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Police Report


Monday, Aug. 31

A person reported an abandoned vehicle on New Hart Road.

An apartment manager reported a woman was trespassing. Police contacted the woman and told her she wasn’t allowed on the property. She left.

A caller reported a hit-and-run accident on Allen Road. Police investigated and arrested a 47-year-old man driving with a canceled license and leaving the scene of an accident. The man was cited and released.

A caller reported explosions near 2 Mile Mud Bay Road. Police responded and determined the fireworks were being set off on the beach below the mean high tide line and they had ceased.

Sunday, Aug. 30

A business reported a person had left behind their Canadian passport.

An employer asked police to conduct a welfare check on an employee who hadn’t shown up for work for several days. Officers determined the individual was fine.

Saturday, Aug. 29

A town-wide power outage was reported. Alaska Power and Telephone advised the power would be restored in a few minutes.

A person reported a street sign near the intersection of Piedad Road and Sunshine Street was knocked over. Public works employees were notified.

A Cathedral View subdivision resident reported low water pressure. A public works employee advised it was due to a power outage and pressure would be restored shortly.

A Fort Seward resident reported hearing gunshots. Dispatch advised the noises were fireworks permitted by the borough for a special event.

Friday, Aug. 28

A caller reported a person yelling and banging on a door at a nearby Main Street apartment. Dispatch contacted the apartment resident and was told the disorderly conduct had stopped.

A person turned in a key found near 38 Mile Haines Highway.

A traffic stop resulted in a warning for speeding.

Thursday, Aug. 27

Personnel from a local hotel reported somebody had left bags of garbage near the hotel’s locked dumpster shed. Police responded and determined the garbage was left by a guest who had permission to put it there.

A caller reported receiving a fraudulent call from “Publisher’s Clearing House.” Officers were advised.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

A company reported an alarm going off at a Young Road residence. Police responded and found the residence was secure.

A caller reported a truck with Canadian license plates repeatedly parking in a handicap stop at the Small Boat Harbor. An officer was advised.

A person reported a broken water pipe at a Fort Seward campground. Public works crew responded.

Police helped a woman and her children who placed an ad on a local website asking for help with emergency housing. Housing was arranged and the mother was put in contact with local agencies for additional assistance.

A person turned in a phone found near 26 Mile Haines Highway.

Tuesday, Aug. 25

A person reported a vehicle parked in a no parking zone at the clinic. Police contacted the driver, who moved the vehicle.


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