Police and fire blotter

Posted: Wednesday, July 05, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, Coast Guard, the Juneau Crime Line and state troopers reported:

Thefts, lost/found items:

About 10 a.m. Monday, a courthouse employee reported finding a set of keys and a purple Motorola pager. The items were turned over to Knightwatch Security to be kept in lost and found.

About 11 a.m. Monday, a woman, 38, reported the theft of a boning knife with a carved, fossilized ivory handle from Rainsong Gallery. The knife is about 10 inches long with a 5-inch blade.

About 5:30 p.m. Monday, police found a blue Expedition mountain bike at Homestead Park.

Shortly before 6 p.m. Monday, a man, 52, reported losing a bicycle handlebar bag, after he left it atop his car and then drove from Douglas to Glacier Highway. The black bag contained miscellaneous items.

About noon Monday, a green Camcorder bag found on South Franklin Street was turned in to the police for safekeeping.

A woman, 63, a tourist from Washington, reported about 1 p.m. Tuesday that she had lost her black fanny pack and wallet on Egan Drive. The pack contained credit cards, $80 cash, and $80 in travelers checks.

About 6:30 a.m. today, a man, 30, reported the theft of a license plate from his motorcycle in the Federal Building parking lot.


About 7 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a disturbance in Lemon Creek. They arrested a man, 32, for domestic violence assault. He was also arrested on an outstanding Juneau Police Department warrant for failure to appear. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Police arrested a man, 33, about 6 p.m. Tuesday at Savikko Park for domestic violence assault. He was additionally charged with interfering with a police officer and misconduct involving a controlled substance. Alcohol was involved.


Capital City Fire & Rescue responded at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a vehicle fire at Windfall Trail Road. The fire was out by the time they arrived.


About 11 a.m. Monday, a shipping business on Mount Roberts Road reported several containers marked with spray paint. Damage was estimated at $500.

Minor consuming:

About 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 18, was issued a citation on Second Street in Douglas for minor consuming alcohol.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 20, was arrested at the dock at Marine Park on two outstanding Alaska State Trooper warrants. He was also charged with resisting arrest, sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, and minor consuming. He was lodged at state prison.

About 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 20, was arrested on an outstanding AST warrant for failure to appear for a status hearing. He was additionally cited for minor consuming alcohol and lodged at state prison.

Vehicle accidents:

Capital City Fire & Rescue responded at 2 p.m. Tuesday to a bicycle accident on the Douglas Bridge. No one was transported to the hospital.

Animal encounters:

About 10 p.m. Monday, a citizen on Rainbow Road reported a non-aggressive bear.

About 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, a citizen in the Lemon Creek area reported a bear in his back yard, eating garbage. The bear was not being aggressive toward humans.

About 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, a bear was reported in garbage and eating dog food on Glacier Highway. It was not aggressive toward humans.

About 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, a bear was reported in the area of East Street (above downtown Juneau).


About 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 18, was arrested on Glacier Avenue for driving without a valid license. He was released at the scene.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Station Sitka airlifted a man, 23, Tuesday from Klawock to Ketchikan after he suffered hand injuries from a fireworks accident. Jonathan Weber, 23, of Klawock, was picked up at 5:50 a.m. from the Klawock clinic and flown to Ketchikan General Hospital. He injured his hand with a seal bomb, a powerful explosive, 3 inches long and an inch in diameter. He is in fair condition, said hospital community relations representative Wendy Gerard.

Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a call for a medical assist about 7 p.m. Tuesday at Church Hill. One person was transported to Juneau Recovery Hospital.

Domestic violence calls: 2.

Alcohol-related calls: 4.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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