Police and Fire

Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2001

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Thefts:

At 7:17 p.m. Monday, a man reported Christmas gifts were stolen from his vehicle on Mendenhall Mall Road. The stolen gifts, valued at $100, included a set of pajamas and three sweaters.

Vandalism and criminal mischief:

At 8:16 a.m. Monday, a man reported damage to a fence, possibly caused by a vehicle, on Mendenhall Loop Road. Damage was estimated at $500.

Vehicle accidents:

At 11:44 p.m. Tuesday, a 22-year-old man lost control of his 1991 Toyota on Mendenhall Loop Road while turning on to Valley Boulevard, striking a stop sign and light pole. The driver received a bloody nose and a minor hand injury, and was cited for careless driving. The vehicle, valued at $3,000, was totaled.

Hit-and-run incidents:

At 9:14 a.m. Monday, a man reported an unknown vehicle struck his 2001 Dodge pickup Sunday night between 9 and 9:45 p.m. on Second and E streets in Douglas. Damage was caused to the driver's side area of the truck's bed.

Other:

At 3:27 p.m. Monday, a woman reported leaving her purse in a shopping cart on Glacier Highway. When she returned, the purse was gone.

At 5:53 p.m. Monday, a man reported losing his blue and gray bifold wallet. The wallet contained $60 cash and miscellaneous cards.

At 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, a man found a black Murray 18-speed mountain-style bike at the Auke Lake pulloff. There was no report of the bike being stolen or lost. The finder will retain the bike pending being claimed by the owner.

Crime Line

Juneau Crime Line is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people responsible for the Dec. 3 theft of fuel from the tanks of businesses in the Industrial Drive area. The value of the stolen fuel was estimated at several hundred dollars.

If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and given a number to use when claiming a reward of up to $1,000.



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