Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, October 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

  • AK18072774

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/7/18 at approximately 0230 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 1991 Ford truck for an equipment violation on Edelweiss Dr in Wasilla. Investigation revealed the passenger, Ashley Sowle age 24 of Wasilla, had an outstanding warrant for her arrest on the original charge of DUI. Sowle was arrested for her warrant and transported to MSPT for remand where she was held without bail.

    Posted on 10/7/2018 4:42:59 AM by DPS\makessler

  • AK18072752

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/6/18 at approximately 2321 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on 1997 green Nissan for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed the driver Zachary South, age 27 of Wasilla had an outstanding felony warrant for Theft 2. Investigation revealed the passenger, Michael Williams, age 55 of Wasilla had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest. Both were arrested, transported and remanded to MSPT.

    Posted on 10/7/2018 5:37:04 AM by DPS\jcsomerville

  • AK18070945

    Location: Willow
    Type: Criminal Mischief 2 / Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/30/2018 at approximately 1400 hours, Alaska State Troopers investigated a reported theft of fuel from and damage of multiple aircraft stored at the Willow airport. Investigation revealed someone siphoned fuel from multiple planes, as well as stealing items from inside the aircraft. It was later discovered a pickup truck had also been stolen from the same area. The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:29:08 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18071476

    Location: Willow
    Type: Burglary / Theft / Criminal Trespass

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/02/2018 at approximately 1426 hours, Alaska State Troopers investigated a reported burglary from a residence on Denali View Drive in the Willow area. Investigation revealed someone had gained access by force to the residence and buildings on the property and stole several items including two ATV’s, a trailer, and a boat. One ATV was located and recovered in the area. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333. The investigation is ongoing.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:30:44 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18071706

    Location: Willow
    Type: Vehicle Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/03/2018, Alaska State Troopers determined a 1998 Dodge Dakota had been stolen from the Willow Airport while investigation a separate burglary in the Willow area. The vehicle had been stolen within the last week from the airport. On 10/07/2018 at approximately 0015 hours, the vehicle was recovered from a residence in the Big Lake area. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333. The investigation is ongoing.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:32:43 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18072513

    Location: Willow
    Type: Burglary / Theft / Criminal Trespass

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/05/2018 at approximately 2057 hours, Alaska State Troopers investigated a reported burglary from a residence on Dolly Varden Drive in the Caswell area of Willow. Investigation revealed someone had gained access by force to the residence and stole several items. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:34:15 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18072625

    Location: Willow
    Type: Burglary / Theft / Criminal Trespass

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2018 at approximately 1227 hours, Alaska State Troopers investigated a reported burglary from a building on Dolly Varden Drive in the Caswell area of Willow. Investigation revealed someone had gained access by force to a building on the property and stole multiple items. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:35:37 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18072638

    Location: Willow
    Type: Violating Conditions of Release

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2018 at approximately 1354 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on an ATV on Caswell Loop near Keystone Drive in Willow. Investigation revealed the driver, Jeremiah Terrel, age 32 of Caswell, was in violation of his conditions of release from a previous arrest. Terrel was arrested transported and remanded at the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility in Palmer.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:37:08 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18072729

    Location: Willow
    Type: Attempted Vehicle Theft / Criminal Trespass / Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2018 at approximately 1908 hours, Alaska State Troopers investigated a reported attempted vehicle theft from a property on Brokealine Drive in the Caswell area of Willow. Investigation revealed someone had entered the property and attempted to steal a motorhome parked on the property. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:38:16 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18072623

    Location: Willow
    Type: Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2018 at approximately 1308 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft on Bald Eagle Way in Willow. Investigation revealed someone had stolen several security cameras placed out by the HOA in the area. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:39:42 AM by DPS\wskirksey

  • AK18072691

    Location: Willow
    Type: Burglary / Theft / Criminal Trespass

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/2018 at approximately 1839 hours, Alaska State Troopers investigated a reported theft from a residence on Eaglet Circle in the Caswell area of Willow. Investigation revealed someone had gained access by force to a structure on the property and stole items. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:41:23 AM by DPS\wskirksey

C Detachment

  • AK18072595

    Location: St. Mary's
    Type: Assault 3

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/6/18 at approximately 0830 hours, St. Mary's AST received a report of an assault at a residence in St. Mary's, AK.  Subsequent investigation revealed Everett Paukan-age 31, caused physical injury to a family member and placed another family member in fear of physical injury.  Due to multiple prior assault convictions, Puakan is charged with one count of Assault in the Third Degree and one count Assault in the Fourth Degree, both involving domestic violence.  Paukan was transported to YKCC in Bethel for remand pending arraignment.

    Assigned-Sgt. Yancey

    Posted on 10/7/2018 6:22:40 PM by DPS\klyancey

D Detachment ...No news reported.

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK18072643

    Location: Petersburg
    Type: Sublegal Bull Moose

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-6-18, Kirk Evens, age 20, of Petersburg was issued a summons for taking a sublegal bull moose in GMU 1B.  Evens self reported taking a bull moose that did not meet antler restriction requirements.  The meat was seized and donated to local charities.  Arraignment is set for October 16th in the Petersburg District Court. 

    Posted on 10/7/2018 9:51:55 AM by DPS\cdlitster

  • AK18072276

    Location: Petersburg
    Type: Sublegal Bull Moose

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-6-18, Ralph Strickland Jr, age 51, of Petersburg was issued a summons for taking a sublegal bull moose in GMU 3.  Strickland self reported taking a bull moose that did not meet antler restriction requirements.  The meat was seized and donated to local charities.  Arraignment is set for October 16th in the Petersburg District Court. 

    Posted on 10/7/2018 9:55:45 AM by DPS\cdlitster

  • AK18072257

    Location: Petersburg
    Type: Sublegal Bull Moose

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-6-18, Andrew Ayriss, age 31, of Petersburg was issued a summons for taking a sublegal bull moose in GMU 3.  Ayriss self reported taking a bull moose that did not meet antler restriction requirements.  The meat was seized and donated to local charities.  Arraignment is set for October 16th in the Petersburg District Court. 

    Posted on 10/7/2018 9:57:04 AM by DPS\cdlitster

  • AK18072634

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: False statement on resident fishing license

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/18 at approximately 1414 hours, a Fairbanks-based Alaska Wildlife Trooper contacted Abraham Tsigonis, age 30 of Fairbanks, while he was sport fishing on the Chena River. Investigation revealed Tsigonis made a false statement of a material fact regarding his AK residency on 08/08/14 when he purchased a AK resident sport fishing license.  Tsigonis was issued a citation with bail set at $310 in the Fairbanks District Court for the violation.

    Posted on 10/7/2018 11:50:19 AM by DPS\dgvalentine

  • AK18072465

    Location: Nenana
    Type: Unlawful Methods of Taking Game-Using Artificial Light

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/06/18 at 1600 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Cantwell Post, issued a summons to Lawrence Scott McMullen SR, 56 yoa of Fairbanks, in Nenana for taking a moose with the aid of artificial light. An investigation by Troopers revealed McMullen harvested a cow moose on 10/04/18 at 2200 hours at the Nenana Airport Float Pond, under a Ceremonial Harvest Permit for an upcoming potlatch. The investigation revealed McMullen took the moose with the aid of artificial light, the headlights of his pickup truck, to illuminate the moose on the dark night before shooting it. Arraignment is scheduled in the Nenana District Court on 10/22/18 at 1430 hours.  

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 1:50:19 PM by DPS\sdsands

  • AK18071716

    Location: Tutka Bay
    Type: No ID Markings

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/4/18 Kaleb Long, 27 YOA of Homer was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Anchor Point Post for failure to have his ID Markings on his crab pot. Bail is set at $110.00 in the Homer Court.

    Posted on 10/7/2018 2:27:38 PM by DPS\adbeach

AK Bureau of Investigation ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Highway Patrol

  • AK18072843

    Location: Hope
    Type: Search & Rescue

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-7-18, at approximately 1421 hours, The Alaska State Troopers (AST) received a phone call from a satellite phone reporting Mary Elizabeth Bragiel, age 57 of Anchorage, had fallen off of her bicycle near mile 7 of the Resurrection Trail and injured her ankle and needed rescued. AST utilized volunteer medics from Hope EMS who extricated Bragiel via 4-wheelers without incident.  Bragiel was transported via private vehicle to an Anchorage hospital for further treatment.

     

    Posted on 10/7/2018 8:40:48 PM by DPS\hapeterson

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

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