Police and fire

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2000

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

Thefts, lost/found items:

Shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday, a woman, 49, reported she had misplaced a tennis bracelet, a necklace and a pendant. A location was not listed.

Shortly before noon Wednesday, a man, 33, reported that his wife had lost her wedding ring at Auke Village Recreation Area. The ring is a gold-colored band decorated with a scene of mountains. The initials YR are engraved on the inside of the band.

Minor consuming:

About 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, police investigated a report of suspicious activity at the Northwood Apartments in the Lemon Creek area. A man, 18, and a boy, 14, were issued citations for minor consuming of alcohol and transported home.

Drugs:

Police received a report Wednesday evening of a minor boy running around Willoughby Avenue near Whittier Avenue. The boy was flashing what seemed to be a pistol. Police apprehended the boy about 7:30 or 8 p.m. They found he was carrying a look-alike BB pistol as well as a knife and a marijuana pipe. The boy was given a citation for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, and released to the custody of his mother.

Animal encounters:

About 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, police received a report of a bear near the intersection of Sixth and Gold streets. Police referred the caller to Fish and Game, the agency responsible for tracking bear activity.

Shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, a citizen reported a mother bear and cub in the area of Kanat'a Street. Children were also in the area. The responding police officer could not locate the bears.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, police received a report of a bear in the area of Lawson Creek Road getting into garbage cans. The bear was not being aggressive.

Shortly after midnight, police responded to a report of a bear standing on a Dumpster at the Breakwater Inn on Glacier Avenue eating garbage. The officers used noisemakers to chase the bear into the woods.

About 4:30 a.m. today, a citizen reported a bear getting into garbage on Great Western Street in Douglas. The citizen scared the bear way. The bear was not being aggressive.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

Drug-related calls: 1.



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