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Sheriff suggests #9PMRoutine to reduce thefts

RACINE COUNTY – After seeing an uptick in thefts, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office recommends that residents use the #9PMRoutine. “Please consider doing a #9PMRoutine which entails locking all vehicles and doors, turning on exterior lights and security systems, and removing valuables from your vehicle and yard,” said Sheriff Christopher Schmaling in a news release. […]

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Bond Set For Man Accused Of Catalytic Converter Thefts, 2nd Man Also Identified

ROCHESTER – A $10,000 cash bond was set Thursday for Brian Ruppel, 36, of Waukesha, who was accused of stealing catalytic converters from a truck sales and repair business here in November. In addition, criminal charges were initiated on Thursday against a second Waukesha man, Nicholas Koutsios, 47, for allegedly participating in the crime. The […]

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MP Police Investigating Auto Dealership Thefts

MOUNT PLEASANT – The Mount Pleasant Police Department is investigating the theft of vehicles from three auto dealers here last Friday. The dealerships are Palmen Motors, 8320 Washington Ave.; Frank Boucher Chevrolet, 8600 Washington Ave., and McFarland Auto, 7901 Washington Ave. Mount Pleasant Police were called to Palmen last Friday to investigate a burglary. Officers […]