Police and Fire

Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

* A woman reported at 8:41 a.m. Wednesday from West Willoughby Avenue that a canvas bag containing miscellaneous items was stolen from her unlocked vehicle in a parking lot.

* Police responded to a report of stolen DVDs at 10:03 a.m. Wednesday near Mendenhall Mall Road.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

* A man reported at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday from Northwood Drive that someone had entered his vehicle Tuesday night and damaged his ignition.

* A man reported at 1:40 a.m. today from Front Street that one of his vehicle's tires was slashed. The estimated damage is $75.

Underage drinking:

* Two women, 17 and 19, were cited and released for underage drinking at 1:15 a.m. today near Savikko Park.

* Two men were cited and released at 2:26 a.m. today near South Franklin Street for underage drinking. Police said they were responding to reports of a fight in the area.

Vehicle accidents:

* Following a one-vehicle accident, police cited a man, 40, for careless driving and permitting a passenger under 16 to ride without a seat belt. About 2:53 p.m., the man lost control of his vehicle and drove off the road. The passenger, a girl, 15, was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital where she was treated for facial lacerations, whiplash and a bruised nose. She was released in good condition about 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to hospital officials. The vehicle sustained $1,000 in damage.

Hit-and-run incidents:

* Police responded to a hit-and-run report at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday near Pine Street. A woman said her red Chevy Blazer was struck on Oct. 31 by an unknown vehicle.

Other:

* A man, 21, was arrested at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday near Kodzoff Street for sexual abuse of a minor and two counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

* Police arrested a woman, 43, for criminal trespassing at 1:15 a.m. today near the Federal Building. She was lodged at the state prison.

* A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued Edwin Fuslvog, 70, after he collapsed on his fishing vessel Camalar in Seymour Bay, 30 miles south of Juneau, on Wednesday morning. A crewman found the skipper unconscious and radioed the Coast Guard about 11:30 a.m.

Despite thick snow and low visibility, a Coast Guard helicopter from Sitka was able to reach the man, hoist him aboard and transport him to Sitka Community Hospital. The hospital would not release Fuslvog's condition.

Alcohol-related calls: 3.



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