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Racine Man Charged in December Attempted Robbery

RACINE – A Racine was apprehended and charged in connection with a December attempted robbery of a convenience store after a relative identified him in a social media post this week. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Dontrell D. Hollie, 27, with attempted robbery with use of force, misdemeanor battery, and disorderly conduct. According […]

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Four Teens Held in Best Buy Robbery; Threatened Staff, Shoppers With Stun Gun

MOUNT PLEASANT – Four Milwaukee teens were in custody Monday after a Saturday morning robbery of the Best Buy store, 2710 S. Green Bay Road. Police arrested Shakyra Edwards, 18; Ariel Ward, 17; Deshaun Blue, 18; and Jamarrious Martin, 18. All were being held in the Racine County Jail. According to a Mount Pleasant Police […]

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Teen charged in cases of social media sales-related armed robbery

FILE PHOTO RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a Racine teen with felony theft-party to a crime and armed robbery. The charges have been filed in connection with two robberies that originated with social media sales applications. Tazarious K. Riddle, 17, was in custody in the Racine County Jail as of […]

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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 […]

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Mount Pleasant Police seek public’s help in identifying robbery suspects

Mount Pleasant Police Department officers are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two men captured in this image from surveillance video footage. Image provided by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. MOUNT PLEASANT ⏤ Mount Pleasant Police are seeking help in identifying three suspects involved in an armed robbery on Nov. 22. On that day, […]

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MP Police Seeking Information About Sunday Night Robbery

MOUNT PLEASANT – Mount Pleasant Police are asking for the public’s help in investigating agas station robbery that occurred Sunday night. The Mount Pleasant Police Department was dispatched by a hold-up alarm to the Hometown gas station at 2325 Racine Street at about 10:37 p.m. Sunday. It was determined that the business was robbed by […]

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Kenosha man arrested for 2018 Caledonia armed robbery

CALEDONIA ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has charged a Kenosha man in a 2018 armed robbery in Caledonia. Aaron J. Primmer, 30, faces charges of armed robbery with threat of force and attempted armed robbery with threat of force. Both charges are felonies and carry repeater status in the case.  Primmer’s charges stem […]

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Parking lot robbery in February nets a third arrest and felony charges

A third defendant allegedly involved in a robbery in February in Mount Pleasant was charged Friday with five criminal charges. Dyvonn B. Rasmussen, 19, Seymour, is charged with felony counts of robbery with the use of force, two counts of personal identification theft and intentionally contributing to the delinquency of a child, along with a […]

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2 Brothers Charged With Attempted Homicide

Two brothers from Racine were charged after being involved in a botched robbery at Little Caesars. Victor A. Guajardo, 20, and Isaac Jackson, 23, were charged with armed robbery and attempted first degree intentional homicide among others, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s office. The brothers charged into the shop […]