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Mother, son arrested following drug bust; mother facing nearly 40 felony drug-related charges across 5 open cases

RACINE — An ongoing drug investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit came to a head Friday morning, and led to a slew of criminal charges against two city residents. And for one of those arrested, April L. Howe, 41, 1754 Grange Ave., No. 108, the new case brings the total of five open […]

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Alleged Nike shoe theft continues 6-year criminal history for Mount Pleasant man

RACINE — A 22-year-old Mount Pleasant man, with a criminal history in Racine and Kenosha counties that dates back to 2016, was returned on a warrant last week to face four misdemeanor charges from an alleged theft that happened last summer. Billy Summers Jr., 525 S. Green Bay Road, faces misdemeanor counts of theft, obstructing […]

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Reckless driving call leads to drug arrest for 18-year-old Racine man

RACINE — A traffic stop for reckless driving on Nov. 26 turned into much more than that for an 18-year-old Racine man. Brenden C. Thierry, 804 Arthur Ave., faces one felony charge of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, which carries a maximum fine of $25,000 and 12 years, six months in prison, along with misdemeanor counts […]

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Competency examination ordered for Sallmann of Delavan after violent attack

RACINE COUNTY — Richard L. Sallmann, a 61-year-old Delavan man who spent time in the Mendota Health Institution in Madison a decade ago, remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $50,000 cash bond after he allegedly violently attacked a woman earlier this month in Burlington. Racine County Court Commissioner Ann Rudebusch also […]

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On 25th call to same residence, felony charges filed against Racine woman for beating elderly man with cribbage board

RACINE — What started as a demand for money led to felony charges against a 61-year-old Racine woman for allegedly beating a man with a cribbage board, according to a criminal complaint released earlier this week. Janice M. Petri, 4218 Maryland Ave., was charged with a felony count of physical abuse of an elderly person, […]

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Domestic disturbance with dangerous weapon brings 8 charges against Waterford man

WATERFORD — A 56-year-old Waterford man with a 1995 conviction for first-degree reckless homicide in Milwaukee faces eight criminal charges for a domestic disturbance, including two felonies, after his arrest Nov. 2. Robert L. Mayle, 108 N. 3rd St., faces two felony charges of second-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use of a dangerous weapon, […]

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Burlington man charged with sexual assault of a child, facing more than 80 years

RACINE — A 37-year-old Burlington man faces more than 80 years in prison after he was charged this week in Racine County Circuit Court with four felonies, including second-degree sexual assault of a child younger than 16 years old and child enticement. Evan Michael DeBord, N5989 Aspen Drive, made his initial appearance Wednesday. He remains […]