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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.

Police Department Maintains National Accreditation

The Police Department has held CALEA Accreditation since 1989

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.

Reckless Conduct - Armed Violence

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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.