The Racine Police Department issued a “thank you” Friday to the community for helping solve the murders of Adrian Jackson, Aaron Woods, Ryan Lockridge and Frank Mister.
Aaron Stephens was found guilty Thursday of the 2011 shooting death of Jackson, and Demetrus Ozier was sentenced to life in prison for the deaths of Woods, Lockridge and Mister in 2005, according to stories in The Journal Times.
In a written statement released Friday afternoon Racine police said they were grateful for the community’s support while investigators worked to solve these crimes.
“We are grateful for the community’s support and assistance in solving these cases,” the statement reads. “Thank you and we look forward to continuing to work with you.”
They also ask that the community continue keeping the families of the victims in their thoughts and prayers.
There are other unsolved crimes with victims who have yet to receive any justice. On the RPD website, there is a gallery of homicide victims whose deaths remain unsolved. Visitors can click on the name of a person to read details about their case.
The murder of Joseph Walker earlier this year also remains unsolved. Walker was a patron at the American Legion in May when he was shot by two suspects who were also trying to rob the bar. There is a $7,000 reward administered by Crime Stoppers of Racine County for the tipster(s) who have information that leads to the arrest of the perpetrators of this crime and the rash of armed robberies that occurred earlier this year.
Anyone with information about any of the unsolved homicides listed on the Racine Police Department’s website, the armed robberies, and the death of Walker can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330; via web at www.racine.crimestoppers.web or by texting TIP417 to CRIMES (274637).