Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

About 6 p.m. Tuesday, Barry Notestine, 46, was arrested for drunken driving on Glacier Highway near Trout Street after the Toyota truck he was operating left the roadway. Notestine also was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. His vehicle was impounded.

Vehicles in ditch:

About 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a pickup on its side in the ditch on North Douglas Highway. The vehicle sustained $2,500 damage.

About 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Egan Drive outbound. With the assistance of motorists, the vehicle was able to get off a berm.

Thefts, lost and found property:

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 42, reported she lost her silver NEC cell phone in the Juneau area sometime Monday.

Shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report from Juneau-Douglas High School of the theft of a dark blue Gap backpack from a locker.

About 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of the theft of an 8-foot, blue and white Zodiac inflatable raft from Fisherman's Bend.


The downtown fire crew responded about noon Tuesday to a report of a possible car fire on Main Street. The "fire" turned out to be steam.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 39, reported from James Boulevard that the tire on her vehicle was punctured during the night.

Vehicle accidents:

Police responded about 9 a.m. Tuesday to a two-vehicle accident on Alaway Street. No injuries were reported.

Shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, an Audi operated by a woman, 44, lost control on Glacier Highway and struck a parked Subaru Legacy. The woman was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for evaluation. She was discharged after being treated for bumps and bruises. The Audi suffered about $3,500 damage; the Subaru, about $3,000 damage.

Shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday, a vehicle rearended another vehicle that had stopped on Egan Drive outbound. The rearender sustained damage to the front passenger side fender. The rearended vehicle sustained damage to the rear passenger fender.

About 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, a Ford Bronco exiting the State Office Building garage slid down the ramp and struck a passing city bus. There was minimal damage to both vehicles.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, a man (no age given) reported his vehicle hit while making a left turn onto Egan from Mendenhall Loop Road. His vehicle suffered $1,000 damage. The other vehicle left the scene.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

Crime Line

Juneau Crime Line 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 burglaries at two businesses in a Lemon Creek office complex reported to the Juneau Police Department on Jan. 7 and 8. Entry into both establishments was forced, causing damage in excess of $100.

If you have information on these forced entries or any other crime, 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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