Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Trespassing:

• Police arrested a man, 36, on a charge of criminal trespassing at 11:06 p.m. Monday near South Franklin Street.

Disturbance:

• Police, responding to a noise complaint at 7:21 p.m. near Glacier Highway, cited a man, 28, on a charge of disturbing the peace.

Theft:

• At 5:03 p.m. Monday, a 24-speed mountain bike was reported stolen sometime Saturday or Sunday night near Anka Street in Lemon Creek.

• A bicycle was reported stolen at 5:50 p.m. Monday near Northwood Drive in Lemon Creek.

• At 10 a.m. Tuesday, boating-related items, including an outboard motor, were reported stolen during the past week near Amalga Harbor Road.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a girl, 17, on a charge of careless driving after an accident at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday on Glacier Avenue. The girl was driving a 1999 Ford Escort. Also involved in the accident was a 1996 Mazda truck, driven by a man, 24. Damage to the Ford was estimated at $6,000. Damage to the Mazda was estimated at $5,000.

• At 9:37 a.m. Tuesday, a man reported his parked 1994 Plymouth van was struck by a 1994 Ford Probe driven by a boy, 17, on West 12th Street downtown. Damage to the van was estimated at $500.

Traffic stop:

• Police impounded a vehicle after citing the driver at 9:09 p.m. Monday on a charge of driving without a license on Riverside Drive near Ptarmigan Street.

Animal encounters:

• At 11:16 p.m. Monday, a bear was reportedly seen wandering near Churchill Way in Lemon Creek. It was not acting aggressively, according to the caller.

Fire calls:

• A fire was reported at 10:18 a.m. Monday near the sports fields near Floyd Dryden Middle School in the Mendenhall Valley. Capital City Fire and Rescue reported that it began in a restroom trash can and was extinguished. Damage to the door and Sheetrock was estimated at $2,000.

• A fire reported at 2:40 p.m. Monday at the Mountain View Senior Center was limited to a microwave oven. Wet checks were placed in the microwave and ignited.

Crime Line

Police received a report of a theft of $500 in boating supplies on July 20 from Allen Marine Sales at the end of Radcliff Road.

Items reported stolen were an anchor, 500 feet of white braided line, 20 feet of hot dip chain, an anchor-lift system and an orange buoy.

Anyone with information about this crime 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.geocities.com/juneaucrimeline.



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