Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

• Steven Thomassen, 38, was arrested at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday near Mendenhall Loop Road and Mendenhall River Bridge. He also was charged with refusing to submit to a breath test. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correction Center.

Thefts:

• A Macintosh i-Book laptop computer was reported stolen at 11:44 a.m. Tuesday near Glacier Highway.

• A wallet and a knife were reported stolen at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday from a locker at a gym on Riverside Drive. The items were valued at $150.

• A duffel bag containing dirty gym clothes and a wallet was reported stolen at 6:16 p.m. Tuesday near Glacier Avenue.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

• A bus stop window was reported broken at 9:53 a.m. Tuesday near Glacier Highway.

Vehicle accidents:

• No one was injured following a one-vehicle accident at 9:57 a.m. Tuesday near Glacier Highway and Auke Bay. A man, 19, the driver of a 2002 Chevy Malibu, lost control of the vehicle and it left the road. The vehicle sustained about $7,000 in damage.

• Police cited a woman, 23, for careless driving following a one-vehicle accident at 1:26 p.m. Tuesday near Glacier Highway and Davis Avenue. The woman was driving a Jeep when she lost control of the vehicle due to icy road conditions.

The vehicle sustained $8,000 in damage.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

Crime Line

Juneau Crime Line Inc. is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people responsible for several vehicles vandalized near the Windfall Trailhead parking lot.

Three vehicles were vandalized with damage that included three windows being broken, a steering column popped off, a car being keyed, a fuel tank removed and the registration of one of the vehicles being stolen.

Damage to all three vehicles was $1,000.

If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to use when claiming a reward of up to $1,000.



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