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Milwaukee man facing felonies after fleeing Racine police, telling them ‘shoot me’

RACINE ⸺ A Milwaukee man faces numerous felonies after fleeing from police last week and telling them “shoot me” when caught.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged Joshua Mitchell, 26, with: Possession of a firearm by outstate felon, firearm mandatory minimum enhancer, a felony; Two counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, both felonies; […]

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Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports March 9-14

Recently, the Caledonia Police Department shared a round-up of their encounters on their Facebook page. The following incidents took place between March 9 and March 14. The Caledonia Police Department responded to 318 calls for service, 93 traffic stops, 4 OWIs and two accidents. These reports were posted on Facebook by DC Engleman from the Caledonia Police Department. […]

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Two Held After Unexpected Police Chase

MOUNT PLEASANT – Two Racine men are in custody following a police chase here early Friday. Quatrion L. Morens, 26, was charged with fleeing/eluding an officer, hit-and-run/property damage, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and resisting/obstructing an officer. His brother, Richard Q. Morens, 28, was charged with resisting/obstructing […]

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Man Accused in Racine Firefighter Murder Flees, Commits Suicide

RACINE – A Racine man, accused in the shooting death of Racine firefighter Christopher Lalor, 50, in a southside home, reportedly committed suicide in Florida. Peter James Lui, 51, of the 4000 block of Marquette Drive, was found dead of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound” in Jacksonville, Fla., according to the Racine Police Department, which was […]