Subject: Robbery 2nd DegreeDate: 01-26-2011
From: Officer Jeremy WeskeCase or Incident: #110126-019
Summary:On 1/26/11 at about 8:55 p.m., the Juneau Police Department received a report of a strong-arm robbery that had taken place between two customers inside a business in the 6500 block of Glacier Hwy. A 38 year old female reported that her 19 year old son had just had his iPod forcibly taken from him by Thomas AUSTIN, a 34 year old Juneau resident. The 19-year old told Officers that AUSTIN had showed him a concealed handgun and threatened to use it on him if he did not give him the item.

At about 10:07 p.m., Officers contacted AUSTIN and two females walking on Glacier Hwy near Alaway Ave. Investigation revealed that one of the females, 21 year old Jamie KANE, was involved in the Robbery and had possession of the stolen IPod.

As a result of the investigation, AUSTIN was arrested for Robbery 2nd Degree, a Class B Felony and KANE was arrested for Theft 3rd Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. They were both taken to and lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***