Police and fire blotter

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2000

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

Driving while intoxicated:

About 2 p.m. Friday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of an apparently intoxicated person operating a boat in Gastineau Channel near downtown Juneau. Rodney Lee, 36, was arrested for driving while intoxicated and for driving a watercraft while his blood-alcohol level exceeded 0.10 percent. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts, lost/found items:

The store manager of Big Kmart reported about 11:30 a.m. Friday there had been a theft by an employee. Details were not available.

About 4:40 a.m. Saturday, police arrested a man, 35, on Gold Street for one count of trespassing and two counts of attempted trespassing stemming from a report of vehicle riflings on Gold Street. The man was lodged at state prison.

About 8 a.m. Friday, Alaska State Troopers received a report of three burglaries in Thorne Bay. Carol Flink, owner of the restaurant Some Place to Go, reported about $50 was stolen from her business Thursday night. Daniel Haynes, owner of Bayview Fuel and Tire, reported the front door of his shop was damaged when someone unsuccessfully tried to force it open. Nicholas Gefre, owner of Petro Alaska, reported someone had stolen about $2,000 from his business Thursday night. Investigations of all three burglaries are continuing. Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call the Klawock post of the troopers at 907 755-2918.


A 911 call about 10:30 p.m. Thursday sent troopers to the North Tongass Highway in Ketchikan. They arrested a man, 63, for fourth-degree domestic violence assault.

Warrant arrests:

Shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a complaint of camping behind Cornerstone Emergency Shelter. They interviewed several juveniles. A girl, 13, was arrested on a $125 trooper enforcement warrant because she had failed to comply with conditions of probation - part of conditions of a sentence stemming from an original charge of consuming alcohol. She was transported to and lodged at Johnson Youth Center.


Auke Bay firefighters and others responded about 8 p.m. Friday to a report of a fire on East Glacier Trail. The fire was confined to a tiny grassy area and a small tree about half a mile from the trailhead. Firefighters extinguished the blaze within an hour.


Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a medical call at 1:50 p.m. Friday on Mendenhall Peninsula Road. An elderly woman was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital about 2:30 p.m. A Bartlett nursing supervisor said four elderly women had been treated at the hospital on Friday, two of whom were admitted and in stable condition. She could not say which one of the four was the patient from Mendenhall Peninsula Road.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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