… we have a small favor to ask. Thousands of people have placed their trust in the Racine County Eye’s high-impact journalism because we focus on solutions-based journalism.

With no shareholders or billionaire owners, we can provide trustworthy journalism that focuses on helping readers.

Unlike many others, Racine County Eye’s journalism is available for everyone to read, regardless of what they can afford to pay. We do this because we believe in information equality. Greater numbers of people can keep track of events, understand their impact on people and communities, and become inspired to take meaningful action.

If there were ever a time to join us, it is now. Every contribution, however big or small, powers our journalism and sustains our future. Support the Racine County Eye from as little as $5 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.


Your contribution is appreciated.

RACINE, WI – A man who caused a disturbance and damaged property at a homeless shelter was charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct after an incident on Feb. 22.

Clint Laycock, 38, of Racine, faces up to four years, nine months in prison and up to $10,000 in fines if convicted on both counts.

Laycock made an initial appearance Feb. 24 in Racine County Circuit Court. He was released on bond.

According to the criminal complaint, Racine Police responded to the Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization, 200 DeKoven Ave., on Feb. 22 after receiving a report regarding a disruptive resident.

HALO staff told Racine Police that Laycock appeared intoxicated and became agitated when he called his girlfriend and got no answer.

A staff member intervened and Laycock tried to choke the individual. He also damaged the drywall in the facility’s main hall, leaving a hole roughly three to four inches in diameter. As a result, officers took Laycock into custody.

Laycock’s record dates to 1990, when he was first convicted for possessing drug paraphernalia.

His record includes convictions for armed robbery with threat of force, disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing. Laycock’s most recent conviction occurred in May.

Laycock is expected back in court on a status hearing at 8:30 a.m. May 5 at the Racine County Law Enforcement Center, 717 Wisconsin Ave.

Advertising disclosure
To support our site and content, we work with partners to present valuable offers to help you save, earn, and get ahead. We may be compensated for the purchase of goods and services made through the links in this offer program.
Offers for you
Curated offers for our readers
advertiser disclosure
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Start with a free trial.

Get your students coding in no time!

CodeMonkey is a fun and educational game-based environment where kids learn to code without any prior experience. After completing CodeMonkey's award-winning coding courses, kids will be able to navigate through the programming world with a sense of confidence and accomplishment.

Kids will love learning to code with CodeMonkey

  • Ready to Go Courses. With CodeMonkey’s teacher kit and support team, anyone can teach the basics of computer science.
  • Real Coding Languages. CodeMonkey's courses teach text-based coding so students learn to program like a real developer.
  • Game-Based Learning. Kids learn coding in an engaging and rewarding environment that utilizes gaming elements.

Free Trial - Enjoy a full-blown gaming experience that will teach your kids to code!