Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, February 11, 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

  • AK18009694

    Location: Big Lake
    Type: Assault 4, Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/11/18 at approximately 0119 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence on W Lake Forest Dr in Big Lake. Investigation revealed Michael Bellini age 50, of Big Lake assaulted someone in the residence. He was arrested, transported and remanded to MSPT where his bail was set at no bail.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 3:39:04 AM by DPS\jcsomerville

  • AK18009722

    Location: Big Lake
    Type: Burglary / Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/11/18 at 0950 hours Alaska State Troopers were contacted by James Griffith (26) of Big Lake, who reported someone had come to a business on Big Lake Road during the night and got into the conex.  Investigation showed two males cut open the conex and removed several items valued at $1500 and left in a late model Chevy truck.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers or AST Dispatch at 907-352-5401.  Investigation is continuing.

     

    Posted on 2/11/2018 11:25:58 AM by DPS\jscovey

  • AK18009577

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: Assault 4x2 DV

    Dispatch Text:

     

    On 2/10/18 at approximately 1009 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in Copper Center.  Investigation revealed Joel Hicks age 30, of Copper Center  assaulted a family member in the residence. Joel was arrested and transported to the Glennallen Trooper Post.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 1:46:22 PM by DPS\koleigh

  • AK18009700

    Location: Big Lake
    Type: Assault, Interfering with the Report of a DV Crime

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/11/2018 at approximately 0224 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance near W Holly Loop in Big Lake. Investigation revealed that Joseph Link 30 YOA of Wasilla had assaulted a female in the residence. Link was arrested for Assault in the Fourth Degree and Interfering with the Report of a DV Crime. Link was transported to Mat Su Pretrial Facility in Palmer where he was held on no bail.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 7:42:28 AM by DPS\omnolywaika

  • AK18009811

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/11/2018 at approx. 1710 hours, AST received a report of a theft at a residence on Sakai Street in Wasilla. Complainant reports that sometime in the last three days, an unknown suspect stole the month (NOV) and year tab ('18) off of her license plate. Investigation into this incident is ongoing.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 7:47:37 PM by DPS\rranderson

  • AK18009705

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/11/18, at approximately 0426 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance on S. Gon Fishin Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed an altercation occurred between two family members. Charges will be referred to the DAO for review. 

    Posted on 2/11/2018 8:46:57 PM by DPS\clrussell

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK18009673

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 10, 2018 at about 2120 hours, Gabriel Charley was contacted by the Alaska State Troopers and he was arrested on his MISDEMEANOR $250.00 warrant. Gabriel was remanded to FCC.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 4:13:54 PM by DPS\bacebulski

  • AK18009616

    Location: Dot Lake
    Type: Criminal Mischief 5

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/10/2018 at about 1442 hours, Alaska State Troopers (AST) in Tok received a report of a disturbance at a residence in Dot Lake. AST responded and contacted Elsie Almquist, 28 YOA of Dot Lake. Elsie was ultimately arrested for Criminal Mischief in the Fifth Degree which was also a DV crime. Elsie was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she is being held without bail.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 4:34:43 PM by DPS\mtiverson

  • AK18009701

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Driving Under the Influence

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 11th, 2018 at 0320. AST conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle. AST contacted Brett Fortier, 28 of Fairbanks. The investigation resulted in Brett's arrest for DUI. Brett was transported to FCC without incident and released shortly thereafter.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 6:30:45 AM by DPS\jwthomas2

  • AK18009689

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant Arrest / REDDI

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 11th, 2018 at 23:57 hours, AST dispatch received a REDDI (Report Ever Dangerous Driver Immediately) report about a white Dodge Dakota swerving on Farmers Loop. AST responded and contacted Joel Neetz, 29 of Fairbanks. Joel was wanted on an outstanding No Bail Felony warrant. Joel was arrested on this warrant and remanded to FCC without incident.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 6:34:14 AM by DPS\jwthomas2

  • AK18009703

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 11, 2018 at approximately 0341 hours, AST conducted a traffic stop on Peger Road for a moving violation. AST contacted the driver, Jorge Ballesteros, age 31 of Fort Wainwright. The investigation revealed Ballesteros was operating a motor vehicle under the influence. Ballesteros was arrested and transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was released on his own recognizance.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 7:25:50 AM by DPS\trlangford

  • AK18009704

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Criminal Trepass/Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 11, 2018 at approximately 0414 hours, AST received a report of a possible home invasion on Merganser Street. AST responded and contacted Frederick Trent Mayo, age 47 of Fairbanks. The investigation revealed he had committed criminal trespass and criminal mischief (DV). Mayo was arrested and transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was remanded and held without bail.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 7:30:12 AM by DPS\trlangford

  • AK18009668

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DV Criminal Mischief 5

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/10/18 at approximately 9:04 PM, the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received the report of property damage in North Pole.  Investigation resulted in the arrest of Amanda Roberts, age 48, of North Pole for DV Criminal Mischief in the fifth degree.  Roberts was remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was held without bail.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 12:54:31 AM by DPS\ngjohnson

E Detachment

  • AK18009685

    Location: Nikiski Village Trailer Park, Nikiski
    Type: Warrant Arrest, Hindering Prosecution 2nd Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2-10-18 at 2317 hours, AST responded to Nikiski Village Trailer Park after Jennifer M. Holsclaw, 39 YOA reported a disturbance. Upon arrival investigation revealed Richard E. Sapp, 41 YOA was in the residence and refusing to come to the door. A check in APSIN revealed Sapp has an outstanding $300.00 warrant for his arrest for (FTA) failure to appear on the original charge of driving on a revoked operator’s license. Kyle D. Nealy, 43 YOA of Anchorage came to the window of the residence intoxicated and was hostile and yelling out profanities. Nealy who is a guest at the residence stated Sapp was not in the residence and demanded AST leave. Sapp exited the residence and was arrested on the outstanding warrant. Nealy was arrested for Hindering in the 2nd Degree. Sapp was transported to Wildwood Pretrial and remanded pending $300.00 Bail. Nealy was transported to Wildwood Pretrial where he was remanded on charges of Hindering in the 2nd Degree and was held until sober enough to be released (O/R) own recognizance. 

     

    Posted on 2/11/2018 4:51:44 AM by DPS\jawoodruff

  • AK18009719

    Location: Sterling
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2-11-18 at 0919 hours the Alaska State Troopers responded to a Sterling residence for a reported death.  Investigation revealed Lana Tuttle (64 YOA of Sterling) died at sometime throughout the night.  Next of kin was on scene.  Tuttle was released to the funeral home on scene.  No foul play is suspected.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 6:46:10 PM by DPS\rasimmons

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK18009457

    Location: Healy - Parks Highway
    Type: No Hunting License/Shoot Across Highway

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/09/18 at approximately 1525 hours, a Fairbanks-based Alaska Wildlife Trooper contacted Samuel Kendall, age 29 of North Pole, while he was dragging a dead wolf across the Parks Highway back to his truck. Investigation revealed Kendall shot the wolf across the highway from the interior of his vehicle which was parked in the lane of travel. Kendall was issued two citations with a total bail of $570 due in the Nenana District Court for the violations. The wolf and rifle were seized as evidence.

    Posted on 2/11/2018 8:30:24 AM by DPS\dgvalentine

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.