Flossmoor Police Department

Two arrested after high-speed chase down Governors Highway

April 15, 2016 - 09:44

A high-speed chase down Governors Highway though Flossmoor and Homewood earlier this month ended with the arrest of two juveniles, who are facing charges of fleeing and eluding police – a felony -- and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

The driver of the car is 15 – a Flossmoor police report described him as being slight and about 5 feet tall. His passenger is 16. Both youths are from Harvey.

Burglary charges follow theft from IJP collection box

April 01, 2016 - 08:18

A Flossmoor man is facing felony burglary charges for allegedly stealing money from a donation box at Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church last month.

John M. Becker, 21, of the 1200 block of Oakmont Avenue, was charged with burglary to a house of worship, according to a Flossmoor police report.

Becker told police he used a screwdriver to break into the donation box and took $11 from the donation box so that he could buy cigarettes, the report states.


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