Police & Fire for Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

  • By Juneau Empire
  • Monday, August 7, 2017 3:05am
  • NewsCrime

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.


• At 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, 48-year-old Sean Purvis was arrested for assault in the 3000 block of Vintage Boulevard. He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

• At 12:54 a.m. Thursday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of an assault in the 3400 block of Nowell Avenue; investigation continues.


• At 6:37 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of a burglary in the 5400 block of Commercial Boulevard; investigation continues.

• At 9:48 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of a burglary and the theft of a 1995 Mercury Grand Marquis in the 8100 block of Threadneedle Street; investigation continues.

Fire and medical

• On Thursday, Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to 19 EMS calls, two medical transports and one watercraft rescue. At 4:25 p.m. Thursday, CCFR was dispatched to assist with the rescue of a boater who had fallen into a lake in the Mendenhall Glacier area.


• At 7:34 a.m. Thursday, 44-year-old Steven M. Lythgoe was arrested for violating a stalking protective order in the 200 block of Franklin Street.


• At 11:22 p.m. Wednesday, 26-year-old Koby Blake was arrested for vehicular theft in the first degree while driving with a revoked license in the 2200 block of Trout Street.

• At 3:15 p.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of a shoplift of $150 of merchandise in the 300 block of Seward Street.

• At 2:13 p.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of the theft of a tuner valued at $700 in 8800 block of Mallard Street.

• At 6:28 p.m. Thursday, 24-year-old Joshua Jones was arrested for a theft occurring in the area of Crow Hill Drive. He was taken to LCCC.

• At 8:38 p.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of the theft of a $3,500 bicycle from the 8100 block of Glacier Highway; investigation continues.

Unattended death

• At 4:50 p.m. Thursday, JPD responded to an unattended death in the 10400 block of Fox Farm Trail.

• At 9:15 a.m. Friday, JPD responded to an unattended death in the 8900 block of Douglas Highway.


• At 10:12 a.m. Friday, a 39-year-old male reported that two skateboard stops were damaged, resulting in about $500 worth of damage.

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