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Charge in Theft from Jimmy Johns

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.

St. Charles Police Increase Patrols During Labor Day Weekend

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.

Hydrant Flow Testing Aug. 19

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting Hydrant Flow Testing near 101 S. Randall Road on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The test will begin at approximately 11:00 A.M. and finish by 12:00 P.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.

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