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Police & Fire for Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

...Center and held without bail.Drunken driving? At 1:28 a.m. Tuesday, an officer tried to pull over a suspected drunk driver in the 300 block of Franklin Street. The driver of the 1998 Ford Escort didn't stop, and instead sped up and...
Aging boxer, new promoter trade blows

...Steel" Duckworth, 33, is the 2002 Kansas City, Missouri, National Boxing champion. At age 21 he was struck by a drunk driver and has worked through multiple surgeries to slowly regain his athleticism, as was shown in a stellar Gold Medal Basketball...
Reporting drunken driving pays more

...said in a release. "The citizen board authorized $1,300 in rewards divided among 10 different people reporting drunk drivers in 2014."Juneau has seen an overall decline in drunken driving, as has the entire state. JPD made 169 DUI arrests...
Police to increase road presence for graduation, Memorial Day

...amp up its police presence starting Friday.Police will place an emphasis on lesser-used roads and will focus on drunk drivers, minors consuming alcohol, reckless driving and disorderly conduct, JPD said. Officers also will be present at...
Pedestrian struck by suspected drunk driver

A 33-year-old woman was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital on Sunday morning after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in the 4500 block of North Douglas Highway.At 2:05 a.m. on Sunday, while walking along North Douglas Highway...
Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...Borough is 5 a.m., and while no time is a good time to drive drunk, a closing time so far into the morning means drunk drivers are more likely to intersect with commuters going to work for early shifts. The word from Healy is that Ms. Stryhn's...
Longest-serving JPD officer retires home, especially when family members or friends were victims of crimes. One of his dad's friends was hit by a drunk driver and killed."I grew up with the guy," he said, adding, "More than half the time, you would know the people involved...
Police: Drunk driver caused Tuesday night crash

Police said a drunken driver went through a red traffic light and caused an accident at the Egan Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road intersection around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
Sochi-bound: How an accident changed a Juneau man's life and set him on track for the Olympics player that could have went somewhere with the right guidance. I gave all that away when I got into a car with a drunk driver. I never tapped into my full potential, I guess that is why I coach so much now."The first three years after the...
Reward doubled for reporting Memorial Day drunk drivers

The Juneau Crime Line is doubling its reward for people who report drunk drivers around the Memorial Day holiday, according to the Juneau Police Department.The nonprofit group will be offering a $200 reward...


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