JPD: Man arrested for robbery, assault at Duck Creek Market

    Juneau Police say at Duck Creek Market Friday morning around 8:30 AM, someone reported a man in the store trying to rob the clerk.

    Juneau Police say at Duck Creek Market Friday morning around 8:30 AM,  someone reported a man in the store trying to rob the clerk.

    The suspect was described as a male having no shirt, wearing jeans and a cowboy hat.

    Police found the suspect in the store. He was identified as 25 year old Koby Walter Blake and taken into custody without incident. No weapons were located and no one was injured.

    It was reported Blake was talking to himself, making nonsensical statements, and grabbing items from the shelves. Blake then exited the store without paying for the merchandise, while yelling obscenities to the clerk. Blake then returned to the store, continued to threaten physical harm to the clerk, and began taking more merchandise.

    Blake was subsequently arrested on charges of Robbery in the 2nd Degree, Assault in the 4th Degree, and Theft in the 4th Degree. Second Degree Robbery is a class B felony, Fourth Degree Assault is a class A misdemeanor, and Fourth Degree Theft is a class B misdemeanor. Blake was transported to and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center where he was held without bail per the bail schedule.

    Use of alcohol and controlled substances are believed to be a factor in this case.

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