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.


July 8 at 6:10 p.m., AST arrested 49-year-old Eugene Wodkowski following a report of a suspicious vehicle near Vine Road in Wasilla. Wodkowski had a warrant for FTA on two counts of Assault 4 and was taken to MSPT on $200 bail.

July 10 at 4:55 p.m., AST received a report that a catalytic converter and transfer case plug were stolen from a vehicle at Napa in Big Lake. Investigation is ongoing.

July 10 at 7:35 p.m., AST arrested 27-year-old Jamie Wooley of Wasilla following a warrant tip. Wooley had three warrants and additionally was charged with Escape 3 and taken to MSPT without bail.

July 10 at 9:22 p.m., AST arrested 74-year-old Royce Kelley of Trapper Creek following a reported disturbance in Trapper Creek. Kelley was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.

July 11 at 1:10 a.m., AST arrested 28-year-old Aaron Paxson and 27-year-old Kayla Kineen of Palmer on two counts of Vehicle Theft 1, three counts of Theft 2, Theft 4 and Criminal Mischief 5. Paxson also had an outstanding VCOR warrant and both were taken to MSPT without bail.

July 11 at 2:04 p.m., AST arrested 24-year-old Nathan Hooks of Wasilla following a report of a domestic disturbance on Cross Bow Drive in Wasilla. Hooks was charged with Criminal Trespass 2 (DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.

July 11 at 10:39 a.m., AST arrested 76-year-old David Luce of Yetna River following a reported assault in Willow. Luce was charged with Assault 3 and taken to MSPT without bail.

July 11 at 9:50 p.m., AST arrested 23-year-old Kaitlyn Moseley of Wasilla following a report of a dangerous driver. Moseley was charged with DUI and MIW 4 and released O/R.

July 12 at 6:45 a.m., AST arrested 32-year-old Katheryne Murray of Wasilla on an active warrant and additional charges of Assault 4 (DV). Murray was taken to MSPT.

July 12 at 9:22 a.m., AST received a report of two catalytic converters stolen near South Rainbow Street in Wasilla. Troopers report that the investigation is ongoing, pending further leads or suspects.

July 12 at 11:29 a.m., AST charged 22-year-old Sarah Dobbins with Criminal Trespass 1 and Theft 4.

July 12 at 4:49 p.m., AST arrested 33-year-old Zachary Beasley of Wasilla following a disturbance near Tanana Drive in Wasilla. Beasley was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.


July 9, Soldotna AWT cited 33-year-old Thomas Hensley of Palmer $95 for failure to mark personal use fish on the Kasilof River.

July 10, Soldotna AWT cited 39-year-old Joshua Brandon of Willow $220 for failure to hold a valid Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Permit on the north beach of the Kenai River.

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.


DUI — Driving Under the Influence

DV — Domestic Violence

FTA — Failure to Appear

O/R — On Recognizance

MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial

VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release

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