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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.

St. Charles Police Release Halloween Traffic Grant Numbers

The St. Charles Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement in the week leading up to and including Halloween.  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:

Police to Increase Patrols thru Halloween

Part of IDOT DUI Grant

The St. Charles Police Department will be participating with agencies across the state as they seek to curb intoxicated driving over the weeks preceding and up to Halloween.

The high-visibility “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign will run through the early-morning hours of November 1st.  During this period, motorists in St. Charles will see an increase in patrols as officers will be specifically designated to locate dangerous intoxicated drivers.