Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Michael Pando, 37, on charges of drunken driving, driving with a suspended license and refusing a chemical test at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday on Mendenhall Loop Road. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Vehicle accident:

• No citations were issued in an accident reported at 3:49 p.m. Monday in the Alaska & Proud parking lot in which a man, 43, driving a pickup truck, allegedly caused damage to five other vehicles. The man was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for evaluation. Police estimated that damage from the accident totaled more than $10,000.

• Three vehicles drove away from an accident at 5:36 p.m. Monday on outbound Egan Drive at Sunny Point. About $3,500 damage was estimated to a 1989 Mercury, a 1983 Chevrolet and a 1995 Chrysler.

• A woman, 25, reported her Toyota Camry bumped into a white Ford truck at 6:21 p.m. Monday on Mendenhall Loop Road and outbound Egan Drive. She reported damage to her passenger-side headlight.


• A woman reported $200 stolen from her purse at 3:21 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

Vehicle rifling:

• A woman reported at 6 p.m. Monday that someone rifled through her 1994 Ford XPL between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. near Egan Drive. She reported that nothing was taken.

• A woman reported at 8:18 a.m. Tuesday that someone rifled through her unlocked 1997 Mercury sometime Monday near Whittier Street. She reported nothing appeared to be missing.

Traffic stop:

• Police cited a woman, 18, at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday on Douglas Highway on a charge of driving without a valid license.

Warrant arrest:

• Police arrested a man 48, on a warrant charging him with failing to appear in court on a summons relating to a theft-of-services charge. They lodged him at the state prison.

Crime Line

Police received a report of cars being rifled Nov. 15 on Spruce Lane in the Mendenhall Valley.

One of the rifled vehicles was missing loose change, a pocketknife valued at $35 and a Pentax ZX-5N camera body, valued at $600.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line immediately.

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Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross section of the community and is designed to aid police agencies in their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to claim a reward of up to $1,000. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to juneaucrime@yahoo.com.

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