July 5, 2013 | Volume 43, Number 26

Police Report

Monday, July 1

A caller requested a welfare check on a drunken person at a Young Road residence. Officers and an ambulance crew responded, but the person did not need help.

A person reported an out-of-control burn on Highland Drive. Officers responded and confirmed the fire was controlled.

A person turned in a driver’s license left at the ferry terminal.

A traffic stop resulted in a citation for speeding.

Sunday, June 30

A caller reported a bear frequenting a private campground on Lutak Road. Dispatch forwarded the call to the park ranger and wildlife trooper.

A company sought help with a stranded 29-foot sailboat near Taiyasanka Harbor. The operator was advised to use their marine radio to request assistance from other vessels in the area.

A U.S. Customs agent reported someone left their passport at the border.

A caller reported an abandoned bike near the Chilkat Cruises dock.

Saturday, June 29

A Canadian tourist came to the station and dropped off a dog they picked up near 25 Mile Haines Highway. Haines Animal Rescue Kennel was advised.

Friday, June 28

A caller reported a vehicle parked in the wrong direction on Main Street, but called back later to report the vehicle had been moved.

Officers helped a Deishu Drive resident who had been locked out of an apartment.

A caller reported trespassers beyond the security fence at the Port Chilkoot Dock. An officer responded and contacted four juveniles after they had left the prohibited area.

A caller reported a motorist without a handicap permit had parked in a handicap parking space on Main Street.

State road crews were advised of a sink hole in the roadway at 17 Mile Haines Highway.

A Second Avenue business reported a rock had been thrown at the building but had not caused damage. Police contacted the person, who said he thought a friend was working at the business and had thrown the rock “to say hello.”

A person reported an open door at a Fort Seward business that appeared to be closed. Police responded and were able to close and lock the door.

A caller reported a possible underage drinking party on Helms Loop. Police responded but found no signs of a party.

A person reported an open door at the Mosquito Lake School. A responsible party responded but found all doors secured.

Thursday, June 27

A person came to the station to report a mud slide near 19 Mile Haines Highway. State road crews were advised.

A caller reported a two-inch fuel line cut near 0 Mile Haines Highway. It appeared construction equipment had damaged the line. Public works and the fuel company responded.

An out-of-state caller requested a welfare check on a person in Haines. Officers discovered the person had left for Canada. Canadian law enforcement confirmed the person was fine.

A downtown resident was taken into protective custody after injuring herself. Alcohol was a factor.

A caller reported a gunshot near Piedad Road. An officer responded but was unable to locate the source.

Wednesday, June 26

A Main Street business owner reported a $400 bracelet stolen from a shop. The business owner later located the bracelet.

Officers initiated a reckless driving case for a June 16 incident in which a car driven down a Mud Bay Road driveway spun its wheels repeatedly, kicking up gravel.

An officer initiated a case for failure to report child abuse for a Feb. 19 incident. The woman had not reported a complaint of child abuse, which allegedly occurred at the school.

A caller reported a dump truck speeding down FAA Road. Officers responded but were unable to locate the truck.

A caller reported two men fighting in the area of Helms Loop. No arrests were made as officers could not determine the primary aggressor.

A person reported a vehicle speeding down Sawmill Road, with the vehicle’s occupants holding beer cans. Officers responded and made contact with the occupants, who didn’t have beer and weren’t intoxicated. The driver was warned about reckless driving.

Officers investigated a domestic dispute between a man and woman on Union Street. An officer issued a citation to the man for minor consuming.

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

Tuesday, June 25

A caller sought veterinary help for her injured cat. Haines Animal Rescue Kennel was advised.

A Deishu Drive resident reported her daughter at Mosquito Lake was in danger because of a bear on the porch. Dispatch contacted the daughter who said she was fine and had contacted the wildlife trooper.

A parent sought help controlling a child. Officers responded and were able to calm the child down while social service agencies were contacted.

Police secured a gun for safekeeping while the owner is out of town.

A caller reported two men harassing him and calling him names near 0 Mile Haines Highway. Dispatch referred the caller to the court to obtain a protective order.

A caller reported a possible fire near 25 Mile Haines Highway. The Klehini Fire Department responded and determined everything was fine.

A caller reported seeing smoke near Battery Point. Forest crews responded but were unable to locate any smoke.

A caller reported seeing smoke near 3 Mile Lutak Road. Fire crews responded but found nothing amiss.

A caller reported skateboarders on Main Street. Officers responded and gave the skateboarders a warning.

A person reported minors soliciting customers to purchase alcohol for them near 0 Mile Haines Highway. Police searched but were unable to locate the minors.

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

Dispatch received 34 medical calls and four canine calls.