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Police & Fire for Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Posted: February 1, 2013 - 1:09am

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.


• At 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department investigated the unattended death of an 84-year-old man in the 2500 block of Sunset Drive.

Fire and medical

• At 12:42 a.m. Wednesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue was dispatched to the Juneau International Airport for a fire alarm. No smoke or fire found. Alarm sounded due to sprinkler malfunction. Returned to service.

• At 12:51 a.m. Wednesday, advanced life support care was given to a woman on Threadneedle Street, and she was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

• At 2:46 a.m. Wednesday, advanced life support care was given to a woman on Gail Avenue, and she was taken to BRH.

• At 8:05 a.m. Wednesday, CCFR responded to a public service call on La Perouse Avenue.

• At 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, CCFR was dispatched for a single-zone fire alarm in an apartment building on Willoughby Avenue. Smoke was due to burnt food. Returned to service.

• At 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, CCFR responded to a medical alert alarm on Pinewood Drive, and the patient was fine with no medical problem. System malfunction.

• At 12:36 p.m. Wednesday, basic life support care was given to a man on Glacier Highway, and he was taken to BRH.

• At 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, basic life support care was given to a woman on McGinnis Drive, and she was taken to BRH.

• At 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, CCFR was dispatched to Heron Way for a fire alarm. Smoke was found but the fire was contained in wood stove. Smoke was due to build-up inside the stove pipe and paint burning off. Owner was advised to clean stove pipe. Returned to service.

• At 7 p.m. Wednesday, CCFR was dispatched to Sunset Drive for a man possibly dead on arrival. Confirmed patient was deceased. JPD left in charge of scene.

Suspicious activity/vehicle/subject/device

• At 1:17 a.m. Thursday, JPD responded to a report of something suspicious in the 200 block of Marine Way, and a found cell phone was placed into safe keeping.


• At 8:04 a.m. Thursday, a 48-year-old woman reported the theft of a backpack and its contents in the 1600 block of Glacier Avenue. Investigation continues.

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