Law & Order: Oct. 12-25

A Cordova Police vehicle outside of the Cordova Police Department in August, 2018. (Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times)

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 10-12-18 thru 10-25-18. 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.

OCTOBER 12, Friday:

12:20 a.m. Dispatch received a doctor’s order to transport a patient from the airport to town. The ambulance crew was paged and transported the patient. 2:00 p.m. Caller requested an officer because his neighbor was making him nervous. An officer responded and investigated the situation.  5:04 p.m. Caller reported a bear trying to get through their electric fence that protected their chickens. An officer responded and chased the bear away.

OCTOBER 13, Saturday:

12:40 p.m. Caller reported a medium sized black bear walking near Cordova Outboard. Dispatch contacted the State Troopers and the Federal Wildlife Troopers who responded.

OCTOBER 14, Sunday:

1:51 p.m. Caller reported a small black bear in the arctic entry way of their home. An officer responded and made the bear flee.   

OCTOBER 15, Monday:

3:18 p.m. Caller reported a black bear near the grade school. Several officers responded but were unable to locate the animal.

OCTOBER 16, Tuesday:

3:53 a.m. Caller requested an ambulance because she had fallen out of bed.  The ambulance crew responded, rendered medical aid, and assisted the patient back into her bed.

OCTOBER 17, Wednesday:

8:58 a.m. Caller reported a boat with no passengers a mile out from Hartney Bay. Dispatch updated the State Troopers who investigated.  2:43 p.m. Caller reported a fight occurring on Chase Ave. An officer responded and found that everyone involved in the fight had fled the area. The officer investigated and was able to locate those involved. 5:47 p.m. Caller reported a person trespassing on their property. An officer responded to the area. 5:55 p.m. CCMC requested an ambulance to pick up a patient picked up by the USCG Cutter Sycamore. An ambulance responded to the Coast Guard docks and transported the patient to the hospital.

OCTOBER 18, Thursday:

3:20 a.m. An officer radioed to Dispatch that he had arrived on scene of a disturbance. The officer contacted the group, de-escaladed the situation, and sent the entire party home.

OCTOBER 19, Friday:

12:11 a.m. Caller reported a chicken running down Railroad Ave in front of the Fish and Game building.  Dispatch contacted the State Troopers who had received a report from the previous night that a chicken coop had blown away in the storm. It was reported that chickens where still missing. Dispatch contacted the responsible party, who was aware of the chicken’s location and was already attempting to apprehend it. 9:53 p.m. Caller reported somebody was attempting to leave their residence after an argument and tried to run them over with a vehicle before leaving.  An officer responded to the scene and is still investigating this incident. 11:19 p.m. An individual dropped off a citizen report form detailing a possible assault that occurred on Chase Ave. An officer is currently investigating this report.

OCTOBER 20, Saturday:

11:00 a.m. Individual reported they had found a set of post office keys. 4:35 p.m. Caller reported a woman going through vehicles near Ocean Beauty and acting suspicious. An officer responded to the area and located an intoxicated woman. The individual was taken into custody under Alaska Title 47.

OCTOBER 21, Sunday:

Nothing to report.     

OCTOBER 22, Monday:

3:22 p.m. Caller reported a black bear cub between Chase Ave. and Lake Ave.  An officer patrolled the area but was unable to locate the animal.

OCTOBER 23, Tuesday:

12:40 p.m. Caller reported the roof of the city shop was starting to peel off from the wind.  Dispatch notified an officer as well as the DOT.  1:47 p.m. Caller reported finding drug paraphernalia inside the apartment of his tenant who had recently moved out. An officer responded and confiscated the paraphernalia and is currently investigating. 1:58 p.m. Caller reported several trees near their home were pushed over by the wind and were about to fall over onto their home. Dispatch Contacted DOT who removed the trees to prevent property damage. 2:08 p.m. Caller reported a large vessel had slipped its anchor in the wind and was drifting out to sea. The State Troopers and Coast Guard where notified.

OCTOBER 24, Wednesday:

3:00 p.m. Caller reported two people had stolen $400 dollars from his residence. An officer is currently investigating this incident.     

OCTOBER 25, Thursday:

11:11 a.m. Caller reported a bear walking on Adams Ave. An officer responded and located the bear.  7:10 p.m. Caller reported somebody had stolen a rifle from their residence.  An officer responded to the residence and is currently investigating the incident.


DMV HOURS: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Tuesday through Thursday 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 and citations.