Racine Man Accused of Gun Theft

RACINE – Drakkar M. McKinney, 23, 1606 West St., has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with four counts of theft-movable property in connection with the alleged theft of four guns from a Racine apartment on January 9. McKinney was also charged with four counts of possession of a firearm by an […]

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.  […]

Police Urge Caution to Avoid Robbery, Scams

RACINE – With the year-end holidays approaching, the Racine Police Department (RPD) has seen a recent increase in robberies during property exchanges related to online transactions. The RPD offers these suggestions for completing online transactions (such as Facebook Marketplace or Craig’s List) that result in face-to-face exchanges. When meeting with a seller or buyer, use […]

Hometown Hero: Melisa Quintanilla

Is there a person in your life that continually shows up for others, even when they are in need? Melisa Quintanilla is no stranger to helping her community despite being the one deserving praise. This Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurse at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring Street, continually chooses to put Racine before herself. There […]

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 […]