Sergeant Stoehner enlisted into the United States Marine Corps in 1986, and received an honorable discharge in 1990. During his tour in the Marines, he was trained all around the world, while assigned to a specialized Airborne Unit. At the time of discharge, his rank was Corporal E4.
Sergeant Stoehner began his career with the St. Louis County Police Department on August 21, 1991, as a patrol officer and was assigned to the 3rd precinct. As an officer for the County, he was assigned in several precincts. He was a patrolman in the 1st, 3rd, 4th, the Metro Link Unit, and the Wellston detail.
In 2004, he was transferred into the Bureau of Drug Enforcement as a Detective with BSI Vice, Multi-Jurisdictional task force. He was then assigned to be an Undercover Detective with the Street Enforcement Team and attached to the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. While assigned to this specialized unit, he was one of the major buyers of illegal narcotics at street level. In May 2009, he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the North County Precinct. In August 2012 he was transferred to the Affton Southwest Precinct and in May 2013 to his current assignment as watch supervisor in the Central County Precinct.
Sergeant Stoehner has been the recipient of numerous awards of appreciation and Chief's Commendations. He resides in St. Louis County, where he was born and raised, with his wife, Susan, and 3 children. In addition to being a loyal supporter of the Police Department, his 1st priority is being a husband and father. In his spare time, his hobby/passion is hunting and golf.