Millstadt American Legion Post 502 Celebrates 100th Anniversary

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American Legion Post 502 in Millstadt will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:00p.m. at the VFW Hall in Millstadt. To recognize your service we are inviting you, your spouse or significant other, family, and friends to attend. To keep cost under control we are asking all veterans who attend to … Read more

Driving While Suspended

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9/18 – 10:04 p.m. – Jerrod W. Bohnenstiehl, 42 of Fairview Heights, charged with Driving While Suspended & Operation Uninsured Vehicle. The incident occurred in the 300 block of East Washington Street.

Plant Your Native Garden This Fall

If you missed the window for planting native plants in your garden this spring, don’t worry, you still have time to get them in the ground in the fall. “Growing native plants is a great way to benefit the environment, wildlife, and bring some interesting and beautiful plants to your garden,” says Gemini Bhalsod, University … Read more

Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer/Domestic Battery

9/14 – 11:05 p.m. – Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call on East Oak Street. The disturbance was between a male and female who reside together. A Smithton Officer responded for backup. When the Officers attempted to arrest the male suspect he struck the Smithton Officer in the face with his fist. During … Read more

Burglary to Vehicle

9/14 – Police took a burglary to vehicle report in the 500 block of West Laurel Street. Someone entered a vehicle sometime between September 8th and September 14 and stole an ipad and laptop computer. There was no sign of forced entry. Anyone with information should contact the police department.

Driving While Suspended

9/10 – 9:17 a.m. – Angelita S. Barton, 38 of Belleville, charged with Driving While Suspended. The incident occurred at East Washington and Baltz Street.

Burglary to Vehicle

9/01 – 11:30 p.m. – Police responded to a vehicle burglary in a parking lot on West Mill Street. Witnesses reported seeing a subject entering an unlocked vehicle and committing a theft. Upon investigating the victim found his Juul vaping pods had been stolen. The suspect was described as a black male with dreadlocks. There … Read more

Millstadt Sister Cities Organization 19th Annual Youth Ambassadors Exchange

Youth Ambassadors Exchange – After a month-long visit in Germany, Millstadt Youth Ambassadors, Sophia Biehl and Devin Tucker, hosted their German exchange partners in Millstadt:Sophia Biehl / Robert & Jill Biehl family – Luca AmannDevin Tucker / Ryan and Sarah Tucker family – Charlotte Breid Accompanied by their host families, Luca and Charlotte were greeted … Read more

Online Master Gardener Training Available

The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener program will offer fall online training sessions.  The online training includes topics such as botany, soils, flowers, trees, turf, fruits, vegetables, and much more.  The training costs $350.  Applicants receive a copy of the Illinois Master Gardener manual.  Registration deadline is September 6, 2019. Online sessions begin September … Read more

Lane Restrictions – IL 158 in St. Clair County

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that the northbound and southbound lanes of IL Rt 158 from Anglers Club Road near Millstadt to Atlanta Drive in Belleville will be restricted beginning Monday, August 26, 2019, weather permitting. Restrictions will be between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM. One lane will remain open at all times … Read more

Unlawful Possession of Weapon by a Felon/Aggravated Assault

8/21 – 5:45 a.m. – Police were called to a disturbance in progress between two males, one armed with a knife. Upon investigating it was found the subject with the knife is a convicted felon. On the 23rd the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged the suspect, Adam C. Kempf age 37 of Millstadt, … Read more

Stolen Vehicle Report

8/20 – Police took a vehicle theft report from Mertz Ford, on East Washington. An older truck, that had previously been sold was taken off the lot sometime the previous weekend. On September 9th the vehicle was recovered in East St. Louis. There are no leads or suspects in the case.

Theft Over

8/20 – Police took a theft report from Hartmann Farm Supply on Douglas Road. Sometime over the previous evening, the suspect(s) apparently cut through the fence and stole a large riding lawnmower.