Warrant Arrest

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9/24 – 2:14 a.m. – Robert K. Washington, 47 of St. Louis, MO., arrested on a Madison County traffic warrant.  Incident occurred 100 Block of W. Washington St. 

Fall Gardening Is Your Time To Plan For Beautiful Spring 

Seasons come and go, but home gardening, environmental stewardship, and backyard food production take year-round effort. University of Illinois Extension provides timely tips in its fall edition of the popular Four Seasons Gardening horticulture workshops.  Each online workshop is free. Registration is required at the website listed. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate, contact … Read more

COUNTRY Financial® Supports Millstadt Police and Fire Departments with Operation Helping Heroes Donation

Millstadt, ILL (August 31, 2022) – COUNTRY Financial Representatives Ashley Reeder and Shane McGranahan are pleased to support Millstadt Police Department and Millstadt Fire Department with a $1,500 donation for each organization as part of the Operation Helping Heroes program.  The funds will be used to purchase personal protective equipment.  “We are so pleased to … Read more

Ciderman Triathlon Brings Commerce, Volunteerism, Health, & Fun

The 2nd annual CiderMan Sprint Triathlon was Sep 10, 2022, at Millstadt residents Rich and Mary MacKeen’s farm, Buttercup Ranch & Creamery.  Fifty-two athletes and volunteers from multiple states arrived to swim, bike and run in the countryside of Millstadt. Volunteers also helped to host a free concert on the farm on Sep 9.  Two … Read more

Millstadt Police Department Gets A Visit From St. James Students & Attends A 9/11 Remembrance At Gibault

On Friday, the kids and teachers from St. James Catholic School, Millstadt, IL walked to the police station to thank us for serving the community. Chief Hucke and Officer Witschie talked to the kids about serving and sacrificing for others. The school also gave cookies to the department earlier in the day. We truly appreciate … Read more

St. James & MCS Fans Donate To The Food Pantry

Oh my goodness!! Who do you cheer for at a baseball game between St James and MCS teams? It might be a tough choice. But congratulations to all the players for a job well done! Most of all the food pantry is the happy recipient of half a truckload of food that was donated by … Read more

Police Department To Hold Senior Citizen Police Academy

We are pleased to bring back our Senior Citizen Academy for the first time since 2018! This has always been a popular bi-yearly event, and we are glad to put it on for our community. We have an interesting agenda of topics planned, that we know the attendees will find interesting. The program is designed … Read more

Belleville Area Humane Society Has a Vet! Names First Ever Director of Veterinary Medicine

After 63 years and during a national veterinary shortage trend, Belleville Area Humane Society is proud to announce Dr. Jennifer Marquardt as the new BAHS Director of Veterinary Medicine, serving as the shelter’s very first full-time veterinarian EVER.  Having a full-time veterinarian will transform operations at BAHS and they look forward to all that they … Read more

Driving While Suspended

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8/24 – 1:00 p.m. – Tyler J. Harris, 34 of Ballwin, Missouri, cited for Driving While Suspended & Operation Uninsured Vehicle.  Incident occurred at West White Street & Polk Street.

Obstructing Identification – Resisting a Peace Officer

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8/21 – 12:08 a.m. – A Millstadt Officer initiated a traffic stop at Washington and Jefferson, due to the vehicle’s registration being expired and suspended.  During an investigation, it was discovered the driver lied about his identity due to a felony drug warrant out of Clinton County.  When the Millstadt Officer and two assisting Smithton … Read more

Warrant Arrest

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8/06 – 3:30 p.m. – Breanna R. Belosi, 29 of Millstadt, arrested on a felony theft warrant out of Millstadt.  Incident occurred in the first block of West Oak Street during a traffic stop.

Millstadt students named to dean’s list at UHSP

Amanda Wegner and Emily Stock of Millstadt were named to the dean’s list at University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis for the spring semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. For more than 155 years, University of Health … Read more

Warrant Arrest

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8/10 – 2:41 a.m. – Brittani R. Tuttle, 29 of Collinsville, arrested on multiple traffic and misdemeanor warrants out of Belleville and Fairview Heights.  Incident occurred during a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Jefferson Street.

Criminal Damage to Vehicle/Attempted Theft

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8/08 – 10:56 a.m. – Police took a criminal damage to vehicle report at Twelve 09 Motors, on East Washington Street.  The owner found someone had attempted to cut off the catalytic convertor on one of the vehicles.  It is believed the incident occurred some time between 8:00 p.m. on August 7th, and 10:00 a.m. … Read more

DUI Arrest

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8/06 – 7:23 p.m. – Christopher A. Ballard, 35 of Belleville, arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, and Speeding 35 Miles + Over the Speed Limit.  Incident occurred in the 5900 block of Floraville Road.

Felony Retail Theft

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8/03 – Police took a report of a theft of a power tool at Lee’s Home Center, which was believed to have occurred the previous day.  It is believed the suspect also commited a similar theft at a hardware store in Columbia shortly before the theft in Millstadt.  

Belleville Area Humane Society and Local Shelters Spring into Action to Overcome Flood Challenges in St. Clair County

July 27, 2022, Belleville, Il.–  The Belleville Area Humane Society (BAHS) is so very grateful for their community. Yesterday as the waters rose around Belleville Area Humane Society and St. Clair County Animal Adoption Center and Animal Services (SCCAC), THE COMMUNITY SHOWED UP.  The evacuation at the Adoption Center and Animal Services building started there … Read more

Millstadt Food Pantry Update

The Millstadt food pantry is so blessed to have folks that donate every month. One of those very special people is Ned Brubeck . Like clockwork, Ned brings in 24 boxes of complete pancake mix and 24 bottles of syrup. He knows that approximately 50 are distrubuted monthly. Ned, your generosity and kindness is so … Read more

4th Annual Millstadt Tin Man Half Marathon

Runners from ten states (Alaska, California, Colorado, Kansas, South Dakota, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri and Illinois) came to Millstadt on May 22, 2022, for the 4th Annual Millstadt Tin Man Half Marathon and 5K Races. Dave Bereda, from O’Fallon, IL, won the men’s half marathon, while Sadie Smith, from Kirkwood, MO, won the women’s half … Read more

Trespass – Resisting a Peace Officer

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6/25 – 7:40 a.m. – Beverley A. Schaffer, 60 of Belleville, charged with Criminal Trespass to Real Property & Resisting a Peace Officer.  Incident occurred in the 500 block of East Washington Street.