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Police Report


Tuesday, March 12

Dispatch left a message with state road crews regarding a report of icy roads in front of the Haines School.

Fire department personnel and volunteers responded to a chimney fire on Tower Road. The owner of the residence had shut down the damper and there were no flames or smoke on arrival.

Two traffic stops resulted in two verbal warnings for defective taillights and one addressed an issue with daytime running lights.

Monday, March 11

A woman on Mathias Drive reported people going in and out of her apartment. Officers responded and found nothing amiss.

Officers made contact with an individual who needed help with an out of control juvenile. Officers made arrangements for the juvenile through child services.

A case was initiated for the theft of medication from an apartment. The value was less than $50.

A caller reported a car parked facing the wrong direction on Main Street. By the time officers responded, the vehicle had been moved.

An officer found a door ajar at the airport. The officer secured the premises and dispatch tried contacting the business.

A traffic stop resulted in a citation for failure to carry proof of insurance.

Sunday, March 10

Dispatch provided an after-hours phone number for troopers after a motorist at 7 Mile Haines Highway called in to report a dead car battery.

Officers initiated a case concerning an unauthorized driver in a state vehicle.

An officer responded to a call that skateboarders were being rude and blocking traffic.

Dispatch received a welfare check request from an out-of-town caller. An officer was unable to locate the caller’s son.

Saturday, March 9

A caller requested information about a person who was sent to Juneau for medical reasons. Dispatch was unable to help the person.

A caller reported a person was ignoring her newborn baby while it cried. An officer contacted those present, who said they didn’t think the baby was being ignored.

Officers advised dispatch they were helping a motorist with a disabled vehicle.

Dispatch received a 911 call about a one-vehicle accident from a resident at 5.3 Mile Mud Bay Road. One person was in the vehicle and had unknown injuries.

Traffic stops resulted in verbal warnings for speeding, expired tags, and expired registration. Three citations were issued for failure to carry proof of insurance and one was issued for failure to stop at a stop sign.

Friday, March 8

Dispatch received a report of trash strewn down Dalton Street. The trash possibly belonged to a nearby business. Public works was advised.

An officer responded to Third Avenue and Union Street where a vehicle was apparently rifled through. Nothing was taken.

Dispatch received a call about an unattended brush fire at a corner of Mud Bay and Small Tracts roads. The fire was called in as a controlled burn earlier that day, which dispatch confirmed.

Traffic stops resulted in a verbal warning for no taillights, two citations for failure to carry proof of insurance, and one citation for a headlight malfunction.

Thursday, March 7

Dispatch received a complaint concerning a vehicle parked on a sidewalk in the Young Road area. Dispatch contacted the owner, who will have the vehicle towed.

An individual requested assistance turning someone’s stove off who was out of town in the Deishu Drive area. The manager of the complex was advised.

A caller reported a child’s bicycle in a ditch near Main Street and Allen Road.

Police and fire department volunteers responded to extinguish a fire inside a residence on FAA Road.

Wednesday, March 6

A caller reported he sold an unregistered vehicle to another individual, though it remained under the caller’s name. The information was emailed to an officer.

Officers were advised of a request for extra patrols on Mathias Drive due to suspicious activity.

Dispatch received a fax containing information on suspicious activity around town. An officer was advised.

A 52-year-old male was arrested for domestic violence assault.

A motorist was stopped for driving without headlights.

Dispatch received 11 medical calls and three canine calls.