Police and Fire

Posted: Friday, March 29, 2002

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

Sarah Huebschen, 22, was arrested for driving while intoxicated at 1:02 a.m. this morning on Douglas Highway at John Street. She additionally was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


At 7:05 a.m. Thursday, a caller reported the theft of a backpack containing school books on Douglas Highway. The backpack and its damaged contents later were recovered.

At 9:32 a.m. Thursday, a caller reported the theft of a license plate from a Ford Explorer.

Snowshoes and two tennis rackets were reported stolen on Mark Alan Street at 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

A caller reported the theft of a men's blue bicycle, valued at $50, from the Marine Parking Garage at 11:54 a.m. Thursday.

At 2:31 p.m. Thursday, a caller reported that his vehicle had been rifled in the Mendenhall Post Office parking lot sometime between 4 and 8 a.m. A handicapped parking card was taken.

At 3:50 p.m. Thursday, police received a report of a theft of a boys' chrome BMX bicycle valued at $120. The theft occurred on Douglas Highway.

Vehicle accidents:

At 7:58 a.m. Thursday, a Ford pickup operated by a 40-year-old man struck a Mercury Mystique operated by a 25-year-old woman on inbound Egan Drive at Harris Harbor. Each vehicle sustained $2,000 damage. The driver of the pickup was cited for failure to yield when making a left turn.

At 12:34 p.m. Thursday, a 1996 Volkswagen operated by a 32-year-old woman was struck by a 1990 Subaru operated by a 59-year-old man on Riverside Drive at Mall Road. The Volkswagen sustained $2,000 damage, while the Subaru suffered an unknown amount of damage. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

Animal encounters:

At 11:33 p.m. Thursday, police received a report of a bear standing on the side of the road at Mendenhall Loop Road and Nancy Street. An officer was unable to locate the bear.


At 9:45 a.m. Thursday, a Nokia cell phone was reported lost.

At 2:42 a.m. this morning, an 18-year-old man was cited and released for disturbing the peace after being issued two verbal warnings regarding loud music. The incidents occurred on Nowell Avenue.

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