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Police News

Child Incident Bulletin - Date of Incident: 06.30.2015

The following incident occurred on June 30, 2015, at approximately 1430 hours:

CR#  15 - 14519: Suspicious Incident with a Child

Location:  Harvest Hills Park, located at 3010 Heritage Drive in St. Charles, IL

Physical Description: Male; H; Age 20 -30; Hair: brown/black; English speaking; no other identifiable features.

Clothing: Red t-shirt

Vehicle: A newer, red pick-up truck. Read more »

Traffic and Parking Advisory - 4th of July Fireworks

Fireworks for the St. Charles Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4, will be held at Pottawatomie Park. To accommodate the large volume of traffic, additional parking restrictions will be posted and in effect on several local streets.  Motorists are encouraged to check carefully for posted restrictions before parking. The following streets are among those with added restrictions:

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Operation Safe Summer on 64 Campaign Results

As this past school year came to an end and summer began, the St. Charles Police Department issued a number of safe driving reminders. In addition, St. Charles Police conducted a traffic safety campaign along the Main Street (Route 64) corridor.

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Diamond Scam

At approximately 3 p.m. on June 1, a female victim was approached inside of Jewel/Osco, 2073 Prairie St., by a male subject who identified himself as Oscar Lopez. Lopez explained to the victim that he found a diamond at a cleaning job where he is employed. Lopez stated he needed a ride to Meijer, 855 S. Randall Rd. Another female overheard this conversation and stated she needed a ride to Meijer as well. The victim drove the two to Meijer where Lopez showed them five diamonds and three gold coins. The unknown female said she would take the items into Meijer to be appraised by a friend. Read more »

St. Charles Police Department Bike Rodeo Canceled

The St. Charles Police Department has canceled the bike rodeo planned for Thursday, June 25 at James O. Breen Park 

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Fire News

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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Structure Fire 104 Shoreline Court

At 8:40 p.m. Friday, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported fire involving the exterior wall of the home located at 104 Shoreline Court. 

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