Police and Fire

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2002

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

A black Motorola cell phone, valued at $250, was reported stolen from a locker at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday at Juneau-Douglas High School. Police have no leads or suspects.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

A man reported $50 in damage to his mailbox at 11:18 a.m. Wednesday near Riverside Drive.

Damage to a glass storefront window was reported at 5:58 a.m. today near Seward Street. The glass was cracked. The damage estimate is unknown.

Vehicle accidents:

Police cited a man Wednesday after his boom truck hit and knocked down the traffic light at the McNugget intersection near the outbound side of Egan Drive around 12:30 p.m. The accident shut off power to the traffic lights at the intersection, police said. The driver, 63, was driving a flatbed truck with a crane used to haul crab pots in the Industrial Boulevard area. The crane was resting on a stack of crab pots. The man said he didn't realize the stack was as tall as it was. He was cited for operating a vehicle of excessive height, meaning, taller than 13 feet, 6 inches. The Department of Transportation completed repairs to the intersection around 5 p.m.

Hit-and-run incidents:

A woman reported at 8:44 a.m. Wednesday from Riverside Drive that an unknown vehicle hit her Ford extended-cab truck. Estimated damage to the truck is unknown.



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