“I’m locking my doors at night:” Kenosha officials continue to search for Andrew Obregon

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RACINE COUNTY -- Day two to find 32-year-old Andrew Obregon, a person of interest in a Kenosha homicide case, continues Saturday, October 3rd. While the search is still on, the scene in Union Grove looks very different from what it was on Friday.

Andrew Obregon

Andrew Obregon

Law enforcers issued a public plea for help finding Obregon on Friday evening, October 2nd.

"This is a very serious situation. Andy Obregon has told people that he knows that this will be a big show, that this will be a shootout, watch the news," said Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth.

Obregon is considered a person of interest in the investigation into the death of Tywon Anderson. Anderson's body was found on September 26th, in a corn field off Highway A after he was reported missing a week earlier.

Somewhere between 50-80 officers were actively involved in the manhunt along the Kenosha County and Racine County border on Friday. It all started when Obregon stole a black 1988 Ford Mustang and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

Kenosha manhunt

Kenosha manhunt

"When it passed me it was going well over 100mph," said Christian Peterson, saw high-speed chase.

Deputies pulled back from the pursuit as they reached Union Grove, shortly before school was scheduled to let out and homecoming activities were to begin. Obregon did not.

"I went out in the road and kind of waved them forward and pointed that way and they all took off after him," said Peterson.

Tywon Anderson

Tywon Anderson

Saturday set a different scene; few law enforcers were on the area's streets. The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department says the massive search was called off at midnight on Friday, though they are still following up on tops as they come in.

"I'm locking my doors at night," said Peterson.

The craziness of this case has residents of the normally quiet village, hoping for a quick resolution.

"You hear what's on the news or in the papers and stuff, and everyone just kind of wonders when are they going to get this guy," said Peterson.

Officials say Obregon is addicted to crack and that drugs might have been part of his connection to Anderson.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.


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