Police & Fire

Posted: Thursday, October 07, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Assault:

• Troopers reported Wednesday that they responded Monday to a report of a fight involving two male students at Angoon High School. A man, 19, punched another man, 17, in the face twice in a dispute over a compact disc player. Troopers filed information with the Sitka District Attorney's Office for possible assault charges.

Warrant arrest:

• Police arrested Rod Sivertsen, 33, at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Fourth Street on a warrant from troopers charging him with felony third-degree criminal mischief. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Theft:

• At 5:39 p.m. Tuesday, a red canvas backpack was reported stolen sometime Monday. The backpack contained school textbooks, supplies and notes, as well as $10.

Vandalism:

• Police arrested a man, 29, on a criminal mischief charge at 11:38 p.m. Tuesday in the 9100 block of Glacier Highway, near the airport, in relation to a report of vandalism. Police took him to the state prison.

• At 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, a caller reported a rock had been thrown through a living room window in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive in the Mendenhall Valley. The replacement cost was estimated at $300.

Animal encounters:

• Several non-aggressive bears were reported at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday after they were spotted in a tree in the 1200 block of Cross Street in Auke Bay. At 4:27 a.m. Wednesday, a non-aggressive bear was reportedly seen digging through garbage near Franklin Street.



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