A suspicious photographer was reported to police. Subject turned out to be a Whitehorse bird watcher.
Police were able to open a locked vehicle for a motorist who had lost their keys.
Police were called for a man passed out and laying on the 18F-degree ground. After awaking the man police had him checked out by EMS before taking him home.
Police sealed a goat shot by a local hunter for Fish and Game.
Fire checked on a false alarm on Second Avenue.
Police served civil papers to a Spring Street resident.
A Skagway man was held on $10,000 bail after being charged with Assault in the Second Degree. He is accused of shooting his roommate with a 12-gauge shotgun. Victim was medevaced to Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau and then on to Harborview Hospital in Seattle, and the alleged shooter was eventually transported to Lemon Creek Correctional Center (see story in Nov. 27 issue).
An extremely intoxicated individual repeatedly called 911 to report he was locked inside somewhere, but couldn’t tell where. Police and friends searched the area around his residence where he was finally located and returned home. – 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.