Police & Fire for Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Police & Fire for Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  • By Juneau Empire
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:10am
  • 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.

Commercial vessel license required

• On Thursday, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Juneau issued Ralph Cole, 76, of Anacortes, Washington, a citation for operating the FV DC Cole during the second Amalga Harbor SHA seine opening without first licensing his vessel with the commercial fisheries entry commission. Cole was fined $210.

Domestic violence

• At 5:21 a.m. Saturday, the Juneau Police Department arrested a man in the Juneau area for domestic violence assault and larceny; he was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

• At 8:24 p.m. Saturday, JPD arrested a 20-year-old woman in the Juneau area for domestic violence assault; she was taken to LCCC without bail.

Drunken driving

• At 2:33 a.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a reported DUI on Municipal Way; investigation continues.

• At 12:41 p.m. Saturday, JPD arrested Liona Aitaoto, 34, for reportedly driving under the influence and for having a blood alcohol content over 0.08 percent in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive.

Failure to register

• At 2:28 p.m. Saturday, JPD contacted a 57-year-old man in the 1900 block of Lemon Creek Road for failure to register as a sex offender.

Fire and medical

• On Friday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to 10 EMS calls and three medical transports in the area throughout the day. At 3:07 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a fire alarm on Channel Drive that had been triggered by building construction. At 9:26 p.m., they responded to smoke in the area of Thane Road that was found to be coming from an approved burn pit.

• On Saturday, CCFR responded to 21 EMS calls and one medical transport. At 6:02 p.m., firefighters responded to a stump fire close to a residence on Tongass Boulevard; the property owner was not following his burn permit and was asked to extinguish the fire.

• On Sunday, CCFR responded to 23 EMS calls and three medical transports. At 11:01 a.m., firefighters responded to a structure fire on Simpson Avenue; the fire had been extinguished. At 3:12 p.m., they responded to a report of an unattended burn barrel on Glacier Highway and extinguished the fire.

Harassment

• At 12:45 p.m. Saturday, JPD arrested Letha Cesar, 55, for harassment after reported repeated misuse of 911.

Sport fishing closed waters

• On Saturday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Juneau contacted Benjamin Sheakley, 31, of Juneau, sport fishing at Fish Creek Pond. Further investigation reveals Fish Creek Pond is closed to sport fishing from July 1-31. Sheakley was cited.

Robbery

• At 11:02 a.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery on Marine Way; investigation continues. According to Lt. David Campbell, a 21-year-old man reported an assault and the theft of his backpack but provided differing IDs of the suspect; alcohol reportedly was involved.

Shoplifting

• At 2:38 p.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a shoplifting report in the 1800 block of Shell Simmons Drive.

Theft

• At 1:55 p.m. Friday, JPD responded to a report of a theft in the 400 block of Whittier Street; investigation continues.

• At 4:54 p.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a report of a theft in the 300 block of Franklin Street.

• At 10:23 a.m. Sunday, JPD cited Priscilla Rice, 55, on Egan Drive for the reported larceny of an iPad Mini worth an estimated $400.

Vandalism

• At 7:39 p.m. Friday, JPD responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 1200 block of Harbor Way.

• At 1:41 a.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle and a light post on Franklin Street.

• At 7:36 a.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a report by a man in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue that his parked SUV had been vandalized.

• At 8:55 p.m. Saturday, JPD responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle in the 2800 block of Postal Way.

Vehicle rifling

• At 10:27 a.m. Sunday, JPD responded to a report of theft from a vehicle in the 6300 block of Glacier Highway.

Warrant arrest

• At 10:28 p.m. Saturday, JPD arrested Adam Poprycz, 41, in the 800 block of 12th Street for $11,000 in outstanding warrants; he was taken to LCCC.

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