Police and Fire

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• A boy, 17, was arrested at 12:23 a.m. Saturday near Douglas Highway and charged with drunken driving, underage drinking and felony eluding. He was released to his parents.

• Matthew Hernandez, 27, was arrested at 3:20 a.m. Saturday near Twin Lakes and charged with drunken driving and reckless endangerment. He was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Traffic accidents:

• A male bicyclist, 49, was unable to dodge a 1992 Toyota Corolla in a traffic accident reported at 10:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Glacier Highway and Williams Express.

The cyclist was riding inbound on Glacier Highway when the driver of the Corolla turned in front of him. The driver was attempting to turn left from Glacier Highway, outbound at Williams Express.

The bike struck the front fender of the car, and the cyclist was ejected over the Toyota's hood. Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel examined the cyclist and transported him to Bartlett Regional Hospital by ambulance. He was treated for minor injuries and released.

The Toyota sustained $250 in damage. The bike, valued at $1,200, was a total loss. The driver of the car was cited for careless driving.

Thefts:

• A black and pink Huffy girls' mountain bike with a chrome rack was reported stolen at 4:11 p.m. Saturday near Mendenhall Loop Road. The bike is valued at $80.

• A vehicle was reported stolen at 5:39 p.m. Saturday near Glacier Highway. It was later returned.

• About $70 was reported stolen from a wallet at 9:01 p.m. Saturday near Third Street

• A black vertical mountain bike was reported stolen at 9:40 p.m. near Kimberly Street. The bike was valued at $150.

Vandalism:

• A man, 34, reported at 11:52 a.m. Sunday that his 1993 Dodge Neon was vandalized sometime within the last two days near North Street. The car sustained scratches to the hood and the driver-side front panel.

Found property:

• A Juneau police officer found a bag of stuffed bunnies on the road at 3:54 p.m. Saturday near Channel Drive. The bunnies were placed in safekeeping.

• A blue and purple BMX style roadmaster bike was reported found at 10:20 a.m. Sunday near Alaway Ave. The bike was placed into safekeeping.

Other:

• A man, 22, was arrested at 11:50 p.m. Saturday and charged with being drunk on a licensed premise near Front Street. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.



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