FHPD Press Releases

Major Case Squad Activate in Fairview Heights

      On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at approximately 8:40 p.m., the Fairview Heights Police Department received a 9-1-1 call, reporting a man had been shot at a residence on Lakeland Hills Drive, Fairview Heights. Responding officers found an...

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Sex Offender Charged for Failure to Register

Recently, the Fairview Heights Police Department launched an investigation into the possibility that a sex offender had taken up residence at the Winchester Apartment complex in Fairview Heights without reporting to police. According to the Illinois Sex Offender...

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Police Nab Juvenile Car Thieves

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at approximately 6:00 a.m., officers responded to Circle K, 301 Salem Place to investigate a stolen vehicle, which had just occurred.  The truck, a 2012 Dodge Ram, had been left parked and unoccupied on the parking lot with the engine...

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Drive Merry, Bright, and Sober This Holiday Season

With holiday festivities rapidly approaching, the Fairview Heights Police Department announced that it will participate in a national enforcement campaign to crack down on impaired and unbuckled drivers from Dec. 16 through Jan. 2. “While parties are an enjoyable part...

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Suspect Charged After Injuring Officer

On Friday, December 13, 2019 the Saint Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged the following suspect with 2 counts of Armed Violence, Aggravated Battery, Controlled Substance Trafficking, Manufacture/Deliver Fentanyl, Aggravated Possession of a Stolen Vehicle,...

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