Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

• Police arrested a boy, 15, at 8:32 a.m. Tuesday near Willoughby Avenue for shoplifting. He was released to a parent.

Drugs:

• Police arrested a girl, 16, for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a felony, at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday near Glacier Avenue. She was taken to the Johnson Youth Center.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

• The taillight and windows of a 1993 Toyota Tercel were reported broken late Tuesday. The vehicle had been reported stolen at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday from Airport Boulevard and was later recovered. Damage is estimated at $1,500.

• A restaurant reported at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday near Glacier Avenue that three people left without paying their bill of $72.25.

Vehicle accidents:

• A woman, 19, sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 7:53 a.m. Tuesday near Glacier Highway and Radcliffe Road. The Chevy S-10 she was driving went over an embankment. Police cited her for speeding.

• No one was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 8:12 a.m. Tuesday near outbound Egan Drive and Sunny Point. A woman, 35, lost control of her 2001 Ford pickup and drove into a ditch. The vehicle then rolled on its side. It sustained $3,500 in damage.

• Police cited a man, 28, for speeding, following a one-vehicle accident at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday near outbound Egan Drive and the Lemon Creek Bridge. He lost control of his 1984 Jeep Cherokee, struck a guardrail and drove into a ditch. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $2,000.

• Police cited a woman, 48, for careless driving, following a three-vehicle accident at 11 a.m. Tuesday near Salmon Creek Lane. The woman lost control of her vehicle, which then struck a parked 1994 Chevy truck and another truck. A description of the second truck was not given. Her vehicle sustained $2,500 in damage, the first truck $600, and the second truck $300.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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 stealing a vehicle Dec. 15 from the Windfall Lake Trailhead. The International Scout was found in a ditch near Herbert River. The vehicle's steering column had been ripped out and the car was full of bullet holes. Damage was estimated at $4,800.

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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