Accidents Close I-94/41 Sunday Morning

YORKVILLE – Traffic accidents blamed on icy conditions and careless driving closed southbound lanes of Interstate 94/41 and damaged a Racine County Sheriff’s Office squad here Sunday morning. Deputies responded to a car-versus-semi collision on I-94/41 near Highway 20. There were no injuries reported in the initial crash. A second accident in the same area […]

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 […]

Health care worker charged with stealing medication from elderly woman with dementia

RACINE ⸺ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a home health care worker with possession and theft after she took Vicodin from a patient’s home. Kayla L. Jandl, 27, of Racine, faces charges of:  Possession of narcotic drugs, a felony;Possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor;Possess/illegally obtained prescription, a misdemeanor;And attempt misdemeanor theft.  […]

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 […]

Milwaukee man facing felonies after fleeing Racine police, telling them ‘shoot me’

RACINE ⸺ A Milwaukee man faces numerous felonies after fleeing from police last week and telling them “shoot me” when caught.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged Joshua Mitchell, 26, with: Possession of a firearm by outstate felon, firearm mandatory minimum enhancer, a felony;Two counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, both felonies;Vehicle operator […]