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By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter


October 7, 2010

Monday, Oct. 4

A person reported being assaulted in their Deishu Drive home the previous night and was talking to relatives before deciding to press charges.

An officer responded to a belly-dump truck running a stop sign at Second Avenue and Main Street. Police spoke to company officials, who said they would change their route.

Police started an investigation when a person at a west-side trailer park said their tires were slashed.

A Main Street caller reported smoke in their home. Police and fire crews responded.

Sunday, Oct. 3

A caller reported a lot of brown and gray smoke blanketed a residential area near Fort Seward. An officer found a person burning wet tree stumps.

A caller reported goats loose near 1 Mile Small Tracts Road. An officer who responded found a horse had pushed over a wire fence.

A Main Street business owner reported concern that a boundary marker was moved on their property.

The harbormaster responded to a call from a person that their boat in the harbor was taking on water.

Saturday, Oct. 2

A woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after an officer making a bar check heard a crash outside. The arrested woman had backed into another vehicle and was attempting to drive away.

Friday, Oct. 1

A caller reported being harassed by a person who continued to drive past them, revving their engine.

A caller reported a large bear had been in the Senior Village dumpster the previous night, and was seen walking toward Tlingit Park.

A caller reported finding a large animal’s spine and skull on their FAA Road property. Troopers were advised.

A hunter reported overdue in the Mosquito Lake area was located about an hour later.

An officer responded to a call that a noisy group of youths was congregated in front of a Fort Seward restaurant.

Thursday, Sept. 30

A caller reported an oil spill in a parking lot at Third Avenue and Old Haines Highway after a vehicle missed a driveway and tore a hole in its oil pan. The fire chief responded.

Wednesday, Sept. 29

An officer helped a person who called seeking assistance to get property from a trailer from which they had moved.

A caller reported seeing a vehicle go into a ditch in front of the ferry terminal. Officers responded but didn’t find the vehicle.

Tuesday, Sept. 28

A person reported a political sign was removed from their Small Tracts Road property.

A caller reported almost hitting a vehicle in an apartment parking lot at Third Avenue and Main Street. Police advised that it was private property.

A person reported political signs were removed from their Mud Bay Road property.

There were 10 medical calls and four calls about dogs.