Category Archives: Press Releases

Couple Charged After Tuesday Night Stabbing

Charges have been filed following the Tuesday, December 11th stabbing outside of the Wingate Hotel in Fairview Heights. Marcus D Jenkins 24 years of age and Olivia A Mason-Jenkins 23 years of age Both from the 1100 block of Express Dr, Belleville, are accused of conspiring to commit the following offenses: Armed Robbery Class X […]

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Fight Leaves Victim With Stab Wounds

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the Wingate Hotel, 140 Ludwig Dr. to investigate an altercation, which occurred in a vehicle outside of the hotel. The female caller was found to be a victim of several stab wounds that had resulted from being attacked by another female. The female […]

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Medical Issue Blamed for Three Car Crash

On Sunday, December 9, 2018, at just before 9 p.m., officers responded to the area of Route 50 at Route 159 for a multiple-vehicle crash. When officers arrived to investigate, it was determined a vehicle traveling westbound on Route 50 had crossed into oncoming traffic at the intersection with Route 159 and struck another vehicle […]

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Fairview Heights Names New Police Chief

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the Fairview Heights Mayor and city council voted unanimously to appoint Captain, Christopher Locke as the city’s new Police Chief. Chris is a 24-year veteran of the police department and has served in many different capacities during his career along with being a Deputy Commander of the Major Case Squad […]

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Theft Suspects Charged with Armed Robbery

On Thursday, November 28, 2018, at approximately 2:40 p.m., a Fairview Heights police officer was notified of a theft that had just occurred at the Victoria’s Secret Pink department store in the St. Clair Square Mall. The Pink store manager reported to the officer that two female suspects had entered the store and concealed a […]

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Police Release Armed Robbery Video

The Fairview Heights Police Department is releasing the video of a suspect who robbed the Dollar General Store on October 11th. The video shows the suspect carrying what appears to be an AK-47 rifle with a wooden stock. The suspect also appears to be the same suspect who robbed a convenience store in Caseyville, IL. […]

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Officers Respond to Evening Armed Robbery

On Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at approximately 8:15 p.m., officers responded to the Dollar General Store, 5217 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, for multiple 911 calls reporting an armed robbery in progress. When officers arrived, they learned employees had been confronted by a male suspect wearing a black ski mask. The suspect, who was carrying […]

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