Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Friday, January 12, 2018

Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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  • AK18002674

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Theft II/Criminal Trespass II

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/2018 at approximately 1034 hours the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft in the area of N. Elsinore Ave. Investigation revealed an unlocked vehicle was entered and items valued at approximately $1160.00 were taken.

    Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131.


    Posted on 1/12/2018 12:47:01 PM by DPS\pasimasko

  • AK18002588

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DUI, VID

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/11/2018 at approximately 2125 hours, Alaska State Troopers drove up on a 2013 Nissan Sentra in the ditch near mile 36 of the Glenn Highway in Palmer. An investigation revealed the driver, David L. Boots, age 27 of Palmer, was operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol.  Boots was placed under arrest for DUI, transported and remanded to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility in Palmer.


    Posted on 1/12/2018 12:00:53 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18002584

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/11/2018 at approximately 2031 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off of Iceburg Circle in Palmer for a reported CPR in progress. Investigation revealed Sonja R. Namtvedt, age 35 of Palmer had a history of medical ailments was pronounced deceased on scene. Her remains were released to a funeral home. No foul play is suspected. The next of kin were on scene.  


    Posted on 1/12/2018 1:25:04 AM by DPS\jtviernes

  • AK18002616

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Violation of DVPO

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/18, at approximately 0220 hours, the Alaska State Troopers contacted Leon Kitagawa, age 47, of Palmer, at Mat-SU Regional Hospital. Investigation revealed he violated a long-term Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO). Kitagawa was arrested Kitagawa for violating the DVPO and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial.


    Posted on 1/12/2018 3:56:46 AM by DPS\clrussell

  • AK18002578

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Assault IV-DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/11/2018 at approximately 1946 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on N. Windsong Circle in Palmer. Investigation revealed that Diane Gordon, age 60, of Palmer, assaulted her daughter. Gordon was arrested for Assault IV-DV and transported to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility where she was remanded without bail.


    Posted on 1/12/2018 5:10:06 AM by DPS\fjparker

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  • AK18002347

    Location: Emmonak
    Type: Assault 4th Degree, DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/10/18 at about 1921 hours, Emmonak AST received a report of disturbance at a residence on Kwiguk Street. AST and the Emmonak VPSO responded and investigation revealed that Trevor Redfox (age31) of Emmonak had assaulted a family member by hitting them in the face. Redfox was arrested for Assault in the 4th Degree and lodged at the Emmonak Police Department. Redfox posted $1500.00 bail on 1/11/18 after arraignment. Alcohol was a factor in this incident.

    Posted on 1/12/2018 8:47:47 AM by DPS\magranda

  • AK18002613

    Location: Atmautluak
    Type: Vehicle Theft II

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/2018 at 0207 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an ATV theft from a residence in the Village of Atmautluak. The ATV was a 2015 Red Honda 450, 4-wheeler, valued at $9,200.00. Investigation revealed the ATV was stolen on 1/12/2018 at 0200 hours. AST reminds citizens to help deter and prevent crime by not leaving the keys in your ATVs. If you have information about this crime, please call the Alaska State Troopers at 907-543-2294.


    Posted on 1/12/2018 3:33:27 PM by DPS\trwidmier

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