On 08/17/21, the St. Charles Police Department received a report of a theft at Jimmy Johns Restaurant, 3841 E. Main Street. Employees at the business reported they had placed a jar on the counter by the cash register in order to collect money to fundraise for a sick co-worker. Employees reported that on 08/10/21, a male subject had entered the restaurant and stole the jar containing the money from the counter.
As Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer near, the St. Charles Police Department is partnering with law enforcement throughout the state to stop impaired driving and help save lives.
The high-visibility “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign will run through the early-morning hours of Sept. 7. During this period, motorists in St. Charles can expect to see stepped-up impaired driving patrols and seat-belt enforcement, particularly at night when seat-belt usage rates are at their lowest. Speeders and distracted drivers should also be aware.
On Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 12:00am, SCPD officers responded to the 0-99 Block of N. 3rd Street for the report of an armed robbery which had just occurred.
Mayor Lora Vitek, acting as Liquor Control Commissioner, enforced local liquor ordinances for two local businesses cited for selling alcohol to a minor.
The citations were considered at a July 27, 2021, hearing before the St. Charles Liquor Control Commission. The Commission considers alcohol, tobacco, and massage license issues.
On August 20, from 5 a.m. to noon, St. Charles Police Officers hosted a fundraiser benefitting Special Olympics Illinois at two Dunkin’ locations in St. Charles.
- 1566 E. Main St.
- 1711 W. Main St.
Thanks to all who came out to show their support!
The St. Charles Police Department once again has been awarded National Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). CALEA maintains professional standards for public safety to improve the delivery of services by participating law enforcement agencies. The St. Charles Police Department first achieved its accredited status in 1989, when it became one of the first agencies in the State of Illinois to become Nationally Accredited.
On Thursday July 15, 2021 at 3:31 PM, St. Charles Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to an apartment in the 200 block of N. Tyler Rd. for the report of a person who had been shot.
Upon arrival officers located a male resident of the apartment who had called 9-1-1. Also inside the apartment was another male subject, 20 years-of-age with an apparent gunshot wound to his head.
The St. Charles Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement over the course of the weekend preceding up to Independence Day and had additional officers working on the 4th of July itself. These extra patrols were held in conjunction with the nationwide Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort. The St. Charles Police joined other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois with their effort.
During the mobilization, St. Charles Police:
An Emergency Closure Hearing and Complaint for Liquor Control Violations for Trilogy Entertainment, LLC, was held at a special June 30, 2021, meeting of the St. Charles Liquor Control Commission.
Prior to the hearing, the owner of Trilogy Entertainment surrendered his City of St Charles liquor license to City officials and further indicated in a signed letter that Trilogy Entertainment, LLC, will not re-open in St. Charles, Illinois. The letter was read into the record.