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Woman charged with battery after confrontation with boyfriend over child sexual abuse material, cheating

RACINE — A woman was charged with battery among other things after she allegedly struck her boyfriend in the face with a broom, a spray bottle, and a phone said she did so because he was cheating on her and viewing child sexual abuse material (CSAM) on the dark web. Mariah Tirado, 25, of Racine, […]

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Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports May 25-31

Recently, Sergeant G. of the Caledonia Police Department shared a round-up of the week’s encounters on the department’s Facebook page. The following incidents took place between May 25 and May 31. Caledonia police report round-up The Caledonia Police Department responded to 412 calls for service, including 106 traffic violations, 7 accidents, and 5 Operating While Intoxicated calls (OWIs). […]

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Racine: man with 3 criminal complaints facing slew of charges related to domestic violence

Racine police say a 30-year-old man, with three criminal complaints, faces numerous charges related to a domestic violence case filed against him last year. Alejandro Sierra was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with the following charges as domestic abuse assessments: one felony count of stalking, one misdemeanor count of telephone harassment, two misdemeanor […]

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Domestic abuse tracking made easier with new data dashboards

Tracking domestic abuse in Wisconsin statistically, and on a much more micro level, is now possible through new interactive data dashboards. The interactive data tool looks at domestic abuse incidents and case processing. Introduced by Attorney General Brad Schimel in order to improve transparency in criminal justice data for citizens, policy-makers, and researchers, the announcement […]