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State Warns Residents Over Fake IRS Calls

A rash of bogus phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be IRS agents and demanding money has prompted the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) to release a statement denouncing these fake calls. The scam is apparently nationwide according to a DATCP press release. And many Wisconsin taxpayers in recent weeks have […]

15-year-old Boy Charged In Gun Battle On 9th Street

A teenager has confessed to being involved in a March 28 gunfight, and is now facing charges of attempted first degree intentional homicide. Trevell Bealls, 15, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office as an adult in felony court on Friday. Bealls was with Alondro Pratt Jr., 21, when the gun battle happened […]

Man Charged with Trafficking Heroin

A Racine man was arrested Monday when police initiated a no-knock search of his home on the 1700 block on Linden Avenue as part of a drug trafficking investigation into his son. Thomas Flanagan, 70, was in the house with his wife when police executed the raid, aimed at collecting evidence of drug trafficking by Terrance Flanagan, 42. […]

Woman Charged After Caledonia Head-on Collision

A Pleasant Prairie woman who caused a head on collision Tuesday in Caledonia was charged with being under the influence of a cocktail of prescription drugs. Chelsea Styron, 32, was under the influence of at least five drugs, including prescription anti-anxiety, anti-psychotic, narcotic, amphetamine and muscle relaxant medications, according to a criminal complaint by the […]

Police: Burlington Man Tried To Poison His Wife

With his marriage on the rocks, a Burlington man tried to poison his wife with eye drops, and when she caught him, he tried to strangle her. Darin A. Tiedt, 35, was seen by family members putting “something” in his wife’s drinks over the past weeks. During that time, she began to have blurry vision, […]

Man Charged With Assault While In Jail

A man made his initial appearance in court today for several assault charges he committed while incarcerated, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. When Luis C. Granados Jr., 26, was in custody at the Racine County on June 20, 2015,  he urinated on the floor of a common area and […]