Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Monday, June 10, 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

  • AK19037719

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/10/19, at 1130 hours, AST responded to a residence on Fairview Loop to investigate a report of suspicious vehicles in the homeowners yard.  On scene AST contacted Conor Carvalho, 21 yoa of Wasilla, who was found to have a $100 arrest warrant; original charge of providing false information.  Carvalho was remanded to mat-su pretrial on $100 bail.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 4:35:05 PM by DPS\bwjohnson

  • AK19037691

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Burglary 1, Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/10/2019, AST dispatch received a report of a burglary and theft.  The complainant stated an unknown person had broken into a residence on Williwaw Way in Wasilla.  Investigation revealed that unknown individual(s) had taken a large chainsaw, valued at $500. The evidence at the scene is being analyzed and possible suspects are being identified.  The investigation is ongoing and the public is encouraged to contact Alaska State Troopers dispatch at 352-5401 or Crime Stoppers with any information leading to the suspects involved.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 4:36:17 PM by DPS\bwjohnson

  • AK19037638

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault 4 (DV)

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/10/2019, at approximately 0239 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Glendale Drive in Wasilla for a report of a disturbance.  Investigation revealed that Johnnie Netherton, age 35 of Wasilla, assaulted a resident at that location.  Netherton was arrested and transported to the MATSU Pre-Trial Facility where he was remanded, without bail, on a charge of Assault 4 (DV).

    Posted on 6/10/2019 6:24:10 AM by DPS\csmarkiewicz

  • AK19037537

    Location: Big Lake
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/09/19, AST responded to the sub-station at the corner of Big Lake Road and Beaver Lake Road for the report of a suspicious vehicle.  AST arrived and contacted a male sleeping in the vehicle who was identified as Brandon Haxton age 36 of Wasilla.  A check of APSIN revealed Haxton to have two outstanding warrants for failure to appear.  Haxton was arrested and remanded to Mat Su Pretrial were bail was set at $2100 cash the vehicle was released to the owner.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 8:51:47 AM by DPS\bwjohnson

  • AK19037623

    Location: Sutton
    Type: Theft 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/9/2019, at approximately 2028 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to an address in Sutton for the report of a stolen cell phone. Investigation revealed an unknown female was hitchhiking from Palmer to Eureka and stole a cell phone from a vehicle who provided her transportation to Sutton. Investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 1:53:32 AM by DPS\hmvenie

  • AK19037624

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Theft 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/9/2019, at approximately 2139 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of a theft off of N. Little Rock Circle in Wasilla. Investigation revealed Zoeanne Newhouse, age 35 of Wasilla, attempted to steal approximately $200 worth of items from the residence. Newhouse was issued a summons for Theft 4.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 1:56:07 AM by DPS\hmvenie

  • AK19037616

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/9/2019, at approximately 1709 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary off of E. Sybarite Rd in Palmer. Investigation revealed a residence was forcefully entered and items were stolen. Two ATVs were also reported stolen from the residence. Investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 2:40:14 AM by DPS\hmvenie

  • AK19037639

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/10/2019, at approximately 0243 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft at a commercial property off of N Bunker Hill Street in Wasilla. Investigation revealed an unknown person stole four commercial tires on rims worth approximately $1000. Investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 3:08:13 AM by DPS\hmvenie

C Detachment

  • AK19036555

    Location: Quinhagak
    Type: SAM1, SAM2, Sex Assault 1, Sex Assault 2, Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/5/19 at about 1100 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of sexual abuse that occurred in the village of Quinhagak.  AST Bethel Patrol initiated an investigation into the allegation.  Investigation revealed that Randy Wassillie (age 19 of Quinhagak) had sexually abused a juvenile female under the age of 13, on approximately 6/3/19.  On 6/10/19 AST obtained an arrest warrant.  AST responded to Quinhagak and with the assistance of tribal police, took Randy Wassillie into custody at approximately 1500 hours.  He was transported to YKCC in Bethel and remanded on charges of sexual abuse of a minor 1, sexual abuse of a minor 2, sexual assault 1, and sexual assault 2. 

    Posted on 6/10/2019 5:40:41 PM by DPS\blweight

D Detachment ...No news reported.

E Detachment

  • AK19037610

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Fail to Stop for Peace Officer First Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/9/19 at approximately 1853 hours, Soldotna AST attempted to stop a black 1991 Nissan pickup for a moving violation near Mile 20 Kalifornsky Beach Road.  The vehicle failed to yield and attempted to elude AST.  The vehicle was subsequently stopped at the intersection of Kenai Spur Highway and Forest Lane in Kenai.  Dimitri Targonsky, age 28 of Kenai, was taken in to custody for fail to stop for a peace officer in the first degree and reckless driving.  Targonsky was remanded to Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was held without bail pending arraignment. 

    Posted on 6/10/2019 6:02:38 AM by DPS\rlhunter

  • AK19036729

    Location: Ninilchik
    Type: DUI, MICS 4th

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/06/2019 at 0900 hours, Alaska State Troopers Dispatch received a report of a female passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle at the Ninilchik transfer site. An investigation found Kristi Edens, 30 of Anchor Point, was operating the vehicle under the influence of controlled substances and was in possession of controlled substances. Edens was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail on charges of DUI and MICS 4th.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 1:16:43 PM by DPS\djcox

  • AK19036704

    Location: Ninilchik
    Type: Burglary 2nd, Criminal Mischief 3rd

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/06/2019 at 0636 hours, Troopers received a report that the Ninilchik General Store had been burglarized sometime during the night.  An investigation showed unknown person(s) forced entry into the building and attempted to break into the ATM located inside.  The investigation is ongoing. 

    Posted on 6/10/2019 1:19:07 PM by DPS\djcox

  • AK19037727

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Misconduct Involving Weapons

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/10/19 at approximately 1117 hours, Kenai Probations requested assistance from AST as they found several firearms with one of their probationers who is a felon.  AST responded and investigation revealed, Justin Hart, 37 of Soldotna, was in possession of three concealable firearms.  Hart was arrested for probations violations as well as Misconduct Involving Weapons 3x3.  Hart was transported and remanded to Wildwood Pre-Trial where he was held without bail.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 3:01:33 PM by DPS\jestewart

  • AK19037475

    Location: Seward
    Type: Assault 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 9, 2019 at approximately 0348 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in the parking lot of the Pit Bar in Seward.  Investigation revealed Sean Jones (28 YOA of Seward) committed the crime of Assault in the Fourth Degree.  Charges have been forwarded to the Kenai District Attorney's Office.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 5:48:03 PM by DPS\tchoward

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19037674

    Location: Montague Island
    Type: No Photo ID as CFEC Permit Holder

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-8-19, Stephen Reutov 20 YOA of Oregon, was issued a citation by the Valdez Wildlife Trooper for commercial fishing, as a drift salmon permit holder, and failing to have valid identification in possession near Port Chalmer, Montague Island.  Bail set at $320 in the Cordova Court.

    Posted on 6/10/2019 10:55:17 AM by DPS\ambeck

  • TBA

    Location: Kuskokwim River
    Type: Subsistence fishing enforcement

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-8-19, AWT Troopers patrolled the Kuskokwim River area during an open subsistence fishing period.  Numerous fisher persons were contacted and in compliance with the regulations pertaining to the fishery.  AWT also documented  and issued citations for several violations including over length gear, over size mesh, and operating a drift gillnet.  AWT also issued numerous warnings for failing to properly identify fishing gear, setting too far from shore, setting too close to another net, and operating a net not perpendicular to the shore. 

    Posted on 6/10/2019 1:58:58 PM by DPS\mapeters

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.