Joshua D. Jenkins 34, of Racine has been charged with Possess w/Intent-Cocaine (>1-5g) and four counts of 2nd-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety after Racine Police executed search warrant. He’s being held on $25,000 cash bond and according to Racine County Jail records there is a hold placed on him from the Wisconsin Department of Correction. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 23, 2015.
According to the criminal complaint on September 16th, Racine Police executed a search warrant in the 1600 block of Winslow Street, once entry was made 2 adults and four children ranging from 6 to 9 years old.
Officers recovered 12 small baggies of what tested positive for crack cocaine from a floor of a bedroom. Racine Police state it weighed 2.1 grams. Also located a wallet containing $1,472 cash and various IDs. During their search they recovered a scale and other various drug packaging materials.
The complaint also additionally states, that based on information from Racine County Human Services the children were living in deplorable living conditions. Racine Police advised that the home was dirty with clothes all over the floor in almost every room, there were only 2 mattresses that were very dirty and didn’t have sheets, and the children were using couch cushions for pillows. Police also found 10 automobile tires in the children’s bedroom which smelled heavily like rubber.
When police questioned the woman, she stated that the washer and dryer had not been hooked up and she had gotten behind in her laundry. When confronted about the children’t bedrooms, the woman did not have an answer, nor did she know why they kept 10 tires in the children’s room.
(the woman isn’t being named at this time since she is not listed as a co-defendant at this time)