Police seek information on pistol stolen from car

Car was unlocked when gun was stolen, police say

The Juneau Crime Line is highlighting an unsolved property theft case from mid-June when a pistol was stolen from a man’s unlocked car.

According to a Monday release about the “Crime of the Week” from the Juneau Crime Line and Juneau Police Department, a 30-year-old Juneau man reported the theft at about 4:40 p.m. June 19. The caller said he had left his black Taurus 9 mm pistol in his car in the 3000 block of Glacierwood Drive.

The man told police that the gun must have been taken sometime between 4 p.m. the previous day and when he called, according to the release. Police encourage people to secure their guns at all times, whether the gun is at home, in the car or in a travel case.

Anybody with information about this is asked to contact JPD at 586-0600 or Juneau Crime Line at 523-7700. Crime Line, which can be found at www.juneaucrimeline.com, is a nonprofit that assists police departments in their investigations. Tipsters are guaranteed anonymity and could be eligible for a reward.

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