The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-29-16 thru 8-4-16. 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 29, Friday:
12:07 a.m. Caller stated that they were with an individual who claimed they had been assaulted at a local establishment and wanted to speak with an officer. Officer responded and was unable to determine factual information. Ambulance also responded due to victim’s alcohol content. Investigation is pending. 9:32 p.m. Callers reported a pickup speeding and spinning doughnuts. Officers located vehicle and Patrick Kristovich age 45 from Cordova, was arrested for Violating Parole.
JULY 30, Saturday:
1:06 am Caller reported they had been assaulted by the bartender at a local establishment because they had refused service and requested an officer respond. Subsequent investigation revealed the caller, Mahmoud Ghassan Soud, age 21 of Anchorage, had a $50,000.00 Alaska State Trooper arrest warrant for two counts of Sexual Assault in the First Degree, one count of Sexual Assault in the Third Degree, one count of Assault in the Third Degree and one count of Assault in the Fourth Degree. Sexual Assault is classified as an unclassified felony and each charge carries a maximum penalty of up to 99 years and up to $500,000.00 in fines. 4:08 a.m. Caller stated that an individual was standing outside their place of business and requested an officer patrol the area. Officer responded and patrolled the area. 5:23 a.m. Caller reported an intoxicated individual climbing on a building and was causing a disturbance and requested an officer to respond. Officer responded and Simon Abraham, age 47 from Bethel, AK was arrested for Assault 4 DV. 5:37 a.m. Caller stated they needed help because their friends ear was bleeding and that he didn’t know where they were then hung up. The individual called back with the location. Officer and the ambulance responded. 9:11 a.m. Caller requested an ambulance for a medical transport from the hospital to the airport. Ambulance responded and transported patient. 3:50 p.m. Caller reported that they had caught a shoplifter and that they wanted the individual trespassed from the store. Officer responded and trespassed the individual from the store.
JULY 31, Sunday:
6:51 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance for a family member, caller stated that the injured individual had called him stating that they were bleeding from a laceration. Officer responded and ambulance was paged who responded and transported patient to the hospital. 11:24 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance for an individual who was having a seizure. Officer and ambulance responded and patient was transported to the hospital.
AUGUST 1, Monday:
5:38 p.m. Individual came to the station to report his gillnet in a bag marked with his name and phone number was stolen off the loading dock. 6:53 p.m. Caller reported an intoxicated person asleep on the sidewalk. Officer responded and individual was getting a taxi back home with their coworkers. 10:58 p.m. Individual came into the station to report an individual that was laying in the road with a six pack of beer. Officer responded but was unable to locate the individual.
AUGUST 2, Tuesday:
2:44 a.m. Caller stated that they felt like their life was in danger. Officer responded and talked with the caller. They stated that they were accused of something and that they were scared that their coworkers were going to beat them up. 11:51 a.m. An individual reported a broken window. Officer responded. 7:57 p.m. A person came to the station to speak with an officer. Individual stated that the occupant in the room next to his was selling drugs to other individuals and supposedly had warrants. Investigation pending. 9:44 p.m. Caller reported an intoxicated individual that had fallen and was having a hard time getting up. Officer responded and arrived when the taxi was picking him up. 11:37 p.m. Caller reported a noise complaint. Officer responded but did not hear any noise.
AUGUST 3, Wednesday:
10:46 a.m. Caller reported they had locked them self out of their workplace. Dispatch gave advise on solutions to get in and a fire officer assisted caller. 11:02 a.m. Caller reported an elderly individual had fainted. Ambulance responded and transported patient to the hospital. 12:09 p.m. Individual turned in a rifle found at Ibeck. Firearm was placed into evidence as found property. 12:35 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance for their ill friend. Ambulance responded and transported patient to the hospital. 4:05 p.m. Individual came into the station to fill out a criminal report form and speak with an officer about their zodiak that was taken by another individual. 6:30 p.m. Caller reported 2 individuals in the bushes possibly drinking alcohol. Officer responded and found the individuals who had a six pack of unopened beer and advised them of the ordinance and asked them to move on. 6:49 p.m. Caller reported that an individual would not get off their boat. Caller later reported the subject had left the area but would call later if they needed assistance. 7:41 p.m. Caller reported a brown dog running in and out of traffic by the grassy field and vehicles almost getting into accidents because of it. Owner later called and stated that the dog ran off from its caretaker. Officer picked up dog and owners friend picked it up at the station. 8:41 p.m. Officer picked up two dogs running loose after the dogs attacked another dog. Individual called and reported that they were the caretaker of the animals and that they ran off. Officer returned the dogs to the owner’s residence. 10:53 p.m. Caller reported loud music coming from a party. Officer responded and spoke with the responsible party who agreed to turn the music down.
AUGUST 4, Thursday:
12:41 a.m. Caller reporting that they had been told that someone had fallen into the ocean and that they can’t find them. Officer responded to scene and requested that an ambulance be ready. Officer yelled the individuals name and they responded. The individual was standing on planks above the water. The individual didn’t realize that people had thought he was in the water. The fire department and ambulance crew arrived and searched the area to make sure there was no other persons in the water. No one was injured during the search. 1:16 a.m. Caller reporting fireworks being fired in city limits. Officer responded to area could hear some fireworks in random areas but could not see any. Officer spoke with some people in the area and told them that fireworks being fired in city limits is illegal. 6:54 a.m. Caller reported that they had received a call from the alarm company monitoring their residence that there was a break in. The individual was wanting to know if there were police headed there. It was determined that the person’s residence was in anchorage and he was transferred to Anchorage PD. 8:13 a.m. Caller reported that their ATV had been stolen sometime last night. Individual called back station later reporting that they had located the vehicle. 10:08 p.m. Caller requesting an officer check out a possible altercation between 2 individuals. Officer responded and spoke with both parties and there was no problem between them.
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.
NOTES FROM CORDOVA DMV:
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.