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Police report


Monday, Oct. 29

A caller reported a reckless driver speeding through the Chilkoot Subdivision. An officer responded but did not locate the vehicle.

An out-of-state caller requested an officer perform a welfare check on a child the caller believed was being abused. Because they were given no reason to believe the child was in immediate danger, police referred the case to the Office of Children’s Services.

A caller reported a four-wheeler speeding near 1 Mile Haines Highway. An officer could not locate the vehicle.

Sunday, Oct. 28

An individual turned in a blue Pacific cruiser bicycle that had been parked in front of a business near 1 Mile Haines Highway for several months. The bike had not been reported stolen.

A caller reported a vehicle speeding through a residential area near Fort Seward. An officer responded, located the vehicle, and warned the driver.

Saturday, Oct. 27

The owner of a business near 1 Mile Haines Highway reported someone had smashed the glass of a vending machine and stolen some of the contents. Police are investigating.

A caller asked an officer to perform a welfare check on an individual who did not show up for a medical appointment. The individual was fine.

An out-of-state anonymous caller reported possible on-going abuse of a child in Haines. Police were given no reason to believe the danger was imminent. The case was forwarded to the Office of Children’s Services.

An individual came to the police station reporting she had struck a parked vehicle in a business parking lot near 1 Mile Haines Highway. Police contacted the owner of the parked vehicle.

Friday, Oct. 26

The owner of a Main Street business requested extra patrols. The owner did not disclose why extra patrols were requested.

A caller reported a toxic smell from a burn near Young Road. A fireman was unable to locate the source of the smell.

Thursday, Oct. 25

A loose goat was reported on Small Tracts Road. The owner was notified and advised to keep his goat off the road.

Callers reported two trash bags dumped near the skate park. Police collected identifying evidence and disposed of the litter.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle in the Skyline area. The caller had previous problems with the driver. Police responded with extra patrols.

A caller reported a possible drunk driver turning on to Mud Bay Road from Haines Highway. The caller said the driver was weaving all over the road and repeatedly crossing lane lines. Police could not find the vehicle.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

A business employee reported juveniles playing on the medical clinic’s emergency ramp. Police were unable to locate the juveniles.

A traffic stop resulted in a verbal warning for a defective taillight.

An ice slick resulting from an overflowing waterfall was reported at 17 Mile Haines Highway. Police notified the state road crews, who already were aware of the situation.

A caller reported a trespasser burning brush on the caller’s property on Lutak Road. An officer found no evidence of a fire.

Dispatchers received 11 medical calls and three calls about dogs.