Police and fire blotter

Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2000

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

Driving while intoxicated:

Shortly before midnight, Roy Martin, 41, was arrested on Egan Drive inbound for driving while intoxicated and for driving with a blood-alcohol level over 0.10 percent. He was additionally charged with reckless endangerment. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. His pickup was impounded.

Thefts, lost/found items:

A woman, 36, reported about 10 a.m. Wednesday the theft of her son's silver trick bike from the Lemon Creek area.

About 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, a woman, 38, reported a bank bag lost on May 1 from the National Bank of Alaska's Mendenhall Valley branch.

About 3 p.m. Wednesday, police received a report of a found silver Royce Union trick bike in the Cornerstone area.

A woman, age unknown known, reported about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday that she had misplaced her small, brown wallet sometime Tuesday on the cruise ship dock.

About 11 p.m. Wednesday, a woman, 46, reported the car stereo had been removed from her vehicle parked on Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. The vehicle was also scratched.

About 3 a.m. today, police found a backpack at Sandy Beach and placed it into safekeeping.

About 6 p.m. Wednesday, a woman, 31, reported the theft of her wallet (which contained only change) from her unlocked vehicle on Mendenhall Loop Road. The theft occurred sometime Tuesday night. There were neither leads nor suspects.

Sex crime:

About 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, police arrested a man, 20, for first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and attempted sexual abuse of a minor at an undisclosed Juneau location. He was lodged at state prison.


About 2 p.m. Wednesday a man, 19, reported his white Toyota Celica was hit at the North Douglas boat launch. Damage was to the driver's side rear quarter panel.


Wednesday afternoon, a Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued an ailing Los Angeles detective from a fishing boat in Peril Strait, about 60 miles southwest of Juneau. The man suffered abdominal pains and bleeding. He was transported to Sitka for medical treatment.

Animal encounters:

Police received four calls Thursday about bear sightings. Calls came in about 11 a.m. from South Franklin; about 10 p.m. from Gold Belt Avenue; about 10:45 p.m. from Kiowa Drive; and about 11 p.m. from Trinity Drive.

Police responded Thursday to reports of two black bears in the Gastineau Avenue and South Franklin Street area. One man thought he was charged by one of the bears, but it turned out he was actually blocking a route of egress. The bears, one blondish and one black in color, have been using Decker Way (the stairway near the Glory Hole that rises from Franklin to Gastineau) as a thoroughfare. First spotted about two weeks ago, the bears continue to dart in and out of the brush and scrounge for available garbage. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Neil Barten said he might try to catch them in a trap.

Warrant arrests:

A boy, 16, was arrested on Egan Drive about 8 p.m. after a foot pursuit for an outstanding detention order. He was lodged at Johnson Youth Center.


About 2:30 a.m. today, a boy, 15, was arrested for criminal negligence (burning) and transported to his home, where he was released to his mother.


About 3 p.m. Wednesday, police stopped a woman, 20, near the intersection of Second and Seward streets and cited her for driving while her license was in non-compliance. She was released at the scene. Her vehicle was impounded.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

Sex crime calls: 1.

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