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Mother, son arrested following drug bust; mother facing nearly 40 felony drug-related charges across 5 open cases

RACINE — An ongoing drug investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit came to a head Friday morning, and led to a slew of criminal charges against two city residents. And for one of those arrested, April L. Howe, 41, 1754 Grange Ave., No. 108, the new case brings the total of five open […]

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Two Face Numerous Drug-Related Charges Following Sunday Arrests

CALEDONIA – A man and woman face numerous drug-related charges following their arrests at a Kremer Avenue home by Caledonia Police Sunday afternoon. Drug-Related Charges The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Jerad L. Holmes, 41, of the 1800 block of Kremer Avenue, Caledonia, with Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place and two counts of Felony […]

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Man Arrested on Drug Charges; Candy Look-Alike Packaging Found

RACINE –  A 20-year-old Racine man was arrested Wednesday morning on numerous drug charges. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office also warns the public to be aware of marijuana edibles packaged to look like candy. Anthony Luna of the 1100 block of Marquette Street was apprehended about 11 a.m. by the Racine County Sheriff’s Metro Drug […]

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Racine Man Accused of Drug-Related Charges

RACINE COUNTY – A Racine man was arrested and charged with multiple drug-related charges on Tuesday following a traffic stop for a suspended driver’s license. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office reported in a news release that David Erich Young, 37, was stopped near Kansasville. Deputies conducted a search of his vehicle based on detecting the […]

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Wisconsin THC Vaping Bust Is ‘Largest In U.S.’

KENOSHA COUNTY, WI — As health officials grapple with vaping-related medical issues and deaths across the U.S., authorities in southeastern Wisconsin say they’ve made the largest vaping drug bust in the country. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said investigators seized more than 30,000 vape cartridges filled with THC, about 98,000 empty vape cartridges, and a […]

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Police Nab $48,000 in Pot During Search Warrant

A 31-year-old Racine man is facing serious drug charges after officers with the Racine County Metro Drug Unit recovered 12 pounds of what they say is high grade marijuana and a variety of weapons. According to press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department confirms that officers with the drug unit executed a search warrant […]

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K9 Nox Interrupts Alleged Drug Delivery

    Racine County Sheriff’s Department K9 Officer Nox helped deputies Monday keep over 100 grams of illegal drugs – including heroin – off the streets. Deputies say they initiated a traffic stop on I-94 on a vehicle for unspecified traffic violations. K9 Officer Nox was called to the scene and alerted on the car […]

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Update: $7,500 Cash Bond for Accused Drug House Operator

**Updated 9:15 p.m. March 19 A Mount Pleasant man remains behind bars Wednesday after being assigned a $7,500 cash bond for allegedly owning and operating a drug house. Dale Johnson, 35, remains in the Racine County Jail, according to online court records. He made his initial appearance Wednesday before Racine County Court Commissioner Alice Rudebusch. […]

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