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Unalaska police blotter

Here are further highlights from the police log of the Unalaska Department of Public Safety. Read more from the log 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)

PC-Mental – A man who repeatedly asked officers to kill him and offered to sign a paper authorizing his own execution was taken into protective custody.

Trespass – Officers issued a 72-hour trespass advisement, per Unisea Security, to a disgruntled patron who had been removed from the doorman’s chair amidst much cursing, and had then proceeded to argue with people outside of the Harbor View Bar.

Animal – Caller reported the leg of a dead fox was protruding from a snow berm. Alaska State Troopers were notified.

Ambulance Request – EMS personnel provided care and transport for a man who had been struck in the back with a 35-kg block of frozen fish.

Assistance Rendered – An officer responded to the PCR regarding a report of smoke emanating from the building.  The officer determined that the smoke was coming from a chimney in the Burma Road Chapel.

Assistance Rendered - An officer responded to the PCR regarding a report of smoke emanating from the building.  The officer again determined that the smoke was coming from a chimney in the Burma Road Chapel.

Assault – Faatoia Laulu, 36 yoa, of Oregon, was arrested after a coworker reported that Laulu had punched him in the face and stomach.  Laulu denied hitting the man but did admit to shoving him after the man insulted his culture.

Disorderly Conduct – Officers responded to Icicle Seafoods regarding a recently terminated employee who was expressing his displeasure with the situation by throwing things about and kicking walls. After officers arrived, the man collected his belongings and left the vessel without further ado.

Animal – Two police officers and the ACO chased a small vulpine dog that was frolicking in traffic, from East Broadway to Dutton to Jack London Drive, where it eventually fled to the confines of its own home.  The owner was cited. 

Suspicious Person/Activity – Officer observed someone who fit the description of a man previously trespassed from Unisea property, walking on the docks at Unisea.  The man hid his face and then hid on board a vessel tied to the dock.  With the vessel captain’s assistance, the officer learned the unidentified man was part of the vessel crew and had been hiding because he was not supposed to be drinking.

Suspicious Person/Activity – Drunken caller in Florida reported that her husband, in Unalaska, had threatened to kill her. She reported as well that her husband had tried to hit her 19 years earlier, but had instead hit their daughter.  An officer asked the woman to phone with more information when she is sober.

 



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