Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Saturday, January 12, 2019

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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B Detachment

  • AK19002632

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: MVC-F

    Dispatch Text:

    Update: The deceased is identified as Robin Purvis, age 59 of Gakona. Next of kin has been notified.

    On 1/11/19 at 1438 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Motor Vehicle Collision at Milepost 34 of the Tok Cutoff in Gakona involving a semi-truck and a snowmachine. Investigation revealed that a semi-truck driving northbound at Milepost 34 of the Tok cutoff struck a snowmachiner. CPR was initiated but the snowmachiner succumbed to their injuries. Efforts are underway to notify next of kin. The operator of the semi was not injured. The remains of the deceased will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. Investigation continues. 

    Posted on 1/11/2019 7:09:09 PM by DPS\mapeters . Edited on 1/12/2019 9:10:52 PM by DPS\mapeters

  • AK19002564

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Vehicle Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/2019 at approximately 1123 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported vehicle theft at 7636 West Parks Highway in Wasilla (Meadow Lakes Building). Investigation revealed a silver 2007 Ford Focus, with one blue door, was stolen from the parking lot. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 1:15:51 PM by DPS\rateeling

  • AK19002629

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/2018 at approximately 1000 hours the Alaska State Troopers, while conducting a DVPO Service, discovered an incident of criminal mischief had occurred at a residence in Wasilla. Investigation revealed 47 YOA Mark Hornsby of Wasilla intentionally damaged private property valuing approximately $650.00. Hornsby was remanded to Matsu Pretrial for Criminal Mischief 4th Degree involving Domestic Violence. Hornsby was held with bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 1/12/2019 2:23:44 PM by DPS\pasimasko

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  • AK19002684

    Location: Bethel
    Type: Outstanding Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-11-2019 at about 1900 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Lars Lake, age 31, of Hooper Bay, at the Yukon Kuskokwim Corrections Center. Lars was already remanded on another case, but found to also have an outstanding arrest warrant. Lars was remanded on the new charge of Failure to Appear for the original charge of Assault. He has no bail.

     

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 10:39:32 AM by DPS\trwidmier

  • AK19002469

    Location: Tuluksak
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/11/2019 at approximately 1440 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Joseph Hawk, age 44 of Tuluksak, in the village of Tuluksak.  Investigation revealed that Joseph had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for assault in the 4th degree (DV).   Joseph was arrested and remanded to YKCC and held on $2500 bail.

    On 1/11/2019 at approximately 1410 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Nicholai Lott, age 29 of Tuluksak, in the village of Tuluksak.  Investigation revealed that Joseph had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for assault in the 4th degree (DV).   Joseph was arrested and remanded to YKCC and held on $2500 bail.

    On 1/11/2019 at approximately 1530 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Mike Lott, age 37 of Tuluksak, in the village of Tuluksak.  Investigation revealed that Mike had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for violating a DVPO.  Mike was arrested and remanded to YKCC and held on $2500 bail.

     

     

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 10:15:12 AM by DPS\swcorino

  • AK19002742

    Location: Alakanuk
    Type: Assault 2, DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/19 at about 0724 hours, Emmonak AST received a report of a stabbing in Alakanuk. An investigation revealed that a 25 year old male had gotten into an argument with a family member and he was stabbed in the chest with a kitchen knife; he was later sent to Bethel for medical treatment. Alcohol was a factor in this incident and an investigation is ongoing at this time.

    Posted on 1/12/2019 2:32:53 PM by DPS\magranda

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  • AK19002739

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DV Assault/ Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On January 12, 2019 at approximately 0538 hours, the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received a report of a disturbance off Division Street. AST responded and contacted all parties involved. Investigation lead to the arrest of Joshua Sanford, age 35 of Fairbanks. Joshua was transported to FCC where he was remanded for DV Assault III and DV Criminal Mischief V.   

    Posted on 1/12/2019 10:28:03 AM by DPS\mtkay

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  • AK19002540

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Trespassing

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/11/2019, at approximately 1132 hours, Soldotna based Alaska State Troopers received a report of an adult male trespassing at a house in Funny River. The male, later identified as Lonnie Playle, 35, of Soldotna was arrested for Criminal Trespassing.  

    Posted on 1/12/2019 11:50:22 AM by DPS\apjackson

  • AK19000285

    Location: Moose River Drive, Sterling AK
    Type: Assault 4 DV, Criminal Mischief-5TH DV.

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-12-19 at 2144 hours, Soldotna AST responded to a report of a disturbance occurring at a residence located near Moose River Drive in Sterling. Upon arrival AST contacted Jacob Franklin Moody, Jr (27) YOA of Sterling. Investigation revealed a physical altercation occurred between Moody and his live in girlfriend. Moody was arrested and transported to Wildwood Pretrial where he was remanded on charges of Assault 4th DV and Criminal Mischief-5th DV and is currently being held without bail.    

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 11:39:32 PM by DPS\jawoodruff

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19002798

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: Fail to Submit Hunt Report

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers Anchorage post, issued a citation to Abdur Rahaman 34 YOA of Anchorage, AK. Abdur was cited for failing to submit his CM300 Copper Basin Moose Community Subsistence Hunt Report as required on the permit. Bail was set at $120.

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 2:30:19 PM by DPS\rlmorrisett

  • AK19001206

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: False Statement Sport License

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/11/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers Anchorage post, issued a citation to Noelle W. Johnson 21 YOA of Anchorage, AK. Noelle was cited for making a false statement as to her Alaska residency time on a 2017 sport fishing license. Bail was set at $320.

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 9:01:51 AM by DPS\rlmorrisett

  • AK19002810

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: Fail to Submit Hunt Report

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers Anchorage post, issued a citation to Arturo P. Bautista 53 YOA of Anchorage, AK. Aururo was cited for failing to submit his CM300 Copper Basin Moose Community Subsistence Hunt Report as required on the permit. Bail was set at $120.

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 2:56:19 PM by DPS\rlmorrisett

  • AK19002812

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/2019 at 1411 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch with a male asleep at the wheel at Sunset Ave and Cormorant Way in Wasilla. Troopers contacted Logan Wolcott, 24 YOA of Wasilla, nearly unresponsive in the driver’s seat of the idling vehicle. Medics transported Wolcott to Mat Su Regional Medical Center for medical clearance. Wolcott was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and transported to Mat Su Pretrial. He was later released on his own recognizance.

     

    Posted on 1/12/2019 9:08:51 PM by DPS\omnolywaika

  • AK19002845

    Location: Juneau
    Type: Personal Use Red King Crab - Closed Season in Fishing District 11A

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/19, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Juneau Post, contacted Mark Kesteloot, age 61 of Juneau, at the Auke Bay Harbor.  Investigation revealed that Kesteloot was actively personal use fishing for Red King Crab even though the season had closed by emergency order on 1/11/19 at 2000 hours.  Kesteloot was issued a $120.00 citation for personal use fishing for Red King Crab during a closed season.  The citation was issued in the District Court at Juneau.

    Posted on 1/12/2019 9:34:47 PM by DPS\jtabbott

  • AK19002657

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Over Limit Deer - GMU 8

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/2018, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Soldotna, issued a citation to Jedidiah Johnston, 38 of Soldotna, for taking an over limit of deer in GMU 8. Johnston turned himself into AWT after not wanting to falsify harvest reports. Johnston was given a mandatory court appearance in the District Court at Kodiak on February 22nd, 2019 at 0830 hours.

    Posted on 1/12/2019 10:15:28 PM by DPS\pcheid

AK Bureau of Investigation ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Highway Patrol ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Judicial Services ...No news reported.

AK Div of Fire and Life Safety ...No news reported.