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

'Captain's Mast' - March 12, 2015

 


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.

Feb. 16

01:19 - Individual reported an intoxicated male passed out on the bench outside of the Sea Bean Cafe. Officer was unable to locate anyone who met the description out front of the café or in the area.

03:26 - LifeMed requested an ambulance to Bayview Trailer Park for an man who activated his LifeMed alarm but was not responding to the operator. SVAC/BCVFD dispatched but then cancelled four minutes later per LifeMed who reached the patient and confirmed it was a false alarm.

05:20 - Road Conditions: Nash Road, clear but wet.

06:15 - Verbal warning for speed given in Safeway parking lot.

06:59 - Citation for speed issued to Lee Hall in the Essential One parking lot.

07:32 - MATCOM requested that an officer check on a subject staying at the Holiday Inn. Officers contacted the subject.

08:33 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to Seward Mountain Haven, Eagle Lodge, for a 79-year-old man having respiratory distress. SVFD/SVAC dispatched.

09:08 - Officer responded to the high school in reference to harassment.

09:30 - Officer requested case for theft of a gas cap at the high school.

13:16 - Individual reported several large rocks on Lowell Point Road.

13:45 - Electric department advised of a power outage from Lowell Point to Moose Pass. Unknown ETA.

13:50 - Fire alarm reported in the 600 block of Monroe. SVFD/SVAC dispatched. Deputy fire chief advised it was trouble due to the power outage.

14:16 - Earthquake: Magnitude 6.9 in Japan. No tsunami expected.

18:06 - AST reported a 911 call from a subject who said she wanted her daughter. Upon call back the husband said that his wife was on medication and she was trying to contact her daughter but dialed 911 instead. The husband said there was no emergency but police were welcome to come by and check on them. No ambulance was needed. Officer responded and found no emergency.

22:43 - Individual reported a possible disturbance involving a juvenile and her mother. The disturbance was found to be a disagreement between the two with no evidence of domestic violence.

23:40 - Electric department reported that Camelot area power was restored.

Feb. 17

00:23 - Road Conditions: Lowell Point Road, four small rock slides, one of them active. Officer cleared away enough rocks for the road to be passable.

03:46 - Road Conditions: Lowell Point Road, rocks in the roadway but passable

04:13 - Road Conditions: Nash Road, Clear.

04:47 - City employee reported an audible alarm going off inside the library. An officer cleared the building and believed the alarm was triggered by the power outage. He reset the alarm.

08:51 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to the 1000 block of Third for a female coughing up blood. SVFD/SVAC dispatched.

09:48 - DOT reported a power line smoking at Mile 22.5 Seward Highway. Electric advised.

11:36 - Individual reported a chow running in traffic at Fourth and Jefferson.

11:43 - Officers assisted U.S. Federal Probation with a drug testing on an individual at city hall.

12:57 - Individual requested a welfare check to Glacier View Apartments. Officer contacted the subject who was fine.

16:16 - Verbal warning for failure to yield given on Monroe between Third and Fourth.

19:01 - Individual requested an officer for a civil standby on Brownell, as she returned to her home to collect some of her belongings. Officer responded and provided transportation back to her temporary residence.

21:01 - Holiday Inn Express requested a fire officer to reset fire alarms after the power outage. Duty officer responded and reset the alarm.

22:26 - Guardian Security reported a fire alarm at the AVTEC dorms in the 500 block of Third. SVFD, SVAC and BCVFD dispatched. Burnt popcorn in the third floor lounge caused the alarm to trigger. Dorms were cleared, alarm was reset and scene was cleared.

Feb. 18

09:23 - Officer responded to a request from SeaView Community Services to assist with a resident.

10:31 - Officer requested a theft case at the high school.

11:07 - Report of a power outage at Dairy Hill. Electric department advised.

13:10 - Elementary school did a fire drill.

13:19 - Earthquake: Magnitude 4.6, 85 miles southwest of Haines. No tsunami reported.

15:33 - Individual requested an officer to Pacific Park Apartments for a civil dispute with a neighbor. Officer advised both parties to avoid contact and a criminal trespass warning was given.

17:16 - Pit Bull loose on Nash Road. Troopers were notified and soon cancelled because the owner retrieved the dog.

17:32 - Individual reported that his home was been broken into in the 14600 block of Rainforest Circle, Old Mill Subdivision. SAST notified.

19:30 - SVFD drill in the 600 block of Sea Lion.

19:49 - Individual reported an alarm at the ATM at Wells Fargo. Officer responded and noted an out of order sign on the machine. No one was at the location and all appeared secure.

21:17 - Verbal warning for speed given at Third and Jefferson.

21:19 - Verbal warning for failure to stop at stop sign given at Mile 1 Seward Highway.

23:04 - Verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign given at Bayview Apartments and Van Buren.

Feb. 19

03:22 - 911 caller requested an officer to Nash Road to meet with his father who was having memory issues and would not allow his son to take him to the hospital. Subject was transported by officers to the hospital.

06:17 - 911 caller requested an ambulance for an unconscious male lying in the middle of the road at Second and A. Officer responded to the scene for assistance until medics arrived.

09:59 - Guardian Security reported a burglary alarm sounding at TYC. Officer responded and advised building was secure.

11:07 - An individual was placed into protective custody while at PSMC and taken to SCJ.

14:25 - Individual turned in expired medications to be destroyed.

15:21 - First Student bus reported a red new Chrysler did not stop for flashing red lights.

16:33 - Individual reported her cell phone missing. She thinks she lost it at the hospital or the elementary school. She was unsure of the brand.

17:10 - Verbal warning for speed given near Terry’s Tire.

17:52 - Individual and two friends were stranded on Mount Marathon about half way down the junior trail. One subject slid down a ravine and was injured. They had a smart phone and turned the GPS on, and were told to take a selfie to text later. They had no gear for an overnight stay. They were all wearing black hoodies.

18:34 - Security guard at Alaska SeaLife Center found a driver’s license. He attempted to find a phone number for the person but was unable to do so.

19:25 - Verbal warning for parking on the sidewalk given on Third.

23:35 - Traffic citation given to Ryan Tubon at Third and Madison.

Feb. 20

00:27 - Update: The three males who were stranded earlier on the junior trail were rescued from Mount Marathon by a helicopter and SVFD.

00:58 - Verbal warning for obstructing traffic given on Leirer Road in front of Ace Hardware.

01:25 - Staff member at Holiday Inn Express requested an officer for a disturbance between a female and her boyfriend. Officers spoke with the female and gave her a disorderly conduct warning. The reporting party called back to report her boyfriend was creating a disturbance. Officers returned, separated the parties and gave the boyfriend a disorderly conduct warning.

12:14 - Individual turned in expired medications to be destroyed.

12:49 - Seward Mountain Haven had a scheduled fire drill.

14:36 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to the 1400 block of Chamberlain for a man in his 50s having chest pain. SVAC/SVFD dispatched.

17:55 - Verbal warning for speed given on Third near Bayside Apartments.

18:22 - Verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign given at Third and Dairy Hill.

18:28 - Verbal warning for speed given on Third near the Breeze Inn.

20:16 - Verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign given on Seward Highway at Sea Lion.

21:09 - Verbal warning for tag light requirements and improper lane usage given at Mile 1 Seward Highway.

21:34 - Citation for not carrying valid insurance given to Kurt Grunert at Safeway. Verbal warning given for speed.

23:51 - Individual requested an officer to the area of Midnight Sun Apartments for an intoxicated pedestrian walking in the middle of the road wearing all black. Caller hung up and did not give any more details. Officer responded and was unable to locate the subject.

Feb. 21

00:09 - Staff from the Holiday Inn Express requested an officer for a male in the lobby who seemed physically distraught and in pain. Patient did not want an ambulance or medics. Officers responded and transported subject to the hospital.

00:53 - Road conditions: Lowell Point Road, rock slide, rocks in road, one portion of road was nearly impassable. Public Works department notified.

01:12 - SFD requested at Safeway for an electrical outlet in the produce section that got wet and was smoking heavily.

12:00 - Citation for speeding issued to Derek R. Neumann at Seward Highway and Sea Lion.

18:46 - Citation for expired registration issued to Kristopher Staples at Third and Madison. Verbal warnings issued for failure to provide proof of insurance and to illuminate head lights after dark.

19:40 - Citation for failure to provide proof of insurance issued to Tina Wilkins at Fourth and B. Verbal warnings given for speed and failure to carry current registration.

20:00 - Individual requested an officer to his residence near the AVTEC dorms after returning home from a week-long trip to find the door open and the house burglarized. Officer responded and found no sign of forced entry. Reporting party said there were no missing items, nor damage. Officer questioned neighbors, who said they had noticed no suspicious activity.

20:58 - Individual expressed concern regarding a neighboring house. The house, which is usually vacant at this time of the year, appeared to have occupants. Reporting party said that the known owners had not been seen and believed the house was supposed to be vacant. Officer responded but found the house to be vacant. No signs of forced entry were seen.

22:16 - Subject reported that he had just seen the petitioner of his restraining order at the bar but left immediately. Officer advised the subject that this was not in violation of his restraining order.

Feb. 22

01:54 - Road conditions: Lowell Point Road, clear.

04:36 - Road conditions: Lowell Point Road, clear.

13:19 - Individual reported she lost her red wallet, possibly at the DMV.

13:19 - Individual reported that the mother of his child was texting and driving, and was in violation of the custody agreement.

20:31 - Officer advised a subject of his revoked status at Essential One.

22:56 - Citation for speeding and failure to provide proof of insurance issued to Brittany White at Van Buren and Seward Highway.

Feb. 23

04:39 - Road conditions: Nash Road, clear.

11:13 - Fire boat John Foster responded to escort the R/V Sikuliaq into Seward for its homecoming to Seward.

12:41 - Individual spoke with an officer about someone trying to break into his residence on Fourth.

13:06 - Individual reported a vehicle cut in front of him at Port and Seward Highway almost causing an accident. Vehicle was last seen driving northbound.

23:17 - Officer arrested a subject on Sixth for a no-bail AST warrant and took him to SCJ. Upon arrival, jail personnel verified that he already served his time and the warrant was left active in error. He was taken back to his residence.

Feb. 24

02:09 - Pedestrian contacted at Harbormaster’s bathroom. He was getting ready to shower.

08:54 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to the 1800 block of Swetman for 60-year-old man not feeling well and fainting. SVFD/SVAC dispatched.

16;05 - Trooper arrested Brandin Bartleyon Winterset Circle on a $250 AST warrant and took him to SCJ.

16:32 - Caller reported an offensive smell coming from the lagoon on Lowell Point Road.

18:38 - Verbal warning for head light requirements and failure to dim high beams given on Seward Highway near Port Avenue.

19:12 - Citation for failure to provide proof of insurance issued to Aron Hutchison in the Breeze Inn parking lot. Verbal warnings given for failure to carry registration and failure to stop at a stop sign.

Feb. 25

04:26 - Road conditions: Nash Road, clear.

06:18 - Citation for not carrying proof of insurance issued to James Wardlow at Third and Sea Lion. Verbal warning for head light requirements.

12:00 - Electric advised of a power bump on the transmission lines. No reports of outages.

13:30 - Low Water Alarm at the Lowell Canyon Station. Water/Sewer department advised.

18:51 - Citation for head light requirement issued to Leslie Amanda Hines Jacoby at Mile 2 Seward Highway. Verbal warning for failure to dim lights.

19:06 - Citation for head light requirement issued to Sherry Dale Furlong at Mile 1 Seward Highway.

20:53 - Citation for failure to carry proof of insurance issued to Rebecca Joanne Edlin at Fourth and A. Verbal warning given for speed.

21:18 - Citation for head light requirement issued to Luther Alan Kuller at Third and Monroe. Verbal warning given for failure to dim lights.

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; PSMC, Providence Seward Medical Center; SCCC, Spring Creek Correctional Center; USCG, United States Coast Guard; SMIC, Seward Marine Industrial Center; PBT, Portable Breathalyzer Test .; BTR, Breath Test Refusal; DWLR, Drove While License Revoked; DWLS, Drove While License Suspended; DUI, Drove Under Influence; MICS, Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance; DV, Domestic Violence; FTA, Failure To Appear; MCA, Minor Consuming Alcohol.

 

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