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‘Passed Out’ Driver at Drive-Through Becomes OWI Arrest

WATERFORD – A driver, reported to be “passed out” at a fast-food restaurant drive-through here late Tuesday, was arrested for Operating While Impaired (4th offense). The Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to the McDonald’s drive-through, 815 Fox Lane, shortly before midnight Tuesday. Deputies found a man sleeping in the driver’s seat of […]

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Three arrested in Mount Pleasant following fiery three-vehicle crash

MOUNT PLEASANT – Police arrested all three drivers following a fiery three-vehicle wreck near the intersection of Durand Avenue and Sheridan Road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Christopher Sanchez, 33, Kraig Herbrechtsmeir, 56, and Herbert Aguirre-Lopez, 45, all face operating while intoxicated charges connected to the wreck. The crash happened about 2:47 a.m., according to […]

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Man threatens deputy, brags about criminal record while being arrested for 3rd drunken driving offense

NORWAY ⏤ A 39-year-old Burlington man allegedly threatened a deputy and bragged about his criminal record during an arrest for his third drunken driving offense Monday.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged Jeffrey Willis with: Threat to a law enforcement officer, a felony;Resisting an officer, a misdemeanor;And operating a motor vehicle while under […]

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Pleasant Prairie woman faces OWI in Yorkville crash

Here’s what the Racine County Sheriff’s office is reporting: (Image Via Shutterstock) YORKVILLE ⏤ A Pleasant Prairie woman faces her first operating while intoxicated charge following a crash on I-94 early Sunday. Rashae Ashanti Martin, 18, faces a slew of traffic violations in the crash. Those charges include: deviation from designated lane; operator violate red […]

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Man arrested for drunken driving following crash into a trailer behind parked truck

Responding to a report of a two-vehicle accident on Thursday, in the 3800 block of Sheridan Road, Mount Pleasant Police officers discovered a vehicle with extensive front-end damage that had crashed into the rear of a parked trailer. The trailer was attached to an unoccupied truck. An MPPD officer made contact with the driver, Timothy […]

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Driver of dump truck arrested for OWI after two-vehicle accident

On Thursday morning, Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 20 (Washington Avenue) just east of Britton Road in the Town of Dover. When deputies arrived, they learned that a quad-axle dump truck, which was traveling westbound on Highway 20 crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. The dump truck drove […]