Police & Fire

Posted: Sunday, June 20, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Bridget Petaja, 43, on a charge of drunken driving at 8:16 p.m. Thursday on Douglas Highway. They lodged her at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle she was driving.

• Police arrested Harriet Layne Hopson, 41, on a charge of felony drunken driving at 11:55 p.m. Thursday on inbound Egan Drive near Riverside Drive. They lodged her at the state prison and impounded the vehicle she was driving.

• Police arrested Ryan William Herman-Haywood, 18, on a charge of drunken driving at 1:57 a.m. Friday on Glacier Highway. They lodged him at the state prison and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police cited a girl, 17, whom they did not identify, on a charge of drunken driving at 1:28 a.m. Friday on North Douglas Highway near the Juneau Bridge. They released her but impounded the car she was driving.


• Police arrested a boy, 13 on a charge of assault on a police officer and resisting arrest at 9:06 p.m. Friday near Sherri Street on Douglas Island. They lodged him at the Johnson Youth Center.


• A black weather wallet was reported stolen at 12:31 p.m. Thursday near South Franklin Street downtown. It reportedly held $40.

• A black imitation leather wallet was reported stolen at 4:25 p.m. Thursday near Willoughby Avenue downtown. It reportedly held $60, miscellaneous cards and paperwork.

• A woman reported the theft of Lorazepam, a prescription anxiety-relief medication, at 11:55 a.m. Friday near Gastineau Avenue downtown.

• A mountain bike was reported stolen at 11:28 p.m. Friday near Marine Way downtown.

• A MagLite flashlight, a mini-MagLite and a folding knife were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle at 11:41 a.m. Saturday near Threadneedle Street in the Mendenhall Valley.


• At 11:26 a.m. Friday, The windshield of a 2001 Chevrolet bus was reported broken out between 9:30 and 11 a.m. near Mendenhall Loop Road.

• At 6:55 a.m. Saturday, a police officer observed graffiti on the side of a building and trash strewn about in Cope Park.

• At 9:53 a.m. Saturday, the window of a van was reported broken out sometime overnight near Glacier Highway.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a man, 32, on a charge of failing to carry insurance after a two-vehicle accident at 4:36 p.m. Thursday at Marine Way downtown. The 1985 Ford pickup the man was driving reportedly backed into a 1999 Chrysler, driven by a woman, 54. No damage was reported the Ford. Damage to the Chrysler was estimated at $5,000.

• A woman, 52, reported that the Mazda she was driving struck the door of a sedan that was being opened by a woman, 56, at 10:58 a.m. Friday at Shattuck and Municipal ways downtown. Damage to the sedan was unknown. Damage to the Mazda was estimated at more than $900.

• After a two-vehicle accident at 4:03 p.m. Friday on Old Dairy Road, police cited a woman, 20, on a charge of failing to yield on a left turn. The 1996 Plymouth the woman was driving reportedly struck a 1992 Chevrolet driving by a woman, 55. Damage was estimated to $2,000 to the Plymouth and $1,000 to the Chevrolet.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a man, 19, on a charges of underage drinking and unlawful use of a license at 11:17 p.m. Friday near Front Street.

Animal encounters:

• A bear got into a car near Wire Street downtown through an open door, a caller told police at 12:31 p.m. Friday. The bear reportedly removed a bag of hamburger buns and a raincoat. At 3:10 p.m. Friday, a bear that had reportedly entered a residence near an unspecified part of Glacier Highway was seen outside the residence eating garbage. Police also took a report of a bear getting into garbage at 4:42 p.m. Friday, near Coogan Drive. A bear was reportedly seen at 11:08 p.m. Thursday near Churchill Way in the Lemon Creek area. At 9:02 a.m. Friday a bear was reported getting into garbage on Fritz Cove Road.

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