State of Alaska

Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Saturday, April 22, 2017

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

A Detachment

  • AK17025304

    Location: Juneau
    Type: SAR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/20/2017, at 1900 hours, Juneau AST received a report of a lost hiker on the West Glacier Trail in Juneau.  Alicia Woods, age 22 of Florida, got separated from her party at about 1730 hours while returning from the ice caves at the Mendenhall Glacier.  At 2215 hours a Juneau Mountain Rescue ground team made contact with Woods and escorted her back to the trailhead without incident.

     

    Posted on 4/22/2017 8:09:23 AM by DPS\cjumbs

B Detachment

  • AK17025744

    Location: Palmer
    Type: REDDI, DUI Alcohol

    Dispatch Text:

    On 4/22/17 at approximately 1915 hours Alaska State Troopers responded to a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report.  Multiple complainants reported a red Ford pickup speeding and swerving in the area of the Parks Hwy and Trunk Rd.  Troopers located the vehicle traveling northbound on Trunk Rd and conducted a traffic stop near PWH.  Investigation revealed the driver, Tonga Mackey age 47 of Wasilla, was operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  Mackey was arrested for DUI Alcohol and transported to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility where she was remanded into custody with bail set at $2500 and a Court Approved Third Party custodian requirement.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 10:39:04 PM by DPS\nmurphy

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK17025612

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 4/22/17 at approximately 0100 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Fairbanks Street in Fairbanks and contacted Nicolas George, age 38 of Fairbanks. Investigation revealed George had two outstanding warrants for his arrest on the original charges of DUI and MICS IV. George was arrested for his warrants and transported to the Fairbanks Correctional Center for remand where he was held without bail.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 4:42:19 AM by DPS\makessler

  • AK17025606

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On April 22, 2017 at 12:12 AM, the Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to maintain its lane. Troopers identified the driver as 33 year old Fairbanks resident Jennifer Brinkman.  Brinkman was subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence.  Brinkman was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was remanded for DUI with $750.00 bail.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 7:42:05 AM by DPS\lnparrish

  • AK17025632

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI/Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test

    Dispatch Text:

    On April 22, 2017 at 4:15 AM, the Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to stop at a red light and failure to maintain its lane.  Troopers identified the driver as 27 year old Fairbanks resident Sanjam Singha.  Singha was subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence.  Singha was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was remanded for DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test with a $750.00 bail.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 7:44:24 AM by DPS\lnparrish

  • AK17025564

    Location: Tok
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/21/2017 at about 1924 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Tok contacted Wallace Joe, 53 yoa from Tetlin. Investigation revealed Joe had an outstanding $25 Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree warrant. Joe was arrested for the warrant.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 1:06:21 PM by DPS\mtiverson

E Detachment

  • AK17025585

    Location: Nikiski, AK
    Type: Probation Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 4-21-17 at approximately 2100 hours, Soldotna AST conducted a welfare check on two individuals at a residence in Nikiski. During the course of the contact, AST contacted 56 year old Nikiski resident, Lance Alexander. Alexander was on felony probation from original charges of Fail to stop at the direction of a peace officer 1st and DUI. Alexander was not supposed to consume any alcohol, however, he was extremely intoxicated. Alexander was placed under arrest and remanded to WWPT. The other half of the welfare check was ok.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 4:11:28 AM by DPS\ajwill

  • AK17025629

    Location: Soldotna, AK
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 4-21-17 at approximately 2220 hours, Soldotna AST contacted 42 year old Soldotna resident James Mistecka at a residence in Soldotna, while investigating a different case. Subsequent investigation revealed Mistecka to have a $500 warrant stemming from original charges of vehicle theft 1 and criminal trespass 1. Mistecka was placed under arrest and remanded to WWPT.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 4:23:27 AM by DPS\ajwill

  • AK17023533

    Location: Seward
    Type: DVPO Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04-13-17 at approximately 1230 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Domestic Violence Protective Order Violation which occurred in the Seward area. Investigations led to charges being forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.  

     

    Posted on 4/22/2017 2:16:10 PM by DPS\mazweifel

  • AK17025173

    Location: Cooper Landing
    Type: Recovered Stolen Vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04-20-17 at 1245 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a truck which had been abandoned in a wooded area near mile post 38 of the Sterling Highway. AST responded to the scene and located the vehicle which had been reported stolen from the area of Anchorage Airport. The vehicle's owner was contacted and stated he would make arrangements for the vehicles removal

    Posted on 4/22/2017 2:17:36 PM by DPS\mazweifel

  • AK17023638

    Location: Indian
    Type: Found Property

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04-13-17 at 1805 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a Crime Stoppers Report of firearm which had been found in the woods near mile post 110 of the Seward Highway. David Milton Rasmussen, age 32 of Anchorage, reported he and his friend had been hiking and rock climbing in the area of mile post 110. They had found a rifle hidden under a fallen tree. Trooper responded to the area and recovered the rifle. The investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 2:18:48 PM by DPS\mazweifel

  • AK17025716

    Location: Sterling
    Type: Warrant Arrest, MICS IV

    Dispatch Text:

    On April 22nd, 2017 at approximately 1632 hours, the Alaska State Troopers contacted a subject at a residence near Carmichael Court, Sterling for an investigation. Investigation revealed Kyle T. Barnes, age 31 of Sterling, had an active felony arrest warrant for FTC with conditions of Probation/PACE for the original charge of PTRP/PACE. Further investigation revealed Barnes was in possession of 2 schedule IA controlled substance and a schedule IVA controlled substance. Barnes was arrested for MICS IV X3 and the warrant. Barnes was transported to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was remanded and held on $20,000.00 bail.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 8:05:53 PM by DPS\asgault

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Investigation

  • AK17014178

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Child Homicide / Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 4/21/17, Corey Wold (28yoa) was arrested on a warrant for Murder in the Second Degree. Wold was recently indicted following an investigation of a 3 year old child who died on 3/8/17. The child had been in Wold's care.

    Posted on 4/22/2017 9:22:47 AM by DPS\tjdespain

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.