Juneau police capture man wanted for weapon, escape charges

    James Nicholas Cook

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau police have apprehended a man they say was wanted on weapons and escape charges.

    On Monday, at about 12:30 p.m., Juneau Police Department officers located James Nicholas Cook in a parking lot at the 9200 block of Glacier Highway.

    Officers made contact with Cook and placed him under arrest for his warrant without incident. Cook was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center and held without bail.

    Cook had been sought for questioning in the report of an assault with a firearm on July 4, police said.

    Cook is also wanted for a violation of parole arrest warrant from Alaska State Troopers. He was originally charged with assault in the third degree and escape in the second degree.



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