Sunday, May 4
MAC residents try to cover damage
9:38 p.m. – A housing staff member alerted UPD that some residents of MAC 4 were throwing things off the back stairwell. An officer responded, and it was determined that the residents had destroyed university property and were trying to dispose of the remnants by throwing them into the creek.
Wednesday, May 7
Elevator phantom calls
10:42 a.m. – The ANSEP building elevator phone called UPD, but no one was on the line. An officer responded and found no one in the vicinity.
Fire alarm malfunctions
7:20 p.m. – UPD was alerted that the fire alarm was signaling inside the aviation complex. An officer, Anchorage Fire Department and maintenance all responded to investigate. No known cause activated the alarm, which was reset.
Vehicle operating with expired license
11:05 p.m. — While on patrol, an officer noted a vehicle operating without headlights. The driver was cited for the violation, as well as for having an expired driver’s license.
Thursday, May 8
Moose visits day care
6:48 a.m. – A staff member called to report a moose near the Tanaina Child Development Center. An officer responded to monitor the moose until it moved into the trees.
Sometimes, moose just want a good book
12:32 p.m. – A moose was reported loitering near the main entrance to the Consortium Library. An officer monitored it until it moved into a wooded area.
Friday, May 9
Sneaky moose at Tanaina again
9:38 a.m. — A staff member noticed a moose near Tanaina. An officer responded, but the animal was gone on arrival. It is unknown whether she wanted to drop her calf off at the day care, or if she was just eating some tasty twigs.
Vehicle takes handicapped spot without permit
7:48 p.m. — An officer issued a citation for a vehicle’s violation of parking in a handicapped zone without a proper placard.
Broken taillights lead to minors with alcohol
11:57 p.m. — At Lake Otis Parkway and West Campus Drive, two patrolling officers noticed a vehicle operating without taillights. The driver was operating the car with a provisional license, and an unopened container of alcohol was also found in the back. None of the occupants were over 21; the alcohol was seized and destroyed. The driver was issued a summons to appear for driving in violation of a provisional license.
Saturday, May 10
Assault victim flees ambulance
11:17 p.m. – While en route to the hospital, an assault victim became hostile toward medics and departed the ambulance while it was still moving. UPD responded and located the individual, who was taken into protective custody by APD for evaluation.