Waupaca, Wis.(WFRV) -- A 34 year old Manawa woman was arrested and faces charges in Waupaca County for robbing two businesses and attempting to rob a third on Thursday, February 28th.
Authorities say Jessica Kaminske is in custody and will be in court to face charges on Monday, March 4th.
According to the Waupaca Police Department, authorities received a call shortly after 10:00 am on Thursday that there had been an attempted robbery at Primrose Gardens & Gifts in Manawa. Authorities were told that a woman came into the business demanding money. She left a short time later, and the business owner was able to obtain a physical description of the vehicle and took a picture of the license plate. The vehicle and suspect description matched that of an earlier robbery at Grand Seasons Hotel.
A short time later, at 10:25 am, there was a report of a robbery at the Feminine Touch, a clothing store in Waupaca. There, the female robber had entered the store and tied up the clerk. The robber then left the store with cash and the store phone.
Authorities were able to arrest the suspect - Jessica Kaminske- when her vehicle was seen driving into the parking lot of Hardee's Restaurant in Waupaca by Waupaca Police Officer Lisa Benitez. Officer Benitez, with the assistance of other officers, was able to conduct a high risk traffic stop and take Kaminske into custody.