Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Monday, January 13, 2020

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

A Detachment

  • AK20002638

    Location: Bore Tide, Kenai AK
    Type: Two Counts, Assault 4th DV.

    Dispatch Text:

     On 1-12-2020 at 2048 hours, the Soldotna AST K-9 Team responded to a report of a disturbance occurring at an address near Bore Tide off K-Beach. Upon arrival to the residence, Investigation revealed a female identified as 17 YOA, had assaulted her mother after pushing her into the wall. The female Juvenile was arrested and transported to the Kenai Peninsula Youth Facility (KPYF) where she was remanded on two counts of Domestic Violence and held without bail.    



    Posted on 1/13/2020 1:02:09 AM by SOA\jawoodruff

  • AK20002726

    Location: Nikiski, AK
    Type: Assault 4th DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/12/2020 at approximately 2013 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a residence in Nikiski.  Investigation revealed Craig King, age 36 of Nikiski, had assaulted a family member.  He fled prior to AST arrival.  He was charged with one count of Assault 4th Domestic Violence and an arrest warrant filed for.

    Posted on 1/13/2020 1:44:37 AM by DPS\mjwertanen

B Detachment

  • AK20002813

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Theft IV, Concealing Merchandise

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/13/2020 at approximately 1426 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a shoplifter identified by loss prevention specialist at Three Bears Alaska on E. Palmer-Wasilla Highway.  Investigation revealed that Cory Hoel, age 28, concealed $63.72 worth of merchandise and attempted to leave the store without paying.  Hoel was issued misdemeanor summons for Theft IV and Concealing Merchandise.   


    Posted on 1/13/2020 9:01:41 PM by DPS\jrpurcell

C Detachment

  • AK20002758

    Location: Chuathbaluk
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/13/2020 at about 1000 hours, the Aniak based Alaska State Troopers, arrested Randy Lee Peterson (35 yoa) of Chuathbaluk on a $5000 felony arrest warrant.  Randy will be transported to Bethel and remanded at YKCC.

    Posted on 1/13/2020 12:47:58 PM by SOA\amwiles

  • AK20002910

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On January 13, 2020 at 1928 hours the Alaska State Troopers contacted Roberto Trujillo-Tolentino, a 41 year old male of Kodiak. Roberto was arrested pursuant to 4 active arrest warrants. Roberto was transported to the Kodiak Jail without incident.

    Posted on 1/13/2020 10:27:08 PM by DPS\tstilley

D Detachment

  • AK20002647

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Assault LEO

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/12/2020 at approximately 2302 hours, AST received a report that Zachary Finkel age 42 of Fairbanks was violating a DVPO by contacting the victim and was possibly in an altered mental state. AST eventually contacted Zachary outside the victim’s residence attempting to contact the victim. AST placed Zachary under arrest and Zachary physically resisted arrest. Zachary was ultimately arrested and transported to FMH for injuries before being transported to FCC where he was remanded for Assault IV on a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest, VCOR, Violation of DVPO, and Unlawful Contact.

    Posted on 1/13/2020 4:28:53 AM by DPS\ctsutton

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK20002573

    Location: Seward
    Type: No Fishing License in Possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-12-2020, Joseph Dotomain, 32 of Seward, Alaska, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for not having a 2020 sport fishing license in possession when contacted while fishing at Grouse Lake. Bail was set at $220 in the Seward Court.

    Posted on 1/13/2020 8:37:25 AM by DPS\smkollman

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.