Police and Fire

Posted: Monday, October 15, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

Cheri Ross, 42, was arrested for drunken driving at 11:12 p.m. Saturday near West Willoughby Avenue. She was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and the vehicle was impounded.

Robert Potswald, 47, was arrested for drunken driving at 11:12 p.m. Saturday near West Willoughby Avenue. He was charged also with driving with a revoked or suspended license. He was lodged at the state prison and his vehicle was impounded.

Randall Ford, 40, was arrested at 4:20 p.m. Saturday near Nugget Drive for drunken driving. He additionally was charged with reckless endangerment and lodged at the state prison.

Police arrested Bryan Bottleson, 56, for drunken driving at 10:56 p.m. Saturday near Trout Street. He was charged also for driving while his license was revoked. Bail was set at $1,000. The vehicle was impounded.

Larry Hotch Sr., 49, was arrested at 3:07 a.m. Sunday near Channel Vista Drive. He was charged additionally with three counts of reckless endangerment and lodged at the state prison. His vehicle was impounded.

Police arrested Gregory Bacon, 22, at 5:04 a.m. Sunday near Alaway Street and Gull Street for drunken driving and four counts of reckless endangerment. He was lodged at the state prison.

Assaults:

Police arrested a man, 22, at 12:56 a.m. Sunday on North Franklin Street for disorderly conduct. Bail was set at $500.

A woman, 34, was arrested for domestic violence assault at 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the downtown area. She was lodged at the state prison.

Police arrested Franklin Hotch, 30, for assault. Hotch was sentenced last week on two unrelated charges of evading police, drunken driving and negligent driving. He was lodged at the state prison as a result of this arrest.

Thefts:

A woman reported at 8:40 a.m. Sunday near Mountainside Drive that a purse and CDs were stolen from a vehicle.

A man reported at 12:08 p.m. Saturday near Mountainside Drive that three fishing reels were stolen from his boat, which was damaged during the robbery.

Police responded to a report from a woman at 10:20 a.m. Sunday about a cell phone lost someone in Juneau in September. The woman said the person who found it made some phone calls.

A man reported at 3:46 p.m. Sunday near Glacier Highway that an HP Johnson outboard motor was stolen from a boat parked at a residence.

Police responded to a report at 6:06 p.m. Sunday at Super Bear Supermarket that two boys, 12 and 15, stole six packages of Magic trading cards valued at $20.75.

Drugs:

A boy, 16, was arrested at 10:31 p.m. Sunday near Hurlock Avenue for misconduct involving a controlled substance. He was charged with possession of marijuana.

Underage drinking:

Police cited three men, all 19, and a woman, 18, for underage drinking at 5:04 a.m. Sunday near Alaway Street and Gull Street.

A girl, 17, was cited for underage drinking during a fight at 4:21 a.m. Sunday near Third Street. She was taken to the Johnson Youth Center.

Animal encounters:

Bears were reported Saturday at 1:36 a.m. near Mendenhall Mall Road; Sunday at 1:14 p.m. near Sunset Street, 5:26 p.m. near Renninger Way, 7:55 p.m. near Lemon Creek Road; and today at 12:50 a.m. near Kmart.

Domestic violence calls: 2.

Alcohol-related calls: 9.

Drug-related calls: 1.



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