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Chiapete OWI Reports Released, Details Denials

Racine County District Attorney Rich Chiapete at first denied knowing anything about an accident and told officers that he’d been home sleeping before coming clean about his involvement in an OWI-related crash, according to police reports from responding officers. On Wednesday, the full report of Chiapete’s OWI accident was released to media, and it details […]

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$100,000 Bond for Homicide Defendant

  The man charged with killing Dulonden Ratliff early Saturday morning was assigned a $100,000 cash bond Monday during his initial appearance. Christopher S. Brown, 23, of Racine, was charged Tuesday with one felony count of first degree reckless homicide, use of a dangerous weapon and two felony counts of recklessly endangering safety. If convicted, […]

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Homicide Suspect in Custody

  The suspect police say killed a 21-year-old Kenosha man over the weekend has been arrested. Christopher Scott Brown, 23, of Racine, was taken into custody while he was at work Monday afternoon, according to a press release from the Racine Police Department. He was booked into the Racine County Jail on a single charge […]

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