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Robberies started over woman paying for groceries with food stamp card

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — A Detroit woman stands accused of several felonies after she stabbed a Walmart employee and stole money from a woman in separate robberies. Tia Sullivan, 30, of Detroit, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with armed robbery, first-degree reckless injury, aggravated battery, obstructing a police officer, and disorderly […]

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3 charged in attempted homicide after drug dealer shot

Three teens have been charged in connection with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime, in the shooting of a man who was trying to sell marijuana to them. Jaisjuan T. Brown, 17, Montreill Lawhorn, 15, and Shannon Lawson, 18, were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with armed robbery and attempted first-degree intentional […]

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Suspect In 2015 Armed Robbery Arrested

Racine Police arrested a man Wednesday who had a warrant from a 2015 armed robbery case. After failing to make a court appearance in September 2015, a warrant was issued for Ricky Crutcher’s arrest. Crutcher, 28, of Racine, was arrested when police believed him to be an armed robbery suspect and later arrested him for […]

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Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspects

Racine police are looking for three male suspects who robbed a candy store at gunpoint Wednesday night. Officers were called at 8:49 p.m. Wednesday to Your Mini Sweet Shop, 1132 S. Memorial Dr., for a report of an armed robbery. Employees said three men walked into the store – one of whom had a handgun – and […]

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Gang Member Charged With Armed Robbery

A man could spend the rest of his life in prison if he is convicted for his role in a home invasion/armed robbery that he and two other members of the Latin King street gang are accused of doing in March. Mario Chagoya, 30, of Kenosha, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with three counts of armed robbery, […]