Gang Activity in Racine Area Leads to Raids

Oct. 20, 2021 11:55a

From Racine Police: 

A large investigation was initiated in November of 2020 into violent gang activity, specifically the Gangster Disciples and Vice lords in the greater Racine area. The investigation targeted illegal gun possession and drug trafficking.

The morning of October 20th numerous local and federal law enforcement agencies executed eighteen search warrants resulting in numerous federal indictments.

During the warrants a large amount of controlled substances, currency, weapons, and assets were recovered as a part of the investigation.

Additional federal indictments are anticipated.

Participating agencies include the Racine Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Milwaukee Area Safe Streets Task Force, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Northcentral High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, FBI Central Wisconsin Task Force, The Racine County Sheriff's Office, Mount Pleasant PD, Milwaukee PD, Caledonia PD, Kenosha PD, Kenosha County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol, The United States Attorney's Office(Eastern District of Wisconsin), and Racine County Human Services.