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By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter

 

July 21, 2011



Monday, July 18

 A caller reported a bear near the American Bald Eagle Foundation.

A caller reported a dispute between a male and a female on a local road. An officer responded and did not locate the people.

Sunday, July 17

A caller reported a car had been parked at a trailhead for several days. State troopers were advised.

The ministerial association was contacted to assist with a person needing a room.

A caller reported water in the road. Water and sewer personnel were advised.

Saturday, July 16

A caller reported items such as a chainsaw, gas tank and can, a sheet metal cutter and snowshoes had been stolen from his garage on the west side of town. A case was initiated.

A caller reported a bear had gotten into the canopy of his truck on the west side of town and taken two garbage cans out of it.

A caller reported a juvenile was skateboarding into oncoming traffic. An officer was advised and talked to the skateboarder.

A caller reported a customer who would not follow the rules at a downtown RV park.

A caller reported a bear got into their vehicle on Mud Bay Road and ate a loaf of bread several days ago.

A caller reported the outside stairs were stolen from his RV when it was parked downtown or at the harbor.

A caller reported an assault by a family member on the west side of town. Officers responded and made an arrest for assault.

A fire was reported in a wooded area off Fourth Avenue. Fire crews were dispatched.

A caller reported speeding cars on Mud Bay Road. An officer was advised and did not locate the vehicles.

A person was arrested for driving under the influence downtown.

Friday, July 15

A person was reported to be in violation of their probation. An officer was advised and referred the issue to the district attorney’s office.

A caller reported their vehicle was stolen downtown. Later, the caller learned a person who thought the vehicle belonged to a friend had borrowed it accidentally.

A caller reported medication had been taken from their vehicle downtown. An officer was advised.

A caller reported juveniles riding their bikes into the roadway on the highway. An officer responded and advised the juveniles to be more cautious.

Thursday, July 14

 

A caller reported they had accidentally been locked out of their vehicle, and was given the number for a local garage.

A caller reported a vehicle without a muffler. An officer was advised and gave the driver a warning.

A caller reported a bear had gotten into her shed on Mud Bay Road the night before. A state trooper was advised.

A caller reported a possible drunk driver on Main Street. An officer responded and did not locate the vehicle.

A caller requested a message be relayed to a family member in Haines about a sick parent. The message was delivered.

A caller reported the theft of softball equipment from the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. A case was initiated.

A caller reported receiving threatening messages on an answering machine. An officer was advised.

Wednesday, July 13

 

A person reported there was smoke coming from the trees near Fourth Avenue. An officer responded and found a campfire that had gotten out of control. Two campers in the area helped the officer put the fire out, and a fire crew also was dispatched.

A caller reported his bike was stolen from the Letnikof boat ramp. State troopers were advised.

A caller reported a vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway and blocking traffic on Soap Suds Alley. An officer responded and determined the vehicle was parked legally.

A caller reported three vehicles parked illegally at the Port Chilkoot Dock.

A person requested a welfare check on a person who was in an intoxicated state. An officer responded and took the intoxicated person into custody for violating a court order not to consume alcohol.

Tuesday, July 12

 

A caller reported a person parked a vehicle in a handicap zone on Deishu Drive and had been warned not to park there. An officer was advised.

A caller reported a bear had gotten into his burn barrel on Small Tracts Road.

A caller reported an overdue aircraft. An officer responded to the airport and reported the plane had just landed.

A caller reported a horse loose on Small Tracts Road. An officer responded and returned the horse to its home.

A caller reported a juvenile was late getting home. An officer was advised, and the juvenile did return home.

There were 26 medical calls and one call about dogs.

The Haines Borough Police Department can be reached at 766-2121.