News: Public Safety
Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News
On April 23, 2014 at approximately 9:10 a.m., the St. Charles Police Department responded to a report of two residential burglaries that occurred between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on this date. A resident of the 1000 block of Crestwood Circle reported that she discovered an unknown subject was inside her residence, who then fled in an unknown direction. Forced entry was made to gain access to the residence; the incident is under investigation. Read more »
On 4-17-2014 at approximately 2:00 p.m., officers from the St. Charles Police Department arrested Chang-Li Wang, a 47-year-old woman, and charged her with Prostitution and Violation of the Massage Licensing Act.
The St. Charles Police Department received a citizen complaint regarding suspicious activity possibly occurring at the business which led the St. Charles Police Department to conduct an investigation for suspected prostitution activity at the H.H. Health Care Therapy, located at 525 S. Tyler Road, Unit O, St. Charles, Illinois. Read more »
The St. Charles Police Department has partnered with local area apartment managers in the City of St. Charles to implement a line of open communication, training, and guidance to be utilized among the different apartment complexes and the police department.
The goal of these meetings is to prevent future issues, whether they stem from occupants of the apartment complexes, vagrants, or criminal activity; as well as offering managers different subject training sessions, which includes topics such as utility information and fire prevention tips. Read more »
The St. Charles Police Department would like to remind the community that concerned residents can report any suspicious activity within the city in two ways. Read more »
It is that time of year again when businesses start going door to door selling their products and/or services. The City of St. Charles would like to remind citizens and potential solicitors that there is a process that needs to be followed before any solicitation can begin.
There are two types of solicitation; charitable and profitable. If it is a charitable organization there is no fee; however, they still need to register with the City; if it is a profitable organization, there are fees that need to be paid during the registration process. 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 »