Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Theft:

• A set of winter chains and a stop sign were reported stolen at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Riverside Drive in the Mendenhall Valley.

• At 8:39 a.m. Tuesday, two passports and about 40 to 50 compact discs were reported stolen from inside a van in the 1700 block of Glacier Avenue downtown.

Shoplifting:

• Police cited an 18-year-old man on a charge of concealing merchandise at 12:24 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Willoughby Avenue downtown.

Vandalism:

• At 2:57 p.m. Monday, the passenger window of a 1990 Toyota truck in the 1700 block of Northwood Drive was reported broken and key marks were reported down its side.

• Two vehicles were reported vandalized at 7:51 a.m. Tuesday in the 2200 block of Industrial Boulevard.

• A mailbox was reported vandalized in the 4400 block of Mountainside Drive in the Twin Lakes area.

Traffic stops:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 1:02 a.m. Tuesday on Egan Drive in the Mendenhall Valley after citing the 15-year-old boy driving it on a charge of driving without a license.

• Police impounded a vehicle at 5:52 a.m. Tuesday after citing the 38-year-old man driving it on a charge of driving without a license.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a 17-year-old boy on a charge of underage drinking at 2:26 a.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of Postal Way in the Valley.

Animal encounters:

• A bear was reported at 5:54 a.m. Tuesday eating garbage in the 6000 block of Chatham Drive in the Lemon Creek area. Bears also were reported trying to get into garbage at 12:22 a.m. Tuesday in the 5900 block of Churchill Way in the Lemon Creek area and at 1:02 a.m. Tuesday near Gastineau School in the Douglas area. At 9:25 p.m. Monday, a bear reportedly removed a can from a shed in the 5900 block of Churchill Way and at 8:56 p.m. Monday, a bar was reported in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway.

Calls related to alcohol: 1.

Calls related to domestic violence: 0.



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