News: Public Safety

Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News

Police News

2015 St. Charles Holiday Homecoming Parade Street Closures and Parking Information

The Parade is Saturday, November 28, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

The 2015 St. Charles Holiday Homecoming Parade will be held Saturday, November 28, 2015, on Main Street (Route 64). The parade is scheduled to step off at 5:30 PM on Main St. & 6th Street and travel east on Main, ending at 4th Avenue. Traffic on both, Main Street (Route 64) and 2nd Street (Route 31) will be detoured beginning at 5:15 PM. 

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Two Businesses Cited for Liquor Violations

Mayor Raymond Rogina, acting as Liquor Control Commissioner, enforced local liquor ordinances for two local businesses at the Nov. 16, 2015, meeting of the St. Charles Liquor Control Commission:

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St. Charles Police Department is participating in Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Safety Campaigns

Historically, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year, putting more people on the road and increasing the likelihood of crashes. 

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Results of Halloween Traffic Safety Campaign

Two DUI Arrests Among the Citations Issued

The St. Charles Police Department completed a three-day enforcement period in connection with the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket traffic safety campaigns, ending on November 1, 2015.  

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Burglary to Motor Vehicle / Fleeing and Eluding

At 0915 hrs. on October 27, 2015, St. Charles officers responded to the 900 block of Equity Drive to investigate the report of a suspected, in-progress burglary to a motor vehicle. Officers were provided a description of the suspect vehicle and three male occupants by a witness at the scene. Responding officers encountered the vehicle at 0917 hrs. travelling n/b in the 400 block of N. Kirk Road. Read more »

Fire News

Structure Fire 1549 Independence Avenue

On Sept. 16, at 12:37 a.m., the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1549 Independence Avenue. 

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June 6 Structure Fire 167 Lakeside Drive

1:22 p.m. on June 6, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the Amli Apartment Complex, 167 Lakeside Drive. 

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Hydrant Flushing

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting hydrant flushing at 2425 W. Main St. on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  The test will begin at approximately 8:00 A.M. and finish by 9:00A.M. 

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