Police contacted the owner of a possibly abandoned vehicle on 7th Avenue and advised it would have to be moved.
Police searched for a vehicle reported stolen from a 2nd Avenue residence. Vehicle was located at Fairway Market – owner had walked home after shopping and had forgotten the vehicle was in the parking lot.
A Broadway Street business reported that someone(s) had apparently vandalized their fire alarm system where it would not send out a signal.
Police checked on apparent soap bubbles foaming out of a manhole cover on State Street.
Police requested an amorous, intoxicated couple to cease and desist from having sex against the outer wall of a State Street business.
Police contacted two large pallet burns at Mt. View Campground. Two large groups of Canadians trapped in town due to road closure were trying to stay warm in freezing weather. They were asked to please keep fires and noise down to a minimum. Asked man juggling two kerosene soaked fire torches to cease and desist.
Report that all 3 flags at the Municipal Building were cut and taken.
911 call for a fire at residence at 8th and Alaska. Fire Department and SPD responded. No fire. Resident had left oven on and filled house up with smoke.
Officers removed a tree that was on the Dyea Road.
Complaint about pallets on the boardwalk on Broadway forcing pedestrians into the street. SPD contacted responsible business who advised the pallets will be picked up and the walkway is clear for pedestrians.
Resident concerned about build up of sludge in a creek near residence. Caller referred to Taiya Watershed Council.
Fire alarm went off for Skagway Rec Center. FD dispatched to scene and determined false. – 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.