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Oct. 16, 12:10 a.m., Palmer-Wasilla Hwy. near 49th State St.: Craig E. Reich, 54, Wasilla, was westbound in a white 1998 Toytoa pickup when he swerved to miss a moose and hit a guardrail. The pickup was totaled, as was 40 feet of guardrail. Reich’s minor injuries were treated on scene. Charge: DUI. Bail: $500.

Oct. 18, 1 a.m., Palmer-Wasilla Hwy. near Hyer Rd.: Dana J. Wilson, 23, Wasilla, was stopped on a complaint from the public. Charge: DUI. Bail: $1,000 with a CATPC.



Oct. 15, Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge: Dennis G. Loyer, 44, Palmer, was cited for allegedly driving a motorized vehicle inside the refuge.



Oct. 16, 1:19 p.m., Carrs parking lot: An investigator with the Mat-Su Drug Unit allegedly watched a man use heroin inside a vehicle. Brandon Wallace, 27, was stopped on Westpoint Dr., charged with heroin possession and arrested on a warrant for FTA on a disorderly conduct charge. Bail: $5,750.



Oct. 16, 12:15 a.m., Knik-Goose Bay Rd.: Cole Ward, 23, Wasilla, was arrested on a warrant with an original charge of NVOL. Bail: $50.

Oct. 20, 5:10 a.m., Knik-Goose Bay Rd. near Fairview Lp.: Kayleen Wells, 21, Big Lake, allegedly gave troopers a fake name before being arrested at a traffic stop on a warrant for theft and fraud. New charge: making a false report.

Oct. 20, 12:33 a.m., Parks Hwy. near Tommy Moe Dr.: Shawn W. Dodrill, 36, Palmer, was stopped for an equipment violation. He was allegedly wanted on a warrant for FTA in court on a DWLR charge. New charges: resisting arrest, marijuana possession. Bail: $1,000.



Oct. 17, 10:30 p.m., Pond Lilly Ln.  near Hollywood Rd.: Robert L. Magee, 44, Big Lake, was stopped for allegedly driving through the scene of an accident. Summons: DWLS.

Oct. 18, 3:15 a.m., Parks Hwy. and Vine Rd.: Christopher Cook, 19, Wasilla, was summonsed for DWLS.

Oct. 18, 6:57 p.m., Mile 25 Glenn Hwy.: Tiffany Gail Sloan, 28, Wasilla, was stopped on a complaint from the public. Charge: DWLS. Bail: $250.

Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m., Mile 8 Knik-Goose Bay Rd.: Charley Gregory, 39, Wasilla, had his left front tire fall off. He was summonsed for DWLR.



Oct. 12, 8 p.m., Old Glenn Hwy. Knik River Bridge: Pamela Harrington, 48, Palmer, was northbound in a 1991 Suzuki SUV when Carol Henning lost control driving a 2002 GMC Yukon, bounced of the guardrail, slid sideways and hit Harrington on the right side. Harrington was taken to the hospital. Henning was unhurt. Damage to both vehicles was greater than $10,000.

Oct. 17, 9:26 p.m., Pond Lilly St.: John William Wysong, 38, Wasilla, hit a moose while driving his motorcycle while not wearing a helmet. He was airlifted to Providence Alaska Medical Center.



Oct. 19, 5:45 a.m., Talgach View Dr.: Philip E. Neal, 61, Wasilla, allegedly assaulted his girlfriend with a baseball bat, causing substantial risk to two children in the home. Charges: assault, reckless endangerment. No bail set.



Oct. 20, 1:15 a.m., Church Rd. and Parks Hwy.: Jared Noya, 18, Wasilla, was summonsed for NVOL.

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