Unalaska police blotter

DUI – Caller reported a possibly intoxicated driver. Officers learned, prior to contacting the suspect driver, that the suspect vehicle was driven by a young woman whose father was teaching her to drive. The father-daughter team was given some advice on safe locations at which to learn vehicle-handling basics.

Theft – Another item, this one an iPhone, was turned in to UDPS after the owner realized she had purchased it from a man recently charged with stealing a laptop computer from incoming mail and package shipments. Under investigation.

Drunk Disturbance – Officer spoke with two men who were having difficulty communicating amicably with one another, and determined that no crime had yet occurred. The two men subsequently departed the area.

Assistance Rendered – Officers spoke with an estranged wife who was incensed that her husband was allowing another woman to live in a house and drive a vehicle legally controlled by both the husband and wife. The wife insinuated there might be negative repercussions if the other woman were still present when the wife returns. The officer advised the wife against this course of action. 


Read further highlights from the police log of the Unalaska Department of Public Safety via the Dutch Harbor Telegraph. For background on the UDPS police blotter, see "Unalaska police blotter makes for great Alaska literature" (KTUU, Feb. 16, 2012) and "Dutch Harbor: The police blotter heard 'round the world" (Los Angeles Times, Feb. 5, 2009)