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6/30/19 River Rescue at the Fox River Dam

At 1:23 p.m. on June 30, 2019, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to a reported river rescue just north of the Fox River Dam. Fire units were on the scene by 1:24 p.m. and found a disabled boat with three people inside approximately 1000 yards north of the dam. The anchor line for the boat was not holding and the strong winds from the approaching storm were blowing the boat towards the dam.

Fire Department River Rescue at the Railroad Trestle

At 4:41 p.m. 6/24/19, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to a reported river rescue with a child and an adult trapped on a pylon underneath the railroad trestle bridge close to Salerno’s Restaurant: 320 N. Second Street. Multiple 911 calls were received by Tri Com and an exact location was given for the victims. Fire units were on the scene within one minute and found one adult and two children standing on a pier underneath the bridge next to a paddle boat. All three had personal floatation devices.

Police Report:

Aggravated Domestic Battery – Trespass To Residence

On Wednesday 06/19/19 at 7:19 PM, officers responded to the 1700 blk. Cumberland Green Dr. for the report of a domestic battery in progress.  Upon police arrival the offender had fled the scene.  The offender was identified to police as, Aric J.

St. Charles Police Complete Command Program

at Northwestern University in Evanston

St. Charles Police Commander Chuck Pierce and Sergeant Rich Clark recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety in Evanston, Ill.

The program provides upper-level college instruction in a total of 27 core blocks. Graduates complete courses in areas such as Organizational Behavior, Strategic Planning and Management, Principles and Practices of Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Workplace Relations.

Police: Patrols Keeping Impaired Drivers Off the Road

Celebrate July 4th Responsibly

The St. Charles Police Department announced plans for July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign runs from June 17 through July 8 to encompass three summer weekends leading up to and after Independence Day.

“We’re asking all of our residents and visitors to celebrate Independence Day safely,” said Commander Eric Majewski. “It’s simple: If you’re driving, don’t drink or use drugs. Our officers will be out in full force to keep impaired drivers off the road.”

Police Report:

Home Invasion 300 Block of Illinois Street

On June 14, 2019, at 1:58 AM, officers were dispatched to the report of a criminal sexual assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers encountered the suspect who was outside of the victim’s residence. The suspect was identified as:

Jason A. Carter

42 years old

St. Charles, Illinois

Police Report:

Residential Burglary on S. 13th Street

On June 13, 2019, at 1:02 p.m. Officers were dispatched to the report of a residential burglary that had just occurred. The first officer arrived on scene within one minute of being dispatched.

The homeowner reported that he returned home and interrupted what appeared to be a residential burglary attempt. A struggle ensued and the two offenders fled from the house on foot. St. Charles Fire Department units were also dispatched and the homeowner was transported to Northwestern Delnor Hospital with minor injuries.

Police Report:

Fatal Motorcycle Accident June 8

On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 5:44PM, the St. Charles Police and Fire Departments responded to the 2500 blk of E. Main St. for a motorcycle crash involving injuries.  A 2002 Suzuki motorcycle being driven by a 49 year old male was westbound on E. Main St. when the motorcycle hit a vehicle that was stopped facing east in the center median. The stopped vehicle was waiting to make a left hand turn.  The driver was ejected from the motorcycle, which continued eastbound into the westbound lanes striking another vehicle.

Police Report:

Traffic Crash with Injury – Unlawful Possession Of Weapon & Stolen Motor Vehicle.

On Monday June 3, 2019 at 9:08 A.M., St. Charles Police and Fire Department units were dispatched to the report of an accident with injuries in the 1600 block of N. Kirk Rd.  Callers also reported that one person involved in the crash was in possession of a handgun.

St. Charles Police Department Releases Memorial Day Enforcement Numbers

The St. Charles Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement May 10 - May 28, 2019, reminding motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, day or night, as part of 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 to reduce highway deaths by issuing citations to unbuckled motorists and arresting impaired drivers. 

During the 18 day mobilization, St. Charles Police issued:

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