Police & Fire

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Drunken driving:

• Police cited John Stewart, 65, on a drunken driving charge at 8:34 p.m. Monday at inbound Egan Drive at Sunny Point. Stewart was released.

Motor vehicle accidents:

• A 1997 Plymouth Neon struck a 1990 Geo Tracker after losing control due to poor road conditions at noon Monday near South Franklin Street and the cruise ship docks. Minor injuries were reported. Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $8,000.

Hit and run:

• A gray Ford Taurus was seen as it hit a parked Pontiac Grand Am at 4:01 p.m. Monday on West Willoughby Avenue. It reportedly drove away from the scene.

Theft:

• Police arrested a man, 20, on a charge of shoplifting at 12:36 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway.

• A woman reported at 4:02 p.m. Monday that a black visor compact disc case holding 20 CDs was stolen the previous night from her unlocked Jeep Cherokee near Montgomery Street in the Lemon Creek area.

• A man reported at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday that a propane torch and wrench were stolen sometime the previous night from his unlocked vehicle near Mountain Avenue in the Lemon Creek area.

• A man reported at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday that a CD player, miscellaneous CDs and a watch were stolen the night before from his vehicle near Montgomery Street.

• A man reported at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday jumper cables were stolen the previous night from his unlocked vehicle near Woods Street in the Lemon Creek area.

• A woman reported at 9:18 a.m. Tuesday a T-shirt and a pair of shoes were stolen the previous night from her locked vehicle near Woods Street.

• A woman reported at 10:36 a.m. Tuesday a moose decoration was stolen the previous night from her yard near Taku Boulevard in the Mendenhall Valley.

Vandalism:

• A door was kicked, its glass broken, at 1:32 p.m. Monday in a West 12th Street building.

Traffic stop:

• Police cited a woman, 40, on a charge of failing to yield for a school bus at 3:23 p.m. Monday near Glacier Highway and Bluejay Avenue in the Lemon Creek area.

Underage drinking:

• Police cited a woman, 20, on an underage drinking charge at 4:07 a.m. Tuesday near South Franklin Street.

Other:

• Police arrested a man on a disorderly conduct charge at 12:34 a.m. Tuesday near South Franklin Street. They booked him at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Crime Line:

Burglars broke into 11 units at A-Alaska Storage on La Perouse Avenue on Dec. 10.

Police reported about $10,000 in damage to the property. Officers continue to investigate the burglary to determine what items may have been taken.

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.

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.

This week's Crime Line safety tip: If you are going to be out of town for the holidays, have a friend or neighbor regularly check your home.



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