Police and fire blotter

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2000

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

Driving while intoxicated:

After receiving numerous reports about 8 p.m. Friday of a driver swerving on Egan Drive outbound, police pulled over and arrested Robert T. Mosher, 38, for driving while intoxicated and for driving with a blood-alcohol level over 0.10 percent. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

James I. Millican, 52, was arrested about 3:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier parking lot for driving while intoxicated. He was additionally charged with refusal to take a breath test. He was lodged at state prison.

Thefts, lost/found items:

A man, 46, reported about 8 a.m. Friday that his green polar fleece vest was stolen Thursday evening while he was attending the Folk Festival at Centennial Hall. His wallet was in the pocket of the vest. There were no leads or suspects.

A woman, 32, reported about noon Saturday that she lost a camera at Cope Park on Friday about 3 p.m. The camera is a black, 35mm Rebel model; it was not in a case but did have a black shoulder strap and a large lens attached.


Juneau Parks and Recreation reported Thursday that unknown persons had painted the 4-foot-high boulder at the entrance to Cope Park with gold paint. They hoped to borrow pressure-washing equipment to remove the paint at minimal expense to taxpayers. Officials said the boulder, to which a memorial plaque is attached, is an ongoing target for graffiti, which can be difficult to remove from rock.

A woman, 25, reported about 7 p.m. Friday vandalism to her residence in the Lemon Creek area. An investigation continues.

Police received a report at 8:48 p.m. Friday of a vehicle set on fire on Glacier Highway. An investigation continues.

Vehicle accidents:

Police responded to Ross Way and Glacier Avenue about 8:30 a.m. Friday after receiving a report of a white Neon operated by a man, 23, which struck a blue Golf, operated by a girl, 16. The man was issued a citation for careless driving.

Both police and firefighters responded about 11:30 a.m. Friday to multiple reports of a one-vehicle accident on Thane Road at Sheep Creek. In the vehicle were a girl, 16, who was driving, and three passengers. Two boys, both 15, and a boy, 14, had minor injuries. The vehicle, a blue Ford Taurus, was totaled and privately towed. A citation was pending.

Underage drinking:

Shortly before noon Friday, the assistant principal of Juneau-Douglas High School requested officer assistance with a student who appeared to be intoxicated. Police responded and cited the boy, 15, for minor consumption of alcohol. He was released to his parents.

After receiving a report about 11:30 p.m. Friday of a suspicious subject on Short Court, police cited a boy, 15, for minor consuming. He was released to a parent.


Glacier Fire Station volunteers responded about 9 p.m. Friday to a car fire at Eagle Beach. The burning vehicle appeared to be abandoned and the cause of the fire is unknown, firefighters said Saturday. It took a little over half an hour to extinguish the blaze.


Police responded to a traffic complaint about 10:30 a.m. Friday from Mendenhall Mall Road. A man, 22, was issued a citation for driving while his license was revoked. He was given courtesy transportation to a residence in the Mendenhall Valley.

Police conducted a traffic stop about 9 p.m. Friday on St. Ann's Avenue on a green Dodge. A girl, 15, was cited for driving without a valid operator's license. A woman, 47, was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to drive.

Alcohol-related calls: 4.

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