Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, August 06, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

• A woman in the area of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive reported at 1:35 p.m. Monday that a credit card belonging to her was used without her authorization.

• A black and silver Nokia cellular telephone was reported stolen from the downtown area at 3:18 p.m. Monday.

Vandalism:

• The window of a green 1972 Pontiac LeMans was reported broken out and a door on the car was reported dented near Stephen Richards Memorial Drive at 1:32 p.m. Monday.

• At 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, flower boxes in the Glacier Highway area were reported to have been vandalized the previous night.

Found property:

• A blue Huffy bicycle was reported found in the yard of a home near Cascade Street at 12:07 p.m. Monday.

• A rusty handgun was found near St. Ann's Avenue and turned in to police at 1:22 p.m. Monday. Police reported placing the gun in safekeeping pending contact with the owner.

Hit-and-run:

• A man reported that his green Dodge truck sustained damage to the rear panel in a hit-and-run accident on Glacier Highway at 7 p.m. Monday.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a 16-year-old girl for underage drinking, driving after underage drinking and driving without a license on Amalga Street at 8:59 p.m. Monday. A 16-year-old boy and another 16-year-old girl in the group also were cited for underage drinking.

• A 16-year-old boy was cited for underage drinking near Mendenhall Loop Road at 9:40 p.m. Monday.

Animal complaints:

• A caller complaining about a bear getting into the garbage in the Glacierwood Drive area was referred to the Alaska Fish and Game Department at 1 p.m. Monday. Police also received reports Monday of bears wandering near Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area at 2:45 p.m., near Fifth Street at 8:50 p.m. and near C Street in Douglas at 9:52 p.m. A caller who called at 11:07 p.m. Monday about a bear in the area of Fifth Street in Douglas was referred to a nonemergency number. Police also received a report of a bear in the area of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Meander Way at 8:06 a.m. Tuesday.

Other:

• At 2:26 a.m. Tuesday, police cited an 18-year-old man at James Boulevard for possessing tobacco and warned him about carrying a BB gun that looked like a .357-caliber Magnum handgun and could be confiscated. From the same incident, police confiscated knives from two boys, ages 14 and 15, and took them home.

Crime Line:

On May 17, Juneau Police received a report of a bicycle stolen on Taku Boulevard.

The stolen bike was described as an 18-speed mountain bike, Montana XT model, manufactured by KHS. It had a Hawaii bicycle registration sticker below the seat post. It was valued at $2,000.

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 ano-nymity 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 juneaucrime@yahoo.com.



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