Police and fire

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, the Juneau Crime Line and state troopers reported:

Thefts, lost/found items:

Shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 44, reported losing two rings in a zipper-locked plastic bag somewhere in Juneau. One is a plain gold band. The other is a gold band adorned with a blue stone in a four-pronged setting.


Shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a Douglas home after receiving a suspicious 911 hang-up call. They arrested a woman, 30, for domestic violence assault. She was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved in the incident.


An alarm at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday summoned firefighters from the Glacier Fire Station to Livingston Way near Juneau Airport. Mechanics in an airplane hangar had started a generator, the emissions from which set off a smoke alarm. There was no damage.

Vehicle accidents:

At about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road and Valley Boulevard. A man, 52, was cited for tailgating after his 1983 struck a 1989 vehicle operated by a man, 43. Each vehicle sustained about $200 damage.

Warrant arrests:

At about 9 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 35, was served with two outstanding Juneau Police Department warrants while he was a prisoner at the state prison. Both warrants were for failures to appear for arraignment.

Shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 32, was arrested in the Mendenhall Valley on an outstanding $500 cash bail JPD warrant for failure to comply with court-ordered substance abuse treatment. He was lodged at state prison.

Animal encounters:

At about 11 a.m. Tuesday, a citizen reported having seen a bear in the area of Great Western Street, Douglas, on Monday night. The bear was eating improperly stored garbage.

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a non-aggressive bear in the area of Dixon Street.

At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, a citizen on Distin Avenue reported to police that he had seen a bear.

Shortly after midnight, a woman, 32, reported a bear eating her neighbor's garbage at a trailer park in the Lemon Creek area. The bear was not aggressive.


At about 11 p.m. Tuesday, police transported a man, 40, from Bartlett Regional Hospital to state prison for a 12-hour hold due to his level of intoxication.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

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