Cops and Courts

Man arrested after police say pizza delivery driver was threatened with gun
Man arrested after police say pizza delivery driver was threatened with gun
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

JPD hardens department against possible coronavirus infection

JPD is looking to reduce chances of contracting or spreading the coronavirus.

The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Former JPD officer arrested for second DUI
Former JPD officer arrested for second DUI
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive, Dec. 29, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

JPD officer involved in fatal shooting cleared

The Office of Special Prosecution investigated the case.

Officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive, Dec. 29, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs

Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs

The man was located Wednesday morning with heroin and methamphetamine.

Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs
An unused sexual assault evidence kit, colloquially known as a “rape kit,” is seen Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire file)
An unused sexual assault evidence kit, colloquially known as a “rape kit,” is seen Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire file)
JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues

JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues

Suspects have been identified, and the investigation continues.

JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues
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.

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
JPD awards citizens and officers for lifesaving, service, bravery
JPD awards citizens and officers for lifesaving, service, bravery
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.

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)
Police investigating Sunday beating of 18-year-old

Police investigating Sunday beating of 18-year-old

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

Police investigating Sunday beating of 18-year-old
Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants

Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants

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

Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants
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

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

The crimes the man allegedly committed spanned over 15 years.

JPD arrest man wanted for sexual assault on $50,000 warrant
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)
Man pleads guilty for reduced sentence in 2016 theft
Man pleads guilty for reduced sentence in 2016 theft
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)