Police Journal

Homer man wanted by Alaska State Troopers

Homer man wanted by Alaska State Troopers

Location: Ninilchik Case number: AK15042309 Type: Robbery 1st, Assault 3rd, Theft 2nd Update: On 06-06-15, at 1302 hours, Sean Carpenter, 25 of Homer, was arrested without incident at a residence in Homer.  Carpenter was arrested and transported to the Homer Jail where he is being held without bail on the […]

EMS Responds to Collision in Moose Pass

EMS Responds to Collision in Moose Pass

Shortly after 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, two small vehicles collided violently in Moose Pass on the Seward Highway. State Troopers, USDA Forest Service law enforcement and units of Moose Pass and Bear Creek emergency medical services rushed to the scene and rendered aid.

Citizen’s Police Academy to be held in January

Seward Police Department Press Release – The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2015.  The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience.  The Citizen Police Academy will offer […]

Finding Bethany, author Glen Klinkhart book signing June 6

Finding Bethany, author Glen Klinkhart book signing June 6

Adults and teens are invited to complete their June 6 First Friday art walk at the Seward Community Library Museum, where author and former Anchorage Police Department Detective Glen Klinkhart will lead a short discussion about his new true crime memoir, “Finding Bethany.” A book signing will follow. Friends of […]

Glen Klinkhart booking signing with Q&A, June 6

Glen Klinkhart booking signing with Q&A, June 6

Adults and teens are invited to complete their June 6 First Friday art walk at the Seward Community Library Museum, where author and former Anchorage Police Department Detective Glen Klinkhart will lead a short discussion about his new true crime memoir, “Finding Bethany.” A book signing will follow. Friends of […]

Man dies at Spring Creek

Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to a 911 dispatch call from Spring Creek Correctional Center for an “unresponsive male” at 6:49 am Wednesday, Sept 11. The 67-year-old man apparently died of natural causes, said Megan A. Peters, the Alaska State Trooper’s public relations officer. An autopsy will be done, but […]

Citizen’s Police Academy

Citizen’s Police Academy

The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2013. The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience. The Citizen Police Academy will offer insights into the law enforcement profession […]

Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day

SEWARD POLICE DEPARTMENT TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SEPTEMBER 29 AT SAFEWAY On September 29, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Seward Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially […]

A Sober Time As Prom Approaches

A Sober Time As Prom Approaches

By Heidi Zemach for SCN It’s almost the end of the 2012 school year, and high school prom is this Saturday night. In preparation for prom and graduation, the high school hosted “Every 15 minutes” a mock drill of a deadly drunken driving car accident in its parking lot two […]

Body Discovered

Body Discovered

On December 27, 2010 at approximately 0956 hours, the Seward Police Department was notified that a body had been discovered floating in the water in the small boat harbor.  Officers responded and recovered the body of a male subject.  The body is currently at the State Medical Examiner’s office in […]

Secret Service Gets Involved in Credit Fraud

Secret Service Gets Involved in Credit Fraud

By Heidi Zemach Two U.S. Secret Service agents were in town last week, bringing themselves up to speed on last summer’s rash of credit and debit card thefts. They met with Mayor Willard Dunham, City Manager Phillip Oates and Police Chief Tom Clemens Wednesday to discuss the ongoing investigation, and […]

The police department will once again be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2011. The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience. The Citizen’s Police Academy will offer insight into the law enforcement […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question:  What is the deal with the “Open Container” law?  Can a passenger drink beer in a moving vehicle.  We think they should be able to. Answer:  AS 28.35.029, No, a person may not operate a vehicle when there is an open container of an alcoholic beverage in the passenger […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

On 5/27/10 an unfortunate incident occurred when the driver of a pickup truck left Chevron and did not notice that the dog in the truck bed had jumped out.  The dog had on a collar attached to a leash which was secured to the rear corner of the bed.  The […]

 (By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) SPD Sgt.Doreen Valadez   James Eacker, of Fairbanks, was convicted of murdering Toni Lister, a 29-year old Seward mother of four, by a Kenai Superior Court jury March 10th. She was killed sometime around March 6, 1982– almost 28 years to the day […]

Police Journal

Police Journal

2/26 1542 Ambulance requested to Birch Street for a female who fell off a ladder and hit her head. PT was bleeding from the temple area. While en route to the hospital, the patient became belligerent and accused the SVAC responder of touching her inappropriately and she wanted to go […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question:  Someone I know told me that a male neighbor seems to be constantly looking into her house with binoculars.  What should she do? Answer:   I would advise her to report this to the police.  This offense could be considered stalking if the offender recklessly places another person in fear.  […]

Police Log

Police Log

03/31/09 1517 DAVID FETTERS, OLN/7030439 was arrested on Anchorage AST Warrant 3AN07 12231CR, Bail $500.00, JOSEPH GEARHART, OLN/6294738 was arrested for PTRP. Both subjects were transported to SCJ by 1E42. 2048 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY RP, from Apollo Restaurant stated someone attempted to break into the restaurant downtown in the alleyway door. […]

Police Journal

Police Journal

3-17-09 0044 To Spring Creek for a subject with seizures. SVAC/SVFD were toned and responded. Subject was transported to PSMC. 0553 AVTEC Dorm Attendant called requesting an Officer to the AVTEC 1st Lake Facility for a male sleeping on the back loading dock. Officer responded and made contact with subject, […]

Police Log

Police Log

The Seward Police Department is pleased to be the recipient of a Decatur Radar/Message Trailer. The trailer was recently purchased by the City with grant funds awarded by the Alaska Highway Safety Office (AHSO). No local funds were spent on this project. The radar/message trailer will be placed in various […]