December 10
EMS transported a patient to Whitehorse to catch a medevac to Anchorage.

December 11
Dispatch tracked down the owner of a roaming dog that had been picked up by a concerned citizen.

December 13
Police checked on a car traffic accident on the Klondike Highway. Driver buried his vehicle in a snow bank near the Moore Creek Bridge. Vehicle pulled out by DOT, no damage or injury.

December 14
A flash suppressor was found at the rifle range and turned into the PD for safekeeping.

December 15
Police were able to gain entry to a vehicle in which the keys had been locked inside.

December 16
A 17th Avenue home owner reported the possible theft of heating oil from his residential tank. Police investigated and theft appears unfounded..

December 17
Warning tags were affixed on four nuisance vehicles (blocking snow plowing).

December 18
Police checked on a downtown door blown open by wind & snow. Responsible party contacted.

December 19
Fire checked on a fire alarm at the Rec Center. Alarm caused by power outage.

December 22
Dispatch tracked down the owner of a roaming dog that had been picked up by a concerned citizen.

December 22
Police checked and secured an unoccupied residence on 18th Avenue at which the front door had blown open. – SPD


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Photos by Jeff Brady of the 2012 Bike Rodeo sponsored by Skagway Police Dept, National Park Service, and Skagway School.