Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Traffic stop:

About 1:30 a.m. today, a woman, 19, was cited on Egan Drive outbound for driving without a valid operator's license. She was released at the scene. At her request, her vehicle was released to a licensed driver.


A man, 37, reported about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday that his red, 12-string acoustic/electric guitar in a case was stolen from outside his storage unit on La Perouse Avenue. The guitar had been left unattended and was missing when he returned to retrieve it.

About 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 40, reported she had found a women's 18-speed bicycle on the Douglas Highway.

Shortly after midnight Tuesday, a man, 38, and a girl, 10, reported the theft of the girl's bicycle from their yard on Parkwood Drive. The bike is an 18-speed dark blue Huffy mountain model.


Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a smoke scare about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at a vacant property off Delta Drive. Firefighters found that there was no actual fire. The smoke had been produced by the startup of a large piece of equipment.

Animal encounters:

About 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a sow and two cubs walking in the area of Mendenhall Back Loop Road.

Police received a report of a bear about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, getting into garbage on Distin Ave.

Shortly before 7 p.m., police received two reports of a large black bear in the area of Back Loop eating garbage. The bear eventually left the area.

About 8 p.m., police received a report of a bear in the area of James Place.

Shortly after midnight Tuesday, police received a report of a bear in the area of Glacier Highway and Western Auto.

Shortly before 2 a.m. today, police received a report of a bear on Sesame Street.


About 9 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 25, was arrested at a Mendenhall Valley trailer court on an outstanding Juneau Alaska State Trooper warrant. He was charged additionally with resisting arrest. His bail was set at $2,500 for resisting plus $375 for the warrant. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

About 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 54, was arrested in the Lemon Creek area on an outstanding Trooper warrant for failure to report to jail as ordered, blood-alcohol over legal limit. He was lodged at state prison.

About 2 p.m. Tuesday, police contacted a man with a bat at the Glory Hole. The man, 34, was arrested for disorderly conduct. He was lodged at state prison on $2,500 bail.

About 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to the report of a fight at Fisherman's Wharf. A man, 28, and a man, 46, were separated, and one left upon request.

Shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, police arrested a woman, 40, at the Marine Park pavilion on an outstanding JPD warrant for failure to comply with conditions of release. She was lodged at state prison.

Crime Line

Juneau Crime Line Inc. is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people responsible for a theft reported to the Juneau Police Department on July 31. The incident occurred at a downtown gift shop. Stolen were a gold nugget and a gold chain. The nugget weighs about two ounces and is valued at more than $3,000. The chain is 24-inches, 14 karat gold with an anchor, valued at about $889.

If you have information on this particular theft or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to use when claiming a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Line can be visited at www.geocities.com/juneaucrimeline.

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