Unalaska police blotter

Drunk Disturbance –Security Officers requested assistance with an intoxicated man. Officers determined the man had a room at a local hotel, but did not know how to get back there.  Security Officers transported the man to the facility.

Animal – Dead fox in roadway.

Assistance Rendered – Caller found seal bombs while cleaning an unused room in his house, and turned them over to UDPS for disposal.

Assistance Rendered - Officers responded to an apartment complex from which an alarm was emanating. The complex manager advised that a tenant had burned breakfast but that no emergency existed.

Drunk Disturbance – Officers contacted a vomit-spattered man who was measuring the sidewalk upside down. After expressing his embarrassment and telling officers where he wished to go, he staggered to a taxi and left the area without incident.

Unsecured Premise – Out of town homeowner heard that a window to his house was open. An officer confirmed that this was so. Officers contacted the caretaker of the residence about the problem. 

Assistance Rendered – Callers reported hearing what sounded like the tsunami siren in the area of the Small Boat Harbor. Officers responded but heard neither the tsunami siren nor other similar noises.  The sound heard was believed to have been the high wind siren on the local cranes.


Read further highlights from the police log of the Unalaska Department of Public Safety via KUCB. 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 read 'round the world" (Los Angeles Times, Feb. 5, 2009)