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

Police and fire reports

 

August 2, 2017



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

07/24

Suspicious Person: Police responded to a suspicious person wandering around aimlessly by a local convenience store. When arrived, they found a woman listening to music and dancing on her way to buy cigarettes.

Bear Related Call: A caller reported a black bear in the area. The Animal Control Officer responded to the area but the bear had already left.

Camping: Animal control spoke with some illegal campers and reminded them of camping ordinances here in town.

Civil Dispute: Police responded to a civil dispute over household items between two roommates.

Assault with a Weapon: A caller reported a man with a rifle approached her residence and pointed the weapon at her. Officers responded to the residence and spoke with the caller. This case is still under investigation.

Noise Disturbance: Police contacted a group about the noise they were making at their bonfire and asked them to keep it down.

07/25

Arrested: John Mitchell Spiers, DOB 11/02/85 of Seward was arrested for Theft in the 4th Degree and Disorderly Conduct.

Injured Bear: Police responded to an injured brown bear by the Abercrombie Bridge. Officers had to dispatch the bear due to the severity of its injuries.

Welfare Check: A caller reported that they almost hit an intoxicated individual along the roadside who was hitchhiking. Police responded, but the individual was gone.

Bear Related Call: A caller reported the consistent return of a black bear to their neighborhood due to a garbage issue.

Motor Vehicle Accident – Damage: A single car motor vehicle accident was reported to the Valdez Police Department. Officers responded to the accident and found that the driver was having medical issues. The vehicle was towed away, no injuries.

Animal at Large: A large black dog was collected by animal control and taken to the shelter.

Possible Drunk Driver: Police received a report of a “habitual drunk driver,” and were asked to keep an eye out for the individual.

07/26

Bar Disturbance: Police responded to a bar disturbance. It was a minor altercation and the individuals were separated.

Animal Impound: Police responded to a dog that was dragging around a backpack on its leash. The dog was taken to the animal shelter.

Bar Disturbance: There was a rowdy group causing trouble outside of a local bar.

Traffic Complaint: A local business was reported for having drivers that speed. Business owner was contacted and said he would make sure his workers obeyed the traffic laws.

Bear Related Call: An animal control officer hazed a brown bear to get it to leave the area.

Property Theft: A local business reported a theft. The individuals were contacted and the items were returned.Arrested: Luis E. Vargas Miranda, DOB 09/26/83 was arrested for Theft in the 4th Degree. Luis A. Baez Ramos, DOB 11/25/78 was arrested for Theft in the 3rd Degree.

Agency Assist: A local business requested an officer standby while dealing with a difficult customer who was upset and punched a hole in the wall. Criminal Mischief: Jean Paul Soler-Castillo DOB 07/12/1990 of Valdez was charged with Criminal Mischief 5thDegree.

Security Check: Routine security check was conducted. Officers contacted a couple of groups that were lighting off fireworks and informed them of the city codes.

Found Property: An ID card belonging to Everardo Coronado was turned in to the Valdez Police Department. Found items may be retrieved by owners at the Valdez Police Department.

07/27

Driving While License Revoked: Valton Donald Ward, DOB 11/24/1981 of Valdez was issued Citation for driving while license revoked.

Stop Field Investigation: While on patrol an Officer saw a vehicle parked at a snow dump area and stopped to investigate. He contacted the driver of the vehicle who was trying to save money by sleeping in his car. He was informed about city codes and told to find somewhere else to sleep.

Disturbance Bar: The Boardroom requested Officer’s assistance for a bar fight. Officers responded to the area but the people had already left.

Possible Drunk Driver: A caller reported a possible drunk driver. An Officer responded to the area and spoke to the driver who was negative for alcohol.

Agency Assist: A local business requested an Officer for standby. An Officer responded to the area and assisted with transportation.

Intoxicated Pedestrian: A caller reported an intoxicated person at the Small Boat Harbor. An Officer responded to the area and spoke to the individual who knew where he was and where he was going. The individual did not have an open container. No further action was required.

Bar Disturbance: A local restaurant called to request assistance with a rude and obnoxious patron. An Officer responded, spoke to the individual and issued a Disorderly Conduct warning.

ATV: A caller reported 2 young kids on ATV’s on the river bed at the Betty Cato Bridge. An Officer responded to the area and spoke with the individuals who were following all the rules with the exception of being around the construction area, and the ATV’s left the area.

Theft Other: A wheel chair was reported stolen from the hospital. Officers responded to the area and looked around town for the wheel chair but did not see anyone in a wheel chair. If you have any information on this theft, please call Police dispatch.

Disturbance Other: Silver Bay requested an Officer’s assistance with an employee that they had fired. An Officer responded to the area and spoke to the former employee who then left the area.

Traffic Complaint: A caller reported two teenage girls who were skate boarding down the middle of Egan Street. An Officer responded to the area and spoke to three or four skate boarders.

Fireworks: A report of gunshot heard was received. The caller was informed that it was fireworks.

Traffic Complaint: A caller reported a man walking down the middle of the highway wearing a black t-shirt and carrying a back pack. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate anyone matching the description.

Fireworks: A caller reported someone shooting fireworks in the area of the small boat harbor. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate anyone with fireworks.

Citizen Contact: While on patrol Officers stopped to talk to a group of people near the Dock Point Picnic area and reminded them of no drinking in public.

Fireworks: Numerous callers reported fireworks in the area of the Small Boat Harbor or Peter Pan area. An Officer responded to the area and found an individual shooting off fireworks near the gravel pit and told him to stop.

07/28

Bar Check: Officers were requested at the bar for assistance with a male that would not leave. Officers responded to the area, the male had already left but they did a walk thru to check things out.

Arrested: Alexander John Kompkoff DOB 5/17/1984 of Valdez was charged with Assault 4th Degree. Mr. Kompkoff was remanded to the Valdez Jail until bail has been posted.

Harassment: A caller reported a man refusing to leave a local business. Officers responded to the business but the man had left. He was later contacted and warned about harassing.

Animal at Large: A report of two dogs running loose was received. The Community Service Officer responded to the area and was able to catch one of the dogs and impounded it.

Suspicious Vehicle: A caller reported a motorcycle that has not moved for two days. An Officer responded to the area and found nothing suspicious.

Citizen contact: While on patrol an Officer stopped to talk to two people fishing off the dock. A warning was issued for an open container of alcohol.

Parking: While on patrol the Animal Control Officer saw a vehicle parked on the bike path. He was able to contact the driver and they agreed to move the vehicle.

Camping: While on patrol the Community Safety Officer reminded a group of people about overnight camping and where they could and could not camp.

07/29

Suspicious Activity: A report of someone knocking on a back door of a residence was received. The caller could not see anyone in the area but the light sensor had been tripped. Officers responded to the residence and walked the property but did not see anyone in the area.

Bear Incident: A brown bear was reported near a trailer with kids playing at the park. An Officer responded to the area but the bear had left.

Suspicious Person: Officers responded to the library for a report of a suspicious person yelling outside. The Officers spoke to the individual who appeared to be high and rapping about everything.

Animal at Large: A report of animals at large at mile post 4 was received. The Community Safety Officer responded to the area but was unable to locate any animals running free.

Disturbance Other: Officers where requested to assist with an individual who was causing issues at the rodeo. The individual was convinced to leave the area.

Traffic Hazard: While on patrol on Dayville road the Animal Control Officer found several vehicles blocking lanes and requested them to move. He stayed on scene until the crowd dispersed.

Lost Property: While attending an event at the skate park, two boys Backpacks were reported taken. One was black and the other was black with a green skull. If you have found these backpacks please turn into the Valdez Police Department.

Traffic Hazard: While on patrol an Officer found some trash in the road and he stopped to clean it up.

07/30

Driving While License Revoked: Corie Taylor, DOB: 10/5/83 of Valdez was issued a citation for expired registration and driving with a revoked license.

Bar Check: Officers responded to the Boardroom to do a requested walk thru due to the hostile environment.

Animal at Large: A report of a loose horse on the park strip was received. An Officer responded to the area and found two horses loose and tied them off.

Information: A third party called in to report a stalking incident. They were advised to file a stalking order with the court.

Suspicious Person: A report of a man wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and acting erratic and kicking things was received. An Officer responded to the area and got him to leave.

Disturbance Other: A local business reported a man being disruptive and won’t leave the store. An Officer responded to the business and issued a trespass notice to the individual.

Disturbance Other: A report of a man causing a disturbance at a local business was received. An Officer responded to the business but the individual had left prior to the officer’s arrival. The staff were advised to call back if the individual returned.

7-10-17 Valdez Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Peter Pan Dormitory. After investigation of the area, no fire was found.

7-10-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-10-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-11-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-11-17 Valdez Search and Rescue responded to an individual missing from the Worthington Glacier area. The missing person was located without incident.

7-12-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene.

7-13-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-14-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-14-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was transported by USCG to the Valdez Small Boat Harbor and then transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.

7-14-17Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.

7-14-17 Valdez Fire Department responded to a possible propane leak.

7-15-17 Valdez Fire Department responded to vehicle fire along North Harbor Drive.

7-15-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance.

7-15-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.

7-15-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene.

7-24-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-25-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-25-17 Valdez EMS responded to a single vehicle accident. The patient was treated at the scene.

7-25-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center

7-26-17 Valdez EMS assisted with a medivac request.

7-27-17 Valdez Search and Rescue responded to an individual’s needing assistance while climbing high school hill. All hikers were safely accounted for and returned to town.

7-29-17 Valdez EMS responded to an individual needing medical assistance. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.

7-29-17 Valdez EMS assisted with a medivac request.

7-29-17 Valdez EMS responded to an ATV rollover by Allison Point camping area. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.

7-30-17 Valdez EMS assisted with a medivac request.

Total Police and Animal calls for the week: 151

Total Bear Related Calls: 8

 

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