Police & Fire

Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2008

Juneau police and fire officials and state police reported:

Domestic dispute:

• At about 11:50 p.m. Thursday, a 45-year-old man was arrested on a charge of misconduct with a weapon in the 8500 block of Valley Road. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Drunken driving:

• At about 2:30 a.m. Friday, Douglas Freeman, 47, was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicate and refusal on Egan Drive. He was lodged at the state prison.

• At about 1 a.m. Saturday, Sean Robert Merritt, 25, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in the 1100 block of Ninth Street. He was lodged at the state prison.

• At about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Jared Anthony Leichty, 25, was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated and providing false information to a law enforcement officer on Douglas Highway. He was lodged at the state prison.

Intoxicated subject:

• At about 3 a.m. Saturday, a 32-year-old man was cited and released on a charge of being drunk on a licensed premise downtown.

Motor vehicle accident:

• At about 7:10 a.m. Friday, a woman drove her vehicle into a ditch in the 1700 block of Central Avenue. She was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

• At about 1 p.m. Friday, two vehicles were involved in an accident on Glacier Avenue.

• At about 2:30 p.m. Friday, a 40-year-man reported that his truck was struck while parked, causing an estimated $3,000 in damage, in the 9100 block of Mendenhall Mall Road.

• At about 1:50 p.m. Friday, an unknown vehicle struck a parked vehicle and left the scene in the 4400 block of Julep Street.

Sex crime:

• At about 6 p.m. Thursday, police reported the investigation of a sexual assault in the Juneau area.


• At about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, a 57-year-old reported the theft of a red mountain bike in the 8600 block of Teal Street.

• At about 2:10 p.m. Thursday, a 31-year-old man reported the theft of a rifle on Glacier Highway.

• At about 12:15 p.m. Friday, a 30-year-old man reported the theft of services valued at $26 in the 200 block of Seward Street.

• At about 10:20 p.m. Friday, a 50-year-old reported that her wallet was stolen from her unlocked vehicle in the 3100 block of Riverside Drive.


• At about 8 p.m. Friday, a 48-year-old man reported that his window was vandalized in the 3500 block of Forest Grove Drive.

• At about 8:40 p.m. Friday, a 52-year-old woman reported that her house was egged in the 8600 block of Dudley Street.


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