What happened to Elrod may be be part of a broader trend in harassment toward service workers that may have started early in the pandemic.
During interactions with the police, people in Juneau with prior convictions could be asked to provide a DNA sample.
There is no one organization that finds missing people in Juneau, and there aren’t many resources for family and friends.
Geraldine Nelson, 78, was last seen at her home on Churchill Way late Sunday afternoon. She may have been wearing black pants and a black or light blue coat or sweater.
Authorities arrested 27-year-old woman from Prince of Wales Island who allegedly brought the drugs in on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle.