Police & Fire

Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2004

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested Jim Willie Marks, 63, on a drunken-driving charge at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday on Third Street in Douglas. They lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


• A black imitation-leather wallet was reported stolen at 12:34 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of South Franklin Street. The wallet reportedly held $60.

Vehicle accidents:

• A man, 18, was cited on a charge of failing to maintain a safe distance in traffic in an accident at 2:27 p.m. Tuesday at Juneau-Douglas High School. He was driving a 1995 Jeep that reportedly struck a 1997 Cadillac operated by a woman, 46.

• A woman, 25, was treated for minor injuries at the scene of an accident at 7:44 a.m. on inbound Egan Drive at Aurora Harbor. Police also cited her on a speeding charge. She was driving a 2001 Toyota pickup that rolled after striking a 2000 Subaru driven by a woman, 33. Damage was estimated as $2,500 to the Subaru and $6,000 to the Toyota.

• One person was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital after an accident at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday on Glacier Highway and Old Dairy Road near the airport. A 2003 Toyota, driven by a man, 56, reportedly collided with a 1994 Chevrolet, driven by a man, 53.

Traffic stops:

• Police impounded a vehicle at 2:41 a.m. Wednesday on Mendenhall Loop Road and Mendenhall mall Road after citing its driver, a man, 33, on a charge of driving without a license.


• Troopers issued a summons for a man, 30, at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to appear in court on charges of driving with a revoked license and unauthorized use of disabled person's parking. The man reportedly had driven to the building housing the troopers' post on Sherwood Lane and parked in a spot reserved for handicapped drivers.

Animal encounters:

• Police received reports Tuesday of bears at 7:56 p.m. in the 2000 block of Cohen Drive, north of the Tee Harbor area, and at 8:44 p.m. in the 4300 Block of University Drive in Auke Bay. They also received a report of a bear getting into garbage at 3:28 a.m. Wednesday in the 8100 block of Poplar Avenue in the Valley.

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