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The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Oct. 31 through Nov. 27 at Luke Air Force Base:

Tickets

SFS issued citations for 82 moving violations and 24 nonmoving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

Nov. 2: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the Luke AFB Exchange. A dependent and an Airman were involved. There were no injuries or citations issued.

Nov. 3: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 460. Two Airmen were involved. There were no injuries or citations issued.

Nov. 5: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the intersection of Thunderbird and Lightning streets. A civilian and retiree were involved. There were no injuries. SFS issued a citation.

Nov. 6: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the commissary. Two retirees were involved. There were no injuries or citations issued.

Nov. 17: SFS responded to a report of minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 700/Community Center parking lot. Two active-duty members were involved. SFS issued one citation. There were no injuries.

Nov. 22: SFS responded to a report of damage-to-government property call. A two-foot by seven-inch scratch with paint transfer. The incident is under investigation.

Nov. 28: SFS and medical responded to a report of a major vehicle accident at the intersection of Litchfield Road and Lightning Street. SFS secured the area until Glendale police arrived. One individual was treated and transported to Abrazo West Campus. One individual was treated on-site, but declined further treatment.

Emergency responses

Nov. 1: SFS responded to a report of a firearm in plain sight at Kachina Gate. The nonmilitary individual had taken a wrong turn onto base while following a GPS. The individual was an off-duty police officer and authorized to carry a service weapon. SF briefed and released the individual.

Nov. 2: SFS responded to a report of an ION scanner detection of an explosive material at South Gate search pit. Upon completion of a K-9 search, the individual stated a weapon was in the vehicle prior to entering Luke AFB.

Nov. 7: SFS responded to a report of a dog bite on the Major Troy Gilbert Bridge. An active-duty member was running by an on-leash dog when it lashed out and bit the member on the shoulder. The member declined medical attention, and security forces briefed the dog owner on animal control procedures.

Nov. 8: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. The individual made complaints of post-surgery pain and was transported to Banner Thunderbird for treatment.

Nov. 8: SFS responded to a report of a verbal altercation at the Lightning Gate. SFS detained and questioned the individuals until Glendale police arrived and took control.

Nov. 9: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. The individual complained of chest pains and was transported to Abrazo West Campus for treatment.

Nov. 10: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency at the base track. The individual complained of heat exhaustion and was transported to Abrazo West Campus for treatment.

Nov. 10: SFS responded to a report of a random vehicle inspection alert. While security forces conducted the inspection, a shotgun was located in the vehicle. SFS detained and charged the Airman with Article 92. The shotgun belonged to the E-3’s uncle who was also present so SFS did not seize the weapon.

Nov. 10: SFS responded to a report of an active shooter at the Exchange. SFS ensured the safety of those in the store. Someone had accidentally tripped an alarm that was connected to the loud speaker, which announced an active shooter. SFS gave an all-clear.

Nov. 11: SFS responded to a report of a verbal altercation in base housing. SFS separated and questioned the individuals. The first sergeant was contacted and took control.

Nov. 11: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. An individual complained of an elevated heart rate and was transported to Abrazo West Campus for treatment.

Nov. 13: SFS responded to a report of an individual with a privately owned weapon in the Exchange. SFS detained and questioned the individual who had brought the weapon on base to purchase a case for it that fit. SFS escorted the individual off base after briefing the person on Luke’s weapons policy.

Nov. 14: SFS responded to a report of an unsecured facility, Bldg. 318/Marine Armory. SFS determined the scene was safe and an interior walk-through was completed. SFS terminated the response, all in order.

Nov. 14: SFS responded to a report of an unsecured facility, Bldg. 1132/Medical Power Plant. SFS determined the scene was safe and an interior walk-through was completed. SFS terminated the response, all in order.

Nov. 16: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. An individual was having a seizure and was transported to Abrazo West Campus.

Nov. 17: SFS responded to a report of an individual taking photographs of aircraft on the flightline without permission. SFS detained a civilian contractor assigned to the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, ensured the photos were deleted from the cell phone and escorted the individual out of the restricted area. SFS transported the individual for processing to Bldg. 179/SFS.

Nov. 17: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. An individual was having a seizure and was transported to Abrazo West Campus.

Nov. 21: SFS responded to a report of a drunk and disorderly individual at Lightning Gate. A background check was on the nonmilitary affiliated civilian revealed two outstanding warrants, one for failure to appear and one for drug possession. SFS contacted the issuing agency for extradition and barred the individual from access to the installation for two years.

Nov. 22: SFS responded to a report of a warrant hit at the South Gate. The dependent of an active-duty member had a warrant from Georgia for a failure to pay a court-ordered fee. The individual was escorted off the installation and must provide proof the warrant has been removed before re-entry.

Nov. 22: SFS responded to a report of a drug incident at the Kachina Gate. Two nonmilitary affiliated civilians and one dependent of a retired service member attempted to access the installation when the gate guard detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Upon further investigation, one of the three individuals was located in the trunk of the vehicle. SF detained all three individuals and called Glendale police to assist with the situation. The individuals were issued debarment orders for two years.

Nov. 23: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. The dependent of an active-duty member was unconscious and treated on scene, but declined further evaluation.

Nov. 26: SFS responded to a report of a medical emergency in base housing. The individual made complaints of altered consciousness. The individual was transported to Abrazo West campus for treatment.

Nov. 26: SFS responded to a report of a drug incident at Kachina Gate. The individuals were non-military affiliated civilians and were stopped at the gate due to the gate guard detecting the odor of burnt marijuana. Glendale police arrived and cited the individuals. The individuals were issued debarment orders for two years.

Nov. 28: SFS responded to a report of a warrant’s hit at the South Gate Visitor Center. A nonmilitary affiliated civilian was wanted for failure to appear. Avondale police was contacted and stated they would extradite. The individual was issued a debarment order for two years.

Nonemergency responses

Oct. 31: SFS responded to a report of a warrant hit at the South Gate search pit for “failure to pay” from Glendale. SFS contacted Glendale police who extradited the individual.

Nov. 2: SFS responded to report of an Airman with an open alcohol container in a personal vehicle at Kachina Gate. The individual stated a friend had left the alcohol in the vehicle on the weekend. SFS briefed and released the individual.

Nov. 4: SFS and firefighters responded to a fire alarm activation at Bldgs. 668 and 663. SFS evacuated the building. Firefighters stated the alarm malfunctioned.

Nov. 5: SFS and firefighters responded to a fire alarm activation at Bldg. 1370. SFS evacuated the building. Firefighters stated building construction was the cause of the alarm activation.

Nov. 5: SFS responded to a report of a vehicle emitting a marijuana odor at Lightning Gate. SFS searched the vehicle and found trace amounts of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. SFS denied the individuals entry to the installation.

Nov. 8: SFS responded to a report of shoplifting at the Exchange by a dependent. The individual attempted to conceal three items valued at $138.55 in a pocket and exit the store. SFS detained the individual until Glendale police arrived, issued a citation and released the individual.

Nov. 9: SFS responded to a report of a person who appeared delusional at Lightning Gate. SFS detained the individual and denied access to base. Glendale police arrived and took control.

Nov. 10: SFS responded to a report of damage to private property. The individual returned to a damaged vehicle after shopping in the Exchange. SFS has no suspects or leads.

Nov. 10: SFS took a report from an individual who called the Naval Operations Support Center on base and made threats toward the individuals who answered the phone. Phoenix police identified and detained the individual for 72 hours.

Nov. 13: SFS received a phone call from Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office regarding an active-duty Airman stationed at Davis Monthan AFB in custody who was drunk, stole an ice cream truck and evaded police.

Nov. 16: SFS responded to a report of shoplifting at the Luke AFB Exchange. The individual was a nonmilitary affiliated civilian who was sponsored on base. The individual attempted to conceal three facial make-up items valued at $16.93 and exit the store. Glendale police responded, cited and released the individual. The individual is barred from Luke AFB for two years.

Nov. 23: SFS responded to a report of an individual driving on suspended insurance at Kachina Gate. SFS issued the individual a traffic citation and notice-of-suspension of base driving privileges.

Alarm activations

SFS responded to 14 alarm activations on base.

Tip of the month

If you see or suspect a crime is being committed on Luke AFB, call 911 and remain on the phone with security forces personnel until all the information is briefed. Be prepared to provide the age, race, height and weight; hair color and facial features; notable characteristics (acne, scars, glasses mental state, etc.); clothing description; location where last scene; last known direction of travel; and vehicle description and distinctive markings.