Police & Fire

Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Donte Almenzor, 35, of Craig on a drunken-driving charge at 1:52 a.m. Saturday on Egan Drive near Eighth Street downtown. Police released him and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested Robert Robinson, 32, on a drunken-driving charge at 1:57 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Glacier Avenue downtown. They also charged him with refusing a chemical test. Police lodged Robinson at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested Charles Kepford, 20, on a drunken-driving charge at 2:27 a.m. Saturday on Bentwood Place near the airport. They also charged him with failing to stop at the direction of an officer. Police lodged Kepford at the state prison and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested Erik Steveland, 25, a Washington state resident, on a drunken-driving charge at 2:46 a.m. Saturday on outbound Egan Drive near Aurora Harbor. They lodged him at the state prison and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

Domestic violence:

• Police arrested a woman, 23, on charges of domestic-violence assault and filing a false police report at 7:44 a.m. Saturday in the Douglas area. Police reported that additional charges could be filed against the woman and others in her residence.

Assault:

• Police arrested a woman, 22, on an assault charge at 3:43 a.m. Saturday in the 9300 block of Glacier Highway near the airport. They lodged her at the state prison.

Theft:

• Police cited a woman, 18, on a shoplifting charge at 10:01 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of Willoughby Avenue.

Vandalism:

• Two tires were reported slashed on a 1988 Ford Ranger at 12:29 p.m. Thursday near the 8000 block of Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

• A tire on a Ford Ranger was reported slashed at 10:50 a.m. Friday near the 9000 block of Mendenhall Loop Road.

• A 2003 Dodge Durango was reported scratched at 1:16 p.m. Friday near Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

• The passenger-side mirror on a 1992 Chevrolet Astro van was reported broken at 9:10 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of Vintage Boulevard in the Mendenhall Valley.

• A sign was reported vandalized at 9:08 a.m. Saturday in the 4300 block of Taku Boulevard in the Valley.

Vehicle rifling:

• At 10:51 a.m. Saturday, a woman reported her unlocked Subaru had been rifled in the 2800 block of Linda Avenue in the Valley. No damage to the vehicle or missing items were reported.

Traffic accidents:

• At 1:19 p.m. Friday, a 1997 Ford, operated by a man, 43, reportedly struck, a 2002 Honda, operated by a woman, 48, in the rear in the 3300 block of Douglas Highway. Police cited the man after the accident.

• A boy, 15, reportedly sustained minor injuries at 6:57 p.m. Friday when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a 1993 Toyota pickup driven by a man, 51. Damage to the truck was estimated at $400.

Hit and run:

• A woman reported at 3:11 p.m. Thursday that an unknown vehicle struck her parked Chevrolet Metro in the 9000 block of Bonnett Way near the airport.

• A woman reported at 4:31 p.m. Friday that her 2004 Ford Escort was struck by an unknown vehicle somewhere in the Juneau area.

Found property:

• At 4:46 p.m. Thursday, a man turned over to police a locked safe he reportedly found near Basin Road near downtown.

• At 1:43 p.m. Friday, a blue six-speed boy's mountain bike and a silver boy's BMX bike were placed in safekeeping by police after they were reportedly found near Kiowa and Nugget drives in the Valley.

• A woman's Huffy mountain bike was reported found at 10:55 a.m. Saturday in Melvin Park in the Valley.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited two men, both 19, on charges of underage drinking at 5:08 a.m. Friday near the 1000 block of West Ninth Street.

Animal encounters:

• A black bear was struck and killed by a 2003 Subaru at 10:18 p.m. Thursday on Glacier Highway in the Tee Harbor area. The car, driven by a woman, 18, sustained an estimated $2,000 in damage.

• A man, 44, reported the 2000 Honda CRV he was driving hit a deer at 6:52 p.m. Friday at Lena Loop Road and Glacier Highway. Damage to the car was estimated between $1,000 and $1,500. Condition of the deer was unknown.



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