Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Saturday, February 9, 2019

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

  • AK19009374

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DV Assault in the Third Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 08, 2019 at approximately 2146 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance off Caudill Road. An investigation revealed Amanda Galt age 45 of Wasilla, had assaulted a family member. Galt was arrested and charged of DV Assault in the third degree. Galt was transported to Palmer Pretrial where she was remanded without bail.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 3:23:40 AM by DPS\shsutton

  • AK19008972

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Motor Vehicle Accident with injuries

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/07/2019 at about 1116 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a two vehicle accident Old Glenn highway in Palmer.  Investigation revealed Jared Gerry, age 19, of Soldotna, and Smith Jared, age 27, of Anchorage were driving Southbound on Old Glenn had collision each-other rolling and leaving the roadway. Smith was transported by EMS for injuries sustained in the collision. Alcohol is not suspected as a contributing factor. Both drivers were wearing seat-belts. Investigation is ongoing at this time.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 10:33:14 AM by DPS\crlloyd

  • AK19009247

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Motor Vehicle Accident with injuries

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/08/2019 at about 1116 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Multi-vehicle accident on Seldon Rd in Wasilla.  Investigation revealed three vehicles were involved and a driver of a vehicle was transported to MSRH for unknown injuries. Alcohol is not suspected as a contributing factor. All drivers were wearing seat-belts. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 10:39:01 AM by DPS\crlloyd

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  • AK19009376

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Domestic Violence - Assault 4 (Fear)

    Dispatch Text:

    *Update* On February 9, 2019 at 0948 hours Thomas Carlsen, a 29 year old male of Kodiak, was arrested in this case as well as charged with an additional count of Assault 4 (Fear) from events that took place this morning. Thomas was transported to the Kodiak Jail pending arraignment.

    On February 8, 2019 at 2234 hours the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in Kodiak. A suspect has been identified however cannot be named until formally charged. The suspect fled prior to AST arrival. No reported physical injuries.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 12:54:20 AM by DPS\tstilley

  • AK19009531

    Location: Emmonak
    Type: Failure to Register as Sex Offender 2nd Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/7/19 Emmonak AST became aware of a male that moved to Emmonak last month and he did not update his sex offender registration. Kyle Mike (age 35) of Nome was contacted and charges will be forwarded to the Bethel District Attorney's Office.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 6:31:42 PM by DPS\magranda

  • AK19008863

    Location: Emmonak
    Type: Criminal Trespass, Harassment 2nd, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/6/19 at about 2358 hours, the Emmonak VPSO responded to a disturbance in Emmonak. An investigation revealed that Kyle Mike (age 35) of Nome had trespassed at a residence and touched someone in an offensive manner. Mike also was on conditions of release on 3 unrelated cases and he he violated those conditions. Mike was arrested for Criminal Trespass, Harassment, and VCOR. Alcohol was a factor.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 7:01:31 PM by DPS\magranda

  • AK19008049

    Location: Emmonak
    Type: Assault 4th Degree, DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/4/19 at about 0105 hours, the Emmonak VPSO responded to a disturbance in Emmonak. An investigation revealed that David Aketachunak (age 22) of Emmonak had assaulted a family member. Aketachunak was arrested for Assault in the 4th Degree and lodged at the Emmonak Police Dept. Alcohol was not a factor in this incident.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 7:04:15 PM by DPS\magranda

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  • AK19009459

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Driving Under the Influence

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 9th, 2019 at 1218 hours, AST was responding to Delta Junction to assist in a prisoner transport. Curtus Meschen, 32 of Delta Junction flagged down the AST unit at mile 342 of the Richardson Highway. Curtus had driven a vehicle into the ditch in front of Eielson AFB. AST responded and contacted Curtus. The investigation resulted in Curtus' arrest for Driving Under the Influence. Curtus was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center without incident.  

    Posted on 2/9/2019 11:24:59 PM by DPS\jwthomas2

  • AK19009550

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Driving Under the Influence / Misuse of Registration

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 9th, 2019 at 1957 hours, AST observed a red Jeep stop half way within the intersection of Geist Road and the Parks Highway off ramp. AST contacted Robert Vanreenan, 54 of Fairbanks. A routine check in APSIN/NCIC revealed that the license plates on the red Jeep did not belong to that vehicle. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Robert for Driving Under the Influence and Misuses of Registration. Robert was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center without incident.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 11:28:37 PM by DPS\jwthomas2

  • AK19008996

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Assault 4 (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 7, 2019 at approximately 12:51 pm, the Alaska State Troopers contacted Mary Zayon, age 53 of Fairbanks, at her residence in Fairbanks. Investigation revealed Mary had assaulted two family members. Mary was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was held without bail for two counts of Assault in the Fourth Degree.

     

    Posted on 2/9/2019 8:44:24 AM by DPS\hcmckenney

  • AK19009197

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Drive in Violation of Restricted License

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02-08-19 at approximately 1005 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks conducted a traffic stop on white Toyota Tacoma bearing Alaska Plate GKJ800 for an equipment violation on the Steese Expressway at Farmers Loop in Fairbanks. Investigation revealed Deshaun Wilson, age 27 of Fairbanks, was operating the vehicle in violation of a restriction on his driver’s license. Wilson was issued a summons for A.S. 28.15.121(d) Drive In Violation Of Restricted License.

     

    Posted on 2/9/2019 1:51:44 AM by DPS\bjhibbs

  • AK19009478

    Location: Nenana
    Type: Harassment

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2/9/19, at 1357 hours, an 18 year old female from Nenana reported to AST Dispatch she was receiving inappropriate text messages and photos.  Investigation in on going in this matter and charges will be forwarded to the Fairbanks DAO.    

    Posted on 2/9/2019 3:21:15 PM by DPS\mfhaglin

E Detachment

  • AK19009457

    Location: Seward
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On February 9, 2019 at approximately 12:00pm, Deja Knafel, age 28 of Seward, contacted the Alaska State Troopers and stated she had a warrant for her arrest that she would like to clear.  AST met Deja at the Seward Jail where she was arrested on the following warrants:

    3SW-18-39 FELONY $250 FTA OC THEFT 2 THEFT 3 THEFT 4
    3SW-18-27 FELONY $250 FTA OC THEFT 2 FORGERY 2 THEFT 3 FRAUD USE OF ACC DEV

    Deja produced the required bail, was released and the warrants cleared.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 4:37:43 PM by DPS\cbjoslin

  • AK19009399

    Location: Milepost 91 Sterling Highway
    Type: DUI/Refusal

    Dispatch Text:

    On 02/09/2019 at approximately 0230 hours, Alaska State Troopers stopped with a vehicle in the ditch near milepost 91 of the Sterling Highway. The driver was later contacted and identified as 27-year-old Derrick Burlison of Sterling. Burlison was determined to have been operating the vehicle while under the influence and was arrested. Burlison additionally refused to submit to a chemical test. Burlison was ultimately transported and remanded to Wildwood Pretrial on the charges of DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test.

    Posted on 2/9/2019 9:44:11 PM by DPS\pcheid

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19008143

    Location: Ketchikan
    Type: False statement on sport fishing license

    Dispatch Text:

    On 2-9-2019 the Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Lindsay Rosendin, 30, of Ketchikan for making a false statement on a 2019 resident sport fishing license.  This violation has a set fine of $320 and an optional court appearance in the First Judicial District Court in Ketchikan.

    Trooper: MJF9

    Posted on 2/9/2019 1:59:47 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.