Health & Safety

February 28, 2014

Street Beat

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb. 17 through 23:

Tickets

Security forces issued citations for eight moving and one nonmoving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

Feb. 20: Security forces received a report of a civil arrest for DUI on Bell Road and West Point Parkway in Surprise. Surprise police responded after receiving a report of a vehicle accident on Feb. 5. An individual had a BAC level of .089. There were no injuries.

Feb. 21: Security forces responded to a report of a major vehicle accident involving a privately owned vehicle and multiple fixed objects near the intersection of Bong Lane and Eagle Street. Security forces arrived and found an unresponsive driver. Medical arrived on scene and transported the driver to West Valley Hospital.

Feb. 23: Security forces responded to a report of a DUI at Ocotillo Gate. Security forces detected the odor of alcohol on a civilian who was holding an open container of beer. Glendale police responded and arrested the individual for DUI and having an open container in the vehicle.

Nonemergency responses

Feb. 17: Security forces responded to a report of an unattended child in the Bldg. 1540 parking lot. Glendale police arrived and took control.

Feb. 18: Security forces responded to a report of a handgun and two unauthorized knives found in two Airmen’s dormitory rooms during a health/morale sweep. The first sergeant brought the items to SFS. The handgun was placed into the SFS armory and marked “DO NOT ISSUE.” The other items were placed into an evidence locker. The individual in possession of the handgun was advised of rights for being in violation of Article 92, failure to obey an order or regulation.

Feb. 18: Security forces personnel were involved in an incident at Valley Golf Center. One individual swung a club while another was standing too close and facing in another direction, and was struck in the back of the head. The individual was driven to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Feb. 21: Security forces responded to a report of unlawful entry/trespass in Bldg. 1368. Security forces arrived on scene saw no signs of forced entry. An individual was in the restroom on the floor and was placed in a temporary holding cell at SFS. Glendale police took control.

Feb. 21: Security forces responded to a warrant’s hit at the South Gate for failure to appear from the Arizona Department of Public Safety out of Wilcox. DPS declined extradition. Security forces denied entry.

Feb. 21: Security forces and investigations responded to a report of child neglect/endangerment in base housing. The residence was uninhabitable and believed to endanger two children, ages 9 and 13. Child Protective Services and family advocacy were notified and an individual was apprehended for violation of Article 134, child endangerment, transported to SFS and placed into the holding cell.

Feb. 22: Security forces responded to a warrant’s hit at Lightning Gate and detained a civilian guest attending a retirement ceremony. Upon further investigation it was discovered the individual was victim of identity theft and had no active warrant.

Feb. 23: Security forces responded to a noise complaint in base housing. A dog barking in a fenced yard was causing other dogs to bark in the neighborhood. The home owners were on vacation and had left the dog in someone’s care.

Alarm activations

Security forces responded to seven alarm activations on base.




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