This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.
• At 6:35 p.m. Monday, the Juneau Police Department responded to a perceived bomb threat in the Juneau area. JPD got a call from a man who was difficult to understand, but sounded like he mentioned a bomb and a general business area, Public Safety Manager Erann Kalwara said. JPD investigated the area of the business but didn’t find anything. The business didn’t report any suspicious activity, and there appeared to be no real threat to public safety, Kalwara said.
• At 2:09 p.m. Monday, JPD conducted a confidential investigation into the report of child abuse in the Juneau area.
• At 10:53 p.m. Monday, JPD arrested a 39-year-old man in the Juneau area for domestic violence assault. He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
• At 2:26 p.m. Monday, JPD responded to the 9200 block of James Boulevard to investigate the report of a 71-year-old woman who reported the theft of a purse and cellphone, and fraudulent purchases on her credit card. Investigation continues.
• At 1:12 p.m. Monday, JPD responded to the area of Jackie Street to investigate the report of a 40-year-old man who reported tools had been stolen from a job site. Investigation continues.
• At 7:56 p.m. Monday, JPD responded to the report of a 61-year-old woman who reported her red Subaru Legacy was stolen. The car was later recovered.
• At 9:48 a.m. Tuesday, JPD responded to the 3000 block of Dimond Park Loop to investigate the report of a 31-year-old man who reported a theft from the Mendenhall Valley Public Library.
• At 11:19 a.m. Tuesday, JPD responded to the Point Bridget area to investigate the report of a 46-year-old man who reported the theft of two backpacks and camping gear.
• On Saturday, Juneau-based Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Juneau resident Mark Kesteloot, 61, for fishing for red king crab during a closed season. Red king crab season was closed by emergency order at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Troopers found that Kesteloot had been fishing for red king crab the day after the order had been issued. Kesteloot was fined $120.
• On Sunday, Juneau-based Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Juneau resident Anies Sadeghi, 25, for not having a biodegradable escape mechanism on a personal-use crab pot. On Jan. 5, Troopers had inspected Sadeghi’s crab pot in Auke Bay and found that it did not have a biodegradable escape mechanism as required. He was fined $120.
• On Wednesday, Juneau-based Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Juneau resident Jessamyn Sowell, 36, for obtaining a resident 2016 sport fish license when she did not meet Alaska’s residency requirements. Sowell was fined $310.