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Deadly balcony collapse tied to rotted beams

...Berkeley's mayor said Wednesday as the victims' heartbroken loved ones began arriving in the U.S. from Ireland.Mayor Tom Bates said investigators believe the wood was not caulked and sealed properly at the time of construction and was damaged by...
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Warren Thomas "Tom" Bates

Juneau resident Warren Thomas "Tom" Bates died Dec. 10, 2009, in Juneau. He was 55. A Juneau resident for the last six years, he was a police sergeant for the Juneau...
Man found dead on beach near downtown

...on the beach near the Department of Labor building downtown Monday evening. Sound off on the important issues at Sgt. Tom Bates said a preliminary field investigation showed no foul play, no trauma or obvious injuries. Hansen was found face down...
Woman arrested in hotel knifing

...was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment. She suffered lacerations to her head, shoulders and arm, Sgt. Tom Bates said. Ida Sheakley, 19, was arrested on charges of second-degree and third-degree assault. Sheakley was lodged...
Man dies after bridge jump

...the Empire's press time Monday night because they had not yet notified relatives out of state, Juneau Police Officer Tom Bates said. He would only say the man was born in 1951. "From all indications it was (a suicide)," Bates said. The man...
Crime-spree suspect escapes police after high-speed chase

...face charges including vehicle theft in the first degree and assault in the third degree, said Juneau Police Officer Tom Bates. "He's still on foot out there somewhere," Bates said Saturday afternoon. Bates said Juneau police received an...
Growing graffiti problem irks city officials

...growing increasingly tired of spending thousands of taxpayers' dollars to clean up the messes. Lt. Ed Mercer and Sgt. Tom Bates of the Juneau Police Department met with the parks advisory committee on Tuesday night to discuss the growing problem...
Northwest Digest fine condition. There were no other passengers. "He didn't require medical treatment," Juneau police officer Tom Bates said. "Officers gave him a ride home." The man was cited for careless driving. The truck sustained $15,000 in...
Alaska Digest

...said. The victim was treated at the scene by Capital City Fire and Rescue before being transported to Bartlett, Sgt. Tom Bates said. Police arrested Jacobs in the 200 block of Front Street sometime later on a charge of second-degree assault...
Juneau man dies in single vehicle crash

...Authorities said the motorist saw signs of the accident and pulled over. "There were some skid marks on the road," Sgt. Tom Bates said. Though police say speed was a factor, investigators have not yet determined how fast Walker's 2002 Toyota Corolla...


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