Police and fire

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2000

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

Thefts, lost/found items:

Shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday, a man, 23, reported the theft of four stereo speakers from his vehicle which was parked outside his Lemon Creek residence. Value of the missing speakers is $1,400.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, a man, 35, reported the theft of his wallet off the bar at the Alaskan Bar. The wallet contained identification, credit cards and a small amount of cash.

About 2:30 p.m. Thursday, a citizen reported finding a red bicycle in his driveway on Lori Avenue. He will retain the bike until the owner comes forward to identify it.

About 5 p.m. Thursday, a man, 42, brought a wooden canoe paddle to the Juneau Police Department. He had found it on Alaway Avenue. The paddle was placed in safekeeping.

About 5 p.m. Thursday, a man, 53, reported losing a gray wool jacket with a satin lining last Saturday somewhere in the Mendenhall Valley. The jacket pocket contained an address book.

About 6 p.m. Thursday, a granite headstone was found on Lawson Creek Road. Police returned the headstone to a cemetery on Douglas Highway from which it had been removed.

About 7:30 p.m. Thursday, a black leather tri-fold wallet found on Mall Road was turned in to police for safekeeping. The wallet lacked identification but contained two photos.

Shortly before 7 a.m. today, a woman (no age given) reported her purple Huffy Mudmaster boy's bike taken from under the outdoor stairs of her residence on Delta Drive some time Thursday night.


About 9:30 p.m. Thursday, a woman, 54, was arrested for domestic violence assault at the Aurora Basin harbor. She was taken to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


About 5 a.m. today, police became aware of suspicious activities on West Seventh Street. They arrested a man, 36, for trespassing, after apprehending him in a parked vehicle which did not belong to him. He was lodged at state prison on $500 bail.

Animal encounters:

Shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday, a jogger reported a bear in the area of Auke Village picnic site.

About 10 p.m., police received a report of a non-aggressive bear in the Lemon Creek area, with residents standing around making videos of its movements.

About 3 a.m. today, police received a report of a bear in the area of Pine Street.

Warrant arrests:

Shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday, a woman, 18, was arrested in the Mendenhall Valley on a $5,000 felony warrant issued by the Ketchikan Alaska State Troopers for alleged second-degree issuing of a bad check. She was taken to state prison.

About 10 a.m. Thursday, police arrested a man, 24, on Marine Way on an outstanding Juneau Police Department $200 cash warrant issued for failure to pay a fine and comply with conditions of probation. He was lodged at state prison.


Capital City Fire & Rescue responded about 10:15 a.m. Monday to a report of a baby's having trouble breathing at a residence on Salmon Creek Lane. The child, a boy, 3 months old, was in full cardio-pulmonary arrest when the crew arrived, said firefighter Brian Long, chief medical officer during the incident. Firefighters applied CPR for the 40 seconds it took to run with the child to Bartlett Regional Hospital's emergency room, where they handed him over to a physician, Long said today. The infant was later medevaced to an Anchorage hospital. The baby's subsequent death has been attributed to SIDS, the Juneau Police Department said.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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