Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 06, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Theft:

• A purse was reported stolen at 1:33 p.m. Monday somewhere in the Juneau area. It reportedly contained $67 and various cards.

• A purse containing identification and an unspecified amount of cash was reported stolen at 9:09 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Front Street downtown.

• A silver-colored metal bracelet with an eagle shark lovebird design was reported stolen at 8:25 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Irwin Street downtown. The bracelet was signed by Thomas Williams and valued at $200.

Hit and run:

• At 2:25 p.m. Monday, a man reported his black 1996 Chrysler Sebring was struck by an unknown vehicle while it was parked in the 9100 clock of Mendhenhall Mall Road.

Traffic stop:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 9:19 p.m. Monday after citing the driver, a man, 38, of Louisiana, on Mendenhall Loop Road and Nancy Street.

Animal encounters:

• At 8:47 p.m. Monday, a bear with two cubs was reported walking on Slate Drive in the Mendenhall Valley. Two other bear incidents were reported to police Monday in the Valley. At 10:49 p.m., a bear was reported getting into garbage that had been secured in an enclosure in the 4400 block of Kanat'a Street. At 11:17 p.m., a bear cub was reported bawling near the 8400 block of Thunder Mountain Road. An officer responding to that incident issued a litter citation. While doing so, the officer observed the cub climb from a tree and leave the area.

Crime Line

On Aug. 25, vandalism at Aldersgate Church on Cinema Drive was reported to police.

Four windows were damaged. All had holes in them, and they appeared to have been shot with a BB gun. Damage was estimated at $3,000.

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

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization made up of a cross-section of the community. It is designed to aid police agencies with their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and are given a number to claim rewards, which can run 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 juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com. The Crime Line Web site is www.geocities.com/juneaucrimeline.



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