Updated: Juneau police find and arrest felony escape defendant

By December 13, 2018 December 14th, 2018 Crime & Courts, Juneau, Public Safety
William Moy , Jr.

William Moy , Jr. (Courtesy of Juneau Police Department)

Update (Friday, 5 p.m.) — Ryan Cunningham, KTOO

Juneau police announced on Friday that they have located and arrested William Moy, Jr. The defendant, who was previously charged with felony escape and other misdemeanor offenses, escaped custody on Wednesday.

In the statement released Friday, police say Moy “was no match for the combined might of the Juneau Police Department.”

A call to the Juneau Police Department was not immediately returned as of Friday evening.

Original story

The Juneau Police Department is asking for help looking for a defendant who has escaped custody.

William Moy, Jr., 25, was released to the custody of his defense attorney to attend an appointment on Wednesday, but he never returned to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Moy was previously charged with felony escape and other misdemeanor offenses.

In August, Moy kicked out the window of a prisoner transport vehicle on his way back to jail from the courthouse. He escaped, but he was arrested shortly afterward.

According to Juneau police, Moy has multiple convictions for theft, and they’re recommending residents keep their vehicles and homes locked.

Police describe Moy as an Alaskan Native male, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 175 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.

Police ask anyone who knows Moy’s whereabouts to contact them at 907-586-0600.

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