Police & fire for Friday, April 8, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.


• At 5:28 p.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of burglary in the 2800 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. Investigation continues.

Domestic dispute

• At 12:12 a.m. Thursday, JPD arrested a 32-year-old woman for a domestic violence assault. She was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved.

Drug activity

• At 1:36 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of drug activity in the 9300 block of Glacier Highway. Confidential investigation continues.

Fire and medical

• On Wednesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to nine EMS calls, two false calls, one false medical alarm call and one unauthorized burn call. Units also responded to two reported deaths (see brief on A2).

Motor vehicle crash

• At 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, JPD investigated minor damage to a police vehicle in the 8800 block of Glacier Highway.


• At 2:46 p.m. Wednesday, a 90-year-old woman reported a theft of art and art supplies from her residence in the 1900 block of Sutherland Drive.

Vehicle rifling

• At 8:09 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of an unknown man entering a 1995 Subaru owned by a 49-year-old woman and stealing a backpack in the 2500 block of Industrial Boulevard. The backpack’s contents have an estimated value of $80. The vehicle was parked outside the Sandbar when the backpack was stolen.

• At 8:02 a.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of a vehicle rifling in the 300 block of Gastineau Avenue. Approximately $900 worth of tools were taken from the vehicle. Investigation continues.

Warrant arrest

• At 1:39 a.m. Thursday, JPD arrested Gordon Guanzon on $20,000 worth of outstanding felony warrants and for providing false information in the 300 block of Franklin Street. He was taken to LCCC.

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