Law & Order: Nov. 20-26

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Nov. 20-26. 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.


Friday, Nov. 20
10:06 p.m. Caller reported receiving a box with potential illegal contents. An officer responded to the residence and investigated the contents of the box. 12:38 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 3:56 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport.

Saturday, Nov. 21
1:16 p.m. The fire department conducted training at the Copper River Highway Substation. 10:13 p.m. Caller reported a fire alarm sounding at a residence on Lake Ave. An officer responded and determined it was a false alarm. 10:33 p.m. An officer found an individual attempting to get inside an impounded vehicle. The officer spoke with the individual and gave them a verbal trespass warning.

Sunday, Nov. 22
1:06 a.m. Caller reported people yelling and breaking things at a family member’s home. Two officers responded and spoke with the homeowner and determined that it was a misunderstanding. 1:42 p.m. Caller requested a welfare check for a friend. An officer responded and entered the home and requested an ambulance. The ambulance responded and declared the individual deceased. 2:11 p.m. Caller reported being harassed and threatened while working in his front yard. An officer responded and gathered a statement from the individual. 4:08 p.m. Dispatch received a fire alarm notification. The fire department responded and found the alarm to be false. 5:04 p.m. An officer went to a residence to follow up on a current case.

Monday, Nov. 23
An officer did an after-hours security check at the 13-mile airport. 1:51 p.m. An officer provided security for the 13-mile airport. 3:51 p.m. An officer provided security for the 13-mile airport.

Tuesday, Nov. 24
An officer did an after-hours security check at the 13-mile airport. 10:00 a.m. A State Trooper notified dispatch of a dog that was blocking traffic. An officer responded and attempted to apprehend the dog, but it was skittish and fled the area upon their arrival. 12:26 p.m. An officer provided security for the 13-mile airport. 12:25 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance. The ambulance responded and transported the patient to the hospital. 12:37 a.m. An officer conducted fingerprints on an individual for employment purposes. 3:59 p.m. An officer provided security for the 13-mile airport. 6:42 p.m. An individual spoke with an officer about an old case. 8:54 p.m. An officer did a security check at a local business. 9:30 p.m. Caller reported a possible intoxicated motorist. An officer responded to the area but was unable to find the described vehicle. 9:07 p.m. Caller reported their dog was attacked by a neighbor’s dog. An officer responded and the owner agreed to relocate the dog out of state in lieu of surrendering the dog as it was not the dog’s first offense. 10:53 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance. The ambulance responded and transported the patient to the hospital.

Wednesday, Nov. 25
An officer did an after-hours security check at the 13-mile airport. 1:41 a.m. An officer did a security check at a local government building. 6:34 a.m. Caller reported a vehicle had crashed off Orca Road. The vehicle was not in the water and there where no occupants in the vehicle. The vehicle impounded as it was a pollution hazard. 10:48 a.m. A concerned citizen spoke with an officer about a possible dangerous driver. An officer is currently investigating this report and looking into possible action with the DMV. 12:26 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 3:49 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 9:15 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check at a residence to locate the driver of a motor vehicle accident. The officer was unable to find the registered owner of the wrecked vehicle. 

NOVEMBER 26, Thursday: 9:36 a.m. An officer conducted a welfare check at a residence to locate the registered owner from the previous days motor vehicle accident. The officer was unable to locate the owner. 10:38 a.m. An officer continued the search for the missing driver by checking other residences, calling relatives, and posting on the police department Facebook page. 12:10 p.m. An officer contacted the register owners of the previous day’s accident and found that they where safe. The owner was cited for abandoning the vehicle.

DMV hours

From 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday unless otherwise posted. Closed for lunch 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Credit Card payments accepted for dog licenses, ATV/snow machine registrations and citations at DMV.