Police and Fire

Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Driving while intoxicated:

Tami McDowall, 40, was arrested about 9:15 p.m. Friday on Back Loop Road for drunken driving. She was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


A man, 23, was arrested at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday for domestic violence assault downtown. He was also charged with interferring with the report of a domestic violence crime. He was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


A man, 22, was placed under citizen's arrest about 4:15 a.m. Saturday at the Juneau Police Department for theft of services. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


A male, 15, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Friday at Juneau-Douglas High School for misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. He was also cited for tobacco possession. He was lodged at the Johnson Youth Center.

Vehicle accidents:

A woman, 23, was cited for failure to maintain a safe distance after an accident at about 1:45 p.m. Friday on Mendenhall Loop Road involving her 1995 Plymouth Neon and a 1983 Ford Pickup, driven by a man, 40. The Plymouth received $6,000 damage and the Ford $500.

A male, 16, was cited for careless driving at about 10:15 p.m. Friday after he backed his vehicle into a utility pole on Distin Avenue.

Hit-and-run incidents:

The owner of a 1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass reported at about 9:30 p.m. Friday that his parked car was damaged in a hit-and-run accident on Front Street near the downtown McDonald's. Information on the suspect vehicle was provided. The Cutlass received about $1,000 damage.


A man, 39, was placed under citizen's arrest for criminal trespass about 5:45 a.m. Saturday on Second Street after officers reponded to the report of a person passed out in an apartment building bathroom. He was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Capital Fire and Rescue responded to a fire alarm at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday at City Hall. It was determined to be an accidental trip.

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Liberty left Juneau Friday night to help a whale entangled in a net off Taiya Point near Skagway. The whale was freed by about 2:15 p.m. Saturday.

A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety officer from Juneau traveled to Hoonah on Saturday to monitor clean up and investigate the sinking of two tugs, which were tied together and unoccupied. The cause is yet to be determined.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 3.

Drug-related calls: 1.

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