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High Risk Arrest Closes Southbound I-94 Tuesday Evening

The southbound lanes of I-94 were closed for a couple of hours early Tuesday evening for what was an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle, according to officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. Several witnesses told Racine County Eye that police from Kenosha County Sheriff, Racine County Sheriff, Wisconsin State Patrol and Mount Pleasant […]

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GPS Trackers Led Police To Suspects From Landmark Credit Union Robbery

Two men were charged with robbing employees at Landmark Credit Union at gunpoint, fleeing the area on foot and sparking a two-hour manhunt, according a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Andrea Ashford, 50, and Ottoway Murphy, 35, were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Tuesday, May 12 with armed robbery-party to a crime. […]

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UPDATE: Accused Armed Robber Jesus Arroyo Dies in Prison

Accused armed robber and one-time fugitive Jesus Arroyo, 37, has died. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Arroyo’s death last month at Dodge County Detention Facility. No details were released about how he died. While Arroyo’s death is still under investigation by the Dodge County Medical Examiner’s office, it is suspected as being suicide, said Dodge County […]