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Monday, Jan. 29


UPD alcohol intervention misses the party

6:21 p.m. – A housing staff member called to request that an officer stand by for safety reasons as they contacted a woman who was under the age of 21 and believed to have open containers of alcohol in her room. Two officers responded and attempted to make contact, but the woman was not in her room.

Tuesday, Jan. 30


Fire alarm lets student know the tea is done

10:16 p.m. – The Fire Monitoring System showed an active fire alarm at the MAC 5 housing building. Two officers responded as well as the Anchorage Fire Department to investigate. Upon arrival the officers determined the cause of the alarm was an unattended teapot on a stove. AFD reset the alarm system. An actual fire had not occurred.


Wednesday, Jan. 31


Forgetful mother leaves keys and kid in car

8:41 a.m. – A staff member called and reported that she had locked her keys and her child inside her car parked in front of the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. An officer responded, while the driver contacted a relative to bring a spare set of keys from home.


Thursday, Feb. 1

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Multiple offender tries to run, but can’t hide

3:29 a.m. – While on Northern Lights near Bragaw Street, two officers observed a vehicle operating without taillights and with expired registration. The driver attempted to elude the officers, but they successfully pulled over the vehicle. The driver was arrested and transported to UPD for processing, then taken to a magistrate and remanded to the 4th Avenue jail. The subject was charged with felony driving under the influence of alcohol, felony refusal to submit to a Breathalyzer test, driving with a revoked license, reckless endangerment and eluding police. The passenger was issued a summons to appear for underage drinking and released at the scene. The passenger left in a cab. American Towing impounded the vehicle.

Wide-open auto hoped to be taken by owner
11:25 a.m. – A student came to UPD and reported a vehicle parked in the West parking lot with the door open and no one in the area. An officer responded and checked the area, but the vehicle was gone on arrival.


UAA laptop runaways on the rise for 2007

11:29 a.m. – A staff member called to report that a laptop computer had been stolen from the Administration and Humanities Building. An officer responded and is investigating.


Friday, Feb. 2

Banging noise gives way to sound of citation
12:44 a.m. – A housing resident called to report a loud banging noise in Templewood Apartment 7. A resident adviser confirmed the disturbance, and an officer responded to investigate. Several subjects were issued citations for underage drinking.

Roadkill soup ingredients under investigation
1:15 p.m. – A student called and reported several dead animals in the back of a pickup truck in the Birch parking lot. An officer responded and alerted the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Fish and Game responded and is investigating.


Schoolyard escapists foiled while fleeing

2:38 p.m. – While on patrol in the West parking lot, an officer observed four juveniles jump the fence at Wendler Middle School and run through the North parking lot. Two officers caught the kids at the King Career Center. They were turned over to Wendler security.


Saturday, Feb. 3


Slippery parking-lot plunge fractures foot

4:34 a.m. – The snow removal supervisor called to report a suspicious male sitting down in the East parking lot. Two officers responded and contacted the man, who had suffered a foot injury. The officers transported the individual to a local hospital for treatment.


UPD officers arrest possible car thief

9:15 a.m. – The East Hall resident adviser called to report that a suspicious man was looking through vehicles in the Cottonwood parking lot. Two officers responded and arrested the subject for criminal trespass. The defendant was issued a summons to appear in court and released.