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Colored Underwear Gives Away Accused Burglar After Neighbors Give Chase

Racine police say a 20-year-old Racine man who broke into his neighbor’s house faces felony charges after the victim fought him off, and he was chased by nearby residents who identified him as the perpetrator. Shawn Wiskerchen was charged Friday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count each of burglary, possession of burglarious tools, and […]

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Police: Man Steals Nun’s Bicycle

A Racine man was charged with two felonies after he allegedly stole items from a garage at St. Catherine’s High School, one of the items belonged to one of the nuns, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Carlos Megron, 32, was charged with two burglary charges on Friday by […]

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Thieves Steal Equipment, Piping Hours Before Festival Groundbreaking

Mount Pleasant police are searching for the suspect(s) who broke into Festival Foods hours before the store’s official groundbreaking and stole thousands of dollars in equipment and copper piping. Officers were called at 6:45 a.m. Friday to the store, 5740 Washington Avenue, for a report of a burglary. When police arrived, they discovered that sometime […]

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$50,000 Cash Bonds for 2 Accused of Gun Theft

Sturtevant police say two young men from Kenosha are charged with felonies after they stole guns and ammunition from a village residence. Justin Jones, 18, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with single felony counts of burglary, three felony counts of theft and one missdemeanor count of obstructing an officer. If convicted, he faces […]