On October 14, at about 6:01 p.m.

Officers responded to a radio call for service at Surf Liquor, 2522 Main Street, regarding a female swinging a knife at a store employee.   When officers arrived, they saw the suspect still inside the store.  The suspect was yelling at the store employee and officers.  After giving the suspect multiple commands, the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

An investigation revealed the suspect entered the store and solicited several customer for money.  She was not given any money.  The suspect then selected several items from the sales floor and placed them in her jacket pocket.  An employee confronted the suspect about the items.  The suspect became upset, brandished a knife and swung it at the employee several times.

The employee was not struck.  The suspect was not cooperative in providing her true identity and was booked as “Jane Doe”.   The suspect’s true identity was later determined. Juanita Jo George, 23, homeless, was arrested for robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Bail was set at $70,000.