Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 04, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

About 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 34, reported her wallet stolen from her vehicle in the Marine Park parking garage.

About 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, an older red van left Gas N Go without paying for $6.56 in fuel.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

Shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 29, reported his 1996 BMW 740 keyed sometime during the last two days at Canton House.

Vehicle accidents:

About 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to the report of a rollover accident on Egan Drive outbound near Channel Drive. A man, 58, was driving a 1994 Jeep Cherokee. There were no injuries. Damage to the Jeep was estimated at $7,000.

About 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 29, lost control on the icy roadway of Glacier Highway and slid into the ditch. His Ford Crown Victoria suffered $4,500 damage.

Shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday, a blue Subaru station wagon spun out at the McNugget intersection and struck a light pole. Police responded to the report, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 53, reported her Nissan Sentra rear-ended near Alaway Avenue by a white Ford van. Drivers exchanged information.

A minute before 8 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 29, operating a Suzuki Sidekick was involved in a collision with a Ford pickup on Brotherhood Bridge. The Suzuki suffered $4,000 damage and was towed from the scene. The pickup suffered $2,000 damage.

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to the report of a vehicle in the Mendenhall Wetlands. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

Shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 51, lost control of her 2000 Chevy Tracker on ice near Auke Bay and rolled into the ditch. The vehicle was totaled.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 40, was cited for careless driving when her 1999 Toyota collided with a 1992 Ford Mustang on Egan Drive inbound.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a hit-and-run on Glacier Highway. The collision caused minor damage to a Buick Skylark.

Animal encounters:

About 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of two small bears getting into empty garbage cans in the vicinity of the Inn at the Waterfront.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a bear on Birch Lane getting into garbage.

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 theft reported to the Juneau Police Department on July 27. The incident occurred at a Front Street business. Stolen was about $1,500 cash missing from one of the cash boxes inside the business' safe. Signs of forced entry into the business or the safe were not apparent.

If you have information on this theft, suspected drunken drivers 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. Send e-mail with leads or suspects to juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com.



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