Police and Fire

Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2002

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

Police arrested a David Nash, 20, for drunken driving following a one-vehicle roll-over accident at 11:53 p.m. Thursday near Threadneedle Street. When police responded to the accident, Nash allegedly fled the scene, causing a foot-chase with the police. The police eventually caught Nash and charged him with drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident, domestic violence assault and misdemeanor assault. Police were unavailable to explain the additional assault charges by the Empire's mid-day deadline.

The two passengers in the vehicle were taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital, treated for their injuries and released, police said.

Nash was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and held without bail.

Jesse Linhart, 38, was arrested for drunken driving and refusing to submit to a breath test at 10:45 p.m. Thursday near Mendenhall Road. He was lodged at the state prison.


A woman reported at 6:16 p.m. Thursday from Radcliffe Road that her leather tri-fold wallet containing her driver's license, credit cards and cash was stolen.


Police arrested a boy, 17, for misconduct with a controlled substance at 12:55 p.m. Thursday near Glacier Avenue. He was lodged at the Johnson Youth Center.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

A woman reported at 12:05 p.m. Thursday from Thunder Mountain Road that her mail was taken out of her mailbox and strewn about Wednesday night. Police have no leads and no suspects.

Vehicle accidents:

No one was cited following a two-vehicle accident at 8 a.m. Thursday near Glacier Highway. A Volkswagen, driven by a man, 46, slid into the rear end of a Mercury, which sustained $1,000 in damage. The Volkswagen had no damage.

A man, a boy and their dog were not injured when the man's 1988 Toyota truck rolled over on North Douglas Highway around 12:11 p.m. Thursday. The dog was rescued after being pinned under the truck. Police determined the driver lost control of his vehicle because of ice on the road. The vehicle was totaled, sustaining $3,000 to $4,000 in damage.

Hit and Run Accidents:

A man reported at 5:49 p.m. Thursday near Cross Street $1,000 worth of damage to the main support of his house from the inside of his garage. The man said he believed that someone drove into his garage, did the damage and then left. Police have no suspects.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 4.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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