FHPD Press Releases

Suspect Charged in March 2020 Armed Robbery

On Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Fairview Heights Police Department received an arrest warrant, charging: Demarco Q, Robinson 22 years old 200 block of South Church Street Belleville, IL     With one-count of Armed Robbery, which is a class X felony.  His bond...

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Mother Stabs Daughter and Family Pet

On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at approximately 7:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Brittany Drive for a mother chasing her daughter down the street with a knife. When officers arrived, they quickly took the mother into custody and began to search...

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Tip Leads To Drug Bust and Stolen Gun

On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at approximately, 11:40 a.m., officers were alerted to the Fresh Thyme parking lot, 6569 North Illinois, to investigate suspicious behavior; an anonymous caller reported what was believed to be a drug transaction. When officers arrived,...

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Best Websites for COVID-19 Information

In light of the recent warnings related to COVID-19, the Fairview Heights Police Department is committed to providing the same professional services that residents and visitors are accustomed.  Our command staff has been meeting with other agencies to agree on the...

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Fatal Structure Fire

Fairview Heights, IL – At approximately 0237 hours on March 13th, 2020, the Fairview Heights Police Department and French Village Fire Department responded to the 9100 block of Bunkum Road for a report of a structure fire. Upon the fire being extinguished, a deceased...

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This St. Patrick’s Day, Celebrate Responsibly

The Fairview Heights Police Department will conduct special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day, to crack down on impaired drivers and encourage people to wear their seat belts. Celebrated throughout the country, St. Patrick’s Day is one of the deadliest holidays of the...

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Police Investigate Fatal Weekend Crash

On Saturday, March 7th, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Lincoln Trail at Commerce Lane. When officers arrived just after the crash, they located a severely damaged, black Mercedes passenger car resting on its side...

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Stolen Firearm Recovered, Suspect Charged

On Monday, March 2nd, 2020, a Fairview Heights patrol officer approached a male who was acting suspiciously near the entrance of Total Wine & More, 5905 North Illinois.  The officer had seen the male several times throughout the morning walking on Joseph Drive or...

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