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Walmart fight brings MPPD officers who use Taser to subdue suspect

Mount Pleasant officers responded Thursday evening to a report of eight people engaged in a physical fight at Walmart, 3049 S. Oakes Road. A Mount Pleasant Police officer arriving on scene had one of the suspects identified to him by multiple witnesses. For officers to safely take the subject into custody, use of a Taser was […]

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Woman shoplifted over $3,000 in merchandise from Walmart, police say

A 25-year-old Racine woman who is accused of stealing more than $3,000 in merchandise from a Mount Pleasant Walmart was charged Thursday with four felony counts of retail theft. Each charge filed against Marlena L. Durrah carries a fine of $10,000 and three years, six months in prison. An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for […]

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Police: Women Charged with Stealing from Walmart

Mount Pleasant police say two women are facing felony theft charges after they tried to return baby formula to Walmart, caused a scene and stole other items. Latrice Friend and Chanta Walker were charged Friday in Racine County Circuit Court. Friend is facing one felony count of retail theft and one misdemeanor count of obstruction. If […]

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POLICE: Man Steals $6,000 In Baby Formula

A 25-year-old Racine man is facing an additional theft charge and is suspected of taking thousands of dollars of baby formula from Walmart, which he sold to a local convenience store. The man was arrested by the Mount Pleasant Police Department on Monday for two felony counts of bail jumping, a misdemeanor count of bail jumping, and misdemeanor retail […]

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Police: Man Charged After Trying to Clean Up with Stolen Vacuum

Mount Pleasant police say a 35-year-old Zion man is facing charges after he walked out of Walmart with a Dyson vacuum cleaner. Anthony Jett was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of bail jumping and one misdemeanor count each of retail theft and bail jumping. If convicted, he faces up to […]

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Police: Warrant Issued for Woman Who Passed Counterfeit $100 Bills

Mount Pleasant police say an 18-year-old woman is accused of passing counterfeit $100 bills at Walmart, and because she missed her court date Thursday, a warrant has been issued for her arrest. Asha Crawford, of Milwaukee, was supposed to be charged Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts of forgery which each […]

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Two Women Charged with Stealing Meat from Walmart

Mount Pleasant police say two women over the weekend stole a variety of goods – including steaks and hams – from Walmart. Kimberly Acevedo, 45, and Sandra Rife, 46, both of Kenosha, were charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of retail theft. Acevedo is also facing a misdemeanor disorderly […]

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CVS Tearing Down Former Kohls on Durand Avenue

A new CVS Pharmacy will set up shop, this time at the corner of Durand and Lathrop Avenues in the former Kohl’s space. Company officials confirmed for the Milwaukee Business Journal that they will raze the building and put up a new, 13,225-square foot store and pharmacy across the street from it’s primary competitor, Walgreen’s. Work […]

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Week In Review: Fatal Train Vs. Pedestrian Accident, RUSD Report Cards

You were busy this week and so were we. Here are our top most read stories this week. One Person Dead In Train Vs. Pedestrian Racine Unified School District Report Cards Released Police: Woman Steals From “Shopping List” From Walmart Holiday Train Will Pull To Sturtrevant Trick Or Treat Hours Set         […]

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Police: Woman Steals From ‘Shopping List’ At Walmart

A Racine woman stole items off a shopping list, according to police, and left hundreds of dollars in damaged merchandise in her wake after passing through Walmart last month. Kayla M. Ingeman, 24, is charged with retail theft and criminal damage to property, both misdemeanors. She is charged as a repeat offender, which means if […]

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