Law & Order: Nov. 25-Dec. 1

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 11-25-16 thru 12-1-16. 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 25, Friday: 

9:25 a.m.  Employer requested a welfare check on an employee. Officer spoke with the individual and determined that they were fine.

NOVEMBER 26, Saturday: 

Nothing to report

NOVEMBER 27, Sunday:  


1:08 a.m. Caller requested on officer because they were unable to lock up an area that they had been working at. Officer responded to scene and secured the area. 1:12 a.m. Officer observed a vehicle stuck in a ditch. Driver stated that there were no injuries and that a friend was going to assist in pulling them out.

NOVEMBER 28, Monday:  

Nothing to report

NOVEMBER 29, Tuesday:  

11:52 a.m. Caller reported seeing an open skiff trying to come across the bay and it drifted behind Spike Island. Alaska Wildlife Trooper responded in vessel and escorted the skiff into the harbor. 2:40 p.m. Officer blocked traffic for a motorist that was having difficulties due to road conditions. The vehicle was able to recover and the officer was able to resume traffic.

NOVEMBER 30, Wednesday:  

7:40 a.m. Officer reported that there were several street lights out on main street. The responsible party was notified. 4:22 p.m. Caller reported that the burn pile was burning very intensely and they were concerned that the fire could spread. Fire department officer was notified and responded until the need for monitoring it was no longer necessary. 8:26 p.m. Officers picked up a loose dog that was wandering around town. Because it was tagged, the officers were able to contact the owners and return it to their residence.

DECEMBER 1, Thursday:  

2:32 p.m. Officers reported some rock debris in the road that could cause traffic concerns. The officers cleared the debris from the road. 12:17 p.m. Caller reported that there was a piece of construction equipment parked at the bottom of a hill and was concerned that cars could slid into it. Officer responded to scene and contact was made with the responsible party who will move it. 11:10 p.m. Caller reported a noise complaint coming from a residence. Officer responded to residence and they agreed to keep it down.


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.