On July 12th, Officer Tupper received a dispatch about a woman who was not breathing and that an ambulance was on its way. When he arrived at the scene, a woman reported that a 60-year old male had assaulted her. Upon investigation, officer Tupper noticed her neck was red, and there were several stray hairs in her hand. The witness stated that the attacker had walked into the room and proceeded to choke her, and this previously had happened a couple of days ago as well. Upon questioning, the accused male was found to be highly intoxicated, and after asking him to explain what happened several times he had conflicting stories, which determined he was lying. He was then placed under arrest for Domestic violence of the 4th degree, and was then transported to the police station. At the police station, he was read his rights, and then placed into Sand Point Jail without further incident.
On July 14, 2014, a woman about 40 years old was reported to be intoxicated while driving with a child in the vehicle by an anonymous caller. After being pulled over by the Sand Point Police, the driver stated that she didn’t have anything to drink. After this proved to be false as she failed all three of the sobriety tests. After she refused the chemical test, officer Tupper then proceeded to arrest her with two charges of DUI and refusal, and was admitted to the Sand Point Jail without further incident.
On June 25th, 2014 Sand Point Police Officer Eric Tupper received a report stating that a male in his 20’s was driving a black Ford SUV while intoxicated. After spotting the vehicle reported Officer Tupper made contact with the suspect and initiated a field sobriety test. After failing the field sobriety test the individual in question was brought to the police station where he registered a .105 on the DataMaster, well over the legal limit of .08.
While being processed it was discovered that the driver was also under a revoked license. Two charges have been brought before the court: Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving While License Revoked.
A male in his 20′s has been arrested and charged with two felony drug charges.
The first charge is Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree when 7 grams of black tar Heroin were discovered in transport. Intent to deliver by volume is included in this charge. Retail this amount held a street value nearing $19,000.
The second charge is Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree when 4 and 1/2 Oxycodone pills were found in the individuals possession.
Two misdemeanor charges are being brought against a male in his early 20s over an automobile collision on April 17th 2014. The accident knocked out electricity for most of the Upper Loop and occurred going down the hill away from the school. Negligent Driving and a lack of Immediate Notice of an Accident are being charged. At time of publishing the suspect was still at large.
A male in his 50’s is being charged with 3rd degree assault after allegedly swinging an ax with the intent of striking another individual. Fortunately the ax missed, barely. This took place near Sand Point on April 8, 2014.
On April 11, 2014 at around 1:00 AM a domestic assault was reported to the Sand Point Police near the Cut ‘R Loose coffee shop. A male in his 30’s is being indicted with 2 assault charges, the first in the third degree and the other in the fourth degree. Preliminary investigations showed indicators of physical attack on the victim.
On April 11, 2014 at 6:10 pm a white Chevrolet pick-up with two young male passengers was observed driving recklessly down Red Cove Road towards the New Dump Road. Upon being pulled over the driver was found to be under a revoked license, exhibiting signs of intoxication and on probation. After resisting arrest the driver was finally detained, brought to the station and tested positive for alcohol over the limit to operate a motor vehicle. Five charges have been brought to the court: including reckless driving, DUI, minor consumption of alcohol, resisting arrest and driving with a revoked license.