Alaska State Troopers

Alaska State Troopers

All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.


April 18 at 7:42 p.m., AST arrested 54-year-old Tyone Barr of Wasilla following a reported theft from Knik Bar in Wasilla. The complainant reported that Barr left without paying and Barr had an outstanding $10,000 warrant from APD for FTR on the O/C of DUI. Barr was issued a summons for Theft 4 and charged with DUI and Refusal and taken to APD on $10,000 bail.

April 19 at 7:08 a.m., AST arrested 34-year-old Alexis Gibert of Palmer following a report of a dangerous driver. AST pulled Gibert over near the intersection of the Old Glenn Highway and Bodenburg Loop in Palmer and was charged with DUI.

April 19 at 10:00 p.m., AST arrested 25-year-old Ronald Kerr of Wasilla near Tanana Drive in Wasilla. Kerr had an active warrant for Theft 3 and Criminal Trespass and was taken to MSPT on $50 bail.

April 19 at 9:30 p.m., AST arrested 24-year-old Cody Marsh of Wasilla for violation of a DVPO near Tanana Drive in Wasilla. Drive was charged with Escape 3 and Violating a DVPO and taken to MPST without bail.

April 20 at 3:00 p.m., AST with PJS arrested 53-year-old James Sprengel Jr., of Wasilla on a warrant for two counts of Assault 2 and 3 each and was taken to MSPT on $15,000 cash performance bail.

April 21 at 3:16 a.m., AST arrested 35-year-old Kiprian Reutov of Willow following a traffic stop on the Parks Highway in Wasilla. Reutov had an active warrant for violation of parole on the O/C of Felony DUI, MICS and MIW and was taken to MSPT without bail.

April 22 at 2:10 p.m., AST with PJS arrested 53-year-old Terry Tomlinson of Wasilla on charges of VCOR on the O/C of Vehicle Theft 1 and Theft 2. Tomlinson was taken to MSPT on $250 bail.

April 22 at 9:55 p.m., AST with the CSU arrested 26-year-old Danielle Donn of Palmer following a disturbance on Scott Road in Palmer. Donn had a $250 arrest warrant for Probation Violation and was taken to MSPT.

April 22 at 3:14 a.m., AST forwarded charges to the DAO of Assault 4 on 35-year-old Virginia Urbina-Howe and charges of Criminal Mischief 5 on 32-year-old Daniel Wright.

April 22 at 8:25 p.m., AST arrested 43-year-old Walter Reynolds near the Knik River Bridge on the Old Glenn Highway. Reynolds was charged with Disorderly Conduct and taken to MSPT where he was released O/R.

April 24 at 3:31 p.m., AST arrested 35-year-old Tracy Houser of Anchorage following multiple reports of a dangerous driver on the Parks Highway

April 24 at 5:43 p.m., AST arrested 47-year-old Jennifer Sweeney of Talkeetna following a reported disturbance. Sweeney was charged with Criminal Trespass 1 and Indecent Exposure 2 and taken to MSPT on $50 bail.

April 24 at 8:10 p.m., AST arrested 34-year-old Eugene Sweeney of Talkeetna on charges of VCOR following a disturbance. Sweeney was taken to MSPT without bail.

April 25 at 1:08 a.m., AST and PPD responded to mile 38 of the Glenn Highway following an ATV accident and cited five minors for MCA as well as a summons issued to 20-year-old Nathan Dietze of Wasilla for Disorderly Conduct.

April 25 at 8:12 p.m., AST arrested 52-year-old Tammy Norple of Wasilla on West Sourdough Drive in Wasilla. Norple had a FTC warrant on the O/C of MICS 5 and was taken to MSPT on $250 bail.

April 25 at 8:51 p.m., AST arrested 20-year-old Alicia Showalter of Palmer on an active warrant. Showalter had a FTA warrant on the O/C of Endanger a Vulnerable Adult and was taken to MSPT on $500 cash bail.

April 26, AST arrested 33-year-old Jesse Hobart of Wasilla for DVPO violation. Hobart was taken to MSPT without bond.

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.


DAO — District Attorney’s Office

DVPO — Domestic Violence Protective Order

FTA — Failure to Appear

FTC — Failure to Comply

MCA — Minor in Consumption of Alcohol

MICS — Misconduct Involving Controlled Substances

MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial

O/C — Original Charge

O/R — On Recognizance

PPD — Palmer Police Department

VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release

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