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

By CVN Staff 

Police Blotter


Monday, May 7

Police were informed about an abandoned vehicle on Haines Borough property on Mathias Avenue.

A caller requested a phone number for a corrections center out of state.

A caller requested a counselor for a friend who was drunk. Police conducted a welfare check and determined the person was not in danger.

Sunday, May 6

Two traffic stops resulted in a warning for defective taillights and a warning for improper placement of current tags.

A caller reported a bicycle reported stolen from a porch on Deishu Drive had been borrowed by a friend and returned.

A caller reported an eagle drowning off Lutak, but a second caller reported the eagle swam to shore and was unharmed.

Saturday, May 5

A caller reported a drunken man driving on Main Street. An officer responded and arrested the man for drunken driving, refusing a breath test, and possessing an open container of alcohol upon a public street or highway.

A caller reported the conditions of a domestic violence order were not being met. Police said the issue was not a criminal matter, and the caller was referred to a court.

Friday, May 4

A caller was concerned that a derelict vehicle was being parked in a downtown lot. An officer responded, and the registered owner of the trailer bearing the vehicle explained he was en route to meet the salvage barge.

An officer warned a motorist for a headlight violation.

An officer warned a Small Tracts Road resident for not calling in a controlled burn.

A caller requested extra patrols at a downtown business due to a recent dispute with an acquaintance.

A caller reported being harassed at an apartment complex, but the issue was resolved before an officer arrived.

Thursday, May 3

An officer responded to a non-injury accident on Main Street after one vehicle backed into another. A similar accident occurred Wednesday downtown, when a motorist backed a trailer hitch into a bumper.

Wednesday, May 2

The borough requested an officer respond to a loud customer. The customer left before an officer arrived, and then returned and spoke to the officer.

A traffic stop resulted in a warning for an expired license plate and failure to carry insurance.

There were 19 medical calls and one call about dogs.

The Haines Borough Police Department can be reached at 766-2121.


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