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Sunday, June 10

Bicycle chicken brings UPD to the scene
4:27 a.m. – Anchorage Police Department called and requested university police check on two subjects on bicycles riding in traffic and playing chicken eastbound on Northern Lights Boulevard and UAA Drive. An officer responded and checked the area, but the subjects were gone on arrival.

Minor caught sleeping after drinking
8:52 a.m. – While patrolling Birch Lot, an officer observed an individual sleeping in a vehicle. The officer made contact and determined the subject had been drinking alcohol and was a minor. The officer arrested the subject, issued a summons to appear and escorted him from campus. The subject was released to a friend and left campus.

Thief steals from janitors
10:25 p.m.- While on patrol, an officer was flagged down by custodial staff, who reported that some of their items had been stolen. The officer is investigating. Estimated loss is $40.


Monday, June 11

Citizen flags officer for drug scoop
8:44 p.m. – While patrolling on Bragaw Street, an officer was flagged down by an individual reporting they found drugs in the area. The officer responded to investigate and retrieved the item, which was brought back to UPD for processing.

City police on UPD turf
11:58 p.m. – While on patrol, an officer observed Anchorage Police Department conducting a traffic stop on Alumni Loop. The officer contacted APD and assisted in the traffic stop.

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Tuesday, June 12

UPD almost called to APD turf
10:50 p.m. – APD called and requested a UPD officer respond to Sharon Gagnon Lane and Bragaw Street regarding a domestic violence complaint. An officer responded but the request was canceled by APD. The disturbance did not occur in the UPD area.


Wednesday, June 13

Possible cable-box tampering at housing
12:17 a.m. – A housing director called to report wires/cables exposed in a cable box on the east end of MAC 5. It is unknown if the cable box was tampered with. An officer responded, was unable to determine if there was tampering and requested maintenance to secure the boxes. The maintenance tech on call responded to resolve the problem. A message was left with housing maintenance.

Why you always use your parking break
6:48 p.m. – While patrolling the library lot, an officer observed two vehicles in an accident. Two officers responded and determine the first vehicle had slipped out of gear and rolled into the second vehicle. The vehicles were not occupied. No citations were issued.

Thursday, June 14

Staff member on nerves about fax
3:48 p.m. – A staff member called and reported receiving a harassing fax in her office at the Professional Studies Building. An officer responded and is investigating.

Youths have loud rivalry at playground
7:42 p.m. – An individual called to report a physical disturbance between several juveniles. An officer responded and determined it was only a verbal disturbance, and the incident occurred at the Lake Otis Elementary School playground. The juveniles were instructed to leave the area, and they complied.


Friday, June 15

Extra time doesn’t help procrastinator
1:35 p.m. – While patrolling on Spirit Way, an officer observed a vehicle with studded tires. The officer stopped the vehicle and issued the driver a citation for the infraction.

Seagull parents angry over chick’s death
7:04 p.m. – A citizen called to report seagulls diving at people to protect their chicks in the Administration and Humanities Building parking lot. An officer responded. A dead chick was removed from the area, which resolved the problem.