All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
ALASKA STATE TROOPERS
December 2 at 2:28 p.m., AST arrested 48-year-old Ronald Franklin of Big Lake near Halston Street. Franklin was charged with two counts of Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief 4 (DV) for assaulting two family members while intoxicated and damaging property. Franklin was taken to MSPT without bail.
December 4 at 5:24 p.m., AST responded to a juvenile who had been struck by a vehicle on Church Road in Wasilla. 34-year-old Michael Morrison of Wasilla took evasive actions to avoid hitting the juvenile and provided emergency first aid on scene. The juvenile was taken to MSRMC with non-life threatening injuries.
December 6 at 10:08 a.m., 57-year-old Dolly Hampton of Wasilla was reported missing by a family member. Anyone with information related to Ms. Hampton's disappearance is urged to contact Troopers at 907-745-2131 or Mat-Su Crime Stoppers at 907-745-3333. Reference AST case number AK18086642.
December 6 at 12:20 a.m., AST arrested 38-year-old William Murray of Big Lake for two felony arrest warrants near Hunter Street. Murray was taken to MSPT.
December 6 at 3:59 a.m., AST arrested 29-year-old Chance Gypin of Wasilla on felony no bail warrants for parole violation on the O/C of Assault 3. Gypin was the passenger in a vehicle at the G&G Food Mart on Fireweed road and was taken to MSPT without bail.
December 8 at 12:29 a.m., AST arrested 34-year-old Alison Hooks of Wasilla on outstanding warrant arrests on the O/C of MICS 4. Hooks was stopped in a 1994 Ford Ranger for an equipment violation and taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
December 8 at 3:55 a.m., AST arrested 31-year-old O’Keith Bell of Wasilla for assaulting a family member on West Reliance Road in Wasilla. Bell was charged with Assault 4 and Criminal Mischief 4 and taken to MSPT without bail.
December 10 at 6:32 responded to a report of counterfeit currency at the Holiday gas station on the Parks Highway and Pittman Road.
December 11 at 9:45 a.m., AST arrested 25-year-old Kehleb-Colton Johnson at Birch Harbor Road in Houston on an active arrest warrant for violating probation on the O/C of MICS 4. Johnson was taken to MSPT on $5,000 bail.
December 10 at 8:00 a.m., AST with the CSU in Palmer and AWT located five stolen firearms and fifteen suspected stolen firearms when responding to a report of a located ATV that had been stolen on Bodenburg Loop in the Butte by 35-year-old Jessica Krieger of Palmer. Troopers also located 28-year-old Trevor Bernard of Anchorage on two active MIW 3 arrest warrants. On
December 11 at 8:00 p.m., AST arrested 58-year-old Orville Newhall of Houston after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle near Forest Park Drive and Lakeshore Drive in Houston. Newhall was arrested on active warrants and taken to MSPT on $100 bail.
December 11, the CSU arrested Krieger on five counts of Theft 2 and taken to MSPT.
December 12 at 4:31 a.m., AST arrested 42-year-old Brandee Stone of Wasilla near Sasbo Bluff Loop in Wasilla. Troopers responded to a disturbance call and arrested Stone on active warrants. Stone was taken to MSPT with a $100 cash appearance bail.
December 12, AST arrested 26-year-old William Stephens on outstanding warrants on the O/C of Attempted Murder 1, Assault 1, and Assault 3. Stephens was taken to MSPT and held without bail.
December 12 at 12:35 p.m., 33-year-old Jerod Marosticamistler turned himself in to the Palmer AST post on a warrant for FTC with probation on the O/C of Eluding. Marosticamistler was taken to MSPT on $5,000 bail.
December 12 at 7:56 a.m., AST received a report of two small light bars stolen from a vehicle at a business on Sylvan Road.
PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT
December 3, PPD arrested 38-year-old Rosebud Sweeney of Palmer for Theft 4 and Trespassing 1. Sweeney was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
December 4, PPD forwarded charges of Criminal Trespass 2 to the DAO for 51-year-old Duane Anderson of Palmer.
December 4, PPD arrested 21-year-old Raven Lee Ann Evan of Palmer for Assault 4 on a Police Officer. Evan was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
December 5, PPD arrested 28-year-old Kateryne Murray of Wasilla for Criminal Mischief 4. Murray was taken to MSPT without bail.
December 5, PPD arrested 57-year-old Barbara Saenz of Palmer for DUI. Saenz was taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail.
December 8, PPD arrested 47-year-old Robert Malone of Palmer for Assault 4. Malone was taken to MSPT without bail.
December 8, PPD arrested 20-year-old Jeremiah Johnson of Palmer for VCOR. Johnson was taken to MSPT on $1,00 bail.
AWT - ALASKA WILDLIFE TROOPERS
CSU - CRIMINAL SUPPRESSION UNIT
DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DV - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
MICS - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
MIW - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING WEAPONS
MSPT - MAT SU PRE TRIAL
MSRMC - MAT SU REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
O/C - ORIGINAL CHARGE
O/R - ON RECOGNIZANCE
Anyone that has information about these incidents are encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers or the MATSU Crimestoppers at 745-3333.