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Police Report


Monday, Jan. 28

A library employee reported a vehicle parked in the parking lot overnight. The employee asked that the owner move the vehicle as plows were unable to finish clearing the lot. A phone message was left for the owner.

Police initiated a sexual abuse of a minor case after receiving reports of abuse several weeks ago. The minor was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center in Juneau. No charges have been filed.

Troopers in Juneau arrested a man on a Haines warrant for failure to appear on a misdemeanor assault charge.

A woman reported someone was attempting to enter her residence in Fort Seward. Police responded and found no signs of intruders.

A traffic stop resulted in a verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign.

Sunday, Jan. 27

An out-of-state resident staying at a local hotel requested assistance with a dead car battery. A local business was contacted to assist.

A Mathias Avenue resident reported an intruder in her home. Police responded but found no signs of an intruder.

A motorist called to report a vehicle stuck in snow at 7 Mile Haines Highway. A passing motorist assisted the vehicle before police could respond.

Saturday, Jan. 26

A caller reported icy roads on the Haines Highway. State road crews were advised.

A caller reported a dog on Main Street who was either hurt or cold. The caller said the dog was lying on the ground and not moving much. Haines Animal Rescue Kennel was advised.

Friday, Jan. 25

A 911 hang-up call was determined to be a 13-year-old playing a prank. The dispatched spoke to the caller about misuse of 911.

A traffic stop resulted in a verbal warning for taillight violation. A written warning was issued for a parked car with expired tags.

Thursday, Jan. 24

A caller requested police contact a tanker truck driver parked at Delta Western regarding the truck driver’s unsafe driving. The caller had observed the truck driving recklessly down the Haines Highway. By the time police arrived at Delta Western, the truck was gone.

Police offered assistance to a broken-down vehicle on Third Avenue. The officer provided traffic control until the vehicle was fixed.

A caller reported losing a cell phone in the Mosquito Lake area.

A Chilkoot Subdivision resident reported a tire stolen from her property.

A caller reported seeing a man deliberately ramming his car into his girlfriend’s while driving near 33 Mile Haines Highway. Troopers investigated and the girlfriend reported the collision had been an accident. No charges were filed.

A male complained untrue statements about him were being posted on someone else’s Facebook page. Officers advised they could not take any action unless the posts were threatening.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

Police served a trespass order on behalf of the borough to a man for violating harbor regulations. The man had been living on his boat during the winter.

A public employee reported receiving a phone call from a toddler. The toddler said he “can’t wake mommy,” and the employee thought it might be a medical emergency. Police contacted the toddler’s mother, who reported she had been awake in the other room.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

A caller reported receiving a telephoned threat from an acquaintance concerning a dispute over property. The two are involved in an ongoing domestic issue. The caller subsequently filed a protective order against the acquaintance.

A caller reported ice on Third Avenue. Dispatch provided the borough road crews’ phone number.

Dispatch received eight medical calls and eight canine calls.