Police and fire blotter

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2000

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

Driving while intoxicated:

Shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday, police arrested Tobin Stilz, 35, on the Douglas Highway for drunken driving. They searched for Stilz after receiving a citizen complaint that the truck he was driving was weaving. Stilz was also charged with driving without a valid license. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts, lost/found items:

A woman, 39, reported about 9 a.m. Thursday that her black purse was stolen at the Glory Hole. There were no leads or suspects.

Shortly after noon Thursday, police were advised of a lost bracelet. A description and value were not given.

A man, 45, reported about 3:15 p.m. Thursday that he had lost his red cell phone somewhere in Juneau.

About 3:45 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Franklin and Front streets, police arrested a man, 53, for being in possession of stolen jewelry. Alcohol was involved in the incident.


At 9 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of an assault at Centennial Hall. They arrested a man (no age given) who had been placed under citizen's arrest for assault. He was further charged with marijuana possession and disorderly conduct. The man was lodged at state prison.

Shortly after Thursday midnight, police arrested a man, 37, on Douglas Highway for domestic violence assault. Alcohol was involved. The man was lodged at state prison.

Vehicle accidents:

About 10 a.m. Thursday, police responded to an accident involving a 1990 Ford two-door and a 2000 Jeep Wrangler on Calhoun Avenue. An ambulance also responded and advised there were no injuries. The drivers, a man, 39, and a boy, 16, were both cited for careless driving. Approximate damage was $5,000.

About 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a blue Plymouth Voyager driven by a man, 38. The Voyager was rear-ended in a parking lot on Glacier Highway by a Jeep Cherokee, driven by a man, 44. One passenger was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

About 2 p.m. Thursday, police responded to an accident on West Ninth Street involving a blue Jeep Cherokee driven by a woman, 70, and a yellow Volkswagen van driven by a woman, 26. The Jeep's driver was issued a citation for failure to yield.

Warrant arrests:

Shortly before 2 a.m. today, police conducted a traffic stop on Highland Drive and arrested a man, 33, for driving while his license was revoked. He was also arrested for three outstanding warrants: failure to comply with conditions of release (a Juneau Police department warrant); failure to comply with alcohol screening (an Alaska State Trooper warrant from Soldotna); and second-degree charge of receiving goods involved in a burglary (AST warrant from Juneau). His vehicle was impounded.


Capital City Fire & Rescue responded at 2:12 p.m. Thursday to an alarm from the Mountain View Apartments/Senior Center. It turned out to be a false alarm, accidentally triggered by construction workers, firefighters said. Jennifer Klein, manager of the Apartments, said very strong glue used in laying carpet set off the alarm. There was neither evacuation nor damage, she said.


About 10:30 a.m. Thursday, firefighters responded to a call from Shaune Drive about a construction accident. A construction worker was on a ladder, working on the side of a new building, when the ladder skidded. He rode the ladder to the pavement, a fall of 10 to 12 feet. A broken rib and broken left arm were suspected, so the man, 26, was taken by ambulance to Bartlett Regional Hospital. Bartlett spokeswoman Sheryl Washburn said the man suffered a single broken rib and was discharged in good condition.

After conducting a traffic stop on Mendenhall Boulevard shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday, police cited a man, 19, for driving while his license was suspended. The man was released. The vehicle was released at the scene to a man, 20, a licensed passenger.

About 8 a.m. Thursday, police impounded a gray Plymouth for being parked where prohibited on David Street.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 3.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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