Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, August 01, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

A store employee reported at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday near Seward Street a Whistler flat screen TV estimated at $460 was stolen.

Vehicle accidents:

Police cited a girl, 16, for unsafe start at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday near Vanderbilt Street after a two-car accident involving a Jeep Wrangler and a Honda. The girl was driving the Jeep when she struck the Honda driven by a man, 26. The Honda had $500 worth of damage but both could be driven from the scene.

Police cited a man, 39, at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday near Commercial Boulevard for unsafe backing following a two-vehicle accident. The man was driving a Mac truck and was struck by a Plymouth driven by a woman, 43. The truck sustained $3,000 in damage while the car sustained none. The woman was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for back pain.

Hit and run accidents:

A woman reported at 8:41 a.m. Tuesday her Honda Accord was hit by an unknown driver who left the scene. Damage is estimated to be $800.

Animal encounters:

There were reports of bears at 7:24 a.m. Tuesday near Slim Williams Way, at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday near Evergreen Avenue, at 12:36 P.M. on Tuesday near Glacier Highway, at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday near Admiralty Condos, at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday near Roger Street, at 11:22 Tuesday near Roger Street and three reports at 10:12 p.m. Tuesday near Lawson Creek Road.

Other:

A woman, 20, was arrested on an outstanding warrant at 2:48 a.m. today near Willoughby Avenue and Egan Drive. She was also charged with possession of marijuana, She was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Crime Line:

Juneau Crime Line is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people responsible for a theft from a boat on June 18 near Aurora Harbor. The items stolen include a $200 Horizon eclipse VHF/FM radio, a $160 VCR, an $80 CB radio, a $100 Craftsman sander/buffer, a $70 Craftsman drill and socket set as well as about 50 miscellaneous tools valued at $500 total.

If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to use when claiming a reward of up to $1,000.



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