Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2002

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


Police arrested a 47-year-old woman at 6:23 p.m. Tuesday in the Mendenhall Valley area for making a false domestic violence report. She was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Her bail was set at $500. Police believe alcohol was a factor in this incident.


A man reported at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday the theft of his OMC Outdrive motor valued at $4,000.


A woman reported at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday from Mendenhall Loop Road that collector bills and medication were taken from her residence. Police have no leads or suspects.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

A man reported at 11:17 a.m. from University Drive a smiley face painted on a sidewalk. Estimated damage is $1,000.

Police arrested a man, 20, for domestic violence-criminal mischief and cited him for underage drinking at 12:07 a.m. today near Douglas Highway and David Street. He was lodged at the state prison.

Vehicle accidents:

Police cited a woman, 44, for careless driving following a two-vehicle accident at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday near Douglas Highway. A 1997 Honda, driven by a man, 49, was struck by a 1993 Dodge driven by the woman. Both vehicles sustained $5,000 in damage.

Hit-and-run incidents:

A woman reported at 3:47 p.m. Tuesday from Third Street and Franklin Street that her 1992 Mazda pickup truck was struck by an unknown vehicle between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

Animal encounters:

A bear was reported at 9:03 a.m. Tuesday on Glacier Highway in Lemon Creek. The bear was not being aggressive.


Police arrested a boy, 17, for forgery and theft. He was lodged at the Johnson Youth Center.

Domestic violence calls: 2.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

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 vandalism, equipment damage and theft of hood ornaments at a business in the Montana Creek area Sept. 8. Police did not release the name of the business. The hood ornaments are described as MACH Bulldogs. The combined value of the damage and stolen property is $5,000. The business is offering a reward an additional reward of $2,000.

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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