FHPD Press Releases

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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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Guilty Plea in Sex Abuse Case

A former Fairview Heights resident, Michael L. Lindsey (W/M, 36 years of age) plead guilty this week to aggravated criminal sexual abuse.  The plea stems from a 2018 case, where Lindsey was charged with two felony-counts of sexually abusing a child under the age of...

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Major Case Squad Concluded-Two Suspects Charged

Today, the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is announcing that two individuals have been charged with the shooting death of Kameron J. Dorsey, at his home, 108 Lakeland Hills Drive, Fairview Heights, on Wednesday, February 19th.  The St. Clair County State...

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Major Case Squad Announces Charges in Homicide

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has announced they have one person in custody in connection to the February 19, 2020, shooting death of Kameron J. Dorsey, at his home at 108 Lakeland Hills Drive, Fairview Heights. The Office of St. Clair County State...

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