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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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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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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 […]