Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


A few minutes before midnight Tuesday, a woman, 32, was arrested in front of a downtown bar for domestic violence assault. Alcohol was involved in the incident. She was transported to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts, lost and found property:

About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 53, reported he lost his wallet the afternoon of Feb. 14 either at Donna's Restaurant or Riverbend Elementary School.

About 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, a citizen turned in a bike that was found at the Marine Way Parking Garage. The bicycle was placed in safekeeping.


On Tuesday, arrest warrants for third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, violating conditions of release and contempt of court were issued and served on two Juneau men, 22 and 18 years old. The 18-year-old had been appointed by the court as the 22-year-old's third-party custodian, said Sgt. Ray Culbreth of the Southeast Alaska Narcotics Enforcement Team (SEANET). The men were arrested in a parking lot near Harborview School. Both were lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. The older man's bail was set at $25,000. Investigation is ongoing, Culbreth said.


Capitol City Fire & Rescue responded about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday to the report of smoke coming from the Oriental Express on Seward Street. The building was unoccupied when crews arrived. The smoke came from food left cooking unattended on the stove; the food had burned. Firefighters ventilated the building and had cleaned up within an hour. There was no structural damage and there were no injuries.

Vehicle accidents:

Shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 50, was cited for driving with an invalid license after the 1989 Ford Tempo she was driving slid off Egan Drive into the display anchor in front of the Breakwater Inn. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1,500.

About 2:13 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to the intersection of Egan Drive and Vanderbilt Hill Road for a two-vehicle accident. One driver, a woman, 55, was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital by ambulance. She was treated and released for cervical strain. Both vehicles were towed. Amount of damage to the vehicles was unknown.

Hit-and-run incidents:

About 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 29, reported his vehicle had been hit-and-run some time in December or January. Damage was to the passenger side and the tailgate. There were neither leads nor suspects.

Shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 30, reported her vehicle hit-and-run while parked at Merchants Wharf on Monday. There were no leads or suspects.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

Crime Line

Juneau Crime Line Inc. 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 an assault reported to the Juneau Police Department on Feb. 9. The incident occurred on a Mendenhall Valley bike path about 1 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7. If you have information, call Crime Line at 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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