Police and fire

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts, lost/found items:

About 10:40 a.m. Thursday, a woman, 26, reported a gun found at Park Place. The owner of the gun was contacted by the Juneau Police Department and will retrieve his property.

Shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday, a woman, 39, reported that she lost her woven, multi-colored Guatemalan shoulder bag in July at the Squire's Restaurant. The bag contained a passport, checkbook and miscellaneous credit cards.

Shortly before 5 a.m. today, a black cell phone found at the De Hart's bus stop was turned in to the police. The item was placed into safekeeping until it is claimed by its owner.


About 8:45 p.m. Thursday, police responded to an altercation between a woman, 24, and a man, 37, at a Mendenhall Valley address. Investigation continues.


Shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, a woman, 30, reported damage to her husband's vehicle by someone who did not report the incident. The location of the hit-and-run incident was not given by police.

About 11:30 p.m. Thursday, a woman, 48, reported from Simpson Avenue that her vehicle had been the victim of a hit-and-run. The bumper was torn off her vehicle.


Shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday, a man, 39, was arrested for trespassing at the Glory Hole soup kitchen after he refused to leave the building. Alcohol was involved. He was transported to Juneau Recovery Hospital and released.

Animal encounters:

About 7:15 a.m. Thursday, police received a report of a bear in the area of Egan Drive and Juneau-Douglas High School. It showed no signs of aggression.

About 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police received a report of a non-aggressive bear in the vicinity of Thunder Mountain Road. The bear retreated into the woods while the caller was still on the phone.

About 10 p.m. Thursday, police received a report from Troy Street of a non-aggressive bear getting into the caller's unsecured garbage. The caller was instructed to secure the garbage.

Shortly after midnight, police received a report from the Breakwater Inn that a bear was getting into their Dumpster and then crossing Egan Drive.

Shortly after midnight, police received a report from a man, 21, that a bear was getting into his unsecured garbage on West 12th Street. He thought the bear was a cinnamon-colored black bear.

About 2:30 a.m. today, a woman, 49, reported a black bear eating garbage out of the Dumpster at the H ramp of Aurora Harbor.

About 3:30 a.m. today, a man, 48, reported a black bear eating garbage behind his house on Highland Drive.


A Coast Guard rescue helicopter airlifted a woman, 39, from Coffman Cove to Sitka Wednesday evening after the woman suffered heart attack symptoms for more than nine hours. The helicopter picked the woman up at a sports field in Coffman Cove, 31 miles southwest of Wrangell at 8 p.m. She arrived at Sitka Community Hospital shortly after 9 p.m.

Shortly before noon Thursday, a Geo was impounded at Auke Bay Harbor for parking in a 10-minute commercial loading zone.

Shortly after noon Thursday, a man, 55, was cited on Admiral Way for failure to display a chauffeur's permit.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

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