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Motorcycle driver leads police on series of high-speed chases in 3 counties, faces over 20 years prison

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — A series of high-speed pursuits with a motorcycle in recent weeks eventually led authorities to a 20-year-old Thiensville man, who now faces three felony charges as a result. Alexander Salefsky remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond. He is charged with two felony counts of second-degree […]

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Man charged with drunk driving, leading high-speed chase facing over 14 years prison

MOUNT PLEASANT — A 24-year-old Racine man faces almost 15 years in prison after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase while driving drunk. Saul Rincon was charged Monday, Aug. 7, in Racine County Circuit Court with a single felony count of attempting to flee police; a single misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle […]

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High-speed chase ends in arrest of 22-year-old Chicago man

RACINE COUNTY — A high-speed chase early Tuesday morning ended in a crash and eventually, a 22-year-old Chicago man being taken into custody. Christopher R. Moore remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $15,800 cash bail and is facing several possible criminal charges. Christopher R. Moore Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies forwarded […]

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Suspect still at large after throwing $370,000 in fentanyl pills out of his car

RACINE — The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in apprehending Kevin Lynch, a suspect who is currently at large after eluding police in a high-speed chase. Lynch is wanted for allegedly receiving a package from Phoenix, Ariz., containing more than 20,000 pressed fentanyl pills with a street value of almost […]

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High-speed chase ends in crash with squad car, woman facing 16 years in prison

CALEDONIA — A wrong-way driver that led Caledonia Police on a high-speed chase before a crash into a Sheriff’s Department squad car early Friday morning now faces three criminal charges in Racine County Circuit Court. Lanora Wright, 59, of Racine, is charged with felony counts of fleeing/eluding causing damage to property and second-degree recklessly endangering […]

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High-speed chase ensues following traffic stop; Minocqua man facing 31 years in prison

RACINE COUNTY — A traffic stop last week for a burned-out registration lamp quickly turned into a high-speed chase into Milwaukee County and landed a 38-year-old Minocqua man in a world of trouble. Joseph Zupan faces felony charges of attempting to flee or elude an officer, second-degree recklessly endangering safety and three charges of bail […]

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After alleged kidnapping on Dec. 22 and high-speed chase, Bollinger of Twin Lakes in custody

A Twin Lakes man is facing the next several years in prison after he allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend before Christmas and led U.S. Marshals on a high-speed chase. Justin Bollinger was arrested on Thurs., Jan. 5, and is expected to be charged on Friday, Jan. 6, in Kenosha County Circuit Court with a host of […]

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Teenage girl charged with stealing 2 cars, high-speed chase

RACINE — A 17-year-old Racine girl is facing adult charges after allegedly stealing two cars on two different dates, and leading police on a high-speed chase through a residential neighborhood. Levaeh Williams was charged Mon., Dec. 5, in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts of operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent, two […]

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17-year-old boy charged after fleeing police, passenger’s leg broken during chase

RACINE — A 17-year-old boy allegedly led police on a high-speed chase that resulted in his arrest and a broken leg for his passenger. Elijah Huelsbeck, of Racine, was charged as an adult Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of fleeing an officer resulting in great bodily harm, two […]

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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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