Health & Safety

July 11, 2014

Street Beat

Senior Airman Dimitri Newham,
56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents June 23 through July 5:

Tickets

Security forces issued citations for 16 moving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

June 23: An active-duty member was arrested by Glendale police on Glendale Avenue for driving under the influence with a BrAC of .084 percent. The individual was later released to a responsible party.

June 24: Security forces responded to a report of someone fleeing the scene of an accident/hit and run in the parking lot behind Bldg. 586. A witness relayed the vehicle description and license plate number of the suspect’s vehicle. There were no injuries.

June 24: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Lalomai and Hopi. There were no injuries.

July 5: Glendale police arrested and cited an active-duty member for excessive speed. The individual was traveling at 102 mph in a 45 mph zone. The individual was released on scene to the unit first sergeant.

Emergency responses

June 26: Security forces and firefighters responded to a report of a medical emergency at Bldg. 1119 parking lot. Medical personnel arrived on scene, but the patient refused medical treatment. The individual preferred to drive to the clinic.

Nonemergency responses

June 27: Security forces responded to a report of private property theft outside Bldg. 634. The owner of a bike noticed it was missing from the bike rack outside of the dorm on June 22 and reported it to dorm management. Dorm management could not identify the suspect leaving with the bike.

June 30: Security forces responded to a report of damage to and theft of government property from Bldg. 2201. The damage and loss totaled about $4,400. Glendale police responded and took control.

July 1: Security forces responded to a report of theft at Bldg. 1540. A loss prevention individual observed, via video, a Subway employee manipulating credit card transactions, creating an overage. The employee would then remove the overage in cash from the register. Loss to Subway was $8,065.57. Glendale police responded. The individual was issued an immediate debarment order and escorted off base. An investigation is ongoing.

Alarm activations

Security forces responded to 12 alarm activations.

Tip of the week

Summer showers driving: Wet pavement contributes to nearly 1.2 million traffic crashes each year. When driving in weather, reduce speed according to the amount of water on the road, avoid hard braking or sharp turns, and allow for additional stopping distance between cars. Begin early to stop at intersections, turns and for other traffic.




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