News: Public Safety
Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News
On Monday, December 2, 2013 officers from the St. Charles Police Department responded to the area of the 100 Block of S. 17th Street for a report of a man who pushed his way into an apartment after the victim opened the door. Once the subject, Marquis Walker, 26 years old of Broadview, Illinois, pushed his way past the victim, he started threatening the resident with a knife. The offender was known to the residents of the apartment. He subsequently fled from the scene on foot. No reported injuries related to this incident. Read more »
The St. Charles Police Department completed a two-week enforcement period in connection with a Traffic Safety Campaign, ending on December 1, 2013. This safety campaign is done in cooperation with, and funded by, the Illinois Department of Transportation.
During this enforcement period, St. Read more »
The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting a hydrant flow test at 3800 Commerce Dr., on Thursday, July 11, from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear. In the event rusty water discolors clothes while being laundered, please be sure to keep the clothing wet, and contact the Public Works Department at 377-4405 to request a rust-removing solution packet. Read more »