Police & Fire for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015


• At 1:03 a.m. Tuesday, 35-year-old Diana Austin was arrested in the 100 block of Franklin Street for assault after she punched a man in the ear. She was taken to LCCC. Alcohol was involved.


• At 2:12 p.m. Monday, JPD responded to an assist call in the 3200 block of Hospital Drive. Alcohol was involved. Items were taken into safekeeping.


• At 8:31 a.m. Tuesday, JPD received a report of a burglary in the 2200 block of Jordan Avenue. Investigation continues.


• At 9:25 a.m. Tuesday, 58-year-old Bruce Nelson was found deceased in his residence on Portage Boulevard. Next of kin have been notified. The death is not considered suspicious. Alcohol was involved.

Fire and medical

• On Monday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to six EMS calls and a transport call.

Minor consuming

• At 1:26 a.m. Tuesday, a juvenile boy and girl were cited for minor consuming alcohol in the 4300 block of Manor Avenue. They were released to their guardians.

Motor vehicle crash

• At 8:01 p.m. Monday, a silver Subaru struck a wooden post on Irwin Street, damaging wiring, and drove away from the scene through the cemetery. The vehicle could not be located.


• At 9:37 p.m. Monday, a boy was caught shoplifting in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway and was released to a family member.


• At 8:46 a.m. Tuesday, JPD received a report of stolen tools in the 1900 block of Fritz Cove Road. Investigation continues.

• At 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, investigation continues into a report of stolen medication in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue.


• At 4:07 p.m. Monday, JPD received a report of vandalism to a wooden deck located alongside an apartment building in the 400 block of Franklin Street. The deck was burned by an unknown source and caused between $500 and $1,000 in damages.

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