Police & Fire

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2006

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

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Drunken driving:

• Police arrested a 22-year-old man on a charges of drunken driving and refusing a breath test at 1:41 a.m. Sunday in Shopper's Lot, across the street from Mercants Wharf. They impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested a 26-year-old woman on a charge of drunken driving at 2:47 a.m. Sunday on Tongass Boulevard and Mendenhall Loop Road. They impounded the vehicle she was driving.

• Police arrested a 25-year-old man on a charge of drunken driving at 7:49 a.m. Sunday on Thunder Mountain Road in the Mendenhall Valley. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Burglary:

• Two firearms and empty safe and audio amplifiers were reported stolen at 9:54 a.m. Sunday in a burglary in the 5300 block of Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

Theft:

• A blue Geo Storm was reported stolen at 8:21 a.m. Sunday near Sealaska Plaza downtown.

• Fishing equipment, including two Penn fishing rods and reels, was reported stolen at 10:47 a.m. Sunday near Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

Shoplifting:

• Police arrested a 42-year-old woman on a charge of felony theft at 6:10 p.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of Vintage Boulevard in the Mendenhall Valley. They lodged her at the state prison.

Vehicle accidents:

• A window on a Ford Explorer was reported vandalized at 8:43 p.m. Saturday in the 5900 block of Churchill Way in the Lemon Creek area.

Hit and run:

• At 3:46 p.m. Saturday, a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier was reported struck by an unknown vehicle that left the area on Mendenhall Mall Road at Mendenhall Loop Road. No injuries were reported.

• At 9:18 p.m. Saturday, a 2000 Jeep Cherokee was reported struck by an unknown vehicle in the 11800 block of Glacier Highway in the Auke Bay area.

• At 5:06 p.m. Saturday, a 1996 Ford Taurus was reported struck by an unknown vehicle while parked in the 4300 block of University Drive.

• At 8:51 a.m. Sunday, a 2006 Dodge Durango was struck by an unknown vehicle while parked in the 3500 block of Forest Grove Drive in the valley.

Traffic stop:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 7:26 p.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of Douglas Highway after citing the driver, a 48-year-old woman, on a charge of driving without a license.

Found property:

• An envelope containing an undisclosed amount of cash was turned into Juneau police at 8:51 a.m. Sunday after it was reportedly found on Brotherhood Bridge, spanning the Mendenhall River.

Animal encounters:

• A bear was reported getting into garbage at 12:18 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Gastineau Avenue downtown.

Calls related to alcohol: 6.

Calls related to domestic violence: 0.

Calls related to animal encounters: 1.



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