Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Thursday, November 7, 2019

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

A Detachment

  • AK19076990

    Location: Cooper Landing
    Type: Theft 2, Theft 4, Criminal Mischief 5, Criminal Trespass 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 7, 2019 at approximately 1336 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a blue Chevy Silverado being broken into while it was parked at the Fuller Lakes trail head in Cooper Landing.  A stainless steel .44 caliber Charter Arms revolver and other miscellaneous items were stolen from the vehicle.  If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 3:42:18 PM by DPS\tchoward

  • AK19076436

    Location: Hydaburg
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    Text:  - On 11-07-2019, Alaska State Troopers arrested 39-year-old Joey Adams in the village of Hydaburg on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Prince of Wales Court for a Violation of Conditions of Release. Adams was taken into custody without incident and remanded to the Craig jail, bail was set at No Bail.

    Author:  GEW1

     

    Posted on 11/7/2019 3:48:27 PM by DPS\gewebb

  • AK19076464

    Location: Hydaburg
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    Text:  - On 11-07-2019, Alaska State Troopers arrested 39-year-old Joey Adams in the village of Hydaburg on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Prince of Wales Court for a Violation of Conditions of Release. Adams was taken into custody without incident and remanded to the Craig jail, bail was set at No Bail.

    Author:  GEW1

     

    Posted on 11/7/2019 3:49:12 PM by DPS\gewebb

  • AK19077032

    Location: Hydaburg
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    Text:  - On 11-07-2019, Alaska State Troopers arrested 39-year-old Joey Adams in the village of Hydaburg on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Prince of Wales Court, original charges of Burglary 2nd, Criminal Mischief 3rd, Possess Burglary Tools, Theft 4th, and VCOR. Adams was a Violation of Conditions of Release. Adams was taken into custody without incident and remanded to the Craig jail, bail was set at $7,500.00.

    Author:  GEW1

     

    Posted on 11/7/2019 3:52:41 PM by DPS\gewebb

  • AK19076771

    Location: Ketchikan
    Type: Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree Criminal Trespass 1st Degree, Theft in the 4th Degree, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/06/2019 at about 1607 hours, the Alaska State Troopers were contacted by a business located at Mile 11 of the North Tongass Highway after they found a male on surveillance camera entering their property and stealing property.  A suspect and vehicle were immediately identified.  At about 2010 hours, the vehicle and suspect who was identified as Scott Devlin, age 44 of Ketchikan was found parked at a closed business parking lot.  Devlin was arrested for Attempted Burglary in the 2nd Degree, Criminal Trespass in the 1st Degree, Theft in the 4th Degree and VCOR. Devlin was found to be on current conditions of release set by the Ketchikan Courthouse reference the original offense of Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree.  Devlin was transported and remanded to Ketchikan Correctional Center.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 2:02:02 AM by DPS\jpbeaudoin

  • AK19074785

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Promoting Contraband 1, MICS 5

    Dispatch Text:

    On 10/30/19 at approximately 1011 hours the Alaska State Troopers were contacted by the Kenai Probation Office. They informed AST they had remanded Tyler McConnell, age 53 of Soldotna, that morning and when he was searched at Wildwood Pretrial a bag containing a white crystalline substance was found on his person. AST met with McConnell and the PO and retrieved the substance. McConnell was later remanded on one charge of Promoting Contraband 1st Degree, and one charge of Misconduct Involving Controlled Substances 5th Degree.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 7:18:31 AM by DPS\cdwebb

B Detachment

  • AK19076826

    Location: Sutton
    Type: Assault in the 4th (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/6/2019 at approximately 2118 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to an assault in the parking lot of a bar in Sutton. Investigation revealed Carrie Hansen, age 39 of Sutton, recklessly caused physical injury to a family member. Carrie was arrested and transported to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility where she was held without bail.

     

     

    Posted on 11/7/2019 12:57:39 AM by DPS\rateeling

  • AK19076835

    Location: Chickaloon
    Type: Assault IV DV, Interfere with Report of DV, & Criminal Trespass II

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/06/2019 at approximately 2239 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on N. Glenn Hwy in Chickaloon for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Andrew Hansen, age 49 of Chickaloon, assaulted a family member, criminally trespassed at a family member's residence, and interfered with a report of domestic violence. Hansen was arrested and remanded to the custody of the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 1:09:35 AM by DPS\rranderson

C Detachment

  • AK19076518

    Location: Toksook Bay
    Type: Sexual Abuse of Minor in the First Degree x 2 and Sexual Assault in the First Degree x 1

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11-5-19, a sexual abuse of a minor case from Toksook Bay was reported to the Bethel Violent Offenders Unit.  Peter Asuluk 37yoa of Toksook Bay was arrested on two counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree and one count of sexual assault in the first degree.  Peter was transported to Bethel and booked into YKCC.  He bail is set at no bail until his arraignment.   

    Posted on 11/7/2019 8:56:49 AM by DPS\trwidmier

D Detachment

  • AK19076685

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant Arrest/Recovered Stolen Vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 6, 2019 at approximately 12:21pm, the Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI Report of a vehicle driving erratically and ultimately crashing into the ditch in the area of Chena Pump.  The driver was reported to have fled the scene on foot.  A routine check of APSIN indicated that the vehicle had been reported stolen to the Fairbanks Police Department several hours earlier.  The driver's description matched that of the vehicle theft suspect, Marthaann Arabie, 32 y/o of Fairbanks.  Unrelated to the earlier vehicle theft, Arabie had three outstanding warrants for her arrest.  With the assistance of a citizen witness, a K9 track was initiated using Seward based AST K9 Scout.  K9 Scout tracked to a nearby residence in which the occupants confirmed that Arabie was inside.  Arabie refused to exit the residence and actively struggled with AST to evade arrest.  K9 Scout apprehended Arabie without further incident.  Arabie was transported to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was remanded on her active warrants.  Fairbanks Police Department was notified of the arrest and additional charges against Arabie are pending.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 2:06:39 AM by DPS\cbjoslin

  • AK19077040

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Assault 4 (DV) , Reckless Endangerment (DV) , Endangering the welfare of a child 2nd Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/07/2019 at about 1456 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks responded to a welfare check report. AST ultimately made contact with Kristy Pitcher, 36 YOA of Fairbanks inside the residence. Investigation revealed Kristy had consumed an alcoholic beverage, was unable to care for herself or her child and had assaulted a household member. Kristy was ultimately arrested for Assault in the Fourth Degree, Reckless Endangerment, and Endangering the welfare of a child in the second Degree. Kristy was remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she is being held without bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 6:52:06 PM by DPS\mtiverson

  • AK19077075

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Criminal Mischief 3rd (DV) & Assault 4th (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/07/2019 at 1709 hours the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received a report about a disturbance near University Avenue in Fairbanks.  Investigation determined KD Forzley, age 28 from Huslia attempted to cause damage to a family member's phone and placed the family member in fear of physical injury.  KD was arrested for attempted Criminal Mischief 3rd (DV) and Assault 4th (DV) and was remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was held without bail pending arraignment.  Alcohol was considered a factor.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 7:02:34 PM by DPS\dwbozman

  • AK19077050

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/07/2019 at 1521 hours the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received a report of a disturbance in the area of Chena Point Avenue.  AST contacted Thomas Dewitt, age 40 from Kenai.  Dewitt had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant from Kenai for Vehicle Theft.  Dewitt was arrested and remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was held without bail.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 7:16:32 PM by DPS\dwbozman

  • AK19077099

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DWLR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/07/2019, at approximately 1934 hours, Fairbanks AST conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a moving violation. Investigation revealed that the driver, Martin Qualle, age 55 of Fairbanks, was driving while revoked, and has multiple prior convictions. Qualle was placed under arrest and remanded to FCC where he was released on his own recognizance.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 9:32:50 PM by DPS\bdlemay

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19070172

    Location: Prince of Wales Island
    Type: Escape Mechanism and Escape Ring Violations

    Dispatch Text:

    Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Prince of Wales Island located two personal use dungy pots that were each attached to buoys marked with the name K. Collins, while on patrol in the marine waters of Coffman Cove. The pots had escape ring and biodegradable escape mechanism violations. Investigation revealed that the pots were being fished by Kurt Collins, age 59 of Coffman Cove. Collins was issued AUC's for the Escape Ring and Biodegradable escape mechanism violations, and the pots were returned.

    Posted on 11/7/2019 11:51:17 AM by DPS\bamank

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.