Juneau Police say they arrested a man early Saturday who allegedly broke into the Fred Meyer store, tried to steal some items, and then damaged vehicles in an apparent getaway attempt.
Brady Peterson, 25, was charged with felony burglary, misdemeanor attempted vehicle theft, three counts of misdemeanor criminal mischief, a count of misdemeanor criminal trespass, two various counts of misdemeanor theft.
Peterson was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
Police say a man pried open the doors to enter the store just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Arriving officers found a man matching the description walking away who allegedly possessed items taken from the store.
Police also say the thief damaged several cars in the parking lot in his attempt to steal one.
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- On Saturday at the Juneau Lions Club 71st Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Lion Steve Brandner was chosen as the recipient of the Walter A. Soboleff Achievement Award, the tournament’s highest honor.
- Shutting down the oil platforms will allow Hilcorp to reduce the amount of natural gas flowing in the leaking pipeline.
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