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Vehicle Crash with Entrapment

On Kautz Rd. at Ohio Ave.

On 12/21/21 at 11:54 a.m. St. Charles Police and Fire Department units were dispatched to an accident with injuries involving entrapment near the intersection of Kautz Rd. and Ohio Ave. Units from Geneva Fire Department and West Chicago Police Department also responded to assist.

Suspicious Incident Involving a Child

On 12/13/2021 at approximately 0811 hours, a juvenile female was walking on the sidewalk to her bus stop in the 1700 block of S. 7th Ave. on the east side of the roadway. A light colored larger SUV traveling southbound on S. 7th Ave. traveled into the oncoming traffic lane and stopped next to the juvenile. The occupant of the vehicle, a white male, between 50 and 60 years of age, with gray hair, asked the juvenile if she needed a ride to school and told the juvenile that he could give her a ride. The juvenile declined the offer and walked away from the vehicle.

St. Charles Police Release Thanksgiving Traffic Grant Numbers

The St. Charles Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement during the week preceding Thanksgiving. 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, the detailed officers:

Fox River Rescue

Motor Vehicle Accident

At 12:33 PM on 12/08/2021, St. Charles Fire and Police units responded to the report of a car into the Fox River. Geneva and South Elgin Fire Departments also responded to assist.

Suspicious Incident Involving a Child

Public Awareness

On December 2, 2021 at 12:55 PM, the St. Charles Police Department responded to the report of a suspicious incident involving a child in the 600 Blk. of S. 11th Avenue.

Two juveniles reported they were outside their residence when a male subject driving a black in color, unknown make/model vehicle stopped in the street. The male subject then reportedly told the juveniles that he had given their parents a ride home last week and reportedly asked the juveniles to come near his vehicle. The juveniles refused and the driver then left the area.

Police to Participate in IDOT Thanksgiving DUI & Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign

The St. Charles Police Department today reminds motorists of the dangers of impaired driving as millions of motorists will hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Illinois law enforcement will be working around the clock to make sure holiday travelers are buckled up and driving safely. From November 19 through November 29 additional officers will be assigned to DUI and seat belt enforcement.  St. Charles Officers will be participating in this statewide initiative.