Racine Police were busy fighting crime Monday and Tuesday netting 14 arrests in 48 hours according to an official press release and Milwaukee's FOX6 News.
“Burglary reduction continues to be a top priority for the Racine Police Department and we know that we cannot do it alone,” said Jesse Motoyer, Racine Police Public Information Officer. “ Each of these arrests/apprehensions was the result of collaborative efforts between the citizens of our community and the Racine Police Department. We commend the citizens for being proactive in keeping our community safe.”
Sunday, October 27 a homeless man was arrested on multiple charges stemming from two burlglary investigations. Clinton McCarey was arrested for Burglary to a Building, Receiving Stolen Property, Posseions of Prescription Drugs without a prescription and a probation violation. Stolen property was recovered from McCary and successfully returned to the owner.
Monday, October 28, 1:42 p.m. four juveniles are taken into custody after burglary complaints are reported in the 2100 block of Neptune Ave and 2000 block of Georgia Ave. One of the juveniles is alleged to be responsible for an October 14 burglary to a home in the 2800 block of Cecelia Park Dr. All four youths are Horlick students. Later that evening, a burglary in progress was reported at 6:18 p.m. in the 1900 block of Wustum Ave. A 9-1-1 call lead Racine police to 14 and 16-year-old males that were arrested a short distance away.
Tuesday, October 29 an arrest was made in a previous burglary. An alert, Racine citizen called in a burglary in progess and also photographed the suspects. This burglary occurred in the 1600blk of Phillips St. As a result of the follow up in to that investigation a 16-year-old male was apprehended for burglary and obstructing an officer. In addition, investigations apprehended a 15-year-old juvenile for two September burglaries as well.
If you have information on burglaries occurring in our city, Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that you may have. You are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.
You may also contact Crimestoppers at 262-636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.
Source: Racine Police Dept. press release