Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Assault:

• Alaska State Troopers referred a reported weekend assault at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center to the Juneau district attorney. At 7:O4 a.m. Sunday, a prisoner, 37, allegedly assaulted a prisoner, 38. Both were local men. The man facing assault charges had been booked on charges alleging drunken driving after police arrested him less than five hours before the alleged assault.

Hit-and-run:

• Police took a report at 12:17 p.m. Monday of an unknown vehicle striking a Plymouth van on Willoughby Avenue. A long scrape on the passenger side of the van included white paint transfers.

Traffic stops:

• Police cited a woman, 39, on a charge of driving without a license at 4:25 p.m. Monday on Glacier Highway in the Auke Bay area. Police released the woman but impounded the vehicle she was driving.

Vandalism:

• A woman reported at 3:53 p.m. Monday that the window on the rear door of her Point Stephens Road residence had been broken out.

Animal encounters:

• At 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, a bear was reported trapped in the arctic entry of a Sesame Street residence. Officers helped the bear get out and leave the area. At 4:28 a.m. Tuesday, a bear was reported getting into trash at a Cloverdale Street residence. At 6:48 a.m. Tuesday, a woman reported two bear cubs, apparently motherless, on her Mendenhall Loop Road porch. A caller also reported a bear at 3:54 p.m. Monday in the Mendenhall Loop Road area.

Crime Line:

A cash register and about $100 was taken from a downtown area business Aug. 30.

Juneau Police believe one or more people entered the business through fire escape doors. The Royal model 382NX cash register was valued at $250.

Police are seeking information about the person or persons who entered the business. They also want to know about anyone who has been seen in possession of the stolen cash register.

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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