Law & Order: Nov. 16-22

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 11-16-18 thru 11-22-18. 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.                     

NOVEMBER 16, Friday: 

8:51 a.m. Caller reported an individual driving without a valid license. An officer was notified and responded. 7:04 p.m. A Cordova Police officer monitored the High School volleyball games for public safety.

NOVEMBER 17, Saturday:

3:30 a.m. Dispatch received a fire alarm for a commercial building. Dispatch paged the Fire Department who determined the call was a false alarm.

NOVEMBER 18, Sunday:

Nothing to report.

NOVEMBER 19, Monday:

7:29 a.m. Caller reported a reckless driver on Lake Ave. An officer was able to locate the vehicle but did not witness any reckless driving. 8:16 a.m. A caller reported their neighbor was parking their vehicles in the middle of a public road. An officer advised the individual to move their vehicles out of the road way. 3:30 a.m. A caller reported their door had been broken in by somebody they hired to do repairs on their house. An officer is currently investigating this report.

NOVEMBER 20, Tuesday:

9:47 a.m. Caller reported a dead bear at the 5-mile loop. The police department contacted the Alaska State Troopers who responded.

NOVEMBER 21, Wednesday:

8:09 p.m. Caller requested the Cordova Police Department perform a welfare check on a citizen.  A police officer responded to the reported residence and determined everything was okay.

NOVEMBER 22, Thursday:

10:30 a.m. Caller reported they were driving and hit a patch of ice and crashed with no injuries on the Copper River Highway. An officer responded to the scene. 10:39 p.m. Caller reported a domestic disturbance at their residence. An officer responded to the home and spoke with both parties.


DMV HOURS: From 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.