Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Conditions violation

• At 8:19 p.m. Monday, Dirk Daugherty, 34, was arrested in the 2500 block of Vista Drive for violating conditions of release from jail. He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.


• At 5:45 p.m. Monday, a 42-year-old man was found deceased in his residence. The cause of death is not believed to be suspicious. An autopsy will be conducted by the Alaska Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage. Next of kin has been notified.

Fire and medical

• On Saturday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to five EMS calls, one transport call to take a patient and flight crew from the hospital to the airport, a public service call on Tongass Boulevard to reset a fire alarm, a fire alarm on Tongass Boulevard that was sounded by a child who pulled the alarm and a possible chimney fire on Douglas Highway. The homeowners told CCFR they put a creosote cleaning log in a wood stove, and then saw sparks and heard crackling from the stove pipe, so they extinguished the fire. CCFR inspected the stove and did not observe fire or smoke. They advised the occupants to have a professional sweep the chimney.

• On Sunday, CCFR responded to four EMS calls throughout the day. At 2:16 a.m., there was a car accident on 12th Street. A man was checked for injuries didn’t require further medical attention. At 3:05 a.m., there was a report of a fire alarm at a building on Franklin Street. The building manager told CCFR it was a false alarm caused by someone who had smoked in their room on the second floor. At 2:12 p.m., CCFR responded to an agency assist call on Glacier Highway. At 5:26 p.m., CCFR responded to an EMS call for a person who wasn’t responsive on Glacier Highway. While en route, dispatchers informed CCFR that CPR was being attempted. The person was deceased when CCFR arrived on scene. The Juneau Police Department took control of the scene. At 6:45, CCFR responded to an open burn complaint on Miner Drive and informed the person that the burning season had ended. The person agreed to extinguish the fire.


• At 12:54 p.m. Monday, JPD received a report of fraud involving a stolen credit card in the Juneau area. Investigation continues.

Motor vehicle crash

• At 4:49 p.m. Monday, JPD responded to a crash involving a 2010 Dodge Dakota and a 1995 Toyota Corrolla on Egan Drive near the Gold Creek intersection. An investigation revealed the driver of the Corrolla made a left turn from Egan Drive inbound to the Gold Creek/Glacier Avenue access when it collided with the Dodge, which was traveling outbound on Egan. The driver of the Corrolla, Vanessa Kennebrew, 36, was cited for failing to yield when turning left, driving without a valid license and failing to maintain liability insurance. The driver of the Dodge was transported by ambulance to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Alcohol was not a factor in this incident.

Sex crime

• At 8:24 a.m. Tuesday, confidential investigation into a report of a sex crime.

Vehicle trespass/theft

• At 12:10 p.m. Monday, JPD received a report of a purse that was stolen from an unlocked car in the Douglas area. Investigation continues.

• At 12:45 p.m. Monday, JPD received a report of vehicle riflings on Radcliffe Road. Investigation continues.

• At 10:01 p.m. Monday, JPD received a report of a backpack that was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 3200 block of Glacier Highway.

• At 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, JPD received a report of survey equipment stolen from a vehicle in the 4200 block of Taku Boulevard.

• At 4:46 p.m. Tuesday, JPD received a report of theft from a vehicle in the 9300 block of Glacier Highway.

Welfare check

• At 11:09 p.m. Monday, a 52-year-old woman was taken to LCCC for a 12-hour hold. She was intoxicated, unable to care for herself and there was nobody to care for her. Her backpack was taken to JPD for safekeeping.

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