Police & Fire

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Anthony Eugene Vrell, 36, on a charge alleging drunken driving at 3:01 p.m. Sunday at Main Street and Egan Drive. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and called a tow truck to impound the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested Jimmy Dalton Best, 62, on charges alleging drunken driving and reckless endangerment at 8:34 p.m. Sunday at Glacier Highway and Industrial Boulevard. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested Jerry Stacy Burns, 37, on charges alleging drunken driving and driving while his licensed was canceled. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a 49-year-old woman on a charge alleging she failed to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of her after an accident at 2:13 p.m. Sunday at Glacier Highway and Jordan Avenue. The woman was driving an Isuzu Rodeo that struck a Dodge Caravan from behind. Damage was estimated at $500 to the Caravan and $300 to the Isuzu.

• At 9:37 p.m. Sunday, a red 2000 Mazda pickup truck reportedly struck a lamp pole on South Franklin Street. Both the vehicle and pole reportedly sustained minor damage, but the driver had left the scene by the time police arrived.

Theft:

• A brown leather wallet containing miscellaneous identification was reported stolen at 3:38 p.m. Sunday, from somewhere in the Juneau area.

Lost property:

• A man reported losing a 12-gauge shotgun at 10:40 p.m. Sunday near Sunny Point Way. The shotgun was valued at $500.

Vandalism:

• At 10:36 a.m. Monday, a man reported two windows, each valued at $1,500, were broken out of a Glacier Avenue building.

Underage drinking:

• Police responded to a disturbance at 1:43 a.m. Monday near Foster Avenue and cited a 20-year-old man on a charge alleging underage drinking.

Animal encounters:

• A bear reportedly broke into a shed and took garbage from inside at 12:38 a.m. Monday near Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area. At 2:28 a.m. in the same general area, a bear was reported breaking into a locked wooden box used for storing garbage. A bear also was reported at 10:09 p.m. Sunday near Crowhill Drive in Douglas.



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