Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Vehicle accidents:

• Police cited a 17-year-old boy on a charge alleging he failed to exercise due care to avoid a collision at 2:40 p.m. Monday at Mendenhall Loop Road and Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. The boy crashed his 1995 Dodge Neon into a 1997 Hyundai. Damage to the Neon was estimated at $4,500. Damage to the Hyundai was estimated at $500. No injuries were reported.

• Police cited a 22-year-old woman on a charge alleging she failed to stop at a stop sign at an accident reported at 8:22 a.m. Tuesday at Tongass Boulevard and Dudley Street in the Mendenhall Valley. The woman was driving a 1993 Ford Escort that collided with a 2000 Ford Expedition. Damage to the Expedition was estimated at $2,000. Damage to the Escort was estimated at $5,000. No injuries were reported.

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested John Katzeek, 28, on a charge alleging drunken driving at 4 p.m. Monday on Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area. Police lodged him at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle he was driving. Police also cited Katzeek on charges alleging reckless endangerment and driving without a license.


• A black sport-style purse containing various cards, identification and $300 was reported stolen at 10:04 p.m. Monday near Hospital Drive.


• Police arrested a 35-year-old man on charges alleging criminal trespass at 2:40 p.m. Monday near South Franklin Street.

Crime Line:

Police learned on Oct. 3 that a .30-06-caliber Winchester Model 70 rifle had been stolen from a storage unit broken into at a Nowell Avenue residence.

The left-handed rifle had a wooden stock and a stainless-steel barrel. It was equipped with a Bushnell 3-by-9 scope. The rifle is valued at $1,000.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Juneau Police Department or Crime Line immediately.

If you are interested in becoming a board member of Crime Line, write P.O. Box 20141, Juneau, AK, 99802.

Crime Line is a nonprofit organization composed of a cross section of the community and is designed to aid police agencies in their investigations. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to claim a reward of up to $1,000. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243 or send an e-mail to uneaucrime@yahoo.com.

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