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Sunday, Feb. 4

Joys of alcohol overwhelm new drinker

2:21 a.m. – The resident coordinator called to report that an intoxicated person was sick in the West Hall dormitory. Three officers responded along with the Anchorage Fire Department. AFD transported the subject to a local hospital for treatment. UPD issued two tickets for underage drinking.

Woman says goodbye hospital, hello jail

8:56 p.m. – UPD received several calls about a woman falling down in the snow at the intersection of Providence Drive and Bragaw Street. Two officers responded and determined the woman was intoxicated and had wandered away from Providence Alaska Medical Center. One of the officers transported the woman back to Providence Hospital and then to the Anchorage Jail, where she was remanded.


Monday, Feb. 5

Poor parking garage breaks arm again

1:26 p.m. – A staff member called to report that the parking garage entry-control arm had been damaged. An officer responded and is investigating. Damages are estimated at $975.

Tuesday, Feb. 6

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Treacherous stairs cause student tumble

11:18 a.m. – An individual notified UPD that a student had fallen on the stairs at the Eugene Short Hall. An officer responded, but the student said they would seek their own medical treatment. The officer transported the student to their vehicle in a nearby parking lot.

Property predator snatchs student’s stuff

11:54 a.m. – A student came to UPD to report the theft of personal items from a lab in the Allied Health Sciences Building. An officer responded and is investigating. Estimated loss is $300.

Snow shortcut ends in long explanation

11:25 p.m. – While patrolling the west side of campus, an officer noticed a suspicious person climb over the snowbank from the King Career Center parking lot. The officer contacted the person, who explained that they were only taking a shortcut through the area.


Wednesday, Feb. 7

Campus arguers told to take it elsewhere

1:43 p.m. – A student called to report that four people were having an argument in the Administration and Humanities Building parking lot. Two officers responded, determined the people were not students and requested them to leave campus.

Tight parking spot too close for comfort

5:36 p.m. – A student came to UPD to request assistance in accessing their vehicle as another vehicle was parked too close. An officer responded and provided the service.

Thursday, Feb. 8

Officers chase off evil magazine pushers

12:25 p.m. – A housing staff member called to report that solicitors were selling magazines in the MAC housing area. An officer responded and checked the area but could not locate the solicitors.

Parking officers find bogus handicapped

3:57 p.m. – Parking called to report the misuse of a handicapped placard. Parking call team officers were in contact with an individual in a handicapped space with a placard that did not belong to them. An officer responded and confiscated the placard.

Car battery pronounced dead on arrival

8:27 p.m. – A student called to request a jump-start, as their vehicle battery was dead. Two officers responded, but they were unable to start the vehicle. An officer then provided a courtesy transport to an off-campus location.

Stolen car may have just been misplaced

8:27 p.m. – A staff member called to report that their vehicle had been stolen from the North parking lot. An officer responded and helped locate the vehicle, which was parked in the lot.


Friday, Feb. 9

UPD investigates case of fire and rice

4:30 p.m. – The fire monitoring system indicated a fire alarm in the MAC 4 housing building. An officer and the Anchorage Fire Department responded. The cause was determined to be burning rice on the stove.