Law & Order: August 2 2019

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-19-19 thru 7-25-19. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

JULY 19, Friday:  9:15 a.m. Caller reported a fight on Council Ave. An officer responded and was unable to locate any individuals in the area.

JULY 20, Saturday: 6:00 a.m. Caller reported an intoxicated man walking down the sidewalk and stumbling into the street.  An officer responded to the area but was unable to locate the individual. 8:16 a.m. Caller reported someone shooting off fireworks in the harbor.  An officer responded and located the party and gave them a verbal warning. 9:06 p.m. Caller requested an ambulance.  The ambulance responded and transported the patient to the hospital.

JULY 21, Sunday:  11:30 a.m. Caller reported finding drug paraphernalia. An officer responded and confiscated the paraphernalia and arrested Paulito Lastimosa, age 50 of Kodiak Alaska, for a warrant.

JULY 22, Monday:  4:51 p.m. Caller reported an intoxicated male walking in the road.  An officer responded and located the person walking safely on the side of the road. 5:13 p.m. Caller reported hearing an explosion followed by smoke.  AN officer responded and found that a large diesel engine had backfired, and no explosion had occurred. 9:11 p.m. Caller reported a red truck with a black door driving recklessly around the harbor.  An officer responded but was unable to locate the vehicle. 

JULY 23, Tuesday: 7:23 a.m. Caller reported they where choked during an argument.  An officer responded and arrested Justin James, age 24 of Cordova Alaska, for Assault. 9:00 p.m. Caller reported a male entered their business and went into the women’s bathroom and would like them removed. An officer responded and removed the individual without incident. 9:46 a.m. Caller reported 2 individuals walking around town with open contains of alcohol. An officer responded but was unable to locate the suspects.


JULY 24, Wednesday: 12:30 a.m. Caller reported people in the high school dugout where drinking and being loud.  An officer responded and dispended the party.

JULY 25, Thursday:  12:54 a.m. Caller reported a fight happening near the docks.  An officer responded but where unable to locate any suspects or victims.  The group disbanded with no further incident.  6:43 a.m. Caller reported they were being harassed by a customer over the price of food. An officer responded and asked the individuals to leave. 11:03 a.m. Caller reported an intoxicated employee was trying to fight other employees.  An officer responded and arrested David Gump, age 18 of Hooper Bay Alaska, for disorderly conduct and minor consuming alcohol.

DMV HOURS:  Tuesday – Thurs from 8am to 3:30pm unless otherwise posted. DMV has moved to 602 Railroad Ave.  Payments now accepted for dog licenses, ATV/snow machine registrations, citations.