Saturday, December 1, 2012
You've been busy this week. And so have we. Here are our top most read stories in Caledonia this week.
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Monday, November 26, 2012
Caledonia and Racine police respond to an armed bank robbery at TCF Bank in Racine Monday afternoon.
Two suspects are in custody following a robbery at TCF Bank, 3935 Douglas Ave., at 2:45 p.m. Monday. Racine Police arrested a 39-year-old man and a 28-year-old man; both men face charges of armed robbery, operating a vehicle without the owner's consent, and fleeing and eluding a police officer. According to a press release by the Racine Police Department and scanner reports, one of the men brandished a gun and demanded money from the bank teller. The employee complied and the two men left the bank. After the armed robbery, the suspects drove away in a gold Grand Am, which was found on South Creek Road. The car was allegedly stolen from a Caledonia residence in the 4100 block of Erie St. The two suspects fled the area on foot. One of the …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Racine Police apprehended two men who are accused of robbing a southside gas station Friday morning.
**Updated 1:15 p.m. Racine Police Friday afternoon apprehended two men suspected of holding up a south side gas station the same morning. According to a story running in The Journal Times, two armed men walked into the Fine Fare Foods store, 1819 Durand Avenue, at about 10 a.m. One of them had a gun, witnesses said, and they both wore sunglasses and ski masks. “I heard them say get down and that is exactly what I did,” a woman is quoted as saying. “I got down and I didn’t look up. I was too scared.” The owner of the store was unsure how much money the men got away with. By 12:15 p.m., Racine Uncovered reported that officers took Darnell Davidson, 40, and Bruce Ratliff, 57, into custody after a chase that reached 60 miles per hour and ended…
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Racine police say the Landmark Credit Union on Grove Avenue was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the Mount Pleasant location was also robbed at gunpoint.
The Racine Police Department is asking for the public's help apprehending the man who robbed Landmark Credit Union at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon. According to a press release from RPD, a man wielding a handgun approached a teller at the Grove Avenue location shortly after noon and demanded money. He was given an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing on foot, going east toward West Blvd. Witnesses describe the suspect as: This is the second armed robbery of a Landmark Credit Union. Just yesterday, two men - one with a silver handgun - robbed the Mount Pleasant branch on Washington Avenue. Sgt. Martin Pavalonis of the Racine Police Department told Patch that investigators are working with Landmark to secure any surveillance video if any…
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Anyone with information about this crime can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers. An arrest could also lead to a reward of up to $1,000 for the tipster!
Racine Police are asking for the community's help to apprehend the suspect of an armed robbery over the weekend at Family Dollar at 2300 Rapids Drive. According to witnesses, at 4:31 p.m. Saturday, the suspect entered the store and approached the counter. He pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at the victim and placed a note on the counter demanding money. The victim handed over an unspecified amount of money, and the suspect fled, last seen on Layard Avenue. The victim described the suspect: If anyone has any information, they can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers. Tips that lead to arrest can also lead to a reward of up to $1,000 for the tipster. Call 1-888-636-9330, email: http://racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or text message…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Racine Police are looking for the suspect who robbed workers at gun point.
Racine Police are asking for the public's help to find the suspect who robbed at gun point volunteers working at Habitat for Humanity in the city. On July 25 at approximately 9:52 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Racine Street to the offices of Habitat for Humanity for a report of an armed robbery. When police arrived, the victims reported that they were working when the suspect approached them armed with a handgun. After the victims complied with the suspect's order, the suspect fled on foot, going northbound up the alley behind the address. What the suspect got away with is not being disclosed, but witnesses described him as: The case remains open and the investigation is ongoing. Racine police ask anyone with information to…
Monday, January 30, 2012
Suspect allegedly robbed the clerk at Wind Point Mobile at gunpoint.
Update, 4:20 pm, Feb. 2: Racine Uncovered is reporting that the suspect in an armed robbery of a Mobil gas station on Jan. 27 has turned himself in. Click here to read more. Original Story: Detectives with the Caledonia Police Department are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened at 6:51 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27 at the Wind Point Mobil gas station, 414 3 Mile Road. The masked man robbed a store clerk at gunpoint with a dark colored semi-automatic handgun and ordered him to put the money into a black backpack. Once the clerk filled the backpack, the suspect took the unknown amount of cash, according to a press release by the Caledonia Police Department. The man is thought to have left on foot. The clerk was not injured, said …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Sturtevant Police are asking for the public's help locating the suspect in an armed robbery of the US Bank on Wisconsin Street.
Police need the public's help finding the suspect of an armed robbery in Sturtevant. Sturtevant Police Chief Sean Marschke confirmed reports that at 10:31 am Thurs., Oct. 20, an armed suspect got away with an unknown amount of money from the US Bank at 2953 Wisconsin Street. No one was injured. The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, about 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a lighter shade of blue jeans, a black hoodie with the hood pulled up, white New Balance gym shoes and a black ski mask that covered the bottom portion of his face, including his nose and chin. He was also reportedly wearing sunglasses and brandishing a semi-automatic handgun. Police believe he walked south along Wisconsin Street …
Monday, June 13, 2011
Police initially thought the case was connected to a Racine murder, but the two are not connected, Police say.
Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery and battery that happened last month. The incident happened at 11 p.m. May 8 at the Country Inn Motel, 5828 Douglas Ave., but it was reported a few days later. The victim in the attempted armed robbery and battery case called the Caledonia Police Department after seeing media reports of the homicide investigation where a man was killed outside Peg and Lou’s tavern in Racine on May 10. He said one of the men resembled his assailant. The report was just recently released because investigators initially thought there had been a connection to the murder. However, they discovered the two cases weren’t connected, even though a woman who was drinking with the men at Peg and Lou’s the night of …