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By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter


March 17, 2011

Monday, March 14

A caller reported a large amount of water on a road in Highland Estates.

A local business charged a person $45 for test driving a car and deciding not to buy it. The complainant was advised to seek a civil remedy.

Sunday, March 13

Multiple callers reported no water. There was a leak between the American Bald Eagle Foundation and the post office.

A business alarm in the Fort Seward area was caused by unsteady water pressure.

A caller reported a battery in the river at the Steel Bridge.

A caller reported a possible burglary and car break-ins in progress in a business parking lot on the west side of town. Officers responded and found no one in the area.

A caller reported hazardous road conditions on Young Road due to a drainage ditch that was backed up. Public works was advised and placed cones around the area until they could get to it in the morning.

Police assistance was requested at a domestic dispute on Main Street. Officers responded and one person was taken into custody on charges of weapons misconduct, reckless endangerment and fourth-degree assault.

A caller reported a power box was sparking at a downtown apartment. The landlord was advised.

Friday, March 11

A caller reported east Barnett Street did not have water.

Thursday, March 10

A person reported a person sleeping in the post office. An officer responded and told the person not to sleep there, and the person left.

A caller reported a drop in water pressure and a possible break in the water line at the intersection of Main Street and Old Haines Highway.

A caller reported a vehicle flipped over at 26 Mile Haines Highway and that there was no one in the vehicle. State troopers responded, and the driver soon returned to the vehicle.

An officer and the harbormaster were advised of a tsunami warning.

Wednesday, March 9

State troopers were advised of a dead fox at the cemetery.

A out-of-town caller reported credit card fraud and said their card had been used a Haines resident.

Tuesday, March 8

A caller requested that sand be put on the highway from Mosquito Lake Road into town.

A caller reported footprints around their car parked downtown and said it appeared someone tried to get into the car. An officer was advised.

There were 14 medical calls and three calls about dogs.