Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Matthew Woodring, 19, on a charge of drunken driving after an accident at 6:40 p.m. Monday on Douglas Highway and Cordova Street. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. The 1989 Jeep he was driving sustained $500 in damage. It was impounded. Police reported Woodring turned the Jeep onto Cordova Street, where it struck a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer. Damage to the Blazer was estimated at $1,000.

Domestic violence:

• Police arrested a 43-year-old man on charges of assault and domestic-violence assault at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Lemon Creek area. They lodged him at the state prison.


• At 10:38 a.m. Tuesday, a woman reported that Monday night she was robbed at knifepoint at North Franklin and First streets. She said $200, a compact disc player and her identification were taken.


• Front and rear license plates were reported stolen from a vehicle at 3:22 p.m. Monday in the Juneau area.


• Police cited a 48-year-old man on a shoplifting charge at 2:23 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Willoughby Avenue.


• Police arrested a 32-year-old man on a trespassing charge at 12:24 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of South Franklin Street. They lodged him at the state prison.

Vehicle burglary:

• At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, a 2004 Honda Element was reported broken into overnight. Nothing was stolen.

Animal encounters:

• Bears were reported getting into garbage at 11:52 p.m. Monday in the 11900 block of Glacier Highway near Auke Bay and at 1:47 a.m. Bears also were reportedly seen at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive in the Mendenhall Valley and at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

Calls related to alcohol: 3.

Calls related to domestic violence: 1.

Crime Line

A watch valued at $40 was reported stolen Aug. 6 from a home in the 1900 block of Fritz Cove Road. Police said the door the residence was forcibly pried open.

Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization made up of a cross-section of the community. It is designed to aid police agencies with their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and are given a number to claim rewards, which can run up to $1,000.

If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com. The Crime Line Web site is www.juneaucrimeline.org.

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