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10 Racine County stories you may have missed this week

Catch up on this week’s news on the Racine County Eye. A lot is happening and you don’t have to miss out on the local action. Between community events, businesses opening, and politics, there’s a lot to read. To help streamline your reading, the following 10 stories are worth reading from the past week. Events […]

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Burger King Employee Threatened in Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is on the lookout for a male who threatened a Burger King employee at their Washington Ave location. The suspect pointed a handgun at the employee in the drive-thru and fired the weapon at the employee’s vehicle in the parking lot before fleeing the scene.  Fortunately, at the time of […]

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Racine Man Accused in October 2018 Armed Robbery

RACINE – The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has charged Daishon D. Pinson, 25, of Racine, with armed robbery and disorderly conduct-use of a dangerous weapon connected with an incident that occurred in October 2018. According to the criminal complaint, Racine Police were dispatched to 15th Street and Junction Avenue on Oct. 21, 2018, on […]

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Racine Police investigating attempted homicide; suspect in custody

RACINE ⏤ Racine Police are investigating an attempted homicide that occurred Monday evening, leaving a man in the hospital with a gunshot wound. The crime took place near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Albert Street, and police have taken a suspect in custody. Police responded to Ascension All Saints Hospital about 10:23 p.m. […]

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Teen arrested in connection with 61st Street shooting in Kenosha

KENOSHA ⏤ Kenosha Police Department officers have arrested a juvenile in connection with a shooting last week on 61st Street.  According to a department release, the teen was booked into jail pending charges of : Second-degree recklessly endangering safety;Injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon; And minor in possession of a firearm. The charges […]

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Flesh, blood at crime scene lead to burglary charge

RACINE ⏤ Pieces of flesh and blood in a broken window led to the Racine County District Attorney’s office to file burglary and misdemeanor theft charges against a 47-year-old man. Robert D. Petty Jr., whose address was listed as Minneapolis, was being held in the Racine County Jail as of Wednesday.  He faces charges of […]

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17-year-old charged in Dec. 8 north side shots fired incident

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has leveled multiple charges against a teenager in connection with a Dec. 8 shots fired call on the city’s north side. Daquan T. McCray, 17, of Racine, faces counts of: Possession of a firearm by a felon; First-degree recklessly endangering safety; And possession of a dangerous weapon by a […]

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Kenosha man arrested for 2018 Caledonia armed robbery

CALEDONIA ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has charged a Kenosha man in a 2018 armed robbery in Caledonia. Aaron J. Primmer, 30, faces charges of armed robbery with threat of force and attempted armed robbery with threat of force. Both charges are felonies and carry repeater status in the case.  Primmer’s charges stem […]

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Kenosha man facing burglary in Racine; slew of charges in Kenosha Co.

A Kenosha man appeared in court Thursday on a felony charge for allegedly robbing a Racine gas station. Quentin T. Pompy, 49, is charged with robbery with threat of force for allegedly robbing a Speedway on Washington Avenue in Racine.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office has also charged Pompy with a drug-related felony. In […]

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Man charged with fleeing says it was ‘just instinct’

RACINE COUNTY – Two men were in custody Tuesday afternoon after fleeing from a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy on foot following an early Monday traffic stop near Union Grove. David A. Clark, 48, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney with attempting to flee or elude an officer, obstructing an officer and criminal trespassing. […]

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Racine Police seek additional info on Thursday morning fatal shooting

Thursday morning at 4:32 a.m. Racine Police department officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1900 block of Hickory Grove Avenue. Responding officers located a victim in the alley to the east of Hickory Grove Avenue who was suffering from gunshot wounds. According to information provided by RPD, life-saving efforts were attempted but […]

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Suspected Shoplifting in Franklin Leads to High Speed Chase through Racine County

FRANKLIN – A possible retail theft in Franklin on Friday night ended in a high-speed chase through Racine and Sturtevant – and numerous criminal charges pending against the 30-year-old driver. According to a press release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department: Police in Franklin advised officers in Racine County they needed assistance stopping a vehicle that had fled […]

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