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Theft at local Walmart reveals 58 items stolen by alleged serial shoplifters

MOUNT PLEASANT — Two Racine women, both with lengthy criminal records, now face a new felony theft charge after they were seen trying to leave the Walmart in Mount Pleasant with numerous stolen items. The felony theft charge filed this week against Tyquanda Mayfield, 31, and Ericka Hubbard, 52, could carry a maximum possible prison […]

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Racine home condemned: child, animal neglect discovered in ‘vile’ state; couple faces over 31 years prison

RACINE — An investigation by the Racine County Human Services Department into possible child and animal neglect led to 40 criminal charges filed this week against a Racine couple after a disturbing scene played itself out in July. Steven Burdo, 39, and Sandra Lemke, 38, remain in custody in the Racine County Jail, each on […]

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Retail theft at Kohl’s for alleged serial thief could mean 3.5 years prison

RACINE COUNTY — A 27-year-old Milwaukee woman with a criminal history of retail theft faces a new felony charge for allegedly stealing from the Kohl’s Department Store in Mount Pleasant last month. Victoria Harris is charged with felony retail theft as a party to a crime, which carries a maximum possible prison term of three […]

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Drug bust leads to 24 potential felony charges for 2 Twin Lakes residents

KENOSHA COUNTY — The joint efforts of several law enforcement agencies earlier this week led to the arrest of two Twin Lakes residents, who now face a slew of drug-related felony charges. And the operation at the Super 8 Motel, 7601 118th Ave., began with an anonymous tip. Arrested were Ernest Slavik, 47, and Amanda […]

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Shots fired report from April yields 1 of 3 shooter suspects

RACINE — A call to police for shots fired earlier this spring eventually led authorities to a 17-year-old Racine man, who now faces two felony charges. Roland Harris is charged with felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and possession of a firearm by an adjudicated delinquent, which carry a possible total prison term of […]

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Motorcycle driver leads police on series of high-speed chases in 3 counties, faces over 20 years prison

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — A series of high-speed pursuits with a motorcycle in recent weeks eventually led authorities to a 20-year-old Thiensville man, who now faces three felony charges as a result. Alexander Salefsky remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond. He is charged with two felony counts of second-degree […]

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Felony theft charges brought against former McDonald’s employee with history of 19 criminal convictions

RACINE — A 58-year-old Racine man, with a criminal history that dates back to 1983, faces two new felony charges after his arrest for theft last month. Robby Herman is charged with felony counts of theft and possession of THC, which carry a possible maximum prison term of nine years, six months and a total […]

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Welfare check uncovers physical abuse of the elderly, man facing 62 years in prison

MOUNT PLEASANT — A welfare check to Village of Mount Pleasant Police last month uncovered allegedly serious, longtime physical abuse and led to the arrest of a 54-year-old man, who now faces 10 criminal charges, including nine felonies, as a result. Mark Jones remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $100,000 cash […]

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Stolen vehicle among 6 felony charges for Racine man, could see nearly 50 years prison

RACINE — A 17-year-old Racine man faces six felony charges, including one for a stolen vehicle, that could lead to nearly 50 years in prison after his arrest in April. DeShawn Wright is charged with four counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, along with felony counts of attempting to flee or elude an officer and […]

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High-speed chase ends with Chicago man in custody, 5 criminal charges filed

RACINE COUNTY — Five criminal charges have officially been filed by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office against the 22-year-old Chicago man who led authorities on a high-speed chase Tuesday. Christopher R. Moore Jr. remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $15,000 cash bond. Moore is charged with two felony counts of […]

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