Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

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Drunken driving:

• Police arrested 43-year-old Scott Alan Higgins on a charge of drunken driving at 7:51 a.m. on outbound Egan Drive in the Sunny Point area. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Domestic violence:

• Police arrested a 44-year-old woman on a charge of domestic-violence assault at 4:54 p.m. Monday in the Douglas area. They lodged her at the state prison.

Assault:

• Police arrested a 35-year-old man on a charge of assaulting a police officer shortly after midnight Tuesday in the 200 block of Front Street downtown.

Theft:

• Shovels, tarps and other items were reported stolen at 12:11 p.m. Monday from a 1988 Jeep in the 9000 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive in the Mendenhall Valley.

• A bicycle was reported stolen at 12:40 p.m. Monday in the 9200 block of Emily Way in the valley.

• A backpack holding swimming gear and a purse holding $15 and a checkbook were reported stolen at 1:27 p.m. Monday from a 1997 Pontiac in the 300 block of Willoughby Avenue downtown.

• A purse containing identification, cash, medication and credit cards was reported stolen at 7:57 p.m. Monday somewhere in the Juneau area.

• At 5:57 a.m. Tuesday, $105 was reported stolen from the 9300 block of Glacier Highway near the airport.

• A mountain bike was reported stolen at 10:56 a.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of Postal Way in the valley.

Vandalism:

• The rear window of a 1998 Plymouth Voyager was reported broken at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of Northwood Drive in the Lemon Creek area.

Vehicle accident:

• A 1993 Chrysler was reported totaled in a single-vehicle accident at 7:33 a.m. Tuesday on Glacier Highway, about 15 miles out from downtown. The driver, a 26-year-old man, reportedly lost control of the car when a tire blew out.

Underage drinking:

• Police arrested two 17-year-old girls and two 17-year-old boys on charges of underage drinking at 2:12 a.m. Tuesday in the 9700 block of Mendenhall Loop Road.

Calls related to alcohol: 3.

Calls related to domestic violence: 1.

Calls related to animal encounters: 0.



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