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Police Report


Monday, March 25

Two officers responded to a local motel when an employee called to report a female yelling in one of the rooms. The officers determined the occupants were having an argument, but that no domestic violence had occurred.

A person who recently received a gun from a relative had a serial number check performed on the weapon. The weapon was cleared of any warrants.

An officer was advised of a vehicle parked on Main Street longer than one hour.

A visitor passing through town reported his young son had been approached by an elderly female with apparent mental problems. He requested a report be generated.

A person requested a welfare check on a woman whose apartment door had been left open, but was not responding to calls of her name. The woman called to report everything was fine before officers could respond.

Sunday, March 24

An officer assisted a motorist who had driven into a ditch near Third Avenue and Major Road due to slick road conditions. The officer barricaded Third Avenue due to dangerous conditions.

Saturday, March 23

Troopers and the state Division of Forestry were advised of a man cutting down trees near the Letnikof boat harbor.

Two traffic stops resulted in a citation for failure to stop at a stop sign and a verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign.

Friday, March 22

Officers responded to a domestic violence assault call on Small Tracts Road and arrested a 42-year-old man for assault in the fourth degree. Alcohol was believed to be a factor.

Police, fire and ambulance crews responded to a report of a man who was injured when his vehicle slid into a ditch on Young Road.

Police received a protective order to be served on a man.

Police removed rocks from the roadway at about 7 Mile Lutak Road.

Dispatch referred an anonymous caller to social services after the caller provided information regarding child care issues.

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

Thursday, March 21

An officer responded to a Mathias Avenue residence where a woman reported water and coins used to purify the water was stolen from her basement. The officer found nothing amiss.

A person came to the police station to discuss a civil matter relating to a vehicle trade.

A person came to the police station to report an inoperative vehicle that would be left overnight in a business parking lot.

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

Wednesday, March 20

A witness reported a possible hit-and-run accident in a downtown parking lot. The vehicle owner was contacted. He said there was not any damage he was concerned about.

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

Dispatch responded to 13 medical calls and two canine calls.