Crime of the Week: Burglary and theft of firearms, jewelry

The Juneau Police Department Crime of the Week for Friday is in reference to a burglary and theft.


Sgt. Paul Hatch said in a news release that, a resident from the 9500 block of Mendenhall Loop Road reported a burglary on Aug. 22. Several items were taken including firearms and jewelry.

The firearms were listed as a Winchester Model 70 in .270 caliber, a Browning A-5 20 gauge shot gun, a Rossi .45LC Lever action rifle and a Browning semi-auto .410 shotgun.

The stolen jewelry includes a pearl necklace, Tlingit design earrings with a raven head and “EAK” inscribed on the back, and a men’s gold nugget ring weighing about one-third of an ounce. Silverware was also stolen, the release states.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is encouraged to log onto the Juneau Crime Line at 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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