Law & Order: Nov. 18-24

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 11-18-16 thru 11-24-16. 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.

NOVEMBER 18, Friday:  

9:14 a.m. Dispatch overheard USCG speaking with a vessel that reported a capsized vessel near Marsha Bay on Knight island. Dispatch contacted USCG and assisted them with information on the boat owner. USCG located the vessel and the persons on board and transported them to Cordova. 8:04 p.m. Caller requested a welfare check on a family member. Officer responded and spoke with the family members and determined all to be OK.

NOVEMBER 19, Saturday: 

4:19 a.m. Officer noticed a vehicle flipped on its side on the road. Vehicle had only one occupant who had no injuries. Fire department responded and responsible parties were notified:

NOVEMBER 20, Sunday:  

NOTHING TO REPORT.

NOVEMBER 21, Monday:  

3:44 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance for a family member who needed help being moved. Ambulance responded and helped the individual.

NOVEMBER 22, Tuesday:  

10:00 a.m. Caller reported that an individual was possibly operating a vehicle while under the influence. Alaska State Troopers and Cordova PD officers responded and located the vehicle.

NOVEMBER 23, Wednesday:  

5:15 p.m. Off duty officer reported a disabled vehicle on the highway. Officers responded and contacted the registered owner. The vehicle was moved. 7:21 p.m. Caller reported that there was a vehicle parked on the runway at the city airport and that it had been there for several hours. Officers responded and checked the vehicle which had no occupants and was located near the boat landing. Vehicle was later moved.

NOVEMBER 24, Thursday:  

8:40 a.m. Officer did a security check on John Gorsch road, found all was well.

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.

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