April 26th

Dispatch received a 911 call from a local resident. The call was found to have been an accident.

A loose dog was reported to SPD. A responsible party caught the dog before any action was taken by SPD. The responsible party was reminded that the dog needed current registration.

A report was received regarding a parked motorhome on the Klondike Highway. An officer contacted the vehicle’s occupants and found that they had a breakdown. The occupants were parked and waiting for a tow truck.

An officer reported seeing a bear near the Klondike Highway.

Dispatch received a 911 call from an automated dialer. An officer responded to the caller’s location and found it to be a false alarm.

April 27th

An officer assisted with a vehicle lockout at the harbor parking lot.

April 28th

A report was received regarding motorists camping overnight on municipal streets. The vehicle’s occupants were advised camping on municipal streets is illegal.

A bear sighting was reported near the Fire Department training grounds.

An officer responded to a noise complaint at a local business’s employee housing.

April 29th

A local resident contacted SPD regarding a nuisance barking dog. Information was gathered regarding the situation and was passed on to an officer. The officer noted that the Skagway Municipal Code does address barking dogs. Dispatch notified the dog’s owner of the complaint.

A local resident reported that their dog was missing. The resident reported later in the day that the dog had been found.

An officer assisted with a vehicle lockout.

April 30th

An officer assisted with a courtesy ride for two local residents.

A theft was reported at a local residence. The reporting party spoke with an officer regarding the situation.

The theft of a bicycle was reported to SPD. It was found that the bike was not in fact stolen, but the previous possessor of the bike needed back property that was attached to the bicycle. An officer mediated the return of property.

A suspicious interaction between a local juvenile and an adult male was reported to SPD.

May 1st

A local resident contacted SPD regarding the earthquakes that occurred that morning. The caller was concerned about tsunami warnings. The caller was advised to be aware of the PA system in town.

Dispatch was contacted by both the Haines Police Department and the State of Emergency Center regarding the earthquakes.

An officer assisted with a vehicle lockout.

A local resident reported increased bear activity on their property. The reporting party was concerned for the welfare of their family and pets. They stated that the bear appeared to be comfortable near people and dogs, and had to scare the bear off with a warning shot.

Fire Department personnel responded to an automated fire alarm for a local building. It was found to be a false alarm.

May 2nd

Dispatch received a report of a vehicle being parked in a SMART Bus zone on Broadway. An officer was advised of the report.

A report was received that an individual had been struck on the head with a large stick. The caller reported that an EMT was with the injured individual and that they were outside of the clinic. Dispatch advised the clinic of the situation.

Fire Department personnel responded to an automated fire alarm. Dispatch also received a 911 call regarding the alarm. It was found to be a false alarm.

An officer assisted with a vehicle lockout.

Dispatch received an automated 911 call. Fire Department and EMS personnel responded to the location. The personnel found the call to have been accidental.

A report was received regarding a reckless motorcycle rider on State Street. An officer responded to the location of the report.

A report was received concerning two dog kennels near the pullout at the West Creek Bridge. An officer responded to that location and came in contact with an individual who stated that the kennels would be collected the next morning.

May 3rd

Dispatch received a report of a commercial motor vehicle impeding traffic on Broadway. The owner of the local business was contacted regarding the incident.

Dispatch received a report of a commercial motor vehicle traveling illegally on Eighth Avenue between Broadway and State. Dispatch contacted the business responsible for the vehicle and advised a representative of the $300 fine associated with the violation.

Fire Department personnel reported to dispatch a vehicle collision with possible injuries. An officer responded to the scene of the accident.

May 4th

Dispatch assisted Alaska Marine Highway System personnel regarding a dog bite incident that occurred the previous day at the AMHS ferry terminal. Rabies vaccination information for the suspected dog was passed on to the AMHS personnel.

Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout at a local business.

EMS personnel assisted with a patient transfer from the railroad dock to the airport.

Dispatch received a report of two individuals on the airport runway. An officer responded to the location, but was unable to locate any individuals trespassing.

Dispatch received a report of what the reporting party believed to be attempted burglary. An officer responded and investigated the report.

A local resident reported a lost passport.

A vehicle towing a boat was reported to be in the SMART bus stop at Second and Spring. The vehicle was not at the location when an officer arrived.

May 5th

A local resident dropped off a lost dog they had found in Dyea. The dog was later reunited with its owner.

An officer assisted with a vehicle lockout.

EMS personnel assisted the Coast Guard with a scheduled medevac.

May 6th

Fire Department personnel responded to a report of smoke in the area of Lower Lake. No fire was located.

Dispatch received an accidental 911 call from a local resident. The individual confirmed their location and the absence of any emergency.

An officer responded to a report of a campfire not in an established fire ring on the Dyea Flats. The officer found that a fire ring was indeed being used.

A local resident reported their dog missing. The dog was later reported to have been found.

A report was received regarding illegal camping on a city street. An officer was advised of the report.

May 7th

A loose dog was reported near 14th and Broadway.

A report was received regarding multiple tents camping illegally near Pullen Pond. Upon investigation, officers found that the campers had permission to be camping in the area.

May 8th

EMS personnel assisted with a medical transfer.

Dispatch received a report by an individual who had been bitten by a dog near the Yakutania Point trail. The reporting party stated that the dog was leashed and the dog’s owner was very kind to them.

A local resident reported their lost vehicle keys.

-SPD