BDPD Identifies Shell Robbery Suspect

1/7/12 – The Beaver Dam Police Department has identified a suspect in last July’s armed robbery of the Shell Travel Mart on Park Avenue. Detective Ryan Klavekoske told us on WBEV’s Community Comment Friday that an arrest warrant has been issued for 32-year-old Josiah Kaiser. Kaiser’s last known address was in Lakewood, Colorado but Klavekoske says he has ties to the Beaver Dam-area and has had several run-ins with local police. The suspect brandished a handgun during the robbery and a firearm was among the items taken as evidence and sent to the State Crime Lab for investigation. Kaiser is charged with felony Armed Robbery With the Threat of Force. Klavekoske says Kaiser is believed to be out-of state at this point though anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Heather Johnson at the Beaver Dam Police Department at 887-4614 during regular business hours or afterhours at 887-4612.