Alaska State Troopers

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ALASKA STATE TROOPERS

November 20 at 3:14 a.m., AST arrested 24-year-old Isaiah Leverty of Wasilla for DUI and Felony Refusal following a welfare check on Bogard Road. Leverty was taken to MSPT without bail.

November 20 at 7:27 p.m., AST arrested 42-year-old Jimmy Jorris Jr., of Wasilla on an outstanding warrant for parole violation on the O/C of MICS 2, VCOR and Evasion 1. Morris Jr., was taken to MPST without bail.

November 20 at 9:30 p.m., AST arrested 28-year-old James Eychaner of Wasilla for an outstanding warrant on the O/C of Assault 4. Eychaner was taken to MSPT without bail.

November 20 at 10:05 p.m., AST arrested 39-year-old Michael Munchuak of Anchorage following a report of a dangerous driver near the intersection of the Parks Highway and Seward Meridian Parkway in Wasilla. Munchuak was charged with DUI and taken to MSPT on $500 bail.

November 20 at 11:23 p.m., AST arrested 23-year-old Joseph Puddicombe following a report of a truck in the ditch at the intersection of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway and Arabian Lane in Palmer. Puddicombe was charged with DUI and taken to MSPT where he was released O/R.

November 22 at 12:40 p.m., AST with Palmer Judicial Services arrested 34-year-old John Caverly Jr., on an active warrant at Palmer court. Caverly Jr., had an active warrant for FTA on the O/C of DUI and two charges of MICS 2 and was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.

November 23 at 9:00 p.m., AST arrested 23-year-old Calvin Wiggins of Palmer following a report of DV abuse near Maud Road in Palmer. Wiggins was not on scene when AST responded but was arrested at the residence on November 22 and charged with Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.

November 23 at 6:50 a.m., AST arrested 44-year-old Kimberly Dubie of Wasilla following a report of a female asleep at the wheel of a vehicle near Satisfied Drive in Wasilla. Dubie was charged with DUI and taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail along with parole violation.

November 23 at 5:45 p.m., AST arrested 38-year-old Jennene Nashoanak of Willow following an assault on Willow-Fishhook road. Nashoanak was charged with three counts of Felony Assault 3 and taken to MSPT without bail.

November 23 at 11:00 p.m., AST arrested 40-year-old Robert Albright of Wasilla following a report of a theft in progress near mile 49 of the Parks Highway in Wasilla. Albright was charged with Criminal Trespass 1, Theft 3 and outstanding theft warrants and taken to MSPT on $200 bail.

November 24 at 2:23 a.m., AST arrested 30-year-old Abbygail Sio of Anchorage following a disturbance on Adventurer Boulevard in Wasilla. Sio was charged with Criminal Mischief 4 and taken to MSPT pending arraignment.

November 24 at 5:39 p.m., AST arrested 38-year-old Jeffrey Nagel of Wasilla following a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Valley Loop in Wasilla. Nagel was taken to MSPT on charges of DUI and held on $1,000 bail.

November 25, AST arrested 40-year-old Lua Smith of Houston while investigating the whereabouts of a runaway juvenile. Smith was charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and provided information leading to the discovery of the missing juvenile who was located safe.

November 26 at 3:18 p.m., AST arrested 44-year-old Jeremiah Gould of Wasilla following a report of a domestic disturbance on North Tanana Drive in Wasilla. Gould intentionally damaged $260 in property and was taken to MSPT.

November 26 at 7:48 p.m., AST arrested 47-year-old Jeremy Ickes of Talkeetna following a traffic stop on Knik-Goose Bay Road in Wasilla. Ickes had two FTA warrants on the O/C of DUI and DWLR and was taken to MSPT on $700 cash bail.

PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT

November 19, PPD arrested 36-year-old Brandon Haxton of Wasilla for Vehicle Theft 2 and VCOR and was taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail.

November 19, PPD arrested 31-year-old Natasha Leachaman of Wasilla for Concealment of Merchandise. Leachmen was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

November 21, PPD received a report that 45-year-old Anthony Evan of Palmer has been missing since November 12.

November 22, PPD arrested 53-year-old Eric Anderson of Anchorage on a $500 FTA warrant on the O/C of Felony DUI. Additionally, Anderson was charged with Vehicle Theft 1, Felony DUI, Felony Refusal, two counts of Assault 4, Providing False Information, MICS 5, DWLR and taken to MSPT without bail.

November 24, PPD arrested 24-year-old Tristan Ragsdale of Palmer on a $100 FTA warrant on the O/C of Criminal Mischief 4 and Theft 3. Ragsdale was taken to MSPT.

November 24, PPD forwarded charges of Criminal Trespass 2 for 38-year-old Shane Madsen of Palmer to the DAO.

WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT

November 18 at 3:53 p.m., WPD received a report of a counterfeit $100 bill being passed from an MEA employee.

November 18 at 4:18 p.m., WPD forwarded charges of driving without liability insurance, valid driver’s license and registration to the DAO for David Ostanowski.

November 18 at 4:42 p.m., WPD received a report of a counterfeit $100 bill being passed by an employee with First National Bank.

November 18 at 10:05 p.m., WPD arrested Elisa Johnson on an active warrant and False Information during a security check at Carrs. Johnson was taken to MSPT.

November 19, WPD forwarded charges of Criminal Mischief 4 to the Palmer DAO for 38-year-old Vanessa Rumfelt of Wasilla following a report of a disturbance on Yenlo Street. Rumfelt was issued a 12-hour Disorderly Conduct warning.

November 20 at 2:33 p.m., WPD received a report of $5,000 taken from a residence on Minnetonka Drive.

November 20 at 8:54 p.m., WPD issued a summons for Criminal Trespass 2 to Robert Albright at Carrs.

November 20 at 12:59 a.m., WPD issued a criminal summons to Logan Harrison for DWLI.

November 21 at 5:10 p.m., WPD forwarded charges of Theft 4 on Nicole Cizek to the DAO.

November 21, WPD arrested 43-year-old Joseph Webb for Assault 3 (DV) following a disturbance at the Grand View Inn. Webb was taken to MSPT without bail.

November 21 at 8:15 p.m., WPD arrested Brittany Dolechek at Fred Meyer after being trespassed for life.

November 22 at 5:50 a.m., WPD arrested Karen Babbit for Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief 5 following a domestic disturbance near Dorothea Circle. Babbit was taken to MSPT.

November 22 at 10:26 a.m., WPD arrested Vanessa Rumfelt following a reported disturbance on Yenlo Street. Rumfelt was charged with Disorderly Conduct and taken to MSPT.

November 22 at 9:22 p.m., WPD received a report of $2,100 worth of batteries and components stolen from a transformer box.

November 22 at 10:01 p.m., WPD forwarded charges of Criminal Trespass 2 to the DAO for 32-year-old Brandon Heller of Wasilla at Carrs.

November 23 at 1:03 a.m., WPD issued a summons to Ronald Bell for DWLR following a traffic stop at the intersection of the Parks Highway and Yenlo Street.

November 23 at 1:53 a.m., WPD arrested 28-year-old Christopher Bailey of Wasilla following a report of a dangerous driver traveling northbound in southbound lanes of the Parks Highway. Bailey was stopped near Deskas Street and provided a .209 breath sample. Bailey was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.

November 23 at 10:51 p.m., WPD arrested Kyle Day following a traffic stop. Day was taken to MSPT on active arrest warrants for two counts of MICS, and DWLI and was cited for driving without a valid license.

November 24 at 2:00 p.m., WPD arrested Brandin Hochstrasser of Wasilla following a disturbance at Wasilla Lake Park. Hochstrasser was previously trespassed and taken to MSPT on charges of Criminal Trespass 2.

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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