Kenosha man arrested after racist statements
A Kenosha man was arrested after officers discovered he had a weapon after a clerk reported him making racist statements to customers at a local convenience store early Thursday.
The 22-year-old man was taken into custody following the 12:14 a.m. incident, according to a Kenosha Police Department report. Police cited him for carrying a concealed weapon.
According to the report, the man made racially derogatory remarks to black customers at Lou Perrine's, 5145 Sheridan Road, and a clerk there called police after noting the man had a firearm. When police responded, an officer saw he had a black holster and had ordered the man, who was trying to walk away from him, to stop. Other officers arrived at the scene and eventually detained him. Police discovered a black BB gun concealed in the right shoulder of the man's jacket.
The man was ordered not to return to the store ever again in addition to the citation, according to the report.
Girls taken into custody after fight
Two Kenosha girls were taken into custody following an attack on a third girl in the 1600 block of 50th Street Thursday night.
According to a Kenosha Police Department report, the two 14-year-old girls were arrested and transported to the juvenile bureau following the 6:51 p.m. incident. Police referred both girls for charges of battery, disorderly conduct and obstructing officers, and they were released to their parents.
According to the report, the victim, also a 14-year-old girl, was approached by one of the suspects asking her if she wanted to fight. When she said "no", the suspect started punching her. When the girl tried to defend herself by grabbing the first assailant, the second suspect allegedly attacked her. As they fell to the ground, the second suspect kicked her in the side and the face, according to the report.
The victim declined medical treatment for her injuries.
Teenagers busted for curfew violation, marijuana
Kenosha Police cited two teenage boys for curfew violations, with one of the boys arrested allegedly in possession of marijuana in the 6100 block of 22nd Avenue early Thursday.
The boys — one 16, the other 17, both of Kenosha — were stopped shortly before 2 a.m. while they were walking northbound after an officer noted they appeared to be underage, according to a Kenosha Police Department report. Police recommended charges of possession of marijuana, obstructing and resisting an officer, obstructing a police officer and possession of tobacco products by a minor in addition to the curfew citation for the younger boy.
According to the report, police searched both teens as they continued to put their hands in their pockets after an officer had ordered them repeatedly not to.
The officer discovered the drugs and tobacco on the younger boy during the search, according to the report. He was released to a parent.