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Free Class Announcement

The Fairview Heights Police Department is happy to announce our next Stop the Bleed class.  Mark your calendars for June 13th from 6-8 p.m. at the police department. The class is free and open to anyone who may want to learn how to properly use a tourniquet and stop the bleeding. The program was developed […]

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Police Release Video of Armed Robbery

Today, the Fairview Heights Police are releasing video of the April 1st, armed robbery at the Family Dollar, 10231 Lincoln Trail. Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the case.  Anyone with information is urged to contact police at (618) 489-2100 or by sending us a private message through Facebook.  You […]

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Armed Robbery-Family Dollar

On Monday, April 1, 2019 at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers responded to Family Dollar, 10231 Lincoln Trail, for an armed robbery that had just occurred. When officers arrived, they learned that a slender, black male with grey facial hair, wearing a dark jacket with white hood, San Antonio Spurs baseball cap, blue pants, and one […]

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Heightened enforcement of hands-free law in April, National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Fairview Heights Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police, and more than 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to remind drivers to drop their phones or pay up. Motorists will see increased patrols and enforcement zones across […]

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Three Armed Men Rob Sprint Store

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, at approximately 9:20 p.m., officers responded to Sprint PCS, 105 Frey Lane to investigate an armed robbery, which had just occurred. When officers arrived, they learned that three males had entered through the rear of the business while one employee took out the trash.  The three suspects were all dressed […]

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St. Louis Man Charged After String of Thefts

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, Fairview Heights Police received an 8-count warrant, charging:               Jermaine R. Wesley 27 years of age St. Louis, MO with the following: 3 Counts of Retail Theft-Class 3 Felony 3 Counts of Retail Theft-Subsequent Offenses-Class 4 Felony 2 Counts of Resisting A Police Officer-Class […]

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