JUNEAU - A 21-year-old Juneau man was arrested after police said they found him passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle that had been reported stolen early Sunday morning.
Police received a report at about 2:40 a.m. Sunday that a black Cadillac had hit a retaining wall on Calhoun Street near the governor's mansion. The caller said the car was heavily damaged but had left the scene.
About 10 minutes later, a man reported that his black Cadillac had been stolen from where it was parked on Main Street, near Front Street. Police located the vehicle parked between two buildings near Juneau-Douglas High School.
Jesse Jackson was charged with felony vehicle theft and driving under the influence after police found him passed out behind the wheel of the car, which had extensive front-end damage. The air bags had been deployed.
Unable to wake him and not knowing if he was injured, Capital City Fire and Rescue was called to the scene. He was taken by ambulance to Bartlett Regional Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Jackson was arrested and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center without bail.
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