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Posted inLocal newsPolice and fire

High-speed chase ends with six arrests, sheriff says

Six people were arrested by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department early Friday morning following a high-speed chase that started in Mount Pleasant and ended in Racine. Three teen-age girls and three adults were in the car and taken into custody, according to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. The driver, Derrick Malik […]

Posted inBreakingPolice and fire

Man charged after shooting 14-year-old girl, DA says

RACINE, WI – A 21-year-old Racine man was charged with attempted homicide after shooting a 14-year-old girl Tuesday in the leg in the 1100 block of Eleventh Street Jmontae Bogan was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Monday with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree reckless injury and possession of […]

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Former corrections officer charged after stealing inmate’s funds

A former corrections officer at the Racine County Jail stands accused of stealing funds from an inmate’s account and is now an inmate himself. Arnold Silva, 27, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with misconduct in public office – excess authority, and misdemeanor theft-business setting. If convicted of both charges, […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Man arrested on warrant after strangling two teens

A “no knock” search warrant executed early Tuesday morning ended with a 38-year-old man wanted in three different criminal cases being taken into custody. Officers with the Racine Police Department Special Investigations Unit and the SWAT Team arrested Raymond F. Ellison Sr. inside a residence at 2022 Slauson Ave. Ellison had two outstanding warrants for his arrest […]

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Metro Drug Unit: Milwaukee woman stole pain medication from employer

A Milwaukee woman is accused of stealing prescription pain pills from her employer and selling them to a confidential informant numerous times. Mariana Cooper, 31, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with four felony counts of conspiracy to commit delivery of schedule I or II narcotics. If convicted of all charges, Cooper faces up […]