FHPD Press Releases

Update-Police Investigate Suspicious Death

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, the Criminal Investigation’s Unit of the Fairview Heights Police Department requested the St. Clair County State Attorney, James Gomric’s office review this case, seeking an arrest warrant. Today, an arrest warrant was filed, charging:...

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Man Drove Stolen Car to Commit Car Burglaries

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at approximately 2 p.m., officers responded to Old School Automotive, 10085 Lincoln Trail for a report of a man, who was seen burglarizing cars parked on the parking lot waiting for repairs.  Employees of the business provided a description...

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Police Investigate Suspicious Death

On Monday, July 12, 2021, at approximately 9:30 a.m., officers were requested to check on the welfare of an elderly female at a house in the 200 block of Oxford Avenue.  Officers responded and found the decomposing body of an elderly female in a bedroom of the home. ...

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Skyzone Investigation Concludes

The Fairview Heights Police Department has completed a review of the incident which occurred at Sky Zone on June 26, 2021.  Response to resistance reviews are routinely done within the department.  The Command Staff committed many hours in reviewing several videos,...

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Attempt to Locate Missing Person

On July 8, 2021 at approximately 7 p.m., it was reported to the Fairview Heights Police department that Tyshawn D. Owens, 25 years of age, had left northern Illinois on a Greyhound Bus in route to Memphis, TN to visit his grandmother.  Tyshawn called his relative and...

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Disturbance at Skyzone Leads to Juvenile Arrests

On Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 10:30 p.m., officers were sent to Skyzone, 10850 Lincoln Trail, for a disturbance inside the business.  While officers were arriving, they were advised that the disturbance had ended but there were over 200 patrons, mostly juveniles in...

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Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, May 23, 2021 at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Fairview Heights Police Department was notified by a caller on 9-1-1 of a serious motorcycle crash with injuries on Union Hill Road at Knob Hill.  When officers arrived, they found several bystanders providing...

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This Memorial Day, ‘Click It or Ticket’

Now, through Memorial Day weekend, the Fairview Heights Police Department is stepping up enforcement to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, a popular time for traveling to visit family and friends....

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