Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, January 12, 2020

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

A Detachment

  • AK20002520

    Location: Ketchikan
    Type: Felony DUI, DWLR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/11/2020 at about 2207 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received numerous calls about a vehicle driving into the ditch at mile 7 of the North Tongass Highway.  AST responded to the scene.  Investigation revealed that the driver Paul Trujillo, age 48 of Ketchikan was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  Further investigation revealed the Trujillo had two prior DUI convictions and had a Revoked driver's license.  Trujillo was arrested for Felony DUI and found to be over double the legal limit of .08. Trujillo was remanded to Ketchikan Correctional Center with No Bail.  AST would like to thank the concerned public citizens and off-duty KPD Officer for their assistance with the investigation.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 2:50:27 AM by DPS\jpbeaudoin

B Detachment

  • AK20002533

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/2020 at approximately 0027 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Mountain Crest Dr, Wasilla, in response to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Troopers contacted 35-year-old Fawn Wilkerson, of Wasilla. Investigation revealed that Fawn had two active arrest warrants. Fawn was taken into custody and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 7:34:56 PM by DPS\cjhittle

  • AK20002515

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Disorderly Conduct

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01-11-20, at 2050 hours, AST responded to a disturbance on Tweed Ct. AST arrived on scene and contacted the parties involved, who were all intoxicated. One of the persons contacted was identified as Betty D. Agoney, age 30, of Anchorage. Betty refused to leave after being asked multiple times. Betty was arrested for disorderly conduct and transported to Mat-Su Pretrial where she was held till sober.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 2:40:43 AM by DPS\prfrederick

  • AK20002539

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/20 at 0400 hours, AST observed a green Ford SUV stuck in a ditch on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway near Equestrian Acres. AST contacted Thomas Mills, age 49 of Wasilla, as the driver of the vehicle. Investigation revealed Mills was driving under the influence and he was arrested for the original charge of DUI. Mills was transported to the MSPT facility in Palmer where he was remanded into custody.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 6:01:29 AM by DPS\lephillips

C Detachment

  • AK20002104

    Location: Togiak
    Type: VCOR x 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/09/2020, at approximately 2130 hours, Alaska State Troopers were informed of a Violation of Conditions of Release incident, stemming from a DV case, in Togiak.  Weather conditions kept Troopers from flying to Togiak for the next two days.  On 01/12/2020, Troopers flew to Togiak.  The investigation revealed that Manuel Brito, age 26 of Togiak, had violated his conditions of release by being at a residence his conditions of release stated he was not to return to.  He located at that same address today.  Brito was arrested and transported to the Dillingham Jail where he was remanded, without bail, on two counts of VCOR.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 4:35:09 PM by DPS\csmarkiewicz

D Detachment

  • AK20002488

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Escape / Felony Elude / Assault / Hindering Prosecution

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01-11-2020 at approximately 1623 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received a report of a walk away from the Northstar Center in Fairbanks. Northstar advised Stewart Erhart (age 37 of Tanana) had fled the facility and had been placed into escape status by the Department of Corrections. AST located Erhart driving a stolen vehicle in Fairbanks. Erhart failed to stop at the direction of AST and attempted to ram a pursuing trooper with his vehicle. AST terminated the pursuit but located the stolen vehicle unoccupied a short time later. With the assistance of AST K9 Lenox, Erhart was located in a residence on 22nd Ave in Fairbanks. Investigation revealed Shoni Ramos (age 45 of Fairbanks) and Miles Stickman (age 34 of Fairbanks) attempted to hinder the apprehension of Erhart. Erhart was remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center on one count Escape 3rd Degree, Assault 3rd Degree, and Felony Eluding as well as charges relating to AST Incident #AK20002502. Ramos and Stickman were also remanded to FCC on one (1) count each of Hindering Prosecution 1st Degree.


    Posted on 1/12/2020 4:45:27 AM by DPS\bjhibbs

  • AK20002502

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Burglary / Vehicle Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01-11-2020 at approximately 1851 hours, Fairbanks AST received a report of commercial burglary at the Water Wagon located at 2908 Parks Highway in Fairbanks. Investigation revealed Stewart Erhart (age 37 of Tanana) took a pickup truck after forcing entry to the building. Erhart was located reference AST Incident #AK20002488 and was remanded to FCC on one (1) count each Burglary 2nd Degree and Vehicle Theft 1st Degree.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 4:48:26 AM by DPS\bjhibbs

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK20002571

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Fail to Register Powerboat

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/20 Benjamin KONDRO, 37 YO of Kodiak, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failure to register his powerboat. Bail is set at $70.00 in the Kodiak Courts.


    Posted on 1/12/2020 1:58:45 PM by DPS\adbeach

  • AK20002589

    Location: Valdez
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-12-20, William Freyling 39 YOA of Wasilla, was arrested without incident on a $5000 Anchorage PD/AST warrant in Valdez, at the Alyeska Terminal, by the Valdez Wildlife Trooper.  Freyling was transported to the Valdez Police Department jail.

    Posted on 1/12/2020 4:08:35 PM by DPS\ambeck

AK Bureau of Investigation

  • AK20002538

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/11/2020 at 2339 hours, The Alaska State Troopers received a call from Cook Inlet Pretrial facility reporting that Carl Oktollik, age 41 of Anchorage, is an inmate at the facility and damaged facility property.  An investigator with the Alaska Bureau of Investigation responded to investigate.  Investigation shows Oktollik caused approximately $2,000 in damage to a window at the facility.  Oktollik was remanded on the additional felony charge of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. 

    Posted on 1/12/2020 4:40:52 AM by DPS\dbledford

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.