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Calyia Stringer

On Sunday, September 5, 2021, at approximately 9:28 P.M., the East St. Louis Police Department responded to the Roosevelt Homes located at 1328 N. 44th Street, East St. Louis, IL for a gunshot victim.  Upon arrival, officers located the gunshot victim who was identified as 3 year-old  Calyia E. Stringer. Stringer was transported to a St. Louis area hospital where she succumbed  to her injury on September 7, 2021.    Preliminary investigation indicates occupant(s) of a dark colored sedan began shooting at a crowd of people standing outside Building 47 in the Roosevelt Homes.  At least one individual returned fire from the group of people.  During the exchange of gunfire, a bullet entered Building 47 and struck Stringer. Following the shooting, the suspect(s) fled the area. 

Keokuk 3700-21-032479 (3)

11 and 12 year old boys assaulted in the 3700 block of Keokuk

On July 25, 2021, officers responded to a call for a “Shooting” and upon arrival, they were advised that victim #1 was being transported to the hospital by EMS suffering from gunshot wounds to his lower extremities. The victims stated they were riding their bikes at the above location when they noticed the suspects were circling them in a white four-door vehicle. The victims stated the vehicle eventually stopped, and a passenger exited the vehicle and then fired shots at the victims. Victim #1 was listed in stable condition. Victim #2 was not injured. 


McDonald's Robbery 1119 N. Tucker on July 9, 2021& 4006 Lindell on July 8, 2021

On July 8, 2021 officers responded to a call for a “Hold Up” at 4006 Lindell, after the suspect entered the business through the pay window while posing as a customer. The suspect was armed with a handgun and ordered an employee to open a safe, to which she complied. The suspect took money and then fled the scene in a silver SUV.


Then again on July 9, 2021 officers responded to a call for a “Hold Up – In Progress” at 1119 N. Tucker after the suspect entered the business through the drive thru window, displayed a firearm, and then demanded the employees open the business safe. The suspect was unsuccessful with taking anything and exited through the same window. The suspect fled the scene in a silver SUV.

LSA-Hampton and Watson

Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Detectives need public assistance with identifying/locating a suspect vehicle relative to a leaving the scene of an accident at 8:48 p.m. on 4/18/21 near Hampton and Columbia. One victim (#1) was driving northbound on Hampton approaching Columbia when the suspect vehicle, which was driving southbound, attempted to make a U-turn onto northbound Hampton and struck the victim's vehicle on the driver's side. A second victim's vehicle was also struck by the suspect vehicle.   

The suspect vehicle is a red four-door sedan, possibly a Hyundai Elantra. Victim #1 was pregnant and complained of abdominal pain however she declined medical treatment at the time. In the days following the incident, she was evaluated, and it was determined on 5/6/21 that the victim was no longer pregnant likely due to the accident. 

Javon Vance

FBI seeking the public's help with information on the cold case Homicide of Jayvon Vance

Berkeley, MO - The FBI and Berkeley Police are asking for help with information about a cold case homicide and carjacking that happened on November 9, 2017 in Berkeley, Missouri. The victim, 30-year-old Jayvon Vance, was shot and killed around 9:40 PM. Earlier in the day, the victim was communicating with a person in a Facebook group using the moniker “Tony King.” The two agreed to meet later that night in the 6800 block of Friarwood Drive in Berkeley for a sales transaction.

The victim drove alone to the meeting place in a 2008 white Saturn SUV. At the time of the meeting, two black males were seen standing next to a white vehicle (possibly an SUV) and a black vehicle (possibly a Chevy Monte Carlo). A few minutes later, one gunshot was heard and both vehicles were seen leaving the area while the victim was left lying on the road.

Canfield Shooting 4-7-2021

Ferguson Detectives need help identifying and locating these subject's

Ferguson detectives need the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the two individuals seen in the attach images. These two individuals are associated with the shooting in the 2900-block of Canfield Dr (Canfield Green Apartments), on April7, 2021 which resulted in the death of 19 year old Elijha Walton. Immediately following the shooting, these two individuals are seen leaving the area in a gray Chevy Malibu. 

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