All information reported in the Police Beat is obtained from police department press releases. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
Alaska State Troopers
January 14 at 12:20 a.m., AST arrested 32-year-old Felicia Martone of Palmer following a report of disturbance on East Lea Street in Palmer. Martone was charged with Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief (DV) and taken to MPST without bail.
January 15 at 6:20 p.m., AKRR Police contacted 47-year-old Kristi Swanson of Soldotna in Willow. Swanson gave False Information and had a felony arrest warrant for FTC on the O/C of Theft 1 and a separate warrant for FTC on the O/C of Burglary 2. Swanson was transported to MSPT with assistance from AST and is additionally charged with Promoting Contraband 2 and held without bail.
January 15 at 7:30 p.m., AST arrested 19-year-old Bobbie Washington III was arrested for Assault 4 (DV) and Assault 3 and 4 on a Peace Officer and Resisting Arrest following a report of assault off Grumman Street in Wasilla. During the same incident 47-year-old Bobbie Washington Jr., was arrested for Interfering with Arrest and 41-year-old Nancy Toston of Wasilla was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Washington Jr., and Toston were taken to MSPT and released O/R and Washington III was taken to MSPT without bail.
January 16 at 9:36 a.m., AST arrested 39-year-old Wyatt William of Wasilla for DWLR following a traffic stop in Wasilla. William was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 16 at 9:37 p.m., AST arrested 49-year-old Daniel Pilcher for DUI following a traffic stop near mile 74 of the Parks Highway in Willow. Pilcher was taken to MSPT.
January 16 at 8:14 p.m., AST arrested 50-year-old David Mehalshick of Wasilla following a traffic enforcement stop for a moving violation. Mehalshick was charged with Improper Use of Plates, DWLR and MICS 5 and taken to MSPT where he was released O/R.
January 17 at 9:25 p.m., AST arrested 28-year-old Dwight Titus of Wasilla on an outstanding warrant on the O/C of MICS 5 following a traffic enforcement stop on the Glenn Highway. Titus was taken to MSPT on $200 bail.
January 18 at 10:00 p.m., AST arrested 28-year-old Joshua Souder of Wasilla for DUI following a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway and 49th State Street in Palmer. Souder was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 20 at 8:39 a.m., AST arrested Keith Clark of Anchorage on a $100 warrant for FTA on the O/C of Theft 4 following a 911 hang-up near Gunnysack Road in Palmer. Clark was taken to MSPT.
January 20 at 8:11 a.m., AST arrested 46-year-old Jonathan Bryant on 5 counts of Assault 4 (DV) and Criminal Mischief 5 (DV). Bryant was taken to the Glennallen Trooper Post.
January 20 at 12:15 p.m., AST and AWT arrested 31-year-old Keelan Ahern following a foot pursuit from West Schrock Road in Wasilla. Ahern had an arrest warrant on the O/C of Theft 2 and additional theft charges will be forwarded to the Palmer DAO.
January 20 at 5:00 p.m., Glennallen Troopers arrested Jason Hurd while driving a snowmachine during a warrant service in Copper Center. Hurd had warrants for FTA on the O/C of Improper Use of Registration and was additionally charged with DUI and DWLR and taken to the Glennallen post.
January 21 at 1:00 a.m., AST arrested 28-year-old Travis Schenker of Wasilla at a residence near Pittman road in Wasilla during an active burglary. Schenker was arrested for Burglary 1,
Criminal Mischief 4 and Theft 4 and taken to MSPT without bail.
Palmer Police Department
January 13, PPD arrested 40-year-old Lonny Richman of Palmer on a $100 FTA warrant on the O/C of Disorderly Conduct. Richman was taken to MSPT.
January 13, PPD arrested 37-year-old Jennifer Levis of Palmer for DUI, Refusal and Assault 4. Levis was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
January 14, PPD issued a summons to 29-year-old Joan Oliver of Wasilla for DWLR.
January 15, PPD arrested 33-year-old Jacob Zuccario for DUI, Reckless Driving and FTS. Zuccario was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 17, PPD arrested 34-year-old Arnold Redfox of Emmonak for MICS 5. Redfox was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 17, PPD arrested 26-year-old Hunter Tamez for DWLR. Tamez was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 17, PPD arrested 37-year-old Jessica Olmos of Wasilla for DUI. Olmos was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 19, PPD charged 29-year-old Jacob Meyer of Palmer on two counts of Assault 4. Meyer was taken to MSPT without bail.
January 29, PPD arrested 18-year-old Claire Nilsson of Palmer for Vehicle Theft 1 and VCOR. Nilsson was taken to MSPT without bail.
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.
AKRR — Alaska Railroad
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
FTS — Failure to Stop at the Direction of a Police Officer
MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial
MICS — Misconduct Involving Controlled Substances
Refusal — Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test
VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release