FHPD Press Releases

Suspect Charged with Sex Crimes

On 09/08/2020, the Fairview Heights Police Department initiated an investigation into a series of sexual assaults, which occurred between 2004-2011 in both Fairview Heights and East St. Louis.  The victim, who is now an adult, reported that a family member began...

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Suspect Charged After Burglary and Death Threats

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Cedar Drive to investigate a burglary.  When they arrived, the female victim reported that she believed her ex-boyfriend broke into her home, destroyed numerous items,...

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Mall Shooter Apprehended

Update to Shooting at St. Clair Square Mall. On Friday, October 2, 2020, the shooting suspect from August 18 was arrested by the United States Marshals Service in Milwaukee, WI. The suspect had been identified by the Fairview Heights Detectives with assistance from...

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Police Investigate Accidental Death

On Monday, September 14, 2020, at 2:15 p.m., officers responded to the 9700 block of Old Lincoln Trail for an accidental death. Officers arrived to discover the victim, Curtis Johnson Jr, 31 years of age, Granite City, IL, dead.  Officers found that Johnson was...

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The Last Suspect in a 2019 Armed Robbery Charged

On Sunday, February 17, 2019, at just before 8 a.m., officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Trailway Motel, 10039 Lincoln Trail.  While responding, officers learned the suspects had fled the area westbound on St. Clair Avenue and were provided...

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Police Seek Your Help to Identify Robbery Suspects

The Fairview Heights Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify the two males shown in this video.  They are the suspects who robbed Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Fairview Heights on September 2nd at gunpoint  If you have any information, please...

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Police Investigate Early Morning Armed Robbery

On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020, at approximately 7:50 a.m., officers responded to Five Guys Burgers, 6570 North Illinois, to investigate an armed robbery that had just occurred. When officers arrived, it was learned that two males had entered the backdoor to the...

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