Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


• A man reported at 11:21 a.m. Tuesday that a soft drink machine and a display case were damaged sometime since November in a burglary near Clinton Street in the Mendenhall Valley.


• A man reported at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday that an automotive battery was stolen from his Chevrolet pickup truck two minutes earlier near Village Street.

Vehicle riflings:

• A woman reported at 4:48 p.m. Monday that her 1998 Chevrolet Lumina was rifled the previous night while it was parked near Lawson Creek Road in West Juneau. Nothing was reported missing.

• A woman reported at 5:13 p.m. Monday that her Ford Explorer was rifled sometime the previous night near Crow Hill Drive in West Juneau. Nothing was reported missing.

• A woman reported at 9 p.m. Monday that about 35 compact discs in a case and a black purse were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Long Run Drive in the Mendenhall Valley.


• A man reported at 2:16 p.m. Monday that a tempered glass panel of a bus stop shelter was vandalized sometime the previous night on Glacier Highway.

• A man reported at 6:52 a.m. Tuesday that his 1999 Mitsubishi was vandalized near James Boulevard in the Mendenhall Valley.

Vehicle accidents:

• At 12:24 p.m. Monday, a man reported that a 2001 Dodge van struck an awning at a building near Glacier Highway. Damage was estimated at $100.

• Police cited a boy, 16, on a charge of negligent driving at 4:04 p.m. Monday, after allegedly driving a 1991 Subaru Justy into a ditch near Glacier Highway. The vehicle sustained about $500 in damage to the front bumper and was privately towed away.

• No one was reported injured in an accident at 6:53 p.m. Monday on inbound Egan Drive and Sunny Point that left two vehicles totaled. A woman, 20, operating a 1992 Nissan Sentra, reportedly turned into the path of a woman, 30, driving a 1995 Saturn. The vehicles were privately towed away.

Traffic stop:

• Police cited a woman, 23, on a charge of driving with her license revoked, canceled or suspended at 9:34 p.m. Monday at Wittier Street and Willoughby Avenue. The woman was released, and the vehicle she was driving was impounded.

Lost property:

• A man reported at 3:01 p.m. Monday that he had lost a red leather wallet with a zipper enclosure near Riverside Drive in the Mendenhall Valley. The financial loss was estimated at $85.

• A man reported at 5:20 p.m. Monday that he lost his black leather wallet the previous night, somewhere in Juneau. The wallet reportedly contained identification, a credit card and $300.

• A woman reported at 9:50 p.m. Monday that she lost her brown vinyl wallet, holding miscellaneous cards and about $45 in cash, somewhere in Juneau.

Found property:

• A woman brought a black, orange and gray compact disc case in to the police department at 3:55 p.m. Monday after reportedly finding it near Kelly Court and Sawa Circle in the Mendenhall Valley. Police placed it in safekeeping.

• A man brought a small green duffel bag containing a blue Nokia cellular telephone and other personal items into the police station at 3:42 p.m. Monday. The duffel bag reportedly was found near Hospital drive and, with its contents, was valued at $150.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a woman, 19, on a charge of underage drinking at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday near Cinema Drive.

Crime Line:

At 9 a.m. on Feb. 12, a woman reported a U.S. government vehicle had its rear window smashed out on Vintage Boulevard.

Reported stolen from the vehicle was a North Face backpack that held survival gear valued at $600.

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, 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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