KAUKAUNA — A Kaukauna man was sentenced today, Nov. 28, 2016, to 12 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of two counts of armed robbery.
Justin A. Posey, 41, of Kaukauna was found guilty Oct. 15, 2016 following a jury trial, according to online court records.
Posey turning himself in last February when surveillance pictures were posted to Facebook by the Appleton Police Department in connection with a series of armed robberies.
Police identified him as the suspect in two robberies and multiple gas drive-offs throughout the Fox Valley.
They say he struck Jan. 13, 2016 at a Walgreens on Northland Ave. in Appleton. He pointed a handgun at a clerk and demanded money.
The final robbery was Jan. 25, 2016 at La Quinta Inn and Suites on College Ave. During the incident, which occurred at approximately 2:25 a.m., the suspect pointed a handgun at the employee while demanding money.
The investigation following Posey’s call involved the Appleton Police Department, Grand Chute Police Department and City of Menasha Police Department.