Police & Fire

Posted: Friday, May 30, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drugs:

• The Southeast Alaska Narcotics Enforcement Team has seized more than $12,000 in suspected illegal drug proceeds and drug paraphernalia since May 24 from a commercial property near Glacier Highway, according to a SEANET press release Thursday.

The investigation is continuing and suspects have been identified, but no arrests have been made. SEANET is comprised of Alaska State Troopers and local police departments of various Southeast communities.

Driving while intoxicated:

• Alessandro Hill, 23, was arrested for drunken driving at 7:27 p.m. Wednesday near Front Street. He was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Fire:

• Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire on Basin Road at about 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Capt. Lynn Rydell said the fire was contained to a small, one-bedroom, basement apartment. The blaze was extinguished in 5 to 10 minutes. No one was in the structure at the time, officials said.

The cause remains under investigation.

Vehicle accidents:

• A man, 70, backed his 2001 Honda into a parked 1998 Ford at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday near Teal Street. No significant damage was reported.

• A man, 54, was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 3:09 p.m. Wednesday near Glacier Highway and Lena Loop while driving his 1995 Chevy Caprice. The vehicle was totaled and the man was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

• A man, 25, drove his 1996 Plymouth into a parked 1991 Dodge at 4:23 p.m. Wednesday near South Franklin Street.

• A woman, 48, reported at 7:01 a.m. Thursday her green Toyota Camry was hit by an unknown vehicle in a hit-and-run accident near Riverside Drive.

• A woman, 22, struck a deer with her 1993 Ford Escort at 8:27 a.m. Thursday near Egan Drive and Sunny Point. The Escort sustained $1,000 in damage. The deer could not be located.

• A man, 26, drove his 1995 Chevrolet Bus into a parked 2002 Chevrolet at 11:29 a.m. Thursday near Fifth and Gold streets. The 2002 Chevy sustained $2,500 in damage. The man was cited for careless driving.

Assault:

• A man, 24, was arrested at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday near Pocket Park for assaulting an officer and criminal mischief. He was transported to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Theft:

• A Nokia cell phone with a dark blue cover was reported stolen at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday near Glacier Avenue. The phone is worth $100.

• About 200 gallons of fuel was reported stolen from an exterior storage tank at 1:58 p.m. Wednesday near Brandy Lane.

Bear complaints:

• A black bear was reported running across the road at 2:52 p.m. Wednesday near Dixon Street.

Alcohol-related calls: 6.



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