FHPD Press Releases

Police Investigate Shots Being Fired into a Home

On Monday, November 29, 2021, at approximately 9:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Potomac Drive at Concord Drive, to investigate a report of several gunshots being fired in the area.  Officers arrived to find several witnesses, who reported seeing gunshots...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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