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Subject: Crime Line Crime of the Week-Fugitive SoughtDate: 04-21-2014 10:09:16
From: Lt. Kris SellCase or Incident: #N/A
Summary:Update

On April 19th, at about 7:35 in the evening, an off-duty Juneau Police Department officer saw Detemple getting into a newer model Jeep. The officer reported the license plate and on-duty officers in the area were able to conduct a traffic stop on the Jeep. Detemple was arrested without incident. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
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The Juneau Police Department is attempting to locate Nicholas Alexander Detemple. Detemple has a warrant for violating his parole on an original charge of misconduct involving controlled substances in the 3rd degree. Detemple is 26 years old. He is 510 tall and weighs 160 pounds. Detemple has tattoos completely covering the sides and front of his neck up to chin level. His hair is short and dark.

An off-duty JPD officer saw Detemple on April 6th near the airport, driving a 1999 green Volkswagon Passat. Detemple recognized the officer and nearly struck him with the car while fleeing. Detemple is estimated to have driven 80 miles per hour on Glacier Highway near Jordan Avenue when he fled the area.

Detemple has a history of having weapons in addition to being associated with drugs. Citizens are asked to avoid approaching Detemple and to call JPD to report his location.
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 ***