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UPDATED: Sisters arrested following high-speed chase over 100 mph

UPDATE, 1:42 p.m.: Deputies were able to determine that the passenger in the vehicle provided false information, and her correct name is Desiree A. Webster, a 24-year-old white female from Clintonville, WI.  Webster has a pending felony case in Shawano County, so she is now facing additional charges of Obstructing a Police Officer and Felony […]

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Man accused of 6th OWI, blood alcohol content allegedly almost double legal limit

RACINE — A 50-year-old man is facing his 6th OWI charge after he was pulled over on I-94, and his initial breathalyzer indicated an alleged blood alcohol level of almost double the legal limit. Charges: OWI, 6th offense among others Reinaldo Cordero-Rodriguez, of Madison, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a single […]

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Man charged with 3rd OWI said he’s been drinking since he was 9 years old

RACINE – A Milwaukee man is facing 3-1/2 years behind bars after he was charged with his third drunk driving offense and told arresting officers that he’s been drinking since he was just nine years old. James Fuerstenau, 51, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of operating while […]

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WisDOT: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign begins Dec. 15

WISCONSIN – Law enforcement agencies across the country begin the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign today. The national campaign’s top priority is saving lives by getting impaired drivers off the roads. The holiday season is upon us, which means parties and celebrations. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic still among us, Americans have begun […]

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Eau Claire man arrested for driving drunk, admits to drinking two bottles of vodka

Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department arrested an Eau Claire man at 11 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 41 for suspicion of driving drunk with the children and his wife in the car. Max Hagen, 35, is facing: Two counts reckless of endangering safetySix counts felony bail jumpingTwo counts operating under the influence with passengers […]

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Milwaukee man arrested for 5th drunk driving incident

YORKVILLE – A Milwaukee man was arrested here early Wednesday on a 5th offense of drunk driving, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to a news release, a sheriff’s deputy found a vehicle parked on the shoulder of South Sylvania Avenue near Grandview Parkway with its headlights on and engine running shortly after midnight on Wednesday. […]

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Pleasant Prairie woman faces OWI in Yorkville crash

Here’s what the Racine County Sheriff’s office is reporting: (Image Via Shutterstock) YORKVILLE ⏤ A Pleasant Prairie woman faces her first operating while intoxicated charge following a crash on I-94 early Sunday. Rashae Ashanti Martin, 18, faces a slew of traffic violations in the crash. Those charges include: deviation from designated lane; operator violate red […]

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After striking 3 parked cars, woman arrested for drunk driving, DA says

RACINE – An early morning traffic accident damaged three parked cars and resulted in a drunk driving charge for a Racine woman on Tuesday. Lyneece R. Daniels-Branch, 24, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with drunk driving-2nd offense, resisting an officer, and disorderly conduct.  According to the criminal complaint, Racine Police responded […]

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Woman charged with drunk driving in Rochester

ROCHESTER, WI – A Salem woman was charged with drunk driving (3rd offense) and possession of drugs with her two-year-old child in the car. Kristin Connelly, 19, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with second-degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of THC, possession of amphetamines, possession of drug paraphernalia, and several traffic citations, […]

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Sheriff: Woman crashes car into barn, arrested for drunk driving

TOWN OF BURLINGTON – After crashing into a barn, a 60-year-old Kenosha County woman was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving and given several traffic citations. When the deputies arrived on the scene, they noticed Albrecht seemed under the influence of alcohol. They conducted a field sobriety test. Failing the test, the deputy arrested her […]