Health & Safety

August 8, 2014

Street Beat

Tech. Sgt. Sean Nichols
56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents July 28 through Aug. 3:

Tickets

Security forces issued citations for 22 moving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

July 28: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle vs. fixed object accident near Perimeter Road. There were no injuries.

Aug. 2: Security forces responded to report of a possible drunken driver at South Gate. A driver smelled of alcohol and was administered a Breathalyzer test and blew a .034 BrAC. It was determined that the driver was safe to operate a motor vehicle and was released.

Nonemergency responses

July 30: Security forces responded to a report of theft of a 28-foot long trailer from Bldg. 1525 parking lot. An investigation is ongoing.

Aug. 1: Security forces responded to a report of shoplifting in Bldg. 1540. Loss prevention surveillance video confirmed the subject left the store without paying for a new pair of shoes worn out of the store. Glendale police took control.

Aug. 3: Security forces responded to a report of an unattended child in base housing. The mother was attempting to chase a dog that had escaped the house when the child also left the house. The mother approached the child as the 911 call was being made.

Alarm activations

Security forces responded to seven alarm activations.

Tip of the week

Thieves called “Sliders” steal women’s purses from their cars while they are pumping gas. Women are advised to lock doors, roll up windows and keep valuables close-by.

Women in particular are vulnerable because many typically leave their bags or purses unprotected on the front seat with the door unlocked and the window down.




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