All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
August 13 at 6:10 p.m., Glennallen AST arrested 23-year-old Nathanial Goodlataw of Chitina following a reported disturbance in Tazlina. Goodlataw was
August 13 at 10:24 p.m., AST in Glennallen arrested 33-year-old Donna Harter of Glennallen following a reported disturbance. Harter was taken to the Glennallen Trooper Post for Assault 4. Alcohol was a factor.
August 14 at 1:06 a.m., AST arrested Daniel Buckwalter following a report of suspicious circumstances on Medora Cross Street in Big Lake. Buckwalter was arrested on an outstanding FTA warrant on the O/C of Theft 4 and taken to MSPT on $250 bail.
August 14 at 1:16 a.m., AST arrested 29-year-old David White of Palmer following a reported disturbance on Cottle Loop in Wasilla. White was charged with Criminal Mischief 3 (DV) and taken to MSPT without bail.
August 14 at 10:59 a.m., AST stopped 35-year-old Alyssa Dallman of Wasilla for speeding on the Parks Highway near Hermon Road. Dallman was arrested on an active federal warrant for probation violation on the O/C of distribution of heroin. Dallman was taken to MSPT.
August 15 at 5:10 p.m., AST responded to a disturbance in Talkeetna and arrested 48-year-old Ryan Letourneau of Talkeetna for DUI and Assault 4 (DV). Letourneau was taken to MSPT without bail.
August 15 at 8:40 p.m., AST received a report of a dangerous driver and arrested Richard Gerondale of Wasilla for DUI after discovering his vehicle in the ditch on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway. Gerondale was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
August 16 at 5:30 p.m., AST arrested 27-year-old Michael Flores of Wasilla following a Trespass investigation on Admiralty Circle in Wasilla. Flores had an outstanding warrant for Assault 4 and was taken to MSPT.
August 16 at 7:20 a.m., AST arrested 22-year-old Christopher Perry of Palmer in a vehicle on Maud Road in Palmer that had been reported stolen the day before. AST located stolen items from a construction site and stolen mail and Perry was taken to MSPT on charges of Vehicle Theft 1, Theft 1,2, and 3, Burglary 2, and Criminal Mischief 5.
August 16 at 9:12 p.m., Glennallen AST arrested 37-year-old Jeremy Mishler of Chitina for DUI and MIW 4 near mile 4 of the Edgerton Highway. Mishler was taken to the Glennallen Trooper Post.
August 16 at 11:11 p.m., AST responded to West Admiralty Circle to a report of neighbors fighting and issued 24-hour disorderly conduct warnings to all parties involved. Approximately four hours later, AST arrested 48-year-old Kenneth Tyson for causing a disturbance. Tyson was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
August 17 at 12:43 a.m., AST arrested 45 cited-old Maria Gilpin of Wasilla for DWLR from a previous DUI charge following a traffic stop for an equipment violation at the intersection of Seward-Meridian Parkway and North Spruce Drive in Wasilla. Gilpin also was on DOC pretrial supervision and found to be VCOR and issued a misdemeanor citation.
August 17 at 12:45 a.m., AST arrested 22-year-old Walter Cook of Wasilla following a traffic stop for an equipment violation on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway in Wasilla. Cook had an active arrest warrant on the O/C of DUI and was taken to MSPT without bail.
August 17 at 1:06 a.m., AST arrested 60-year-old James Borders of Wasilla following a disturbance on East Tait Drive in Wasilla. Borders was charged with Assault 4 and taken to MSPT.
August 17 at 2:23 a.m., AST responded to a disturbance at Man Made Lake on Knik River Road and arrested 53-year-old Clarence Kameroff of Anchorage for Criminal Mischief 4 and Assault 4. Kameroff was taken to MSPT.
August 17 at 7:28 a.m., AST arrested 22-year-old Byron Dugan of Wasilla was arrested following a pursuit that was terminated on North Erica Drive in Willow. Dugan was arrested for Failure to Stop at the Direction of a Peace Officer 1 and taken to MSPT without bail.
August 17 at 7:06 p.m., AST responded to a two vehicle accident on Church Road and issued citations to both drivers for driving on revoked licenses for prior DUI convictions. AST arrested 24-year-old Alexandria Cook of Wasilla for DUI and Ignition Interlock Avoidance. AST issued a DLWR citation to 29-year-old Danya Jopkins. Cook was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
August 18 at 12:00 p.m., AST received a report of thousands of dollars in stolen tools, equipment, generators, welders, and a 1986 Chevy flatbed dually pickup with a snow plow and a black hood from a hangar near Kate’s Drive in Wasilla between July 26 and July 31.
August 19 at 11:14 a.m., AST arrested 51-year-old Christopher Rowland of Talkeetna for VCOR by consuming alcohol on Main Street in Talkeetna following a disturbance. Rowland was taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail.
August 19 at 11:00 p.m., AST arrested 27-year-old Jayson Featherstone of Willow. Featherstone had an active FTA warrant on the O/C of Assault 4 and was taken to MSPT with 30 days to serve.
August 20 at 9:59 a.m., AST arrested 26-year-old Skyler Marsh of Wasilla following a disturbance on Holly Way in Wasilla. Marsh was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief 5 (DV) and taken to MSPT.
August 20 at 3:59 a.m., AST patrolling the Mt. McKinley fire area arrested 38-year-old Jeremiah Saatzer of Talkeetna following a report of an impaired national guardsmen assisting with traffic
August 20 at 11:26 p.m., AST arrested 30-year-old Craig Cubbage of Wasilla for DUI following a traffic stop on Pittman Road in Wasilla. Cubbage was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
August 21 at 7:20 p.m., AST arrested 41-year-old Brian Bates was arrested in the area of Williwaw Way and taken to MSPT on $200 cash bail.
August 22 at 2:10 a.m., AST cited 20-year-old Juan Ramirez of Wasilla for DWLR from a previous charge of Reckless Driving and was issued a misdemeanor citation and released on scene.
BUREAU OF HIGHWAY PATROL
August 16 at 6:25 p.m., AST BHP received a report of a dangerous driver and arrested 18-year-old Elisha Gardner of Wasilla for DUI on the Parks Highway near Pittman Road. Gardner was taken to MSPT.
PALMER POLICE DEPARTMENT
August 14, PPD arrested 22-year-old Christopher Perry of Palmer on $450 in warrants for FTA on the O/C of DUI, VCOR, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Theft 4. Perry was taken to MSPT.
August 14, PPD arrested 29-year-old Angela Backett of Talkeetna on a $500 FTA warrant on the O/C of Theft 2. Backett was taken to MSPT.
August 15, PPD arrested 29-year-old Mitchel Houser of Palmer on a $200 FTC warrant on the O/C of DUI. Houser was taken to MSPT.
August 16, PPD arrested 43-year-old Scot Campbell of Palmer on a $100 FTA warrant on the O/C of Criminal Trespass 2. Campbell was taken to MSPT.
August 17, PPD arrested 19-year-old Myia Henry of Palmer for Providing False Information. Henry was taken to MSPT and released o/R.
August 17, PPD arrested 24-year-old Shana Apokedak of Palmer for Assault 4. Apokedak was taken to MSPT without bail.
August 18, PPD arrested 56-year-old Daniel Nelson of Palmer on a $100 FTA warrant on the O/C of Driving without a Commercial Motor Vehicle License. Nelson was taken to MSPT.
August 18, PPD arrested 28-year-old Tazlina Harker of Palmer on two FTA warrants on the O/C of Theft 2, VCOR and Criminal Trespass 2. Harker was taken to MSPT.
WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT
August 12 at 12:05 a.m., WPD issued a summons to Adair Burke following a report of him trespassing at the Holiday Gas Station. Burke was issued a summons for Criminal Trespass 2 and released on scene.
August 12 at 9:00 a.m., WPD arrested 24-year-old Jason Greenwood of Wasilla after a welfare check investigation turned up approximately three grams of methamphetamine. Greenwood was taken to MSPT on a probation violation charge and a MICS 4 charges is also being sent to the DAO.
August 12 at 10:53 p.m, WPD
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.
ACRONYM CHEAT SHEET
BHP - BUREAU OF HIGHWAY PATROL
DAO - DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DV - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
DWLR - DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED
FTA - FAILURE TO APPEAR
FTC - FAILURE TO COMPLY
MICS - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
MIW - MISCONDUCT INVOLVING WEAPONS
MSPT - MAT SU PRETRIAL
O/C - ORIGINAL CHARGE
O/R - ON RECOGNIZANCE
VCOR - VIOLATING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE