Melanie Whalen Arrested in Connection to Stabbing

    She allegedly stabbed a 28 year old man in a domestic dispute.

    On Saturday at 3:11 AM, The Juneau Police Department received a call about a domestic dispute on the 300 block of Gastineau Avenue, in which a 28 year old male Juneau resident was stabbed. Police located 40 year old Melanie Whalen, who was arrested for 1st degree assault and taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Facility. The 28 year old man was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital, and while his injuries to his left arm and torso were serious, he is currently in stable condition. Police also found the knife they believed was used in the incident. First degree assault is a class A felony.


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