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INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Criminal MischiefDate: 05-28-2011
From: Officer Dominic BransonCase or Incident: #110528-003
Summary:

On 5-28-11, at about 1:30am, while on a routine foot patrol, Officers of the Juneau Police Department discovered a fire burning on Rielly Ritchie Field at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Officers were able to extinguish the fire but several areas of the field were damaged. It is believed the fire was intentionally set. A damage estimate is not available at this time. Investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department at 586-0600.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***