FEBRUARY 13, 2009
NEWS • PAGE 3
The following entries were excerpted from themilitary police blotters. These entries may be in-complete and do not imply guilt or innocence.
Larceny of Private Property; Inves-tigation revealed Subject #1 entered Victim#1’s room and removed his pool stick whichwas unsecured and attended, and sold thepool stick at a local pawn shop. Subject #1alsoremoved Victim #2’s camera from his room,which was unsecured and attended, and sold itat another local pawn shop. Further investiga-tion revealed Subject #1 also removed Victim#3’s ACU backpack, which was unsecured andunattended from the motor pool and sold it ata local pawn shop. Victim #1, Victim #2 andVictim #3 rendered written sworn statementsattesting to the incident. Subject #1 reported tothe USAG-Casey PMO where he was advisedof his legal rights, which he waived renderinga written sworn statement admitting to the of-fense. Subject #1 was processed and releasedto his unit. Estimated cost of loss is unknown.Investigation continues.
Curfew Violation; Resisting Appre-hension; At 0015 Hrs, 05 FEB 09, Subject #1was observed by Security Guard attempting toenter the walk through the gate. While SecurityGuard was waiting for Military Police, Subject#1 grabbed his ID card from the Security Guardand ed the scene. At 1300 Hrs, 05 FEB 09,Subject #1 was observed by Security Guard at-tempting to enter the Tokkori Gate. Subject #1was apprehended by Military Police and trans-ported to the USAG-Casey PMO, where hewas advised of his legal rights, which he waivedrendering a written sworn statement admittingto the offenses. Subject #1 was processed andreleased to his unit. This is a nal report.
Driving Under the Inuence of Alcohol; Subject #1 was stopped at a KNPcheckpoint and was administered a PortableBreathalyzer Test, with a result of 0.159%BAC. Subject #1 was apprehended by KNPand transported to the Yongsan Main KNP Sta-tion where he was charged by KNP for Driv-ing Under the Inuence of Alcohol. Subject #1was released into Military Police custody andwas transported to the USAG-Yongsan PMOwhere he was issued an Order to Show CauseMemorandum and an Appendix K. Subject #1’sUSFK drivers license was retained. Subject#1reported to the USAG-Yongsan PMO wherehe was advised of his legal rights, which he in-voked. This is a nal report.
Trafc Accident Resulting in Per-sonal Injury and Damage to Private Property;Driving Under the Inuence of Alcohol; Subject#1, while attempting to park his vehicle, failedto judge proper clearance and struck Victim#1. Victim #1 sustained foot and hip pain andstated he would seek medical treatment at alater time. Subject #1’s vehicle sustained novisible damages. Subject #1 and Victim #1 re-ported to the Yongsan Main KNP Station whereKNP detected an odor of an alcoholic beverageemitting from Subject #1’s person. Subject #1was administered a Portable Breathalyzer Test,with a result of 0.143% BAC. Subject #1 wascharged by KNP for Obligation for Safe Driv-ing and Driving Under the Inuence of Alcohol.Victim #1 verbally attested to the incident.Subject #1 was processed and released intoMilitary Police custody. Subject #1 was trans-ported to the USAG-Yongsan PMO where hisdriving privileges were suspended. Subject #1was issued an Appendix L and his passport anddrivers license were retained. Subject #1 wasadvised of his legal rights, which he invoked.Subject #1 was processed and released to hissupervisor. Subject #1 reported utilization of his seatbelt. This is a nal report.
Jisan Forest Resort
Jisan Forest Resort is located in Icheon city,Gyeonggi-do province, near the IncheonAirport. All slopes are available for snow-boarders, and the moving staircases will helpchildren and beginners move more easily.In addition, the 6-seat chair lift is equippedwith a heating system. Although the slopesare not that big, this resort is loved by manypeople because of its convenient facilities andclose proximity to Seoul. Jisan Resort doesnot suffer from overcrowding, and so visitorshere can enjoy skiing without experiencinglong waits at the lifts. Facilities at JisanResort are very reasonably priced. In termsof accommodation facilities, condos rangefrom 85,000won to 195,000 won (condo pricesdiffer by the weekend, the weekday and theseason), and restaurants and supermarketsare also available. Jisan Resort also operatesa free shuttle bus from Seoul. Also availableare a Snow park for kids, playground forinfants, ski shop, campsite, cycling course,
basketball court, soccer eld, putting course,
and golf practice range. Visit www.jisanresort.co.kr or www.tour2korea.com
Bugok Hot Springs, located at the foot of Mt.Deokamsan, Gyeongsangnam-do is one of thebest hot springs in South Korea ‘Bugok’ wasnamed according to the iron pot shape of theland. The temperature of the water is 78°c,and contains sulfur and more than 20 kindsof inorganic matters such as silicon, chlorine,calcium and iron. As a multi-complex resort,Bugok Hot Spring Tourist Special Complexcovers various facilities other than the largespa, such as the grand performance hall,outdoor and indoor swimming pools, zoo, botanical
garden, ve tourist hotels, 23 accommodation and
21 shopping centers. It is a suitable place for shortfamily trips where you can relax your tired bodyat the hot spring, and rest at the accommodationand recreation facilities in the complex. Visit www.seorakwaterpia.com or www.tour2korea.com formore information.
Angel and the Woodcutter (Thru Feb. 22)
A heartbreaking Korean theatre show with apowerful message, this performance tells thestory of how Koreans believe that a long time ago,angels came down from the heavens to bathe.Cho-In Theatre takes the beloved tale of an angelwho falls in love with a woodcutter, and in a strikingnew version sets it amidst a terrible war, where
the angel must sacrice everything for her family.
Cho-In Theatre tells this story entirely withoutwords, using puppets, exquisite choreographyand traditional music, to give a unique insight intoKorea’s rich history and culture. Performancesare scheduled for: Tuesday-Fridays, 7.30 p.m.;Saturdays, 6 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. at ArreumDaun Theater, Daehangno, Seoul (Hyehwa subwaystation, exit 4, line 4). For more information, visitwww.tour2korea.com
Goseong Pollack, Sea Fest (Feb. 19-22)
The Pollack Festival is held each February in to
celebrate the local sh specialty of Goseong-gun in
Gangwon-do Province to ensure a good haul andcommunity. Visit www.tour2korea.com
Ice Skating (Around Seoul)
Ice-skating is a special winter activity. Lotte World’sindoor facilities offer year round ice skating fun,but to ice skate in true classic style, head to oneof these outdoors facilities and enjoy great views,great music and great fun.
Seoul Plaza Ice Skating Rink
, Jung-gu, Seoul, Outside rink,located in front of the Seoul City Hall;
Walkerhill Ice Skating Rink
, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul;
Olympic Park Ice Skating Rink,
Grand Hyatt Ice Skating Rink
, Yongsan, Seoul;
World Cup Park Ice Skating Rink
, Songpa-gu, Seoul,
outdoor ice skating rink and snow sledding eld;
Lotte World Indoor Ice Skating Rink
, Songpa-gu,Seoul, located inside the Lotte World ThemePark;
Bundang Olympic Ice Skating Rink
,Seongnam city, Gyeonggi Province;
Korea University Ice Skating Rink
, Seongbuk, Seoul,Indoor international ice skating rink locatedinside the university. Visit www.tour2korea formore information on these venues.
Many sledding facilities have separate slopesfor children and adults, some have tube sledsfor children and extra-large sized sleds fortwo or more people, as well as the traditionalplastic sleds.
Korean Children’s Center Snow Sledding Field
, Gwangjin, Seoul, Includesother entertainment facilities, exhibitions, andconvenience facilities;
Korean Folk Village Snow Sledding Field
, Yongin city, Gyeonggi province,enjoy snow sledding and learn about Koreantraditional culture at the Korean Folk Village;
Seoul Land Snow
, Gwacheon city, Gyeonggi;
Everland Snow Buster
, Yongin city, Gyeonggiprovince;
Taereung Snow Sledding Field
Yongin Hanwha Snow Sledding Field
, Yongin City, Gyeonggi province, locatedinside the ski resort;
Yangpyeong Hanwha Snow Sledding Field,
Yangpyeong, Gyeonggiprovince, located inside the Yangpyeong Resort,skiing also available. Visit www.tour2korea.comfor detailed information on these venues.
Source: www.korea.net, www.seoulselection.com, http://english.tour2korea.com, www.visitseoul.net — No endorsement implied.
SIGHTS AND SOUNDS: Off-post events and activities
Changdeokgun Palace was constructed in 1405, the fth year of King Taejong (r.1400-1418), the third Joseon Gyeongbokgung Palace was to the west andChangdeokgung Palace to the east. Full restoration work began on the palace in 1991 and is still underway. Despite all of the damage done to the palace in theyears past, Changdeokgung is relatively well preserved and is representative of Korean palace architecture. The garden of Changdeokgung is an extravagant sightwith the palace architecture designed in harmony with the landscape. Visit www.ickr.com/imcomkorea for photos. —
U.S. Army Photo by Edward Johnson