Police and Fire

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Yago Pitka, 31, was arrested at 2:45 a.m. Saturday near Riverside Drive on charges of drunken driving and reckless endangerment. Pitka was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


• Seven CDs were reported stolen at 2:02 p.m. Thursday near Hurlock Avenue.

• About $20 worth of gasoline was reported stolen at 2:55 p.m. Thursday from a Ford truck parked near Third Street in Douglas. The gas was stolen Tuesday or Wednesday.

• A crab pot puller valued at $1,300 was reported stolen at 1:50 p.m. Friday at Auke Bay Harbor.

• Two white steel boxes were reported stolen at 2:30 p.m. Friday near Threadneedle Street.

• A blue Mongoose trick bike was reported stolen at 7:10 p.m. Thursday near Mendenhall Mall Road. The bike is valued at $100.

• A wallet and jacket were reported stolen at 1:45 a.m. Saturday near Glacier Highway.

Hit-and-run accidents:

• A business was reported struck by an unknown vehicle at 7:08 a.m. Thursday near Crest Street. The building sustained $5,000 in damage.


• A window was reported vandalized at 11 p.m. Friday near Glacier Highway and Lemon Creek.

Underage drinking:

• A woman, 18, was cited at 12:30 a.m. Saturday near First Street downtown for underage drinking. She was released.


• A man, 30, was arrested at 1:20 p.m. Friday near Seward Street on an outstanding troopers warrant for failing to comply with probation. He was lodged at the state prison.

• A man, 29, was arrested at 9 p.m. Friday near South Franklin Street on an outstanding troopers warrant for failure to pay fines, comply with probation, sixth-degree drug misconduct and assaulting a police officer. He was lodged at the state prison.

• A man, 23, was arrested at 5:10 a.m. Saturday in the Mendenhall Valley for disorderly conduct in a domestic dispute. He was lodged at the state prison.

• A man, 43, was arrested at 9:20 a.m. Saturday near Mendenhall Mall Road on an outstanding troopers warrant charging second-degree forgery. He was lodged at the state prison.

• A resident reported at 11:45 a.m. Saturday near Glacierwood Drive finding a 12-volt air compressor and a car stereo face plate.

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