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

By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter


Monday, Feb. 13

A caller reported a dog inside a vehicle had locked the doors. The caller provided a phone number to the driver for assistance.

A caller reported their vehicle had been hit on Sunday at the Haines School parking lot, causing a large scratch down the side.

A Second Avenue traffic stop resulted in an arrest for drunken driving.

Sunday, Feb. 12

A caller reported numerous gunshots in the Letnikof Cove area and was referred to state troopers.

Saturday, Feb. 11

A downtown bar employee called to request officer assistance after a person had accidentally been cut, and an ambulance responded.

An officer intervened during a downtown domestic dispute and took one male into custody. The man was charged with assault, criminal mischief and criminal trespass, all misdemeanors.

A 3-year-old child pulled the fire alarm at the school.

An officer assisted a motorist with minor automobile repair.

Thursday, Feb. 9

A welfare check was requested on a person who had not shown up for an appointment, and everything was fine.

A caller believed her dog was shot with a BB gun and her apartment broken into on Young Road. An officer responded and found no signs of entry and the dog was unharmed.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

A caller reported an injured moose on Small Tracts Road. An officer responded and dispatched the moose, and a local charity was called to salvage the meat. Police said a vehicle likely hit the moose.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

Animal carcasses were located near a pullout on Lutak Road. Another caller on Feb. 11 reported a deer head attached to a rope on Lutak.

An officer assisted with an uncooperative tenant at a downtown residence. The person was taken into protective custody for mental health issues the next day.

There were 13 medical calls and one call about dogs.

The Haines Police can be reached at 766-2121.


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