22 March 2018

Unalaska Police Blotter: "Repeated Displays of Machismo"

Assault - Officers investigating an assault determined that [a man], 18 yoa, had grabbed a 6-8” diameter rock and struck another man on the head after the victim allegedly made a snide comment about [the man’s] parentage. [He] was arrested for Assault III.

Harassment – A man called on his sister-in-law’s behalf, explaining that she had received numerous harassing text messages from her nephew’s wife and wanted the communication to cease. An officer called the nephew’s wife and told her to stop.

Assistance Rendered – Woman asked officers to tell her estranged husband to quit interrupting her phone calls to their minor son, who was supposed to move to his mother’s home in Arizona. An officer provided the woman with information on how best to resolve their custody situation.

Disorderly Conduct – An intoxicated man, who believed his roommate was not keeping their stateroom as clean as required by their captain, moved his roommate’s belongings into a common area and then threw a tantrum when he was chastised about his behavior. The captain, who did not wish to fire the inebriate, determined that a time-out was in order and arranged for the inebriate to stay elsewhere for the night.

Traffic Roads – Officer advised three men who were using a fishing buoy to play soccer in the roadway that though flat ground is a rare commodity in this community, the roadway does not constitute a viable option.

Assistance Rendered – Officer stopped a speeding driver and learned she was on her way to help an intoxicated friend who had cut himself while preparing food. She was unclear about the extent of the man’s injuries. The officer responded to the residence and found that the inebriated and impolite man had already bandaged his wounded digit. The inebriate used language that made it quite clear that the officer was most unwelcome at his residence.

Fire Safety – Caller reported yellow fluid leaking from a bulk liquids trailer. Fire Officers contacted a responsible party and learned that the fluid was simply fish oil. The responsible party agreed to clean the accumulated fluid.

Suspicious Person/Activity – Business owner requested police assistance with a customer who believed he had purchased a faulty product and whose behavior was disruptive. The customer left after an officer provided him with information about how to properly activate his new equipment.

Drunk Disturbance – One of several would-be airline passengers who were denied boarding due their level of intoxication became aggressive with airline personnel and was advised not to enter or remain on any licensed premises this night.

Harassment – Driver One complained that Driver Two had stopped in the middle of the roadway and made threatening statements to him. Driver Two claimed that the Driver One and his passengers had cut him off and had then jeered and made rude gestures at him when he yelled at them. Both drivers were advised to behave like responsible adults.

Criminal Mischief – Two drunken crewman who had already been asked to leave the Harbor View Bar due to their inimical behavior returned to their vessel and engaged in repeated displays of machismo, strewing one another’s belongings about a stateroom, punching one another, breaking sunglasses and agreeing to meet on the dock for a duel to settle their differences. Neither man wished to pursue charges against the other. The captain of the vessel agreed to deal with his two model employees in the morning, but was perturbed that neither of them would be spending the night in jail.


Suz said...

Hubby likes to watch Live PD on Friday and Saturday nights. Many of the things you see there are similar to these here. I just shake my head over all of it...some folks kids!!

Rev. Paul said...

Agreed, Suz. People are people, the world over. :)