PRESS RELEASE FOR THE WEEK OF November 10 – November 16, 2014
Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Arrested: Diane St Amand, DOB 5/21/1980, of Valdez was arrested for Driving Under the influence of Prescription Medication on 11/05/2014.
Harassment: A caller requested officer assistance with two former employees that were harassing him.
Lost Property: A caller reported losing a Samsung Verizon phone with a slide out keyboard somewhere around the docks on 11/10/2014.
Arrested: Aaron M. Brown, DOB: 2/25/1976, was arrested for Domestic Violence Criminal Mischief 4th Degree.
Criminal Mischief: The high school reported someone driving on the new grass next to the football field. This case is under investigation.
MVA-Damages: A third party reported two vehicles colliding on the highway and neither stopping. Officers responded but could not find the vehicles and no other information was received from any parties.
Fraud Credit Card: A caller reported fraudulent charges on his bank card.
Found Property: A shotgun shell was found inside a local school.
Arrested: Erin Ducker, DOB: 12/14/87, was arrested on a local civil bench warrant for Failure to Appear for hearing for jury duty.
MVA- Damages: Officers responded to a report of a vehicle off the highway and upside down on the tide flats. Arrested: Daniela Princz-Pineda, DOB: 8/3/1995, of Valdez was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Driving & MCA 2nd Offense. Her BrAC was .198
Arrested: Holly Mooney, DOB: 6/4/1991, of Valdez was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Her BrAC was .125
Found Property: A bicycle was found on the ice of Ruth Pond. Please contact the police department with further identifiers to claim.
Serve Time: Robert C. Gillespie, DOB: 3/20/63, of Valdez, checked into the Valdez Jail to serve 110 days for two criminal cases which resulted in guilty charges for Theft 3rd degree, Violating Conditions of Release and DUI.
Welfare Check: A caller requested a welfare check on an individual that appeared to be in pajamas and no shoes while outside in street. The individual was located and reported to be fine.
Noise Disturbance: Officers responded to a complaint of loud music. Officers did not locate any residence with loud music.
Animal Neglect: A caller stated that there are two goats being mistreated. Case passed onto the Animal Control to investigate.
Property Theft: A four wheeler was reported stolen. This case is currently under investigation.
Total Police and Animal calls for the week: 59
11-11-14 to 11-15-14
11-11-14 Valdez Fire Department responded to a hazmat odor call on Iditarod. The scene was investigated with no hazmat found.
11-13-14 Valdez EMS responded to a motor vehicle crash on long the tide flats. No transport necessary.
11-14-14 Valdez EMS responded to assist a Medivac.
11-14-14 Valdez EMS responded to assist a Medivac
11-15-14 Valdez Fire Department was called to retrieve items on an ice pond.
IN THE DARK HOURS OF WINTER PLEASE BE EXTREMEMLY CAUTIOUS OF PEDESTERIANS