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$50,000 Cash Bonds for 2 Accused of Gun Theft

Sturtevant police say two young men from Kenosha are charged with felonies after they stole guns and ammunition from a village residence. Justin Jones, 18, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with single felony counts of burglary, three felony counts of theft and one missdemeanor count of obstructing an officer. If convicted, he faces […]

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Police Reminder: No Shooting in Sturtevant

  Sturtevant police are reminding residents that only sworn officers are allowed to discharge firearms within village limits after the department received several complaints of shots fired. SPD Chief Sean Marschke confirmed the calls predominantly involved residents shooting rodents in back yards, but village ordinance is very clear about who can and cannot fire guns […]

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Parents Beware: OTC Drugs Mirror PCP

  Sturtevant police are warning area parents to be on the lookout for changes in their children’s behavior after finding empty packages of over-the-counter medication at village parks. On the department’s Facebook page, officers say empty wrappers of Cordicin HBP – a medication similar to Robitussin – that contains dextromethorphan (DXM). Used properly, DXM helps relieve […]

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Grants Help Sturtevant PD Step Up Patrol

Sturtevant police officers will have new tools to better enable them to do their jobs thanks to some grant monies and a new partnership with the Racine Police Department. Police Chief Sean Marschke told trustees earlier this month that his department will receive a $4,000 traffic safety grant from the state Department of Transportation earmarked for […]

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Sturtevant Police Answer More Calls

  Police call volumes in Sturtevant are up, but that’s not necessarily bad news because it means officers are out patrolling village roadways. Trustee Jayme Hoffman, chair of the Public Safety and Health, said at a village board meeting earlier this month that using part-time officers is making a difference. “Having part-time officers really helps, […]

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Sturtevant Man Charged with 4th OWI

  Sturtevant police say a 50-year-old man from the village is facing his fourth operating while intoxicated charge after officers discovered his license was canceled. Kenneth Seager was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count of operating with intoxicated, fourth offense; and two misdemeanor counts of bail jumping. If convicted, he […]