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


September 11 at 1:08 p.m., AST received a report that someone cut fencing and damaged a gate causing approximately $250 in damage near South Paddock Drive in Wasilla.

September 12 at 2:13 a.m., AST arrested 23-year-old Calvin Wolder-Heussner following a report of a male breaking into vehicles at a business on Knik-Goose Bay Road. Wolter-Heussner was charged with MIW 3, Criminal Trespass and VCOR and taken to MSPT without bail.

September 12 at 7:24 p.m., AST arrested 45-year-old Lance Peterson of Wasilla. Peterson had an arrest warrant on the O/C of Assault 4 and Criminal Trespass 1 and was taken to MSPT.

September 13 at 3:41 p.m., AST received a report of a disturbance on Ryan Circle in Wasilla where investigation revealed a 39-year-old male from Wasilla caused $100 in damage to property and left the area prior to AST arrival and charges are being forwarded to the DAO.

September 13 at 6:30 p.m., AST arrested 24-year-old Michael Klitscher of Wasilla following a disturbance near Vine Road in Wasilla. Klitscher was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief 4(DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.

September 14 at 2:29 p.m., AST received a report of a stolen blue 2018 Subaru Outback with Alaska license plates ILMJNC between Friday night and Saturday at noon.

September 14 at 4:22 p.m., AST received a report that a suspect stole a prescription bottle of Hydrocodone from an open apartment on Blue Lupine Drive in Palmer.

September 14 at 4:53 p.m., AST arrested 47-year-old Gretchen Linsey of Palmer on an outstanding FTA warrant on the O/C of DUI. Linsey was taken to MSPT without 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.


DAO — District Attorney’s Office

DUI — Driving Under the Influence

DV — Domestic Violence

FTA — Failure to Appear

O/C — Original Charge

MIW — Misconduct Involving Weapons

MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial

VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release

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