All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT
March 29, PPD arrested 31-year-old Taelei Shepard of Palmer for DUI. Shephard was released O/R.
March 30, PPD arrested 38-year-old Daniel Troxel of Anchorage for MIW 3, MIW 4 and Theft 4. Troxel was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 29, PPD arrested 34-year-old James Gaffe of Palmer for Assault 4. GAffe was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 31, PPD issued a summons to 64-year-old Frederick Voight of Slana for Improper Use of Evidence of Registrations or Certificate of Title. Voight was released at the scene.
April 2, PPD arrested 32-year-old Michael Redding of Wasilla for Assault 2, Assault 4 and two counts of Assault 3. Redding was taken to MSPT without bail.
April 3, PPD issued a summons to 56-year-old Peter Enmon of Anchorage for DUI.
WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT
March 29 at 8:44 p.m., WPD arrested 30-year-old Benjamin Symons of Central during a welfare check. Symons had an outstanding warrant for Assault 4 and was taken to MSPT
March 30 at 7:07 p.m., WPD arrested 31-year-old Katheryne Murray of Wasilla on two outstanding warrants on the O/C’s of DUI and Driving in Violation of a Restricted License. Murray was taken to MSPT.
March 30 at 8:19 p.m., WPD arrested 32-year-old Zachary Butts of Wasilla on an outstanding warrant. Butts was taken to MSPT.
March 1 at 5:12 a.m., WPD arrested 22-year-old Lucien Blodgett of Wasilla following a welfare check. Blodgett had an outstanding FTA warrant on the O/C’s of VCOR, Escape 3, Theft 4 and Robbery 1 and was taken to MSPT.
March 1, WPD arrested 28-year-old Charlie Hedgers of Wasilla at Value Village. Hedgers had two outstanding warrants and was taken to MSPT.
March 1 at 4:04 p.m., WPD arrested 39-year-old Jerry Brown of Wasilla for VCOR. Brown was taken to MSPT.
March 2 at 9:59 a.m., WPD arrested 55-year-old Kirk Jacobsen of Wasilla for violation of a DVPO. Jacobsen was taken to MSPT.
March 2 at 3:44 p.m., WPD arrested 22-year-old Austin Sult of Wasilla on an active FTA warrant on the O/C of DUI. Sult was taken to MSPT.
March 2 at 5:13 p.m., WPD charged Jeret Hockema for Robbery 2, Vehicle Theft 1, Assault 3 and Theft 2.
March 2 at 9:40 p.m., WPD arrested 19-year-old Raevyn Martin-Cordero of Palmer for Assault 3, Assault 4 and Theft 3 at Carrs. Martin-Cordero was taken to MSRMC for injuries and later taken to MSPT.
March 3 at 12:32 p.m., WPD arrested Lydia Phillips at the Trout House in Wasilla. Phillips was charged with VCOR and taken to MSPT.
March 3 at 12:32 p.m., WPD summonsed 29-year-old Joshua Degraw of Wasilla for Disorderly Conduct at the Trout House.
March 3 at 8:35 p.m., WPD arrested 35-year-old Jason Heinz of Anchorage during a reported disturbance. Heinz had an outstanding warrant for FTA and was taken to MSPT.
March 4 at 12:54 a.m., WPD arrested 40-year-old Kenneth McKenna of Wasilla following a reported vehicle theft. McKenna was charged with five counts of VCOR, Vehicle Theft 1, four counts of Theft 2 and taken to MSPT.
AST is requesting anyone with information about these incidents to contact Crime Stoppers at 745-3333, AST dispatch at 352-5401, WPD at 352-4501, or PPD at 745-4811.
ACRONYM CHEAT SHEET
DUI — Driving Under the Influence
DV — Domestic Violence
DVPO — Domestic Violence Protective Order
FTA — Failure to Appear
MIW — Misconduct Involving Weapons
MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial
MSRMC — Mat-Su Regional Medical Center
O/C — Original Charge
O/R — On Recognizance
VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release