Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Theft:

• A man reported the theft of a wireless transmitter at 9:57 a.m. Tuesday near Harbor Way. The transmitter was valued at $250.

Vandalism:

• A man reported vandalism to his retaining wall at 3:18 p.m. Monday near Glacier Avenue. No damage estimate was available.

Vehicle accident:

• Police cited a man, 47, on a charge of failing to yield from a stop after the 1994 Geo truck he was driving struck a 2001 Kia at 3:19 p.m. Monday on Glacier Highway. Damage to the Kia was estimated at $1,000. No damage was reported to the Geo.

Found property:

• A man reported at 7:01 p.m. Monday finding a credit card reader off to the side of Glacier Highway. Police placed it in safekeeping.

Vehicle fire:

• Capital City Fire & Rescue crews reported extinguishing a fire in the engine compartment of a 1989 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck at 10:18 a.m. Monday in the parking lot of a Glacier Highway business. Wiring problems reportedly started the fire. Damage was estimated at $500.

Crime Line

Police are looking for vandals who struck the Juneau Fire Department last month.

Between Jan. 9 and 12, a large rock was used to break out a window of the business offices at 820 Glacier Ave. Damage was estimated at $700.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line immediately.

If you are interested in becoming a board member of Crime Line, please write P.O. Box 20141, Juneau, AK, 99802.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross section of the community and is designed to aid police agencies in their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to claim a reward of up to $1,000. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to juneaucrime@yahoo.com.



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