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Subject: Burglary/MICS arrestDate: 08-09-2014 04:49:56
From: Sgt. Chris GiffordCase or Incident: #140808-015, 140806-012
Summary:
On 08-08-2014 at 5:30 PM, an employee of a business in the 9100 block of Glacier Highway called Juneau Police reporting a disturbance inside of the building. A manís request to cash a check had been refused by the company, and he was yelling profanities and making obscene gestures at employees and customers. Staff at the business reported the person left but then returned several times. JPD officers responded and located the man in the area, driving a Nissan Pathfinder which the complainant reported seeing the man driving. Officers stopped the vehicle, and contacted the driver, 32 year-old Jeffrey T. Tinney, and his passenger, a 24 year-old female.

Officers detained Tinney in connection with an active investigation stemming from a residential burglary reported on August 6th, on Amalga Street in the Mendenhall Valley. During the course of the investigation the officers recovered property reported stolen in the burglary, including a firearm.

Tinney was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center on one count of Burglary in the 1st Degree (a class B felony), two counts of Theft in the Second Degree ( a class C felony), Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree (class C felony), and Driving Without a Valid License (a class B misdemeanor). He was held without bail. The investigation into this case is continuing.
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 ***