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Police And Fire Report
PRESS RELEASE FOR THE WEEK OF May 25, 2015 – May 31, 2015
Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
05/25 Welfare Check: Officers responded to a request for a welfare check on a vehicle parked on the tideflats. The individuals were okay. Public Service: Officers assisted with the Memorial Day observation with traffic control and with the playing of the bagpipes. Burglar Alarm: The silent alarm was activated at a local bank. The officers arrived and discovered the alarm was activated by accident. Marijuana: A caller reported some individuals smoking weed in a vehicle at the city dock parking lot. Upon the officer’s arrival, the vehicle had already left the area and could not be found. 05/26 Traffic Complaint: A caller reported an unlicensed dirt bike riding on the highway into town. The officer responded, made contact and advised the rider about the laws concerning dirt bikes. Lost Property: A caller reported losing a pink wallet and keys. If you have found these items, please contact the Valdez Police Department. Trespassing: An individual was trespassed from a private residence when police were contacted by a concerned father, worried for his daughter. 05/27 DUI: Officers respond to a report of an individual driving a four wheeler while intoxicated. Arrested: Harry Halsey, DOB: 8/14/75, of Valdez was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Harassment: A property owner reports an individual soliciting sex for money or drugs at a local apartment complex. Agency Assist: Police assist fire personnel with a trailer explosion and fire. Marijuana: Police seize 19 mature marijuana plants from the trailer fire site. Disturbance: A caller reports a possible fight at his neighbor’s apartment, and was requesting officer assistance. 05/28 Disturbance: The hospital requested officer assistance with a disgruntled person yelling outside the entrance doors. Found Property: Some cash was found on Hazelet Avenue. Please contact the police department with further identifiers to claim. 05/29 Summonsed: Ashley Arland, DOB: 5/23/85, of Valdez was summonsed for Driving While License Revoked. Possible Drunk Driver: Officers could not find the described vehicle that was swerving and cutting off other drivers. Vehicle in Ditch: A caller reported a vehicle went off the road, stopped and the driver still in it. Officers responded to discover the driver uninjured and the truck with disabled steering. Traffic Complaint: A caller reported that a vehicle had run over and destroyed their planter. The officers found the pizza delivery vehicle and the business agreed to take care of the damages. Traffic Hazard: An officer removed a bbq grill that had fallen into the middle of the roadway. Public Assist: Officers responded to a caller requesting assistance after being locked into a restroom at the hatchery. The officer opened the door for the mother and daughter. 05/30 Arrested: Lamont Washington, DOB: 5/29/65, of Valdez was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Arrested: Harry Lindsey, DOB: 4/4/80, of Anchorage was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Drive While License Revoked. Arrested: Donald Kompkoff, DOB: 10/5/88, of Valdez was arrested after turning himself in for an outstanding Valdez warrant; and is being held to serve his 25 day sentence. Remand: Katrina Trefon, DOB: 4/21/87, of Valdez was arrested for probation violation. She also was charged with Assault 4th Degree, after fighting with the arresting officers. Traffic Hazard: Officers contact a driver, who was hauling gravel in a flat bed trailer and spilling onto the roadway. The driver agreed to clean up his mess. 05/31 Remand: Brandon Dodd, DOB: 10/27/80, of Valdez was arrested for probation violation. Theft Property: The theft of a tablet was reported. This case is under investigation.
VALDEZ FIRE CALLS
5-26-15 to 5-31-15
5-26-15 Valdez Fire Department responded to an electrical fire at Safeway. After investigation electrical issues were secured.
5-26-15 Valdez EMS responded to an individual at Eagle Crest Park needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.
5-26-15 Valdez Fire Department responded to the fire alarm activation at the Valdez Man Camp.
5-27-15 Valdez Fire Department responded to a fire report at Aleutian Village. The fire was extinguished. The fire is under investigation.
5-27-15 Valdez Fire Department responded to a possible electrical fire report at Halibut House. After investigation the electrical issues were secured.
5-27-15 Valdez EMS responded to a medivac request.
5-29-15 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.
5-29-15 Valdez EMS responded to a medivac request.
5-30-15 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene.