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.
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 »
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;
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Double K Car Show to be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Read more »
The St. Charles Police Department will host its first ever Youth Police Academy this summer. Read more »
The St. Charles Police Department would like to remind citizens that services are available for victims and witnesses of crime.