Police search for car that crashed into utility box

Police are searching for a vehicle that crashed into a utility box on Taku Boulevard last Monday and caused approximately $12,500 worth of damage to phone, cable and electrical equipment.

Juneau Police Department Lt. Kris Sell said the suspect vehicle fled the scene after the collision, which took place a few minutes after midnight on Oct. 14.

Sell said the man whose property the crash took place on reported the vehicle could have been, or is similar to, a Toyota Tacoma. The vehicle was damaged in the crash, and police recovered a driver’s side mirror and several other pieces of black plastic that broke off the car at the site.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is encouraged to log onto the Juneau Crime Line at juneaucrimeline.com and report the tip. Tipsters are guaranteed anonymity and can be rewarded.

JPD and the Juneau Crime Line highlight a “Crime of the Week” each week to aid police investigations. The Crime Line is a nonprofit organization.

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