Increased security at schools, Warning call sent out in Kenosha Co. manhunt
The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department, along with other agencies is still searching for murder suspect Andrew Obregon. A reported sighting on Tuesday night led authorities to search by both air and ground on Route 142 just east of the Richard Bong State Recreation Area. As a result, officials are asking residents of Paris and Brighton to stay in their homes overnight.
Officials tell CBS 58 that local schools will be open on Wednesday, however there will be an increased police presence at the beginning and end of the school day outside the buildings, and that students will not be allowed to have outdoor recess.
The sheriff's office also sent out the following warning call:
"The Kenosha Sheriff's Department is searching the area in the vicinity of 240th Avenue and 18th Street for suspect Andrew Obregon. He was last seen driving a white dually pick up truck. He is considered dangerous. We suggest residents in the area lock your doors and call 911 if you see anything suspicious."
Officials say Obregon is a suspect in the death of Tywon Anderson. In the days that police have been looking for him, Obregon is also believed to be connected to a number of armed robberies and car thefts.