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Racine man charged with sexual assault, false imprisonment and more facing 60 years prison

RACINE — A 28-year-old Racine man faces a 60-year prison term after he was charged earlier this week with felony sexual assault of his girlfriend. In addition to the felony sexual assault charge, Reginald Turner is charged with felony counts of false imprisonment, strangulation and suffocation, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon as […]

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Racine man: 9 felony charges for drugs, robbery, stalking; facing 126 years prison

RACINE — A 40-year-old Racine man, who already had faced three felony charges in two separate cases, now faces nine more felonies in a third case recently filed in Racine County Circuit Court. Jerome Williams remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a total combined cash bond of $20,000 across the three cases. […]

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Driver charged in hit-and-run that killed Anthony Morales on December 22

RACINE — The man accused of striking and killing Anthony Morales in a hit-and-run accident last December has been charged. Shawn Shelton, 42, of Racine, was charged Friday, April 28, in Racine County Circuit Court with a single felony count of hit-and-run resulting in death. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison, […]

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Violation of injunction leads to 14 criminal charges for Racine man

RACINE — A total of 14 criminal charges have been filed against a 42-year-old Racine man after he allegedly sent a series of Facebook messages late last year in violation of a court-ordered injunction. Antoine Pinkney remains in custody in the Racine County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond. Pinkney is charged with a misdemeanor […]

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Love Week, part 2: Racine Police and Hope City Church surprise local educators

RACINE  — Love Week continued as Racine Police officers and pastor Tylre Butler of Hope City Church continued their mission Friday to spread love to educators within Racine Unified School District, who continually exemplify love towards their community. The first leg of the giveback event took place on Thursday (Feb. 2) at nine schools throughout […]

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UPDATE: After shooting 2 Racine police officers, man facing multiple felonies and up to 278 years in prison

UPDATE: RACINE, Wis. — The man accused of shooting two Racine police officers during a domestic dispute Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, is facing multiple felonies that could land him in prison for the rest of his life. Daniel Suarez, 26, of Racine, was charged Fri., Jan. 20, 2023, with nine felonies—four counts of first-degree intentional […]

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UPDATE: Anthony Morales killed in Dec. 22 hit & run, vehicle found

UPDATE (Jan. 3, 2023): The suspect’s vehicle has been located and towed for evidence, per the Racine Police Department. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver who hit Anthony Morales and fled the scene. Morales later died of his injuries after being airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in […]

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Assault with dangerous weapon could mean over 15 years in prison for Racine man

RACINE — A 21-year-old Racine man, who currently faces a felony charge of impersonating a police officer and making a threat to law enforcement, was arrested earlier this week on assault and two other criminal charges. Izayah J. Hellesen now faces additional felony charges of substantial battery and two counts of bail jumping, along with […]

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Attempted theft from vehicle lands repeat offender from 2015 back in jail

RACINE — An attempted theft of from a vehicle on Dec. 5 led to a fight between the victim and suspect, and eventually to the arrest of a 31-year-old Cudahy man on three misdemeanor charges. Shawn T. Wiskerchen, 3626 E. Holmes Ave., faces misdemeanor counts of attempted theft, battery and disorderly conduct, all as a […]

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Reckless driving call leads to drug arrest for 18-year-old Racine man

RACINE — A traffic stop for reckless driving on Nov. 26 turned into much more than that for an 18-year-old Racine man. Brenden C. Thierry, 804 Arthur Ave., faces one felony charge of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, which carries a maximum fine of $25,000 and 12 years, six months in prison, along with misdemeanor counts […]

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On 25th call to same residence, felony charges filed against Racine woman for beating elderly man with cribbage board

RACINE — What started as a demand for money led to felony charges against a 61-year-old Racine woman for allegedly beating a man with a cribbage board, according to a criminal complaint released earlier this week. Janice M. Petri, 4218 Maryland Ave., was charged with a felony count of physical abuse of an elderly person, […]

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Early morning hit-and-run car accident injures 3

RACINE — An early morning hit-and-run car accident involving two vehicles injured three people, including two children. The hit-and-run happened shortly after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the intersection of West Street and N. Memorial Drive. “It looks really bad, but there don’t appear to be any serious injuries,” said Racine Police Sgt. Stevens. […]

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Man facing 20 years for armed robbery attempt alleged to be ‘on a dare’

RACINE — An 18-year-old Racine man who told police he robbed a gas station Wednesday night as a joke now faces a felony armed robbery charge that could land him in prison for 20 years. Brendan S. Voigt, 4618 Victory Ave., made his initial appearance for the attempted robbery on Thursday in Racine County Circuit […]

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Update: Police surround Arcade Apartments, resident reportedly jumped by man with gun

Updated story 6:25 p.m. — What was thought to be a shootout or reports of shots fired at the Arcade Apartments instead seems to be a physical altercation between at least two men. Michelle Schimian from RG Natural Babies said she spoke with the girlfriend of the man who was attacked. The woman said her […]

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