DISCOVERY – Levi Webb, 2, uses a rubber mallet to crush a clay rock in order to find  the plastic toy hidden inside during the Babies and Books event outside the Sitka Public Library Saturday. The theme of the event was “Rumble in the Jungle,” and it marked the beginning of the summer reading program. Babies and toddlers received a free book, an activity packet and a stuffed animal. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

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March 29, 2023, Police Blotter

Police Blotter

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

March 28

Protective orders were served  downtown at 1:42 p.m., and a residential area at 6:29 p.m.

At 2:23 p.m. a driver approaching the airport apparently lost control, knocked down a telephone pole, two electrical boxes and a stop sign, and sprayed gravel on nearby cars near the 7-day parking area. The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The vehicle, a 2015 Toyota RAV4, was totaled, police said. The investigation had not been completed as of 8 a.m. today.

A caller reported a man might be driving with a revoked license. An officer found  the man’s vehicle but it was unoccupied.

A caller reported hearing a neighbor’s baby crying and yelling. Officers checked and found nothing was wrong.

At 10:46 p.m. a dog was reported running at large near the Sawmill Creek Plaza. Officers returned it to its owner.

A possibly intoxicated driver was reported in the 300 block of Lincoln Street. Officers didn’t locate the driver.

At 11:31 p.m. an out-of-state caller asked for a welfare check on a friend who might be suicidal. Officers found the friend was fine.

March 29

At 12:40 a.m. a minor was cited for drinking after a domestic problem was investigated at a residence. The minor was left with her grandmother.

 

Emergency Calls

Sitka Fire Department received two ambulance calls Tuesday.

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20 YEARS AGO

May 2004

Sitka High sophomore Dianne Chong was named Athlete of the Meet at the Region V track and field championships in Juneau, as she won the long jump, triple jump and 100-meter IM hurdles. Other Wolves winners were Joy Ribao, Megan Lehmann, Greg Hunter and Kyle Ainslie.

50 YEARS AGO

May 1974

 The new Sheldon Jackson College Library will be officially dedicated Friday. Remarks will be made by Elmer Rasmuson, National Bank of Alaska; Dr. Orin Stratton, SJC president from 1966 to 1973; Mrs. Betty Stratton; and current SJC president Robert C. Uddenberg. Keys to the $675,000 building will be presented to Mrs. Evelyn Bonner, head librarian.

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