Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


About 1:45 a.m. today, a man, 27, was arrested for domestic violence assault in the Mendenhall Valley and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved in the incident.

About 3 a.m. today, a man, 36, was arrested downtown for domestic violence assault. He was lodged at state prison. Alcohol was involved in the incident.

Thefts, lost and found items:

About 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, a police officer found a black and blue In Gear brand backpack on Spruce Street. The backpack was placed into safekeeping at the police station pending contact with its owner.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

About 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man reported two mailboxes on Thane Road had been vandalized some time during the night. There were no leads and no suspects.


Morning commuter traffic was backed up in the area of David Street in Douglas about 7:45 a.m. today when firefighters responded to a report of a car on fire driving on that street. Firefighters and an ambulance responded but could not find a vehicle or a fire.

Vehicle accidents:

About 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Egan Drive inbound at the intersection with Hospital Drive. A boy, 17, who was driving a red 1993 Toyota pickup, was issued a citation for careless driving. His vehicle sustained about $1,000 damage. The second vehicle, driven by a woman, 31, sustained about $500 damage.

Domestic violence calls: 2.

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 a vehicle rifling reported to the Juneau Police Department on Jan. 3. The incident occurred to an unlocked vehicle parked at a Lemon Creek residence. Stolen items include a green Franklin Covey organizer (valued at about $80); a silver Panasonic Shockwave compact disk player ($160); a red and black Clive brand backpack ($80); three pairs Burton snowboard boots (cumulatively, $430); 3 pairs snowpants ($220); 3 pairs goggles ($300); 2 pairs Burton snowboard mittens ($100); and one pair Drop snowboard gloves ($90).

If you have information on this rifling and theft or any other local 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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