Police & Fire

Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2006

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

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Drunken driving:

• Police arrested 36-year-old Westly Dawson on a charge of drunken driving at 12:56 p.m. Tuesday in the 2000 block of Skaters Cabin Road. He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center and the vehicle he drove was impounded.

Interfering with an officer

• Police arrested a 27-year-old man on a charge of interfering with an officer, at 10:57 p.m. Tuesday in the 9200 block of Cinema Drive. He was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


• A 19-year-old man reported the theft of a sandwich and energy drink, valued at $5, at 12:31 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of West 10th Street.

• A 53-year-old woman reported the theft of her $200 mountain bike at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of West 12th Street.

Traffic stops:

• Police cited at 31-year-old man for driving without a license, at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday on Glacier Highway by the Valley Restaurant. The vehicle he drove was impounded.

• Police cited a 27-year-old man for driving without a license at 5:34 a.m. Wednesday on Sherwood Lane. The vehicle he drove was impounded.

• Police cited a 27-year-old man for driving without a license at 8:34 a.m. Wednesday in the 6000 block of North Douglas Highway. The vehicle he drove was impounded.

Traffic accidents:

• A 38-year-old man drove a Ford pickup into a Montana Creek Road ditch at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday, causing $8,000 in damage.

• Police cited a 38-year-old man for unsafe backing after a collision between the 1991 Volkswagen Golf he drove and a 2005 Toyota driven by a 65-year-old man, at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday in the 6700 block of Marguerite Street. Damage was estimated at $500 for the Volkswagen and $5,000 for the Toyota.

Animal encounters:

• A bear was reported trying to get into some garbage in the 4500 block of Chelsea Court at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday.

Lost property:

• A 24-year-old woman reported losing her zippered black wallet containing paperwork and identification at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday at Glacier Highway by Juneau-Douglas High School.

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