Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, October 6, 2019

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

A Detachment

  • AK19069203

    Location: Ninilchik
    Type: Assault 2nd, Assault 3rd, and Assault 4th

    Dispatch Text:

    On October 6th, 2019 at approximately 0117 hours, the Alaska State Troopers (AST) received a call from a male who advised he had been assaulted by one of his employees in the area of Ninilchik. AST responded and contacted all parties involved. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Michael Kiely, age 38 of Chicago, IL, for one count of Assault in the 2nd Degree, one count of Assault in the 3rd Degree, and one count of Assault in the 4th Degree. Michael was transported to Wildwood for remand.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 4:44:37 AM by DPS\jshilario

  • AK19069000

    Location: Sterling
    Type: MICS 2, MICS 4, Improper use of evidence of registration

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/05/2019 at approximately 0117 hours,  the Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a white 1997 Honda Civic  for equipment violations. Investigation revealed Shannon Lee Gries, age 42 of Sterling,  distributed and possessed controlled substances. Subsequent investigation revealed Gries ‘ vehicle had a fictitious registration. Gries was arrested for  MICS 2, MICS 4, and Improper use evidence of registration. Gries was transported to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility where she was remanded and held without bail.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 7:10:31 AM by SOA\tmharris

  • AK19069297

    Location: Nikiski
    Type: Warrant Arrest/DWLR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-6-19 at 1618 hours the Alaska State Troopers stopped a Chevy S-10 pickup for failing to stop at a stop sign near mile 27 Kenai Spur Highway, in Nikiski.  The driver was identified as Lehman Olson (44 YOA of Nikiski).  Investigation revealed Olson was driving with a revoked license.  Olson was issued a misdemeanor citation for DWLR and released on scene.  The passenger was identified as Brian Morissette (30 YOA of Kenai).  investigation revealed that Morissette had a warrant for his arrest in the amount of $250.00 for alcohol possession.  Morissette was arrested and remanded to the Wildwood Pre Trial Facility.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 6:31:31 PM by DPS\rasimmons

  • AK19068204

    Location: Ninilchik
    Type: DWLS

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-2-19 at 0958 hours the Alaska State Troopers stopped a Chevy pickup for speeding near mile 140 Sterling Highway, in Ninilchik.  The driver was identified as Christopher Bogart (43 YOA of Kenai).  Investigation revealed Bogart was driving with a suspended license.  Bogart was issued a misdemeanor citation and his vehicle was released to a licensed driver. 

    Posted on 10/6/2019 11:32:58 AM by DPS\rasimmons

  • AK19068306

    Location: Ninilchik
    Type: DWLR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-2-19 at 1349 hours the Alaska State Troopers stopped a Chrysler minivan for an equipment violation near mile 138 Sterling Highway.  The driver was identified as Timothy Taylor (32 YOA of Ninilchik).  Investigation revealed that Taylor was driving with a revoked license.  Taylor was issued a misdemeanor citation on scene and his vehicle was released to a licensed driver. 

    Posted on 10/6/2019 11:35:01 AM by DPS\rasimmons

B Detachment

  • AK19069201

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Service

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/6/19 at approximately 0104 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop at Spruce Ave and Lucas Rd in Wasilla on a Chevrolet Silverado. The driver was identified as Dylan Mcree, age 25 of Willow. Investigation revealed Mcree had an active warrant for Failure to Appear for original charges of Assault 4 and interfering with a report of DV. Mcree was placed under arrested and transported to MatSu Pretrial where he was remanded and held on $100 bail.  

     

    Posted on 10/6/2019 3:13:16 AM by DPS\mpposey

  • AK19069239

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Theft IV, Criminal Trespass II

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2019 at approximately 1036 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from vehicle on Tern Drive in Palmer. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the complainants’ unlocked vehicles and stole approximately $10 in property as well as documents and a set of car and house keys.  Troopers have received numerous reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles in this area and Troopers are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and secure their belongings. Anyone with information related to these incidents are urged to call Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 4:53:01 PM by DPS\rranderson

  • AK19069255

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Theft II, Criminal Trespass II

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2019 at approximately 1253 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from vehicle on Wolf Creek Cir. in Wasilla. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a firearm. Troopers have received numerous reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles in this area and Troopers are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and secure their belongings. Anyone with information related to these incidents are urged to call Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 4:55:01 PM by DPS\rranderson

  • AK19069258

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Theft II, Criminal Trespass II

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2019 at approximately 1243 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from vehicle on Spring Creek Circle in Palmer. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a firearm. Troopers have received numerous reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles in this area and Troopers are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and secure their belongings. Anyone with information related to these incidents are urged to call Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 4:56:34 PM by DPS\rranderson

  • AK19069279

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Assault IV DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2019 at approximately 1425 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of an assault on Loma Prieta Drive in Palmer. Investigation revealed a physical fight between two family members that resulted in one female being pepper sprayed. Charges for Assault IV DV will be forwarded to the Palmer DAO.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 4:58:30 PM by DPS\rranderson

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK19069245

    Location: Healy
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On October 6, 2019 at approximately 10:58 AM, the Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of a male who was deceased at his residence. Investigation revealed Cameron Peterson, age 86 of Healy, had died at his residence that morning. Foul play is not suspected. The State Medical Examiner's office released the body to Fairbanks Funeral Home at the request of Cameron's family. Next of kin was on scene.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 5:47:27 PM by DPS\sohessler

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19064406

    Location: Kuiu Island
    Type: Take Sublegal Bull Moose

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/28/19 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Sitka Post cited Alan Veys, age 66 for taking a sublegal bull moose in the Unit 3 moose hunt on Kuiu Island.  Veys reported the take to Troopers and surrendered the meat and antlers.  An arraignment is set in the District Court at Petersburg 10/8/19.   Sitka Sound Seafoods and the tender Eyak assisted by transporting the moose to Sitka where the meat was donated to a local charity.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 10:40:25 AM by DPS\tbhall

  • AK19068422

    Location: Sitka
    Type: Commercial Shrimp Closed Period

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/2/19 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Sitka Post contacted Jeffrey Eells, age 52 of Oregon, engaged in the District 13C commercial shrimp fishery aboard the F/V Hydra.  Investigation revealed, Eells had 14  pots actively fishing in the waters of 13C closed by emergency order.  Eells was cited for commercial shrimp closed period.  An arraignment is set in the District Court at Sitka.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 10:45:30 AM by DPS\tbhall

  • AK19067461

    Location: Cooper Landing
    Type: No Sport Fishing License in Possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9-29-2019, John Walsh 35 of Anchorage, Alaska, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for not having a fishing license in possession when contacted fishing in Quartz Creek. Bail was set at $220 in the Seward Court.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 11:20:40 AM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19067555

    Location: Hope
    Type: No Hunting License in Possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9-28-2019, Emily Freitas 34 of Anchorage, Alaska, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for not having a hunting license in possession when contacted hunting in Resurrection Pass. Bail was set at $220 in the Seward Court.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 11:25:54 AM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19069305

    Location: Russian River Ferry
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/6/2019 James Standiford (57 YOA of Anchorage) was contacted fishing at the Russian River. Standiford was issued a citation for sport fishing without a license.

    Cited under: AS16.05.330(a)(1) – Sport Fishing without License in Possession

    Bail is set for $220 in the Kenai Court.

    Posted on 10/6/2019 8:28:32 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.