Moline Police Department

Six months after it started, the Moline Police Social Work Project is going to expand, thanks to a generous local resident.

Last summer, the Center for Youth and Family Solutions began a pilot project with the Moline Police Department, embedding two social workers with officers, to help them handle people with mental health problems.

Moline Police Department

Just five months after it started, a program to help Moline police better handle people with mental health problems will expand. Wednesday the city announced the creation of a paid internship for a college student majoring in social work. 

Twenty eight years after the body of a baby was found along the river in Moline, police believe they've solved the case. Thursday Chief Darren Gault announced the arrest of 47 year year old Angela Siebke of Whitehall Ohio, formerly of Orion, Illinois.

In April of 1992, the body of a female infant was discovered in a trash bag in the Mississippi River at 17th Street. No parents were found, she was named Baby April, and buried in Riverside Cemetery. 

Marianna Bacallao, WVIK News

Tomorrow marks two years since Corey Harrell Jr. was shot to death behind Moline City Hall. Detectives and family of the victim are still asking witnesses to come forward. 

Moline Police Department

The Moline Police Department hopes a new partnership with a Peoria-based social service agency will help officers better handle people with mental health problems. This week, two social workers from the Center for Youth and Family Solutions started working at the department full-time. 

Moline detectives are asking for help finding a hit and run driver after the death of a 20-year-old man.

Early Tuesday morning, around 12:30, a police officer found the man's body lying on the pavement in the 3600 block of John Deere Road.

https://tinyurl.com/trudyappleby / The Charley Project

Family, friends, and police hope continued attention will help solve the Trudy Appleby kidnapping case. Tonight, a vigil will be held to remember the 11-year-old girl from Moline, who was last seen 23 years ago.

This month, you may see blue, silver, shiny pinwheel gardens all over the Quad Cities to remind people about child abuse. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Child Abuse Council is partnering with 11 companies to help raise awareness.

http://www.i74riverbridge.com/traffic/webcams.aspx / I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project website

As drivers get used to the I-74 detour in Moline, more police officers are making sure traffic runs as smoothly as possible. Today is the first day Iowa-bound I-74 is closed to allow expanding it to three lanes, along with building ramps and connecting it to the new bridge over the Mississippi River.

$10,000 Reward for Tips About a Moline Crime

Feb 8, 2019

Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities is offering a $10,000 reward for tips to help solve a murder. Back in October 31st, 22-year-old Corey Harrell of Moline was found dead in his car behind Moline City Hall. Around 10 am, police officers heard the gunshots from the station nearby.

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