Police and Fire for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.

Assault

• At 1:55 a.m. Sunday, an assault on a 27-year-old male was reported on Front Street. Alcohol was involved.

• At 3:27 a.m. Sunday, an assault on a 21-year-old male by three males was reported near the 100 block of North Franklin. Investigation continues. Alcohol was involved.

• At 7:49 p.m. Sunday, a 17-year-old male was arrested for assault in the 10600 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. He was transported to the Johnson Youth Center.

Driving Under the Influence

• At 12:18 a.m. Sunday, the Juneau Police Department responded to a single-vehicle accident in the 11000 block of Douglas Highway. Alcohol was involved.

Disturbance

• At 3:23 a.m. Monday, a case of disturbance was reported in the 100 block of Wire Street.

Fire and medical

• On Friday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to one false alarm by a carbon monoxide detector, one car fire where assistance was not needed, one fire alarm system malfunction where assistance was not needed, six EMS calls and one report of an open burn in a burn barrel on Douglas Highway. Personnel advised the person to extinguish the fire because they did not have an open burn permit.

• On Saturday, CCFR responded to six EMS calls, two transport calls and one call regarding water in a structure near Glacier Highway. On arrival, personnel searched the building and found the source of water was a damaged pipe in the wall.

• On Sunday, CCFR was dispatched for nine EMS calls, one during which personnel could not locate the person reported by an onlooker and another that was canceled en route. In both incidents no further action was taken and units returned to service.

• On Monday, CCFR responded to one call for transport assistance, two EMS calls, one false carbon monoxide alarm and one false fire alarm activation. The fire alarm on Trout Street was maliciously pulled by someone in the building, according to the building manager.

Runaway

• At 6:33 p.m. Saturday, a 16-year-old juvenile was reported as a runaway from the Lighthouse facility.

Shoplifting

• At 10:21 a.m. Monday, a theft from a business in the Airport Shopping Center was reported.

Vehicle rifling

• At 6:24 p.m. Saturday, a theft from an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Ferry Way was reported.

Theft

• At 4:18 p.m. Sunday, a theft from a 34-year-old male was reported in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway. Investigation continues.

Trespassing

• At 9:27 p.m. Sunday, a criminal trespass in the 200 block of Ferry Way was reported. Investigation continues. Alcohol was involved.

More in News

Drag queen Gigi Monroe reads a book about a wig during Drag Storytime at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
One for the books: Drag Storytime returns

Balloons, books, bustin’ moves.

FILE - Tara Sweeney, a Republican seeking the sole U.S. House seat in Alaska, speaks during a forum for candidates, May 12, 2022, in Anchorage, Alaska. Sweeney's campaign manager said, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, that the campaign did not plan to sue over a finding released by Alaska elections officials stating that she cannot advance to the special election for U.S. House following the withdrawal of another candidate. (AP Photo / Mark Thiessen, File)
Alaska Supreme Court ruling keeps Sweeney off House ballot

In a brief written order, the high court said it affirmed the decision of a Superior Court judge.

President Joe Biden signs into law S. 2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act gun safety bill, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 25, 2022. First lady Jill Biden looks on at right. (AP Photo / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President signs landmark gun measure, says ‘lives will be saved’

The House gave final approval Friday, following Senate passage Thursday.

Three people were arrested over several days in a series of events stemming from a June 16 shoplifting incident, with a significant amount of methamphetamine seized. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
Shoplifting investigation leads to arrests on drug charges

Significant amounts of drugs and loose cash, as well as stolen goods, were found.

Ben Gaglioti, an ecologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, stands next to a mountain hemlock tree damaged in winter on the outer coast of Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photos / Ned Rozell)
Alaska Science Forum: Bonsai trees tell of winters long past

By Ned Rozell A GREEN PLATEAU NORTH OF LITUYA BAY — “These… Continue reading

This photo shows a return envelope from the recent special primary election for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. On Friday, a judge sided with the state elections office on a decision to omit fifth-place finisher Tara Sweeney from ballots in the special general election. Al Gross, who finished third in the special primary, dropped out of the race, creating confusing circumstances ahead of Alaska's first ranked choice vote. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Judge rules Sweeney wont advance to special election

Decision has Sweeney off the ballot for special election.

It's a police car until you look closely and see the details don't quite match. (Juneau Empire File / Michael Penn)
Police calls for Saturday, June 25, 2022

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

A Princess Cruise Line ship is docked in Juneau on Aug. 25, 2021. (Michael Lockett / Juneau Empire File)
Ships in Port for the week of June 19

Here’s what to expect this week.

Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire 
Peter Froehlich, a retired Juneau district judge who is now a volunteer tour guide, explains the history of the history of the Kimball Theatre Pipe Organ in the State Office Building to a group of visitors Thursday. The organ has been idle since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and now needs repairs before regular Friday lunchtime concerts and other performances on the 94-year-old instrument can resume.
Historic organ is in need of tuneup

How much it will cost and who will do it remain up in the air.

Most Read