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PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Oct. 19: Janelle Marquis, 23, Wasilla, was arrested on a $2,000 warrant for FTA in court on a DWLR charge and a $500 warrant for FTA in court on a theft charge.
Oct. 19: Daniel Roy Buckwalter, 43, Wasilla, was summonsed for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident.
Oct. 20: An unlocked vehicle at a Palmer home was vandalized.
Oct. 20: A 52-year-old Palmer woman reported someone damaged her vehicle.
Oct. 21: Kasha A. Jacob, 23, Palmer, was arrested for theft, burglary and a probation violation. No bail set.
ALASKA STATE TROOPERS
Oct. 20, 4:15 a.m., Palmer-Wasilla Hwy. near Glenn Hwy.: Troopers pulled over an Oldsmobile for not signaling a lane change. Passenger Cheyse Mahar, 18, Palmer, got out and ran. A manhunt using a search dog ensued. He was found three miles away and arrested on four warrants. Bail: $11,500 with a CATPC.
Oct. 21, 12:25 p.m., Big Rock Dr.: Ernest Figgeroa III, 42, Wasilla, was arrested at a disturbance on a warrant for violating probation on SAM charges. New charge: failure to register as a sex offender. Bail: $5,050 with a CATPC.
Oct. 21, 12:01 a.m., Parks Hwy. at Vine Rd.: Michael J. Hale, 41, and Nicholas Barnes, 23, both of Houston, were in a pickup troopers pulled over for speeding and having a headlight out. Both allegedly had guns and didn’t tell troopers about them. Later, at the jail, troopers found multiple drugs on them. Charges for Hale: MIW, MICS, promoting contraband. Barnes: MIW, MICS, marijuana possession. Bail for each: $15,000 with a CATPC.
Oct. 21, 2:45 a.m., Pioneer Peak Dr.: Orville Newhall, 52, Wasilla, was pulled over after he was dubbed suspicious. He was arrested on a warrant for FTA on a DWLS charge. New charge: MICS. Bail: $1,500.
Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m., Willow-Fishhook Rd.: Tanya T. Matchian, 39, Willow, allegedly assaulted a family member. Charge: DV assault. No bail set.
Oct. 21, 5:15 p.m., Fairview Lp.: Larmon Madrev, 36, Wasilla, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a family member. No bail set.
Oct. 21, 12:22 p.m., Willow: Harold F. Cross, 60, Willow, was arrested for DWLS. Bail: $1,000.
Oct. 20, 2:13 a.m., Vienna Woods Access near Parks Hwy.: Carl Oyagak, 38, Wasilla, was arrested for DUI.
Oct. 21, 2:29 a.m., Herning Ave. near Tommy Moe Dr.: Nick J. Brodd, 22, Wasilla, was stopped for erratic driving. Charge: DUI. Bail: $500.
Oct. 21, 4:13 a.m., Seward Meridian Pkwy. and Palmer-Wasilla Hwy.: Rosa L. Girten, 34, Palmer, was stopped for moving and equipment violations. Charge: DUI. Bail: $500.
Oct. 14, 6:09 a.m., Meadow Lakes Rd. near Skyview Dr.: Coal Philips, 26, Wasilla, drove into a ditch. Charges: probation violation, DWLR.