News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2021

Join the Wheaton Police Department for National Night Out

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Join the Wheaton Police Department and bring your family for a free event featuring games, food, touch-a-truck, and other fun family-friendly activities on Tuesday, Aug. 3 for National Night Out from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Northside Park, 1300 N. West Street...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Asphalt Treatment for Scottdale and Butterfield Ridge Subdivisions Aug. 3-5

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Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3 through Thursday, Aug. 5, Wheaton residents in the Scottdale Subdivision and Butterfield Ridge Subdivision will see a contractor applying surface treatments (weather permitting) on the streets listed below. This is a pavement tre...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2021

UPDATE: Suspect in Alleged Domestic Battery Incident No Longer in the Area

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UPDATE - 3:30 P.M. 8/2/21:

The Wheaton Police Department has received information that the suspect in this alleged domestic battery incident has left the area. Thank you to the community for your assistance.

ORIGINAL POST - 2:58 P.M. 8/2/21:

There is current...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Wheaton Fire Department Responds to House Fire

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At approximately 10:45 p.m. on July 28, 2021 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 200 block of West Illinois St. Upon arrival, fire crews identified heavy fire in the back of a single-family home with extensive sm...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Bond Set at $750,000 for Wheaton Man Charged with Shooting Vehicles Outside His Home

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DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police William Murphy announced that bond has been set for a Wheaton man accused of shooting at vehicles outside his home. Anthony Holland, 23 (d.o.b. 3/12/1998) of the 1300 block...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Hawthorne Boulevard Closed to Eastbound Traffic from President Street to Summit Street

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Hawthorne Boulevard will be closed to eastbound traffic between President Street and Summit Street starting Monday, July 26 as crews with the City’s contractor, Plote Construction, begin road reconstruction work as part of the City’s 2...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Illinois Prairie Path Closed to Bike Traffic from Cross Street to West Street

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The Illinois Prairie Path is closed to bike traffic between Cross Street and West Street along Liberty Drive as crews continue with construction associated with the Downtown Streetscape Plan. This closure is expected to last approximately 1 week. ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Applicant for Proposed Gas Station Withdraws Application

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The City of Wheaton received formal notice from Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc., parent company of Mariano’s, that they are withdrawing their zoning application to add a gasoline station at the northwest corner of Roosevelt Road and Main St...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Cole Avenue Detour Starts July 19 for Road Reconstruction

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Cole Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Main Street and Wheaton Court starting Monday, July 19, 2021 as crews with the City’s contractor, Plote Construction, begin road reconstruction work as part of the City’s 2021 Road ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Wheaton Police Warn of Driver’s License Renewal Scam

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The Wheaton Police Department has received multiple reports from residents of a new phishing scam. The residents received email or text links to renew their driver’s license or license plates directing them to a fraudulent Illinois Secretary of ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Wheaton Police Department Responds to Reports of Gunfire

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At approximately 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021, Wheaton Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of N. Main Street for a report of gunfire. Officers arrived on scene and did not find any victims. However, evidence was located indicating a firearm ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Wheaton Police Arrest Man in Connection with Two Incidents

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On July 14, 2021, the Wheaton Police Department arrested Bashir Saberi Pour on two counts of misdemeanor battery and two counts of disorderly conduct stemming from separate incidents. The first occurred at Northside Park on May 14, 2021,  and the...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Wheaton Police Invite Residents to Attend Neighborhood Roll Call Events

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The Wheaton Police Department is taking its roll calls out into the neighborhoods to connect with you.  

Prior to the start of each tour of duty, Wheaton Police Officers gather to report for a roll call, where they are briefed on calls for service...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Vintage Rides Return to Downtown Wheaton on June 4

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Vintage Rides will be returning June 4 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Clare Woods Academy parking lot located at 125 E Seminary Avenue in downtown Wheaton. The Downtown Wheaton Association in community partnership with Clare Woods Academy will be hosting...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Wheaton French Market Open at New Location with Covid-19 Guidelines

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Bensidoun USA will be opened the Wheaton French Market season on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at a new temporary location of Reber Street and Liberty Drive near Courthouse Square and the City’s Water Department facility. The market will be open from...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2020

How to Report Fraudulent Unemployment Scams

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The City of Wheaton has unfortunately joined the list of areas seeing significant instances of fraud related to unemployment benefits. Victims are receiving official notice from the State of Illinois that someone had filed for unemployment benefits using ...

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Community Updates