EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION
The Route 114 Union Pacific Railroad Crossing and the East Fourth Street Railroad Crossing in the City of Momence is closed. These crossings are blocked by a stopped Union Pacific train. We are working with IDOT on the road closures and posting detour routes.
Union Pacific has been unable to provide our department for an estimated time that the crossings will be cleared. There is no Union Pacific crew on this stopped train according to UP officials.
The following crossing are open as alternate crossing locations: 1500N Road, south of Rt.114 and 3500N Road off of Industrial Drive. This is unrelated to the following scheduled closure.
ATTENTION MOMENCE AREA RESIDENTS - ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE
We have just been notified that the Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the Railroad Crossing at Industrial Drive / 3500 East Road on Friday, December 9, 2016, from approximately 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. We will update this post with the detour routes as soon as they are made available to us. Times are approximate depending on the nature and significance of the repairs being made.
MOMENCE MAN ARRESTED FOR RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY - SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTED
On Friday, November 25, 2016 at 12:04 p.m. the Momence Police Department arrested Camden K. Lee, 28, of Momence for Residential Burglary. The arrest of Lee is part of a November 14, 2016 residential burglary investigation that occurred on Franklin Street in Momence. Several items, including three firearms were taken in the burglary.
At 1:15 a.m. on November 26, 2016, the Kankakee County Sheriff's Department Special Response Team, assisted by members of the Momence Police Department, executed a search warrant at 16107 East 2000 South Road in Pembroke Township as part of this ongoing investigation. No arrests were made at that location.
Camden K. Lee, 28, of Momence was charged with one (1) count of Residential Burglary as a result of this investigation. Lee is currently being held at the Jerome Combs Detention Center on a $75,000.00 bond. Additional charges and arrests are expected as this investigation continues.