Demand at gunpoint for keys leads to arrest

Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011

A Juneau man is in custody after threatening two people with a handgun at an apartment Thursday night, according to a release from the Juneau Police Department.

Bernard Schwieterman, 56, is at Lemon Creek Correctional Center, being held on a charge of third-degree assault, a class ‘C’ felony. A JPD investigation determined Schwieterman pointed a handgun at a 55-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman and demanded a set of keys, the release states. Police found a handgun in the residence, located at 2121 Lawson Creek Road, with an appearance consistent with the description given by the victims.



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