Law & Order: July 8-14

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-8-16 thru 7-14-16. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of Law.

JULY 8, Friday:
1:35 a.m. Person came to station reporting that their passenger needed to leave them alone. The other individual said that they were just trying to go to the ferry terminal but didn’t know where it was. Officer gave individual a ride to the ferry terminal. 10:00 a.m. Individual came to station to fill out a citizen report for broken glass and the misplacement of a bench in a public park. Officer went to the park and observed everything was picked up.

JULY 9, Saturday:
1:54 a.m. Caller reporting a vehicle drove past their house with the windows down playing loud music. Officer checked area for vehicle but was unable to locate it. 8:50 a.m. Caller requesting an ambulance for unconscious individual. Ambulance responded but the individual came to and no transport was provided. 9:40 a.m. Caller requesting a welfare check for a relative. Officer went to the individual’s address and determined that it has been vacated. Caller was updated. 2:21 p.m. Caller reporting that they had witnessed a heated argument at an intersection. Officer responded and was unable to locate either individual.
JULY 10, Sunday:
3:59 a.m. Justin James, age 21 of Cordova, arrested for violating the conditions of his release. 4:15 p.m. Caller requesting an officer to remove an individual from their place of business. Officer responded but the individual was gone on arrival and nowhere in the patrolled area. 11:22 p.m. Officer observed two individuals drinking in a public area. Officer cited both from consuming in public. 11:23 Individual came into the station to turn in a passport card they had found on a trail in town.

JULY 11, Monday:
2:23 p.m. Caller requesting to speak to an officer about neighbors that are harassing them. Officers responded. Charges are pending. Caller requesting that the Alaska State Troopers be notified that there is someone dip netting at the Eyak river weir. Trooper was notified and responded. 4:53 p.m. Caller requesting officer assistance with a group of individuals drinking in the bushes by his residence. Officers responded. Three individuals were found drinking. They cleaned up all the trash in the area and were given a warning about drinking in public. 5:18 p.m. Caller reporting that the street was plugged with traffic heading to his residence. Officer responded and found the area to be clear of traffic.

JULY 12, Tuesday:
1:58 a.m. Caller requesting an officer to speak with them about someone who has trespassed in their facility. Officer spoke with complainant and he decided they would talk to their boss about the incident and follow up with the police department after. 5:55 a.m. CCMC requested a medical transport to mile 13 airport. Ambulance crew responded and provided transport to the airport. 11:14 a.m. Caller reporting a motor vehicle accident. No injuries. Officer responded to scene. 8:21 p.m. Caller reporting an individual being loud by slamming doors on their vehicle and front door. Officer responded but was unable to locate the suspect.

JULY 13, Wednesday:
2:51 a.m. Caller reporting that fireworks are being shot off in the old harbor. Officer responded and spoke with the individuals and gave them a warning that if he was called again they would get a citation. 7:18 p.m. Caller requesting an ambulance for an individual that is having difficulty breathing. Ambulance responded and transported patient to CCMC


JULY 14, Thursday:
2:02 a.m. Caller reporting that there is an altercation between many individuals happening outside of a local establishment. Officers arrived on scene during call. Officers gathered ID from all individuals involved. Several of the individuals had light injuries but refused medical treatment. Investigation ongoing.

The police department tips line is up and running. Call 424-TIPS (8477).
Cordova Police Department appreciates the information you share with them and you will remain anonymous.  Thank you for coming forward with information and assisting the community.

DMV HOURS: Tuesday – Thurs from 8am to 3:30pm unless otherwise posted.  Motorcycle testing is still available, weather permitting. DMV has moved to 602 Railroad Ave. Payments now accepted for dog licenses, ATV/snow machine registrations, citations.