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Racine man found shot in apparent home invasion, prompts homicide investigation

RACINE – A 31-year-old man was shot Monday evening inside a home at 1009 Monroe Avenue in an apparent home invasion, which has prompted a homicide investigation. Officers responded to the home at 10:04 p.m. to a report of a possible home invasion in progress, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department. […]

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Woman Hides Men’s Guns, Turns Them Over To Police

A woman gave Racine Police a towel concealing guns belonging to two men she said threatened to kill her, according to court records. Joseph Delacruz, 37, and Teevun Thomas, 23, are charged with disorderly conduct, battery, possession of a firearm by a felon and recklessly endangering safety while using a dangerous weapon. They were arrested […]

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Gang Member Charged With Armed Robbery

A man could spend the rest of his life in prison if he is convicted for his role in a home invasion/armed robbery that he and two other members of the Latin King street gang are accused of doing in March. Mario Chagoya, 30, of Kenosha, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with three counts of armed robbery, […]

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Man Charged In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of Elderly Woman

A man has been charged with felonies in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault of a 69-year-old woman that happened in December, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department. Dexter Swanagan, 49, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Monday with two counts of second-degree […]

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Sturtevant PD Warns of Possible Home Invasions

Sturtevant residents are warned to make sure their doors are locked after a resident told police they saw three male subjects attempt to enter their home. On the Sturtevant Police Department’s Facebook page, officers say a resident at 9:21 p.m. Thursday in the 9000 block of Hulda heard their doorknob rattle. When the homeowner turned […]

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Not Guilty Plea for Burglar/Sex Assault Defendant

    A 19-year-old Milwaukee man accused of breaking into a Sturtevant home and raping a woman plead not guilty Wednesday during his preliminary hearing. Oma Aldape appeared in person with lawyer Margaret Johnson, assistant state public defender. Deputy District Attorney Tricia Hanson represented the state and say there have not been any plea offers […]

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Week In Review: Man Pushes Friend Out Of Car After Heroin OD, Slide City Coming To Racine

You were busy this week and so were we. Catch up on the news this week by reading our week in review. Here are the top most read stories from the week. Kevin Cronin, Member of Republican Party, Dies Police: Man Pushes Friend Out Of Car In Blizzard After Heroin OD Man Accused Of Sturtevant […]

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Police Search for Home Invasion/Armed Robbery Suspects

  by Heather Asiyanbi The Village of Sturtevant Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying three suspects who broke into a home Nov. 20 and forced a resident at gunpoint to drive to a nearby ATM. Police Chief Sean Marschke said at 10:34 p.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a home in the 2900 […]

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