FHPD Press Releases

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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Police Investigate Shots Being Fired into a Home

On Monday, November 29, 2021, at approximately 9:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Potomac Drive at Concord Drive, to investigate a report of several gunshots being fired in the area.  Officers arrived to find several witnesses, who reported seeing gunshots...

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Police Investigate Fatal Crash

On Monday, October 11, 2021 at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a traffic crash on IL Rt 161 just north of Old Lincoln Trail in Fairview Heights.  The crash was called in on 9-1-1, by the driver of the only vehicle involved, who reported a pedestrian had...

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