Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Friday, November 29, 2019

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

A Detachment

  • AK19083637

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Improper Use of Plates

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 29th, 2019 at approximately 0028 hours, the Alaska State Troopers traffic stopped a white 1997 Ford pickup for an equipment and registration violation on Mckinley Street, Kenai. Investigation revealed Kyle, D. Neely, age 29 of Kenai, displayed a fictitious registration on the vehicle. Neely was issued a misdemeanor citation for Improper Use of Plates and released from the scene. 

    Posted on 11/29/2019 4:53:53 AM by DPS\asgault

  • AK19083670

    Location: Seward
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 29, 2019 at approximately 0841 hours, Alaska State Troopers observed Cole Harren (43 YOA of Seward) at the Seward Marketplace.  AST knew from prior knowledge that Cole had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. A records check confirmed Cole currently had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failing to appear for a petition to revoke probation (3SW-16-235CR). Cole was arrested and transported to the Seward Jail where he was remanded and held on $1000 bail.

    Posted on 11/29/2019 10:27:20 AM by DPS\tchoward

B Detachment

  • AK19083609

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/28/19 at approximately 1932 hours, the Alaska State Troopers in Wasilla received a report of a disturbance at a residence on W. White Fox Circle.  Troopers responded and contacted 47-year-old Craig Lowry.  Investigation revealed Craig assaulted two individuals at the residence.  He was arrested and transported to Mat-Su Pre-Trial where he was remanded on two counts of Assault in the Fourth Degree and held without bail. 


    Posted on 11/29/2019 3:08:18 AM by DPS\mgsidders

  • AK19083645

    Location: Willow
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/29/19 at 0308 hours, AST responded to a vehicle in the ditch near mile 76 of the Parks Highway in Willow. AST contacted Joel Pulver, age 51 of Wasilla, as the driver of the white 2000 Chevy Lumina. Investigation revealed Pulver was driving under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested for the original charge of DUI. During the investigation, Pulver was transported to a local hospital and released O/R with a mandatory court appearance at a later date.

    Posted on 11/29/2019 7:19:55 PM by DPS\lephillips

  • AK19083582

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Assault 4 DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/28/2019 at approximately 1610 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance on Angus Loop in Palmer. Investigation revealed Richard Hoffman, age 46 of Palmer, recklessly caused injuries to a female household member during an altercation. Hoffman was arrested for Assault in the Fourth Degree Domestic Violence and transported to the Mat-Su Pretrial facility where he was remanded into custody to be held without bail.

    Posted on 11/29/2019 8:25:03 AM by DPS\tlcorbridge

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK19083569

    Location: FAIRBANKS
    Type: DUI, DWVOL, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 28, 2019 at approximately 1422 hours, AST received a REDDI report of a possibly intoxicated driver. AST responded to the area and contacted the driver of the REDDI who was identified as Jason Howell, age 42 of Fairbanks. Investigation revealed Jason was driving under the influence of alcohol, did not have a valid operator's license, and was on conditions of release. Jason was remanded to FCC for one count of Driving Under the Influence, Driving Without a Vaild Operator's License, and Violating Conditions of Release, where he was held on $250 bail.

    Posted on 11/29/2019 6:24:18 AM by DPS\ksmayfield

  • AK19083546

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Assault 4th (DV), Interfering with report of DV Crime, Theft 2nd, & Warrant arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/28/2019 at 1217 hours the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received a report about a domestic disturbance in the Gold Hill area.  Investigation determined Dallas Sweetsir, age 23 from Fairbanks assaulted a family member, took their phone when the family member was attempting to call AST, and had an outstanding arrest warrant.  AST located Sweetsir who was arrested for Assault 4th (DV), Interfering with the Report of a DV Crime, Theft 2nd, and his outstanding arrest warrant.  The warrant was a $500 misdemeanor warrant for Assault 4th, Criminal Mischief 5th, and Interfering with Report of a DV crime.  Sweetsir was held without bail pending arraignment.  Alcohol was considered to be a contributing factor. 

    Posted on 11/29/2019 7:14:32 AM by DPS\dwbozman

  • AK19083513

    Location: Nenana
    Type: MVC - D, Fail to Give Immediate Notification of Accident

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/28/2019, at approximately 0433 hours, Fairbanks AST Dispatch received a report of a collision involving a semi-truck towing doubles at approximately mile 322 of the Parks Highway. Fairbanks and Healey based Troopers responded to the scene and contacted the driver, age 34 of Wasilla. Investigation revealed that the collision had occurred more than an hour prior to the report to AST by a passerby. Weiman was issued a misdemeanor citation for Failure to Give Immediate Notice of an Accident with a promise to appear in the Nenana court at a future date.

    Posted on 11/29/2019 2:01:39 AM by DPS\bdlemay

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19083403

    Location: Ketchikan
    Type: Hunting without a license

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/27/2019, Billy R Davis 35 YOA, of Ketchikan Alaska, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Ketchikan Post, for hunting without a 2019 hunting license in possession. Davis was cited after he was contacted hunting near Shelter Cove without a 2019 hunting license in possession.  Bail is set at $270 in the Ketchikan district Court.

    Trooper: CMC1

    Posted on 11/29/2019 6:27:33 PM by DPS\mheldridge

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.