Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

Shortly before 1 a.m. today, Vickie Adams, 43, was arrested for drunken driving on Glacier Avenue. Adams was transported to and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Her vehicle was impounded.

Thefts, lost & found property:

Shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 40, reported a black IBM ThinkPad laptop computer (valued at $4,000) in a Hamilton aluminum carrying case ($300) was stolen from his vehicle on Rainbow Row between 11 p.m. Monday and 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.

About 11 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 64, reported her mailbox contents had been rifled on Rainbow Row. A neighbor found some of her mail in the woods nearby.

Shortly before noon Tuesday, a man, 49, brought to the Juneau Police Department a black Huffy bicycle he had found in the Alaskan & Proud market parking lot. The bike was placed into safekeeping.

About 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 36, reported finding a red bicycle on Gee Street. The bike was placed into safekeeping at JPD.


About 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters from the downtown fire hall responded to a report of a roof fire on Merchants Wharf. Roofers laying down some new roofing material heated tar with a torch, and the tar ignited. A passerby made the report. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived.

About 2:30 a.m. today, firefighters responded to a smoke complaint on Kanat'a Dei Street. There was light fog and smoke in the area; firefighters were unable to locate a source for the smoke.

Vehicle accidents:

About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 37, reported a minor motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Fourth and Seward streets. A 1990 Chevy truck operated by a man backed up and struck her 1988 Dodge Colt. Operators exchanged information.

Shortly after noon Tuesday, a woman, 19, reported an accident on Monday involving a 1986 Mazda pickup that struck her parked 1993 Ford pickup on Mendenhall Peninsula Road. Damage to the Ford was estimated at $1,500.

About 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Egan Drive outbound near Sunny Point. The accident involved a 1989 Honda Accord operated by a woman, 37, and a 1997 Honda Accord operated by a woman, 43. Vehicle operators exchanged information.


About 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 44, reported her 1987 Jeep Cherokee hit by an unknown vehicle while parked in downtown Juneau.


Shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, a woman reported finding a small package containing a suspicious white powder on Seward Street. A police officer responded and retrieved the package.

Animal encounters:

Shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, police received a complaint about a bear at Kodzoff Acres Mobile Home Park II in the Mendenhall Valley.

Shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday, police received a complaint about a bear at Churchill Trailer Park.

Shortly before midnight Tuesday, police received a complaint about a bear in a Dumpster in Cedar Park.

About 6:30 a.m. today, police received a report of a bear getting into garbage on Lemon Creek Road.


On Monday, police received two complaints about panhandling downtown. An officer was unable to locate the suspect then, but contacted a man, 45, about 10 a.m. Tuesday and issued him a warning.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

Drug-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 the beating death of Daniel Brux-Brown. On May 22, Brux-Brown was found dead at his residence at the Gastineau Apartments. This unsolved homicide remains under intense investigation.

If you have information on this homicide or any other local 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. E-mail messages may be sent to juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com.

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