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…

Police Department Media Release

On Sunday evening shortly before 8:00pm, Antioch Police responded to a single vehicle motorcycle crash at the intersection of North Avenue and Nelson Road, which resulted in the death of 57 year old man from unincorporated Antioch. The preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Nelson Road, and for reasons not yet determined,…

ANTIOCH ACID SPILL UPDATE

On July 24th at approximately 8:18 pm, the Antioch Fire Department received a notice from a concerned citizen that a liquid material appeared to be leaking from the former Circuit Systems building located at 884 Anita Street.  An immediate hazmat response was launched and notifications were given to the Illinois and Federal EPAs.  State and…

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…