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Kenosha man arrested for 2018 Caledonia armed robbery

CALEDONIA ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has charged a Kenosha man in a 2018 armed robbery in Caledonia. Aaron J. Primmer, 30, faces charges of armed robbery with threat of force and attempted armed robbery with threat of force. Both charges are felonies and carry repeater status in the case.  Primmer’s charges stem […]

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Teen charged in string of pizza delivery driver robberies

RACINE – A 17-year-old boy faces five felony charges for his alleged involvement in a string of pizza delivery driver robberies over the summer.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Bryant M. Patrick, 17, of Racine, with four felony counts of armed robbery and one felony count of attempted armed robbery, all as a […]

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Racine Man Charged in December Attempted Robbery

RACINE – A Racine was apprehended and charged in connection with a December attempted robbery of a convenience store after a relative identified him in a social media post this week. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Dontrell D. Hollie, 27, with attempted robbery with use of force, misdemeanor battery, and disorderly conduct. According […]

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Teen charged in cases of social media sales-related armed robbery

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a Racine teen with felony theft-party to a crime and armed robbery. The charges have been filed in connection with two robberies that originated with social media sales applications. Tazarious K. Riddle, 17, was in custody in the Racine County Jail as of Friday afternoon. […]

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Police Urge Caution to Avoid Robbery, Scams

RACINE – With the year-end holidays approaching, the Racine Police Department (RPD) has seen a recent increase in robberies during property exchanges related to online transactions. The RPD offers these suggestions for completing online transactions (such as Facebook Marketplace or Craig’s List) that result in face-to-face exchanges. When meeting with a seller or buyer, use […]

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Racine Man Held on Armed Robbery, Attempted Homicide Charges

RACINE – A Racine man was in custody Tuesday on charges of armed robbery and attempted homicide in connection with incidents in September and December. Tyrec M. Hale, 19, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with Armed Robbery-Party to a Crime, Attempted First-Degree Intentional Homicide, and Attempted Armed Robbery. He was being […]