FHPD Press Releases

Police Investigate a Car vs. Bicycle Crash

On Friday, 06/09/2023, just before 8:00 PM, the officers from the Fairview Heights Police Department responded to a traffic crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle in the area of Lincoln Trail near Sheryl Lane. When officers arrived, they observed a heavily damaged...

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30 Annual SILEC/SIPCA Awards

Press Release  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 13, 2023  On Thursday, January 19, 2023, at 7:00 p.m., SILEC (Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission) and SIPCA (Southern Illinois Police Chiefs' Association) will co-host their 30th Annual SILEC/SIPCA Awards...

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Michigan Man Charged in Vehicular Hijacking

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at approximately 11:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of St. Clair Avenue near Rt 157, Fairview Heights, to investigate a vehicular hijacking that had just occurred. When officers arrived, the victim met police and reported a...

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Suspect Charged in Armed Abduction

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Fairview Heights Police Officers were dispatched to 317 Salem Place, Fairview Heights, to investigate a possible abduction at gunpoint.  Officers were provided with a vehicle description, which was a white,...

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Axe Wielding Suspect Apprehended

On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 1600 block of Sycamore, to investigate a home invasion, which had just occurred.  When officers arrived, the suspect was no longer on scene. Officers later learned the neighbor, Michael...

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Driver Charged in Road Rage Incident

On Saturday, April 16, 2022, the St. Clair County State's Attorney issued a warrant of arrest for; 43 year old, Danny R  Brackey, II, of Mascoutah, charging him with Aggravated Battery-Great Bodily Harm, a Class 3 felony.  Brackey's bond has been set at $75,000 (10%...

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