Police & Fire for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Police & Fire for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • By Juneau Empire
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 7:36am
  • 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 6:36 a.m. Monday, the Juneau Police Department responded to a possible burglary in the 5100 block of Glacier Highway; investigation continues.


• At 12:58 p.m. Sunday, JPD responded to a report of a disturbance on Shattuck Way.

Domestic dispute

• At 2:28 a.m. Monday, JPD arrested a 35-year-old man for violating a restraining order in the Juneau area; he was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Fire and medical

• On Monday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to 16 EMS calls and four medical transports in the area throughout the day. At 5:08 a.m., firefighters responded to smoke in the area of Egan Drive and found a small attended camp fire. At 5:36 p.m., they responded to a fire alarm on Glacier Highway but did not locate any sign of smoke or fire. At 9:49 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a fire alarm on Fourth Street that had been triggered by burnt food.

Fishing violations

• On Friday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Juneau contacted Kelsey Gray, 35, of Anchorage, sport fishing at Lena Beach. Investigation revealed that Gray reportedly had retained a king salmon that measured under the legal size limit of 28 inches. Gray was issued a $260 citation; the king salmon was seized and donated to a charity.

• On Sunday, AWT in Juneau contacted Tairone Goncalves, 31, of New Jersey, after observing him sport fishing at DIPAC. Investigation revealed Goncalves has failed to purchase a 2017 sport fish license prior to fishing. Goncalves was issued a $210 citation for sport fishing without a license.

• On Monday, AWT in Juneau contacted Callahan Dillon, 33, of Juneau, captain and permit-holder on the F/V Shannon D, after he reportedly was observed commercial gillnetting over the 11A/11B fishing district boundary line on Sunday. Dillon was issued a strict liability citation for commercial gillnetting in closed waters and the proceeds from 1,843 pounds of salmon were seized.

Motor vehicle collision

• At 7:03 a.m. Monday, JPD responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 2300 block of Douglas Highway; there was minor damage and no injuries reported.


• At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, JPD responded to a report of a theft in the 4500 block of Sawa Circle; investigation continues.


• At 8:21 p.m. Sunday, JPD arrested To’a Pelesasa, 35, for criminal trespass in the 2200 block of Trout Street; he was taken to LCCC.


• At 6:03 p.m. Sunday, JPD responded to a report of vandalism to a van in the 6500 block of Douglas Highway.

• At 7:47 p.m. Sunday, JPD responded to a report of possible vandalism in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue.

Vehicle theft

• At 3:02 p.m. Sunday, JPD responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the Juneau area, which was recovered.

• At 4:04 p.m. Sunday, JPD received a report of a stolen truck on Montana Creek Road; it was recovered.

Warrant arrest

• At 8:26 a.m. Monday, JPD arrested Katrina M. Costello on an arrest warrant in the 3000 block of Vintage Boulevard; she also was charged with unlawful evasion and providing false information to a police officer.

• At 10:03 a.m. Monday, JPD arrested David James Paul, 28, on a no-bail warrant; he was taken to LCCC.

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