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Sitka Police lieutenant fired

Lt. John Baeza has been fired from the Sitka Police Department, Chief Bill McLendon announced Jan. 11. The termination followed a police department...
Sitka police lieutenant will not be prosecuted

...The state's Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals will not pursue criminal prosecution against Sitka Police Lt. John Baeza, Police Chief Bill McLendon announced Jan. 8 in a news release. Baeza has been on paid administrative leave since...
Truthful allegations

...while containing some truth, is a misrepresentation of the facts. The fact is that the allegations made by myself and John Baeza were supported; the D.A. agreed that the conduct which had been alleged had in fact occurred (despite the D.A...
Sitka city officials investigate police

...for the Sitka department as a consultant in a murder case, accused the agency of nearly a dozen law violations. Lt. John Baeza also alleged his recently firing occurred because he was about to tell City Administrator Tony Zimmer about other misdeeds...
Sitka cops lose 3rd man amid scandal

...scientist Brent Turvey, who was brought into the Sitka Police Department as a consultant, and by Sitka police Lt. John Baeza, who was fired in early January. Turvey and Baeza accused Sgt. Tim Martin of receiving a copy of the exam for sergeants...
Sitka sorting out claims against cops

...scientist Brent Turvey, who was brought into the department last year as a consultant, and former Sitka police Lt. John Baeza, who was fired earlier this month. Tony Zimmer, administrator of the Southeast Alaska city of about 8,800 people...
Probe of Sitka police finds no wrongdoing

...message board. Turvey also alleged police tampered with public records by destroying photo IDs of Turvey and of Lt. John Baeza. McLendon resigned as Sitka police chief prior to the investigation. In a May 21 letter, Parkes wrote there is no...


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