Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, March 19, 2017

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

A Detachment

  • AK17017927

    Location: Ketchikan
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3-19-17 at approximately 1805 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a deceased female at a residence near mile 9 of the North Tongass Highway.  Investigation revealed Alina Larue age 22 of Spokane WA, was found deceased at a residence.  The body was transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office.  Next of Kin have been notified. No foul play was suspected.

    Posted on 3/19/2017 11:21:30 PM by DPS\cjnelson1

B Detachment

  • AK17017822

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/19/2017 at approximately 0152 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to mile 49 Holiday for a report of a trespass. Troopers contacted Troy Hays, age 25 of Wasilla, who had two outstanding warrants for his arrest for Failure to Appear on the original charge of NVOL. Hays was arrested and remanded to the custody of the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held on $1000 bail.

    Posted on 3/19/2017 3:19:58 AM by DPS\rranderson

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK17017825

    Location: North Pole
    Type: DUI - Alcohol

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/19/17 at approximately 0149 hours, the Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on Jamie Ellingson, 47 years old of North Pole. An investigation revealed that Ellingson was driving under the influence of alcohol. Ellingson provided a Datamaster sample of .147 BrAC. Ellingson was transported to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was remanded.

    Posted on 3/19/2017 7:45:47 AM by DPS\jmmoore

E Detachment

  • AK17017827

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Assault 4th DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/19/2017 at approximately 0312 hours, Soldotna AST received a 911 call in regards to a physical disturbance near Soldotna. Upon AST arrival investigation revealed Greg Hunter 26, of Scammon Bay recklessly caused physical injury to another and was arrested for one count of Assault in the Fourth Degree domestic violence. Greg hunter was transported to Wildwood Pre-trial and alcohol was a factor in this case.


    Posted on 3/19/2017 8:01:36 AM by DPS\elnorwood

  • AK17016638

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Arrest Warrant

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3-13-17 at about 1620 HRS Hannah Kelson, 19 of Soldotna, was arrested for an outstanding arrest warrant reference a charge of Theft.  Kelson was transported to Wildwood jail and remanded. 

    Posted on 3/19/2017 1:15:08 PM by DPS\jdgrieme

  • AK17017894

    Location: Girdwood
    Type: MVC-I

    Dispatch Text:

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    On 3-19-17, at approximately 1501 hours, The Bureau of Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle rollover near mile 108.5 of the Seward Highway.  The investigation revealed Alex Michael Hefner, age 25 of JBER, was driving a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee northbound at mile 108.5 of the Seward Highway when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway, then rolled the vehicle. Hefner was wearing a seatbelt and sustained injuries from the crash and was transported by the Anchorage Fire Department to Providence Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  The vehicle was totaled.  Alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash and the investigation is continuing.  


    Posted on 3/19/2017 8:23:49 PM by DPS\vefowler

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK17017796

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On Saturday March 18, 2017 the Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a white 2015 Ford truck bearing Alaska license plate GYG637 for a moving violation.  Investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle Cristino Campos age 44 from Kenai was operating the vehicle with a revoked operator’s license and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  Campos was remanded to the Wildwood Correctional Center without incident; bail was set at $150.


    Posted on 3/19/2017 12:04:21 AM by DPS\cejaime

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.