Law & Order: March 19-25

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between March 19-25. 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, March 19
A caller requested a welfare check. An officer responded to the residence but was unable to locate the individual. The individual later called in that they were OK. 4:39 a.m. An officer provided patrol at CCMC. 11:49 a.m. An officer provided fingerprinting services at the station.

Saturday, March 20
4:24 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check on an individual. 7:09 p.m. A caller reported that his vehicle was in a ditch. The caller was advised to contact a towing company.

Sunday, March 21
12:41 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 2:12 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 4:45 p.m. A caller reported an intoxicated individual who may be a harm to themselves. An officer responded to the residence and placed the person in protective custody for their safety. 6:16 p.m. A caller reported that they’ve had no contact with a missing group for several hours. 6:28 p.m. The same caller reported that they finally had contact with the missing group, and everybody is fine. 7:34 pm. An inmate had a medical emergency while in custody. The ambulance responded and transported the individual to the hospital. 11:45 p.m. CCMC requested an ambulance for medical transport to the airport, the ambulance responded and conducted the transport.

Monday, March 22
1:43 p.m. A caller requested to speak with an officer regarding some questions. 2:09 p.m. A caller reported of a possible crime that happened last week. An officer was notified and began an investigation. 6:19 p.m. An officer went to a business to acquire more information for an ongoing investigation. An officer conducted an after-hours security check on the 13-mile airport.

Tuesday, March 23
9:16 a.m. A caller reported that the power for his boat slip is on. The caller was advised to contact the harbor office. 12:33 p.m. A caller reported of being harassed by an individual. An officer spoke with the caller and determined it was a civil matter. 1:01 p.m. A caller requested to speak with an officer regarding an individual. An officer was notified. 1:17 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 1:50 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 8:19 p.m. A caller requested an ambulance, the ambulance responded and transported the individual to the hospital.

Wednesday, March 24
12:19 a.m. A caller reported that a juvenile was being sold marijuana by an adult. Upon investigating, the officer responded to the residence of Skylar Jensen, age 21, of Cordova, Alaska, and arrested him for Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the third degree – Class B Felony. 10:08 a.m. Jensen was arraigned on his charges. 4:09 p.m. A caller reported of a verbal altercation in front of a residential complex between two individuals. An officer responded and found the argument had ceased. 4:14 p.m. An individual went to the station to speak with an officer regarding an altercation with another individual. 4:15 p.m. A caller reported of being threatened regarding a recent altercation. An officer spoke with all parties involved. 4:25 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check on an individual. 4:29 p.m. A caller reported a stack fire at Heney Trailer Court. The Cordova Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene. 8:54 p.m. An individual called of being lost in a hiking trail and is unable to locate his way out. Officers were notified of the situation and responded to the scene along with the Cordova Volunteer Fire Department. 9:12 p.m. Officers had found the individual and requested an ambulance. The ambulance responded and transported the individual to the hospital. 11:46 p.m. A caller reported of a vehicle in a precarious situation at her driveway. Officers responded to the scene and arrested Bradlee Shapleigh, age 22, of Cordova, Alaska for Driving Under the Influence.

Thursday, March 25
3:11 a.m. Shapleigh was released on his own recognizance to a sober adult. 9:37 a.m. Skylar Jensen was released on bail. 9:53 a.m. A business reported of testing their fire alarms. 10:26 a.m. A business reported of testing their fire alarms. 10:32 a.m. A caller reported that his vehicle is caught on a guard rail and is requesting assistance to remove his vehicle. An officer was notified and responded to the scene. 12:58 p.m. A business reported of testing their fire alarms. 10:54 p.m. A caller reported of being harassed by another individual at his residence. An officer responded to the scene and spoke with all involved parties.

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