Police and Fire

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


Shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, a man, 38, was arrested at the Arctic Bar for assault and criminal mischief. Further investigation found he had an outstanding Sitka Police Department warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation; the original charge was interfering with an arrest. Alcohol was involved in the incident. The man was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Thefts, lost and found items:

About 7:30 a.m. Monday, a man, 54, reported several items stolen from his unlocked vehicle parked on Indian Street. The items included a Nokia cell phone, a Swiss Army knife and an ashtray.

About 8:15 a.m. Monday, a woman, 55, reported her unlocked vehicle on Miner Court was rifled. A single-blade pocket knife with a wood grain handle was stolen. The value of the knife was estimated at $10.

Shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, a woman, 47, reported her yellow and brown deer skin wallet was stolen from an unlocked briefcase at the Alaska Office Building.

About 10:30 a.m. Monday, a woman, 48, reported her child's blue and yellow mountain bike with 20-inch wheels was stolen from Jennifer Drive on Friday.

About 11:30 a.m. Monday, a man, 27, reported losing his black Nokia cell phone valued at $239 somewhere in Juneau.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, a man, 36, reported finding an 18-speed blue bike on Glacier Highway.

About 2 p.m. Monday, a woman, 38, reported losing her black wallet downtown. A citizen found the wallet and turned it in to the Juneau Police Station. It was claimed by its owner and its contents were intact.

About 2:15 p.m. Monday, a residence on Aurora Drive was found to have been burglarized and a vehicle stolen. The vehicle was located. Lance Cesar, 33, was arrested on two felony charges, first-degree vehicle theft and first-degree burglary. Cesar was lodged at state prison.

About 3:15 p.m. Monday, a man, 38, was placed under citizen's arrest at SuperBear market for shoplifting. He was released.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

About 8:40 a.m. Monday, a man, 60, reported two windows valued at about $100 were broken at his Glacier Highway residence over the weekend.

Vehicle accidents:

Shortly before noon Monday, a man, 48, was cited for failure to yield after a left turn when a Ford truck he was operating struck a Dodge pickup. Damage to the Ford was estimated at $1,000. Damage to the Dodge was estimated at $3,000. There were no injuries.

About 6 p.m. Monday, police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Riverside Drive near Stephen Richards Memorial Drive involving a Ford Taurus that struck a Mazda. A man, 44, was cited for failure to yield after a stop. A passenger was treated for a facial injury.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, a man, 43, reported his 1991 Ford Explorer was hit while parked in the Moose Lodge parking lot. The left rear quarter panel and transmission were damaged.

Animal encounters:

Shortly after 11 p.m. Monday, police received a report of a bear on North Douglas Highway.

About 1:30 a.m. today, police received a report of a bear on Lemon Creek Road.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.

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