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Man wanted on outstanding warrants arrested after chase through Wal-Mart

Posted: February 18, 2013 - 1:00am

A man wanted for violation of his parole and felony escape was arrested Sunday after a foot chase through Wal-Mart.

According to the Juneau Police Department, an off-duty police officer recognized 26-year-old Justin Brokken inside the store. On-duty officers responded and contacted Brokken who fled toward the back of the store.

Following a foot chase, Brokken was taken into custody near the entrance to store. Police subdued him with a Taser and with the assistance from a Wal-Mart employee.

Brokken was taken into custody for violation of his parole for a conviction of controlled substance misconduct in the second degree as well as a warrant for escape in the second degree.

Brokken was evaluated by Capital City Fire and Rescue before being taken to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. He was additionally charged with escape in the fourth degree and was held without bail.

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