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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

Police Log

Police Log

3-11-09 0800 LE/CASE # ISSUED For a sitation involving the report of Seal hunting. 1054 THEFT RP reported some checks that were cashed in Seward.  D2 spoke with the subject. 3-13-09 0139 Anonymous caller stated they needed an officer at the Yukon Bar. Officer responded and made contact with two […]

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Police Log

02-27-09 1803 911 MISDIAL Received 911 misdial from Seal Level Seafoods. Caller AST advised he called the wrong number and was looking for Vonnie. 2321 TRESPASS ADVISEMENT A male subject was trespassed from all the bars for the evening due to his level of intoxication. A cab was called to […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: I’ve seen drivers who do not scrape the ice off their windshields before driving. Is this legal? Answer: AAC 04.225 Says that a driver may not operate a motor vehicle with anything that obstructs, obscures, or impairs the driver’s view. This includes ice, snow, frost, defective windshields or windows, […]

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Cop Talk

Question: Who is responsible for clearing snow off the sidewalks and bike paths in town? Answer: City Ordinance 13.01.025 Clearing sidewalks of snow and ice. In the city limits, residents’ property which is bordered by graded or paved sidewalks are responsible for the snow removal. The city maintains the bike […]

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11-28-08 0407, VERBAL WARNING Given to the operator after being contacted driving with expired registration. For curfew violation given to male 16 years of age for curfew violation. Parents responded to take him home. 1036, 911 hang up received from Subject. Dispatch called back and spoke with male who advised […]

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Cop Talk

The snow will be here soon. The public works department would like to remind citizens to remove vehicles that may hinder snow removal. Pay attention to “Street Closed” signs. Vehicles in violation will be cited and impounded. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2009. 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 […]

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Cop Talk

The stop signs have been removed BEFORE the tracks at Stoney Creek Road and new railroad crossing arms have been installed. The stop sign is still in place from Stoney Creek onto the Seward Highway. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

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Cop Talk

Click It or Ticket It Alaska Law requires drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts. For violators age 16 or older, the fine is $15.00. For violators who fail to properly secure a child in a child safety device, the fine is $50.00. Seatbelts save lives. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net