Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Vehicle accidents:

• An estimated $1,000 in damage was reported in an accident at 1 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Glacier Avenue. The accident involved a 2001 Ford Taurus and a 1992 Oldsmobile Achieva.

Hit and run:

• A man reported at 4:16 p.m. Monday that his Jeep Cherokee had been hit by an unknown vehicle on Oct. 27 while it was parked near Gastineau Avenue in downtown Juneau. The Jeep sustained damage to the driver's side taillight and rear bumper.

Theft:

• A man reported the theft of a brown violin and bow at 1:48 p.m. Monday from the 3800 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. The violin and bow were reportedly in a black and silver case. The loss was listed at $300.

• A men's black and gold KHS 21-speed bicycle was reported stolen at 4:15 p.m. Monday in the 4400 block of Kanat'a Street in the Mendenhall Valley. The bike was valued at $600.

• At 9:43 a.m. Tuesday, a man reported the theft of his red mountain bike from his carport in the 9300 block of Lee Smith Drive, near the airport. The bike reportedly was not secured and valued at $100.

• A woman reported at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday that her daughter's bicycle was stolen sometime Monday in the 1600 block of Renninger Street in the Lemon Creek area.

Vandalism:

• At 6:59 a.m. Tuesday, a man reported that someone slashed the tires on four of his vehicles the previous night in the 9100 block of Glacier Highway. Damage was estimated at $700.

• A man reported at 10:05 a.m. Tuesday that a vandal had thrown eggs at his residence sometime the previous night in the 4500 block of Robbie Road in the Lemon Creek area.

Lost property:

• A black checkbook-wallet was turned in to police at 1:37 p.m. Monday. It reportedly was found near Nancy Street in the Mendenhall Valley.

Traffic stop:

• Police cited and released a man, 20, on a charges of driving without a valid operator's license and driving a commercial vehicle without a medical card. Police released the vehicle he was driving to a licensed driver.

Crime Line:

Numerous tires were slashed during the night of Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 on cars parked in the area of B Street and West Willoughby Avenue.

More than $1,000 in damage was reported from the acts of vandalism.

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 juneaucrime@yahoo.com.



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