Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Caledonia police pulled a car over for not having its plate registered to the car it was on, and as a result, pulled the happiness out of three teens' joy ride.
Teenagers out riding around Monday night got more than they bargained for when they were pulled over because their license plate wasn't registered to the car they were driving. According to Caledonia police Lt. Gary Larsen, officers were behind a car at 6:17 p.m. in the 6200 block of Douglas when they ran a routine check of the license plate. When it came back that the plate was not registered to the car to which it was attached. More, police say the plate was linked to someone with a suspended license. So, they pulled the car over. Inside, officers say they found three teenagers and the strong smell of marijuana. The driver, a 17-year-old male was given a municipal citation for operating under the influence of drugs, first offense. During…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The top 10 stories list of the last week is one of the oddest grab-bags of news we've seen in recent weeks.
Crime tops our list of the most-read stories from last week, but with Walmart on the Plan Commission agenda, readers certainly tuned into the idea of revamping the village's land use plan as a result of the company's application to build a supercenter. But readers also want to know the top rated restaurants in the Caledonia area on Yelp! as well as when and how hard a snow storm would impact the day. Last week, a winter storm dumped a foot of snow and caused closings and traffic backups. A variety of crime stories also made the list, like the woman who received her 13th citation for driving with a suspended license or the local couple arrested on money laundering charge. For the rest of your top 10, we've assembled those headlines here: …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A Milwaukee man is accused of driving with marijuana in his car while on his way to court.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Petrie
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A 22-year-old Milwaukee man is accused of carrying marijuana in his car while running late to court in Racine. Shaher Hisham Zaal was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday with one count of felony bail jumping and one count of possession of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. If convicted, he faces up to 6 ½ years in prison and $11,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 8:25 a.m. Monday, a Caledonia police officer was monitoring traffic on 7 Mile Road near Stanley Road when he spotted Zaal driving a Lexus with no front license plate, a temporary rear plate, illegal window tint and a missing right front turn signal cover. The officer pulled Zaal over, who had two passengers in the car and said he was in a hurry …