State of Alaska

Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Friday, May 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

  • AK17032546

    Location: Naukati
    Type: Theft/Criminal Trespass

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/19/2017, Prince of Wales based Troopers received a report of a theft that occurred in Naukati sometime over the last two weeks. Vern Guenther reported tools and plumbing supplies stolen from an unsecured storage shed on his property. The value of items stolen was estimated to be $250. Anyone with information regarding this theft, or the various other thefts recently reported on Prince of Wales Island, is encouraged to call the Alaska State Troopers at 826-2918.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 4:43:04 PM by DPS\rhjensen

B Detachment ...No news reported.

C Detachment

  • AK17032421

    Location: Napakiak
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/19/2017 at approximately 0202 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Bethel were notified of a death in the village of Napakiak.  Investigation revealed Dennis Paul (age 45 of Napakiak) was found deceased inside of his residence.  His next of kin is aware of the death.  The body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner's office in Anchorage.  Investigation is on-going.  Alcohol appears to have been a factor.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 5:14:16 PM by DPS\blweight

D Detachment

  • AK17032416

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI/MICS IV/Theft II/False Information/Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On May 19, 2017 at 12:30 AM, the Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for multiple moving violation.  Troopers identified the driver as 33 year old Fairbanks resident Tasha Dart, and eventually identified the passenger as 28 year old Fairbanks resident Devon Warley.  Dart was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and violating her probation.  Warley was arrested for Theft II, five counts of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance, False Information, and an outstanding arrest warrant for Robbery.  Both were transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where they were remanded without bail.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 5:44:41 AM by DPS\lnparrish

  • AK17032411

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: False Information

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/18/17 at 2330 hours, Cathy Slats, 25 years old of Fairbanks, was stopped for failing to stop at a steady red signal. Slats provided the name of another female when she was contacted. Slats continued to provide the false name until she was arrested for knowingly giving false information to a peace officer when she was being issued a citation. Slats was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 6:46:32 AM by DPS\jmmoore

  • AK17032204

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Criminal Trespass

    Dispatch Text:

    On May 18, 2017 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Alaska State Troopers contacted Shawn Rockwell, age 40 of Palmer, near a residence in Fairbanks he had just been advised not to be present at, earlier in the day. Investigation resulted in Rockwell's arrest for Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. Rockwell was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was held without bail for one count of Criminal Trespass II (Domestic Violence).

    Posted on 5/19/2017 12:36:36 PM by DPS\sohessler

  • AK17032360

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Criminal Mischief V (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On May 18, 2017 at approximately 5:58 pm, the Alaska State Troopers contacted Mason Mulholand, age 18 of Fairbanks, at his residence in Fairbanks. Subsequent investigation revealed Mulholand had broken a window during an argument with a family member. Mulholand was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was held without bail for one count of Criminal Mischief in the Fifth Degree.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 12:43:07 PM by DPS\sohessler

  • AK17032396

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Fail to Stop at Direction of Peace Officer 1, MICS 3, Reckless Driving

    Dispatch Text:

    On May 18, 2017 at approximately 9:27pm.  AST attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a brown 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada for a moving violation on the Mitchell Expressway.  The vehicle began accelerating and a pursuit was initiated.  AST apprehended the driver, identified as Joelle Foster, 32 YOA of Fairbanks, on Van Horn Road.  Investigation revealed Foster was also transporting over 30 ounces of marijuana.  AST arrested and transported Foster to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was held without bail. 

    Posted on 5/19/2017 2:33:11 AM by DPS\tchoward

E Detachment

  • AK17032645

    Location: Mile 17 K-Spur Hwy
    Type: DWLR, Warrant Arrest, MICS-4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5-19-17 at 1735 hours, AST conducted a traffic stop on a white 2012 Ford F-150 after observing the truck traveling above the posted speed limit near mile 17, of the Kenai Spur Highway. During the traffic stop the occupants of the truck switched seats. The occupants were identified as Mykel C. Sorrels and Marissa B. Osmar. Investigation revealed Sorrels jumped into the passenger seat during the traffic stop because his operator’s license is revoked for DUI. Sorrels was issued a Misdemeanor citation for DWLR with-in revocation period and he was released on his own recognizance. Investigation revealed the passenger Osmar had an outstanding $250.00 warrant for her arrest for three counts of MICS-4. During the contact Osmar was found to be in possession of Heroin. Osmar was arrested on the warrant and she was issued a Misdemeanor citation for MICS-4. A responsible driver arrived and took possession of the vehicle.

     

     

    Posted on 5/19/2017 10:22:09 PM by DPS\jawoodruff

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK17032646

    Location: Old Harbor
    Type: Sport Fishing Without a License

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/11/2017 at approximately 1415 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to Loyd Ashouwak, age 55 of Old Harbor, for sport fishing without a license. Bail was set at $200.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 6:58:50 PM by DPS\lsnicholson

  • AK17032394

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Sport fishing without a license

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/18/2017 at approximately 1930 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to Andre Mandapat, age 20 of Kodiak, for sport fishing without a license. Bail was set at $200.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 4:10:20 AM by DPS\lsnicholson

  • AK17032405

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Sport fishing without a license

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/18/2017 at approximately 1930 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to Isaac Dyer, age 20 of Bellevue, WA, for sport fishing without a license. Bail was set at $200

    Posted on 5/19/2017 4:12:12 AM by DPS\lsnicholson

  • AK17027838

    Location: Valdez
    Type: Fail to Report DLP Bear

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5-16-17, Joey Leanord 25 YOA of Chitina, was cited by the Valdez Wildlife Troopers for failing to immediately report a black bear that had been taken in Defense of Life and Property on 5-1-17.  Bail set at $85 in the Glennallen Court.

    Posted on 5/19/2017 1:51:55 PM by DPS\rlmorrisett

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.