Crime

Police Journals October 12-16 2017

Police Journals October 12-16 2017

October 12 2017 0930 ABANDONED VEHICLE RP, reported a red Toyota pickup that has been parked at the Mt. Alice Trailhead parking lot for last 5 days.  Officer responded and left an Abandoned Vehicle Notice on the vehicle. 1304 911 HANG UP/MISDIAL 911 pocket dial from the AVTEC Dorms.  No […]

Seward Police Journals October 5-12 2017

Seward Police Journals October 5-12 2017

October 5 2017 0748 DRIVING COMPLAINT RP advised that a green 4 door car has a loud muffler at Bear Mountain Apts. Officer responded and unable to locate the vehicle in the area. 1445 DISTURBANCE RP, reported hearing a loud bang at 4th Avenue and no answer at the door.  […]

Update from SPD and Troopers on Oct 1 Shooting

Update from SPD and Troopers on Oct 1 Shooting

Hello everyone- AST, OSPA and Seward PD are providing a little clarification regarding what transpired on the October 1, 2017 officer involved shooting in Seward. It is still an active and ongoing investigation. Once the investigation by AST is complete, the report will be forwarded to OSPA for review. AK17070447 Location: […]

Seward Safeway Parking Lot on the Morning of Oct 1. Photo: Brian Wright.

A Letter from the Family of Micah McComas

This letter was submitted to Seward City News by Scott and Krista Smith, the sister and brother-in-law of Micah McComas. This week our family has become a reluctant, but passionate champion of the rights of victims’ and victims’ family’s rights.  On Sunday, October 1, we were informed that our son, […]

Seward Police Journals September 28-October 3 2017

Seward Police Journals September 28-October 3 2017

September 28 2017 1625 TRAFFIC STOP – VERBAL WARNING Verbal warning given to KALA MCCANNA at 3rd Ave and Railway Ave for expired registration after she showed the Officer that she already had a ticket and stated she was getting it fixed tomorrow. 1627 DRIVING COMPLAINT TRAFFIC STOP – CITATION […]

Seward Police Journals September 12-September 17 2017

Seward Police Journals September 12-September 17 2017

September 12 2017 0619 PARKING COMPLAINT A parking warning was left on MS/LIC MED607 at Fifth Avenue for parking against flow of traffic and parking in front of a driveway. 1544 DRIVING COMPLAINT RP, reported a white pickup, unknown plate, that was speeding on Benson.  Officer advised. 1930 DRUG INFORMATION […]

Police Journals September 2 through September 11

Police Journals September 2 through September 11

September 2 2017 1859 INTOXICATED PEDESTRIAN RP reported an intoxicated male walking on the bike path near Safeway. Officer found no one matching the description. 2217 ANIMAL / WILD RP reported a sow with two cubs going through trash at her residence. Officers found no bears on the property. 2224 […]

The Risks Associated With Identity Theft

Identity theft is a crime where an imposter obtains important personal information related to one’s identification, and uses it for one purpose or the other. For example, stealing one’s driver’s license, Social Security Number etc., in order to impersonate them. Another name for identity theft is known as identity fraud, […]

Police Journals August 29-September 4 2017

Police Journals August 29-September 4 2017

August 29 2017 0749 FIRE RESPONSE RP, reported an oil sheen coming from the creek by the Culvert going into Resurrection Bay.  On Duty Fire Officer responded and advised it was a punctured oil quart which was removed. 0838 FIRE ALARM TESTING Grinnell will be testing alarms at the PSMC. […]

Seward Police Journals August 19-28 2017

Seward Police Journals August 19-28 2017

August 19 2017 1556 CRIMINAL TRESPASS 911 – NON-EMERGENCY RP reported a blue dirtbike was riding fast back and forth through the river at Nash Rd. Officer responded and could not find anyone fitting the description. 1618 LOST AND FOUND Officer picked up an electric scooter found outside Adams St […]

Seward Police Journals August 9-21 2017

Seward Police Journals August 9-21 2017

August 9 2017 0121 WELFARE CHECK The night auditor from the Hotel Seward reported AK/LIC JDV548 with its lights on across the street and wanted to make sure that the vehicle owner was not having a problem.  Officer found no one in the car. 0422 DEATH INVESTIGATION RP reported that […]

Seward Police Journal August 2-August 9

Seward Police Journal August 2-August 9

August 2 2017 1600 TRAFFIC STOP – CITATION Citation issued to PORFIRIO ZAMORA JR. at Third and B Street for operating electronic devices while driving. 1606 LOST AND FOUND A citizen brought in a bicycle left on his property on Nautical Drive. 1705 911 NON EMERGENCY A caller wanted to […]

Operation Dry Water: Boat Safely This 4th

Operation Dry Water: Boat Safely This 4th

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Today kicks off the National campaign Operation Dry Water.  Alaska Wildlife Troopers across the state are participating by making contact with boaters during heightened awareness patrols and encouraging them to make good choices while they recreate on Alaska waterways. The goal of Operation Dry Water is to reduce […]