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Sheriff Schmaling Announces Promotions

Sheriff Christopher Schmaling has announced the following promotions: Lieutenant Cary Madrigal has been promoted to the rank of Captain.   Sergeant Michael Spiegel has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.   Investigator Kurt Heiser has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.   Investigator James Spranger has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.   Deputy Kristen Kachelmeier […]

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Union Grove Man Charged With Possessing Child Pornography

By Bill Houston Union Grove, WI — A Racine County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a cyber tip sent from Instagram to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) has led to child pornography charges against a Union Grove man. Jay R. Demant uploaded a 27-second long video to Instagram under the username “jaydemant394” […]

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Recognizing the Corrections Officers from the Racine County Sheriff’s office

Sheriff Schmaling would like to recognize the Corrections Officers from the Racine County Sheriff’s office during National Corrections Officers week May 6th – May 10th, 2019. These professional men and women dedicate their lives to an increasingly complex and demanding field. Corrections Officers play an important role in public safety and protection. They ensure the […]

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Driver of dump truck arrested for OWI after two-vehicle accident

On Thursday morning, Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 20 (Washington Avenue) just east of Britton Road in the Town of Dover. When deputies arrived, they learned that a quad-axle dump truck, which was traveling westbound on Highway 20 crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. The dump truck drove […]

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Undercover Oxy buys bring felony charges against Racine women, 56

A series of undercover drug purchases earlier this year led to six felony charges being filed Wednesday against a 57-year-old Racine woman. Kimberly D. Baugh is charged with three felony counts of delivery of a schedule I or II narcotic/possession with intent to deliver and three felony counts of maintaining a drug-trafficking place. If convicted […]