INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested for DUI and Assault
Date: 2019-07-28
From: Deputy Chief David Campbell
Case or Incident: #190728-008
Summary:

 

On 07/28/2019, at approximately 1825 hours, the Juneau Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle collision near the 4000 block of the North Douglas Highway. The investigation revealed that a truck traveling outbound on the North Douglas Highway rear-ended another truck.

The driver of the truck that caused the collision was identified as off-duty Juneau Police Officer Brent Bartlett. The driver of the second truck was identified as a 48 year old female Juneau resident.  The female was transported to the Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Bartlett was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of alcohol. He was transported to the Juneau Police Department and then to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center where he was lodged.  Bartlett was additionally charged with Assault in the 3rd Degree, a Class C Felony, for causing injuries to another person while driving DUI.  Bartlett was held on No-Bail.

The investigation continues.

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.

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