Police & Fire

Posted: Sunday, June 11, 2006

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

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Drunken driving:

• Police arrested 25-year-old Jerry Hunter Knapp on a charge of drunken driving at 4:58 a.m. Saturday in the 5000 block of Glacier Highway. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Domestic violence:

• Police arrested a 41-year-old Juneau woman on charges of domestic-violence assault and violating conditions of release at 11:52 a.m. Saturday downtown. They lodged her at the state prison.


• Various medications were reported stolen at 9:35 a.m. Friday in a burglary from a home in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive in the Valley.

• Medications were reported stolen from a home at 11:02 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of Willoughby Avenue downtown.


• A 15-speed bicycle was reported stolen at 12:37 p.m. Thursday from a yard in the 1000 block of Arctic Circle in the Mendenhall Valley.

• A painting valued at $300, was reported stolen at 1:27 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Franklin Street downtown.

• A gas small gas tank was repoorted stolen at 1:41 p.m. Thursday in the 4400 block of Columbia Bouldevard in the valley.

• An audio unit with a compact disc player and two cases of CDs were reported stolen at 2:34 p.m. Thursday from the from the 3600 block of Amalga Street in the Valley.

• A teal bag containing medications, an ivory sperm whale tooth valued at $350, an ivory spotted seal valued at $650, a small ivory seal valued at $250 and a box of checks was reported stolen at 6:29 p.m. Friday in the 1800 block of Shell Simmons Drive.

• A red Magna 18-speed mountain bike valued at $40 was reported stolen at 8:38 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Mendenhall Loop Road.


• Graffiti vandalism was reported at 8:37 a.m. Friday on the side of a building in the 300 block of Seward Street downtown.

• A rear window broken out of a 2000 Subaru Forester was reported at 7:22 a.m. Saturday in the 3700 block of Killewich Drive.

• A sign was reported broken at 8:03 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Franklin Street.

Vehicle accident:

• Police issued a verbal warning after a an accident at 1:58 p.m. Thursday at Shattuck and Municipal ways downtown. A 2005 Honda, driven by an 84-year-old woman reportedly struck a 1984 Volkswagen driven by an 18-year-old man.

Traffic stop:

• A 44-year-old man was cited for driving without a license at 1:16 a.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of Jordan Avenue. The motorcycle he was operating was impounded.

Underage drinking:

• A 19-year-old man was cited for underage drinking at 11:40 p.m. Friday at Mendenhall Loop Road and Wren Drive.

• Police cited two 20-year-old women on charges of underage drinking at 1:39 a.m. Friday near Third Street in Douglas. One of the women also was cited for providing false information to the police.

• Police cited two man, ages 18 and 19, on charges of underage drinking at 3:49 a.m. Friday in the 1800 block of Douglas Highway.

Animal encounters:

• It was reported at 12:42 p.m. Friday that a glacier bear was struck by a vehicle at mile 25 on Glacier Highway. The bear fled the scene.

• A bear was reported near Sixth Street downtown.

• A mother bear and two cubs were reported at 9:28 p.m. Thursdy in a tree at picnic grounds near Lena Loop Road.

Calls related to alcohol: 7.

Calls related to domestic violence: 1.

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