JPD responds to threatening note

A threatening note in Douglas proved to be a hoax, but led to a response from the Juneau Police Department Monday afternoon, according to a release from the department.

The department’s Explosive Ordinance Team responded to the mailbox where the threat was posted in the 2500 block of Douglas Highway after JPD learned of the threat at about 3:40 p.m., the release states. The Douglas Highway was closed off and on for about three hours Monday, the release states.

JPD is investigating the source of the note, the release states.


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback






Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:46

Board of Education candidates to face off at Thursday forum

The three candidates for the Board of Education election this fall will face off in the Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum this week.... Read more