Juneau Police are investigating vandalism at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in the Mendenhall Valley overnight.
Shortly after 1 a.m. officers received a report that the church had been graffitied. Officers arrived and discovered that the church and a separate garage had been spray painted with a large swastika, the number “666” and the drug reference “420.”
No other graffiti was discovered in the area. Anyone with information about the crime is urged to contact JPD at 586-0600 or online at juneaucrimeline.com.
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