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Police Report

October 13 – October 19, 2014

Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations
and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Serve Time: Daniel Stickney, DOB: 9/11/60, checked in to the Valdez Jail to serve 3 days for a DUI conviction.
Intoxicated Pedestrian: VPD received a report that an individual was reported to be passed out in the middle of the street.  Caller was able to wake the individual up and assure he was able to continue his way home.
Found Property: An individual reported that a small red trampoline had blown into the callers yard.  Shortly after reporting the owner was located and the property returned.
Violation of Custodial Duties:  Another police agency reported to VPD that an individual in Valdez had violated their custodial duties for a current Valdez Case. This report is under investigation.
Animal Noise: VPD received a report that several dogs were tied up to a motor home barking. The owners were contacted and the animals were taken in.
Noise Disturbance: VPD received a report that a female was yelling and banging on the walls of her apartment.  Officers responded and determined that the subject was yelling at herself and subsequently issued her a Disorderly Conduct warning. No other incidents were reported.
Lost Property: An individual reported that they had lost $1,000 cash in a wells fargo envelope. If you have found this item, please turn it into the Valdez Police Dispatch.
Criminal Mischief: VPD received a report that in individual had vandalized the mens bathroom at the airport which had caused major flooding.  Arrested: Kent Ingalls, DOB: 07/0786, of California, was arrested on a Felony Charge of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree.  He was held at the Valdez Jail on $5,000 bail.
Fish & Game: VPD received a report of a loose goat on the highway.  A VPD officer responded. The goat jumped right into the patrol car and was returned to its pen. The owners were not home and the information was passed onto the Animal Control Officer.
Warrant Arrest: Dane Gilson, DOB: 02/13/84, of Valdez was arrested on an outstanding Valdez warrant for Failure to Complete 80 hours of Community Service; Original Charge was Driving While License Revoked.  He was held to serve 10 days at the Valdez Jail.
Civil Dispute: An individual reported having issues with two tenants following rules and had kicked them out, but the individuals were refusing to leave.  Continued problems resulted in the two being trespassed from the property.
Possible Drunk Driver: VPD received a report that a female was drinking out of a bottle and was stumbling around. The female then got into a white SUV and left.  Officers responded and searched the surrounding areas but could not locate a vehicle matching the description given.
Noise Disturbance: VPD received a report of loud music coming from the residence next to the caller’s residence.  When officers arrived, the music had been turned down, and the occupants indicated that they would keep it quiet.
Safety Concern: VPD received a report that there was a group of kids, dressed in dark clothing, skate boarding in the middle of the street.  Caller was concerned for their safety.  Upon arrival, the group had moved onto the sidewalk.
Serve Time: Loren Daughenbaugh, DOB: 08/15/72 of Glennallen, checked into the Valdez Jail to serve 5 days on a DUI charge.
Harassment: An individual reported that she was being harassed by an someone who she owed money to. 
Traffic Complaint: A report was received regarding two motorcycles being driven on the Shoup Bay trail, which is a non-motorized area.  Officers made contact with the suspect drivers and informed them they need to stay where dirt bikes were allowed.
Total Police and Animal calls for the week: 82

Fire Report

Press Release
Valdez Fire Department
Monday October 20, 2014
George R Keeney
Fire Chief

On Oct 15 at 4:36 pm EMS personnel assisted the medevac team transport a patient from the hospital to the airport for a flight to Anchorage for further treatment.

On Oct 17 at 9:11 am Hazmat personnel responded to the PWS Community College for a check on a manhole that was being worked in. The college asked for the hole to be checked for gases.  
On Oct 18 at 8:00 am EMS personnel assisted in a mass inoculation exercise giving the public flu shots.
On Oct 18 at 4:36 pm EMS personnel responded to a 911 call for a 15 year old having seizures. The patient was treated on scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center for further treatment.
The flu clinic went off without a hitch on Saturday the 18th. Volunteers set up the lines to give the community residents the flu vaccination along with 20 members of the National Guard. Sara Pullen, the Public Health nurse gave just in time training to volunteers at 9:00 am and by 9:40 we started the line moving. It was taking less than 10 minutes to go through the line from start to finish. Thank you goes out to all the agencies and volunteers that assisted in the exercise/Clinic. We appreciate the city council for funding the event and helping the community be prepared for a true disaster and making our community a healthy place to live.

Flynn Farewell

Melissa Reese

Craig Baer

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