Police Department Media Release

Media Release September 18, 2017 Antioch, IL- On September 14, 2017, an off-duty Antioch Police Officer was returning to Antioch from training while driving a police vehicle. Around 5:00pm he noticed that a silver vehicle appeared to be following him. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as 68 year old David L. Larsen, of…

Suspicious Person- Tiffany Farms Subdivision

Suspicious Person- Tiffany Farms Subdivision Antioch, IL – On Monday, July 24th at approximately 11:00am, the Antioch Police Department responded to the 500 block of Indian Trail Road, in the Tiffany Farms Subdivision, for a suspicious person investigation. A parent contacted the police after their 8 and 11 year old children reported that while riding…

HazMat Response- Anita Avenue

HazMat Response- Anita Avenue Antioch, IL – This evening at approximately 8:15pm the Antioch Police and Fire Departments responded to an industrial building located in the 800 block of Anita Avenue for a reported chemical leak.   Preliminary investigation has revealed an undetermined amount of an unknown industrial chemical was released on the grounds of…

National Night Out –August 1st, 2017

“America’s Night Out Against Crime” On Tuesday, August 1st neighbors throughout the Village of Antioch are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “34th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event.  National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored by…

Felony Firearm Possession Arrest

Antioch, IL- On July 6th shortly after 4:00am Antioch Police responded to the Joanna Court Apartment Complex, located off of Route 83(Main Street), to investigate a disturbance in progress. Witnesses reported seeing several men arguing in a third floor hallway and one of them fled the building as officers arrived at the complex. While the…