Flossmoor Police Department

Police looking for witnesses after Flossmoor shooting victim dies

Police are searching for the killer of 20-year-old Flossmoor man who was shot a block from his home Tuesday night.

Damarcus Roberts died at about 10 a.m. Wednesday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Flossmoor Deputy Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said.

The case is being considered a homicide and will be investigated by the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force, Kamleiter said. The Illinois State Police processed the crime scene, he said.

Flossmoor shooting victim appears to have been targeted: police

A Flossmoor man was hospitalized Tuesday after being shot in the back near his house.

According to a Flossmoor ECOP posting, the 20-year-old man was discovered inside his house in the 3900 block of 189th Street. The incident was reported at about 10:50 p.m. on Aug. 23.

Two face felony charges following theft of Playstation from Meijer

Two area men have been charged with felony retail theft after allegedly stealing a Playstation 4 game system from the Flossmoor Meijer superstore.

Aaron J. Catledge, 20, of the 200 block of Rose Court in Glenwood and Laquan R. Kimble, 18, of the 17900 block of Huntleigh Court in Country Club Hills were arrested and charged on Aug. 3, said Flossmoor Police Sgt. James Hundley. The theft is considered a felony because of the value of the stolen merchandise, he said.

Woman who left Flossmoor group home resurfaces in good condition

Selena Broadnax, who disappeared from a Flossmoor group home July 11, has been found. Broadnax, 20, turned herself in to an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services case manager in Kankakee on Aug. 5

Practice drill helps keep first responders ready for major emergency

The active shooter drill at James Hart School on Thursday, July 28, was over in about two hours, but local emergency responders packed a lot of training into that brief time.

Gunman gets $15 in robbery of pizza deliveryman outside vacant house

Flossmoor police are investigating a July 7 armed robbery in which a pizza deliveryman was held up at gunpoint outside a vacant home.

Missing person alert issued for woman who left Flossmoor group home

Flossmoor police Friday issued a missing person alert for a woman who left a group home in the village on June 11. Anyone with knowledge of Selena Broadnax’s whereabouts is asked to call the Flossmoor Police Department.

Pedestrian hit by car near Vollmer-Dixie intersection

A Matteson man escaped serious injury this week after he was struck by a car while crossing Vollmer Road just east of Dixie Highway on the border between Flossmoor and Chicago Heights.

Testing to update Flossmoor’s police eligibility list scheduled this summer

Flossmoor is getting ready to test applicants to the village’s police department. The department needs to update its eligibility list for prospective officers every two years, Police Chief Michael Pulec said. The current list expires in September.

Five arrested following early morning car burglaries in Flossmoor

Flossmoor police Friday arrested three juveniles and two adults following a string of early morning car burglaries. Charges are pending following the arrest of the suspects at Leavitt Park about 4 a.m.

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