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Mount Pleasant man with extensive criminal past sees 3 more charges including strangulation, suffocation

RACINE — A 43-year-old Mount Pleasant man with a lengthy criminal past faces three more criminal charges after his arrest on April 7 in Racine. Avery Thomas Jr. – In the new case against Avery Thomas Jr., he is charged with felony strangulation and suffocation, along with misdemeanor counts of battery and disorderly conduct. The […]

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DHS Awards Racine County $243,107 and Kenosha County $365,214 for Opioid and Stimulant Treatment Services

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has announced that $8 million in grants have been awarded statewide for opioid and stimulant treatment services. Among that, $243,107 has been granted to Racine County and $365,214 to Kenosha County. Through this DHS grant distribution, over 4,000 people throughout Wisconsin will have access […]

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Gunshot heard on Christmas night: 2 residents arrested

RACINE — The sound of a gunshot on Christmas night alerted a City of Racine Police officer, and just days later, two city residents were arrested for the incident. Nathaniel Alexander, 39, is charged with felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use of a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by […]

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Woman charged with dealing cocaine, heroin laced with fentanyl facing 150 years in prison

A 41-year-old Racine woman is facing the next several decades behind bars for allegedly dealing drugs like cocaine and heroin laced with fentanyl. Priscilla Armstrong was charged Monday, Oct. 17, in Racine County Circuit Court with the following list of felonies. The information in parentheses indicates how many counts of each charge she faces: Cocaine […]

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Racine County Sheriff: Man Found with $16,000 of Ecstasy

Racine County Sheriff’s deputies on April 13 arrested a 26-year-old Racine man who was the subject of a drug investigation for the past three months. Sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant of the man’s car where they found .6 grams of heroin/fentanyl, a gun and ammunition, and placed the man under arrest, according to a […]

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Man charged with reckless homicide in August drug death

RACINE – Scott R. Groleau, 38, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with first-degree reckless homicide connected with a Caledonia resident’s drug-related death last August. Groleau, whose address was listed as Cudahy, made an initial court appearance on Tuesday where a cash bond was set at $25,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled […]

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Heroin Delivery Charges Filed Against Woman

RACINE – A woman has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with two counts of heroin manufacture/delivery following an investigation by the Racine County Sheriff’s Office Metro Drug Unit (MDU). Angel Britton, 36, whose last known address is Decatur, Ill., was in custody in the Racine County Jail as of Tuesday. According […]

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Woman charged with child neglect following overdose

Jessica Babington CALEDONIA, Wis. – A 32-year-old woman was revived on her bedroom floor by police after overdosing on Sunday, having left a purse full of narcotics and paraphernalia within reach of her minor child. Jessica R. Babington is charged by the Racine County Circuit Court with possession of narcotic drugs and drug paraphernalia, first degree recklessly […]

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Racine man faces homicide charge in heroin overdose

A Racine man was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Monday with first-degree reckless homicide after a man died from an overdose. Joshua Hudy, 28, of Racine, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide, repeater. If convicted of the charge, Hudy faces up to 40 years in prison and/or fines up to $100,000. Racine […]

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Racine woman charged with felony for drug possession

RAYMOND – A 21-year-old Milwaukee woman faces 14 criminal charges for drug possession and bail jumping after a traffic stop Saturday in the Town of Raymond. Ciara A. Ray was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Monday with a felony count of possession of narcotic drugs and four felony bail-jumping counts. She also […]

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Man left woman at McDonald’s during heroin overdose, DA says

A 37-year-old Racine man faces two felony charges after his arrest June 20 after leaving a woman at a McDonald’s as she was overdosing on heroin. Bobby W. Lemmons was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and manufacturing/delivering heroin. Both carry a fine of $25,000 and […]

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Warrant issued after man fails to appear for drug charges

A 32-year-old Racine man was charged with three felony charges after he made a series of drug purchases last year, but he failed to appear in court Tuesday. Bradley E. Ammon was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with two counts of manufacturing/delivering heroin and a felony charge of manufacturing and delivering cocaine. […]

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