similar incident reported at 4326 Laclede.  The female victim parked and got out of her car when she was approached by 4 Read More…

Special Election – August 6th Please Vote

Dear Neighbors,We want to emphasize the importance of reauthorizing the Special Business District for another 10 years. The District has existed since 1996 and has funded supplemental security patrols by off duty police officers, pedestrian lighting, installation of security cameras, and membership in the Neighborhood Security Initiative that covers the entire Central West End.  If you will be out of town on Aug. 6, you may vote absentee now.  Please see the info on the Read More…

Update on crime in the neighborhood

Report on Crime TO:            Central West End Residents FROM:       Jim Whyte, Executive Director, CWE NSI RE:              Status Report I am writing to report on the status of criminal activity that has been the source of great concern recently among many CWE residents.  The incidents of greatest concern involve a series of six armed robberies and car jackings that occurred between June 12th and June 18th in the Read More…

City Detectives need help to ID Robbery-Kidnapping Suspect

Detectives need assistance in identifying this suspect relative to a Robbery 1st/ Abduction that occurred on June 17,2018 at approximately 4:40 p.m. in the 4400 block of Maryland. The victim, a 25-year old white female, was walking to her vehicle, and when she opened the vehicle door the suspect, described as a black male in his mid-thirties, 5’9” to 6’0” tall, wearing a white t-shirt with Looney Tunes characters, and a blue baseball cap, approached her. The Read More…