POLICE BRIEFS - 12/26/13



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Guns stolen from Eagle River Pawn

A lone suspect broke into Eagle River Pawn and stole multiple handguns, according to Anchorage Police. Video surveillance showed a white male, about 5-foot-10 between 20-30 years-old with long hair breaking the glass gun counter and taking multiple weapons, APD spokesperson Anita Shell said.

The K-9 unit was called to the scene Dec. 13, she said, but was unable to track the suspect. Later that day, APD received a call that a shed at Boondock Sporting Goods was broken into, but nothing was taken. Shell said the community should be on the lookout for someone attempting to pawn handguns.

 

Eagle River man steals $300 worth of items from Fred Meyer

Eagle River’s Scott Muetz, 41, was cited and released after he was caught stealing $311.91 worth of items from Fred Meyer in Eagle River on Dec. 13, Shell said.

 

Fire Lake Elementary goes into lockdown

Fire Lake Elementary was locked down after students told the principal that a woman was hiding in the trees near the school and threatened to kill them with a knife or gun, Shell said.

“We were never able to confirm that,” she said.

APD responded around 1 p.m. on Dec. 13, Shell said, but could not find anyone in the area matching the suspect’s description.

 

Girlfriend attempts to stab boyfriend with screwdriver

Anchorage’s Kaiesha Gray, 23, was charged with third-degree assault after attempting to stab her boyfriend with a screwdriver in an Eagle River apartment Dec. 17. Gray’s boyfriend locked her out the apartment during an argument, Shell said. When he let her re-enter, Gray grabbed a screwdriver but he was able to get it away from her, she said. Gray was taken to Anchorage Jail and held on an unsecured bond.

 

Charges are merely accusations; defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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