Police and Fire

Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


Police cited a woman, 38, at 6:48 p.m. Wednesday at Fred Meyer for shoplifting. The woman was released.


A girl, 17, was arrested at 12:38 p.m. Wednesday near Harris Harbor for misconduct involving a controlled substance as well as tobacco possession. She was transported to the Juneau Youth Center. Another girl, 17, also was cited for tobacco possession.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

A man reported at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday near Anka Street the windows of a building were broken overnight. The damage is estimated at $1,000. Police said there are no leads and no suspects.

Vehicle accidents:

Police cited a woman, 18, for failing to maintain a safe distance following a two-vehicle accident at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday near Glacier Highway and Juneau-Douglas High School. The woman driving a Pontiac Sunbird, which sustained $2,000 damage, struck a Subaru Legacy, which had $1,000 in damage, driven by a man, 70.

A passenger was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital following a two-vehicle accident at 9:11 a.m. Wednesday near Fourth and Franklin streets. A woman, 32, driving a Honda was cited for careless driving and had $3,000 in damage to her vehicle. The woman struck a Chevy Astro driven by a man, 52, whose vehicle sustained $5,000 in damage. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The sex, age and condition of the passenger taken to the hospital were not released.

A woman, 31, was cited for failing to maintain a safe distance following a two-vehicle accident at 2:42 p.m. Wednesday near Egan Drive and Salmon Creek. The woman, driving a GMC Yukon that was totaled, struck a Chevy Blazer driven by a woman, 31, which was also totaled.

Animal encounters:

Bears were reported Wednesday at 8:31 a.m. near Churchill Way, 12:06 p.m. near Aspen Avenue, 12:19 p.m. near Birch Lane, 3:31 p.m. near Birch Lane and Columbia Avenue, 3:56 p.m. near Birch Lane, 4:10 p.m. near Pine Street, 7:19 p.m. near Lund Street, 8:55 p.m. near Lemon Creek Manor, 9:01 p.m. near Wood Duck Avenue, 10:54 p.m. near Sunset Drive and 5:52 a.m. today near Douglas Highway.


A boy, 15, was arrested at 7:27 a.m. Wednesday near Juneau-Douglas High School for misconduct involving a knife. JDHS principal Deb Morse said the boy forgot to take a small knife out of his pocket before coming to school. She said it is school policy to alert law enforcement officials and suspend students who bring any kind of knife to school. The boy was released to his mother.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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