Police & Fire

Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2005

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police arrested 51-year-old Leslie Tinkham on a drunken driving charge at 11:03 p.m. Thursday on Douglas Highway at Lawson Creek. They lodged her at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and impounded the vehicle she was driving.

• Police arrested 51-year-old Bruce McHardy on a drunken driving charge at 5:27 p.m. Friday in the 10300 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. They lodged him at the state prison and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested 23-year-old John Michael Vavalis on a drunken driving charge at 11:38 p.m. Friday in the 2400 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. They lodged him at the state prison and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested 23-year-old Andrew Noble on a drunken driving charge at 11:50 p.m. Friday at Main Street and Egan Drive downtown. They also charged him with reckless endangerment. Officers lodged him at the state prison and impounded the vehicle he was driving.

• Police arrested 28-year-old Chester Miller on a drunken driving charge at 4:19 a.m. Saturday in the 2500 block of Scott Drive near the airport. They lodged him at the state prison and returned the vehicle he was driving to its owner.

Domestic violence:

• Police arrested a 23-year-old man at 5:19 a.m. Saturday on a charge of domestic-violence assault in the Lemon Creek area. They lodged him at the state prison.

• Police arrested a 46-year-old woman on a charge of domestic-violence criminal mischief and a 53-year-old man on a charge of domestic-violence assault at 5:49 a.m. Saturday in the Douglas area. They lodged both at the state prison.

Theft:

• A man who reported the loss of his wallet at 12:05 p.m. Thursday somewhere in Juneau later reported it was found but cash was missing from it.

• A woman reported misplacing her wallet in the 9100 block of Mendenhall Mall Road at 12:41 p.m. Thursday. She later recovered it, discovering $150 and personal checks were missing.

• A backpack containing school supplies and a wallet was reported stolen at 5:22 p.m. Friday from an unlocked Mazda pickup in the 100 block of Egan Drive downtown. Total loss was estimated at $425.

• A purse containing a portable compact disc player and $6.75 was reported stolen at 8:54 p.m. Friday in the 9100 block of Mendenhall Mall Road.

• A cellular telephone was reported stolen at 12:45 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of First Street downtown.

• A car audio system was reported stolen at 10:50 a.m. Saturday from an unlocked vehicle in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue in the Douglas area.

• The faceplate from a car audio system and about 20 CDs were reported stolen at 11:38 a.m. Saturday from an unlocked vehicle in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue.

Vandalism:

• Five mailbox units were reported destroyed at 2:01 p.m. Friday in the 5800 block of Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area.

• At 3:09 p.m. Friday, a switch to a lift gate on a van was reported damaged in the 9100 block of Mendenhall Mall Road.

Hit and run:

• A 1990 Honda Civic was reported struck by an unknown vehicle at 6:51 p.m. Thursday in the 2800 block of Marsha Avenue in the Mendenhall Valley.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited three boys, two 16 and one 17, two 18-year-old men and two 15-year-old girls on underage drinking charges at 11:56 p.m. Friday in the 8400 block of Mendenhall Loop Road.

Calls related to alcohol: 8.

Calls related to domestic violence: 2.



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