Clipped From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ROBBERY CHAR6ESAGAINST VINCENT GENDRON DROPPED Charges of armed rnhUrv against Vincent Gendron, 4200 block of Warne avenue were nol-prossed by the circuit attorney's office yesterday when the victim failed to identify him in the court of Circuit Judge David A. McMullan. John Chapnick, who operates a tavern at 620 Pine street, testified he was robbed of $1500 and a diamond ring valued at $1000 by two men last Jan. 6 on the front porch of his home, 5901 Waterman boulevard. Gendron, a former convict, was arrested three days later. Earlier this week, armed robbery charges against James Pur-cell, 2500 block of Dodier street, were dismissed because results of a lie detector test were inconclusive. He also is a former convict.