Teen charged with southside armed robbery

Anthony Gordon-RCJ

Anthony Gordon-RCJ

Anthony G. Gordon Jr. 17, of Racine has been charged with Armed Robbery and Possess Dangerous Weapon-Person < 18. He was given a $75,000 cash bond after making his initial appearance in Racine Circuit Court on Tuesday September 8,2015. His Preliminary hearing at 09-16-2015.


According to the criminal complaint on September 5, 2015, Racine Police were dispatched for a robbery in the 2000 block of Jay Eye See Ave. When officers arrived they spoke with two parties who stated that they had been robbed by “Duno” (later identified as the defendant)


One of the victims was invited over to the residence by a female that he attends class with. Upon the victim arriving, he was speaking with the female at the door, when the defendant came running around the side of the house and pointed a handgun at the victim’s chest.


The complaint states the defendant told the victim “Give me everything you got or I’ll kill you” The victim complied and the victim states the defendant told him “to run before I shoot you”. The victim handed over his belongings and ran from the scene. The victim stated to police that he didn’t see where the defendant had run but thought he heard a door close on the home. The second victim had been waiting on the sidewalk when the defendant ran from the side of the house and robbed the victim, the second victim fear for their safety and fled the area.


According to the complaint additional squads were requested to the scene and a perimeter was set up around the house. Police commands were given for all parties to exit the house. 3 Parties including one carrying a small child exited the home. Police spoke with the female who had allegedly invited the victim over and they claimed no knowledge of why police were there and there were no other parties in the house. Police were given permission to clear the home and located the defendant and also recovered the victims stolen cell phone from his pocket.


Based on speaking with persons in the house it was discovered where the guns and clothing were located and were recovered by police. When transported to the Detective Bureau for additional questioning, 2 parties from inside the home, provided authorities with a description of how the defendant had robbed the victim and laughed about it, the criminal complaint states.