Police & Fire

Posted: Sunday, January 01, 2006

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested 26-year-old James Irving Kyle Ashenfelter on a charge of drunken driving at 11:42 p.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of West Ninth Street downtown. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Natasha Rose Castillo, 24, was arrested on a charge of drunken driving at 2:43 a.m. Saturday at Glacier Highway and Trout Street. She was taken to the state prison and her vehicle was impounded.

Domestic dispute:

• Police arrested a 42-year-old woman on a charge of domestic-violence at 1:07 a.m. Friday in the Lemon Creek area. They lodged her at the state prison.


• A personal digital music player was reported stolen at 12:16 p.m. Thursday in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive in the Mendenhall Valley.

• At 4:27 p.m. Thursday, 242 clear Christmas lights were reported stolen from an exterior display in Sealaska Plaza downtown.

• A 21-speed mountain bike was reported stolen at 8:07 a.m. Friday from the front porch of a home in the 3800 block of North Douglas Highway.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a 35-year-old man on a charge of failing to report an accident at 11:59 p.m. Thursday after he allegedly rolled the 1972 Chevrolet truck he was driving into a ditch at Montana Creek Road in the valley and fled the scene.

• Police cited a 50-year-old woman on a charge of unsafe backing at 9:34 a.m. Friday in the 3800 block of North Douglas Highway after the bus she was driving hit a 1991 Ford Explorer driven by a 28-year-old woman. Damage was estimated at $500 to the Ford and $200 to the bus.

• Police received a report at about 7 p.m. Friday that a two-vehicle accident had occurred on Egan Drive at the Fred Meyer intersection and that passengers were injured. A man, 48, driving a 1995 Pontiac Gran Am was cited for failing to yield while turning left and driving without a valid driver's license. Police reported that the Gran Am turned in front of a 1998 GMC van and hit it on its left side, causing it to skid onto the shoulder of the road. The Gran Am driver was uninjured. A woman, 50, and a girl, 11, in the van were treated by paramedics for injuries and taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Traffic stop:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 9:46 p.m. Thursday in the 9100 block of Glacier Highway near the Juneau International Airport after citing the driver, a 17-year-old boy, on a charge of driving without a license.

• Police cited a 29-year-old man at about 3:15 p.m. Friday on Glacier Highway near Riverside Drive for driving without a valid license. The man's vehicle was impounded.

• At about 5:10 p.m. Friday, police cited a 36-year-old man for driving without a valid license on Cinema Drive. His vehicle was impounded.

• A 42-year-old woman was cited and released for driving without a license shortly after 11 p.m. Friday in the 3100 block of Douglas Highway. The vehicle she was driving was impounded.

Underage offenses:

• Police cited a 14-year-old boy on a tobacco violation at 10:07 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Glacier Avenue downtown.

• Police cited a 16-year-old boy on a charge of underage drinking at 11:03 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Glacier Avenue.

Lost and found:

• A man reported at about 1 a.m. Saturday he found an Oregon ID card on Willoughby Avenue.

• A woman reported just before 7 a.m. Saturday from South Franklin Street that she was missing a blue bag containing clothing and two bracelets.

• A woman reported shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday that she lost a burgundy leather card holder containing a driver's license, credit cards and miscellaneous ID somewhere in the Juneau area.

Calls related to alcohol: 5.

Calls related to domestic violence: 1.

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