Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

About 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, police arrested Jeffrey Long, 39, on Hospital Drive for driving while intoxicated by a controlled substance. He was released at the Juneau Police Department. Then, however, he was taken to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center for violation of probation conditions by his alleged use of illegal drugs. His vehicle was impounded. The incident is still under investigation, police said this morning.

Thefts, lost & found items:

About 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, a woman, 37, reported her daughter's viola stolen from the girls' locker room in the gym at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The viola is valued at $617.

About 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, a citizen reported a two-tone blue bicycle stolen from a Hayes Way residence.

About 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 32, reported his gold wedding band stolen from Teal Street. The ring is valued at $1,000.

Shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 22, was arrested at Super Bear Supermarket for larceny and transported to state prison. Alcohol was involved in the incident.

About 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, a citizen turned in a backpack found on Willoughby Avenue. The backpack contained compact discs, a portable compact disc player and miscellaneous property. Police have placed the items in safekeeping.

Warrant arrests:

Shortly before 2 a.m. today, a man, 32, was arrested on Churchill Way on a $25,000 felony Juneau Alaska State Troopers superior court warrant charging one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and two counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor. The suspect was lodged at state prison.

Hit-and-run incidents:

Shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday, a man, 47, reported that his vehicle parked in the Centennial Hall parking lot was struck by another vehicle, which then left the scene.

Fires, alarms:

Capital City Fire & Rescue received a report of a smoke detector sounding shortly after noon Tuesday on the second floor of Lyle's Home Furnishings Inc. The alarm was canceled before firefighters could respond.

Animal encounters:

Shortly after 3 a.m. today, police received a report of a bear trapped in an enclosed porch on Behrends Avenue after the resident propped open the door to air out the smell of garbage. The bear bumped the door shut and caused about $300 to $400 damage while trying to escape. Police responded, opened the door, and the bear fled.

Drug-related calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 2.

Crime Line

Juneau Crime Line Inc. is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people responsible for a burglary reported to the Juneau Police Department on Sept. 17. The incident occurred at a business on Glacier Avenue. Access was forced through a front glass door, which was completely broken out. Value of any stolen merchandise has not yet been determined, but damage to the glass door was estimated at $600.

If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to use when claiming a reward of up to $1,000. E-mail may be sent to juneaucrimeline@yahoo.com.

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