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Election fraud charges sought against 5 Wisconsin Election Commission members

RACINE COUNTY – The Racine County Sheriff’s Office referred election fraud charges Wednesday to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office against five members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Commissioners Margaret Bostelmann, Julie Glancey, Ann Jacobs, Dean Knudson, and Mark Thomsen were all named, but they have not formally been charged. Referrals for charging have been […]

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Racine County Sheriff alleges voting issues during 2020 presidential election

RACINE COUNTY – Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office sounded an alarm around alleged voting issues, specifically how one long-term care facility collected ballots for the fall 2020 presidential election. During a press conference held Thursday morning, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling released findings of a 10-month-long investigation into the role staff at the […]

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Racine County Sheriff’s Office Staff Raise $4,700 for the Women’s Resource Center

During October, November, and December 2020, over 60 members of the Racine County Sheriff’s Office Staff participated to raise money for the Women’s Resource Center in Racine. For a $75 donation, deputies and corrections officers were authorized to grow a beard which is normally prohibited. Several participants donated over the required $75. On Monday, Sheriff […]

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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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Drugs Seized In Douglas Avenue Raid

Three men are facing drug charges after thousands of dollars in drugs were confiscated from inside a Racine home during a drug raid. According to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, a 33-year-old Racine man, 27-year-old Racine man, and a 20-year-old Kenosha man were arrested on drug charges. The arrests happened after […]