Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


Shortly before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman, 19, reported to police that she had lost a Nokia cell phone in the Northern Hot Spots parking lot on Jordan Avenue.

Suspicious circumstances:

About 1:30 a.m. today, a police officer observed an open door at a business on Front Street. A person responsible for the business responded to the scene and secured the door.

Traffic stop:

About 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 52, was cited on Old Dairy Road for driving while his license was canceled. He was then released. The vehicle was released to a driver whose license was in force.


About 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, police impounded a 1987 Pontiac 600 near the Williams Express exit on Egan Drive outbound. The vehicle was impounded for being left on the street and creating a traffic hazard.

Animal encounters:

Police received a bear complaint about 8 a.m. Tuesday from the Thunder Mountain Trailer Park in the Mendenhall Valley.

About 1 a.m. Wednesday, police received a complaint of a bear on South Franklin Street.


Early today, a Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew from Sitka airlifted a Hoonah man, 44, who suffered lung congestion and bleeding. The man arrived at Sitka in stable condition.

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 burglary reported to the Juneau Police Department on Aug. 22. The incident occurred at a Mendenhall Valley residence on Nancy Street. Stolen from the residence was $1,000 cash and six packs of cigarettes. Entry into the home was forced; an estimate of damage to the structure has not yet been determined.

If you have information on this residential burglary or any other local 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. Law enforcement tips may also be e-mailed to juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com.

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