(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Police calls for Saturday, Nov. 26

This report contains information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

  • Saturday, November 26, 2022 6:30am
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This report contains information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies.


At 1:01 a.m. on Thursday, 29-year-old Allen Ray Pitts was arrested on Marine Way on a warrant and was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Attempt to Serve

At 8:23 p.m. on Tuesday, 40-year-old Lester Charles Pitka was arrested on Glacier Highway on an Alaska State Trooper parole arrest warrant for the original charge of second-degree assault with no bail.


At 1:42 p.m. on Tuesday, 30-year-old Sarah Louise Lewis was arrested on Glacier Highway on an AST warrant for second-degree robbery, criminal trespass, theft and violating conditions of release. She was taken to LCCC.

Motor Vehicle Crash with Injury

At 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, JPD responded to a crash on Third Street involving three separate vehicles. Two occupants were transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries.


At 9:37 p.m. on Tuesday, a 31-year-old man reported 300 gallons of stolen heating fuel on Churchill Way.

Traffic Stop

At 1:17 a.m. on Wednesday, 22-year-old Keanu Wilson was arrested on Douglas Highway for driving under the influence, refusal to cooperate with authorities, and misconduct involving weapons. Wilson was taken to LCCC.

Vehicle in Ditch

At 7:13 p.m. on Tuesday, 29-year-old Kasey Lee McNamee was arrested on Kimberly Street for driving under the influence and refusal to cooperate with authorities. McNamee was taken to LCCC.

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