Racine SWAT Responds to Call of Hostage, Finds Wanted Man

On Thursday, October 20 at 7:59 PM, the Racine Police Department responded to 1414 Buchanan Street for the report of a civil disturbance. The caller stated that their daughter was being held inside the home against her will.

Upon arrival Officers did hear voices within the residence but no one would answer the door. S.W.A.T. and Crisis Negotiation Teams were activated. One man came out of the residence willingly. In searching the residence Darrle Dotson, 51-years-old, was located in the home. Dotson was taken into custody for an active warrant for his arrest. Nobody else was located within the home.

There was no evidence that anyone was being held against their will in the home. No other information is being released at this time.

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