Tag: Homewood crime

Homewood police respond to disturbance at Walmart

Homewood police officers responded at 3:39 p.m. to Walmart at 17550 S. Halsted St. after receiving a report of a disturbance.  Village officials posted a message on Facebook to counter social media rumors that there was a shooting. No shots were fired. Police continue to investigate the incident.

Police investigate break-in at Homewood jewelry store

Three people wearing masks and gloves smashed the front door of Van Sipma Jewelers, 2015 Ridge Road in Homewood at about 5:44 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, according to Homewood police. The three then fled on foot. The value of the items is not yet known, police said.

Assailant flees after stabbing restaurant employee

Homewood Police are investigating the stabbing of a restaurant employee Friday morning, and searching for the alleged assailant. Police said they arrived at Mod Pizza, 17631 S. Halsted St., about 10:35 a.m. to find a store employee had been stabbed. Her wounds were not life-threatening, and she was taken to[Read More…]

Man arrested in Homewood double shooting

A Calumet City man has been arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly shooting two people at a Homewood residence. According to Homewood police, 47-year-old Anton Simmons shot a 22-year-old male and a 42-year-old female at a home in the 1200 block of Jill Terrace on[Read More…]

Sauk Village man charged with robbery, kidnapping

A Sauk Village man was arrested Dec. 1 and has been charged with kidnapping, unlawful restraint and armed robbery after an Oct. 14 incident in Homewood, according to Homewood police. Blaze Pierce, 29, of the 2500 block of 221st Street, allegedly was involved in a verbal argument with the victim.[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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