Saturday, July 30
• A 34-year-old female was issued an AUC by
Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing for salmon during a closed period.
Friday, Aug. 12
• A 51-year-old resident of Kodiak was issued an AUC by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial salmon fishing during a closed period.
Saturday, Aug. 13
• At 12:30 p.m. a 43-year-old female of Kodiak was issued an AUC for subsistence fishing for dungeness crab with pots in Womans Bay that did not have a bio escape mechanism. Bail was set at $110.
Tuesday, Aug. 16
• At approximately 2:30 p.m. AST Kodiak was notified by USCG Air Station Kodiak of a stranded hunter reportedly stuck on a cliff on, or in the vicinity of, Barometer Mountain. The hunter was a 25-year-old male of Highland, Utah. AST notified Kodiak Island Search and Rescue (KISAR), which quickly assembled a team. The KISAR team was put on the mountain by a USCG helicopter. Shortly thereafter he was located and hoisted off the cliff without incident and transported to the USCG Air Station arriving in good health.
• At 4:45 p.m. a 56-year-old male of Kodiak was issued two AUCs for two subsistence fishing violations. On Aug. 11 he was subsistence fishing for dungeness crab with crab pots in Womans Bay that did not have a bio escape mechanism and did not have gear identification on them. Investigation found him to be the owner of the pots. Bail was set at $110 for each offense.
• At approximately 5:15 p.m. motorists in Kodiak reported a fully loaded logging truck had overturned on Rezanof Drive near Mile 14.5. AST responded to the scene and determined that a 2000 Kenworth semi pulling a loaded logging trailer, driven by a 38-year-old Kodiak resident, was northbound near Mile 14.5 of Rezanof Drive when the driver lost control, collided with the guardrail and overturned. He was wearing his safety belt and sustained minor injuries. Damage to the semi is estimated at $5,000 and damaged to the guardrail is estimated at $5,000.
• At approximately 7:08 p.m. a 20-year-old male of Kodiak operating a 1991 Dodge van was contacted on the Chiniak Highway near Anton Larsen road in Kodiak after he was observed to pull off to the side of the roadway with mechanical problems. A records check revealed he was driving with an instructional permit and he did not have a licensed driver with him. He was issued a summons for driving in violation of an instructional permit and ordered to appear for a future mandatory court appearance. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.
Thursday, Aug. 18
• At 3:50 a.m. AST responded to milepost 15.5 Chiniak highway on Kodiak Island for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that a 1990 Toyota pickup truck driven by a 21-year-old male of Kodiak was operating late at night during a heavy downpour and fog, when the driver lost control on standing water and hit a guard rail resulting in a total loss of the vehicle. The vehicle was also noted to have tires with little tread and the defroster was not operable. The driver and the two passengers who were with him during the collision were wearing seat belts and were not injured.
• At 3:50 a.m. AST responded to milepost 14.5 Chiniak highway on Kodiak Island for a report of a motor vehicle crash with injury. Investigation revealed that a 2001 GMC pickup truck driven by a 30-year-old female of Kodiak was operating the vehicle late at night during a heavy downpour and fog. She was responding to her son’s motor vehicle collision that had occurred earlier, when she fell asleep and drove off the roadway resulting with minor damage to the vehicle, but she sustained a broken nose. She was responding from Kodiak city and the crash ended up one mile from her son’s crash site. She was wearing a safety belt. The vehicle was later towed to her residence.
• At 12:40 p.m. a 48-year-old male of Kodiak was issued an AUC for subsistence fishing for dungeness crab with an overlimit of crab gear. On Aug. 17 he was subsistence fishing for dungeness crab with seven crab pots in Womans Bay. Subsistence regulations only allow for five dungeness crab pots per person. He was given an arraignment date of Sept. 16 in Kodiak District Court.
• At 5:30 p.m. a 36-year-old male of Kodiak was issued a citation for subsistence fishing for dungeness crab with a crab pot in Woman’s Bay that did not have a bio escape mechanism. Bail was set at $110.
Friday, Aug. 19
• At approximately 2:23 p.m. Alaska State Troopers (AST) received a phone call from a 58-year-old male of Kodiak. He reported the Kodiak Bible Chapel on Island Lake Road had been vandalized. Investigation revealed a swastika had been spray-painted on an exterior wall. The vandalism occurred between 11 a.m. and 2:20 p.m. Aug. 19 and the damage is estimated between $50 and 100. Anyone with information about this crime should contact AST Kodiak Post at 486-4121.
Sunday, Aug. 21
• At approximately 9 a.m. Alaska State Troopers (AST) received a report a pickup truck had collided with a ditch on South Russian Creek Road in the Bells Flats area of Kodiak. AST investigation determined a 25-year-old was operating a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup when it collided with vegetation and phone junction box. The collision occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. Aug. 21. Investigation revealed the driver operated the Silverado in a negligent manner causing the collision and destroying the junction box. The Silverado incurred moderate body damage and the cost is unknown. The cost to repair the phone junction box has not yet been determined. Seat belts were worn and no injuries were reported. The driver was issued a citation for negligent driving.
Tuesday, Aug. 23
• At approximately 1:40 p.m. AST was notified by the City of Kodiak harbormaster’s office of an intoxicated male operating a 19-foot aluminum skiff who just left the harbor en route to Ouzinkie. AST responded to the area with a patrol skiff and searched for the vessel. The Ouzinkie VPSO was notified and at approximately 2:20 p.m. the VPSO observed the skiff entering the Ouzinkie boat harbor. A few minutes later AST arrived in the Ouzinkie boat harbor. The man was identified as a 47-year-old resident of Ouzinkie. After he failed sobriety tests he was arrested for DUI. He was transported back to Kodiak on the AST patrol skiff and remanded to the Kodiak jail with a set bail of $500.