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

'Captain's Mast' - Aug. 20, 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.

July 23

10:47 - Verbal warning for speed issued in dentist’s office parking lot.

10:47 - Burn permit issued to the transfer station for July 23 and 24.

11:18 - Kimberly Court Apartments manager reported that people were staying in an apartment who are not on the lease, and the people vandalized the property the night before. A subject was trespassed from Kimberly Court.

11:36 - Individual requested an officer to First National Bank about counterfeit funds. A $20 bill was collected.

11:47 - Individual found a backpack belonging to a subject in Forest Acres Campground near where he was arrested the night before.

14:43 - MPVFD requested that SVAC respond to Mile 45 Sterling Highway for an accident with multiple injuries.

16:37 - Citation for speed issued to Colleen Marie Costello at Three Bears.

18:10 - Smoke reported coming out of the Kenai Fjords office building at the harbor. No response since it was a barbecue on the second floor.

20:55 - Individual reported that the F/V John Calvin on T Dock appeared to be lower in the stern than the bow. On-call Harbormaster said it was normal.

July 24

08:43 - Individual reported that his daughter was threatening suicide. SAST notified.

09:22 - City campgrounds requested that an officer check an abandoned vehicle that had been in Resurrection South campground for four days.

10:09 - Citation for expired registration issued to Daisy Alex Nelson on the Seward Highway at South Harbor. Verbal warning for speed.

10:58 - Individual reported she lost her dark orange ladies wallet with credit cards, driver’s license cash and receipts. Wallet located.

11:03 - A subject reported from Cooper Landing that they were in an accident with damage at Safeway.

13:33 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Seward Highway and Sea Lion.

13:33 - Starbird Studios reported theft of jewelry the day before.

14:07 - Verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign issued Seward Highway and Dairy Hill.

15:29 - Citation for speed issued to William Neal Heckel at Third and Jefferson.

16:35 - Ambulance requested to the airport to assist Guardian Flight with transport. SVAC dispatched.

17:29 - Individual reported his gray bicycle with a rip in the seat was stolen from his house on Marathon Drive.

17:30 - Individual involved in an accident with damage in the Kenai Fjords parking lot near Phoenix.

18:00 - Citation for speeding given to Robert Stachowiak on the Seward Highway.

18:50 - Driver of shuttle bus reported someone stole fuel from the bus while parked the night before at Third and Monroe.

20:52 - Individual from Mt. Mt View Sports reported a theft around 19:54. They had video footage of the theft.

July 25

00:39 - Citation for speed issued Stanley Christensen at Seward Highway and North Harbor.

01:44 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Chevron.

01:50 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Third and D.

05:33 - PSMC requested an officer to pick up subject who was Title 47 and left the hospital. Officer found the subject at Second and Jefferson, and returned her to the hospital.

09:23 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Third and Madison.

11:16 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Seward Highway and Airport Road.

11:58 - Earthquake: Magnitude 5.0, 70 miles southwest of Talkeetna, 85 miles northwest of Anchorage. No tsunami was expected.

13:15 - Kenai Fjords Tours at Fourth found a small amount of marijuana and requested that an officer to pick it up

13:54 - Individual purchased a CD at a second hand store and found a birth certificate inside.

13:54 - Individual reported a found ID by the railroad crossing.

14:06 - Citation for failure to stop at a stop sign issued to Conrad Robert Murray at Seward Highway and Coolidge.

14:27 - Citation for studded tires issued to Chaela Dawn Ogle Hilts at Sea Lion and Seward Highway. Verbal warning for cracked windshield.

14:43 - Citation for studded tires issued to Lorraine Diane Ivy-Dahlin near the Chamber of Commerce.

July 26

00:28 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Resurrection and Seward Highway.

00:53 - After FSTs were conducted, Ericson Dehmer was arrested for DUI at Fourth and Adams and taken to SCJ.

01:06 - Verbal warning for inoperable tail light issued at Mile 1 Seward Highway. Subject advised to drive the rest of the way home with their hazard lights on.

01:12 - Alehouse bartender requested an officer for a male who was being belligerent in the bar. Officer contacted the subject who was advised not to return to any bars for the rest of the night. The subject claimed that he was in the Mexican mafia. Advisement of known gang member entered in APSIN.

02:05 - Advisement issued at First and A to the driver earlier warned about inoperable tail lights. Subject had turned off his hazard lights after being told by an officer earlier in the night to keep them on until he arrived home. Officer advised him to leave his hazards on until he reached his residence.

02:30 - Officer contacted a subject who was holding onto a street sign at Fourth and B. Subject had a PBT of .250. Officer took the subject to a campsite to be cared for by his girlfriend.

03:22 - 911 caller reported an intoxicated male outside the tent she was in with two other females at Polar Seafoods. The subject was screaming threats at her. A second individual reported the same disturbance possibly involving a knife. Officers responded and Ventura Guerrero was arrested for criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and assault, and taken to SCJ.

03:31 - Individual reported an intoxicated female in the road on Seward Highway. Officers responded and saw the female, who did not require assistance, walking northbound on the side of the road but no one in the roadway.

07:09 - Individual reported he lost his wallet after visiting the bait shop in the harbor. He also checked with the Harbormaster who did not have it. He described it as a blue nylon wallet containing three credit cards, driver’s license and about $15 cash.

08:07 - Individual reported a vehicle seemed to be abandoned on Phoenix Road. Officer left an abandoned vehicle notice.

08:44 - Abandoned vehicle at Resurrection Campground. Officer left a abandoned vehicle notice.

13:52 - PSMC requested an ambulance at the airport to assist Guardian Flight with transport.

14:24 - Individual reported power outages at Bear Drive.

15:25 - Caller reported smoke in the Rabbit Run area. Information given to BCVFD chief.

16:24 - SAST requested that an officer respond with a trooper to Salmon Creek Road for a disturbance between Nicolette Arnold and another subject. Arnold was arrested for Criminal Mischief DV and Assault IV DV, and taken to SCJ.

16:25 - Individual requested an officer to Fourth for a camper which was protruding into the roadway near the Sea Bean.

16:31 - Individual requested an officer to Benny Benson Memorial for dog with a possibly broken leg. The reporting party was unable to contact the owner and does not wish to leave the dog. After the officer arrived, the owner was successfully contacted and picked up the dog.

17:04 - Officer provided a civil standby on First.

18:32 - Ambulance requested to meet a LifeGuard flight crew at the airport and provide transport.

19:06 - Individual from Kenai Fjords Tours requested someone to respond to the public restroom behind the ranger station for a free-flowing urinal.

20:54 - 911 caller requested search and rescue for a 44-year-old woman with a broken ankle about a quarter mile above the tree line on Mount Marathon.

21:05 - Verbal warning for speed given at Fourth and D.

21:58 - Officer contacted Tamara McDaniel at Fourth and Van Buren to advise her of her revoked status after they had just witnessed her driving. McDaniel was arrested for MICS IV and taken to SCJ.

22:39 - Individual requested to speak to an officer about her neighbor’s dog which would not stop barking. Reporting party said the dog was inside the house and that no one was answering the door.

July 27

09:00 - Officer requested case for an accident with damage that occurred on June 12 at the North 72-Hour Lot.

10:30 - Seward Resort advised of a carbon monoxide alarm sounding from an RV. SVFD/SVAC dispatched.

11:05 - Seward Windsong Lodge reported a smoldering unattended campfire on Exit Glacier Road.

11:10 - Citation for failure to show proof of insurance issued to Todd Marcus at Seward Highway and Resurrection. Verbal warning for speed.

11:30 - Officer spoke with subject at Resurrection Campground about the theft of a cooler.

13:53 - Earthquake: Magnitude 7.0 in Indonesia. No tsunami reported.

15:01 - FM31 requested just an ambulance, no fire department to Safeway. SVAC dispatched.

15:04 - Verbal warning for speed and illegal lane usage given at Seward Highway and Nash.

15:24 - Officer provided transportation for subject to Icicle Seafoods.

15:33 - Individual reported a red Ford Ranger driving erratically and it turned onto Port Avenue from Seward Highway.

15:34 - FNBA requested an officer about counterfeit bills.

17:01 - SAST requested an officer assist a trooper at SCCC for a female with a gun who was yelling for the release of all murderers. Two minutes later, a 911 call from SCCC came in requesting medics to the scene, advising the female shot herself in the head. SCCC were dispatching nurses to the scene but were unable to provide any patient information. SVAC, SFD, AST and SPD responded. Patient was transported to PSMC.

18:16 - An off-duty officer advised of two males on a 4-wheeler driving up Fourth.

18:45 - Verbal warning for passing in a no-pass zone and speed given on the Seward Highway near the rec camp.

19:05 - Individuals reported a hit and run. Their vehicle was hit by another in the Safeway parking lot.

19:31 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to the cruise ship.

19:58 - 911 caller reported a blond female on a 4-wheeler was driving recklessly through traffic in town. Suspect was last seen near No Sweatt Auto. Officer was unable to locate the suspect.

21:15 - Officer requested an ATN to forward the charge of Assault IV DV.

21:23 - Individual turned in a Social Security card found on the sidewalk near the police department.

July 28

00:29 - Verbal warning for speed given at Chevron.

00:40 - Individual witnessed seven people loitering on the railroad station property. Officer contacted several individuals and issued PBTs to both under age subjects who both blew .000. Officer advised that the area was private property and the party agreed to leave.

01:49 - Verbal warning given at Fourth and South Harbor.

07:39 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to Wilma Avenue and Herman Leirer Road. BCVFD/SVAC dispatched.

11:26 - Individual requested AST to Bear Paw about a subject refusing to leave the residence. Trooper responded.

11:50 - Seward Mountain Haven held fire drills at Eagle and Lupine lodges.

12:46 - Officer provided transport for inmate to PSMC for medical evaluation.

13:41 - 911 caller from the Chamber of Commerce reported an accident with damage in their parking lot. No injuries.

13:54 - Seward Plumbing reported a white Toyota RAV 4 was parked on Van Buren and causing vehicles to go around it.

17:11 - Individual requested an officer to Resurrection Campground about campers with a blue 4-wheeler who were letting their children drive it on the streets. Officer was unable to contact anyone. Officer was also unable to locate the 4-wheeler.

18:36 - Earthquake: Magnitude 6.2, depth 77 miles, 60 miles east of Iliamna. No tsunami was expected.

18:37 - The city hall lift station alarm went off in Dispatch after the earthquake.

18:39 - Individual reported two rock slides on Lowell Point Road.

18:42 - Individual requested an officer to the wooded area near Dimond and Sea Lion about a possible squatter who had been making a mess of the area. Officer contacted the subject who agreed to clean up the area and move to a designated camping spot.

18:42 - Individual requested an officer to Frontier Trading Post about a blond male who would not leave the store. Officer contacted the subject who agreed to leave the building.

22:44 - Individual reported his wife was overdue from a boating trip. He last spoke to her around 07:15. He had been unable to contact her since. The U.S. Coast Guard was contacted and advised of the overdue vessel. The Coast Guard advised that the reporting party’s wife was currently reporting him overdue as well and took over the call.

23:14 - Received an automated call advising of a water flow alarm at SCCC. The facility advised SPD Dispatch that it was a non-emergency and that they did not require assistance.

July 29

07:50 - 911 caller wanted to speak to an officer about being threatened at Polar Seafoods the night before.

08:05 - Earthquake: Magnitude 5.1, 75 miles southwest of Nikolski. No tsunami reported.

14:00 - Individual reported a vehicle was driving erratically in Moose Pass southbound. SAST advised.

14:15 - Electric Department reported there appeared to be the start of a homeless camp in the woods near Fort Raymond Substation.

14:20 - Individual reported a vehicle had trash coming out from it as it was on the Seward Highway and turning onto the dump road.

17:49 - Verbal warning for speeding given at Seward Highway and Van Buren.

17:53 - Citation for improper plate display issued to Fernando Chavez on Fourth in front of Holiday Inn. Verbal warning for blocking roadway.

18:03 - Individual reported subjects shooting ducks at the 2nd Lake.

18:23 - Lifeline requested a ambulance. SVAC and SVFD dispatched.

19:28 - Citation for failure of proof on insurance issued to Emilie Johannes on Seward Highway at Aspen. Verbal warning for speeding and warned of tag expiring in two days.

19:31 - Individual reported a friendly black dog running loose at Essential One wearing a red collar with no identification. After officer responded with the dog to animal control shelter. The dog got loose from the officer.

20:43 - Vehicle accident between Mile 15 and 28 Seward Highway. Received call from SAST and SAST responded.

20:46 - Individual reported an injured 12-year-old hiker at mile 3 Lost Lake Trail. SAST responded to assist.

21:30 - Verbal warning for speeding given on Seward Highway at Coolidge.

23:54 - Verbal warning for inoperable tail lights and failure to obtain an in-state license issued at Seward Highway and Sea Lion.

23:59 - Citation for failure to carry proof of insurance issued to Carol Wren at Fourth and South Harbor. Verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign.

July 30

00:42 - Caller reported that a female called them requesting assistance with her male roommate who she believed might be sick but she was “afraid” to check. Officers spoke with the subject who had been sleeping and was fine.

01:15 - Officers spoke with Resurrection Taxi to make sure all was OK since they were stopped at Seward Highway and Port Avenue. The taxi was stopped while a passenger searched for a lost cell phone.

01:23 - SAST reported receiving a report that a vehicle southbound on the Seward Highway at Mile 10 was swerving and braking erratically. Officer stopped the vehicle in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot. All was fine.

01:35 - After FSTs were conducted, Sean McChesney was arrested for DUI at Coolidge and Seward Highway and taken to SCJ. MCA was issued to passenger, Oscar Bran.

01:54 - Individual reported an intoxicated female who she stopped and spoke with after seeing her fall in the road. She was walking westbound on Phoenix Road. Officers contacted the subject at Pacific Parks and spoke to a neighbor to confirm she did live there. She was able to care for herself so officers left after ensuring she made it to her apartment safely.

06:26 - Individual reported an intoxicated male sleeping in one of the shower stalls. Officers contacted the subject and he agreed to leave the area.

08:12 - 911 caller reported a male wearing blue shorts and gray T was getting into a red vehicle next to a blue van next to Ray’s Restaurant. The caller said the subject then went into the kitchen entrance of Ray’s. Officers contacted the subject and advised everything was OK.

10:46 - Burn permit issued to the city dump for July 30 and 31.

14:50 - Individual turned in a found wallet.

21:49 - 911 medical call from Bayview Trailer Park. SVAC and BCVFD responded.

22:13 - 911 caller reported being intoxicated and experiencing abdominal pains at Third and Jefferson. Officer contacted him and SVAC/SVFD were dispatched. Subject refused medical help. Officer advised subject not to go to anymore bars for the evening and a taxi was called to take him home.

July 31

00:47 - Verbal warning for head light requirement at Seward Highway and Bear Drive.

01:03 - Verbal warning for head light requirement at Seward Highway and Coolidge.

01:20 - Verbal warning for failure to maintain lane issued at Fourth and C.

01:24 - 911 caller reported a fight in progress outside involving several males and a female. They fled northbound before officer arrived. Officers contacted a subject who was not involved. Also contacted another subject who had injuries that officers photographed and a second subject, both of whom admitted involvement and identified Resurrection Taxi as witnesses. It was concluded that it was mutual combat.

05:50 - Verbal warning for failure to stop at a stop sign issued at Third and Lowell Point Road.

06:15 - Residence on Chamberlain reported they would be having a fire drill.

06:56 - 911 caller requested an ambulance to Phoenix Road. SVAC/SVFD responded.

07:07 - Individual reported that another individual was requesting to speak with an officer about her ex partner who assaulted her the night before and stole some of her belongings. Officer interviewed several people who were at the camp site where the assault happened. The subject was to be advised she has a no-trespass order at all Polar Seafood properties in Seward.

11:04 - Illegal camping reported at Dimond and Sea Lion. Officer issued a trespass warning and left it on the tent.

14:05 - Individual reported she lost her backpack somewhere between Dora Way and Chevron while taking a cab ride.

14:37 - Individual requested a welfare check on someone inside subject’s home who was out of town. Officer reported house was unoccupied and it was securely safe.

18:05 - Individual from Christo’s Palace reported that he saw what he thought was a missing person walking near his restaurant. Officer spoke with the reporting party. About an hour later on patrol, the officer saw a female matching the description. Officer spoke with the female and discovered she was not the missing person.

18:23 - Individual from Mountain Haven requested an ambulance to transport a male to the hospital.

19:00 - Citation for failure to carry proof of insurance issued to Milburn Brantley. Verbal warning for unsafe backing and failure to carry registration. Brantley moved his vehicle to an open parking spot and contacted an officer about the accident. Officer was unable to contact the owner of the hit vehicle.

20:37 - Verbal warning for speed given at Third and D.

20:40 - Individual turned in a found passport card .

23:45 - Officer contacted two subjects who had open containers behind the Essential One car wash. Officer advised them to dump out their drinks. They agreed to do so and to leave the area.

23:54 - Citation for failure to carry proof of insurance issued to Hayden Tiner in the Essential One parking lot. Verbal warning for failure to carry driver’s license and head light out.

Aug. 1

00:01 - Officers observed a vehicle in the Hertz parking lot with the hazard lights flashing and no one in the area. Upon investigation, the owner of Hertz said he had the lights flash to alert customers of their location.

00:32 - Citation for speed issued to Thomas Harkness at Third and Van Buren.

00:46 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Seward Highway and South Harbor.

00:56 - Verbal warning for head light requirement issued at Seward Highway and Hemlock.

01:22 - Officer contacted two subjects at Afognak and Dora Way and advised them they could not camp on city property.

01:38 - After FSTs were conducted, Lucy Ross was arrested for DUI on Lowell Point Road near the pump house, and taken to SCJ.

02:03 - Verbal warning for head light out issued at Third and Adams.

05:58 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Seward Highway and Resurrection.

09:49 - Icicle Seafoods reported a subject had been missing from work for about 48 hours. Officer spoke to his family members and the subject had contacted them. At 11:48 Icicle Seafoods reported the subject was no longer missing. He was home in California.

10:51 - Off-duty trooper reported a vehicle was driving recklessly headed southbound on Seward Highway.

12:14 - Individual reported her rental vehicle was involved in a hit and run at the northeast city parking lot.

13:56 - Individual from Captain Jack’s requested patrol because a subject had a verbal disagreement with the employees that day. Officer spoke with the reporting party and the other subject, and stated things had been resolved.

15:47 - Individual reported a silver/white Ford van was swerving all over the road headed southbound on Seward at Mile 9. SAST advised.

18:34 - Individual advised of erratic driving in a red Kia southbound on Fourth near Alaska SeaLife Center.

18:54 - Individual requested an officer to Ballaine near South Resurrection Campground about an altercation between two males and one female. Officer was unable to locate the described parties.

19:06 - Verbal warning for speed given at Third and C.

19:08 - A male requested assistance with his sinking vessel in the small boat harbor. On-call harbor officer took over the call.

19:15 - 911 caller reported her brother had been found without a pulse. Medics and troopers dispatched.

19:48 - Verbal warning for speed given on Third near Jefferson.

20:40 - Verbal warning for speed given at Third and Van Buren.

22:23 - SAST requested an officer to assist conducting FSTs on a male on a 4-wheeler at Mile 1.5 Nash Road. Officer responded. Additional officer responded to assist troopers further.

23:15 - Officer contacted two vehicles on Nash Road near Afognak Beach and advised them there was no camping in that area. Officer allowed them to stay for the night.

23:21 - Officer contacted a vehicle on Nash Road near Bette Cato and advised them there was no camping in that area. Officer allowed them to stay for the night.

23:36 - Verbal warning for speed and failure to dim head lights issued at Third and B.

23:44 - Individual reported someone playing loud music from a tent in the Resurrection Tent Camping area near the playground. Officers spoke with a subject who agreed to keep the music down.

Aug. 2

00:29 - While on foot patrol, officers outside of the Yukon contacted a subject who was intoxicated and assisted him in getting a taxi.

01:02 - Individual reported loosing her gray clutch wallet containing driver’s license, credit cards and $40 to $50 cash somewhere near Exit Glacier Road the day before.

01:26 - Verbal warning for head light requirements and for failure to change driver’s license to Alaska at Seward Highway and Sea Lion.

02:43 - A subject in front of Thorn’s was advised that she could not camp in her car at that location.

03:11 - Individual reported a disturbance at the horse corrals on Phoenix. Officers contacted Amber Luke, John Nieto and another subject. Luke was charged with furnishing liquor to a minor and Nieto was issued MCA.

10:00 - 911 caller reported that her mother’s boyfriend was going crazy and needed to be removed. When asked for her address, she said that she was in Big Lake. Call transferred back to Soldotna, who transferred it to Matcom. Soldotna said that Matcom said she was in Seward and she would call 911 again. She did not and SPD Dispatch called her back and she said she was in a tent. Contact was lost. Officer checked Williams Tent and Resurrection campgrounds and did not locate anyone. Dispatch called again and a man answered. He said he was in Soldotna and the garage door was open. He said that he did have an emergency. Transmission was broken and no address obtained. Dispatch called SAST and asked them to call the number to get further information. At 10:36 SAST advised still thinking it was Fifth and A in Seward. Officer searched the area. At 10:58 Dispatch called the number and the young girl said she was in Anchorage. At 11:25 the mother called 911 to report that her children, ages 16 and 20, had been calling 911. She said she thought they had been drinking and found broken beer bottles in the garage and when confronted by her boyfriend they became unruly. Officer advised and responded to Fifth and contacted two subjects.

 

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