Thursday, February 11, 2016

Dutch Harbor report

From the local police blotter:

Animal, Jan. 18 — Caller reported an injured eagle on the side of the roadway. Officer responded and captured the wounded eagle. Prior to the eagle being moved to Public Safety for transport to Anchorage, it escaped and flew away.

Trespass, Jan. 22 — Caller requested assistance with removing a problem employee from his vessel. Officers responded and assisted in removing the employee, who appeared to be having mental health issues. He was referred to people who could possibly assist him.

Assistance rendered, Jan. 22 — Caller requested advice on how to deal with a former crewmember having issues with methamphetamine.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Kodiak police make arrest in shooting on vessel

Details in this Alaska Dispatch News story.

Californian fined for unlawful shellfish possession

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Prince of Wales Island
Type: Conviction
On 11/16/15 Alaska Wildlife Troopers based on the P/V Enforcer contacted Sidney McGuire, 27, of California, in Hetta Inlet near Prince of Wales Island. McGuire was onboard the commercial fishing vessel Sea Hunt and was participating in the commercial sea cucumber dive fishery. Investigation revealed McGuire was in unlawful possession of rock scallops while in possession of commercially harvested sea cucumbers. McGuire was issued a summons to appear in Craig District Court. A bench trial was held on 2/3/16 and McGuire was found guilty of the offense of unlawful possession of miscellaneous shellfish aboard a vessel. McGuire was sentenced to a fine of $400 with $200 suspended and one year of probation.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Dutch Harbor report

From the local police blotter:

Trespass, Jan. 10 — Officers assisted in trespassing a crewmember from a vessel after the crewmember was fired for drunkenness.

Public safety, Jan. 12, 0207 hours — Officer contacted an individual wading in the Iliuliuk River. The officer was concerned because the individual was not dressed to be wading in the water and the weather was not conducive to this type of activity. The individual stated he was just going for a walk. It was suggested that wading in cold water, at night, during the winter, without proper gear, was probably not a good idea.

Environmental, Jan. 16 — Caller reported that the Resolve Marine barge that was usually moored in the bay in front of APL had broken loose and was adrift and nearing the Bayview Avenue beach area. The barge eventually ran aground and was later successfully pulled from the beach.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Juneau troopers cite Dungeness crabber

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Juneau
Type: Unlawful possession
On 1/25/16 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Juneau Post, issued Rudolf Ziel, 37, of Tenakee, a summons for possessing commercial Dungeness crab more than 24 hours past the fishery closure on 11/30/15. Arraignment set for 2/19/16 in Juneau District Court.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Geoduck harvester cited at Ketchikan

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Ketchikan
Type: Geoduck violations
On 1/14/16 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Andrew Lindner, the permit holder of the F/V Mary Lou, for failing to attach a Department of Environmental Conservation tag to each container of geoducks. He also was cited for failing to complete his dive logbook prior to leaving the harvest site. A mandatory appearance is set for 2/15/16 in Ketchikan District Court.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Kodiak man arrested as he disembarks vessel

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Kodiak
Type: Warrant arrest
On 1/17/16 at approximately 2229 hours, Kodiak Crime Stoppers received a report that Darin Wolfe, 49, of Kodiak, was traveling to Kodiak onboard a fishing vessel. On 1/18/16 Alaska troopers and Kodiak police officers made contact with Wolfe as he disembarked from the vessel. Wolfe was arrested on two bench warrants regarding his failure to comply with conditions of adult probation. He was taken into custody without incident and remanded to the Kodiak jail on $7,500 cash bail.