Police and fire

Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts, lost and found property:

A Hydaburg resident reported to the Alaska State Troopers on Saturday that someone had entered his house about July 21 through a window and stolen a fire safe containing $5,000 in jewelry. Investigation is continuing.

About 7:30 a.m. Monday, a man, 54, reported to police that he had found a bag in his Portage Boulevard driveway which contained a bowling ball, bowling shoes and miscellaneous items. JPD took the items into safekeeping.

About 8 a.m. Monday, a woman, 24, reported the theft of about 75 compact disks from her unlocked vehicle on Mendenhall Loop Road. The CDs were valued at $800.

About 8:15 a.m. Monday, a woman, 42, reported the theft of a fire extinguisher from her unlocked vehicle on Mendenhall Loop Road.

* About 9:30 a.m. Monday, a man, 51, reported losing his ring at the downtown racquet club.

Shortly before noon Monday, a man, 40, reported his secured vehicle parked on Portage Boulevard was entered through a window. A case containing 50 CDs and a wallet were stolen. The missing items are valued at $1,000.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, a woman, 37, reported two vehicles in her driveway on Mendenhall Loop Road were rifled. Twenty-five CDs (valued at $150) were taken from one. Nothing was missing from the other.

About 1:30 p.m. Monday, a man, 21, reported the theft of his CD changer from his vehicle, which had been left unlocked overnight on Trinity Drive. The changer is valued at $400.

About 2:30 p.m. Monday, a woman, 30, reported she had lost her black, three-section wallet somewhere in Juneau. The wallet contained birth certificates, a driver's license, identification and $30 cash.

About 5:30 p.m. Monday, a man, 36, reported two CDs stolen from his unlocked vehicle parked on Gail Avenue overnight. The CDs are valued at $15.

Shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, a woman, 35, reported her daughter's green bicycle was stolen from outside her residence on Gull Way.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

About 10:15 a.m. Monday, a woman (no age given) reported her vehicle on Portage Boulevard was rifled, but nothing was taken.

Vehicle accidents:

On Sunday, a Whale Pass resident, 39, reported that a Klawock man, 45, had borrowed his 1996 Ford pickup and wrecked it near Snoose Pass causing about $10,000 damage. The suspect admitted driving and wrecking the truck and also stated he had no driver's license. A summons was issued by the Alaska State Troopers for driving without a license.

Shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, a man, 45, reported to police that he and another driver backed into each other in front of the Mendenhall Valley Post Office. The man's Ford truck sustained no damage. The Ford Thunderbird of the woman, 72, sustained a broken tail light. The parties will handle the matter themselves.


On Monday night, a Coast Guard rescue helicopter from Sitka airlifted a man, 61, from Hoonah who suffered a possible pancreatitis attack. The man arrived at Sitka at 10:43 p.m. in stable condition.

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