Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 01, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Traffic accidents

• Capital City Fire and Rescue crews treated a man for possible neck and back injuries after a single-vehicle accident at 7:12 p.m. Monday on Glacier Highway near Auke Bay. When they arrived at the scene, they found a four-wheel-drive pickup truck off the road and a man standing along the highway. After treating the man at the scene, they took him to Bartlett Regional Hospital. His condition was unavailable.


• At 1:37 p.m. Monday, a woman reported that the 1991 Isuzu Trooper she was using was hit by an unknown vehicle between 8:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on West Eighth Street. No damage estimate was available.

• At 3:55 p.m. Monday, a man reported his 1998 Dodge Stratus was damaged while parked on West Willoughby Avenue. The Dodge sustained scratches and a small dent. The cost of repairs was unknown.

Domestic disputes

• Police arrested a 42-year-old man at 1:24 p.m. Monday on a charge alleging domestic-violence assault. The man was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


• At 3:12 p.m. Monday, a caller reported that sometime the previous night a window was broken out of Mendenhall Loop Road building. Damage was estimated at $200.

Animal encounters:

• Two bear cubs and a sow were reported getting into trash at 9:47 p.m. Monday on West 12th Street. The sow had broken into a secure trash can and was taking trash up into the woods for the cubs. An officer was dispatched to look for the owner of the trash container. At 9:01 p.m. Monday, three little bears were reported wandering down Erin Street. Also, at 2:05 a.m. Tuesday, a sow and cubs were reported in the area of Irwin Street.

Crime Line:

A garage was burglarized Aug. 6 at a Melrose Street residence.

The person or people who entered the garage pried the ignition cover off a vehicle and stole a Kenwood stereo, amplifier and speakers, along with various compact discs, a red tool box and two sets of tools. One of the tool sets is an Air Impact tool set.

The value of the stolen items was placed at $2,075.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line immediately.

If you are interested in becoming a board member of Crime Line, write P.O. Box 20141, Juneau, AK, 99802.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross section of the community and is designed to aid police agencies in their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to claim a reward of up to $1,000. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to juneaucrime@yahoo.com.

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