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Janesville Police Department
Sunday October 29th, 2017 :: 08:44 p.m. CDT


Update, Theft from TAASBAG

Update, Theft from TAASBAG

Over the weekend officers from The Janesville Police Department worked on tips that the public provided through P3 tips. Officer Erlien developed a suspect and went to 1902 E Memorial Drive. At approximately 4:24 pm Officer Erlien took Joseph Kjornes into custody on a restraining order violation.

Officers from the patrol division worked through the investigation and developed probable cause to arrest Joseph Kjornes for theft greater than 2500.00, a felony. Those officers are still working through the investigation and processing a multitude of property related to the case. The investigation will continue through the next few days.

Mr. Kjornes is currently being held at the rock County jail on a felony charge of theft.

Thank you, to those who sent tips to P3. It is this partnership with the community that improves our efforts.

Joseph M. Kjornes
32 years old
1902 E Memorial Dr.
Janesville WI

943.20 (3)(bm) Theft between $5000.00 and $10000.00 Class H felony

Incident Number: JV 1761194
Location: 2339 Milton Avenue
By: Sgt Mike Blaser
Date: 10-29-2017

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Janesville Police Department
100 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-755-3100

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