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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