Suspect worked with a 21-year-old woman to break into a Racine home after a 16-year-old girl living there left with friends Saturday afternoon. Who needs enemies with friends like these? The Mount Pleasant Patch that A 17-year-old Sturtevant teen is facing charges after he allegedly conspired with a 21-year-old Racine woman to rob a 16-year-old girl’s house.
Amauri Q. Petty was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday with one count of burglary. If convicted, he faces up to 12 ½ years in prison and $25,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
At 3 p.m. Saturday, Miesha L. Herrington, 21, went by the victim’s home in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue in the City of Racine. At around 3:30 p.m., the victim left with other girls to go to a nearby story. When the girl returned, she found the back door open, then later discovered a Xbox game console, custom made Kettle Moraine High School backpack, women’s shoes, bicycle and tablet were missing from the home.
Officers interviewed Herrington, who said she and Petty decided to burglarize the victim’s home after she left, but when they got inside she didn’t want to take anything. Petty, on the other hand, allegedly grabbed a bunch of items before leaving.
Petty is currently being held in Racine County Jail on $2,500 bond while awaiting trial. Herrington is also charged with one count of burglary and is also being held in custody on $2,500 bail.Share on Facebook