Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966


Police Report


Monday, Dec. 2

    A borough employee requested assistance contacting the maintenance department to unlock a building.

     A state employee reported an abandoned vehicle on Main Street. Police are investigating.

Sunday, Dec. 1

      A traffic stop was conducted by the trooper.

Saturday, Nov. 30

   A caller requested help contacting family members.

      A Small Tracts Road resident asked for help with her husband who was intoxicated and suicidal. Police responded and took the man into protective custody.

A caller reported an intoxicated woman in violation of her conditions of release on Second Avenue. Police responded and the woman was taken into custody, at which time she assaulted the arresting officer.

   Three traffic stops resulted in two verbal warnings for failure to stop at a stop sign and failure to yield and one citation issued by troopers.

Friday, Nov. 29

      Troopers contacted a 38-year-old man near his Klukwan residence after finding his vehicle abandoned in a ditch near 22 Mile Haines Highway. Investigation revealed the man was intoxicated and lost control of the vehicle. Troopers also found the man was in possession of a quarter-ounce of marijuana. The man was charged with driving under the influence and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

      Police advised of a possible break in a water pipe on Allen Road. Public works was advised.

   A caller reported he was missing some items he believed his wife had taken from a residence in the Small Tracts Road area. The appropriate services were advised.

      A Small Tracts Road resident unable to operate his wood stove requested help. Police responded and found everything was fine.

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

Thursday, Nov. 28

   A Mathias Avenue resident requested information with water overflow in her basement. Public works was advised.

      A caller reported a vehicle that had been reported off the road near 20 Mile Haines Highway was partly in the water. No one was in the vehicle or in the area, but footprints and beer cans were reported around the vehicle. Troopers were advised.

    A person reported a vehicle with an apparently intoxicated driver was in the ditch near 22 Mile Haines Highway. The driver requested assistance with towing from the caller. The caller was unable to help and asked for police to respond. Troopers were advised and requested assistance from police. An officer responded and searched the area but was unable to find the vehicle or driver.

      A caller reported icy conditions at .5 Mile Lutak Road. State road crews were advised.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

    A caller reported icy roads near the intersection of the Haines Highway and Third Avenue.

   A caller was referred to the court after requesting information on a civil matter regarding child custody.

      A Fort Seward area resident reported water forming behind his home. Public works was advised.

      A caller reported her vehicle went off the road near 20 Mile Haines Highway. The vehicle was undamaged and there were no injuries.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 26

      Police received a protective order from the court to be served on a Haines man.

      Dispatch received 12 medical calls and four canine calls.