Battery – Oct 17, 2016

Police responded to the alley behind the 200 block of West Madison Street, for a fight in progress.  Upon arrival they found two subjects engaged in an altercation.  The suspect, victim, and witnesses were interviewed at the scene.  Millstadt EMS was summoned to evaluate both individuals for injuries.  Wesley H. Reinhardt, 43 of Millstadt, was … Read more

Domestic Disturbance – October 14, 2016 at 12:40am

Police responded for a domestic disturbance on East Laurel Street.  One of the parties involved had just left the scene in a vehicle.  The officer stopped the vehicle and conducted an investigation.  The altercation was between a male and female who reside together.  Both parties accused the other of assault or battery.  However, one of … Read more

Domestic Battery – October 14, 2016

Police responded to a domestic disturbance, on West Gooding Street.  The altercation was between a male & female who reside together.  Physical contact was made between both parties, and there was some evidence of minor injuries.  No arrests have been made at this time, and upon completion of the investigation the report will be forwarded … Read more

Millstadt Native Writes Children’s Book

  Sarah Schauerte Reida, a 34 year old author just released a children’s book called “Monsterville: A Lissa Black Prodction.” This book is based in the fictional town of “Freeburg” and is meant for middle schoolers who like a scary adventure! Sarah grew up in Millstadt, IL, but now resides in Marietta, Georgia with her … Read more

D.A.R.E to Run For BackStoppers 5K/10K Coming Soon

The 6th Annual “D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers”  5K/10K, & Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run is fast approaching.  The event will be held Saturday, November 5th, 9:00 a.m. at Liederkranz Park.  This has become a fun event for runners and walkers at all levels, and is a great family event.  We are proud that participants … Read more

Criminal Damage to Property/Trespass to Land

October 11, 2016 at 3:35am Police received a call for a subject attempting to force his way into a residence, on South Jackson.  Upon police arrival the subject was gone.  The homeowner and other individuals in the residence knew the identity of the suspect.  The suspect kicked and damaged a window.  The suspect had been … Read more

Theft/Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

October 10, 2016 at 6:55pm. A subject reportedly directed a juvenile male to steal an item from underneath a carport on Coronation Drive.  A witness observed the juvenile exit a vehicle and commit the theft.  The adult male was also in the vehicle.  A description of the vehicle and juvenile was given to the officer, … Read more

Ott’s Tavern & Fish Stand Gaining Ground

Have you been to Ott’s since it has reopened? Many renovations and improvements are happening as well as keeping up the great quality fish! Check out this video interview below from the owner, Terry Davinroy.  The Belleville News Democrat featured Terry’s interview and story here:  http://www.bnd.com/latest-news/article105185216.html    

3 Vehicle Traffic Crash At East Washington & Mulberry

Traffic Crash with Injuries 9/19 – Police handled a 3-vehicle traffic crash at East Washington & Mulberry.  The driver of the striking vehicle was reportedly blinded by the sun when she struck a vehicle, which forced it into the rear of another vehicle, that had stopped for a school bus.  Millstadt EMS transported two motorists … Read more

Over $1,200 Raised For Millstadt School Theater Program

Update on the Millstadt School Theater Program: Local donors have raised $1,255 of the $15,000 goal for the Millstadt School Theater Program.  There is still a long way to go.  You can learn more about the fundraiser and donate here:  https://www.gofundme.com/2mf4qxsf?ssid=741503343&pos=3&pc=   The campaign organizer, LuAnn Willmann Goldstein, said on the GoFundMe page, “We get … Read more

Individual Arrested For Misdemeanor Offense

Assist Other Agency 9/16 – An officer stopped a vehicle for improper backing down a roadway, on Blackburn Manor.  A passenger in the vehicle, Colin E. Morton age 20 of Millstadt, was taken into custody at the request of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, who wanted the individual in reference to a misdemeanor offense. … Read more

Suspicious Person Looking Into Parked Vehicles

Suspicious Person 9/15 – Shortly after midnight an officer was advised of a suspicious person looking into a parked vehicle behind the Dollar General.  When the officer arrived the suspect fled on foot.  The officer last saw him running behind Blackburn Manor.  The Smithton & Freeburg Police Department’s arrived to assist.  The Freeburg K9 tracked … Read more

Man Arrested By Police In Tactical Gear In Millstadt, IL

A Millstadt resident, wanted on burglary charges in St. Charles County Missouri, was arrested on Tuesday, September 13 from 109 E. Laurel St in Millstadt, IL. The arrest was a mutiple departement event involving St. Clair County deputies, drug unit officers, U.S. Marshals and St. Charles County deputies. The arrest occured without an incident. The … Read more

911 Call For Reckless Driver

DUI Arrest 9/10 – Police received a 9-1-1 call for a reckless driver travelling on West Washington Avenue.  An officer observed the vehicle forcing other vehicles off the roadway, and also disobey the stop sign at Washington & Jefferson.  The officer stopped the vehicle, and found the driver to be impaired.  Adam P. Nordmoe, 34 … Read more

Theft On West Van Buren Street

Theft 9/09 – Police took a theft report on West Van Buren Street.   A couple reported money and jewelry were taken from the residence.  Individuals who are considered suspects had access to the residence, and are acquaintances of another family member.

A Girl And A Gun Club Chapter Started In Millstadt, IL

Ladies, did you know that there is a special group just for you!  Diana Smith, a local Millstadt resident, started a A Girl And A Gun Club Chapter in Millstadt, IL.  You can get more information about this club here https://www.agirlandagun.org/cat/il-southern/.   I opened a new chapter of A Girl and A Gun Southern Illinois here … Read more