Sitka Bulletin Crime Report for 10/17 – 10/18

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Sitka, Alaska (KINY) – The Sitka Police Department has released a crime report for October 17th and 18th.

On 10/17/2023 at approximately 3:51 PM, the Sitka Police Department received a report of a hit and run. The case is under investigation.

On 10/18/2023, a REDDI report was called in by someone at SEARHC hospital of a silver-colored vehicle driving with its headlights off. Officers located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle where it was determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested for DUI. Alcohol was believed to be a factor.

On 10/18/2023, A caller reported a bear in her residence located around the 4000 block of HPR. SPD responded and located a damaged garage door and did not locate the bear. SPD officer reported the bear broke the garage door and took trash located inside.