INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Warrant Arrest
Date: 2021-01-28
From: Lieutenant Krag Campbell
Case or Incident: #200325-001
Summary:

On 03/20/2020, the Juneau Police Department received a report that 35-year-old Juneau resident Randy James Willard had sent sexually explicit videos of himself, to a 15-year-old female Juneau resident. JPD Detectives began an investigation into the allegations and after completing the investigation, referred the case to the Juneau District Attorney's Office. On 01/21/2021, a Juneau Grand Jury indicted Randy James Willard on the charges of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, a class B felony, sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree, a class C felony and distribution of indecent material to minors, a class C felony. Following the indictment, a $10,000 warrant was issued for Willards arrest.

On 01/26/2021, Willard was located at his residence in the 8400 block of Thunder Mountain Road and placed under arrest per the warrant. He was taken to the jail and held on $10,000 bail.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues. Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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