Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Monday, October 8, 2018

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

A Detachment

  • AK18072999

    Location: Craig
    Type: VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On October 8, 2018 at about 10:11AM, the Alaska State Troopers on Prince of Wales island contacted 66 year old Craig resident Dennis Parsons.  Parsons was arrested for violating his conditions of release and transported to the Craig Jail where he was remanded without bail.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 12:30:51 PM by DPS\lnparrish

B Detachment

  • AK18072736

    Location: Talkeetna
    Type: Warrant Arrest; MICS4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/07/18 at 0315 hours, AST contacted Ryan Calhoun-Moudy in the parking lot of Sunshine Tesoro in Talkeetna. AST had previously been looking for Ryan as he had an outstanding warrant for Escape. Ryan was also in possession of crystal-meth and was issued a misdemeanor citation for MICS 4. Ryan was arrested for his outstanding warrant and transported to the MSPT facility in Palmer where he was remanded into custody and held on $2,500 bail.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 11:59:25 AM by DPS\lephillips

  • AK18072790

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/7/2018, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a truck over an embankment on Soapstone Road in Palmer.  Troopers contacted Ryan Burkhart, age 35 of Wasilla, walking away from the truck.  Following an investigation Burkhart was arrested for DUI.  Burkhart was remanded to Mat Su Pretrial where he was released on his own recognizance. 

    Posted on 10/8/2018 8:31:40 PM by DPS\jacrockett

  • AK18073164

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Assault 4th Degree DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/08/2018 at 1913 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Tustin Street in the Butte after receiving a 911 call of a disturbance in progress.  Investigation reveals Shawn Hansen, age 33 of Palmer, assaulted a household member.  Hansen was placed under arrest for Assault in the Fourth Degree DV and transported to Mat Su Pre-trial.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 10:53:40 PM by DPS\dbledford

  • AK18072930

    Location: Big Lake
    Type: Criminal Trespass, Theft 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/7/18, at 2210 hours, AST received a report of theft of building materials from a home construction site located off Hillside Drive in Big Lake.  Investigation showed that unknown persons accessed a construction site in a pickup and stole 50 or more sheets of 7/16" OSB plywood valued at over $1000.  A game camera set up to monitor the property was also taken.  Investigation continues and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact AST.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 1:49:09 AM by DPS\bwjohnson

  • AK18073103

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Burglary I and Theft III

    Dispatch Text:


    On 10/08/2018 at approximately 1449 hours, AST responded to a residence on Gold Creek Cir in Palmer for a report of a burglary. Investigation revealed an unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the residence on the property and stole approximately $400 in property. Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to call Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 5:38:36 PM by DPS\crlloyd

C Detachment

  • AK18072298

    Location: Nunapitchuk
    Type: Burglary 2, Theft 2, Criminal Mischief 3

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/5/2018, Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report of burglary from the village of Nunapitchuk. Investigation revealed Eric Watson, age 31 of Nunapitchuk, forcefully entered a building in the village and stole over $5,000.00 in cash. AST arrested Eric and remanded him to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center without incident on charges of Burglary in the Second Degree, Theft in the Second Degree, and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 7:55:02 PM by DPS\eranderson

  • AK18072914

    Location: Kodiak, AK
    Type: Warrant, MICS 4 x 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/07/18 at approximately 2100 hours, Kodiak AST contacted a vehicle for suspicious activity near Safeway. AST contacted three occupants. Subsequent investigation revealed a passenger, 22 year old Jose Rodas had an active $500 warrant for burglary 1 and Assault 4. Rodas was arrested and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Continuing investigation further revealed the driver, 26 year old Sarah Davis was in possession of heroin. Davis was issued a misdemeanor citation with a future court date and Rodas was taken to Kodiak jail with bail set at $500.00.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 1:49:12 AM by DPS\ajwill

D Detachment

  • AK18073105

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: MVC

    Dispatch Text:

    Update: The motorcyclist is identified as Zakary Skinner, 18 of Fairbanks.

    On 10/08/18 at 1449 hours, UAF PD, UAF Fire/EMS, and AST were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Farmers Loop next to Ballaine Lake. A motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed and struck the passenger side of a four door hatchback. The driver of the motorcycle was ejected, suffered serious injuries, and was transported to FMH where he is in critical condition. The driver of the car was uninjured. The motorcycle caught fire and is a total loss. The car sustained heavy damage with both vehicle's needing to be towed from the scene. Investigation continues.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 6:00:05 PM by DPS\dwbozman

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Investigation

  • AK18060363

    Location: Palmer
    Type: MICS 2nd/MICS 3rd x2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10-3-18 at about 1200 hours, Investigators with the Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit along with Troopers in the Criminal Suppression Unit executed multiple search warrants on a residence in Palmer. Investigation concluded 45 year old Palmer resident John Denny was involved in the trafficking and distribution of controlled substances. He was arrested and remanded to MSPT on charges of MICS 2nd and MICS 3rd x2. He was held without bail. The investigation continues.

    Posted on 10/8/2018 10:04:51 AM by DPS\jmnoll

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.