Police & fire calls for Sunday, Feb. 21, 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.


• At 1:55 p.m. Thursday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of burglary in the 2400 block of Industrial Boulevard. Investigation continues.

• At 9 a.m. Friday, JPD received an alert of burglary in the 4100 block of Aspen Avenue. The residence was owned by a 75-year-old woman. Several pieces of jewelry and firearms were reportedly stolen.

Child abuse/neglect

• At 11:01 a.m. Thursday, JPD received a confidential report of possible child abuse in the Juneau area.

Drug activity

• At 2:22 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of drug paraphernalia in the 1400 block of Glacier Avenue. Investigation continues.


• At 9:15 a.m. Thursday, a 56-year-old male reported a fraud involving $370 on Egan Drive.

Drunken driving

• At 12:31 a.m. Friday, JPD arrested James I.K. Ashenfelter, 36, for driving while under the influence and reckless endangerment. Ashenfelter’s breath alcohol content was 0.155 percent. Officers took him to Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved.

Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult

• At 6:13 p.m. Thursday, JPD responded to a call of endangerment to a vulnerable adult in the 19000 block of Glacier Highway.

Fire and medical

• On Thursday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to seven EMS calls and a false carbon monoxide alarm in Harbor Way. Later that day, CCFR also responded to a building structure fire on Renniger Street where two individuals reportedly set fire to paper. No injuries or property damage occurred.

Motor vehicle crash

• At 1:19 p.m. Wednesday, JPD responded to a vehicle going into a ditch and hitting a house in the 5900 block of Lund Street. No injuries were reported. Alcohol was not involved.

• At 11:44 a.m. Thursday, JPD responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 700 block of Tenth Street. The vehicles involved were a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 73-year-old woman, and a 2008 Subaru driven by a 26-year-old woman. Only the Equinox inquired damage totaling $100.


• At 4:31 p.m. Wednesday, a 67-year-old man reported fishing rods, reels and three swords were stolen from his business in the 5000 block of Glacier Highway. The value of the items is estimated to be $20,000.

• At 6:43 a.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of attempted fuel siphoning in the 1800 block of Glacier Highway.

• At 2:47 p.m. Thursday, a caller reported to JPD the theft of firearms from his residence in the 3000 block of Fritz Cove Road.


• At 7:12 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of shoplifting in the 600 block of Willoughby Avenue. The value of the items in question is approximately $3.99. Alcohol was involved. Investigation continues.

• At 10:15 a.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of theft in the 400 block of Willoughby Avenue. Investigation continues.

• At 2:27 p.m. Thursday, JPD cited Sherry Petranovich, 49, for larceny in the 8100 block of Glacier Highway.

• At 4:08 p.m. Thursday, JPD cited Nicholas J. Crowe, 18, for concealment of merchandise in the 8100 block of Glacier Highway.

Traffic stop

• At 11:38 a.m. Thursday, JPD cited Bryson Morrison for allegedly passing a school bus with its lights on. An age for Morrison was not provided.

Vehicle trespass

• At 4:11 p.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of vehicle trespassing in the 8100 block of Glacier Highway.

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