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ALASKA STATE TROOPERS
February 25 at 11:06 p.m., AST arrested 42-year-old Richard Hacker of Wasilla on charges of Assault 4 (DV) following a disturbance on Van Gorder Drive in Wasilla. Hacker was taken to MSPT without bail.
February 25 at 5:40 p.m., AST responded to reports that 39-year-old Kathryn Stanley of Wasilla was discharging a shotgun toward other homes. Stanley refused to exit her residence after AST negotiation and South Central SERT responded, deploying less lethal measures on Stanley with assistance from K9 Blitz. Stanley was taken to MSPT without bail on charges of Assault 3 and MIW 2.
February 25 at 3:39 p.m., AST arrested 18-year-old Michael Butler of Palmer following a disturbance on Alder Drive in Wasilla. Butler was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.
February 26, AST arrested 20-year-old Wayne Jackson Jr., of WAsilla on an active warrant. Jackson was taken to MSPT on $500 bond.
February 26 at 4:21 p.m., AST arrested 52-year-old Christopher Maloney of Palmer on charges of Vehicle Theft 1 and Theft 2. Maloney was taken to MSPT without bail.
February 26 at 8:54 p.m., AST arrested 42-year-old Andrea Nokes of Talkeetna for DUI. Noakes was released O/R.
February 27, AST arrested 36-year-old Heather Kovich of Wasilla on Grizzly Bear Drive in Wasilla on an active warrant for VCOR. Kovich was taken to MSPT.
February 27 at 11:09 a.m., AST issued a misdemeanor citation to 29-year-old Rebekah Hershman of Big Lake for Hindering Prosecution 2 and arrested 30-year-old Michael Osness of Big Lake on an active $100 arrest warrant. Osness was taken to MSPT.
February 27 at 11:49 p.m., AST arrested 70-year-old Pamela Robinson of Wasilla for Assault 4 (DV) following a disturbance in Wasilla. Robinson was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT.
February 27 at 3:48 p.m., AST arrested 54-year-old Paul Delkittie of Wasilla following a disturbance on Linlu Lane in Wasilla. Kelkittie was charged with Assault 4 and taken to MSPT without bail.
March 1 at 6:53 a.m., AST arrested 30-year-old Rosebud Sweeney of Palmer for Criminal Trespassing 2 at MSRMC. Sweeney was arrested and released O/R.
March 1 at 4:52 p.m., AST arrested 51-year-old Beatrix Merlo-Morris of Wasilla on charges of Criminal Mischief 5 and Disorderly Conduct. Merlo-Morris was taken to MSPT without bail.
ALASKA WILDLIFE TROOPERS
February 28, Palmer AWT cited 27-year-old Mackenzie Spurlock of Wasilla $220 for sportfishing without a license in possession on Long Lake.
March 1 at 12:58 p.m., AWT cited 46-year-old Luke Baysinger of Palmer $70 for ice fishing with more than 2 lines on Long Lake on the Glenn Highway.
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
MIW — Misconduct Involving Weapons
MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial
O/R — On Recognizance
SERT — Special Emergency Response Team
VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release