Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Friday, June 8, 2018

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

A Detachment

  • AK18038561

    Location: Juneau
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/7/18, at about 1259 hours, Juneau based Alaska State Troopers contacted 54 YOA Jerry Raymond Cropley of Juneau at the downtown transit center.  Cropley was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Concealment of Merchandise and Violation of Condition of Release.  He was remanded to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.  Bail was set at $1,000.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 9:17:00 AM by DPS\npzito

  • AK18038653

    Location: Juneau
    Type: Violation of Condition of Release and Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/7/18, at about 1654 hours, Juneau based Alaska State Troopers received a request from the Juneau Police Department to conduct a welfare check on the occupant of a vehicle parked at a Clinton Road business.  State Troopers subsequently contacted the driver, 28 year old Curtis Rocco Mangusso of Juneau.  Mangusso was observed to be under the influence of controlled substance and was on pre-trial supervision for Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance 2.  Pre-Trial Enforcment Division personnel were contacted and responded.  Mangusso was subsequently arrested for Violation of Condition of Release and Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance 4.  He was remanded to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center without bail.   

    Posted on 6/8/2018 9:22:06 AM by DPS\npzito

  • AK18038937

    Location: Klawock
    Type: No Insurance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/8/2018 at approximately 1702 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop in Klawock for expired registration. The driver, 28 year old Esther Peratrovich of Hydaburg, was arrested for not having insurance for the vehicle. Peratrovich was transported to the Craig Jail where it was revealed that she was on conditions of release for driving without insurance.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 7:52:26 PM by DPS\rhjensen

  • AK18037971

    Location: Juneau
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/5/18, at about 1248 hours, Juneau based Alaska State Troopers were notified of a death on board the M/S Westerdam that occurred on 6/4/18 in the Gulf of Alaska.  On 6/7/18, the M/S Westerdam arrived in Juneau.  State Troopers responded and investigation revealed 60 year old David Edward Williams of Kentucky, died after experiencing an health related issue.  Next of kin was on board the vessel and his remains were released to the local mortuary after consultation with the State Medical Examiner's Office. 

    Posted on 6/8/2018 1:02:12 PM by DPS\npzito

B Detachment

  • AK18038760

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/07/2018 at approximately 1815 hours, Troopers with the Palmer Criminal Suppression Unit contacted Tony Brown, age 33 of Eek, on Lamont Way in Wasilla. Brown was arrested for an outstanding arrest warrant on the original charge of Assault II. Brown was remanded to the custody of the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held without bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 12:32:43 PM by DPS\rranderson

  • AK18038851

    Location: Houston
    Type: Protective Order Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6/8/18 at approximately 1316 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received an anonymous report that 27 year old James Rider was violating a protective order by being present at a house in Houston.  Troopers responded to the scene and contacted Rider.  Investigation revealed Rider was violating the protective order and Troopers arrested him at the scene.  Rider was transported to Mat-Su Pre-Trial where he was remanded and held without bail. 

    Posted on 6/8/2018 5:28:57 PM by DPS\mgsidders

  • AK18038687

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: MVC-with injuries

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/07/2018 at about 2058 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a single vehicle wreck at the intersection of E Fairview Loop and Patty Drive in Wasilla.  Investigation revealed Jane Marie, age 27, of Wasilla, was driving eastbound on Fairview Loop when Marie lost control of her 1997 Suzuki resulting in the motorcycle leaving the roadway and coming to rest in a ditch. Marie was transported by EMS for injuries sustained in the collision. Alcohol is not suspected as a contributing factor and the investigation is ongoing. Marie was wearing a helmet.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 4:54:35 AM by DPS\crlloyd

  • AK18038757

    Location: Talkeetna
    Type: Theft 4th Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/08/2018 at approximately 0841 hours the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a business in the area of the Parks Hwy and Talkeetna Spur. Investigation revealed an individual entered the business and stole multiple grocery items.

    Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at (907)745-2131.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 10:52:38 AM by DPS\pasimasko

  • AK18038785

    Location: Talkeetna
    Type: Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/08/2018 at approximately 1020 hours the Alaska State Troopers received a report of criminal mischief in the area of Wolf Track Rd. in Talkeetna. The victim reported a window appeared to have been shot out of a rental cabin. The value of the window is approximately $500.00.

    Anyone with any information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at (907)745-2131.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 11:03:46 AM by DPS\pasimasko

C Detachment

  • AK18038713

    Location: Shungnak
    Type: Domestic Violence - Assault 3, Assault 4, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 7, 2018 at approximately 2220 hours, the Village Public Safety Officer in Shungnak responded to disturbance in Shungnak. The investigation led to the arrest of Darvin Douglas, a 26 year old male, for assaulting a family member as well as violating conditions of release. Darvin was transported to the Kotzebue Regional Jail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 4:49:35 PM by DPS\tstilley

  • AK18038830

    Location: Shungnak
    Type: Manufacturing Homebrew

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 7, 2018 at approximately 2220 hours, the Village Public Safety Officer in Shungnak responded to a disturbance. During the course of the investigation, "homebrew" was discovered. AST responded and collected samples of the liquid for testing. A suspect has been identified and charges will be forwarded to the Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 4:54:37 PM by DPS\tstilley

  • AK18038380

    Location: Togiak
    Type: Importation of Alcohol

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/07/18 approximately 1840 hrs., State Troopers contacted Jamie O. Acovak, age 29, of Togiak, while conducting alcohol interdiction at the airport in Togiak.  Investigation revealed that Acovak was transporting alcohol into Togiak, which is a local option community prohibiting transport or possession of alcohol.  Troopers seized the alcohol and Acovak was issued a summons on the charge of Importation of Alcohol and released at the scene.

    Posted on 6/8/2018 11:25:24 AM by DPS\dcsadloske

D Detachment ...No news reported.

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers ...No news reported.

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.