Police & Fire for Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017

  • By Juneau Empire
  • Sunday, August 6, 2017 8:21am
  • 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.

Assault

• At 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department responded to a disturbance in the 3000 block of Vintage Boulevard and arrested Sean Purvis, 48, for assault; he was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center on $500 bail.

• At 12:54 a.m. Thursday, JPD responded to a report of an assault in the 3400 block of Nowell Avenue; investigation continues.

Burglary

• At 6:37 p.m. Wednesday, JPD responded to a report of a burglary in the 5400 block of Commercial Boulevard.

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

Child abuse

• At 10:08 a.m. Thursday, JPD opened a confidential investigation into a report of child abuse or neglect in the Juneau area. At 10:38 a.m., JPD opened another, similar investigation.

Conditions violation

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

Domestic dispute

• At 10:28 a.m. Thursday, JPD received a report of a domestic violence assault in the Juneau area; investigation continues.

Drug investigation

• At 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, JPD assisted in a drug investigation in the 2000 block of Lemon Creek Road.

Fire and medical

• On Thursday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to 19 EMS calls and two medical transports in the area throughout the day. At 12:09 p.m., firefighters responded to a smoke complaint on Fourth Street but found no sign of smoke. At 4:25 p.m., they were dispatched to a report of boaters falling in the lake at Glacier Spur Road.

Motor vehicle collision

• At 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report that a Ford F350 backed into a parked Jeep in the 200 block of Third Street.

More in News

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 July 3

Here’s what to expect this week.

Courtesy Photo / Forest Service Alaska Region
Western blackheaded budworm out to lunch on Southeast Alaska Hemlock trees.
The defoliator coming to a forest near you

Tongass National Forest visitors can help document western blackheaded budworms’ impact.

A Juneau Police Department community service officer vehicle cordons off a road as officers took a man wanted on a $50,000 warrant into custody. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Police arrest wanted man following armed standoff

A shot was fired by the suspect, but no one was injured.

The executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party faces charges including driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test after a weekend traffic stop near Soldotna. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Alaska Democratic Party official faces charges after stop

The executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party faces charges including driving… Continue reading

Alaska State Troopers are helping to investigate a fatal fireworks-related accident that occurred in Gustavus early on July 5, 2022. (Juneau Empire File)
Troopers investigate fireworks-related death in Gustavus

The casualty occurred early Tuesday morning.

A very young oystercatcher chick waits for a parent.  (Courtesy Photo / Bob Armstrong)
On the Trails: Oystercatchers, pinesap and spittlebugs

At the mouth of Cowee Creek, sometime in mid-June, we’d found a… Continue reading

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 Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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

Mia Halloway (6) grabs a cotton candy with her dad in Savikko Park. A long string of kids stood in line to grab a cotton candy from the Twhrly Whrliy Cotton Candy stand on a bright and sunny Fourth of July afternoon. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Fun and sun mark holiday in Douglas

Hot dogs and panting pups present for festivities.

Most Read