Tire slashings the 'Crime of the Week'

The Juneau Police Department Crime of the Week for Aug. 24 is in reference to tire slashings.

Sgt. Paul Hatch said in a release that JPD received complaints that seven vehicles had their tires slashed while they were parked overnight on July 15.

The vehicles were parked in driveways on McGinnis and Sanders Streets in the Mendenhall Valley. Police said total damage was more than $1,100.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is encouraged to log onto the Juneau Crime Line at juneaucrimeline.com and report the tip. Tipsters are guaranteed anonymity and can be rewarded.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross-section of the community and is designed to aid police investigations.

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Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:01

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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New trial in trailer park murder set for October

A new trial for accused murderer Christopher Strawn has been postponed until October, after a mistrial was declared Feb. 14, in the middle of the prosecution’s case against him.

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