Police & Fire

Posted: Friday, July 08, 2005

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Alaska State Troopers reported they arrested Charles Lopez, 34, at 10:44 p.m. Monday on Egan Drive at Vanderbilt Hill Road on a charge of drunken driving. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and cited him on charges of speeding, refusing a chemical test and failing to show vehicle insurance. They impounded the 1970 Chevrolet pickup he was driving.

Domestic disputes:

• Police arrested a woman, 41, on charges of domestic violence assault and tampering with a domestic-violence report at 11:38 p.m. Wednesday in the Douglas area. They lodged her at the state prison.

Theft:

• A 21-speed bicycle was reported stolen at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 2800 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. The bike reportedly was not secured.

• A purse was reported stolen from an unlocked 1990 Subaru at 5:03 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of Second Street in Douglas.

• A wallet holding about $400 was reported stolen at 9:29 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of South Franklin Street downtown.

• A cellular telephone was reported stolen from an unlocked 1990 Toyota pickup at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Second Street in Douglas.

• A 10-gallon bucket containing about $700 worth of hand tools was reported stolen at 7:34 a.m. Thursday in the 5800 block of Churchill Way in the Lemon Creek area. The theft reportedly occurred in June.

Vehicle burglaries:

• At 8:03 a.m. Thursday, a 1999 Dodge was reported burglarized in the 3200 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. Nothing was reported stolen.

Vandalism:

• At 4:13 p.m. Wednesday, a person was reported doing damage with a motorbike to fields in Dimond Park in the Mendenhall Valley.

• At 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, trash receptacles were reported run over in the 3200 block of Douglas Highway.

• At 7:07 a.m. Thursday, driver's-side windows of a 1985 Volkswagen Golf were reported broken out in the 15700 block of Glacier Highway, about 15 miles from downtown.

• At 7:52 a.m. Thursday, a glove box and center console was reported torn out of an unlocked 1994 Ford Explorer in the 3200 block of Mendenhall Loop Road.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a boy, 17, on a charge of careless driving after an accident at 5:43 p.m. Wednesday on Riverside Drive and Julep Street in the Valley. Two people were taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital by Capital City Fire and Rescue for minor injuries. Police reported a woman, 56, had a leg injury and the boy had neck pain. The boy was driving a 1997 Mazda pickup that sustained $5,000 damage. The woman was driving a 1995 Nissan pickup that reportedly was totaled.

Traffic stops:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 6:44 p.m. Wednesday in the 2800 block of Postal Way in the Valley after citing the driver, a 30-year-old man on charges of driving with his license revoked and having no proof of insurance.

Found property:

• A lock box was turned over to police at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday after it reportedly was found in the Amalga Harbor area.

• A black nylon wallet was turned over to police at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday after it was reportedly found in Marine Park downtown.

• A black, soft-sided suitcase in poor condition was turned over to police at 7:41 p.m. Wednesday after it was reportedly found in Marine Park. It had wheels and reportedly contained clothing and personal toiletry items.

• A red BMX-style bicycle was turned over to police after it was reportedly found at 12:25 a.m. Thursday on Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

Animal encounters:

• A bear was reported at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday wandering around the area of Powers Street in the Mendenhall Valley. A bear also was reported getting into trash at 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the 5300 block of Blueberry Lane in the Valley.

Calls related to alcohol: 1.

Calls related to domestic violence: 1.



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