Police and Fire

Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

About 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, Mark Knott, 30, was arrested by police for drunken driving. He was additionally charged with sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. He was transported to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts:

Shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday, a citizen reported a brown leather wallet stolen from a gym locker at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Underage drinking:

About 2:25 a.m. today, a boy, 18, and a girl, 17, were cited on Whittier Street for minor consuming of alcohol.

Shortly before 5 a.m. today, a man, 19, and a boy, 15, were cited for minor consuming in a parking lot in the Mendenhall Valley.

Fires:

About 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Capitol City Fire & Rescue responded to a fire call on Sitka Street. Firefighters could find no smoke when they arrived.

Vehicle accidents:

At 9 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to a two-vehicle accident on Crow Hill Drive. A 1989 Toyota Pickup driven by a man, 31, had no damage. A 1986 Isuzu, driven by a man, 24, was also involved. The 24-year-old was cited and then released for driving while his license was canceled.

At 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, Capitol City Fire & Rescue responded to the report of a single-vehicle accident on North Douglas Highway. A vehicle slid on ice, crossed the road, and went into the ditch. A woman was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital. The incident is still under investigation, police said.

Shortly after midnight Wednesday, Capitol City Fire & Rescue responded to a vehicle accident on Egan Drive near Fred Meyer. One person was transported for medical treatment. No other details were available by the Empire's press time.

Other:

Alaska State Troopers were notified about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday that a fisherman from Angoon was overdue. A search and rescue operation was begun for a man, 37. The man was located near Distant Point in good health.

About 9 a.m. today, the landing gear on a Wings of Alaska plane collapsed at the Juneau Airport. Patricia de LaBruere, airport public relations manager, said she didn't know if the gear collapsed on landing or taking off, but that no one was injured, and the plane was being removed from the runway.

Alcohol-related calls: 3.

Crime line

Juneau Crime Line is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people responsible for two burglaries reported to the Juneau Police Department on Jan. 3 and 5. The incidents occurred to a business, which has two separate locations, one downtown and one in the airport area. Entry into both establishments did not appear to be forced. Both had money stolen from the till and/or safe. The total amount of cash stolen has yet to be determined.

If you have information on these or other local crimes, call 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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