State of Alaska

Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, January 7, 2018

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

A Detachment ...No news reported.

B Detachment

  • AK18001450

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01-07-2018 at 0954 hours, AST dispatch received a 911 call reporting a household member was unresponsive at a home on Iris Circle in Palmer.  EMS and Troopers responded to the residence.  Investigation reveals Wayne Mears, age 80 of Palmer, passed away unexpectedly.  The SME responded and transported the body for autopsy.  Next of kin was on scene.  The nature of death doesn't appear suspicious at this time.  The investigation is ongoing.  

    Posted on 1/7/2018 2:29:00 PM by DPS\dbledford

  • AK18001447

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault 4 DV, Criminal Mischief 5 DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/7/18 at 0910 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on E. Leslie Circle for a disturbance.  Investigation revealed that Samuel Malone age 21 of Wasilla had damaged property and assaulted a family member.  Malone was subsequently arrested for Assault 4 DV, Criminal Mischief 5 DV and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial Where he was held without bail.

    Posted on 1/7/2018 3:02:56 PM by DPS\rjsawyer

  • AK18001408

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault IV (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/06/18, at approximately 2301 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence located on E. Shorewood Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed Kellan Pederson, age 23, of Wasilla, assaulted another party at the residence. He was arrested for Assault IV (DV) and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial on no bail.  He will be arraigned at the Palmer Court House the following day.

    Posted on 1/7/2018 12:57:08 AM by DPS\clrussell

  • AK18001426

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault IV (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/07/18, at approximately 0347 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence located on W. That Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed Gerald Cleveland, age 25, of Wasilla, assaulted another party at the residence. He was arrested for Assault IV (DV) and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial on no bail.  He will be arraigned at the Palmer Court House the following day.

     

    Posted on 1/7/2018 6:57:17 AM by DPS\mdbarela

  • AK18000545

    Location: Tazlina
    Type: Assault in the Fourth Degree, domestic violence

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/3/2018, at about 1324 hours, the Alaska State Troopers in Glennallen responded to the report of a disturbance off Old School Road in Tazlina.  20 year old, Tazlina resident, Cherrisa Custer was subsequently arrested for Assault in the Fourth Degree, domestic violence related and transported to the Glennallen AST Post where she was held until arraignments.

    Posted on 1/7/2018 12:43:34 PM by DPS\pvmeyer

C Detachment

  • AK18001449

    Location: Gambell
    Type: Warrant arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-6-18 at 1800 hours Gambell resident Sally Soonagrook, 49, was arrested with a warrant for failure to appear.  Soonagrook's original charge was importation of alcohol.  Soonagrook was remanded to the Anvil Mountain Correctional Center.

    Posted on 1/7/2018 2:13:18 PM by DPS\jlstroebele

  • AK18001415

    Location: Gambell
    Type: Motor vehicle collision

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-7-18 at 0008 hours the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving an ATV and a pedestrian in Gambell.  Investigation continues.

    Posted on 1/7/2018 2:24:13 PM by DPS\jlstroebele

D Detachment ...No news reported.

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK18001499

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Failure to Report

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/07/2018, Corey Thompson 49 YOA of Nikiski, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post for failure to submit his hunting report for is 2017 permit hunt. Bail is set at $85.00 in Kenai District Court.  

     

    Posted on 1/7/2018 4:42:03 PM by DPS\bdelkins

  • AK18001268

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Failure to Report

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/06/2018, Scott Ralston 29 YOA of Kenai, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post for failure to submit his hunting report for is 2017 permit hunt. Bail is set at $85.00 in Kenai District Court.  

     

    Posted on 1/7/2018 4:46:17 PM by DPS\bdelkins

  • AK18001509

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI / MIW4

    Dispatch Text:

    On January 7, 2018, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers based out of Fairbanks were conducting a patrol along the Steese Highway for the RC867 - State/Federal Fortymile Caribou Winter Hunt when they contacted 45 year old Fairbanks resident Jeffrey S. Gordon. Subsequent investigation led to Jeffrey being arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Misconduct Involving Weapons in the Fourth Degree. Jeffrey was transported without incident to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was remanded and later released at his own recognizance.

    Posted on 1/7/2018 8:13:02 PM by DPS\lareid

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.