Holiday Burglary Reduction Tips

With the Christmas Holiday season here, area residents are encouraged to take extra precautions to avoid becoming targeted for burglaries and/or the theft of packages and gifts from vehicles and porches.  The following tips will assist local citizens in preventing burglaries and thefts during the Holiday season: National statistics illustrate that most residential burglaries occur […]

Beware! Caller-ID Spoofing Schemes Abound

By Bill Houston The Racine Police Department would like citizens to be aware of caller-ID spoofing schemes being used to mimic calls from government agencies both locally and nationally. Officers recently responded to a complaint from an individual who was contacted by someone claiming to be from the Racine Police Department, calling from what appeared […]

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 […]

Suspect Sought In Gas Drive Off

The Caledonia Police are looking for a suspect in a gas drive off that happened at 4:45 p.m. March 25 at Ayra’s Gas and Grocery, 7100 Douglas Ave. The suspect wore red pants and tried to conceal his identity by wearing a hooded sweatshirt. He was seen on surveillance camera footage pumping gas into a […]

Suspect Sought In Mount Pleasant Armed Robbery

Mount Pleasant Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing an employee at SF Petroleum, 2325 Racine St. at 9 a.m. Sunday at gunpoint. After displaying a handgun and demanding cash, the man fled the store with an undisclosed amount of  money. The clerk told police the man fled the store on foot going […]

Racine Home Shot Up, Police Seeking Information

The Racine Police Department is seeking information about a shots fired call that happened at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 near the intersection of Clayton Avenue and Riverside Drive. A home near the intersection was struck many times. One of the bullets went into the house where two people slept. While no injuries were reported, […]

Two men sought for burglary in Caledonia

The Caledonia Police are asking the community for information to help them find two men suspected of posing as utility workers and burglarizing a home in the 8200 block of County Highway V at 6:30 p.m. July 29. A man approached the owner of the home and told him that they were with the power […]

Police Investigating Man Down in Yard

by Heather Asiyanbi The Racine Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding out the details of why a man was found unresponsive in the bitter cold early Wednesday morning. According to a press release issued by RPD Sgt. Jessie Metoyer, officers responded at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday to a call in the 10 block of Ohio […]