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Mother, son arrested following drug bust; mother facing nearly 40 felony drug-related charges across 5 open cases

RACINE — An ongoing drug investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit came to a head Friday morning, and led to a slew of criminal charges against two city residents. And for one of those arrested, April L. Howe, 41, 1754 Grange Ave., No. 108, the new case brings the total of five open […]

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10-month investigation ends with alleged drug dealer arrest, seized drugs totaling over $35K street value

RACINE — The arrest of a Racine man on numerous drug charges capped a 10-month investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit. Kaleb Weaver, 26, was apprehended Thursday afternoon by Metro Drug Unit agents and members of the Violent Crime Task Force, according to a news release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. Investigation […]

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Mom, Son Accused of Drug Trafficking

A mother and son were charged with drug trafficking and several other drug-related offenses by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office following their arrest here Thursday. A cash bond was set at $10,000 apiece for Danielle E. Kruger, 36, and Jaiden T. Kruger, 19, of 1608 Roosevelt Ave., during initial court appearances on Friday. Preliminary […]

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Racine Man Charged In Drug Investigation

RACINE – A Racine man was charged with multiple drug-related offenses, including cocaine and marijuana manufacture/delivery, last week following a lengthy investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Ricardo Westman-Patricio, 29, of 2922 Douglas Ave., with three counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place, two counts of […]

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Mount Pleasant Man Charged Following Metro Drug Unit Investigation

MOUNT PLEASANT – Michael J. Jurgens, 52, of Mount Pleasant was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday with three counts of manufacture/delivery of THC (marijuana) and four counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place following an investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit. Jurgens was also charged possession with intent […]

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Racine Man Apprehended In Drug Investigation

RACINE – A Racine man was arrested and charged with multiple drug-related offenses following a Racine County Metro Drug Unit investigation on Wednesday morning. Parnell L. McCray, 31, was charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver/manufacture THC, manufacture/delivery of THC, maintaining a drug trafficking place and three counts of […]

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Man Arrested on Drug Charges; Candy Look-Alike Packaging Found

RACINE –  A 20-year-old Racine man was arrested Wednesday morning on numerous drug charges. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office also warns the public to be aware of marijuana edibles packaged to look like candy. Anthony Luna of the 1100 block of Marquette Street was apprehended about 11 a.m. by the Racine County Sheriff’s Metro Drug […]

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Warrant issued after man fails to appear for drug charges

A 32-year-old Racine man was charged with three felony charges after he made a series of drug purchases last year, but he failed to appear in court Tuesday. Bradley E. Ammon was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with two counts of manufacturing/delivering heroin and a felony charge of manufacturing and delivering cocaine. […]

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Gang member charged with drug trafficking, $1,000s in cocaine found

A no-knock search warrant executed at the residence of a known gang member Thursday morning led to a number of criminal charges filed Friday against a 21-year-old Racine man. Jose A. Vazquez Jr. was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with felony counts of possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of a firearm by a convicted […]

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Illinois men charged after marijuana grow operation found

Joseph McCarthy and Christopher Neeve Two Zion, Illinois men are facing felonies after officials with the Racine County Metro Drug Unit raided their home and found a marijuana grow house at 2037 Erie St. Joseph M. McCarthy, 59, and Christopher Neeve, 34, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, manufacturing THC 50 to […]

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Couple Arrested for Selling Crystal Meth In Racine

A Kenosha man and Outagamie County woman were charged with selling crystal meth, marijuana and an unknown powder-type substance. Jeffrey Barr, 30, and Whitney Jensen, 32, were charged Wednesday by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine (2nd offense), possession with intent to deliver or manufacture THC (2nd offense), possession […]

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