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We hope you will find the information you are looking for within these pages. Our agency remains dedicated to providing the core services that help maintain public safety, peace, and order in Racine County. We remain committed to utilizing our resources in the most efficient and responsible manner possible. Our citizens expect these things, and deserve them. It is our great privilege to deliver these services to them.
- Feb 20
*******ATTEMPT TO LOCATE******* On February 15, 2017 Pleasant Prairie Police Department took a theft from residence report involving suspect EDWARD V. BECS DOB: 03/08/1996. Prior to officers arrival at the residence, Becs fled on foot leaving his vehicle on scene. Becs was believed to have taken several bags, possibly containing drugs, and a gun case from his vehicle prior to fleeing. At this time, Becs has not been located but may be staying in the Mount Pleasant or Sturtevant areas. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and Cardinals hat. Becs also has an active warrant out of Probation and Parole. BECS IS BELIEVED TO BE ARMED AND DANGEROUS. If you have any information regarding Becs whereabouts, please contact Pleasant Prairie Police Department at (262) 694-7353. Information can be provided anonymously by contacting CrimeStoppers at (262) 636-9330 or toll free at 888-636-9330
- Feb 20
****CORRECTION**** All involved vehicles were operating with Illinois Dealer plates displayed. The inital release indicated the plates were temporary plates. MEDIA RELEASE On 2/19/17 at 2336 hrs. the Racine County Communications Center received notification from Kenosha Dispatch there were five vehicles N/b on I 94. All five vehicles Had Temporary Plates and were stolen out of Libertyville, IL. Deputies responded to I94. Multiple Deputies called out cars operating without lights at high rates of speed. It was also reported that one of these vehicles passed on the shoulder. A Deputy was able to get behind one of these vehicles which was going slower than the others. When the Deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, it accelerated rapidly beginning a pursuit. The pursuit started at Mile marker 330.8 (Just south of CTH K) Spike strips were deployed at CTH G which were struck by the fleeing vehicle. The fleeing vehicle continued a short distance then struck another vehicle. The fleeing vehicle then went into the ditch where two males ran from it. After an extensive search the two males were unable to be located. They were described as 5' 6'' mid-teens with short dark hair one wearing a black hoodie the other wearing a blue hoodie. The vehicle which was struck spun into the wall. There were two occupants in the vehicle. One complained of shoulder soreness but refused rescue. The pursuit lasted 4.2 miles speeds were up to 115 mph. I94 at CH G was shut down for approximately 2 hours. At the time of the pursuit traffic was light. See RCSO complaint number 17-10242 for further information.
- Feb 20
*****MEDIA RELEASE***** On 2/19/17 at 0006 hrs. the Racine County Communications Center received notification there was a Male in his early thirties bleeding from the back of his head in the 400 block of S. Front St in the Village of Rochester, Racine County. The complainant heard someone yell for help, then heard arguing and then heard a loud sound like a gun shot or someone being hit by vehicle. He did see a vehicle driving away from the scene. It was determined the subject had been hit by a vehicle. The subject was later taken by Flight For Life to Froedtert Hospital and his current medical condition is unknown. The driver later returned to the scene. Preliminary investigations determined that a husband and wife were having a domestic dispute inside a vehicle. The wife, who was driving pulled over and the husband got out. At some point the wife struck the husband with the car and then left. The wife was Identified as Terria G. Rudzinski and was taken to RCJ and charged with the following: 346.63 OWI Causing Injury Bond Of $500.00 940.25(1)(a) Injury By Intoxicated Use Of Vehicle Bond Of $12,500.00 346.67(1) Felony Hit and Run Bond Of $25,000.00 This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is being released. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this call by Rochester Fire and Rescue, State Patrol and the Town of Waterford Pd. See RCSO complaint number 17-10031 for further information.
- Feb 16
Thanks to detective Brian of Racine county sheriffs department the only person who made a difference in my family