Police and fire blotter

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2000

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

Thefts, lost/found items:

Shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday, a man, 37, reported to police that he had found a heavy duty nail gun in the middle of the intersection of Egan Drive inbound and Riverside Drive.

A woman, 57, reported shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday that she lost her dark brown purse in the downtown parking garage.

Shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday, a girl, 15, was arrested at Timberwolf, a gift shop on South Franklin Street, for shoplifting. The suspect was released into the custody of her mother.


About 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, a boy, 14, was placed under citizen's arrest at Cornerstone for assault on a woman, 44, and lodged at the Johnson Youth Center. Police responded to Cornerstone after receiving a report of threatening behavior.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday, police arrested a man, 38, for domestic violence assault in West Juneau after an altercation with a woman, 34. The man was additionally charged with interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime. He was lodged at state prison. Alcohol was involved.

Disorderly conduct:

Minutes after 1 a.m. today, police arrested a man, 24, on Front Street for disorderly conduct. He was released at the scene.


About 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, a woman, 24, reported that her 1991 Jetta had been the victim of a hit-and-run incident on Gastineau Avenue. There were neither leads nor suspects. An estimate of damage was unavailable.


Shortly after 5 p.m., a woman, 43, reported vandalism by children to her vehicle in Switzer Village Mobile Home Park.

Warrant arrests:

Police responded about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday to a report of an altercation on Sitka Street between a woman, 28, and a man, 40. The man was arrested on two outstanding Juneau Police Department warrants.

About 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, a man, 30, was arrested near Auke Bay harbor on an outstanding JPD warrant for failing to satisfy judgment on an original charge of driving while intoxicated.


About 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, police and Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a car fire in a Glacier Highway trailer park. The fire was out within 10 minutes.

Police and firefighters responded to the report of a fire shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul. Cause of the alarm turned out to be burnt food. There was no structural damage.


At 8:45 a.m. today, firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle leaking gasoline on Main Street. No action was taken.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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