Police & Fire for Thursday, Feb. 4, 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.

Domestic dispute

• At 5:18 a.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department was alerted to a domestic dispute. Officers arrested a 31-year-old man for domestic violence and he was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center without bail. Alcohol was involved.

Driving while intoxicated

• At 2:37 p.m. Tuesday, Juneau Police Department officers arrested a 44-year-old female for driving while intoxicated in the 2000 block of Jordan Avenue. Investigation continues.

False Statement on Sport License

• On Tuesday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Robert Melanson, 27, for making a false statement on his 2015 sport fish license by claiming to be an Alaska resident at a time that he did not meet Alaska’s resident requirements. Melanson was issued a citation with a $310 fine in Juneau’s District Court.

Fire and medical

• On Tuesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to six EMS calls and received one call that was canceled en route. No further action was taken.

Motor vehicle crash

• At 7:23 a.m. Wednesday, JPD responded to a motor vehicle collision with minor damage and a 41-year-old man was cited for failing to yield in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive.

No Biodegradable Escape Mechanism

• On Wednesday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Wade Rogers, 56, for operating a personal use Dungeness crab pot with no biodegradable escape mechanism. Rogers was cited into Juneau’s District Court with a bail amount of $110.

Shoplifting

• At 3:36 p.m. Tuesday, JPD responded to a reported shoplifting in the 600 block of Willoughby Avenue. Alcohol was involved. Investigation continues.

Theft

• At 7:29 p.m. Tuesday, JPD officers cited and released Jessie Jackson, 29, for larceny in the 400 block of Willoughby Avenue. Alcohol was involved.

Sexual assault

• At 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, JPD was alerted to a sexual assault in the Juneau area. Alcohol was involved. Investigation continues.

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