Updated-Kurt Hanson appeared before Court Commissioner Alice Rudebusch today at 1:30. His bond is currently $10,000 and he is on a PO hold from Department of Correction. He is scheduled to appear November 7, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. for a preliminary hearing.
A Racine man was arrested after police were called to a residence in the 4000 block of Victory for a family trouble. Kurt Hanson, 54, 4000 Victory Ave., was arrested and booked on charges of 1st Degree Intentional Homicide-Attempted, Strangulation, Suffocation, False Imprisonment, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting. Racine County Inmate records show that his bail is $10,450 (no bail given for the attempted homicide charge) and also on a hold from Department of Corrections for those charges. He should make an initial appearance in the next few days. Circuit Court records show he has a criminal record of violence dating back to 1992.
Records show that the suspect had just finished serving jail time on October 22, 2012 after being sentenced to 6 months in jail after a conviction of disorderly conduct, and possession of THC. He had originally been arrested and charges on February 6, 2012, after 911 calls came in stating that he tried to kidnap a neighborhood boy, threatened the neighborhood, fought with police and had to be tased to be taken into custody. The original charges from the February 2012 incident were as follows:
940.31(1)(a) Kidnapping/Carry w/o Consent- Felony C- Charge Dismissed but Read In
947.01(1) Disorderly Conduct Misd. B-Guilty Due to No Contest Plea
946.41(1) Resisting or Obstructing an Officer Misd. A- Charge Dismissed but Read In
946.41(1) Resisting or Obstructing an Officer Misd. A -Guilty Due to No Contest Plea
961.41(1)(h)1 -Manufacture/Deliver THC ( 961.41(3g)(e) -Possession of THC AMENDED FROM MAINTAINING DRUG TRAFFICKING PLACE 961.42(1) FELONY I- Misd. U
Guilty Due to No Contest Plea