Alaska State Troopers

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 23 at 4:37 a.m., AST arrested 29-year-old Elliot Davies of Anchorage following a burglary from a construction site of Seward-Meridian Parkway in Palmer. Davies was charged with burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft, and Criminal Mischief and taken to MSPT without bail.

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January 23 at 9:28 p.m., AST arrested 27-year-old Joshua Silba of Wasilla for DUI on Mile 48 of the Parks Highway in Wasilla. Silba was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.

January 23 at 6:45 p.m., AST received a report of a male in a white Ford pick-up who damaged a vehicle at a property on Lakeshore Drive in Wasilla and subsequently challenged another person to a fight. The suspect fled.

January 24 at 8:49 p.m., AST arrested 38-year-old Joshua Sult of Wasilla for DUI on Hollywood Road and Sunrise Road in Wasilla. Sult had damaged $200 worth of property during a disturbance and was arrested for DUI and Criminal Mischief 5 and taken to MSPT without bail.

January 25 at 4:00 a.m., AST arrested 47-year-old Michael Jimenez of Wasilla on two outstanding arrest warrants on Dawn Lake Drive in Wasilla. Jimenez was taken to MSPT.

January 25 at 7:36 p.m., AST arrested 29-year-old Cody Brown of Wasilla at Mile 54 of the Parks Highway for VCOR on the O/C of Assault 4 (DV). Brown was taken to MSPT without bail.

January 26 at 12:53 p.m., AST in Glennallen arrested 58-year-old Starla James of Copper Center on an outstanding $500 arrest warrant out of Fairbanks on the O/C of Theft 5. James was taken to the Glennallen AST post.

January 25 at 11:43 p.m., AST arrested 37-year-old Megan Mcloud-Russell of Wasilla for DUI. Mcloud-Russell was taken to MSPT on charges of DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test and released O/R.

January 26 at 5:23 p.m., AST arrested 22-year-old Chancellor Watsjold of Anchorage who had a warrant from APD for leaving the scene of an accident and was recklessly driving at high speeds. Watsjold was arrested and transported to APD.

January 26 at 9:57 p.m., AST arrested 22-year-old Aaron Molesky of Palmer for DUI on North Shoreline Drive in Wasilla. Molesky was taken to MSPT and released O/R.

January 28 at 4:15 a.m., AST arrested 33-year-old Josie Bidstrup of Wasilla for DUI. Bidstrup was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.

January 28 at 2:51 a.m., AST arrested 19-year-old Cherie Vroman of Big Lake for DUI, Endangering the Welfare of a Child 2, MOCA, and MCA and taken to MSPT.

January 28 at 9:07 p.m., AST arrested 20-year-old Casey Cizen of Big Lake for attempting to purchase alcohol while using another person’s driver’s license. Cizek was taken to MSPT without bail on charges of Criminal Impersonation 1.

January 28 at 10:09 p.m., AST arrested 44-year-old Adam Keizur of Talkeetna for Assault 4 (DV). Keizur was taken to MSPT.

January 28 at 7:57 p.m., AST received a report that at some time on January 28, someone had crashed into a mailbox unit on East Sage Road and East Mountain Ash Loop in Wasilla.

January 28 at 9:28 a.m., AST received a report that the SOA DOT facility at the Willow Airport Complex was forcibly entered and $3,500 in tools and equipment were stolen.

January 29 at 8:04 p.m., AST arrested 47-year-old Keith Herren of Palmer following a disturbance on Erica Circle in the Butte. Herren was arrested for Assault 4 (DV) and taken to MSPT.

January 29 at 10:15 p.m., AST responded to a stalking even in Big Lake by 39-year-old Miles Walker of Palmer, who was on current DOC conditions of release stemming from a DV arrest. Walker attempted to contact someone he was not allowed to contact per conditions of his release at a business near Mile 5 Big Lake Road, followed her and another male out of the business and throughout the Big Lake area before using his vehicle to stop and engage in an argument with the pair. Walker was located and taken to MSPT without incident.

PALMER POLICE

January 21, PPD arrested 19-year-old Terebia Azede for Assault 4. Azede was taken to MSPT without bail.

January 21, PPD arrested 49-year-old Christopher Berthelsen of Palmer for Failure to Stop at the Direction of a Peace Officer. Berthelsen was taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail.

January 23, PPD forwarded charges to the DAO for 34-year-old Brittany Dolechek of Wasilla for Theft 2 and Attempted Theft 2.

January 26, PPD forwarded charges to the DAO for 40-year-old Jason Freeland of Palmer for Forgery 2.

WASILLA POLICE DEPARTMENT

January 18 at 12:58 p.m., WPD forwarded charges of Fraudulent Use of an Access Device to the DAO for Brandon haxton who had attempted to cash a stolen check at Wells Fargo.

January 18 at 6:24 p.m., WPD responded to a two vehicle collision and arrested Georgia McLeod for DUI. McLeod was in an accident on South Knik Goose Bay Road and East Palmer Wasilla Highway and under the influence of intoxicants. Mcleod was taken to MSPT and no injuries were reported.

January 19 at 12:49 p.m., WPD received a report of three vehicles that had been broken into in the Mission Hills subdivision. No suspect has been identified.

January 19 at 2:19 p.m., WPD forwarded two charges of Theft 3 to the DAO for Steven Humphreys who had attempted to fraudulently return $271 in merchandise to Walmart.

January 21 at 6:04 a.m., WPD responded to a report of a counterfeit bill being passed at Taco Bell.

January 21 at 11:20 p.m., WPD arrested Donovan Ebell for Assault 4 (DV) following a disturbance on Success Drive. Ebell was taken to MSPT.

January 23 at 6:49 p.m., WPD forwarded charges of Theft 3 for Melissa Ivanoff to the DAO. Ivanoff attempted to steal $372.37 worth of merchandise from Carrs.

January 24 at 1:42 a.m., WPD received a report that someone had broken into a GCI shed and stolen more than $3,000 worth of batteries.

January 24 at 9:26 p.m., WPD forwarded Theft 3 charges to the DAO for Kristen Scholl who had attempted to steal $684.95 of merchandise from Target. Scholl was trespassed for life from Target.

APD - ANCHORAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT

DAO - DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

DOT - DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

DV - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

MCA - MINOR IN CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL

MOCA - MINOR OPERATING AFTER CONSUMING ALCOHOL

MSPT - MAT SU PRE TRIAL

O/C - ORIGINAL CHARGE

O/R - ON RECOGNIZANCE

SOA - STATE OF ALASKA

VCOR - VIOLATING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE

Investigation continues and AST is requesting anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 745-3333, AST dispatch at 352-5401, Palmer Police at 745-4811, or Wasilla Police at 352-5401.

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