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Question: Isn’t it against the law for minors to consume alcohol in public as well as private locations? Answer: AS 04.16.050 Minor Consuming Statute says a person under the age of 21 may not knowingly consume, possess, or control alcoholic beverages except those furnished persons under AS 04.16.051. This statute […]

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Question: Does Seward have a law regarding open containers of alcohol in public places? Answer: Yes. City Code 8.05.015 No one shall have an open container containing alcohol in a person’s possession on the public streets, parks or in any other public place. Fine is $100.00. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; […]

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You may access the Seward City Ordinances via the internet. Go to www.municode.com, Click On-Line Library, Click on Alaska, Click on Seward. Consider adding this site to your favorites for future reference. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

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Hunters are reminded that discharging a firearm is restricted within the city limits of Seward. For further details contact the Seward Police Department at 224-3338. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

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Another Handicapped Parking Question: Question: Is there a penalty when I park in a space reserved for persons with disabilities using my grandmother’s special permit or license plate, run into the store myself to pick up her prescription or the post office to get her mail and save my grandmother […]

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April 26, 2007 5 p.m. Citations issued to Patrick Earhart and Colter Jon Wall, no ages given, for proof of insurance and seatbelt. 5:49 p.m. Citation issued to Justin Jenniges, no age given, for seatbelt. 6:02 p.m. Citation issued to Lisa Doleman, no age given, for seatbelt. 6:14 p.m. Citation […]

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Question: When are studded tires prohibited? Answer: From May 1st thru September 15th. Operating with studded tires is a correctable ticket, which means that when issued a ticket for this offense, the operator has 10 days to bring the ticket and the vehicle to the police department and show that […]

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April 23, 2007 7:45 a.m. Reporting party advised rockslide in northbound lane at 19.2 mile Seward Highway. State Troopers advised and they will contact Department of Transportation. 7:44 p.m. Reporting party from Essential 1 advised she was watching her grandmother’s wheelchair until she got off work, and someone took it […]

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April 12, 2007 4:36 p.m. Advised that a child had set the fire alarm off at the Post Office. Everything is fine. 7:35 p.m. Safeway manager called and advised they have an intoxicated male that is being disruptive. Officer responded. Contacted subject and cab transported him to his residence. 8:05 […]

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Police Log

April 5, 2007 4:38 p.m. Reporting party advised of a female sea otter having difficulty delivering her baby down behind Ray’s restaurant. Contacted security. 9:49 p.m. Citation issued to Charles McEldowney, no age given, for proof of insurance. 10 p.m. Reporting party advised that the road is washed out in […]

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DID YOU KNOW? The Seward Police Department has a public service presentation available entitled “Fatal Vision; A Look at the Effects of Impairment in the Workplace”. For the presentation, we use “Fatal Vision” goggles which simulate the visual effects of alcohol impairment. If your business would like to include this […]

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March 29, 2007 3:03 p.m. Reporting party from Seaview requested officers’ assistance with a client who was refusing to get back into the Seaview van and was becoming disruptive. Officers responded to Safeway. Subject was taken into protective custody and transported to Seward Community Jail. 5:54 p.m. Citation issued to […]

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Question: What is the curfew and what ages does it affect? Answer: The City of Seward Municipal Code 10.05.010 specifies that there is an 11pm curfew for juveniles 15 years old and younger and a 12 midnight curfew for ages 16 and 17 years old; everyday, winter and summer. No […]

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March 20, 2007 10:25 a.m. Caller requested an Officer to bunkhouse. He was packing his items to leave when one of the floor managers grabbed him by the throat and threw him up against a cabinet. Officers responded to location and it was determined that the incident took place in […]

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Question: Does a vehicle that does not run still have to be registered? Answer: That depends on the vehicle’s location. If the vehicle is parked in a city parking lot or on a roadway, then yes. If the vehicle is parked on private property, then no. If and when the […]

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Question: After 6 months of violations free driving, does the provisional restriction of my teen’s driver’s license automatically convert to non-provisional status? Answer: No, not automatically. A provisional restriction on a teen’s drivers license is in effect for a minimum of 6 months and can remain until age 18 if […]

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Jan. 26, 2007 9:15 a.m. Avalanche reported on Lowell Point Road with both lanes of traffic blocked. It is expected to take approximately 2-3 hours to get the road open again. 11:04 a.m. Reporting party advised while he was plowing at Bear Paw he could hear what sounded like a […]

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Jan. 19, 2007 2:29 p.m. Reporting party of Birch Street advised when she came home, she went into her bedroom to change clothes, and observed a male outside her window wearing a medium blue sweatshirt running from her bedroom window toward Birch Street. Officer was unable to locate any prints […]

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Jan. 11, 2007 10:20 p.m. Power outage all over the area. Crew was notified. 10:27 p.m. Lowell Point Road is closed by two snowslides. One subject advised that his vehicle is in between snowslides, but he was able to get out. 10:45 p.m. Reported by the dorm attendant that there […]