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Teen charged in cases of social media sales-related armed robbery

FILE PHOTO RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a Racine teen with felony theft-party to a crime and armed robbery. The charges have been filed in connection with two robberies that originated with social media sales applications. Tazarious K. Riddle, 17, was in custody in the Racine County Jail as of […]

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Racine man charged with drug possession, bail jumping

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a Racine man with multiple counts of narcotic possession and bail jumping following an arrest Wednesday. Officers arrested Kevin M. Francois, 35, on Wednesday for an active warrant at a residence on the 1300 block of Quincy Avenue.  Attempts to flee While outside the residence […]

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17-year-old charged in Dec. 8 north side shots fired incident

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has leveled multiple charges against a teenager in connection with a Dec. 8 shots fired call on the city’s north side. Daquan T. McCray, 17, of Racine, faces counts of: Possession of a firearm by a felon; First-degree recklessly endangering safety; And possession of a dangerous weapon by a […]

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Mount Pleasant man charged with sexual assault; held on prior charges

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a 20-year-old Mount Pleasant man with second-degree sexual assault. Adrian X. Ager faces charges of second-degree sexual assault of a child under age 16, possession of an illegal article by an inmate and disorderly conduct. In addition, Ager was charged with numerous other offenses based […]

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ATF tracks handgun used in Racine homicide to Missouri woman

RACINE ⏤ Police have uncovered the method used to purchase a handgun involved in an October homicide in the city.  According to a Thursday release from the Racine Police Department, police responded to the 1200 block of Yout Street on Oct. 17 for a homicide investigation. During the investigation, police arrested 23-year-old Khalil Buckley. He […]

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Racine man facing 18 felony bail jumping counts for missing court-appointed drug testing dates

RACINE ⸺ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a local man with 18 counts of felony bail jumping for missing court-appointed drug testing. When the man, Antonio Harris, 29, of Racine, did eventually show up for testing, his urine tested positive for methamphetamine. Harris faces 18 counts of felony bail jumping and seven […]

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Burlington man facing separate felony cases for drug dealing, vehicle theft

FILE PHOTO RACINE COUNTY ⸺ A Burlington man faces felonies in two cases ⸺ one involving drug dealing and one involving vehicle theft. In the drug case, the Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged Julian M. Barler, 24, with two counts of  manufacture/deliver THC (<= 200 grams), second or subsequent offense. Both charges resulted […]