Flossmoor Police Department

Flossmoor police shopping trip nets holiday toys for needy kids

And on the 12th day before Christmas, Santa wore a blue uniform. Flossmoor police officers Monday filled their baskets with toys during a shopping spree at the village’s Meijer superstore.

Man charged with felony home invasion following Flossmoor incident

A 20-year-old Lynwood man was charged with felony armed home invasion after he entered the unlocked back door of a Flossmoor home early Wednesday morning and confronted the owners, Flossmoor police said.

Suspect arrested following Flossmoor home break-in

Charges are pending against a person who broke into a Flossmoor home early on Wednesday and ordered a resident and her child to leave the residence, police said.

According to an ECOP alert from the Flossmoor police, the person was arrested without incident and was in custody later in the day on Dec. 7.

Flossmoor police get green light to hire two new officers

Flossmoor is adding two more officers to its police force.

Faced with evidence that calls to the newly opened Meijer store could strain police response in the rest of the community, village board members Monday unanimously voted to hire the additional officers. 

R.E.M. Management Services, a Lansing-based consulting firm, recently conducted a study of police department staffing and recommended the addition of the two patrol officers.

Items stolen during two early morning Flossmoor home burglaries

Two homes in Flossmoor were burglarized on separate occasions in the past week, the village’s police department reported Tuesday.

Property was reported missing following both incidents, according to a Flossmoor Police Department email alert.  

The thefts occurred during the early morning hours of Nov.10 and Nov.15 in the 1300 block of Braeburn Avenue and in the 2800 block of Bob-O-Link Road.

Defendant in downtown Flossmoor shooting faces five felony counts

Following a Cook County grand jury indictment, an Indiana man is now facing five felony counts in the aftermath of a shooting in downtown Flossmoor this summer.

Bryan Oedzes is now charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, three counts of a hate crime and unlawful use of a weapon, the indictment states.

Man charged with DUI after fiery two-car crash in Flossmoor

  Two cars burn early Oct. 23 after a collision at Vollmer 
  Road and Crawford Avenue in Flossmoor. Both drivers 
  escaped, but one was transported by ambulance to 

Two men arrested following string of car burglaries: Flossmoor police

With the arrest of two men last weekend, Flossmoor police say they may have solved a string of burglaries from unlocked parked cars.

More than a dozen car burglaries were reported to Flossmoor police in the last two weeks. Seven burglaries were reported on Sept. 30 and six were reported on Oct. 8, Deputy Police Tod Kamleiter said.

At least one burglary was reported in Homewood.

Ford Interceptor vehicles purchased for Flossmoor’s police, public works

Flossmoor Village Board members Tuesday approved the purchase of three Ford Interceptor utility vehicles for two municipal departments.

Two of the vehicles will be police cars and the third will be used by Flossmoor’s Public Works Department.

All three vehicles will be purchased through the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) and from its local vendor, Currie Motors in Frankfort.

Downtown Flossmoor shooting leads to charges against Indiana man

An Indiana man is facing two felony charges following a late night shooting in downtown Flossmoor on Aug. 22, police said. Bryan Oedzes, 44, of the 1200 block of Killarney Drive in Dyer, Ind., was charged Monday with aggravated discharge of a weapon and a hate crime, Deputy Chief Tod Kamleiter said.

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