The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

Police and emergency

 


(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)

11/14

Burglar Alarm: VPD received a report of a commercial burglar alarm. Officers responded and determined that an individual residing on the premises was doing laundry and had set off the alarm.

Unattended Death: Officers responded to a report of a man that was found deceased in his apartment. Notification was made to his family.

Traffic Complaint: A caller reported that people are driving through his yard at night. He wanted it documented in case his house becomes damaged.

Burglar Alarm: VPD received another report of a commercial burglar alarm. Dispatch was notified that the oncoming shift of employees had set the off the alarm and all was well.

Found Property: A hearing aid was found in a parking lot and turned into VPD. If you are missing your hearing aid please call dispatch with further descriptors to claim.

Suspicious Vehicle: While on conducting a routine security check an officer made contact with an individual parked in a car on the premises. The individual stated that he was “security” for the business. Contact was made with the business to confirm.

11/15

Possible Drunk Driver: VPD received a report that an individual on a four wheeler was driving erratically, not stopping at stop signs and was swerving all over. Caller believed that the driver may be under the influence. Officers made contact with two juveniles spinning brodies on the four wheeler. They were not under the influence. They were issued numerous warnings for their manner of driving. The officer also made contact with the parent of the driver.

Suspicious Vehicle: While on routine patrol and officer noticed a vehicle was parked outside the gate to the dump. The officer walked down past the gate and made contact with two individuals who stated they were waiting for a friend that was down further going through the trash.

Indecent Exposure: VPD received a report in regards to an adult male who had tried to grab and kiss an individual. The complainant also stated that the man had exposed himself. This case is under investigation.

Welfare Check: Dispatch received a call requesting assistance with a person who was talking about suicide. Officers tried to make contact with the person, but he would not answer the door. The individual made it pretty clear that he would not talk with the officers. Officers recommended calling a counselor.

11/16

Welfare Check: Dispatch received a call requesting assistance with a person who was talking about suicide. Officers tried to make contact with the person, but he would not answer the door. The individual made it pretty clear that he would not talk with the officers. Officers recommended calling a counselor.

Theft of Property: A man reported that someone had taken his spare tire and wheel assembly from his yard sometime during the last few days. He later called back to inform the officer that he had found the tire in his trailer.

11/17

Found Property: An orange and white bike was found on Chalet. If you have lost your bike, please call VPD dispatch with further descriptors to claim.

Welfare Check: VPD received a request to check on an individual who was stating that he was going to kill himself. Officers made contact with the person who denied making any threats to harm himself.

Domestic Disturbance: A man called to report that his girlfriend keeps driving by his residence and banging on his door. He wanted her trespassed, but only for the day, nothing long term. Ongoing issues…….

Long Term Protective Order: VPD received notice from the court that an individual was given a long term protective order. The respondent had already been “served” in court.

11/18

ALICE Training: VPD officers conducted ALICE training for the PWSC staff.

ALICE Training: VPD officers conducted ALICE training for the Middle School staff.

Fish & Game: A caller reported a dead eagle lying on the side of the roadway. A VPD officer took the animal to the shelter.

Harassment: A man reported that he was being harassed by a co-worker who is repeatedly drawing penises on the man’s vehicle.

11/19

Welfare Check: VPD dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen stating that a man was sitting on the sidewalk with his legs out into the street. She believed that he was throwing up and was concerned that he may be too intoxicated to make it home. An officer transported the man to his residence.

Lost Property: A man reported losing his debit card somewhere near the Halibut House and First National. If you have found this item, please turn it in to the police department.

Domestic Disturbance: A juvenile caller reported that he would like an individual removed from his house. Officers responded and assisted in removing the person from the residence.

Traffic Hazard: A caller reported that there was a man holding a flag, flipping people off who was stepping into the lane of traffic. Officers did not locate the suspect.

Disturbance: VPD dispatch received several calls regarding an adult male who was banging on the doors of different residences on Alatna street. Officers responded to the area and did not locate the suspect. A few minutes later, an officer spotted the suspect exiting the grocery store with a cart full of groceries. Upon noticing the officer, the suspect turned and went back into the store. The individual had been trespassed from the store on another occasion.

Arrested: William Carmack, DOB: 2/11/60, of Valdez was subsequently arrested and charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Theft 3rd Degree and Concealment of Merchandise. Due to the extent of priors, Mr. Carmack was remanded to the Valdez Jail and was not offered bail until he was arraigned in court. Mr. Carmack remains in jail on $7,500 performance bail, Court approved third party requirement and $250 appearance bail.

11/20

Driving in Violation of Provisional: While on routine patrol at approximately 12:55am, an officer noticed a vehicle doing brodies on the Kelsey Dock. The officer made contact with two juveniles inside the vehicle. The driver who still had provisional restrictions on his license had a 15 year old passenger with him. The juvenile driver was issued a citation for Driving in Violation of a Provisional License. The two juveniles also received warnings for the curfew violation.

Possible Drunk Driver: VPD dispatch received a report of a possible drunk driver in the vicinity of E. Pioneer Drive. Officers made contact with the suspect vehicle and driver and determined that he was not impaired.

MVA – Snowmachine: Dispatch received a report that a man had wrecked on his snowmachine. Officers responded and assisted the man to his residence.

11-14-16 Valdez EMS responded to the Valdez Senior Center for an unattended death investigation.

11-14-16 Valdez EMS responded to an agency assist with the Valdez Police Department.

11-14-16 Valdez EMS assisted with a medivac request.

11-15-16 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical attention. The patient was treated at the scene.

11-18-16 Valdez EMS assisted with a medivac request.

11-18-16 Valdez EMS assisted with a medivac request.

11-19-16 Valdez Ems responded to a medical evaluation request.

Total Police and Animal calls for the week: 92

 

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