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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Juneau Police Department Community Service Officer Bob Dilley and tow truck employees clean up after a two-vehicle accident in front of the Juneau-Douglas High School on Monday. According to police, Jose Angel Munoz, 42, was fleeing police at a high rate of speed on Behrends Avenue, and failed to negotiate a left turn onto Glacier Avenue and stuck a car driven by an 82-year-old Douglas woman. The woman was uninjured. Munoz was captured by police after he fled the scene on foot.

Police chase results in hit-and-run

A police pursuit of a man with warrants out for his arrest ended after his car collided with an 82-year-old driver outside of Juneau-Douglas High School.

by KATIE MORITZ

Expensive carvings stolen from church thrift store

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church officials can't help but feel a little frustrated that someone stole three beautiful, and expensive, carvings from their church's nonprofit thrift store.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Juneau students dropped from RALLY program

The RALLY program at Gastineau Elementary School informed parents on Thursday that due to staffing issues some students would be dropped from the after-school program.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Assembly celebrates new members

Mayor Merrill Stanford bid farewell to outgoing Assembly members Carlton Smith and Randy Wanamaker on Monday, and then swore in two newly-elected members to great applause.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Community encouraged to attend economic development workshops

Two town hall meetings will be held this month to gather community input on the Juneau Economic Plan for the next 10 years. The first will be held at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Willoughby Avenue today from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Wrangell doctor appears in court for child porn

A Wrangell doctor arrested last week on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography made his first public court appearance in Juneau on Monday. U.S.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Photo: Sunshine strummer

Dylan Miller strums his guitar in fair weather overlooking Sunshine Cove on Friday.

Police up their presence for a safe Halloween

Juneau police want to ensure there are more treats than tricks this Halloween. The departments says its will be upping the police presence in and around town to patrol the streets and to ensure a fast response to any incident on the road...
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Around town for Tuesday, Oct. 21

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074. Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Police & Fire for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Criminal mischief...
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