Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, May 05, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken boating:

• Trooper wildlife-enforcement officers arrested Reginald Demmert, 45, on a charge of drunken operation of a watercraft Saturday in Auke Bay. They observed Demmert having trouble while docking his 15-foot Boston Whaler. They measured his blood-alcohol concentration at .304 percent. Demmert was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Jerri Davis, 27, on charges of drunken driving and driving with a revoked license at 2:35 p.m. Monday on North Douglas Highway. They also arrested her on a felony domestic-violence criminal mischief charge. They lodged her at the state prison and impounded the vehicle she was driving.

Theft:

• A Nokia cellular telephone valued at $150 was reported stolen at 3:49 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway.

Vehicle accidents:

• A man, 35, was injured after losing control of his 1982 Suzuki motorcycle at 12:04 p.m. Monday on Glacier Highway at Egan Drive near the airport. He was taken by a friend to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Damage to the motorcycle was estimated at $100.

• A 1997 Ford truck driven by a man, 18, allegedly struck a 1994 Mustang, driven by a man, 35, at 5:42 p.m. Monday on Mendenhall Loop Road at Cinema Drive. No one was reported injured. Damage to the truck was estimated at $2,000. Damage to the Mustang was estimated at $1,000.

Vandalism:

• A woman reported at 3:47 p.m. Monday that the door to her apartment near Northwood Drive in Lemon Creek was broken down. Nothing was discovered missing from the apartment. Damage to the door was estimated at $150.

Traffic stops:

• Troopers reported that a man, 45, from Chaoteau, Mont., was stopped in a 1972 Chevrolet Blazer at 1:58 p.m. Monday on Egan Drive on a charge of failing to signal a turn. He was issued a a summons to appear in court on a charge of driving while his license was suspended.

• A man, 30, was cited by police at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday on South Franklin Street on a charge of driving without a license. He was lodged at the state prison after they arrested him on a warrant for unspecified charges out of Oregon. Police also charged him with an Alaska misdemeanor of being a fugitive from justice.

• Police cited a man, 42, on a charge of driving without a license at 6:51 a.m. Tuesday on Glacier Highway in Lemon Creek. They released the man and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Disturbance:

• Police arrested a man on a charge of disturbing the peace at 2:02 a.m. Tuesday near Third Street. They lodged him at the state prison.

Found property:

• A woman, 46, reported at 12:34 p.m. Monday that she lost her blue covered checkbook Sunday in the Mendenhall Mall.

Animal encounters:

• A man reported at 11:15 p.m. Monday that a bear cub ran across Douglas Highway and Crow Hill Drive in Douglas.

Crime Line

A trombone was reported stolen from the Floyd Dryden Middle School band room.

The Yamaha model YSL354 trombone, with the serial number 319012, was in a black case with a dent in a bottom corner. The instrument is valued at $600.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line immediately.

If you are interested in becoming a board member of Crime Line, please write P.O. Box 20141, Juneau, AK, 99802.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross section of the community and is designed to aid police agencies in their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to claim a reward of up to $1,000. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to juneaucrime@yahoo.com.

Safety tip: Keep track of the identification numbers of your valuables or engrave television sets an other household valuables with an identifiable number or label.



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