The Seward Phoenix Log - News of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula since 1966

'Captain's Mast' - May 1, 2014


The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department. Those who have been arrested or summoned are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

April 21

00:05 - Verbal warning for speed given in the Essential One parking lot.

06:02 - Earthquake: Magnitude 5.1, depth 4 miles, 45 miles southeast of Adak. No tsunami was expected.

10:29 - Individual requested Public Works to the 300 block of Second for water flowing out from under the home.

14:27 - Numerous callers reported they saw several horses loose from the horse corral.

18:40 - 911 caller reported that two males were shooting a Glock at Preacher’s Pond. Information given to Alaska State Troopers.

22:19 - 911 caller said that her daughter’s boyfriend just left her house at Dora Way with her daughter after an argument involving the three of them. Reporting party advised that they were very confrontational with each other before they left. They left willingly, but the reporting party requested that a welfare check be done on her and that the boyfriend be criminally trespassed from her residence for two weeks. While officer was speaking to reporting party at her residence, her daughter returned home and advised that the argument had been verbal, not physical. She was advised to have her boyfriend call SPD if she contacts him.

23:01 - A SeaView employee reported that a client was walking southbound on Second near AVTEC. Reporting party advised that he appeared to be either disorientated or intoxicated, and that he was not wearing a jacket. Officer contacted the subject sitting on the sidewalk in front of AVTEC. He provided him with transportation to his residence. The subject was sober, but having difficulty walking due to his medical issues.

April 22

00:16 - 911 caller requested an officer to Lowell Canyon Road after hearing footsteps on the roof of the building and running in the hallways. Caller reported a suspicious vehicle with an open hatchback. Officer met with the reporting party before searching the property. Officer found nothing out of the ordinary. He closed the open hatchback and advised the reporting party, who was a little askew due to medication, to take pictures for evidence next time.

01:27 - Verbal warning for speed given at Mile 1 Seward Highway.

01:59 - Anne Kim arrested for DUI with PBT .150 at Mile 1 Seward Highway and taken to SCJ. Kim was also given a verbal warning for speed.

02:14 - SAST requested that BCVFD respond to a report of a bonfire at Salmon Creek Road. The reporting party had stated that people were throwing accelerants onto the fire and was worried they would start catching trees on fire. BCVFD advised the party to stop throwing grease onto the fire and to extinguish it. The fire was contained inside of a burn barrel.

07:39 - 911 abandoned call.

08:52 - 911 caller said that he had no emergency and when asked to call the non-emergency line he became verbally abusive. The caller was asked to not use foul language and not to refer to the dispatcher in a derogatory manor. Caller continued to behave poorly, and was then instructed on what a 911 emergency line is used for and if he had an emergency help would be sent. He again said he had no emergency and he continued to communicate in a non-respectful manner. Call was terminated. Officer advised.

09:51 - Seward Fisheries advised they would be conducting their monthly fire drill.

10:22 - AST advised there had been a rock slide which put a large boulder on Lowell Point Road.

11:04 - 911 pocket dial.

12:26 - Multiple parties reported a horse running down the road from the horse coral.

13:27 - 911 open-line call.

14:49 - Individual gave an officer medication for destruction.

15:06 - Citation for expired registration issued to George Kontra on Fifth in front of Hotel Seward.

17:11 - 911 open-line call.

17:19 - 911 open-line call.

19:33 - Verbal warning for excessive noise (tailpipe) given at Mile 1 Seward Highway.

21:54 - Verbal warning for failure to illuminate headlights after dark given on Phoenix Road.

April 23

06:38 - Warning for parking against the flow of traffic left on a vehicle in front of the Van Gilder Hotel.

09:44 - Simplex Grinnell advised they would be testing alarms at Washington Street.

12:22 - AVTEC advised they would be conducting flare/fire extinguisher training at the SMIC property.

13:25 - Burn permit issued to 604 Alder for burning on Thursday and Friday.

13:01 - Individual reported he had an altercation with another person who he smacked across the face. He requested to speak with an officer. Officer contacted the reporting party.

13:51 - 911 pocket dial.

14:22 - 911 open-line call.

17:03 - Citation for expired registration issued to Casmir Heather Hillsborough at Fifth and Adams.

19:19 - Individual reported an intoxicated pedestrian on Fourth near the ballparks. He was wearing a black hat and a dark hoodie. She was afraid he would stumble into traffic. The officer responded but did not find anyone meeting the description.

20:07 - Individual reported that on her walk she noticed that the resident of a house at the corner of Second and A had raked all their trash into the street. The officer found that there was only leaves raked to the side of the street.

20:52 - Citation for expired registration issued to Christopher James Monnier near the new pavilion.

23:30 - AST contacted SPD dispatch and requested that an officer look for an individual who was supposed to have been in the Seward area earlier in the day and never returned to his home in Soldotna in the evening. He had medical issues and needed a welfare check. Trooper was dispatched by AST. Officer was advised and checked every hotel in town, the downtown area and Lowell Point Road for the subject’s vehicle but was unable to locate it. AST advised that subject was located in Soldotna area.

April 24

12:47 - Individual requested a case number for a lost cell phone for their insurance company.

14:59 - Case number request for ACO/welfare check provided to officer in regards to individual residing at Sixth and Monroe.

17:22 - Individual reported that a neighbor in the first house on Starr Drive had been playing loud music all day.

18:20 - Citation for failure to carry proof of insurance issued to Carson Gerard Diemer on the Seward Highway near Essential One. Verbal warning issued for speed.

19:01 - Citation for speed issued to Lori Minnette Landenburger at Seward Highway and North Harbor.

20:07 - Individual reported that Brandon Ramoth was intoxicated and walking to Little Bear Mountain Apartments from the police department parking lot. She was trying to bring him to the police department when he exited the vehicle and started walking. She said that he was angry and she was afraid he will get into it with someone in the apartments. She later picked him up and the officer made contact with them at Sixth and Jefferson. Subject was arrested for MCA, resisting arrest and MIC6, and taken to SCJ.

20:45 - 911 open-line call.

20:49 - Individual complained about a motorcycle racing on Bear Drive and Swetmann. This had been going on for a couple of days. No contact was made.

22:40 - Earthquake: Magnitude 4.4, 70 miles northwest of Nome. No tsunami was expected in this area.

22:30 - Caller reported an audible alarm in the area of Little Bear Mountain Apartments. Officer responded and believed it was a bird behind the apartments.

April 25

00:10 - Verbal warning for crossing the fog line and no front plate issued at the Seward Highway near Herman Leirer Road.

01:01 - Verbal warning for inoperable headlight issued Seward Highway and Nash Road.

03:00 - Individual at the Ale House reported an intoxicated male passed out behind the building in the alley and requested an officer. Officer transported the subject to Kenai Fjords Tours bunkhouse on Second but was unable to determine from the subject where exactly he lived.

03:29 - 911 hang-up call. Upon callback, the caller said he called to request assistance removing two people from his home. He said that they were leaving and he did not need assistance.

07:45 - Verbal warning for inoperative headlight issued at Bear Drive near Essential One.

08:15 - Warning for parked against flow traffic issued in front of Hotel Edgewater

09:04 - AVTEC would being doing flare and fire training at the fire training center in the morning.

16:15 - Officer located a USA Option card. Officer checked AVTEC and discovered that he was a student. The card was returned to AVTEC

16:17 - Mountain Haven, Raven Lodge, requested an ambulance for an female low blood pressure of 62/49.

17:42 - 911 misdial.

18:27 - Citation for speed issued to Holly Christine Stanton on the Seward Highway near Sea Lion.

18:46 - Citation for expired registration issued to Julia Nichole Jack near the Flying Skein. Verbal warning for failure to carry proof of Insurance.

18:47 - 911 open-line call.

21:19 - Verbal warning for driving with brights on and for speed given.

21:23 - Citation for headlight requirements issued to Ahmed Ali Hassan near the Seward Highway and Dairy Hill Road.

22:23 - Citation for headlight violation issued to Philippe Damerval near the Seward Highway and North Harbor. Verbal warning given for improper use of tabs and failure to carry proof of insurance.

23:32 - Officer contacted Jesse Atherton and advised of his trespass from 2000 Dora Way until May 5.

April 26

00:06 - Verbal warning for tag light requirements issued at Seward Highway and Nash Road.

00:20 - Lindsay Tisdale arrested at Seward Highway and South Harbor after she failed FSTs and had a PBT of .120. She was taken to SCJ. Verbal warning given for speed.

02:09 - Individual reported an intoxicated male leaving the Ale House driving a red Lincoln MKZ heading northbound on Fourth. Officer responded but was unable to locate the vehicle in town or as far out as Nash Road.

08:33 - Citation for speed issued to Karla Capellini at Third and Madison. Verbal warning given for improper display of tags.

12:59 - 911 open-line call.

15:44 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to Safeway for a male who was having a seizure. SVAC/SVFD dispatched.

17:02 - Individual reported that he saw a young male ditch a white mountain bike behind a garage and take off running. Officer contacted the reporting party who had chained the White Airlight KHS bike to a pole.

18:15 - SAST transferred a call from Tyco Security who advised they had received multiple burglary alarms from Spenard Builders Supply and were unable to make contact with appropriate personnel. Tyco Security requested the SPD dispatcher to contact spouse and advise of alarm and to also perform a security check.

18:41 - Individual went into SPD to speak with an officer. While the reporting party was at AVTEC taking a class, one of his tires on his vehicle valued at $150-$160, was slashed. Officer spoke with the reporting party.

21:24 - 911 caller reported that a subject took his child while showing signs of being under the influence. The caller had tried to keep the child when the subject began yelling at her and made her fearful. She called to report that he was driving with the child in the vehicle and also to advise she did not want him to come back to the residence. Officer was unable to contact the subject.

21:48 - SAST requested an officer to assist with DV at Camelot Road. Officer contacted with the subject. Another individual, Jessica Henry, arrested on multiple warrants.

22:10 - An individual complained of loud music in Marathon Campground. Office contacted the subject and issued a disorderly conduct warning.

April 27

15:18 - Individual from the Harbor office complained about juveniles who built a bike ramp and were jumping in the area of South Harbor near the recycling bin and the rest rooms.

17:41 - 911 open-line call.

21:09 - 911 misdial.

Abbreviations: SPD, Seward Police Department; SFD, Seward Fire Department; SVFD, Seward Volunteer Fire Department; SVAC, Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps; SCJ, Seward Community Jail; ACO, Animal Control Officer; BCVFD, Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department; MPVFD, Moose Pass Volunteer Fire Department SAST, Soldotna Alaska State Troopers; AST, Alaska State Troopers; PSMCC, Providence Seward Medical & Care Center; SCCC, Spring Creek Correctional Center; USCG, United States Coast Guard; SMIC, Seward Marine Industrial Center; PBT, Portable Breathalyzer Test .; BTR, Breath Test Alcohol.


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