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 30, 2023, Police Blotter

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

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.

At 9:02 a.m. police assisted the adult probation office in locating someone.

A bike was found at Verstovia Avenue and Lake Street at 12:50 p.m.

Bus tickets were reported stolen in the 2700 block of HPR.

A store reported a customer had stolen $100. Police located the customer, who agreed to return the money the next day.

At 6:51 p.m. a man and a woman reported yelling in the 200 block of Lincoln Street were given a verbal warning.

At 8:14 p.m. an intoxicated  man was reported slumped over in the Baranof and Biorka streets area. Police found he was able to care for himself.

At 7 p.m. a man and woman were trespassed from all harbor property after being found at the ANB Harbor parking lot with drug paraphernalia.

March 30

At 3:58 a.m. people in a van were reported to have a cord plugged into city electricity, at Eagle Beach. Police told them that was illegal.

 

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Misty R. Farrell, 37, was charged Wednesday on a charge of driving under the influence.

Haley Gallant, 21, was charged Wednesday with assault in the fourth degree and criminal mischief in the fifth degree.

 

Emergency Calls

Sitka Fire Department received five ambulance calls Wednesday.

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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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