All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
September 9 at 9:33 a.m., AST with Palmer Judicial Services arrested 31-year-old DAminic Yacovelli of Anchorage for VCOR. Yacovelli was taken to MSPT on $200 cash/corporate appearance bail.
September 2 at 7:52 a.m., AST received a report of a stolen Honda CR-V from the intersection of Trunk Road and Palmer Fishhook Road. The vehicle was later recovered along Bodenburg Loop near the Old Glenn Highway in Palmer. Investigation is ongoing.
September 3 at 11:53 a.m., AST arrested 34-year-old Richard Brown of Meadow Lakes on an outstanding FTA warrant on the O/C of Criminal Mischief 5. Brown was taken to MSPT on $200 bail.
September 9 at 1:30 a.m, AST arrested Orrin Pinard following a reported disturbance in Talkeetna. Pinard was charged with Criminal Mischief 3, Assault 4 on a Police Officer, three counts of Disorderly Conduct and Indecent Exposure 2. Pinard was taken to MSPT without bail.
September 8 at 10:33 p.m., AST and WPD arrested 31-year-old Justin Jacobsen of Wasilla on a warrant for Theft 4 and additional charges of Criminal Trespass 1 and Criminal Mischief 4. Jacobsen was taken to MSPT on $150 bail.
September 8 at 7:19 p.m., AST arrested 40-year-old Nicholas Lorimer for Assault 4 (DV). Lorimer was taken to MSPT without bail.
September 8 at 6:12 p.m., AST responded to MSRMC for a reported gunshot victim. Investigation continues.
September 6 at 11:52 p.m., AST arrested 40-year-old Wesley Choy of Talkeetna for DUI near mile 14 of Talkeetna Spur Road. Choy was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
September 6 at 1:47 p.m., AST received a report of a dangerous driver and arrested 36-year-old Elsie Breckheimer of Wasilla failing to maintain her lane near mile 31 of the Glenn Highway. Breckheimer performed poorly on SFST’s and provided a BRAC of .217 and was taken to
MSPT on charges of DUI.
September 10 at 4:39 p.m., AST arrested 34-year-old Derick Baisch of Wasilla following a domestic disturbance on North Hilltop Drive in Wasilla. Baisch is charged with Criminal Mischief 3 (DV) and was taken to MSPT without bail.
ALASKA WILDLIFE TROOPERS
September 3, AWT in Delta were contacted by ADF&G in reference to a bull moose being harvested without a permit. AWT cited 46-year-old Christopher Fitchner of Wasilla near mile 267 of the Richardson Highway for Moose Seasons and Bag Limits and scheduled an arraignment date.
September 8, AWT in Wasilla cited 67-year-old David Dickerson of Wasilla for taking a sub legal moose in GMU 16A. The antlers were seized as evidence and the meat was given to charity.
September 9, AWT in Mat-Su issued a summons to 35-year-old Jonathan Pacheco Cruz of Wasilla for harvesting a sub legal moose in GMU 14. The antlers were seized as evidence and the meat was given to charity.
PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT
September 2, PPD issued a summons to 34-year-old Chase Apalone of Wasilla for Theft 3.
September 2, PPD arrested 22-year-old Elijah Cruthers of Palmer for DUI, MIW 4 and MIW 5. Cruthers was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
September 2, PPD issued a summons to 23-year-old Cody Rissew of Palmer for DWLR.
September 2, PPD arrested 21-year-old Joanne Kameroff of Palmer for assault 4. Kameroff was taken to MSPT without bail.
September 2, PPD arrested 38-year-old Beau Bishop of Palmer on a $100 warrant for a Petition to Revoke Probation for ASAP. Bishop was taken to MSPT.
September 3, PPD arrested 25-year-old Jamie Wooley of Houston for $600 in warrants for FTA on the O/C of VCOR and Assault 4.
WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT
September 2 at 10:45 p.m., WPD charged Ira See Jr., with DWLI following a traffic stop near Swanson Avenue and North Knik Street.
September 4 at 8:00 a.m., WPD reported $5,000 worth of tools stolen from a construction site on Sun Mountain Avenue during the preceding holiday weekend. Investigation is ongoing.
September 6 at 12:42 a.m., WPD responded to a report of a shoplifting at Walmart by a vehicle without license plates. WPD located the vehicle which was stolen out of Anchorage two days prior, but the driver fled and was not located.
September 6, WPD arrested 42-year-old Mark Wood of Wasilla for DWLR. Wood was taken to MSPT.
September 7 at 6:52 p.m., WPD arrested 26-year-old Keith Pulver on an active arrest warrant for DLWR. Pulver was taken to MSPT and charges of DLWR are being forwarded to the DAO.
September 8 at 6:00 p.m., WPD issued a summons to 27-year-old Makinley Velasquez of Wasilla for Criminal Trespass 2.
September 8 at 7:26 p.m., WPD arrested Tamra Cox for DLWR following a traffic stop on Wasilla Fishhook Road. Cow was additionally issued citations for lack of insurance and expired registration.
ADF&G - ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME
ASAP - ALCOHOL SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM
BRAC - BREATH ALCOHOL CONTENT
DAO - DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DV - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
DWLI - DRIVING WITHOUT LIABILITY INSURANCE
DWLR - DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED
GMU - GAME MANAGEMENT UNIT
MSPT - MAT SU PRE TRIAL
WPD - WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT
FTA - FAILURE TO APPEAR
O/C - ORIGINAL CHARGE
O/R - ON RECOGNIZANCE
MIWS - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING WEAPONS
MSRMC - MAT SU REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
SFTS’s - STANDARD FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS
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.