Law & Order: July 12-18

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department July 12-18, 2021. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Monday, July 12

8:58 a.m. An Officer responded to a report of a person sleeping in an idling vehicle at Whitshed Road dog park. The Officer found the person to be fine. The individual’s boat had lost heat in the night.

3:15 p.m. An individual called Dispatch needing assistance at the Cordova Landfill. Dispatch contacted City Employee(s) who met the individual at the Landfill.

Tuesday, July 13

12:00 p.m. A caller reported a small black bear heading towards the Copper River Highway from Heney Trailer Court.

3:11 p.m. An Officer issued a warning to a motorist at Mile 3 Copper River Highway.

6:34 p.m. An Officer responded to a complaint of a vehicle swerving “in and out of his lane,” on Copper River Highway just passing Mile 2.5 at time of call.

Wednesday, July 14

8:30 a.m. Bruce Beyer, age 48, of Cordova, Alaska, reported to the station to serve 3 days for conviction of DUI.

9:14 a.m. Dispatch received a request to have orange cones set up along the Cordova Community Medical Center parking lot in preparation for the Salmon Run(s).

10:30 a.m. An Officer and a City Shop employee assisted an individual at the Impound Lot to retrieve a Go-Kart.

11:59 a.m. Dispatch received a report of a driver without a license from a concerned citizen.

3:18 p.m. An Officer distributed bear awareness door hangers in neighborhood(s).

4:46 p.m. An individual failed to stop for an Officer on a traffic stop. The Officer arrested Elton Brown, age 64, of Cordova, Alaska, for Failure to Stop and Reckless Driving.

10:25 p.m. A State Trooper reported a black bear on the boardwalk.

11:28 p.m. Dispatch received a complaint from an individual in New South Wales, Australia reporting an individual in Cordova, Alaska allegedly posting caller’s private information online and publicly accusing caller of terrorism. A report was created with New South Wales police and Cordova police.

Thursday, July 15

11:45 a.m. Jesse Jones, age 52, of Cordova, Alaska, reported to the station to serve 5 years for conviction of Criminally Negligent Homicide and DUI.

1:19 a.m. An Officer responded to a commercial fire alarm at Trident North. All Employees awaited permission to reenter the building. This was a false alarm.

5:07 a.m. Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a fisherman out on the water by Latouche Island who needed to be flown out. Dispatch contacted United States Coast Guard Sector Anchorage.

12:51 p.m. An individual came to the station to file a report of someone allegedly tampering with owner’s fuel tank.

2:10 p.m. An Officer provided safe transportation for an individual to the Mormon Church.

2:24 p.m. An Officer issued citations to an individual for no proof of insurance, driving with defective windshield, and no headlights.

4:45 p.m. An Officer reported his location to Dispatch as Mile 4 Copper River Highway “getting dead crow off the road.”

Friday, July 16

7:58 a.m. An Officer responded to a complaint of alleged drug activity.

8:37 a.m. An Officer responded to Copper River Seafoods regarding a complaint of alleged drug activity.

9:22 a.m. A second Officer with K-9 Unit responded to Copper River Seafoods.

10:36 a.m. Tyler Grefe, age 22, of Crocker, Missouri, was taken into custody on an extraditable warrant from Missouri.

10:44 a.m. A third Officer responded to Copper River Seafoods.

12:21 p.m. Dispatch received a report of an individual allegedly driving without a license.

12:46 p.m. Officers executed search warrant at Copper River Seafoods.

3:51 p.m. An Officer responded to a complaint of alleged drug activity.

4:07 p.m. An individual came to the station to speak with an Officer.

4:48 p.m. An Officer responded to a report of vandalism and trespassing of old school building on Browning Street.

4:56 p.m. An individual who left keys in vehicle came to station requesting lockout kit.

5:30 p.m. Two Officers responded to a report of an assault. Officers arrested Stanley James, age 32, of Raleigh, North Carolina, for Assault.

5:47 p.m. An Officer responded to a commercial fire alarm at Ocean Beauty. Responsible Party reported this to be a false alarm.

7:30 p.m. Dispatch received a complaint that a large white dog charged her children.

8:47 p.m. An Officer responded to a complaint of alleged drug activity.

Saturday, July 17

6:45 a.m. An Officer issued a warning to a motorist at South First Street and Bluff Trail.

8:34 a.m. Fire Truck 5 with two First Responders assisted Salmon Run.

10:38 a.m. EMS responded to a call from Cordova Community Medical Center for a medevac transport.

10:42 a.m. EMS responded to a 911 call at the Harbor. EMS transported the individual, brought in on a skiff, to Cordova Community Medical Center.

10:56 p.m. An Officer responded to an individual at the station asking to speak with an Officer.

11:16 a.m. An Officer assisted Salmon Run.

11:34 a.m. Dispatch assisted a State Trooper by running license number and entering out of state individual into Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) database.

11:49 a.m. A helpful Cordovan called Dispatch to inform that an Officer’s overhead lights were left on.

3:01 p.m. Dispatch received a call reporting all Salmon Run runners accounted for.

4:56 p.m. Dispatch received a bear complaint. Caller reported being charged by a bear on Heney Ridge. Caller stated the bear was no longer in the area.

5:56 p.m. An Officer reported his location as Chase Avenue and Center Drive in pursuit of a runaway chicken.

6:56 p.m. An Officer responded to a complaint of alleged drug activity.

7:01 p.m. An Officer issued a warning to a motorist at Power Creek and Cordova Municipal Airport.

7:49 p.m. An Officer issued a warning to a motorist at Mile 7 on Copper River Highway.

9:44 p.m. EMS responded to a 911 call of COVID-positive patient having trouble breathing.

10:56 p.m. An individual came to the station to speak with an Officer.

11:18 p.m. An Officer responded to a complaint of an intoxicated individual.

11:35 p.m. An Officer arrested Stanley James, age 32, of Raleigh, North Carolina, for Violation of Conditions of Release.

Sunday, July 18

12:00 a.m. Two Officers brought an individual into custody for Title 47.

9:26 a.m. Dispatch assisted State Trooper providing registration information on a plate number.

3:16 p.m. A complainant called Dispatch asking to speak to an Officer regarding alleged harassment and stalking.

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