Law & Order: June 13-19

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department June 13 through June 19, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department June 13 through June 19, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Monday, June 13:

  • 12:19 a.m. An officer reported a dog running loose on Lake Avenue. 12:34 a.m. The officer caught the dog and returned it safely home.
  • 12:57 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at the Merle K. Mudhole Smith Airport.
  • 9:25 a.m. An officer appeared in Court.
  • 11:04 a.m. Dispatch received a report of a reckless driver on Adams Avenue.
  • 4:21 p.m. A resident submitted a Citizen Report Form regarding alleged stolen property. An investigation was started on the incident.
  • 8:26 p.m. An officer issued a citation to a motorist on Main Street.
  • 8:44 p.m. An officer conducted a security check at a local establishment.
  • 8:47 p.m. An officer conducted follow-up on a reckless driver case.
  • 9:07 p.m. An officer issued a warning to a dog owner.
  • 9:25 p.m. An officer responded to a 911 report of an unmanned raft floating on Lake Eyak. The officer discovered it was a float plane dock.
  • 10:02 p.m. An officer assisted in a civil matter.

Tuesday, June 14:

  • 1:25 a.m. An officer responded to a report of an alleged assault.
  • 5:06 a.m.  An officer served Court documents.
  • 5:20 a.m. An officer served Court documents.
  • 6:45 a.m. Dispatch received a noise complaint.
  • 8:45 a.m. A resident came to the station to submit a report.
  • 10:13 a.m. A resident reported a controlled burn.
  • 9:25 p.m. A resident called the station requesting an officer periodically patrol the crosswalk at the intersection of Second Street and Copper River Highway.
  • 11:15 a.m. An officer responded to a Welfare Check request. The officer reported the individual was fine and declined medical assistance.
  • 11:23 a.m. A resident came to the station to report a parking violation.
  • 12:05 p.m. An individual came to the station to claim Lost and Found property.
  • 2:32 p.m. An officer responded to a report of an alleged drunk driver. Kenneth Sweenhart, age 58, of Cordova, Alaska, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.
  • 4:27 p.m. Dispatch received a report of a dog wandering loose on Main Street.
  • 9:38 p.m. An officer responded to a report of a disturbance.

Wednesday, June 15:

  • 2:17 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at the Merle K. Mudhole Smith Airport.
  • 6:51 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at a local establishment.
  • 7:50 a.m. An officer responded to a 911 report of a vehicle driving too slowly on Copper River Highway. The officer was unable to locate the vehicle.
  • 8:31 a.m. An officer responded to a report of an abandoned suitcase and backpack on the side of the road at First Street and Coast Guard Lane.
  • 11:57 a.m. The Emergency Medical Services team responded to a medivac transport call. The patient was transported from Cordova Community Medical Center to the airport.
  • 1:20 p.m. Dispatch received a report of a parking violation.
  • 1:46 p.m. A 911 caller reported an individual sleeping in a van.
  • 3:43 p.m. An officer served Court documents.
  • 4:59 p.m. The Fire Department and an officer responded to a report of a fire on West Davis Avenue.
  • 7:33 p.m. The Emergency Medical Services team and an officer responded to a 911 call on Fourth Street. The patient was transported to Cordova Community Medical Center.

Thursday, June 16:

  • 1:32 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at a local establishment.
  • 11:57 a.m. The Emergency Medical Services and Rescue teams responded to a medical assistance call on Seventh Street.
  • 6:36 p.m. A resident came to the station to report having sighted a Mongoose bike that had been previously reported stolen. The officer confirmed this information, retrieved the bike, and returned it to the rightful owner.

Friday, June 17:

  • 2:19 a.m. An officer responded to a civil trespass request.
  • 8:44 a.m. An officer responded to a request for assistance at a local business.
  • 4:45 p.m. A resident came to the station to amend a previously submitted Citizen Report Form.
  • 8:57 p.m. A resident called the station to report a suspicious individual.

Saturday, June 18:

  • 5:56 a.m. A 911 caller reported hearing two individuals arguing loudly and allegedly threateningly.
  • 8:34 a.m. A resident reported a controlled burn.
  • 1:03 p.m. An officer and the Emergency Medical Services team responded to a request for medical assistance at Trident North. The patient was transported to Cordova Community Medical Center.
  • 3:50 p.m. The Emergency Medical Services team responded to a medivac transport call. The patient was transported from Cordova Community Medical Center to the airport.
  • 6:49 p.m. An officer responded to a Welfare Check request. The officer was unable to locate the individual.
  • 9:13 p.m. An officer issued a warning to a motorist on Birch Street and Alder Way.
  • 9:36 p.m. An officer responded to a 911 report of multiple gunshots heard at the Cabin Lake campgrounds.
  • 11:32 p.m. An officer responded to a report of fireworks on Chase and LeFevre Avenues.

Sunday, June 19:

  • 12:02 a.m. An officer responded to a civil trespass request.
  • 12:16 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at a local establishment.
  • 12:24 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at a local establishment.
  • 9:30 a.m. A caller provided an update to a previous Welfare Check request. The individual was found to be safe.
  • 1:47 p.m. An officer responded to a report of an alleged armed assault at the Alaskan Bar.
  • 2:30 p.m. An officer responded to a request for assistance at a residence on First Street.
  • 8:39 p.m. An officer responded to a report of three individuals allegedly trespassing and attempting to break into the old Cordova High School on Browning Avenue. 

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