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The Public Safety Report is compiled from numerous sources, both official and unofficial, including police, fire, and EMS dispatches, press releases, official reports, court documents, interviews, and other sources.

In the case of criminal charges, individuals arrested or charged are presumed innocent unless convicted in a court of law.

 

Traffic Concerns and Citations

A verbal warning was issued on July 2 at 9:09 p.m. near Mile Two Seward Highway for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 3 at 3:50 a.m. near Exit Glacier Road and the Seward Highway for a broken and obstructed windshield.

A verbal warning was issued on July 3 at 11:24 a.m. near Seward Highway and Port Avenue for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 3 at 9:53 p.m. near Seward Highway and Sea Lion Drive for headlight requirement and no front plate.

Nikolas Pahno was issued a citation on July 3 at 10:02 p.m. near the Safeway parking lot for expired registration. Verbal warnings given for tail light requirements and no front license plate.

Andrea Jacuk was issued a citation on July 3 at 10:40 p.m. near Seward Highway and South Harbor Street for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 3 at 11:05 p.m. near Third Avenue and D Street for driving with parking lights only.

On July 3 at 11:06 p.m. a caller reported seeing a drunk driver that was near a campsite in the waterfront campground that initially was parked and then started driving. Officers arrested Michael Mandregan for Driving Under the Influence near the waterfront campground and transported him to Seward Community Jail. The vehicle was impounded.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 12:34 a.m. near Seward Highway and Sea Lion Avenue for headlight requirements and failure to carry license.

Douglas Guay was issued a citation on July 4 at 1:17 a.m. near Third Avenue and Van Buren Street for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 1:31 a.m. near Third Avenue and Washington Street for driving on a closed road.

Jaina Willahan was issued a citation on July 4 at 1:43 a.m. near Third Avenue and D Street for speed.

Nathalia Mangru was issued a citation on July 4 at 2:38 a.m. near Seward Highway and Hemlock Street for speed.

An officer stopped a vehicle on July 4 at 3:08 a.m. near Railroad Ave and Lowell Point Road on an investigative stop.

Verbal warnings were issued on July 4 at 4:02 a.m. near South Harbor Street for failure to maintain lane and turning without a signal.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 4:19 a.m. near Airport Road and Seward Highway for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 8:39 a.m. near Seward Highway and Coolidge Drive for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 8:50 a.m. near Seward Highway and Coolidge Drive for speed.

Verbal warnings were issued on July 4 at 3:35 p.m. near Airport Road and Seward Highway for no driver’s license while operating a motorbike and for not wearing a helmet as a passenger on a motorcycle.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 4:35 p.m. near Hemlock Avenue and Seward Highway for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 7:46 p.m. near Third Avenue and South Harbor Street for unauthorized lights on vehicle.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 10:59 p.m. near Seward Highway and North Harbor Street for driving with lights off.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 11:45 p.m. near Mile One Seward Highway for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 4 at 11:47 p.m. near First Avenue and Monroe Street for headlight requirement.

James Timotiwu was issued a citation on July 5 at 12:23 a.m. near Third Avenue and Van Buren Street for speed.

Yi Liu was issued a citation on July 5 at 11:34 a.m. near B Street and Third Avenue for speed.

Verbal warnings were issued on July 5 at 3:19 p.m. near Airport Road and Seward Highway for no visible front license plate and expired registration.

Verbal warnings were issued on July 5 at 3:34 p.m. near Hemlock Avenue and Seward Highway for no visible front license plate and speed.

Verbal warnings were issued on July 5 at 3:40 p.m. near Mile 2 Seward Highway for no visible front license plate, speed, expired registration and an open container in the back.

A caller advised of a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident on July 5 at 4:51 p.m. near Third Avenue and Van Buren Street with no injuries. A tow truck was requested to the scene. Officers responded and issued a citation to Karl Pfeirrenberger for failure to yield.

A verbal warning was issued on July 5:59 p.m. near Bear Drive and Seward Highway for passing on the right.

Brandon Deane was issued a citation on July 5 at 11:46 p.m. near Mile 1 Seward Highway for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 5 at 11:56 p.m. near Seward Highway and Sea Lion Drive for inoperable tail lights on his trailer.

A verbal warning was issued on July 6 at 12:04 a.m. near Fourth Avenue and North Harbor Streets for headlight requirement.

A verbal warning was issued on July 6 at 12:28 a.m. near Seward Highway for taillight requirements.

A verbal warning was issued on July 6 at 12:38 a.m. near Seward Highway and Dairy Hill for headlight requirements after dark.

Andrew Trout was issued a citation on July 6 at 1:30 a.m. near Chevron for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 6 at 6:46 a.m. near Third Avenue and Van Buren Street for speed.

Shankar Srinivasan was issued a citation on July 6 at 10:46 p.m. near Seward Highway and North Harbor Street for speed.

A verbal warning was issued on July 6 at 11:15 p.m. near Third Avenue and Monroe Road for driving with headlights off within 30 minutes of dusk.

Kushagra Khandelwal was issued a citation on July 8 at 7:22 a.m. near Fourth Avenue and C Street for speed.

Steven Shuda was issued citations on July 8 at 3:18 p.m. near Airport Road and Seward Highway for driving with a suspended license, operating a vehicle with expired registration and no proof of insurance. Officers had the vehicle impounded.

A verbal warning was issued on July 9 at 7:10 a.m. near Third Avenue and Van Buren Street for speed and failure to maintain lane.

Medical Calls

An ambulance was requested to near Bear Lake Road and Wissamickon Drive on July 2 at 12:09 p.m.

An ambulance was requested to the corner of Third Avenue and Adams Street on July 4 at 4:06 p.m.

An ambulance was requested near Fourth Avenue and Jefferson Street on July 4 at 4:29 p.m.

An ambulance was dispatched to the Farm B&B. Patient was transported to Providence Seward Medical Center on July 4 at 11:38 p.m.

An ambulance was dispatched to Resurrection campground on July 5 at 1:49 a.m.

An ambulance was dispatched to Bayview Trailer Park on July 5 at 7:13 a.m.

An ambulance was requested to B-Dock on July 6 at 4:30 p.m.

An ambulance was dispatched to cruise ship dock on July 8 at 7:55 a.m.

911 Misdial

A 911 misdial was received on July 2 at 10:33 a.m. from near Fourth Avenue and Jefferson Street.

A 911 misdial was received on July 2 at 12:07 p.m. from near Fourth Avenue and Adams Street.

A 911 open line was received on July 2 at 7:31 p.m. from near North Harbor Street and Third Avenue.

A 911 open line was received on July 3 at 8:48 a.m. from the SMIC area.

A 911 abandoned call was received on July 3 at 11:01 a.m. from near Seward Highway and Coolidge Drive.

A 911 open line was received on July 4 at 12:47 p.m. from the harbor near X-Float.

A 911 open line was received on July 4 at 2:34 p.m. from near Adams Street and Ballaine Boulevard.

A 911 open line was received on July 4 at 3:28 p.m. from near Ballaine Boulevard and Monroe Street.

A 911 hang up was received on July 5 at 1:53 a.m. from Resurrection South.

A 911 open line was received on July 5 at 1:03 p.m. from near the Airport.

A 911 abandoned call was received on July 5 at 1:38 p.m. from the Alice Campground.

A 911 abandoned call was received on July 7 at 8:39 a.m. from Providence Seward Medical Center Emergency Department.

A 911 open line was received on July 7 at 10:54 a.m. from near Aspen Lane and Seward Highway.

A 911 misdial was received on July 7 at 7:43 p.m. from near the Alice Campground area.

A 911 hang up was received on July 7 at 11:08 p.m. from the Forest Acres area.

A 911 open line was received on July 8 at 8:50 a.m. from near Third Avenue and North Harbor Street.

A 911 open line was received on July 8 at 11:33 a.m. from near Fourth Avenue and Adams Street.

Earthquake Reports

National Tsunami Warning Center reported a 4.1 magnitude earthquake 130 miles Southwest of Kotzebue and 100 miles Northwest of Nome on July 2 at 5:13 p.m. No tsunami warning was issued.

National Tsunami Warning Center reported a 4.6 magnitude earthquake 50 miles North of Homer and 75 miles Southwest of Anchorage on July 3 at 2:29 p.m. No tsunami warning was issued.

National Tsunami Warning Center reported that a 7.1 earthquake occurred 60 miles East of Bakersfield, CA on July 5 at 7:20 p.m. No tsunami warning was issued.

National Tsunami Warning Center reported a 4.6 magnitude earthquake 150 miles Southeast of Kodiak City on July 6 at 8:04 a.m. No tsunami warning was issued.

National Tsunami Warning Center reported a 4.1 earthquake occurred 120 miles SW of Kodiak on July 8 at 12:44 a.m. No tsunami warning was issued.

Miscellaneous

On July 2 around 12:25 p.m. multiple calls were received about a dog left in a vehicle in the Sacred Heart Cathedral parking lot. Animal Control and Police responded and let the dog out of the vehicle and brought the animal to the shelter for safe keeping.

On July 2 at 7:39 p.m. a caller advised that there was an intoxicated individual yelling at people near Third Avenue and Washington Street. Officers responded and placed the individual in protective custody.

On July 3 at 9:22 a.m. a caller advised that there was a woman harassing people for money and looked questionable around the shower house located in the Resurrection South Campground. An officer responded and made contact with the female and advised her to move along. No further action was taken.

On July 3 at 10:41 a.m. a caller advised that Patrick Williams was trespassing at the Bayside Apartments and requested an officer remove him from the property. An officer responded and Williams had already left the area.

On July 3 at 11:10 a.m. a caller advised that there was an individual in front of the Alaska Shop talking to himself and swearing at customers.

On July 3 at 1:05 p.m. a caller advised that there was a woman passed out in the middle bathroom stall of the public restrooms at Fourth Avenue and Adams Street.

On July 3 at 3:30 p.m. a caller advised that he was the victim of an assault and wanted to make a report. An officer responded to take report.

On July 3 at 5:06 p.m. a caller advised that there was an incredibly intoxicated man in the alley by the Church near Fifth and Jefferson.

On July 3 at 5:37 p.m. a caller advised that her tent was missing from the Tent Area near the pavilion on Ballaine Boulevard and her space ticket was gone as well. Officers responded to take the report. Parks and Recreation also notified.

On July 4 at 12:57 a.m. the bartender at the Ale House advised he had trespassed Patrick Williams indefinitely.

On July 4 at 2:38 a.m. an officer provided transportation from the Harbor Masters office to Pacific Park Apartments for a female and a male.

On July 4 at 3:15 a.m. officers arrested Tate Kenton Goldsberry near Third Avenue and Adams Street for Assault 4 and remanded him to Seward Community Jail. SeaView obtained lodging for the victim for the night and officer transported her to lodgings.

On July 4 at 7:51 a.m. a caller advised that people were illegally camping at the high school. An officer advised three persons that camping was not permitted on school grounds. The people agreed to leave the area.

On July 4 at 12:32 p.m. a caller advised that there was an intoxicated female lying on the sidewalk outside of Starbird Studios. An officer furnished transport to the individual’s place of residence.

On July 4 at 5:14 p.m. a caller advised that there was a missing child from the Waterfront Playground. An officer was enroute when the child was found safe at the Resurrection Campground.

On July 4 at 11:05 p.m. an officer was requested to Forest Acres to deal with a noise complaint after the individuals refused to quiet down for the campground host. An officer made contact with three individuals who agreed to leave.

On July 5 at 7:43 a.m. a caller advised of illegal campers in the cemetery. An officer contacted a male and advised him to leave.

On July 5 at 8:01 a.m. illegal campers were seen by patrol near Sea Lion Drive and Dimond Boulevard. An officer contacted a male and advised him to leave.

On July 5 at 1:03 p.m. Providence Seward Medical Center requested an officer for a combative patient in the Emergency Department.

On July 5 at 7:41 p.m. Providence Seward Medical Center staff requested an officer to the emergency room to secure a gun that a suicidal patient had in his vehicle. Officers placed the gun into safe keeping.

On July 5 at 9:32 p.m. a juvenile reported that she just had an altercation with her mother and left the home. Officers met with the juvenile and spoke with the mom. A decision was made not to arrest.

On July 6 at 12:51 a.m. a caller requested a welfare check on a male living in a bus behind Fifth Avenue. An officer made contact with the individual and determined he was okay.

On July 6 at 1:51 a.m. Troopers requested an agency assist at Millers Landing office for a male causing a disturbance.

On July 6 at 2:54 a.m. an officer spoke with Thomas Coon-Lucero who was walking in the center lane trying to hitch a ride. Coon was given a warning to stay out of the roadway and use the walkway. At 3:15 a.m. three officers spoke with Thomas Coon-Lucero near Third Avenue and D Street. Officers arrested him for disorderly conduct for endangering himself and others by walking in the roadway after being told to use the sidewalk.

On July 6 at 5:16 p.m. an officer spoke with a caller regarding harassing text messages.

On July 7 at 12:13 p.m. Providence Seward Medical Center requested an officer assist with locating a patient who had walked off with medical equipment. An officer responded and found the patient had returned home and the equipment had been left at the hospital.

On July 7 at 5:08 p.m. Providence Seward Medical Center requested an officer be present in the Emergency Department due to a combative patient.

On July 7 at 8:47 p.m. Troopers requested an assist at Bay View Trailer Park for a disturbance.

On July 8 at 8:57 a.m. a caller advised that an individual came into Essential One, took food items and left on a bicycle without paying. A description was given to the officer.

On July 8 at 1:30 p.m. a caller advised that items were missing from his boat which had been at Rainbow Fiberglass. Sergeant took the report.

On July 8 at 6:44 p.m. a caller was concerned for her boyfriend who was expressing suicidal ideation following a civil issue. The caller was uncertain where her boyfriend was staying but gave a detailed description of his vehicle.

On July 8 at 9:31 p.m. a caller reported someone trying to break into the impound lot. Officers made contact with Steven Shuda and advised him he is criminally trespassed from the property indefinitely.

On July 9 at 1:11 a.m. Yukon Bar requested an officer for people with beer in their back packs drinking in front of the bar. An officer advised Adam Smith and Juan Serna of open container laws and told them no more bars for the night.

Security Checks

In addition to routine patrols, between July 2 and July 9, the Seward Police Department recorded 303 physical security checks of local businesses and other locations in Seward.