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St. Charles Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Mug Shot
Dispute Results in Stabbing Incident

On June 5th, 2021 at 3:46 PM Officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing outside of an apartment building in the 1400 block of S. 14th Street. Upon arrival, officers encountered the victim, a 38-year-old male, who had sustained an apparent stab wound to the neck. Officers also encountered the suspect, who was identified as:




Randy L. Wilson


St. Charles, IL

Water Main Flushing May 21

2049 Marlowe Blvd - Prairie Centre Clubhouse

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting water main flushing at The Prairie Centre Clubhouse – 2049 Marlowe Boulevard, Friday May 21, 2021. The test will begin at approximately 1:00 P.M. and finish by 2:00 P.M. the same day.

Beware of COVID-19 Vaccination Scams

Vaccine is Free

Please be aware that COVID-19 vaccination scams have been victimizing people nationwide ever since the first vaccine became available for emergency use. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the Federal Trade Commission, and the Illinois Department of Aging, to name a few, have all published warnings about these scams recently, and we feel it’s important to address this issue as well.

St. Charles Police Warn of Continued Fraudulent Activity

The St Charles Police Department has seen a big increase of fraud reports from our citizens during the last couple of months. The majority of recent reports involve the unemployment scam. If you feel you’re a victim of this scam, do not activate the debit card you receive and immediately contact the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) at (800) 814-0513 or visit their website at (

Social Worker Supports Our Police & Fire Departments

When police officers or firefighters respond to a call and arrive at the scene, they often find that the situation requires additional professional assistance. Sometimes it’s clear that crisis intervention services for traumatized victims, mental illness, or other issues are desperately needed. That’s when the expertise of Sandra Rincon, the St. Charles Police Social Worker comes in.