News

September 1, 2016
 

STREET BEAT

Courtesy of Staff Sgts. Christopher Washburn and Henry Perez, 56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Aug. 1 through 28 at Luke Air Force Base:

Tickets

Security forces issued citations for 25 moving violations and eight nonmoving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

Aug. 3: Security forces identified a nonaffiliated civilian attempting to enter the installation with an odor of alcohol emitting from the vehicle. Glendale police responded, arrested and charged the driver with driving under the Influence.

Aug. 4: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at 56th Contracting Squadron. There were no injuries.

Aug. 11: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident in the 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School parking lot. There were no injuries.

Aug. 15: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the Bldg. 1382 parking lot. There were no injuries.

Aug. 15: Security forces responded to a report of a major vehicle accident due to a possible DUI on Litchfield Road north of North Gate. There were minor injuries.

Aug. 17: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident on Thunderbird and 138th avenues. There were no injuries.

Aug. 19: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident on Bong Lane and Eagle Street. There were no injuries.

Aug. 24: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at South Gate. There were no injuries.

Emergency responses

Aug. 2: Security forces and firefighters responded to a report of a major fuel spill adjacent to the base fuel pumps. The area was cordoned and the surrounding facilities evacuated.

Aug. 4: Security forces responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. Security forces identified an individual suffering from injuries sustained from a fall. The individual was transported to a hospital.

Aug. 9: Security forces responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. Security forces arrived on scene and identified an individual suffering from a panic attack. The individual was transported to a hospital.

Aug. 10: Security forces responded to a report of a medical emergency at South Gate. An individual, suffering from dehydration, was treated and released.

Aug. 23: Security forces responded to a report of a medical emergency in Saguaro Housing. An individual was transported to a hospital.

Nonemergency responses

Aug. 4: Security forces identified and detained an absent without leave individual. Security forces secured travel plans for the individual to return to the respective unit.

Aug. 4: Security forces responded to a report of shoplifting at the Luke AFB Exchange. Security forces viewed the video tape identifying an individual attempting to depart the location without paying. Glendale police responded and took control.

Aug. 8: Security forces responded to a report of shoplifting at the Exchange. Security forces viewed the video tape identifying an individual attempting to depart the location without paying. Glendale police responded and took control.

Aug. 9: Security forces responded to a report of an individual with a warrant at the visitor’s center. Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office took control and transferred the individual off base.

Aug. 12: Security forces responded to a report of an individual with a warrant at the visitor’s center. Goodyear police took control and transferred the individual off base.

Aug. 17: Security forces identified an individual with a warrant at Lightning Gate. The Los Angeles Police Department was contacted and denied extradition. The individual was released.

Aug. 20: Security forces conducted a health and welfare check on an individual displaying suicidal ideations. Upon evaluation by medics, the individual showed no signs of being a threat to self or others and was released on the individual’s own recognizance.

Aug. 21: Security forces conducted a health and welfare check on an individual displaying suicidal ideations. Upon evaluation by medics, the individual showed no signs of being a threat to self or others and was released on the individual’s own recognizance.

Aug. 22: Security forces responded to a report of shoplifting at the Luke Air Force Base Exchange. Glendale police responded and took control. The individual was released.

Aug. 23: Security forces responded to a report of damage to government property. There were no injuries and the individual was released.

Aug. 25: Security forces responded to a report of shoplifting at the Luke Exchange. Glendale police responded and took control. The individual was released.

Aug. 25: Security forces responded to a report of damage to personal property. The individual was released.

Alarm activations

Security forces responded to 18 alarm activations on base.

Tip of the month

Backyard swimming pools, (including large, inflatable, above-ground pools), should be completely surrounded with at least a four-foot-high (1.2 meters) fence that separates the pool from the house.




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