Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Suspect returns to pick up pills at the same time police come to investigate fake prescription.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Petrie
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A 44-year-old Racine man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to pass a forged prescription at a Caledonia pharmacy. William L. Dehne was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday with one count of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud. If convicted, he faces up to three years in prison and $5,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 12:22 p.m. Monday, Caledonia police officers were called to Walgreens after Dehne dropped off a prescription for Percocet and a pharmacist discovered the date had been altered on the form. While speaking with the officer, Dehne showed up to pick up the prescription and he was arrested. He denied knowing the prescription was altered and refused to answer questions without …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
21-year-old man arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence of controlled substances offered up his take on the chances of 85-year-old ladies being caught.
A man driving a Kia smashed into a pole and road signs at 4:42 a.m. Thursday on Highway 38 at Emmertsen Road. According to a report by the Caledonia Police Department, Joseph Ledonne III, 21, of Kenosha, was arrested for failing to keep his vehicle under control, non-registration of automobile, operating without insurance, operating left of center and driving while under the influence of a controlled substance. A witness told police Ledonne was driving his car northbound on Emmertsen when the car “crossed the center line, drove into a yard and struck a utility pole.” Ledonne told police he had fallen asleep, but police noticed that he slurred his speech and was speaking slowly. Police arrested Ledonne and took him into custody. While in …
Friday, July 8, 2011
He almost hit an oncoming car with a three-year-old boy in the back seat.
A man was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 2 on Three Mile Road and Charles Street. According to a report by the Caledonia Police Department, Curtis Gossett, 21, of Racine, was driving with a three-year-old boy in the backseat of his car when police conducted a traffic stop. Police noted that Gossett had crumbs and a half-eaten box of French fries on his lap, and that he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. They smelled vomit, alcohol, McDonald’s food and cigarette smoke coming from Gossett and the car. When police conducted a field sobriety test, they saw that Gossett had vomit on his pants, the car seat and the doorjamb of the car. Gossett said it was from the food he ate. He failed the field …
Monday, February 14, 2011
Milwaukee man arrested for being under the influence of his prescription medicine.
Two people were injured in a two-car crash that happened at 8:20 p.m. on Friday on Northwestern Avenue at Emmertsen Road. A Caledonia couple, Donald and his wife, Lucy Carlson, suffered non-life threatening injuries, but were taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital. Personnel from the Caledonia Fire Department had to cut Donald out of the car, according to a report by the Caledonia Police Department. Angel Burgos, 29, of Milwaukee, was arrested for suspicion of driving and using prescritpion drugs. He admitted to police he was on medication for bipolar disorder and depression. “Angel was confused and was upset because he believed he was not intoxicated at all and that he was on prescription medicines,” according to the report. However, …