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High-speed chase, 6th OWI arrest for Waterford man could mean over 13 years in prison

RACINE COUNTY — A 52-year-old Waterford man faces his sixth drunken driving offense (OWI) after his arrest on Feb. 13 in the Town of Waterford. Nathan Adam Pfefferkorn is charged with felony counts of operating while intoxicated and attempting to flee/elude an officer. The OWI charge carries a potential maximum prison term of 10 years […]

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Man threatens deputy, brags about criminal record while being arrested for 3rd drunken driving offense

NORWAY ⏤ A 39-year-old Burlington man allegedly threatened a deputy and bragged about his criminal record during an arrest for his third drunken driving offense Monday.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged Jeffrey Willis with: Threat to a law enforcement officer, a felony;Resisting an officer, a misdemeanor;And operating a motor vehicle while under […]

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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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Union Grove man charged with OWI in rollover crash

A Union Grove man faces a drunken driving charge after allegedly rolling his vehicle in a crash on Vine Street in the village Monday. Racine County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the 1300 block of Vine shortly after midnight Monday.  There, they found Anthony G. Skokut, 28, speaking to residents. Skokut’s blue 2010 Honda CR-V […]

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6 Drunken Drivers Arrested In Racine County: Report

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Authorities in Racine County have increased patrols of area roads and highways over the holiday season for drunk drivers. Sheriff’s officials say they pulled six people over in a five-hour span on Dec. 20 on suspicion of drunken driving. Here’s what the Racine County Sheriff’s office is reporting: A 56-year-old Twin […]

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Woman who crashed car into tree faces 6th drunken driving charge

A 45-year-old Grayslake, Ill., woman faces two felony charges, including her sixth drunken driving offense, after her arrest in October. The drunken driving charge filed Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court against Allison L. Hood carries a fine of $25,000 and 10 years in prison. Hood was also charged with a felony count of attempting […]

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Sixth drunk driving conviction may face Rochester man after his arrest

A 55-year-old Rochester man faces his sixth drunken driving conviction after his arrest Nov. 20. The felony charge filed last week against George A. Posanski carries a fine of $25,000 and 10 years in prison. Posanski also faces a misdemeanor charge of operating after revocation, which carries a fine of $2,500 and a year in […]

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Racine man picked up for sixth OWI

Mount Pleasant police arrested Gordon R. Haley, of Racine, Monday morning for his sixth drunken driving offense. He is charged with operating while intoxicated, sixth offense, attempted battery to hospital personnel and disorderly conduct. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court, Mount Pleasant police were sent to the area of State […]

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Woman injured in crash with alleged drunk driver

A Racine woman was driving drunk and left the scene of a crash that injured another driver, according to court records. Valerie A. Majeska, 42, is charged with hit-and-run causing injury and drunken driving causing injury for the crash near the intersection of Douglas and Carlton avenues on Oct. 4. The criminal complaint filed against […]

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Crash takes out utility pole, leads to OWI charge

Beer bottles, a bottle of vodka and a marijuana pipe were found in the car of a man arrested Dec. 22 for his second driving while intoxicated offense. Jason Scott, 39, of Caledonia, is charged with possession of marijuana, OWI, and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the criminal complaint filed Tuesday in Racine County […]

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