POLICE AND FIRE

Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

Shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 36, reported a gray Mettler scale with a stainless steel top tray had been stolen from Douglas Island Pink and Chum. Estimated value of the scale is $3,500.

About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 43, reported a black and green Trek model TR-30 BMX bicycle was stolen Sept. 1 from Renninger Skate Park.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, police arrested a boy, 14, for shoplifting at Alaskan and Proud market. He was transported to Juneau-Douglas High School and released to school staff.

About 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 37, reported the theft of an unlocked girls' blue Huffy 26-inch mountain bike from Amalga Street. There were no leads or suspects.

Fires:

Capital City Fire & Rescue responded about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to a fire alarm at Auke Bay School. The cause of the alarm was a student's activating an alarm station mischievously.

Vandalism:

Shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 44, reported vandalism to her vehicle that occurred on Dixon Street on Aug. 23 or Aug. 24. Estimated damage was $216.

Animal encounters:

Shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a bear with a trap on its left hind leg. The caller said the bear had been encumbered with the trap for about two weeks, and could not use its leg. Fish and Game was alerted about the possibility of putting a hold-harmless trap in the area. (The trooper spokesman did not know what part of Juneau the call came from.)

Shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a bear in the Dumpster at Juneau Recovery Hospital.

Shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a bear near the intersection of Twelfth Street and Glacier Avenue.

Shortly after midnight Tuesday, police received a report of a non-aggressive bear in the neighbor's garbage at Franklin and Fourth streets.

About 1 a.m. today, police received a report of a non-aggressive bear in a Dumpster on Northwood Drive.

Other:

About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 46, was arrested on Back Loop Road for violation of conditions of release. Alcohol was involved in the arrest. She was transported to and lodged at state prison.

About 4:30 a.m. today, a woman, 21, was arrested on an outstanding Juneau Police Department warrant issued for failure to appear for an entry of plea on an original charge of driving without a valid operator's license, criminal mischief, a second charge of failure to appear and violating conditions of release. She was taken to state prison.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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 April 13.

The incident occurred at a downtown business. Stolen from outside the business was a large wooden sign with a black border. The sign displayed the business's name and a Native art design. Its value is about $3,000.

If you have information on this 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 is a nonprofit designed to aid law enforcement agencies in investigations. The Web site is www.geocities.com/juneaucrimeline.

or send e-mail juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com.



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