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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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Woman facing 2nd OWI and child endangerment charges

Racine Sheriff’s deputies say a mother is facing her second drunk driving charge as well as child endangerment charges because two children were in the vehicle with her at the time of the incident. Miranda Outlaw was charged Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts of second-degree endangering safety, two misdemeanor counts […]

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Lengthy Investigation Yields Drug Charges

RACINE – Jermaris T. Johnson, 29, of Racine was in custody on Monday for numerous drug-related charges stemming from a lengthy investigation by the Racine Metro Drug Unit. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Johnson with six counts of manufacture/deliver cocaine-second offense, delivery of Schedule I or II narcotics-second offense, and maintaining a drug […]

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Racine couple charged with drug trafficking edible marijuana, child neglect

A Racine couple was charged with drug trafficking and child neglect charges following a Jan. 26 police search of a Marquette Street residence, according to court documents. Antony Eduardo Luna, 20, and Ashley L. Hansen, 19, were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with: possession with intent to distribute or manufacture THCmaintaining a […]

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Kansasville man jailed for operating while intoxicated, leaving child home alone

A Racine County Deputy on routine patrol in the Town of Kansasville Sunday evening at approximately 7 p.m. observed a Ford Taurus traveling at a high rate of speed, and well over the posted 25 mile-per-hour speed limit in a residential area. The deputy stopped the vehicle, which was being operated by Nathan T. Hansen, […]

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Couple charged with child neglect, maintaining drug house

A series of confidential drug purchases earlier this year led to a slew of criminal charges –including child neglect — filed Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court against two Racine residents. Edwin M. Hill, 52, faces eight criminal charges, while Latasha M. Hollie, 40, faces seven by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Hill is […]

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Charged with child neglect, Racine woman in court

A 43-year-old Racine woman faces felony charges of bail jumping and interfering with child custody, along with a misdemeanor count of child neglect in two different criminal complaints filed Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court. The bail-jumping charge filed against Vania F. Hayes carries up to $30,000 and up to 10 years three months in […]

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Child Neglect Charges Follow Serious Burn

A Racine woman is charged with child neglect resulting in bodily harm after police investigated a report that a 2-year-old girl in her care had severe burns, with no medical treatment offered afterward.   Josephine R. Lee, 47, was arrested Saturday, after police looked into the allegations. She is in custody on a $10,000 bond, and is due in […]

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Child Neglect Charge For Nursing Mom After Drinking

A woman was charged with child neglect after drinking alcohol and breastfeeding her infant son, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. The 32-year-old Delafield woman was charged with misdemeanor counts of child neglect and disorderly conduct, domestic abuse. If convicted of both charges, she faces up to a year in […]

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Week In Review: Holiday Train, Child Neglect, And Homelessness

You were busy, we were busy. Here are our top most read stories from this week. Holiday Train Will Pull To Sturtevant Caledonia Couple Charged With Child Neglect Police: Gray Back In Custody For Performing Illegal Surgery Procedures Homeless And Working: “It’s Really Hard To Dig yourself Out” Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer, Enticing […]

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