Sunday, March 18
Unauthorized borrower causes theft scare
12:48 a.m. – An individual called reporting that her vehicle had been taken from in front of the East Hall dormitory. Four officers responded to check the area, but the caller quickly called back to notify UPD that a friend had taken the vehicle.
Confused drunk overcome by exit alarms
1:54 a.m. – The West Hall resident adviser called to report that a highly intoxicated man in the lobby was setting off the exit alarms. Three officers responded and determined that the subject was underage and in violation of minor consuming alcohol. The officers issued the subject a citation for the offense and transported him to Community Service Patrol’s sleep-off center.
Minor braves weather to receive citation
4:14 a.m. – While on Lake Otis Parkway and 36th Avenue, an officer observed a man dressed in insufficient clothing for the weather conditions. The officer contacted the subject and determined that he was in violation of minor consuming alcohol. The officer issued the subject a citation and transported him to his residence.
Monday, March 19
UPD investigators whip out fingerprinting kit
4:03 p.m. – An individual came to UPD to request that an officer provide fingerprint service. An officer responded and provided the service.
Tuesday, March 20
Parking-lot skiers sent home with a warning
8:12 p.m. – While patrolling the east campus central parking lot, an officer observed several people being pulled on skis behind a vehicle and jumping through several blue art structures. An officer gave the skiers a verbal warning for the infraction, and they immediately left campus.
Wednesday, March 21
Colored headlights signal UPD to pothead
8:12 p.m. – While on patrol at Sharon Gagnon Lane, an officer observed a vehicle being operated with unauthorized colored lights in the front. The officer pulled over the vehicle and issued the driver a citation for the violation. The officer detected the odor of marijuana in the vehicle. The officer then obtained a telephonic search warrant and searched the vehicle. Evidence of misconduct involving a controlled substance was seized, and investigation continues.
Friday, March 23
Defective taillights give away drunken driver
12:03 a.m. – While on patrol at Sharon Gagnon Lane, an officer observed a vehicle operating with a defective taillight. The officer pulled over the vehicle and gave the driver a citation for the violation and a citation for driving with an expired license. Investigation revealed the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and remanded to the Anchorage jail. The passenger in the vehicle was issued a summons to appear for underage drinking and released at the scene. The vehicle was impounded, and a tow truck was called to remove the vehicle.
Hit and run fails to go unnoticed by UAA staff
1:33 p.m. – A staff member called to report that they had observed a vehicle crash into another parked vehicle at the housing commons parking lot and then immediately drive away. The staff member gave the license plate numbers to UPD, and an officer responded to investigate. Estimated damage is $500.
Mixed up emergency phone calls for help
8:12 p.m. – UPD received a call from the emergency phone in the Beatrice McDonald Hall. An officer responded to the phone’s location, but the caller was gone and no one was in the area. It was determined that the phone calls were the result of a technical issue, and Information Technology Services was contacted to resolve the issue.
Saturday, March 24
Locker-room fountain routine ends in mess
10:24 a.m. – A staff member called and reported that several urinals were overflowing in the men’s locker room of the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. UAA maintenance was notified, and they responded to correct the problem.