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Apr
7

Lake Geneva man taken into custody for OWI, drug paraphernalia and loaded gun found in vehicle


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RACINE — A 19-year-old Lake Geneva man was taken into custody late Monday night, March 30 for OWI, 1st offense. During a search of his vehicle police also found drug paraphernalia and a loaded gun.

According to officials, around 11:20 p.m. the Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to Fish Hatchery Road near Clarance Street  in the Town of Burlington for reports of a suspicious person.

The caller stated that a man was on their porch then walked into their back yard.   The caller also said that the man advised her he was looking for someone in the area.

Responding deputies observed a vehicle matching the description of the suspicious man and made contact with the occupants.  The operator was identified as a 19-year-old man from Lake Geneva.

The driver said that he was looking for his friend’s residence to pick up his PlayStation gaming system.  While speaking with deputies they observed signs of impairment.

The driver failed standardized field sobriety tests and was arrested for operating while impaired 1st offense.  A K-9 unit was called to the scene and alerted on the vehicle.  During the search of the vehicle deputies located drug paraphernalia and a loaded handgun.

The driver was taken into custody and transported to the Racine County Jail where he is being held on the following charges, with a total bond of $8,250.00.

  • Operating While Impaired 1st Offense
  • Armed While Impaired
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Felony Bail Jumping
  • Misdemeanor Bail Jumping
  • Operating with a Suspended Driver’s License

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Apr
6

FACT Team investigating after man hit by vehicle in Mishawaka

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) — The St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team is investigating after a man was hit by a vehicle.

It happened in connection to a domestic situation in the 1900 block of E. 4th Street, near S. Home Street in Mishawaka.

Police responded to a call after midnight on Sunday. A woman told them that she had been assaulted by a man who had taken her phone.

When officers arrived, they found the caller, 26-year-old Evelyn Cross-Malone, standing outside of a car.

They also found a man lying near the tree lawn with injuries. He was taken to Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

Cross-Malone was arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.

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Apr
5

Des Moines police ID woman killed, man injured in three-vehicle crash

The Des Moines Police Department confirmed Tuesday the identities of a woman killed, and man injured in a three-vehicle crash in the metro. Des Moines police said 56-year-old Des Moines resident Charla Harker died Tuesday in a crash at SW 9th Street and McKinley Avenue.Her husband, 45-year-old Matthew Harker, remains hospitalized with “serious injuries.” The remaining two drivers were not injured.Police said the couple’s minivan appears to have entered the intersection of SW 9th and McKinley against a red light, causing them to be struck by two vehicles traveling north on SW 9th Street.According to police, the two vehicles were unable to stop and crashed into the passenger side of the Harkers’ minivan.Police said, “Failure to obey a traffic control device appears to be a contributing factor to this crash.The Des Moines Police Department said it has not ruled out impairment or distracted driving.The crash remains under investigation by the Des Moines Police Department Traffic Unit. No charges have been filed.

The Des Moines Police Department confirmed Tuesday the identities of a woman killed, and man injured in a three-vehicle crash in the metro.

Des Moines police said 56-year-old Des Moines resident Charla Harker died Tuesday in a crash at SW 9th Street and McKinley Avenue.

Her husband, 45-year-old Matthew Harker, remains hospitalized with “serious injuries.” The remaining two drivers were not injured.

Police said the couple’s minivan appears to have entered the intersection of SW 9th and McKinley against a red light, causing them to be struck by two vehicles traveling north on SW 9th Street.

According to police, the two vehicles were unable to stop and crashed into the passenger side of the Harkers’ minivan.

Police said, “Failure to obey a traffic control device appears to be a contributing factor to this crash.

The Des Moines Police Department said it has not ruled out impairment or distracted driving.

The crash remains under investigation by the Des Moines Police Department Traffic Unit. No charges have been filed.

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Apr
5

Fayetteville man arrested for trying to blow up vehicle at Pentagon

A 19-year-old Fayetteville man appeared in federal court on Tuesday for charges relating to his alleged attempt at blowing up a vehicle at the Pentagon on February 24.A press release from the Department of Justice shows, a Pentagon Police Officer on patrol allegedly saw Matthew Dmitri Richardson of Fayetteville standing next to a vehicle striking a cigarette lighter to a piece of fabric that was inserted into the vehicle’s gas tank. Richardson allegedly told the officer he was going to “blow this vehicle up” and “himself”. When the officer attempted to detain him, Richardson pulled away and ran across the parking lot towards Virginia State Route 110 and onto Virginia State Route 27. Surveillance camera footage showed that Richardson jumped over a fence into Arlington National Cemetery. Richardson was later found by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency Police Emergency Response Team near Arlington House.According to court documents, after a search of Richardson, officers allegedly discovered a cigarette lighter, gloves, and court documents related to Richardson’s arrest on or about February 22 for two counts of felony assault on a law enforcement officer in Arlington County.The owner of the vehicle is an active duty service member and does not know Richardson, according to court documents. Richardson is charged with maliciously attempting to damage and destroy by means of fire, a vehicle used in and affecting interstate and foreign commerce. If convicted, he faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison and a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

A 19-year-old Fayetteville man appeared in federal court on Tuesday for charges relating to his alleged attempt at blowing up a vehicle at the Pentagon on February 24.

A press release from the Department of Justice shows, a Pentagon Police Officer on patrol allegedly saw Matthew Dmitri Richardson of Fayetteville standing next to a vehicle striking a cigarette lighter to a piece of fabric that was inserted into the vehicle’s gas tank.

Richardson allegedly told the officer he was going to “blow this vehicle up” and “himself”. When the officer attempted to detain him, Richardson pulled away and ran across the parking lot towards Virginia State Route 110 and onto Virginia State Route 27. Surveillance camera footage showed that Richardson jumped over a fence into Arlington National Cemetery. Richardson was later found by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency Police Emergency Response Team near Arlington House.

According to court documents, after a search of Richardson, officers allegedly discovered a cigarette lighter, gloves, and court documents related to Richardson’s arrest on or about February 22 for two counts of felony assault on a law enforcement officer in Arlington County.

The owner of the vehicle is an active duty service member and does not know Richardson, according to court documents.

Richardson is charged with maliciously attempting to damage and destroy by means of fire, a vehicle used in and affecting