Police and fire

Posted: Friday, June 09, 2000

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

Driving while intoxicated:

Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Jennifer Drive. Brent Evin Knott, 22, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Knott's passenger, a boy, 19, was cited and released for minor consuming. Knott was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts, lost/found items:

A man reported about 10 a.m. Thursday that he had misplaced his tan travel backpack containing fishing gear and a brown wallet somewhere in Juneau.

About 3 p.m. Thursday, a woman reported finding a boy's red six-speed mountain bike near Long Run Drive and Portage Boulevard.

About 3 p.m. Thursday, police were given a small blue cloth pouch found at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The pouch was placed into safekeeping.

About 3:30 p.m. Thursday, a woman reported a gold ring taken from the Billiken Gift Shop. There were neither leads nor suspects.

A video of the Dzantiki'i Heeni Middle School graduation of June 3 was reported stolen about 4 p.m. Thursday by a woman. Pamela Brewer requests the return of the expensive video. If it is returned, there will be no questions asked.

About 3:45 p.m. Thursday, a man reported the theft of his cell phone, valued at $180. The phone was stolen from a booth in the Valley McDonald's while he left it unattended.

Vehicle accidents:

About 5 p.m. Thursday, a woman, 40, reported a minor vehicle accident involving a 1997 Plymouth van and a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier in the parking of the Zach Gordon Teen Center. She exchanged information with the other driver, a woman, 32.

Shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday, a green 1991 Ford truck operated by a man, 24, rear-ended a 1992 brown Subaru operated by a woman, 53, on Douglas Highway. The truck suffered about $100 damage; the Subaru, about $1,000.

About 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a non-injury accident on Douglas Highway at Lawson Creek Bridge. A 1998 Chevy Blazer operated by a woman, 39, sustained about $7,000 damage. A 1993 gray Fork pickup operated by a man, 20, sustained about $1,000 damage.


A woman, 35, reported about 4 p.m. Thursday that her vehicle had been the victim of a hit and run while parked on Shattuck Way. Damage was estimated at $500.

Warrant arrests:

About 3:30 a.m. today, a man, 20, was arrested on Glacier Highway on two outstanding Juneau Police Department warrants for failure to appear and trespass totaling $775 cash, and one Alaska State Trooper warrant for non-compliance with substance-abuse treatment stemming from theft and burglary charges. He was also cited for minor consuming. He was lodged at state prison.

Underage drinking:

Shortly before 1 a.m. today, a man, 30, was cited and released at the Alaskan Bar for furnishing alcohol to a minor. A boy, 20, was cited and released for minor consuming.


The cruise ship Dawn Princess reported about 11 a.m. Thursday that a passenger had fallen and hit her head. Firefighters responded and transported a woman, 45, to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment. The woman was discharged from the emergency room about 3 hours later with scalp lacerations and a fracture to the frontal bone; she was discharged in good condition, a hospital spokesman said.

About 4:30 p.m. Thursday, a man, 38, was cited at Sandy Beach for driving without a valid license. He was released at the scene. The vehicle was left legally parked.

About 11 p.m. Thursday, police conducted a stop on a man, 21, in the Mendenhall Valley, and arrested him for driving without a valid license. The man was released.

Alcohol-related calls: 3.

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