Police & Fire

Posted: Friday, July 02, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Matthew Gregory Meske, 28, on a charge of drunken driving at 1:02 a.m. Thursday near Fifth and Franklin streets. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Burglary:

• A burglary was reported at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at a residence near Ka-See-An Drive near the airport. Missing items include a laptop computer, a computer game console, games and about $700.

Theft:

• At 8:47 a.m. Thursday, a red and black mountain bike was reported stolen overnight from the Aurora Harbor area. The bike was valued at $500.

• A boy's black and silver bicycle, valued at $400, and a handheld digital music device, valued at $300, were reported stolen at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, somewhere in Juneau.

Trespassing:

• Police arrested a woman, 20, at 9:27 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of criminal trespass near Cinema Drive. They lodged her at the state prison.

• Police arrested a man, 42, on a charge of criminal trespass at 1:39 a.m. Thursday near Glacier Highway in Lemon Creek. They lodged him at the state prison.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a woman, 22, on a charge of following too closely in traffic after the 2001 Jeep Cherokee she was driving struck a 1983 Jaguar, driven by a woman, 55, in the rear at 7:01 a.m. Thursday on inbound Egan Drive at Glacier Highway, near Jordan Creek. Damage to each vehicle was estimated at $1,000.

• A woman, 65, was cited on a charge of failing to maintain a safe distance in traffic and not carrying proof of insurance after a three-vehicle accident at 10:07 a.m. Thursday on Riverside Drive near Vintage Boulevard. The woman was driving a 1988 Plymouth Voyager that sustained an estimated $50 in damage. Damage to a 1996 Dodge pickup, driven by a man, 56, was estimated at $1,000. Damage to a 1999 Ford pickup, driven by a man, 57, was estimated at $2,000.

Traffic stops:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 2:04 p.m. Wednesday after citing the man, 28, who was driving it on West Willoughby Avenue on a charge of driving without a license.

Lost property:

• A man reported losing a black leather wallet at 5:56 p.m. Wednesday downtown.

• A man reported at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday that he lost his orange and white Stihl chainsaw Sunday near Glacier Highway.



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