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Traffic stop for speeding turns into 5th OWI felony for Racine man

CALEDONIA — A traffic stop for speeding on Feb. 20 in the Village of Caledonia eventually led to the arrest of a 56-year-old Racine man for his fifth operating while intoxicated (OWI) charge. The felony OWI charge filed this week against Edward Wayne Carman carries a possible maximum prison term of 10 years and a […]

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Drunk driving leads to rollover crash with 8-year-old child in car

RACINE — An altercation between two Racine residents that ultimately ended in drunk driving and a rollover crash led to a number of felony charges filed against both last week in Racine County Circuit Court. Amanda Jackson, 29, faces six criminal charges, while Christopher Ryan Franklin, 31, faces two. Jackson is charged with felony counts […]

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Physical abuse of elderly charges for 18-year-old could mean almost 2 decades in prison

RACINE — An 18-year-old Racine woman remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $25,000 cash bond after she was charged last week with two felony counts for the alleged physical abuse of her 70-year-old mother. Ashley A. Kaschel is charged with felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use of […]

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Domestic abuse, other felony charges for Greendale man could lead to 14 years in prison

CALEDONIA — A report of domestic abuse from a woman who had been beaten up Thursday in Caledonia led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Greendale man, who now faces two felony charges. Ayinde K. Brown is charged with felony counts of stalking and strangulation/suffocation, along with misdemeanor counts of battery and disorderly conduct, all […]

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Man Arrested with Capsule of Methamphetamine in His Rectum

Caledonia police say a man trying to elude police after crashing the car he was driving was taken to the hospital where an X-ray revealed he had a capsule in his rectum containing crystallized methamphetamine. Clinton Gumieny was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of methamphetamine and his fourth misdemeanor […]

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Twin Shootings, Victims at Caledonia Gas Stations

Gunfire at two gas stations in the Village of Caledonia left two people dead Tuesday, including a man authorities described as instigating the shootings, authorities said. A third man, described as an undercover Racine County Sheriff investigator, suffered gunshot wounds and underwent emergency medical procedures, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling told members of the media […]

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Suspects Sought In Cloned Credit Card Scam

Caledonia Police are searching for suspects that somehow cloned a Caledonia woman’s credit card and used it at a Target in Wauwatosa on July 26 to buy watches. Sgt. Jim Gardiner said the Caledonia woman doesn’t know how her card was cloned because she still has it in her possession. “She doesn’t know how or […]

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Police: Man Loads Handgun During Argument

A 37-year-old Caledonia man was charged after he loaded a handgun during a heated argument with a relative at his home on Tuesday. The man was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with disorderly conduct, use of a dangerous weapon, domestic abuse. If convicted, the man faces up to 18 months in prison […]

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Muhammed Ali Remembered In Caledonia

Boxing legend Muhammed Ali once had his eyes set on making cars in Caledonia in an 87,000 square-foot facility that was slated to be built behind Nielsen Building Systems. And for Caledonia residents Tom Simons and Sam Beech, learning about Ali’s death Friday made them particularly sad because they recall meeting the professional boxer on […]

Traffic Heavy Around Jellystone Park Holiday Lights

Crowds of people heading to see the Christmas lights at Jellystone Park, 8425 State Road Highway 38, caused a traffic jam at about 7 p.m. Saturday, according to officials with the Caledonia Police Department. Officers warned that traffic was heavy along Highway 38 near 7 Mile Road and the Milwaukee County Line  If you are headed […]

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