Police and Fire

Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:


• A 28-year-old woman inmate at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center reported at 3:47 p.m. Saturday that she had been hit twice in the face by 25-year-old woman inmate. A trooper investigation is continuing.


• A Homelite chain saw and various hand tools were reported stolen from a storage building on Glacier Highway sometime between Oct. 9 and 16. The saw and equipment were valued at $1,120.

• A man, 25, was arrested for theft of services at 4:16 a.m. today on South Franklin Street. He was taken to and lodged at the state prison.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

• Two street signs and some political signs were reportedly spray-painted sometime over the weekend on Killewich Drive and Sharon Street.

• A mailbox reportedly was spray-painted on Betty Court sometime over the weekend.

Vehicle accidents:

• A woman, 66, was cited for failure to maintain a safe distance when her blue 1997 Subaru struck a green 1998 Subaru operated by a woman, 23, at the McNugget intersection at 12:51 p.m. Monday. No one was injured. The blue Subaru was totaled and the green Subaru sustained $1,000 in damage.

• A minor injury was reported when a brown Saab driven by a woman, 36, struck a silver Chevy truck, driven by a woman, 37, at 1:19 p.m. Monday at Glacier Highway and Shell Simmons Drive. Damage estimates were not available.

Hit-and-run incidents:

• An unknown vehicle struck a silver 2002 Dodge Caravan between 6 and 10 p.m. Saturday on Hospital Drive. About $480 in damage was reported to the front passenger side bumper.

Animal encounters:

• Bears were reported Monday at 7:02 a.m. on Foster Avenue, at 6:52 p.m. on South Franklin Street, at 7:56 p.m. on Churchill Way and at 8:19 p.m. on Egan Drive.


• A man discovered an unknown white man in his 6-mile North Douglas home at 9:23 p.m. Monday. The stranger, who said his last name was "Grace," left quickly on foot after he said he just wanted to get something to eat. Police said the homeowner discovered a small amount of money was missing. The suspect possibly gained entry through an open window in the kitchen, according to police. The stranger was wearing a black baseball cap, black coat and black winter boots. He appeared to be in his early 30s, was of medium build and had dark hair and a beard. Officers were unable to locate the suspect after searching the area and are asking for people to call the police department at 586-0600 with information about anyone matching the suspect's description.


• A gold necklace found on Tongass Boulevard was turned into the Juneau Police Department at 7:26 p.m. Monday.

• A woman reported she lost a green coin purse with a nursing license and $15 in cash at 2:30 a.m. today on South Franklin Street.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

Trending this week:


© 2018. All Rights Reserved.  | Contact Us