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2022 Citizens Police Academy of Mount Pleasant accepting applications through Aug. 24

The Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department is searching for individuals to join its Citizens Police Academy. This program aims to educate participants about the various areas of law enforcement. The Citizens Police Academy provides residents with a better understanding of the roles of officers and their training. Those enrolled will meet for 12 weeks […]

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Update: Issue resolved, We Energies: Power outage affects more than 3k residents in Racine County

Update: The outages that occurred due to this incident have been resolved as of July 8. There are currently 3,236 people within the Racine County area without power due to an incident. We Energies serves over 14,000 people in the Village of Mount Pleasant, where the outage took place. The official cause of the power […]

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Clear Your Medicine Cabinet: Rx Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 30

RACINE COUNTY – Clear your medicine cabinet of unused or expired drugs this Saturday, April 30, on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) will host a drop-off site from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents are asked to use the main driveway entrance at the northwest corner of Mount Pleasant Village […]

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Failure to yield causes 3-car accident, one driver seriously injured

One person was seriously injured Thursday in a “failure to yield” car accident with two additional vehicles, but drugs and/or alcohol are not considered factors in the crash. According to a press release from the Mount Pleasant Police Department, officers were called shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of Emmertsen Road and Washington […]

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Mount Pleasant Police apprehend, charge Racine man with Impersonating a Peace Officer

RACINE COUNTY – The Mount Pleasant Police Department received a call on Sunday, April 17, 2022, around 3:47 p.m. regarding a male who identified himself as a Police Officer to a hotel worker in the 13300 block of Hospitality Court. During the interaction, the man produced a badge, provided a badge number and gave the […]

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UPDATE: Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Hit & Run, Kenosha Man in Custody

UPDATE: A 23-year-old Kenosha man is in custody, and his vehicle was impounded after Mount Pleasant police officers say he struck a pedestrian Saturday night and fled the scene. According to a press release from MPPD, officers and South Shore Fire rescue personnel were called at 8 p.m. Saturday to the 800 block of Newman […]

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Caledonia Police Department’s Weekly Police Reports

Recently, the Caledonia Police Department shared a round-up of their encounters on their Facebook page. The following incidents took place between Feb 22 through March 1. During this week, the Caledonia PD responded to 373 service calls. There were 87 traffic stops. 3 OWIs occurred. There were 15 accidents. February 22 The Caledonia Police Department wrote that […]

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Gateway Technical College Alumni Association Seeks 2022 Distinguished Alumni Nominations

The Gateway Technical College Alumni Association is asking the public for nominations for this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Each year, Gateway College graduates have the chance to be nominated for this award. Nominees should have achieved: An exemplary level of excellence in their fieldMade significant contributions to their fieldExhibit outstanding leadership, character and service GTC […]

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Mount Pleasant PD Announces Speeding Crackdown

MOUNT PLEASANT – Drivers will want to keep a close eye on the speedometer, particularly along main roadways here. The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) announced Friday that it has created a traffic unit specifically to enforce speed limits along with other traffic violations. “The Mount Pleasant Police Department takes traffic-related complaints seriously, and is […]

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Two Held After Unexpected Police Chase

MOUNT PLEASANT – Two Racine men are in custody following a police chase here early Friday. Quatrion L. Morens, 26, was charged with fleeing/eluding an officer, hit-and-run/property damage, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and resisting/obstructing an officer. His brother, Richard Q. Morens, 28, was charged with resisting/obstructing […]