FHPD Press Releases

Police Investigate Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle

On Thursday, April 14 2022, at approximately 1:36 p.m., officers from the Fairview Heights Police Department responded to the T.G.I. Friday’s parking lot, 6900 North Illinois, for a vehicle verses pedestrian crash.  While officers responded, it was learned that the...

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Man Arrested for Battering Officer

On Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at approximately 7:10 pm, a uniformed Fairview Heights Police Officer was patrolling inside of the St. Clair Square Mall.  The officer was contacted by employees and told that two subjects had just stolen items from their store.  The...

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Armed Robbery Suspect Charged

On 12/21/2021 at approximately 4 p.m., officers responded to Hobby Lobby, 6549 North Illinois to investigate an armed robbery that had just occurred on the parking lot.  When officers arrived, it was learned that a male suspect had approached a male putting packages...

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Charges Issued in Mall Shooting

“The actions of these three individuals will be vigorously prosecuted by my office. Violent acts
like this which put innocent bystanders at risk of serious harm will not be tolerated. We commend
the Fairview Heights Police Department and all assisting agencies for their quick response and
thorough investigation of this matter.” – James Gomric

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Fairview Heights Police Department