Police Investigate Fatal Crash

On Monday, October 11, 2021 at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a traffic crash on IL Rt 161 just north of Old Lincoln Trail in Fairview Heights.  The crash was called in on 9-1-1, by the driver of the only vehicle involved, who reported a pedestrian had...

Juvenile Detained in Carjacking Incident

On September 23, 2021, at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers from the Fairview Heights Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of Anita in reference to a motor vehicle theft complaint. Prior to officers arriving on scene, a call was received for a vehicular...

Man Charged Over Catalytic Converter Thefts

On Friday, 09/17/2021, the FHPD responded to numerous calls for thefts of catalytic converters stolen off of vehicles overnight.  The FHPD was aware that the Swansea Police Department had arrested a subject that was in possession of a number of catalytic converters...

Man Charged After Robbing Gas Station

On Thursday, 09/16/2021, at approximately 9:30pm, Fairview Heights Police Officers were dispatched to an Armed Robbery that had just occurred at Circle K, 10070 Bunkum Road.  A suspect had entered the gas station, brandished a gun at the clerk, and demanded the...

This Labor Day, Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

As Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer near, The Fairview Height Police Department is partnering with law enforcement throughout the state to stop impaired driving and help save lives. Impaired driving kills more than 10,000 people in the United States each...

Man Charged After Ramming Squad Car

  On 08/10/2021 at approximately 6:50 pm FHPD officers located a stolen pickup truck on the parking lot of Walgreens, 6505 N Illinois St, Fairview Heights.  Officers were aware that the vehicle had been involved in several recent crimes in the area.  When...