Police and fire blotter

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2000

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

Thefts, lost/found items:

A woman, 57, reported about 10:15 a.m. Thursday that her 14-year-old son's prescription eyeglasses were stolen in the Lemon Creek area. The glasses are valued at $305. There were no leads or suspects.

A contractor working on the steamship dock near Marine Park reported shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday that the ``Welcome to Juneau'' sign is missing. He last saw it about three weeks ago. The wooden sign measures about 2 by 4 feet and weighs about 80 pounds.


A man, 40, reported about 7:15 a.m. Thursday that there was an altercation between two customers at a location on Mendenhall Mall Road. The victim was gone upon the arrival of police. A man, 52, was placed under citizen's arrest for assault and additionally charged with marijuana possession. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

A boy, 16, was charged with assault about 8 a.m. Thursday at Cornerstone teen shelter after he punched a boy, 13. The suspect was transported to and lodged at the Johnson Youth Center.

An intoxicated man, 26, was arrested about 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Juneau Recovery Hospital for assault, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. He was treated for injuries at Bartlett Regional Hospital and then lodged at state prison.

Police responded about 8:45 p.m. Thursday to a report of a disturbance at Marine View. They subsequently contacted and arrested a man, 43, for domestic violence assault and for an outstanding JPD warrant. He was lodged at state prison.

Police responded to an address on Glacier Highway shortly after midnight today and arrested a man, 25, for assault and criminal trespass. He was lodged at state prison.

A woman, 27, was warned by police for misuse of 911 about 1:30 a.m. today on Delta Drive. A man, 39, at the same address was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Craig police for domestic violence assault. Alcohol was involved in the incident.

A man, 23, was arrested shortly before 4 a.m. today in the Mendenhall Valley for domestic violence assault and interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime. Alcohol was involved in the incident. The man was lodged at state prison.


The U.S. Forest Service reported Thursday that several picnic tables at Eagle Beach and Auke Village Recreation Area were damaged or destroyed during March and April. The tables will cost about $500 each to repair or replace. This crime carries with it a fine of up to $5,000 and up to six months in jail. Anyone with information about this vandalism should call Officer David Zuniga at the Forest Service Law Enforcement Office, 790-7429; or call the U.S. Forest Service Crime Line at 1-800-394-2316.

A woman, 57, reported about 5 p.m. Thursday that someone had come into her downtown front yard Wednesday and picked her red primroses. The blossoms were left in the garden.


Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to a 10:24 p.m. report Thursday of an injured boxer during boxing matches held by the Juneau-Douglas Boxing Club at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The boxer was treated at the scene.

A man, 29, was arrested about 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Old Dairy Road for driving while his license was revoked, evading a police officer, and three counts of reckless endangerment after being observed driving into a propane tank. Alcohol was involved in the incident. A passenger, a woman, 27, was treated at Bartlett Regional Hospital and released in good condition.

Shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday, police conducted a traffic stop on Egan Drive outbound near Mendenhall Loop Road, and cited a man, 34, for driving while his license was revoked. He was then released. The blue Ford van he was driving was impounded.

Domestic violence calls: 3.

Alcohol-related calls: 5.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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