All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
ALASKA STATE TROOPERS
March 26 at 9:27 p.m., AST arrested 18-year-old Shanna Sheldon of Wasilla for Assault 4 (DV) on Twin Peaks Drive in Wasilla. Sheldon was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 26 at 8:30 p.m., AST arrested 43-year-old Gregory Friday of Anchorage for Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief 4 (DV) for an assault and over $250 damage to a residence on West Kinsington Avenue in Wasilla. Friday was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 27 at 2:41 p.m., AST arrested 36-year-old Andrea Hill of Wasilla for Criminal Trespass 2 at a residence off East Linlu Lane in Wasilla. Hill was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
March 28 at 4:00 a.m., AST arrested 28-year-old Amber Montelongo of California for one count of Assault 4 (DV) and one count of Assault 4 on Birch Cove Drive in Wasilla. Montelongo was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 28 a Palmer Grand Jury returned a true bill on 35-year-old Ian Lleshi of Willow for Felony Eluding, Assault on a Police Officer 3, Assault 3, Criminal Mischief 3, five counts of Burglary 1, Burglary 2, and five counts of Theft 2 following incidents from Willow to Trapper Creek. Charges for six additional Criminal Mischief and Criminal Trespass were filed.
Lleshi had been arrested on October 22, 2018 when he was found in possession of stolen items from three separate incidents during the previous month in the Willow area.
March 29 at 11:34 a.m., AST arrested 23-year-old Brandon Klick of Wasilla after he was stopped running into traffic in Wasilla. Klick had four warrants for $5,250 for Burglary 2, two charges of Theft 4 and two charges of Theft 2. Klick was taken to MSPT on $5,250 bail.
March 30 at 4:35 p.m., AST arrested 33-year-old Crystal Churchill of Willow on two outstanding warrants totaling $750 for violating a DVPO and Theft 4. Churchill was taken to MSPT.
March 29 at 6:25 p.m., AST arrested 39-year-old Matthew Baker of Willow on $5,000 arrest warrants for FTA on the O/C of DUI. Baker was observed in a vehicle on the Parks Highway in Willow and taken to MSPT.
March 29 at 6:30 p.m., AST arrested 18-year-old Daniel Buckwalter of Wasilla for Burglary 2 (DV), Vehicle Theft 2, and Criminal Mischief 5 (DV) after he damaged property of a household member and stole an ATV on Snowshoe Lane in Wasilla. Buckwalter was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 29 at 9:02 p.m., AST arrested 34-year-old Brandon Wallace of Wasilla on an outstanding arrest warrant for FTA on the O/C of Assault 4 at a residence off Greensward Drive in Wasilla. Wallace was taken to MSPT on $100 bail.
March 30 at 6:21 p.m., AST arrested 44-year-old Jose Casasola of Wasilla on warrants for Assault 3, Assault 4, and Criminal Mischief 4. Casasola was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 30 at 6:38 p.m., AST arrested 28-year-old Kimberly Ridrick of Wasilla for Assault 3 after Troopers received a report of a female swinging an axe at an individual on South Singing Woods Drive in Wasilla. Ridrick was taken to MSPT.
March 30 at 9:40 p.m., AST received a report that an individual smashed the front passenger window of a vehicle and stole a wallet near Reflection Lake in Palmer.
March 19 at 3:39 a.m., AST arrested 45-year-old Clifton Webb of Wasilla for Assault 4 (DV), and Criminal Mischief 5 (DV) following a disturbance in Meadow Lakes. Webb was taken to MSPT.
March 31 at 8:15 p.m., AST arrested 47-year-old Robbyn Williams of Wasilla for DUI. Williams was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
March 31 at 4:18 p.m., AST arrested 44-year-old Paul Sibley of Wasilla on warrants for the O/C of Assault 2, two counts of Assault 4 and Criminal Mischief 5. Sibley was found to have heroin on his person and taken to MSPT on charges of MICS 4 and Promoting Contraband 1. Sibley was taken to MSPT without bail.
April 2 at 9:39 a.m., AST received a report that a vehicle was broken into and approximately $100 worth of items was stolen from it while parked at Reflection Lake.
April 2 at 8:21 a.m., AST received a report from vehicles on South Frontier Drive in Palmer. Between 1:30 a.m., and 3:30 a.m., thieves rooted through multiple vehicles on the street as captured on private security cameras.
April 2 at 2:15 p.m., AST arrested 68-year-old Jerry Lewis of Wasilla for DUI after he was reported as a dangerous driver on leaving Knik Kountry Liquor on Knik Goose-Bay Road. Lewis was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
April 2 at 10:07 p.m., AST arrested 39-year-old Ceclia White of Chugiak for DUI with a minor passenger. White was taken to MSPT on charges of DUI, Endangering the Welfare of a Child 1, and Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test. White was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
April 2 at 11:40 p.m., AST received a report that multiple buildings were broken into and items stolen from a residence near Willa Court and Tia Terrace Drive in Wasilla.
BUREAU OF HIGHWAY PATROL
March 28 at 11:35 a.m., AST BHP arrested 26-year-old Ivan Basargin was arrested on an outstanding $100 arrest warrant for FTA on the O/C of DUI. Basargin was stopped for speeding in a 2013 Acura near mile 34 of the Glenn Highway and taken to MSPT.
March 28 at 1:32 p.m., AST BHP arrested 27-year-old Mitchell Cannon of Anchorage for DUI drugs after he drove into the ditch near Hollywood road and Vine Road in Wasilla. Cannon was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
ALASKA WILDLIFE TROOPERS
March 28, AWT in Anchorage issued a $120 citation to 31-year-old Samuel Miller of Wasilla for failing to return black bear registration permit as required.
March 25, PPD arrested 28-year-old Michael Jimenez of Palmer on an existing warrant for an Assault 4 charge. Jimenez was taken to MSPT.
March 26, PPD arrested 29-year-old Samir Chettfour of Wasilla on a $500 Failure to Appear warrant on the O/C of DUI. Chettfour was taken to MSPT.
March 26, PPD arrested 59-year-old Eric Restad of Wasilla for DUI. Restad was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
March 29, PPD forwarded charges of violating a Domestic Violence Protective Order to the DAO for 52-year-old Terry Carmack.
March 29, PPD forwarded charges of Failure to Stop at the Direction of a Peace Officer to the DAO for 43-year-old Terra Stanley of Palmer.
March 29, PPD arrested 23-year-old Tristan Ragsdale of Palmer for Criminal Mischief 3. Ragsdale was taken to MSPT without bail.
March 31, PPD arrested 30-year-old Bryce Dooley of Wasilla on a warrant for FTR on the O/C of DUI. Dooley was taken to MSPT with 25 days to serve.
ACRONYM CHEAT SHEET
APD - ANCHORAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT
CSU - CRIMINAL SUPPRESSION UNIT
DAO - DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DV - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
DVPO - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER
DWLR - DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED
MSPT - MAT-SU PRE TRIAL
MICS - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
O/C - ORIGINAL CHARGE
O/R - ON RECOGNIZANCE
VCOR - VIOLATING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE
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.