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 28 at 4:50 p.m., AST received a welfare check for 47-year-old John Kellogg of Wasilla, who was located deceased on his property in Wasilla. The AST General Investigative Unit is asking for anyone in the area of Greenstreet Circle on Christmas Day to contact the GUI at 745-2131 with information concerning Kellogg or his death.
January 1 at 7:40 p.m., AST arrested 55-year-old Leroy Lopez of Wasilla for two counts of Assault 4 (DV) following a traffic stop on Big Lake Road. Lopez was taken to MSPT without bail.
January 2, AST arrested 58-year-old Robin Huston of Palmer for Assault 4 (DV) following a report of an assault. Huston was taken to MSPT without bail.
January 2, AST arrested 21-year-old Dimitry Averyanov and 26-year-old Jeremy White of Wasilla and following a report of a burglary on Stamper Drive in Wasilla. Averyanov and White were found hiding and both were charged with Burglary 1, Theft 2 and Criminal Trespass 1 and taken to MSPT.
January 3 at 2:30 a.m., AST arrested 43-year-old Aimee Plummer of Palmer on an active warrant for Vehicle Theft 1 and Assault 4 responding to locate a stolen vehicle on East Gold Bullion Boulevard in Palmer. Plummer was taken to MSPT.
January 3 at 1:45 p.m., AST arrested 36-year-old Dewayne Haxton of Wasilla was arrested for DWLS and DWLI and taken to MSPT on $1,000 bail.
January 4 at 8:50 p.m., AST arrested 49-year-old Ryan Letorneau of Talkeetna at a residence in Talkeetna for an active warrant. Letorneau was taken to MSPT.
January 5 at 3:51 a.m., AST arrested 30-year-old Amber Leachman of Wasilla for three counts of Assault 4 and Unlawful Contact following a domestic disturbance at Phalarope Drive in Wasilla. Leachman was taken to MSPT.
January 6 at 10:09 p.m., AST arrested 29-year-old Hannah Kemp of Wasilla for DUI following a report of a dangerous driver near the Valley Country Store in Wasilla. Kemp was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
January 7 at 6:09 p.m., AST issued a summons to 42-year-old Bruce Naivi of Anchorage for DWLS following a traffic stop for an equipment violation at mile 33 of the Glenn Highway.
January 7 at 6:57 p.m., AST arrested 41-year-old Elijah Sandvik of Palmer near Creekwood Park Circle in Wasilla for a FTA warrant on the O/C Of Refusal. Sandvik was taken to MSPT on $500 bail.
January 7 at 2:00 p.m., AST arrested Randal Denardi of Anchorage for Assault 4 (DV) following a domestic disturbance near Hovey Drive in Wasilla. Denardi was taken to MSPT without bail.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers
December 13, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited 32-year-old Joshua Stone of Fairbanks $170 for harvest ticket not in possession; failing to validate.
December 19, Tok Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to 34-year-old Robb Travica of Palmer on two charges of Take Moose Closed Season and two counts of Unlawful Possession/Transportation of Big Game. The rifle, ATV used to transport the moose, meat and antlers were seized.
January 2 at 9:40 p.m., AWT began pursuit of a 42-year-old George Freese of Fairbanks near mile 56 of the Glenn Highway for swerving and an equipment violation. Freese failed to yield and AST, CSU and PPD assisted in pursuit of Freese as he continued southbound to a church parking lot and was charged with Eluding 1, Theft 2, Vehicle Theft 1, Resisting Arrest, DUI and Refusal and taken to MSPT.
January 7, Tok Wildlife Troopers cited 25-year-old Joseph Adams of Fort Wainwright $170 for harvest ticket not in possession; failing to validate.
Palmer Police Department
January 1, PPD arrested 25-year-old Robert Warner for Drunk on Licensed Premises. Warner was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 2, PPD arrested 46-year-old Genevieve White of Wasilla on a $100 FTA warrant on the O/C of VCOR. White was taken to MSPT.
January 2, PPD arrested 28-year-old Adrianne Richardson of Palmer for DUI. Richardson was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 2, PPD arrested 51-year-old Alvina Goetz of Palmer for DUI, Refusal, No Valid Operators License and Failure to Maintain Liability Insurance. Goetz was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
January 5, PPD arrested 24-year-old Corey Jensen of Palmer for DLWR. Jensen was taken to MSPT and released O/R.
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
ATV — All Terrain Vehicle
CSU — Criminal Suppression Unit
DV — Domestic Violence
DWLI — Driving Without Liability Insurance
DWLR — Driving While License Revoked
DWLS — Driving While License Suspended
FTA — Failure to Appear
MSPT — Mat-Su Pretrial
O/R — On Recognizance
O/C — Original Charge
Refusal — Refusal to submit to chemical test
VCOR — Violating Conditions of Release