Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and Alaska State Troopers reported:


About 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to the report of an assault in the Lemon Creek area. They subsequently arrested a man, 18, for domestic violence assault. He was transported to and lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

About 2:15 a.m. today, a man, 33, was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital from Merchants Wharf for a minor injury, after police responded to reports requesting assistance. The man stated he had been robbed, but his injuries seemed more consistent with a fall. He was not missing any money, and he offered only a vague description of the suspect. Alcohol was involved in the incident.

Thefts, lost and found property:

About 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 28, reported from Kanat'a Street that her wedding dress (size 12 petite, with a 5-foot train) had been stolen from her residence. She noticed the dress missing on Monday and believes it was stolen within the last week.

Shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 50, reported from a business on Fifth Street that her dark blue nylon briefcase containing a reading light, papers, wallet, checkbook and cash were stolen Monday at about 5:30 p.m.

About 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 26, reported a container of diesel fuel stolen from the back of a boat parked on Douglas Highway on Thursday. The container was later located empty in the area.

Shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 75, reported a wallet lost somewhere in Juneau.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

About 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 26, reported her 1994 Toyota Paseo was keyed the length of the driver's side some time during the past weekend while it was parked on Douglas Highway.

Warrant arrest:

About 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 22, was arrested in a Lemon Creek parking lot on an outstanding Juneau Police Department warrant. The original charge was assault/recklessly causing injury. The man was transported to and lodged at state prison.

Shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday, an intoxicated man, 30, was arrested on Seward Street on an outstanding Alaska State Trooper warrant from Palmer issued for failure to appear for a hearing. The original charge was reckless driving.

Vehicle accidents:

Just before 9 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to the report of an accident on Egan Drive inbound near Williams Express. A red Ford van and a green 1999 Subaru were both inbound when the Ford hit the Subaru, pushing it into the median. The driver of the Ford, a woman, 36, was cited for making an unsafe lane change. The Ford suffered $1,500 damage. The Subaru, driven by a woman, 56, suffered $2,500 damage. No one was injured.


Shortly after midnight Tuesday, police received a report of shots being fired in the Sunset Street area of Lemon Creek. Police determined the noise had been caused by fireworks. A man, 30, agreed to be quieter.

Animal encounters:

Shortly before 3 a.m. today, it was reported to police that a bear had entered a nine-plex on Calhoun Avenue via an open door and was walking the halls. But then the bear departed.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

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 burglary Aug. 25 at a utility trailer on Wren Drive. Access into the trailer was forced and numerous tools were stolen. The tools include four strip screw guns, three palm nailers, five nail guns, five worm-drive skill saws, two 10-inch chop saws, three aluminum extension ladders, four wooden step ladders, and several miscellaneous hand tools. Combined value is estimated at more than $5,000.

If you have information on this 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.

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