Police & Fire

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

• Edward Rumber, 46, of Washington state, was arrested for drunken driving at 8:03 p.m. Sunday near Glacier Highway. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Assaults:

• A man, 30, was placed under citizen's arrest for assault at 12:14 a.m. Sunday near Front Street. Police believe alcohol was a factor in this incident. He was lodged at the state prison.

Thefts:

• About 110 CDs, valued at $1,650, were reported stolen at 12:14 p.m. Saturday from Commercial Boulevard.

• A brown leather wallet was reported stolen at 9:56 p.m. Saturday near Front Street.

Drugs:

• Police arrested Daemon Vergo, 28, on a Juneau warrant at 9:46 p.m. Sunday near Davis Avenue. He is charged with five counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a felony. He was lodged at the state prison and is being held on a $10,000 bail.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a man, 20, and a boy, 17, for underage drinking at 11:48 p.m. Saturday near the Douglas Bridge. A boy, 17, also was cited for tobacco possession. They later were released.

• Police cited a boy, 17, for alcohol possession at 12:50 a.m. Sunday near Glacier Highway. He was released.

Other:

• Police arrested a man, 20, on an outstanding warrant at 1:23 p.m. Saturday near Melrose Street. The warrant charges the man failed to pay fines, failed to comply with his alcohol screening recommendations, and failed to comply with the conditions of his probation. The original charge was drunken driving. He was lodged at the state prison.

• A Fairbanks man was arrested at 8:39 p.m. Saturday near outbound Egan Drive near Vanderbilt Hill Drive on an outstanding warrant. The warrant charges him with fourth-degree misconduct with a controlled substance. He was lodged at the state prison.

• Police cited a man, 28, for endangering the welfare of a child at 1:30 a.m. today near Glacier Highway. Police believe alcohol was a factor in this incident.

• The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a call early today at Point Retreat that a man, 65, on the fishing vessel The Martina, was having a seizure. A Coast Guard EMT was sent to the boat. The man was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The man's name was not released.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 7.

Drug-related calls: 2.



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