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.)


Domestic Disturbance: Officers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance in progress. Both parties were separated for the night.

Noise Disturbance: After responding to a report of two males yelling and screaming outside a local residence, officers discovered that one of the males was injured breaking up a dog fight.


Noise Disturbance: Officers were dispatched to a noise disturbance outside a local apartment building. The parties involved agreed to keep the noise down.

MVA-Damages: A minor motor vehicle accident (fender bender) occurred at a local school parking lot. Both parties were issued state accident participant forms.

Welfare Check: A local school counselor requested a welfare check on a student that had left school early. The student was contacted and stated everything was okay.

Summonsed: Justin Allen, DOB: 9/22/93, of Valdez was summonsed for Failure to Give Immediate Notice of MVA for hitting a concrete bollard in December.


Traffic Hazard: An officer assisted in removing a large box from the lane of traffic near the Salmon turnaround.

Welfare Check: Officers responded to a report of a man lying in the middle of W. Hanagita. The officers could not find the individual anywhere.

Harassment: A report was received from out of state about a local resident harassing her, by voicemail and Facebook. Upon investigation, it was determined the individual being harassed owed the harasser money.


Possible Drunk Driver: A caller stated that a neighbor was in no condition to drive and had been up all night. Officers contacted the subject and there was no evidence of alcohol or impairment.

Trespassing: A caller believed that someone had broken into his truck because the door was open. Officers responded and found nothing out of place.

MVA-Damages: A minor motor vehicle accident occurred at a local business. Both parties were issued state accident participant forms.

Welfare Check: A local agency requested a welfare check on an individual that did not show up for an appointment. The individual was contacted and he was fine.

Cyber Crime: A case of cyber crime was reported, and the case is under investigation.


Noise Disturbance: Officers responded to a report of a loud “ruckus”; maybe a domestic disturbance at a local apartment complex. They discovered an intoxicated individual who was being very loud trying to get into his front door.

Reckless Driving: A caller reported seeing a vehicle driving on the ice rink on W. Pioneer. An officer contacted the driver and asked him to leave. There were no damages to the property.


Theft Property: Officers investigated a report of the theft of personal items from a private residence in a local trailer court. This case is under investigation.

Animal Info: Officers assisted two individuals at the Kelsey city dock to retrieve their dog that had fallen in the water. The animal was recovered successfully.


Bar Disturbance: A local bar requested police assistance with a possible bar fight. The disturbance was over upon officer’s arrival and all parties were uninjured.

Remanded: Christopher A. Brown, DOB: 7/9/90, of Valdez was remanded for Felony Probation Violation.

Civil Dispute: Officers responded to a complaint of two intoxicated roommates having an argument about one of them moving out. Officers arrived and one of the roommates moved out.

1-18-16 Valdez Fire Department responded to the Valdez Middle School and High School Fire Drill.

1-19-16 Valdez EMS responded to a medical call for an individual with knee trauma. The patient was treated at the scene and transported to Providence Valdez Medical Center.

Total Police and Animal calls for the week: 85



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