A verbal argument between two women that ended in one of them throwing eggs at the other’s vehicle led to three criminal charges filed Friday against a 28-year-old Racine woman.

Jeannette S. Brewer is charged with a felony count of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, along with misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct with the use of a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.

The felony carries a fine of $25,000 and 10 years in prison, while the two misdemeanors carry a fine of $1,000 and 90 days in county jail.

Brewer was returned to the Racine County Circuit Court on an arrest warrant Friday.

According to the criminal complaint:
A Racine police officer observed a black Mercedes facing south and a gold Cadillac facing north in the 1100 block of Villa Street.

The Mercedes, driven by Brewer, began to speed backward in reverse toward the Cadillac and then continued southbound at about 50 mph in a 25 zone. The officer was unable to catch up to the vehicle and returned to Villa Street, where he spoke with the other driver.

According to that woman, she was traveling in the 500 block of 12th Street when she observed Brewer behind her. When she got to the 1100 block of Villa Street, Brewer pulled up alongside her and began throwing eggs at the vehicle.

The woman also told the officer that Brewer had been arrested last week because they got into a fight and that she keeps stalking her, causing problems. She further stated “all of this is over a boy.”

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