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Police Report


Monday, Jan. 20

 A caller sought a ride to a relative’s home. Police provided it, due to circumstances involving a medical issue.

A person reported a burglary at an FAA Road business. Police investigated and arrested a 22-year-old Haines man.

  A caller reported three or four unopened beer bottles stuck in a snow bank on Lynnview Drive. The caller was concerned a minor might take them. Police removed the bottles.

 A person used the 911 line to report a stray dog, but was advised to call on the department’s regular line. The call was referred to the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel.        

Sunday, Jan. 19

An anonymous caller reported a domestic dispute at a Main Street residence. Police responded and, upon entry into the residence, an officer was assaulted by a man. The man was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault.

Saturday, Jan. 18

A driver reported striking a bald eagle with a vehicle on Lutak Road. The eagle had a broken leg and wing. The American Bald Eagle Foundation was advised and took the eagle.

A caller reported receiving a possibly fraudulent phone call. Dispatch recommended the caller talk to the individuals involved.

Thursday, Jan. 16

A caller reported ongoing harassment via text. Police told the caller that since the texter is in Arizona, it is complicated to obtain a protective order. Police advised the man to change his phone number or talk to the court about a protective order.

A caller reported a domestic dispute at a Mud Bay Road residence and asked for police to mediate. Police responded but found the dispute was not criminal. The couple was separated for the night and agreed to talk to a counselor.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

A person reported an elderly man had died after being found unconscious and not breathing at a 1 Mile Haines Highway residence. Police and ambulance responded.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

A caller reported vehicles were sliding on Third Avenue. Borough road crews were advised.

Police received civil papers to serve on a Haines resident.

A caller reported their juvenile daughter hadn’t returned home after going to the library and visiting friends. The caller later reported the daughter was safe and had returned home.

Dispatch received 15 medical calls and six canine calls.