Police and fire

Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


Just before 11 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 35, was arrested on North Douglas Highway for domestic violence assault. Alcohol was involved in the incident. The man was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts, lost and found property:

About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 44, reported her black checkbook-style wallet stolen from her vehicle parked on Delta Drive some time Monday night.

About 1 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 45, reported she lost her maroon checkbook-style wallet on Glacier Highway.

About 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of the theft of a purse belonging to a girl, 15, on Glacier Avenue. The black purse contained a pager.

Shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, a boy, 15, was cited at Big Kmart for concealment of merchandise. Alcohol was involved in the incident. The suspect was also charged with minor consumption of alcohol and possession of tobacco. He was released to Cornerstone youth shelter.

About 5:15 a.m. today, a man, 28, reported finding a red Diamondback bicycle in the parking lot of the Driftwood Lodge Motel.


Capital City Fire & Rescue responded at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday to a report of gasoline leaking from a parked automobile on West 11th Street. The incident was corrected without further damage.

Capital City Fire & Rescue responded just after noon Tuesday to a false fire alarm call on South Franklin Street.

A flurry of reports of a boat on fire and a man in the water at Auke Bay about 8 a.m. today turned out to be a training exercise conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Liberty.

Vehicle accidents:

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, a 1989 Dodge operated by a man, 21, struck a 1983 American Eagle operated by a woman, 35, which had stopped on Glacier Highway to turn. The man was cited by police for failure to maintain a safe distance. Each vehicle had $3,000 damage.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 71, reported his 2000 Dodge Durango was struck by an unknown vehicle within the last week. The Dodge sustained damage to its right front fender estimated at $687.

About 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 36, reported his 1994 Accura was struck by an unknown vehicle while parked near Centennial Hall on Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The vehicle sustained $300 to $500 in damage to the driver's side rear bumper.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

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 a theft reported to the Juneau Police Department on Feb. 21. The incident occurred at a parking lot at a downtown boat harbor and is believed to have taken place during the night of Feb. 13. Stolen from a truck parked there were four new tires and rims, 14-inch Michelin tires with five-hole lug stock rims. The combined value is estimated between $800 and $1,000.

If you have information on this theft or any other crime, 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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