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Annual Shop with a Cop 2022 deemed successful

RACINE — The annual Shop with a Cop event ensured that vulnerable children in the Racine County community didn’t go without gifts this holiday season. This year saw 50 students from Racine Unified School District (RUSD) chosen to participate in the event on Dec. 10. The Racine Police Department, Racine County Sheriff’s Office, Mount Pleasant […]

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Shots Fired Report Brings Multiple Charges

STURTEVANT – A Sturtevant man faces numerous misdemeanor charges following a police response to a report of a shot fired here on Sunday. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Justine O. Brown, 34, of 3433 Kennedy Drive, Sturtevant, with negligent handling of a weapon, disorderly conduct-use of a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, […]

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High-speed chases result in house arrest

A Sturtevant man faces multiple charges after a series of high-speed chases through Racine County in an SUV, court documents show. Marquis Thomas, 21, faces one count of disorderly conduct, two counts of attempting to flee or elude an officer, three counts of obstructing an officer, and two counts of second degree recklessly endangering safety […]

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Man peeping into windows tells police he did it for the thrill, DA says

A man caught peeping into a Sturtevant home was charged with disorderly conduct after he told police he was casing the residence so that others could steal from them. Bryan Steven Miller, 43, of Mount Pleasant, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with disorderly conduct Tuesday. If convicted, Miller faces up to […]

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Police: Man attacks another man with a screwdriver

A Sturtevant man is facing a disorderly conduct charged after he attempted to strike another man with a screwdriver. Charges were filed Monday against Mitchell Sytkowski, 26, by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with disorderly conduct, use of a dangerous weapon. However, he has not had an initial appearance. According to the criminal complaint, officers […]

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Burglar Caught Following High-Speed Chase

A Racine man was arrested Wednesday trying to flee an officer after being caught burglarizing a house in Sturtevant by the homeowner. According to the criminal complaint, Juan Antonio Rodriguez, 44, tried to steal a flat screen television in a Sturtevant home. When the homeowner arrived, he darted out of the house for his car but the […]

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UPDATE: Sturtevant OKs Mutual Aid Agreement With Racine Police

UPDATE: The Mutual Aid Agreement was unanimously approved Tuesday at a meeting of the Village Board of Trustees. ORIGINAL STORY: Pending approval of the Sturtevant Board of Trustees, the village is set to enter a mutual aid agreement with the City of Racine that would allow their police departments to take action in the other’s respective […]

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Medication, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

Residents of eastern Racine County are invited Saturday to clear hazardous waste out of their basements and garages and remove unnecessary and unused medications from their medicine cabinets. Household hazardous waste collection is the third Saturday of every month April through October. This weekend, though, is also a medication collection date. The Village of Sturtevant Police […]

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Sturtevant K9 Beer & Wine Tasting Friday

Sturtevant police Officer Tonia Purtee invites the entire community Friday for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser for the village’s first K9 officer. The event runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at Fountain Hall, 8505 Durand Avenue, and admission is $25 per person. Tickets are available both at Timers Beverage Center, 3800 Northwestern Avenue, and at the […]

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