Monday, February 25, 2013
St. Charles recently created a special loading zone for taxicabs on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays.
Late-night partiers in historic St. Charles may soon have an easier time catching a cab home. The city council recently approved the creation of a taxi loading zone on the north side of Monroe Street between Main Street and Riverfront Drive. The zone will allow taxi drivers to line up between 10 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. which will help get the mass numbers of people out of the area after the bars close. Many of the crimes reported in North Main Street—from public urination to vandalism—happen in those early morning hours. In addition, the city also created a 15-minute loading and unloading zone for limos and buses on the north side of Jefferson Street between Riverside Drive and Main Street. The loading zone will be in effect Thursday to …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Public Works crews shut down North Main Street Monday.
St. Charles street crews shut down North Main Street between Jefferson and Monroe Monday to do work on the road in front of Quintessential. Crews will spend the next few days repairing a sanitary sewer connection and a storm sewer connection. Work is expected to be completed by Oct. 26 or sooner, said Debra Aylsworth, Director of Public Works. In the mean time, the road is closed to vehicular traffic and parking.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Check out this round up of crimes reported by St. Charles Police Department between Aug. 8 and Aug. 9.
Police reports are provided by the St. Charles Police Department. An arrest does not indicate conviction. Property Damage Stealing Assault Child Molestation Urinating in Public Peeping Tom
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Also, juveniles reportedly broke into a home and stole alcohol from a fridge.
St. Charles Police Reports are provided by St. Charles Police Department. An arrest does not indicate conviction. For more crime news, follow St. Charles Patch on Facebook. A 51-year-old man reportedly drove his motorcycle to dinner on South Main Street around 7:30 p.m. June 22. When he returned around 11:55 p.m. it was missing. The bike is valued at more than $16,000. Traffic Accident Motorcycles Stolen Driving While Intoxicated Thieves Hit Car Twice in 12 hours Juveniles Break into Homes, Steal Alcohol from Fridge Lawn Ornaments Stolen Purse Snatching You might be interested in these related articles:
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Police reports are provided by the St. Charles Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
St. Charles Police Reports, June 1-2 Urinating in Public Forgery Assault Property Damage Stealing Heroin Overdose Fraud
Thursday, May 24, 2012
St. Charles Police Reports May 18 through May 19. Information is provided by St. Charles Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
A 75-year-old woman reported her vehicle window was shattered while parked on First Capitol Drive on May 20 around 2:24 a.m. outside of St. Joseph Health Center. Burglary Stealing Property Damage Assault Incidents on Main Street Driving While Intoxicated Other crime stories:
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
St. Charles Police Reports are provided by St. Charles Police Department. An arrest does not indicate conviction.
Police arrested two people in the 120 block of North Main Street around 1:15 a.m. May 16 after observing a disturbance. One person was arrested for a peace disturbance and misrepresentation of their age and possession of a false ID. A second person was arrested for peace disturbance and outstanding warrants. Drugs Stealing Assault Dog Bite Peace Disturbance For more crime news, follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stcharlesmopatch
Thursday, May 10, 2012
St. Charles Police Reports May 2-4. The following arrest information was supplied by the St. Charles Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A 21-year-old man was reportedly robbed after leaving a bar in the 140 block of North Main Street around 1 a.m. May 4. The man left the bar after exchanging words with someone and tried to return to his vehicle. He was attacked by four males in the alley between Quintessential and R.T. Weiler's. The man's cell phone and money were stolen. Burglary Unlawful Use of a Weapon Assault Fight Stealing Trespassing Driving While Intoxicated
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Police said the man threatened the victim and law enforcement.
A Troy man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after an incident Saturday on North Main Street in St. Charles. St. Charles Police said in report that Patrick White, 40, of Troy, started an argument with the victim and pursued him to his work place at 335 North Main St. White threatened the man with a knife and challenged him to fight, police said. When police arrived, White fled and threw the knife across the street, according to the report. White also was belligerent with medical personnel and threatened police officers, according to the report. Bond was set at $20,000 cash only.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Curtis and Christine Wells hope to raise awareness about maintain North Main Street with "iCare 2012" event.
It’s the side of North Main Street that people often don’t notice, says Curtis Wells. Trash and graffiti are sometimes a reality on North Main – something that Wells and other volunteers are trying to raise awareness about keeping up the area. “You kind of don’t see it unless you live here all the time,” Wells said on Thursday. "There’s lots of broken glass.” Wells and his wife, Christine, live along North Main, which features shops and an entertainment district that includes restaurants and bars. The Wells are coordinating an April 1 clean up effort to remove garbage and graffiti along the streets, parking lots and alley-ways on North Main and nearby streets. And they are looking for help. The clean up will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m…