Flossmoor Police Department

Rabid bat discovered near Douglas Avenue in Flossmoor

September 17, 2015 - 15:21

A rabid bat was discovered Wednesday in the vicinity of the 1400 block of Douglas Avenue in Flossmoor. According to the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control, the bat was submitted for rabies examination and determined to be rabid by the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory. The department advises anyone who has been exposed to or bitten by a bat to contact their doctor. 

Second hold-up leads to arrest of men for Flossmoor video store robbery

August 06, 2015 - 17:38

Two men were charged with aggravated robbery after allegedly holding up a Flossmoor video store on July 25, police said.

James Meyers, 22, of 12204 Artesian Ave. in Blue Island and Theotis Thomas, 22, of 11321 Church St. in Chicago were arrested following a similar attempted robbery in southwest suburban Willow Springs, said Flossmoor Deputy Police Chief Tod Kamleiter. They are being held without bond, he said.


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