Police and fire blotter

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts/found property:

A man, 22, reported about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday that his car parked on Northwood Drive was vandalized and a speaker and radar detector were stolen. There were no leads or suspects.

A child's black mountain bike was recovered for safekeeping about 9 a.m. Wednesday in the 5600 block of North Douglas Highway.


A woman, 28, reported about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday that her son, 10, was assaulted by three other boys around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Cedar Park.

Police received a report shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday of a disturbance at an apartment building on Fourth Street downtown. Upon an officer's arrival, three teen-age male suspects had fled.

Fraud, forgery:

About 11 a.m. Wednesday, a woman, 48, reported a check was cashed from her purse, which she discovered missing March 13. The crime is under investigation.

Vehicle accidents:

Shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Egan Drive outbound. A 1969 Ford van, operated by a man, 40, had rolled over. The driver was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital by ambulance. The incident is under investigation; police said alcohol was involved. A citizen reported she had seen the man staggering drunk about 3 p.m. Wednesday in a trailer park off Glacier Highway, asking for a jump for the van. Bartlett staff said the man was discharged from the emergency department and admitted to the medical/surgical floor at 10:26 p.m. with a fractured pelvis. He remains hospitalized today.


The downtown fire station responded to a fire call at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office building on West Eighth Street. The building had been evacuated before fire personnel and equipment arrived on scene. Firefighters found an alarm had been pulled on the second floor, and judged it a ``malicious false alarm.'' The incident is under investigation.

The downtown fire station responded at 3:14 a.m. today to a vehicle fire on Glacier Highway in the Twin Lakes parking lot. The vehicle involved was a black 1986 Chevy Blazer. Firefighters extinguished the fire. Investigation continues.


A citizen reported shortly before 6 a.m. today from West 12th Street that she could hear a woman screaming ``Get the hell out of here,'' and saw objects being thrown out of a house nearby. When police responded, the woman said she had been yelling at her dog, and had had a verbal argument with a man about waking others with her yelling. There was no evidence of alcohol, no physical violence and no one was arrested.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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