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ALASKA STATE TROOPERS
February 24 at 12:45 p.m., AST received a report of a stolen 45 caliber stainless steel Kimber 1911 firearm with black grips taken from the Wasilla area.
February 24 at 10:11 p.m., AST arrested 36-year-old Joseph Reyes of Wasilla following a reported trespassing on Tiffany Drive in Palmer. Reyes was charged with DUI and taken to MSPT where he was released O/R.
January 22 at 1:11 p.m., AST received a report of a suspicious individual near Vine Road and Hollywood Road in Wasilla. AST arrested 59-year-old Samuel Palinko of Wasilla on two outstanding arrest warrants. Palinko was taken to MSPT on $150 bail.
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.
WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT
February 16 at 4:29 p.m., WPD arrested 29-year-old William Tapey of Anchorage during a traffic stop. Tapey had an outstanding warrant for FTA and was taken to MSPT.
February 16 at 9:21 p.m., WPD arrested Ezekiel Coble following a traffic stop. Coble had an arrest warrant and was taken to MSPT.
February 17 at 2:42 a.m., WPD arrested 41-year-old Daniel Bentley of Red Bluff California following a vehicle pursuit that began on the Parks Highway. Bentley was stopped by a spike strip from AST and taken to MSPT on a charge of Felony Eluding.
February 17 at 8:02 a.m., WPD arrested 25-year-old William Beasley Jr., of Wasilla on an outstanding warrant and an additional charge of MICS 5. Beasley was taken to MSPT.
February 17 at 11:00 a.m., WPD arrested 36-year-old Janette Salmon of Wasilla on an outstanding warrant for FTC. Salmon was taken to MSPT.
February 17 at 12:51 p.m., WPD arrested 35-year-old Michael Masek of Wasilla during a traffic stop. Masek had an outstanding warrant for FTC on the O/C of DUI and was taken to MSPT.
February 17 at 7:54 p.m., WPD arrested 50-year-old William LeMaster of Anchorage during an investigation. LeMaster had an outstanding warrant for Assault and was taken to MSPT.
February 18 at 2:47 a.m., WPD arrested 38-year-old Casey James of Wasilla during a traffic stop. James had a warrant for Theft 4 and was taken to MSPT.
February 18 at 11:41 p.m., WPD arrested 37-year-old Flora Nick of Wasilla following a report of a dangerous driver. Nick was charged with DUI and VOIP and released O/R.
February 19 at 9:01 p.m., WPD received a report of a counterfeit $20 bill passed at IHOP.
February 21 at 9:08 a.m., AST cited 21-year-old Bosco Olson-Oaks of Houston during a traffic stop. Olson-Oaks was charged with DUI, issued a summons and later released.