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Two Face Numerous Drug-Related Charges Following Sunday Arrests

CALEDONIA – A man and woman face numerous drug-related charges following their arrests at a Kremer Avenue home by Caledonia Police Sunday afternoon. Drug-Related Charges The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Jerad L. Holmes, 41, of the 1800 block of Kremer Avenue, Caledonia, with Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place and two counts of Felony […]

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Man Accused in Racine Firefighter Murder Flees, Commits Suicide

RACINE – A Racine man, accused in the shooting death of Racine firefighter Christopher Lalor, 50, in a southside home, reportedly committed suicide in Florida. Peter James Lui, 51, of the 4000 block of Marquette Drive, was found dead of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound” in Jacksonville, Fla., according to the Racine Police Department, which was […]

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Racine Man Faces Multiple, 2nd Offense Drug Charges

RACINE – A Racine man faces numerous drug-related charges following the execution of a pair of search warrants by the Racine Police Department (RPD) Special Investigations Unit earlier this week. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Donald Wilson, 44, of 1309 Douglas Ave., with Possession With Intent to Deliver Cocaine-2nd Offense, Possession With Intent […]

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Woman Faces Multiple Charges After 2 a.m. Sunday Crash

RACINE – A Racine woman faces multiple charges after a single-vehicle crash here early Sunday. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Shakiyah S. Howell, 23, of 2700 Mount Pleasant St., with Hit and Run-Injury, Operating While Intoxicated-Causing Injury (1st offense) and Obstructing an Officer. According to the criminal complaint, Racine Police were dispatched to […]

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Racine County Receives $323K Crime Prosecution Grant

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County is receiving a $323,000 Smart Prosecution Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The funds were formally accepted earlier this week by the Racine County Board. Racine County is among 25 communities around the country (from 90 applicants) to receive a Smart Protection Grant. Utilizing the Crime Prosecution Grant The […]

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Caledonia Man Accused Of Gunfire In Home After Packers Game

CALEDONIA – A Caledonia man was accused of shooting a gun in his home during a drunken altercation after Saturday night’s Green Bay Packers football game. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Kurt D. Draeger, 59, of 2949 Cherry Tree Ct., with two counts of First-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Criminal Damage to Property and […]

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Bond Set For Man Accused Of Catalytic Converter Thefts, 2nd Man Also Identified

ROCHESTER – A $10,000 cash bond was set Thursday for Brian Ruppel, 36, of Waukesha, who was accused of stealing catalytic converters from a truck sales and repair business here in November. In addition, criminal charges were initiated on Thursday against a second Waukesha man, Nicholas Koutsios, 47, for allegedly participating in the crime. The […]