Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2002

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

George Strom, 18, was arrested for drunken driving at 2:55 this morning at the intersection of 10th Street and Egan Drive. He also was charged with driving without a valid license and violating conditions of release. Strom was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Vehicle accidents:

A 12-year-boy suffered minor injuries after he hit a Dodge Durango while riding his bike this morning at the intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road and Tongass Boulevard. Police were called to the scene at 7:36 a.m. and found the boy on the side of the road. He told them he was riding fast down the bike path and did not see the vehicle. The driver of the Durango, a 31-year-old woman, said she was driving at about 5 miles per hour on Tongass, coming to a stop at the intersection, when the boy pulled out in front of her. The boy was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital and treated for minor injuries. The Durango sustained about $1,500 damage. No citations were issued.


A 24-year-old man was arrested for domestic violence assault and three counts of reckless endangerment following a domestic dispute in the West Juneau area at 9:47 p.m. Tuesday. He was lodged at the state prison.

A 35-year-old man was arrested for domestic violence assault following a domestic dispute in Douglas at 2:17 this morning. He was lodged at the state prison.


A boy's 20-inch bicycle with a blue and silver frame was reported stolen from Foster Avenue at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday.

A caller reported the theft of his dark gray 1993 Mercury Cougar from along Douglas Highway at 3:41 a.m. today.


A caller reported the loss of a purple purse at 8:16 a.m. Tuesday. Alcohol was involved.

A CD case with CDs was found on Glacier Spur Road and turned in to police at 2:51 p.m. Tuesday.

A man's mountain bike was found at the intersection of Short Court and Tongass Boulevard at 3:51 p.m. Tuesday.

A boy's single-speed bicycle with a black and white frame was found on Mendenhall Loop Road at Trinity Drive at 5:49 p.m. Tuesday.

A 39-year-old man was arrested on charges of criminal mischief following a domestic dispute in the Mendenhall Valley at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday. He was lodged at the state prison.

Domestic violence calls: 3.

Alcohol-related calls: 4.

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 stealing a 12-foot Stihl extension saw from a work site at the Mendenhall Loop Road-Egan Drive intersection March 18. The orange and white power saw is model number HT-75 and its serial number is 243081133. Its estimated value is $650.

If you have information on this 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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