Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Domestic disputes:

• Police arrested a man, 42, on a charge of domestic-violence assault at 10:41 p.m. Monday downtown. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Burglary:

• A woman reported an attempted burglary at 2:09 p.m. Monday at her Canyon Drive residence in the Valley.

Theft:

• Prescription sunglasses, coins and headphones were among items reported stolen at 3:21 p.m. Monday from an unlocked Jeep near Glacier Highway.

• A man's gold watch, valued at $3,000, was reported stolen at 3:53 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway.

• A bright yellow mountain bike, valued at $600, was reported stolen at 6:46 p.m. Monday near McGinnis Drive in the Valley.

• Police lodged a man, 21, at the state prison after he was placed under citizen's arrest on a charge of shoplifting a bottle of rum near Whittier Street.

Vehicle accidents:

• A 1993 Toyota, driven by a man, 48, reportedly struck a 1993 Ford Taurus, driven by a woman, 45, in the rear at 5:38 p.m. Monday on inbound Egan Drive at Vanderbilt Hill Road. Damage was described as minor and no one was reported injured. Police cited the man on a charge of failing to maintain a safe distance.

• Police cited both drivers in an accident reported at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday on Channel Drive. The accident involved a truck, which reportedly sustained no damage, and a 1991 Subaru Legacy, which sustained an estimated $4,000 in damage. The truck driver, a man, 34, was cited on a charge of failing to yield from a stop. The man, 57, driving the Subaru was cited on a charge of failing to avoid an accident.

• An accident involving two unoccupied pickups was reported at 11:31 a.m. Monday. A 2000 Toyota rolled into a parked 1996 Dodge in the Harris Harbor area. Damage to the Toyota was estimated at $900. Damage to the Dodge was estimated at $1,000.

Other:

• Police arrested a man, 42, on a warrant out of Ketchikan charging second-degree forgery at 7:11 a.m. Monday at Douglas Highway and Lawson Creek Road. From the same incident, they arrested a woman, 43, on a charge of driving without a license. They lodged both at the state prison.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a boy, 16, on a charge of underage drinking at 10:48 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway.

Crime Line

A Sony portable compact disc player and a black leather case containing about 200 CDs were stolen May 30 from a vehicle in the Lemon Creek area.

Police reported that the case read, "Possession of the mind is a terrible thing." The items were valued at $3,200.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line immediately.

If you are interested in becoming a board member of Crime Line, please write P.O. Box 20141, Juneau, AK, 99802.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross section of the community and is designed to aid police agencies in their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to claim a reward of up to $1,000. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com.



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