Police and Fire

Posted: Friday, December 15, 2000

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

About 9 a.m. Thursday, a man, 36, reported that $150 in petty cash had been taken from a lock box at Juneau-Douglas High School.

About 1:15 p.m. Thursday, a woman (no age given) reported her compact discs and a black nylon compact disc case stolen from her unlocked vehicle on Canyon Drive.

Fires:

Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a furnace fire shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday at a Sixth Street residence. A furnace malfunctioned; there was no damage and there were no injuries.

Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a report of smoke at Glacier Marine Transport about 8:30 a.m. today. "We did have smoke billowing out. It came from a diesel generator that is containerized that runs all our refrigerated units," said yard manager Tom Farrell. "The unit overheated and spit out some extra smoke." There was no fire, no damage and no injuries, Farrell said.

Harassment:

Shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday, a man, 28, was arrested in the Mendenhall Valley for harassment related to domestic violence. He was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved.

Warrant arrests:

Shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday, a man, 37, was arrested on an outstanding $2,500 Juneau police warrant for failure to appear for sentencing at a hearing. The original charges were drunken driving, reckless endangerment and assault. The man was lodged at state prison.

Animal encounters:

About 2:30 a.m. Thursday, police received a report of a bear on Linda Avenue.

Other:

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew transported an injured man, 55, from Haines to Juneau Thursday night. A Good Samaritan found the man near Haines with leg abrasions and a low body temperature. He did not know how he got there. The Samaritan took the man to the Haines Clinic. A clinic physician asked the Coast Guard for assistance at 5:42 p.m. A Sitka helicopter on flying mission diverted and picked up the man, landing in Juneau at 8:30 p.m. The man was treated at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Domestic violence calls: 1.

Alcohol-related calls: 1.



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