Residential Burglaries

On Monday March 3, 2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the St. Charles Police Department responded to a residence in the 0-100 block of Roosevelt Street reference to an attempted residential burglary.  The resident reported that sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. someone attempted to pry open a rear door.  No entry was made into the residence and no property was reported missing.

A short time later, officers responded to the 800 block of Gray Street reference to a reported residential burglary.  The resident reported that sometime between 7:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Read more »

Child Incident Bulletin - Update

On February 11, 2014, the St. Charles Police Department took a report for a suspicious incident involving a child at a bus stop.

Officers from the St. Charles Police Department, after further investigation, learned that the incident was not of a malicious nature.  The alleged suspect was located and it was determined to be an older resident of the neighborhood who regularly drives in the area and innocently stopped to offer the three children a ride due to the extreme cold weather. 

The safety of our citizens is of the upmost importance to the St. Read more »

St. Charles Police Department Hosting 2014 Citizens Police Academy

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a part of the law enforcement profession?  The St. Charles Police Department once again is hosting its annual Citizens Police Academy, which will run from March 18 through May 15, 2014. Read more »

Be Aware of Scammers Calling Claiming to be from Microsoft

St. Charles residents recently have reported that subjects purporting to be from Microsoft have called several times over the last week, and attempted to “help fix a problem” with residents’ home computers/laptops. The callers have been both male and female, and have a strong foreign accent.

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St. Charles Police Department Receives Illinois State Traffic Award

On August 21, 2013, the St. Charles Police Department was awarded the Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Award for agencies in their size category. Read more »

Identity Theft – Don’t Become a Victim

While reviewing police reports, some Identity Theft reports were noted and it seemed like a good time to send out information on how not to become a victim.

Tips for preventing identity theft include:

  • Shred any trash that may contain personl information, including:
    • credit applications
    • charge receipts
    • insurance forms
    • medical statements
    • checks and bank statements
    • expired credit and debit cards
    • and direct mail credit offers
  • Occasionally have your credit reports checked by calling;

Arrest Made for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse: City of St. Charles and Unincorporated Hampshire

A 22 year old Hampshire man was taken into custody and charged yesterday with nine felony counts after a five month long investigation completed by members of the St. Charles Police Department and the Child Advocacy Center.  Nathan Lake, of 44W011 Plank Road, Hampshire, was taken into custody yesterday afternoon. Read more »

Police Officers to Stake Out Dunkin' Donuts Rooftops for 11th Straight Year!

St. Charles, IL—May 28, 2013—For the 11th year in a row, hundreds of law enforcement officers from throughout the State of Illinois will stake out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops – including the one at 1711 W. Main Street – to benefit Special Olympics Illinois on Friday, May 31, beginning at 6 a.m.  Read more »

Fine Art Show Street Closures - May 24 - 26, 2013

The 2013 St. Charles Fine Art Show will be held on Saturday May 25, 2013 and Sunday May 26, 2013.  To accommodate this event there will be several street closures beginning at 5:00 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013.  Read more »

National Police Week 2013

This week is National Police Week – a week set aside to remember the many law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty and to honor those officers who serve and protect our communities every day.  Blue ribbons are available at the City of St. Charles reception desk for those who would like to tie one on their car antennae in recognition and support.   A Law Enforcement exhibition in honor of National Police Week is on display in the south window of the St. Read more »

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