Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Monday, July 10, 2017

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

  • AK17046531

    Location: Talkeetna
    Type: Driving While License Revoked

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/09/17 at 2038 hours, AST performed a traffic stop on a white 1989 Lincoln for expired registration. Investigation revealed Lisa Galyean, age 54 of Talkeetna, was driving while her license was revoked for the original charge of Felony DUI. Galyean was issued a misdemeanor citation for DWLR with a mandatory court appearance at a later date.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 4:39:05 AM by DPS\lephillips

C Detachment

  • AK17046796

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Theft from property

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/2017 Isaac Sargent, age 33 of Kodiak reported several thousand dollars worth of lumber had been taken from his property on Kalsin Beach in Kodiak. The investigation into the theft is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kodiak Alaska State Troopers or the Kodiak Crime stoppers.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 8:56:52 PM by DPS\drblizzard

  • AK17045919

    Location: New Stuyahok
    Type: Infant Death

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/7/17 at approximately 1230 hours, the Alaska State Troopers (AST) received a report from the VPSO in New Stuyahok regarding the death of an infant. Subsequent investigation revealed a mother woke up at approximately 0940 hours to find her two month old infant was not breathing. Local health aides responded, as well as a medivac team from Dillingham but they were unable to resuscitate the infant. The infant was pronounced dead at 1133 hours.  AST responded to New Stuyahok for investigation. The State Medical Examiner (SME) was contacted and requested the infant’s remains for further examination in Anchorage. Investigation continues.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 11:40:22 AM by DPS\lanieves

D Detachment

  • AK17046543

    Location: Healy
    Type: Warrant Arrest/ False Report

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/9/2017 Troopers received a report of a theft from the McKinley Chalet in Healy.  Troopers contacted Kourtney Duggins, age 19 of Anchorage, who originally provided a false name.  An investigation revealed Kourtney had an outstanding $10,000 warrant for her arrest from Ketchikan.  Kourtney was arrested on her warrant, for Providing False Information (x3) and for Theft IV (x2).  Kourtney was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center where she was remanded.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 4:52:41 AM by DPS\bkhaley

  • AK17046549

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Gunshot Wound

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/9/16 at approximately 2252 hours, Fairbanks AST received a report of a male with a gunshot wound on Chena Pump Rd.  The victim was identified as Garrett Mulholand, age 18, of Fairbanks.  Mulholand was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital by EMS.  Next of kin was notified.  The investigation is continuing.  


    Posted on 7/10/2017 4:10:26 AM by DPS\tjwolff

  • AK17046609

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Overdue Kayak / Search and Rescue

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/10/2017 at approximately 0945 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of an overdue kayaker. Sean Murphy, 36 of Fairbanks departed Fairbanks on 07/06/2017 via the Chena River access at the end of Chena Small Tracts. His destination and route are unknown. He is believed to have continued down the Tanana River. Murphy is described as a white male, 6'1" and approximately 200 pounds with short to medium length hair and "stubble" facial hair. He is aboard a red, single seat kayak. Anyone who has seen Murphy, or anybody with information is encouraged to call the Alaska State Troopers at 451-5100.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 12:18:18 PM by DPS\tmstuart

  • AK17046820

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 10, 2017 at approximately 1909 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a possible deceased person found inside a residence off Old Pioneer Way in Fairbanks, AK. AST and EMS responded to the residence, and the male was pronounced deceased on scene. AST conducted a death investigation. The deceased was identified as John Katzenberger, age 57 of Fairbanks. The next of kin was on scene, and notified. The investigation is ongoing.


    Posted on 7/10/2017 9:42:52 PM by DPS\mtkay

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK17045083

    Location: Naknek District
    Type: Commercial Fished Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/04/2017, Jackson Depiero, (27 YOA, Larime, WY) was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers in the Bristol Bay Fisheries for commercial fishing west of the western boundary of the Naknek section of the Naknek/Kvichak District in waters closed to commercial fishing. Depiero is cited in the Naknek District Court in 07/12/2017.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 10:43:32 AM by DPS\babentti

  • AK17046234

    Location: Bristol Bay
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/8/2017, AWT in Bristol Bay cited Giuseppe F. Costa, 70 yoa of Monteray, California for commercial fishing in closed waters near the Egegik commercial fishing district.  Arraignment is set for July 13, 2017 in Naknek District Court.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 8:16:56 AM by DPS\jtmountain

  • AK17045666

    Location: Amalga Harbor Special Harvest Area / Juneau
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/6/17, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau post, issued Dennis Gospodinovich, age 54, of Bellingham, WA a summons for operating a commercial seine in closed waters during the first Amalga Harbor Special Harvest Area opening of 2017.  Arraignment was set for July 27th, 2017 at 1100 hours in the Juneau District Court.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 8:44:55 AM by DPS\srkuzakin

  • AK17046647

    Location: Egegik District
    Type: ADF&G Numbers

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/06/2017, Nicolaus Dammarell (36 YOA, Lake Stevens, WA) was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers in the Bristol Bay Fisheries for operating a commercial vessel during commercial salmon fishing with covered 12" ADF&G numbers. Dammarell was cited in Naknek District Court and fined $210.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 12:46:01 PM by DPS\babentti

  • AK17046694

    Location: DIPAC Hatchery / Juneau
    Type: Snagging in a Prohibited Area

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/17, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Juneau post, issued Craig Long, age 65, of Juneau, a citation for allowing a minor to snag in an area closed to snagging at the DIPAC hatchery, near the Wayside Dock.  Long was issued a $110 fine for the offense out of the Juneau District Court.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 2:31:52 PM by DPS\srkuzakin

  • AK17046642

    Location: Ugashik
    Type: Landing Permits

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/07/17, Cherissa Evanoff (31 YOA), was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Bristol Bay Fisheries for delivering 1060lbs of commercially caught salmon without any type of state or federal permit.  Evanoff was cited into Naknek District Courts for 07/13/2017.

    Ryan Benton (29 YOA, Anchorage, AK) and Zed Blue (36 YOA, Homer, AK) were both cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Bristol Bay Fisheries for buying fish from Cherissa Evanoff who is not the holder of a permit issued under AS16.43 on eight occasions between 07/04-07/07/2017. Both Benton and Blue were cited in Naknek District Court 07/21/2017.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 2:48:55 PM by DPS\babentti

AK Bureau of Investigation ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Highway Patrol ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Judicial Services

  • AK17046625

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/17 at approximately 1022 hours, Alaska State Troopers arrested Jessica L. Lashbrook (28), of Anchorage, on an outstanding warrant while in custody at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center. Lashbrook was arrested on the original charges of Theft II (x2). Bail is set at $1,000 cash/corportate.

    Posted on 7/10/2017 10:31:56 AM by DPS\ajnickols

AK Div of Fire and Life Safety ...No news reported.