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Dealer Busted; Haunted House Patron Charged; New Carthage Polling Place

A Racine man described as one of the city's biggest cocaine dealers was caught selling drugs last week even while out on bail on two sets of additional charges. 30 year-old Javonte Hunter is back in jail, this time with stiffer bail requirements, following his arrest late last week at his mother's home, where he'd been ordered to stay as a condition of bond. According to the criminal complaint, a search warrant served last Friday yielded additional drugs. The complaint says Hunter kept up his drug-dealing business by employing "runners," including his brother. 

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A 39 year-old West Allis man is facing charges for allegedly grabbing and having sexual contact with a pair of actresses at the Abandoned Haunted House off of South Frontage and Braun Roads late one night last weekend. According to the criminal complaint, Prentiss Johnson placed his hands on the chest of one female worker and lightly choked another. Private security kept an eye on the suspect until Mt. Pleasant police were able to respond. Johnson is facing charges of fourth degree sexual assault. battery, disorderly conduct and bail jumping. One victim was so shook up by the incident that she was "visibility upset," according to the responding officers. 

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A Racine man is facing a host of charges after smashing into a parked vehicle at a high rate of speed while being pursued by police Saturday. 33 year-old Raheem Jeelani stumbled out of the wreckage on his own power, but a passenger suffered more severe injuries and had to be flown to a Milwaukee hospital for treatment. According to the criminal complaint, Racine police had tried to pull over Jeelani for a bad brake light. Instead of stopping, Jeelani raced through a south side neighborhood at speeds of over 75 miles an hour before crashing into the parked S-U-V and flipping over. Recovered from Jeelani's vehicle were bags of marijuana, multiple cell phones, a gun and a scale. 

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For the first time in recent memory, the City of Kenosha will set up a polling place for the November election on Carthage College's campus. City Clerk Deb Salas says about 400 people are registered to vote in Ward 3, which encompasses the campus and the surrounding area. Salas says she made the decision to open the new polling site because turnout is expected to be heavy for the mid-term election. The new poll is in addition to existing ones. Salas also reminds voters that they're able to check their registration status online by going to myvote-dot-wi-dot-gov. A voter can register online through a week from Wednesday as long as their address is up-to-date on their driver's license. And even if it isn't, driver's license addresses information can also be changed online.

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