Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966


By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter


Monday, Feb. 20

A reported altercation near a Second Avenue business was an argument between siblings on their way to school.

A case was initiated for domestic assault at a motel. The incident was reported on Feb. 14.

Two 911 hang-up calls were received from the same cell phone number. Return calls went to voicemail and the location of the caller was not determined.

State troopers were advised of a front-end loader in the ditch at the airport, partially blocking traffic.

A business was reported to have an unsecured door, and an emergency contact responded.

An out-of-state caller requested a message be relayed to a Haines resident regarding a medical situation.

Sunday, Feb. 19

A violation of a no-contact order was referred to the district attorney.

A caller reported a seal carcass on the beach at 2 Mile Lutak Road.

A caller reported dogs attacked and killed two of her goats at 26 Mile Haines Highway.

Dispatch received an unintelligible 911 call, and Alaska Power and Telephone assisted police in finding the call came from a borough-owned building. An officer found no one at that location.

A caller reported an accident that resulted in an overturned vehicle on the highway by the airport, blocking the southbound lane. There were no injuries in the single-vehicle accident.

Saturday, Feb. 18

A caller on First Avenue reported hearing possible gunshots. There were no other reports of noise.

A caller reported an accident with a jackknifed truck and trailer with logs blocking access at the intersection of Mathias and Young roads.

Friday, Feb. 17

A downtown business reported unauthorized use of their dumpster.

A caller reported a person driving in a borrowed vehicle without a valid license. An officer did not locate the vehicle.

A caller reported a motorist driving back and forth on Main Street and playing loud music. The vehicle was gone when an officer responded.

Thursday, Feb. 16

An arrest was made at an apartment for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

A suspicious vehicle parked with someone sitting inside it was reported off Main Street. An officer contacted the occupant, who was working on a computer.

An anonymous letter identifying drug dealers was located on a borough fire truck. The letter was placed in a narcotics file to research.

An officer assisted a vehicle in the ditch near Highland Drive.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

A caller reported a possible phone scam seeking credit card information.

A helicopter flying from Canada to Haines was reported as overdue, but the aircraft landed safely in Canada.

A local business requested extra patrols due to a garage door that would not shut.

The post office reported a suspicious odor. Fire personnel responded and determined everything was fine.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

A caller reported a drunk relative left the house on foot, but had returned.

A moose at 11 Mile Haines Highway was hit by a vehicle and killed. A charity was called to salvage the meat.

There were 18 medical calls and six calls about dogs.

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