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Police And Fire Report

Police 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.

Fire Report


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.