PRESS RELEASE FOR THE WEEK OF December 2 – 8, 2013
Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Fraud: A local business reported fraudulent charges to their credit card.
Animal at Large: A report was taken concerning an unleashed, white pit-bull that charged toward person.
Serve Time: Daniel Brewer DOB 04/17/59 of Valdez reported to serve sentence on DUI conviction.
Disturbance Noise: A local landlord called concerned about a tenant who routinely yelled at his television. Tenant appeared physically healthy but caller was concerned for his mental well-being.
Vehicle in Ditch: A vehicle was observed on shoulder of highway with hazard lights and no driver/owner on location. Responding officers would re-evaluate later and call for tow if necessary. Vehicle was later moved.
DARE: VPD interaction with local high school classrooms regarding the DARE Program.
Traffic Complaint: A white Tacoma pick-up was observed driving through the grass area of residential multiple-unit housing. Subject was advised not to continue; no damage done.
Fish and Game: A moose was possibly hit by a vehicle and injured around 17 mile. Animal was dispatched and charity response was contacted to collect meat.
Problems with Neighbors: A caller reported that they were concerned for a neighbor person yelling and tearing up a house. EMS requested for transport to hospital for mental health evaluation.
Trespassing: A boat owner called concerned with unknown individuals who have been frequenting the caller’s boat.
ETOH Pedestrian: A Report was received regarding an intoxicated pedestrian stumbling and falling down. Responding officers provided transportation to destination.
Disturbance Other: A landlord called concerning a tenant attempting to cook or start a fire.
Harassment: A caller contacted VPD claiming a man was yelling at her and her children.
Runaway Juvenile: A caller was concerned that an adolescent child had not made it home after school at usual time. Juvenile was accounted for later that afternoon.
Family-Neighbor Fights: Officers responded to a family/neighbor incident concerning an adolescent becoming physically abusive. Call relayed to a proper agency.
Summons: Jacob Okboak, DOB 05/04/95, of Teller was summonsed for Minor Consuming Alcohol, 2nd Offense.
Found Property: A Polaris 700 was found on Dump Road. Unknown how long it had been at that location. The owner was located and machine returned.
Total Police and Animal calls for the week: 73
The information listed below is the most current information KVAK has received. Updated information is posted as soon as it is received.
Valdez Fire Department
Monday Dec 9, 2013
George R Keeney
On Dec 3 at 8:18 pm EMS personnel responded to Swifty’s for a man that had an altered mental status. The patient was treated on scene and transported to the Providence Valdez Medical Center for further treatment.
On Dec 4 at 6:06 pm Fire personnel responded to alarm activation at the Teen Center. The crew could not find a cause for the activation and reset the system.
On Dec 5 at 11:55 pm Hazmat personnel responded to 330 Winter Park for alarm activation. The building was checked for Co and other gases and a cause of the activation was not determined.