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Teens Accused In Thefts From Caledonia Vehicles

CALEDONIA – Four 18-year-olds from Milwaukee have been charged with a variety of crimes by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office in connection with a possible series of thefts from vehicles here earlier this week. According to the criminal complaint, a resident in the 9800 block of Saratoga Drive in Caledonia alerted police shortly before […]

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Racine Police Department Issues Public Service Announcement About Rise in Vehicle Theft

On November 21, the Racine Police Department sent out a message via social media that theft of vehicles was on the rise. At that time Racine Police responded to 14 vehicle thefts in the previous two months. In many of the cases, keys were either left in the vehicle or the car was left unlocked […]

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Car of corrections officer stolen along with her uniform

A 17-year-old Racine man allegedly stole a vehicle Saturday belonging to a Wisconsin Department of Corrections officer. Emanuel Fonseca was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a felony count of taking and driving a vehicle without owner’s consent, which carries a fine of $25,000 and six years in prison. He’s also charged with […]

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Two teens charged in car theft

A Racine teenager has been charged as an adult with driving a stolen vehicle for a September incident. Christopher D. Shaw Jr., is charged with driving a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and misdemeanor theft. If convicted, he could spend up to three years in prison. A co-defendant, also 15, is charged with a misdemeanor count of theft. On […]

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16-Year-Old in Custody, Suspect in Car Theft Ring

A 16-year-old Milwaukee boy is behind bars at the Racine County Jail suspected of participating in a car theft ring that traveled to Racine County to take vehicles from local dealerships back to Milwaukee. The boy was apprehended Wednesday after Milwaukee police located one of the cars taken from Racine Hyundai early Wednesday morning, and […]

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Suspects Sought In Car Theft Ring

Mount Pleasant Police are investigating a car theft ring after the suspect or suspects broke into three car dealerships since July 4. All three break-ins are believed to be connected. Two Ford Escapes were taken from Porcara Ford, 5910 Washington Ave., on July 4. The suspects also broke into Palmen Chrysler, 8320 Washington Ave. and Racine […]

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13-Year-Old Facing Multiple Felonies from Weekend Car Theft, Chase

The 13-year-old Milwaukee boy accused of breaking into Porcaro Ford and stealing a car, leading police on a high speed chase and then crashing that vehicle is in custody in Milwaukee County and facing felonies here as well. Mount Pleasant police say the boy was with other subjects Monday when they broke into the Porcaro […]

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Police: Man Steals Car from Dealership, Leaves It in CVS Parking Lot

Mount Pleasant police say a 32-year-old man is facing felony charges after he took a car for a test drive and then left it in the parking lot of CVS Pharmacy. Raymond Prideaux, of Kenosha, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent […]

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Two Charged with Multiple Car Thefts off Local Ford Lot

Mount Pleasant police say two men from Illinois are facing felony charges after they stole at least six vehicles from Porcaro Ford worth $270,000 to fill “orders” for stolen cars. Israel Staley, 51, and Levar Outlaw, 36, both of Richton Park, IL, were charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court; Staley with seven felony counts […]

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Police: Boys Steal Car, Guns Found

Two boys are accused of stealing a car and one of the boys had two handguns with him. Xavier McLain, 17, of Caledonia, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Monday with driving a car without the owner’s consent, obstructing an officer, two counts of possession of a firearm by an adjudicated delinquent, […]

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