DIVE PRACTICUM – Dive student Karson Winslow hands a discarded garden hose to SCUBA instructor Haleigh Damron, standing on the dock, at Crescent Harbor this afternoon. The University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus Dive Team is clearing trash from the harbor floor under floats 5, 6 and 7 as part of their instruction. Fourteen student divers are taking part this year. This is the fifth year the dive team has volunteered to clean up Sitka harbors. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

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March 27, 2023, Police Blotter

Police Blotter

The following calls were recorded as of 8 a.m. today.

March 24

At 2:26 a.m. the door on a storage unit on Jarvis Street was reported open. Police were to contact the property manager.

A man was reported to have taken a barking dog that was keeping him awake from the apartment of a neighbor who was out of town, and letting the dog out to relieve itself. Officers spoke with him.

At 12:10 p.m. a girl was reported stuck in a tree, about 15 feet up, at totem park visitor center. The Fire Department was called and rescued the girl using a ladder extension. The girl’s age was not listed.

At 8:56 p.m. a man was reported sleeping in the lobby of a building in the 400 block of Lake Street. He was awakened and told to leave.

At 9:44 p.m. a caller said underage kids were having a party in the 6000 block of HPR. Police found all of them were over age 18 and were not planning to drive.

March 25

At 12:12 a.m. a man was reported on the ground near the recycle center. The man told police he’d had a minor bike crash and was fine.

At 9:36 p.m. a traffic complaint came in from Seward Avenue.

March 26

At 10:58 p.m. a possible drunk driver was reported at American and Lincoln streets. Police determined he was not intoxicated.

At 11:54 p.m. disorderly conduct was reported in the 2600 block of HPR. The two involved agreed to separate for the night.

March 27

At 12:20 a.m. a person was accused of selling marijuana out of a car. Police are investigating.

At 2 a.m. a customer at a bar got upset because he wasn’t allowed to buy more alcohol, and hit a window and a jukebox. The bar declined to press charges.

 

Sitka Police

Jordan Meader, 36, was charged Saturday with driving under the influence, failure to give immediate notice of an accident, and operating a motor vehicle while his license was controlled, suspended or revoked.

Amanda Rose Skultka, 36, was arrested Friday on a charge of violating conditions of release.

Christian Moe, 45, was arrested Friday on a warrant for failure to appear at a calendar call.

 

Emergency Calls

Sitka Fire Department received four ambulance calls Friday, none on Saturday, and three on Sunday.

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20 YEARS AGO

April 2004

Photo caption: Sitka High students in the guitar music class gather in the hall before the school’s spring concert. The concert was dedicated to music instructor Brad Howey, who taught more than 1,000 Sitka High students from 1993 to 2004. From left are Kristina Bidwell, Rachel Ulrich, Mitch Rusk, Nicholas Mitchell, Eris Weis and Joey Metz.

50 YEARS AGO

April 1974

The Fair Deal Association of Sealaska shareholders selected Nelson Frank as their candidate for the Sealaska Board of Directors at the ANB Hall Thursday.

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