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By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter


Monday, Jan. 30

A 911 caller reported a suspicious light at a residence. The light indicated the fuel tank was empty.

A caller reported he had a warrant out of Florida for violation of probation. Florida Department of Corrections was contacted and would not extradite the man, who had no place to stay. The ministerial association helped with transportation to Juneau. Police said the man had been charged with a misdemeanor or less.

A caller requested a welfare check on a resident in the Porcupine area. State troopers contacted the resident and everything was fine.

A caller reported a large chunk of ice on the roadway near Mud Bay Road.

Owners were contacted to move vehicles near Deishu Drive, Lynnview Drive and Mud Bay Road.

A dead moose was reported at 17 Mile Haines Highway after being hit by a vehicle. The moose was salvaged for charity.

A caller reported loose dogs near Deishu Drive and was advised to contact the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel.

Sunday, Jan. 29

A female was arrested for criminal trespass following a dispute with an acquaintance.

A business employee reported vehicles blocking the roadway in Fort Seward, making it difficult to maneuver large equipment.

Saturday, Jan. 28

Troopers arrested a male for drunk driving after a vehicle accident at 26 Mile Haines Highway. There were no injuries.

Piedad Road was reported to be in need of sanding.

Friday, Jan. 27

A caller reported a residence on Front Street had a porch collapse under a load of snow.

A vehicle was reported parked sideways at 1 Mile Haines Highway.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Vehicles were reported for impeding plowing in a downtown parking lot, on Mathias and in a residential area on Muncaster.

A River Road resident complained about being plowed in and was advised not to park on the roadway or his vehicle would be towed.

A caller reported hearing screaming in a residential complex in the downtown area. Police investigated and did not locate a disturbance.

Police initiated a theft investigation regarding stolen keys in the downtown area.

A vehicle accident occurred at about 4 Mile Haines Highway. There were no injuries.

A caller requested better signage on the Lutak and Front Street fork to indicate a bump there.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

A caller reported their car stuck in snow near Mud Bay Road.

A caller reported a school bus with no passengers that slid and was stranded in the road at 6 Mile Haines Highway in whiteout conditions. DOT used a chain to get the vehicle moving again.

There were 23 medical calls and four calls about dogs.

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