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Racine man charged with domestic battery, disorderly conduct

File photo RACINE – Racine Police arrested a local man on misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct charges following a domestic dispute early Tuesday. The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Christopher H. Meekma, 30, with one count of misdemeanor battery and two counts of disorderly conduct following the incident.  According to the criminal complaint, officers […]

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Man Charged With Assault While In Jail

A man made his initial appearance in court today for several assault charges he committed while incarcerated, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. When Luis C. Granados Jr., 26, was in custody at the Racine County on June 20, 2015,  he urinated on the floor of a common area and […]

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Officer Injured Apprehending Suspect

A Racine Police officer was injured while trying to apprehend a suspect Wednesday, Dec. 22, who was intoxicated and resisting arrest. Police were called to the 800 block of Hagerer Street by a woman whose fiance, Brian Scott Hort, 42, of Racine, broke a kitchen window and refused to leave, according to a criminal complaint. […]

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UPDATE: State drops criminal charges in disorderly conduct case

Update: In a plea deal, the state dropped the criminal charges for Yusuf to an ordinance disorderly conduct violation and required him to complete a class for controlling community violence. Tina Buckley pleaded guilty to bail jumping. She completed treatment and all the alcohol assessment requirements including the IED for one year and has her […]

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Police: Man Faked Getting Hit by Elderly Driver

Mount Pleasant police say a 35-year-old man left a personal injury attorney’s office, and faked getting hit by an elderly driver in the parking lot. Demetrius Cannon, of Racine, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of disorderly conduct/crime against the elderly and obstruction. If convicted, he faces up to a […]

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Teenager Charged with Punching Woman

  Mount Pleasant police say a 17-year-old boy is facing adult charges after he punched a woman in the face because she insisted he go to school. Jon DeRosier had his initial appearance postponed Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court so a sign language interpreter could be obtained. He will face Wednesday three counts of […]