Alaska State Troopers

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Alaska State Troopers

December 14 at 2:03 p.m., AST arrested 50-year-old Aan Ortiz of Wasilla for DUI following a traffic stop near mile 19 of the Glenn Highway. Ortiz was taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail for multiple DUI convictions.

December 15 at 12:57 a.m., AST arrested 41-year-old Richard Hacker of Palmer on an outstanding warrant near Palmer Fishhook Road. Hacker was arrested a warrant with the O/C of Assault 3, Assault 4, Reckless Endangerment and Promoting Contraband 1. Hacker was taken to MSPT without bail.

December 15 at 2:07 a.m., AST arrested 18-year-old Patrick Taylor of Wasilla for misdemeanor DUI following a traffic stop. Taylor was taken to MSPT.

December 15 at 3:38 a.m., AST arrested 37-year-old Corey Kos of Sutton following a traffic stop for multiple violations. Kos was arrested for DUI and refused SFST’s, PBT, and a chemical breath sample and was taken to MSPT.

December 15 at 10:41 p.m. AST arrested 21-year-old Kayla Capurro of Wasilla for DUI after Capurro was reported as a dangerous driver. Capurro was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

December 17 at 6:00 p.m., AST received a report that a red and black Arctic Cat ATV with a black plow and snorkel kit was stolen from an address near Cheri Lake Drive in Houston.

December 17 at 7:38 p.m., AST arrested 21-year-old Brandiee Jarmer of Wasilla for Assault 4 (DV) following a disturbance at a business on Arabian Lane in Palmer. Jarmer was taken to MSPT without bail.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers

December 10, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited 39-year-old Eric Peterson of North Pole $170 for harvest ticket not in possession; failing to validate.

December 12, AWT responded to a domestic disturbance and arrested 28-year-old Samson Silver of Wasilla for Assault 2, 3, and 4 (DV), and interference with the report of a DV crime. Silver was arrested on December 13 and taken to MSPT without bail.

December 14 at 7:15 p.m., MATCOM received a report of an SOS signal observed in the mountains above Eklutna Lake. The AWT initiated a Search and Rescue and were assisted by the Alaska National Guard in a helicopter. The search was terminated after no signs of hikers or individuals in distress were located.

Palmer Police Department

December 10, PPD arrested 66-year-old Anthony Hays of Palmer for Criminal Trespass 2. Hays was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

December 10, PPD arrested 44-year-old Thomas Snow of palmer on a $1000 cash misdemeanor warrant for FTA on the O/C of Criminal Mischief 5. Snow was taken to MSPT.

December 10, 3 Bears reported to PPD that someone had used prop money to pay for items.

December 11, PPD arrested 38-year-old Shane Madsen of Palmer on a $50 warrant for FTA on the O/C of Criminal Trespass 2 and a $50 FTA warrant on the O/C of Theft 4.

December 13, PPD arrested 24-year-old Tyler Barrett of Anchorage for Disorderly Conduct. Barrett was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

December 13, PPD charged 19-year-old Brandon Dres of Palmer for MICS 5 and MICS 6.

December 14, PPD arrested 52-year-old Shawn Kahler of Palmer for Disorderly Conduct. Kahler was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

December 15, PPD arrested 29-year-old Jonathan Self of Palmer for DUI. Self was taken to MSPT on $500 cash bail.

Wasilla Police Department

December 9 at 5:14 p.m., WPD arrested Casey Cizek following a welfare check at Sears for a report of a driver asleep at the wheel in the parking lot. Cizek was taken to MSPT on charges of DUI and MICS.

December 9 at 8:47 p.m., WPD contacted Brent Williams as a passenger in a vehicle driving without license plates. Williams had an active arrest warrant and was additionally found with .4 grams of suspected heroin in a digital scale. Williams was charged with MICS 4 and taken to MSPT.

December 10 at 3:45 a.m., WPD arrested Daniel Russell after he was reported nude in a car in the parking lot of Wendy’s. Russell had an active warrant and was additionally charged with False Information and taken to MSPT.

December 10 at 2:32 p.m., WPD arrested 53-year-old Milysha Houstonn of Wasilla after a report that Houston had consumed ‘Dust Off’ in her vehicle and passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle at a traffic light. Houston failed FST’s and was arrested for DUI. Houston was additionally VCOR from similar charges on October 8 and October 15 for the same circumstances. Houston was taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail.

December 10 at 10:20 p.m., WPD arrested Jessica Nyako for DUI following a report of a dangerous driver on the Parks Highway near Weber Drive. Nyako was taken to MSPT.

December 11 at 2:49 p.m., WPD arrested Malcom Britton following a report of a disturbance on South Wasilla Street. Britton was taken to MSPT on charges of Assault 4 (DV).

December 12, WPD arrested 34-year-old Robert Mamaloff Jr., of Wasilla on an active FTA warrant on the O/C of Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief following a report of trespassing at a business on Main Street.

December 12 at 1:46 p.m., WPD arrested 29-year-old Tamara Cox for DWLR and DWLI following a traffic stop for numerous equipment violations. Cox was taken to MSPT.

December 12 at 3:00 p.m., WPD arrested 35-year-old Brittany Dolechek of Wasilla for Criminal Trespass 2 at Target. Dolechek was taken to MSPT.

December 12, WPD forwarded charges of MICS 4 to the DAO for 28-year-old Charles Hood of Wasilla following a traffic stop.

December 12 at 2:47 a.m., WPD forwarded charges of MICS 5 to the DAO for Heather Fisher who was allegedly in possession of one gram of methamphetamines at McDonalds

December 13, WPD forwarded a charge of Theft 4 to the DAO for 21-year-old Austin Elder following a report of theft of a mail package from a residence near Neil Circle.

November 13 at 10:17 p.m., WPD arrested 68-year-old Michael Solomon for DUI following a report of a dangerous driver. Solomon provided a breath sample of .212 and was taken to MSPT.

December 14 at 8:58 p.m., WPD arrested 51-year-old Rebecca Scrogs for Criminal Mischief 4 at a residence near Robin Circle. Scrogs was taken to MSPT.

December 14 at 12:00 p.m., WPD arrested 33-year-old James Marquis of Wasilla on an outstanding arrest warrant during a traffic stop. Marquis was additionally charged with Disorderly Conduct and was taken to MSPT.

December 14 at 5:53 p.m., WPD arrested Cheyse Mahar at Fred Meyer in response to a warrant. Mehar was additionally found in possession of Suboxone which he did not have a prescription for and charged with MICS 4 and taken to MSPT.

December 15, WPD forwarded charges of Assault 4 to the DAO for 36-year-old Joshua Waisanen of Wasilla following a disturbance at the Target parking lot.

December 15 at 9:43 p.m., MATCOM dispatched WPD to Target following a report of an intoxicated female stumbling to her vehicle. WPD arrested 42-year-old Lee Mitchell of Wasilla after she provided a breath sample of .253. Mitchell was taken to MSPT.

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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