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A 35-year-old Racine woman faces 10 felony bail-jumping charges as a repeat offender and 15 misdemeanor bail-jumping charges, also as a repeat offender, after her arrest April 5.

Each of the felony counts against Kamala S. Tucker carries a possible fine of $10,000 and six years in prison. The misdemeanor counts each carry a fine of $10,000 and nine months in jail.

Because she’s charged as a repeat offender, Tucker also faces an additional four years in prison on each felony count and two more years for each misdemeanor.

According to the criminal complaint:

Police were dispatched to a city residence for a report of an unwanted party, later identified as the defendant, who had left on foot.

An officer spoke with an individual, who stated the defendant had been drinking vodka since earlier in the day and had become belligerent.

Police found Tucker, who was not wearing a court-ordered monitoring bracelet. A preliminary breath test showed she had a blood alcohol content of 0.38. As another condition of bond, she was ordered not to consume alcohol.

Tucker will be back in Racine County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing April 11 at 9 a.m.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.