Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, September 05, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

Harris Wood, 48, was arrested for drunken driving at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday near Nugget Place. He was additionally charged with reckless endangerment and driving with a license suspended or revoked. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts:

A man reported at 6:57 p.m. Tuesday near Killewich Drive that his black ICOM VHF Marine Transceiver was stolen out of his boat within the last week.

A man reported at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday that his unlocked mountain bike was stolen from in front of the Mendenhall Mall between 4 and 6 p.m. and is valued at $250. Police said they have no leads or suspects.

Police arrested a man, 34, for shoplifting at 5:57 p.m. at the A&P market. He was also charged with resisting arrest and lodged at the state prison.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

A man reported at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday near the North Douglas boat launch ramp that the driver's side wind vent on his Ford truck was broken into over the weekend with damages estimated at $100-$200. According to police nothing of value was stolen.

Vehicle accidents:

Police cited a man, 44, for failing to maintain a safe distance following a three-vehicle accident at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday near Front Street. The man driving a Ford pickup truck struck the rear end of a Ford Taurus driven by a man, 38. A Toyota van, driven by a woman, 40, was also involved in the accident. The truck and the Taurus sustained $500 in damage while the van sustained $1,000.

Police cited a woman, 30, for failing to avoid a collision at 12:14 p.m. Tuesday near Shaune Drive following a two-vehicle accident. The woman, driving a Toyota that sustained $2,000 damage, struck a Chevy van driven by a man, 40. His vehicle was towed. There were no injuries.

Hit-and-run incidents:

A man reported at 8:01 a.m. Tuesday near Front Street his rented Honda Civic had been struck while parked around 7:40 a.m. The vehicle sustained minor damage to the rear bumper. Police said they have no leads or suspects.

Animal encounters:

Bears were reported on Tuesday at 12:02 p.m. near Sunset Street, 12:07 p.m. near Ridge Way, 12:49 p.m. near Glacier Highway and Alaway Street, 2:02 p.m. near Montgomery Street, 5:03 p.m. near Churchill Court, 6:51 p.m. near Kodzoff Street, 8:35 p.m. near Stephen Richards Memorial Drive, 8:38 p.m. near Lemon Creek Manor, 9:47 p.m. near Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and 10:47 p.m. near Cedar Park.

Bears were reported today at 12:11 a.m. near Sixth Street and Gold Street, 2:11 a.m. near Columbia Boulevard and 4:55 a.m. near the Auke Bay Post Office.

Alcohol related calls 3.

Crime Line:

Juneau Crime Line 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 vandalism. Police received a report on July 26 near Taku Boulevard someone had broken the front passenger window of a vehicle and an outside mirror. The person also stole two JL 15 inch subwoofer speakers and a gold MTX amplifier at a total value of $1,050.

If you have information on this 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.



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