More about Bears! {In the Police Blotter}

Just a glimpse of what our local newspaper police blotter looks like:

Agh!! Bears are out and they are hungry!  I promise you the next post will not be about bears! :)

The post below copyright of "The Sitka Sentinel". 

Aug 12 Police Blotter PDF  | Print |  E-mail
by Sentinel Staff   
Thursday, August 12, 2010
The following calls were logged by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today:
   Aug. 11
   At 7:36 a.m. a resident complained about a man neglecting his chickens. The owner said he planned to get more feed in Juneau in the next few days. The animal control officer said she would follow up.
   At 9:16 a.m. a caller reported vandalism to Allen Auditorium.
   A resident with barking dogs on Lance Drive was given a warning.
   Police talked to people involved in a minor traffic accident in a parking lot.
   A caller complained about dogs tied up outside a residence and barking. The owner agreed to take them inside.
   At 9:16 p.m. a bear sow and two cubs were reported to be getting into trash on Jamestown Drive.
   At 9:33 p.m. a caller in the 1700 block of Sawmill Creek Road reported a sow and three cubs in the neighborhood.
   At 9:48 p.m. a resident reported a sow and three cubs, without collars, in her yard, keeping her from getting to her car. When police arrived, they saw one cub running into the woods.
   At 10:33 p.m. three cubs got into garbage containers on Wolff Drive. One homeowner was picking up trash when police arrived, and agreed to do a better job securing his garbage.
   At 10:37 p.m. a toddler was reported crying on Andrews Street, possibly from a tent. Police could hear kids playing when they arrived but no one crying, and no tents.
   At 11:51 p.m. bears were reported going through garbage containers on Wolff Drive. They ran away when police arrived.
   Aug. 12
   At 12:28 a.m. three cubs were reported on Eliason Street. A homeowner picked up garbage and agreed to put it somewhere more secure. The bears were chased into a wooded area.
   At 1:19 a.m. police advised four people causing a disturbance at the fishermen's wall that it was past the closing hours of the wall.
   At 1:42 a.m. two bears wre reported trying to get into trash and circling the area on Lance Drive, a resident said.
   At 1:45 a.m. a resident called 911 to report bears on Lance Drive.
   At 2:36 a.m. police checked on a man outside a restaurant who turned out to be working on the doors.
   Emergency Calls
   The Sitka Fire Department dispatched ambulances at 12:20, 2:36, 5:20 and 9:10 p.m. Wednesday and 2:10 a.m. today.
   Coast Guard
   A helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacked a 46-year-old woman early this morning from Angoon to Sitka.

I'm headed outside for some sun! Finally! :) Hope the beach will be bear free, but just in case, my bear spray will definitely be with me.


Pete/Heidi said...

Wow - animals are certainly in the police blotters! :) Hope all is well in AK!

Pietila Family said...

Wow. There are way too many bears there. It's especially nerve wracking when the bears start getting so used to people. I told Bradley that maybe we ought to plan a fishing/bear hunting trip there in the spring...
On a different note - the Sitka police blotter cracks me up! I remember it to be more funny than the comics. : )