Court records show that Zakrzewski has a history of peace disturbance, marijuana possession and misdemeanor assault. In 1986, he was charged with burglary in St. Louis County. In that case, he pleaded guilty of receiving stolen property and was fined $500.
Just this summer, the St. Louis collector of revenue's office filed suit against Zakrzewski for failure to pay property taxes, as the city had done at least two years previously. He was due in court for the most recent case on Oct. 31.
Zakrzewski was sentenced to five years in prison for eight counts of second-degree burglary, one count of receiving stolen property, one count of attempted second-degree burglary and three counts of stealing over $150.
All of those crimes happened in either St. Louis city or county, according to the Missouri Department of Corrections.
He was in a Missouri prison for two years, from 1987 to 1989. In 1990, he violated parole and returned to prison. He was released from prison again on Sept. 18, 1991, to be supervised by electronic monitoring. He completed his sentence on March 12, 1993.
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