Cops and Courts

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Police investigate break-in at Dimond Park Field House

Burglars broke into the office and the safe, police say.

 

Matthew Parker Williams, 37, was arrested Wednesday while hiding in a laundry pile for five warrants for a variety of crimes. (Courtesy photo | Justin Byrd)

Wanted man located in laundry pile, arrested

Williams had five warrants out for combined $6,500.

 

Police investigating Sunday beating of 18-year-old

The police believe the incident is isolated, but there’s concern elsewhere

Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants

Matthew Parker Williams currently has warrants out for his arrest for $6,500.

Robert Manzanares, 42, appears in U.S. District Court in Juneau Wednesday for a change of plea hearing. A barrier put in place in the public courtroom hallway blocked Manzanares from public view, per the judge’s orders. Photography is not allowed in the courtroom. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Man pleads guilty to murdering wife on cruise ship

He beat her to death and attempted to throw her body over the balcony.

Robert Manzanares, 42, appears in U.S. District Court in Juneau Wednesday for a change of plea hearing. A barrier put in place in the public courtroom hallway blocked Manzanares from public view, per the judge’s orders. Photography is not allowed in the courtroom. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Chief Ed Mercer, photographed on Wednesday, has worked to spearhead three initiatives coming to fruition in the next month to make Juneau a safer place. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Chief Ed Mercer, photographed on Wednesday, has worked to spearhead three initiatives coming to fruition in the next month to make Juneau a safer place. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Keith Anders Hermann, 54, sits in court Tuesday. Hermann is charged with multiple counts of sexual assault of a minor. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Man arrested Friday for sexual abuse makes court appearance

He’s being held Lemon Creek Correctional Center on $50,000 bail.

Keith Anders Hermann, 54, sits in court Tuesday. Hermann is charged with multiple counts of sexual assault of a minor. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

JPD arrest man wanted for sexual assault on $50,000 warrant

The crimes the man allegedly committed spanned over 15 years.

David A. Powell, 54, appears in court after being charged with property damage for nailing a sign to the door of the governor’s mansion on Dr. Martin Luther King Day as a form of protest, Jan. 27, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
David A. Powell, 54, appears in court after being charged with property damage for nailing a sign to the door of the governor’s mansion on Dr. Martin Luther King Day as a form of protest, Jan. 27, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Bradley A. Bethel, 32, is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for a $20,000 warrant pertaining to a felony cruelty to animals charge issued Thursday. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)

$20K warrant out for man who allegedly tortured kittens

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact JPD.

Bradley A. Bethel, 32, is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for a $20,000 warrant pertaining to a felony cruelty to animals charge issued Thursday. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)
The sign nailed to the Governor’s Mansion by a man on Jan. 20, 2020. (Courtesy Photo)
The sign nailed to the Governor’s Mansion by a man on Jan. 20, 2020. (Courtesy Photo)

Man wanted for animal cruelty arrested

He was taken into custody peacefully Tuesday night.

The Juneau Police Department will hold an online vehicle auction beginning Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. (Courtesy photo)
The Juneau Police Department will hold an online vehicle auction beginning Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. (Courtesy photo)
Officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting that occured early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive, Dec. 29, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting that occured early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive, Dec. 29, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Officers from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer-involved shooting that occured early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive Sunday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Man killed by police screamed at and threatened officer with chain

Police release more details about Sunday’s officer-involved shooting.

Officers from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer-involved shooting that occured early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive Sunday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)