Four arrested in Marinette County armed burglaries

Derrick Whitmore, Harley Whitmore and Kendra Krueger are shown in the above image. They are three of the four people arrested in an investigation into armed robberies in Marinette County, Wisconsin.

MARINETTE COUNTY, WISC. — Police have arrested four people following a pair of armed robberies in Marinette County, Wisconsin.

The Marinette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Christopher Whitmore, Derrick Whitmore, Harley Whitmore and Kendra Krueger Wednesday night.

Christopher was taken in around 9:45 p.m. Central time following a foot chase. Derrick, Harley and Kendra were arrested a short time later.

Police say they were seeking Christopher and Derrick after two robberies, the first in Pound, Wisconsin and the second in Stephenson. Police say a victim at the second robbery was able to give a description of the suspects’ vehicle as it fled the scene.

Christopher Whitmore
Christopher Whitmore

Deputies believe that Harley was involved in the burglaries as well, though he was driving a second vehicle.

Krueger was arrested for aiding and abetting a felon. Police believe she had come to assist the Whitmores flee after she and Harley were seen together at a Crivitz, Wisconsin gas station.

The investigation remains ongoing as more burglaries, believed to be connected to these two, are being looked into.

Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve would like to thank the following agencies that assisted on the case: Niagara Police, Crivitz Police, Wisconsin State Patrol, Oconto County Sheriff, Marinette Police, Michigan State Police, Green Bay Police/Brown County Sheriff Bearcat Armored Unit, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and many area fire departments who helped detour traffic during the search.