Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


Shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday, a woman, 25, was placed under citizen's arrest at Aurora Harbor for assaulting a woman, 23. The assailant was transported to and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved in the incident.


About 11:30 a.m. Friday, police received a report of a man who failed to pay his cab fare. They cited a man, 38, for theft of services, and released him at the scene.

Shortly after noon Friday, two girls, 16, were arrested for shoplifting at Alaskan & Proud market. One was released to her mother; the other to her uncle. Criminal trespass letters will be served on both.

About 8 p.m., a man, 41, reported the loss of $1,100 worth of camping equipment at Camp 17 on Observation Peak, at the head of Lemon Creek Glacier, 1.5 miles northeast of Juneau.

Warrant arrests:

About 8:30 p.m. Friday, police arrested a man, 34, downtown on an outstanding Juneau Alaska State Troopers' warrant citing failure to appear, fourth-degree assault, marijuana use, failure to register, assault and violating conditions of court-ordered parole. His bail was set at $1,000 cash. He was lodged at state prison.

Vehicle accidents:

Minutes before 2 p.m. Friday, Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a one-car rollover on Egan Drive at Norway Point. A woman, 61, had swerved to avoid an animal. She was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital's emergency room as a precautionary measure. The nursing supervisor at Bartlett said she was treated for minor injuries and released. The vehicle was privately towed.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Just before 3 p.m. Friday, a red Ford pickup rear-ended a Subaru on Egan Drive outbound near Williams Express. Both police and Capital City Fire & Rescue responded. Firefighters said that there was one possible injury of a girl, 14, traveling in the back seat of the Subaru. Because she complained of neck pain, she was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for evaluation. The driver of the Subaru, a boy, 16, also complained of pain later, was taken to emergency by his mother, and treated for whiplash. The driver of the Ford was apparently a girl, 14, on a learner's permit, accompanied by her father. Police said investigation was continuing.

Animal encounters:

About 8 p.m. Friday, police received a report of a non-aggressive bear in the Point Louisa Road area.

About 9 p.m. Friday, police received a report of a bear in the Dumpster at Harbor Heights.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, police received a report of a bear in garbage on Haffner Court.

About 10:30 p.m. Friday, police received a report of a bear on Julep Street.

Shortly after midnight Friday, police received a report of a bear on Douglas Highway.

About 3:15 a.m. Saturday, police received a report of a bear on Pinewood Drive.


United States Coast Guard personnel responded Friday to a sinking yacht with seven people aboard 21 miles northwest of Ketchikan. The captain of the 70-foot Discovery called for assistance shortly after 10 a.m. The Coast Guard delivered pumps, as well as a rescue team which made temporary repairs. The captain then made arrangements with a commercial towing service to tow his yacht into Ketchikan. The Coast Guard's Marine Safety Detachment in Ketchikan will conduct an investigation. There were no injuries reported.

Upon responding to a noise complaint about 2 a.m. Saturday on Taku Boulevard, police met with boys, 17 and 18. Other youths departed via a back door.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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