Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Cassandra Russell, 33, on a felony drunken-driving charge at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday on inbound Egan Drive near Sunny Point in the Lemon Creek area. Police additionally charged her with driving with a revoked license. They lodged Russell at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle she was driving.

Domestic dispute:

• Police arrested a man, 64, on a domestic-violence assault charge at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday in the area of the hospital. They lodged him at the state prison.


• At 10:42 a.m. Tuesday, a 21-speed mountain bike was reported stolen sometime Sunday or Monday in the 8400 block of Nugget Drive in the Valley. The bike was believed to have been left unlocked.

• Two speakers were reported stolen at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday from a 1990 Toyota truck in the 8600 block of Duran Street in the Valley.


• A Tony Knowles campaign sign was reported cut into several pieces at 12:07 p.m. Monday in the 9000 block of Long Run Drive in the Valley.

• At 3:02 p.m. Monday, damage was reported to a window from a BB gun sometime during the previous two days in the 4100 block of Riverside Drive in the Valley.

• At 7:21 p.m. Monday, a passenger-side window on a 1991 Ford Ranger was reported broken while parked between 6 and 9 p.m. in the 1400 block of Harbor Way downtown.

• A window was reported broken out of a building at 6:44 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Third Street in Douglas.

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a woman, 62, alleging she made an unsafe lane change contributing to an accident at 1:57 p.m. Monday at Riverside Drive and Mendenhall Mall Road. Damage from the accident was estimated at less than $500.

Animal encounters:

• A bear that reportedly got into a bear-proof container was reported eating garbage at 9:39 p.m. Monday near a residence in the 400 block of South Franklin Street downtown. Also, a non-aggressive bear was reported at 10:55 p.m. Monday wandering in the 1600 block of Douglas Highway, and a bear was reported getting into garbage in front of a residence in the 4400 block of Kanat'a Street in the Valley.

Crime Line

Police officers who responded to an alarm at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at the new SEARHC clinic on Salmon Creek Lane determined that someone had entered the building through a broken window near the entrance.

Police did not locate a suspect at the scene, but concluded that medication had been stolen. Police are still following leads in the case.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization made up of a cross-section of the community. It is designed to aid police agencies with their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and are given a number to claim rewards, which can run 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 juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com. The Crime Line Web site is www.geocities.com/juneaucrimeline.

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