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.


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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.