Illegal Passing of School Bus

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10/26 – 2:25 p.m. – Robert W. Sanders, 69 of St. Louis, cited for Illegal Passing of School Bus.  Incident occurred in front of Millstadt Consolidated School.

Applicants Sought for Youth Ambassadors Exchange

Millstadt Sister Cities Organization seeks Millstadt area high school students and host families interested in a Youth Ambassadors Exchange with its Sister City, Gross-Bieberau, Germany.  Millstadt youth will visit Germany approximately July 8 to July 30, 2023, and the Gross-Bieberau youth will be hosted by their Millstadt exchange partners approximately July 30 to August 20, … Read more

Family Reading Night

Send us an email to (or fill out a paper at the library) with your name and library card number by November 7 with the ages of you and your children, some of every family member’s favorite books, TV shows, and movies. We’ll put together a tailored reading kit with some suggested movies/shows to pair with … Read more

Disorderly Conduct

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10/18 – 3:27 a.m. – Clayton T. O’Donnell, 29 of Millstadt, cited for Disorderly Conduct.  Incident occurred near Briars Landing.

Leaving the Scene of the Accident

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10/14 – 10:50 a.m. – Myranda J. Reese, 27 of O’Fallon, cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, and Duty Upon Damaging Property (subject left the scene after damaging property). Incident occurred on Liederkranz Lane.

Driving While Suspended

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10/08 – 8:56 p.m. – Mark J. Pratt, 62 of Webb City, Missouri, charged with Driving While Suspended, Operation Uninsured Vehicle, & No Valid Registration.  Incident occurred on West Washington Street.

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

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10/05 – 2:00 a.m. – A Millstadt Officer conducted a traffic stop at S. Mulberry Street and East Laurel.  Upon an investigation, a substance containing methamphetamine was discovered.  The suspect was arrested.  On October 6th, the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged the defendant, Brandon S. White age 40 of Millstadt, with Unlawful Possession … Read more

Domestic Battery

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10/02 – 8:39 p.m. – Police responded to an address on West Washington Street for a Domestic Battery, that was not in progress.  Upon investigating, the male suspect was later located at another location and taken into custody.  On October 4th the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office – Domestic Violence Unit charged the defendant, … Read more

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

Disorderly Conduct

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9/17 – 7:06 p.m. – Nicholas R. Sallerson, 28 of Millstadt, charged with Disorderly Conduct.  Incident occured at the village park.

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

Driving While Suspended

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9/13 – 8:05 p.m. – Nichole E. Hopson, 37 of Belleville, charged with Driving While Suspended, Operation of Vehicle with Suspended Registration, & Operation Uninsured Vehicle.  Incident occurred in the 100 block of North Polk Street.

Theft of Services

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8/30 – 7:20 p.m. – Rebecca S. Kern, 52 of Belleville, charged with Theft of Services.  Incident occurred at Curtis Auto Body, on S. Illinois St.

DUI – Drug

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8/30 – 3:30 a.m.  – Rebecca S. Kern, 51 of Belleville, charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Drug, DUI Intoxicating Compound, DUI Drug/Substance/Compound in Blood/Urine, & Improper Lane Usage.  Incident occurred in the 400 block of S. Illinois St.

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