Alaska State Troopers

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ALASKA STATE TROOPERS

August 6 at 5:02 p.m., AST responded to a report that sometime between April and June of this year, someone broke a lock and stole a red connex shipping container from East Chickaloon Drive in Chickaloon.

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August 8 at 12:53 a.m., AST received a report of a robbery at the MEA substation on 1351 South Georgeson Road near Palmer and arrested David Beaty after discovering that Beaty broke into a building with an intent to commit a crime, entered land with intent to commit a crime, damaged property under $750 and stole property. Beaty was taken to MSPT on charges of Attempted Burglary 2, Criminal Trespass 1, Criminal Mischief 4, Theft 4 and possession of burglary tools

August 6 at 8:17 p.m., AST arrested 42-year-old Justin Grebe of Anchorage for DUI near mile 105 of the Old Richardson Highway. Grebe was pulled over for speeding and taken to the Glennallen Trooper Post O/R. Grebe was additionally cited for speeding and expired registration.

August 7 at 10:05 p.m., AST in Glennallen arrested 35-year-old Vera Douglas of Copper Center on a FTR warrant on the O/C of DUI/PTRP. Douglas was taken to the Glennallen Trooper Post.

August 8 at 2:59 a.m., AST arrested 38-year-old Jeremy Schulz of Wasilla following a reported disturbance near West Bonaparte Avenue and Vine Road in Wasilla. Schulz had five active arrest warrants and was additionally charged with Theft 2, Assault 4, MICS 4, Resisting Arrest and Improper Use of Plates. Schulz was taken to MSPT.

August 10 at 5:42 p.m., AST arrested 26-year-old Garret Finch of Wasilla following a disturbance in Wasilla. Finch was charged with Assault 4 (DV) following investigation and taken to MSPT without bail.

August 10 at 5:50 p.m., AST arrested 59-year-old Thomas Russell of Palmer for Assault 4 (DV) following a report of a disturbance at a residence on Soapstone Road in Palmer. Russell was taken to MPST without bail.

August 10 at 7:38 p.m., AST arrested 33-year-old Cori Smith of Wasilla following a report of a disturbance on West Sprucewood Drive in Wasilla. Smith was charged with Criminal Mischief 4 and taken to MSPT.

August 11 at 12:50 a.m., AST arrested 31-year-old Summer Kocean of Wasilla following a report of a disturbance on Prince Charming Drive in Houston. Kocean was violating a DVPO and taken to MSPT.

August 11 at 1:15 a.m., Soldotna Base AST responded to a report of a dangerous driver and stopped 56-year-old Brian Stanley of Palmer near mile 73 of the Sterling Highway. Stanley was charged with DUI and taken to WPF on $1,000 bail.

August 11 at 4:23 a.m., AST arrested 33-year-old Christopher Tidwell of Wasilla following a disturbance on Carr Smith Street in Wasilla. Tidwell was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT.

August 12 at 10:51 a.m., AST with Palmer Judicial Services arrested 36-year-old Marjorie Labriola of Palmer following a disturbance at Palmer Court. Labriola had an existing warrant for Assault 4 and Disorderly Conduct and was taken to MSPT without bail.

August 12 at 4:30 p.m., AST cited 27-year-old Megan Unger of Houston following a report of trespassing. Unger was issued a summons for Criminal Trespassing after entering a store she was previously trespassed from in Houston.

August 12 at 2:24 p.m., AST received a report of a Topcon FC-5000 field computer stolen from a vehicle between June 6th and June 25th.

August 13 at 2:00 p.m., AST with Palmer Judicial Services arrested 69-year-old Larry Pruitt of Talkeetna for a warrant at his home in Talkeetna. Pruitt had an outstanding warrant for SAM 2 and was taken to MSPT without bail.

ALASKA WILDLIFE TROOPERS

August 10 at 5:08 a.m., AWT of Glennallen received a self report from 69-year-old Paul White of Glennallen for his harvest of a bull moose prior to the open of season. White was cited $500.

August 11, AWT in Mat-Su cited 41-year-old Travis Lizer of Wasilla $220 while sportfishing without a license at Sunshine Creek.

August 11, AWT in Mat-Su cited 49-year-old Eric Haines of Talkeetna $220 for sportfishing without a license at Sunshine Creek.

August 12, AWT cited 30-year-old Aaron Moore of Wasilla $270 for harvesting a caribou without a proper permit in Eureka.

PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT

August 7, PPD arrested 43-year-old Scott Campbell for Disorderly Conduct. Campbell was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

August 7, PPD arrested 26-year-old Trisha Stewart of Palmer on a $25 warrant for FTA on the O/C of Assault 4. Stewart was taken to MSPT.

August 7, PPD arrested 48-year-old Duane Anderson of Palmer for Criminal Trespass 2. Anderson was taken to MSPt on $100 bail.

August 9, PPD arrested 33-year-old Ronald Jeralds of Palmer for Theft 2. Jeralds was taken to MSPT without bail.

August 11, PPD issued a summons to 42-year-old Scott Campbell of Palmer for Criminal Trespass 2.

WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT

August 6 at 12:38 p.m., WPD forwarded charges to the DAO against Paul Hess who had rented equipment from Alaska Pacific Rentals in April and had accrued a bill of $1,486.76.

August 5, WPD received a report that sometime between February 14 and now, two trailers and a boat were stolen from property on Glacier Avenue in Wasilla.

August 5 at 1:17 p.m., WPD received a report of a light bar stolen from a Central Mat-Su Fire vehicle valued at $1,000.

August 6 at 1:03 a.m., WPD issued a summons for Trespass 2 for Ralph Moore II, who was reported trespassing at Walmart.

August 6 at 7:53 a.m., WPD arrested Dustin Petrin for DLWR and DWLI on Knik Goose-Bay Road.

August 6 at 10:50 a.m., WPD received a report that a $1,200 winch was stolen from his vehicle at Lithia Chevrolet in Wasilla.

August 6 at 1:19 p.m., WPD issued a criminal citation to Kamron Gregson following a two-vehicle collision between Gregson and Maria Johnson at the intersection of Herning Street and Main Street. Johnson was cited for exercise due care to avoid collision.

August 7 at 7:50 a.m., WPD forwarded charges to the DAO of Assault 4 on both Darrell Charles and Jenny Spear following a disturbance at an address near Kalli Circle.

August 7 at 8:56 p.m., WPD arrested 39-year-old Demetris Johnson of Wasilla for DUI. Johnson provided a .146 PBT and was taken to MSPT.

August 8 at 7:32 p.m., WPD issued a summons to 30-year-old Allen Christiansen of Wasilla for DWLI.

August 8 at 10:49 p.m., WPD issued a summons to 23-year-old Colton Renfro of Wasilla for DWLS, DWLI, speeding and Unlawful use of a Classified License after Renfro was stopped for speeding on a motorcycle.

August 8 at 11:47 p.m., WPD arrested David Osantowski on two counts of Assault 4 (DV) following a disturbance on Centurian Place in Wasilla.

August 9 at 9:21 a.m., WPD arrested 41-year-old Brian Bates of Willow on an FTA warrant on the O/C of DWLC. Bates had been reported sleeping in a pickup at Pet Zoo and was taken to MSPT on $100 bail. Bates was additionally charged with MICS which is being forwarded to the DAO.

August 9 at 11:34 p.m., WPD arrested Zane Finger for Resisting Arrest and False Information following a security check at Carrs. WPD believed they had a warrant for Finger’s arrest and Finger attempted to flee.

August 10 at 10:50 a.m., WPD arrested 47-year-old Gladys Anderson of Wasilla attempted to speed away from a WPD officer after the officer was aware of her suspended license and warned her not to operate the vehicle. After a short pursuit, Anderson was stopped, detained, and charged with Eluding 2 through the DAO. Anderson was released from the scene and her vehicle was towed.

August 10 at 8:43 p.m., WPD pursued Jacson Anthony who fled on a green dirtbike following an attempted traffic stop. Anthony was stopped at the Clapp Street railroad crossing and was charged with Felony DUI, Felony Refusal, Criminal Trespass 1 and Eluding 1 and taken to MSPT.

August 10 at 10:00 p.m., WPD charged Brittany Dolechek with Trespass 2 at Target. Dolecheck was taken to MSPT.

August 11 at 12:57 a.m., WPD arrested Erik Estes for DUI. Estes was taken to MSPT.

DAO - DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

DV - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

DVPO - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER

DWLC - DRIVING WHILE LICENSE CANCELED

FTA - FAILURE TO APPEAR

FTR - FAILURE TO REMAND

MEA - MATANUSKA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION

MICS - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

MPH - MILES PER HOUR

MSPT - MAT SU PRE TRIAL

O/R - ON RECOGNIZANCE

O/C - ORIGINAL CHARGE

PTRP - PRE TRIAL RELEASE PROGRAM

WPF - WILDWOOD PRETRIAL FACILITY

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.

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