Police and Fire

Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

A woman reported at 6:14 p.m. Monday near James Boulevard that her Huffy bike was stolen during the night.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

A man reported at 10:51 a.m. Monday near Mendenhall Peninsula Road that someone had cut the brake line on his Ford F150.

Vehicle accidents:

Police cited a woman, 30, at 7:51 a.m. Monday near Egan Drive for failure to maintain a safe distance following a three-vehicle accident. The woman driving a white Subaru struck a blue Sunbird driven by a man, 55. The man's car then struck a blue Chevy truck driven by a woman, 44. There were no injuries. The Subaru sustained $2,000 in damage, and the Sunbird had $1,000 in damage.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Police responded to a report by a man at 2:30 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway that his station wagon had been struck while parked at about 11 a.m. The vehicle sustained damage to the license plate and the rear hatch area.

Other:

A woman reported at 7:17 a.m. Monday near Radcliffe Court that her vehicles had been rifled three times in the past two months. Police advised her to lock the vehicles.

Capital City Fire and Rescue responded at 6:15 p.m. Monday near Fourth Street in Douglas to a kitchen fire. The oven over-heated, which caused a small fire. Firefighters extinguished the blaze by shutting off the heat source to the stove.

Fire and Rescue responded at 8:50 p.m. Monday near Egan Drive and Sunny Point to the report of a vehicle fire. Firefighters said when they arrived the car was completely on fire. The vehicle driven by a boy, 17, was totaled, but the boy escaped the car unharmed.



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