Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Wednesday, July 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

  • AK19045646

    Location: Ketchikan
    Type: MVC-MotorCycle-Injury

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/09/2019 at about 1611 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received multiple reports of a Motor Vehicle Collision involving a Motorcycle at Mile 3 of the South Tongass Highway.  Investigation revealed that Robert Young, age 30 of Ketchikan was operating a blue 2007 Yamaha Motorcycle northbound on the South Tongass Highway when he lost control of the motorcycle, drove off the roadway striking a mailbox and then ultimately hitting a parked vehicle.  Young was trapped underneath the parked vehicle.  South Tongass Volunteer Fire Department responded and was able to free Young from underneath the vehicle.  Young was transported to Peace Health Ketchikan Medical Center and later medevaced to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.  Young was reported in stable condition but suffered serious injuries.  Case is under investigation. Preliminary investigation reveals that Speed appears to be a factor.  AST would like to thank South Tongass Volunteer Fire Department for their fast response and assistance.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 12:42:59 AM by DPS\jpbeaudoin

B Detachment

  • AK19045710

    Location: Willow
    Type: Misdemeanor DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/09/19 at 2130 hours, AST responded to the Caswell Lakes subdivision in Willow for the report of a disturbance. AST stopped a suspect, Catherine Bodell, driving a green 1993 Ford SUV during the incident. Investigation revealed Bodell was driving under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for the original charge of DUI. Bodell was transported to the MSPT facility in Palmer where she was remanded into custody. Bodell had 9 prior convictions for DUI and was held on $1,000 bail.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 3:26:07 AM by DPS\lephillips

  • AK19045501

    Location: Palmer GIU
    Type: Sexual Abuse of a Minor

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/9/19, at approximately 0927 hours, the Alaska State Troopers Child Abuse Investigation Unit received a report that Eric James Peterson, age 35, of Wasilla had been sexually abusing a juvenile for the past three years.  During the investigation, Peterson made statements that corroborated the allegations.  Peterson was contacted at his residence in Wasilla and was arrested and transported to Mat-Su Pretrial by Patrol. Peterson is being charged with 6 counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor I, and 3 counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor II.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 9:47:49 AM by DPS\pawegrzyn

C Detachment

  • AK19044561

    Location: Shageluk
    Type: DV Assault 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07-05-2019 at approximately 2151 hours, Aniak AST was contacted regarding an assault in Shageluk.  Aniak AST Trooper responded and conducted the investigation.  The investigation led to the arrest of Jarin Howard (27), of Shageluk, for Domestic Violence Assault in the 4th Degree.  Howard was transported and remanded at Aniak.  Howard was arraigned at the Aniak Courthouse and release on $500 bail with a later court date.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 7:27:31 AM by DPS\jdbohac

  • AK19045424

    Location: Upper Kalskag
    Type: Assault, MIW, Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07-08-2019 at approximately 2306 hours, Fairbanks AST Dispatch received a report of an intoxicated male with a firearm in Upper Kalskag.  Aniak AST Trooper responded.  The investigation revealed Marvin Evan (31), of Upper Kalskag, was indeed intoxicated and going around town with a handgun.  The investigation also revealed Evan fired the firearm placing several individuals in danger.  Upon completion of the investigation, Marvin Evan was arrested for 4 counts of Domestic Violence Assault in the 3rd degree, Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 4th degree and Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree.  Evan was transported and remanded in Bethel at the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center and held without bail.  No one was injured during the incident.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 7:34:30 AM by DPS\jdbohac

  • AK19045855

    Location: New Stuyahok
    Type: DVPO Violation, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/8/19 at about 1212 hours, Dillingham AST received a report of a DVPO violation in the village of New Stuyahok.  After investigation, Dawson Andrew, age 19 of New Stuyahok, was arrested on 7/10/19 for violation of a restraining order and violation of conditions of release and booked at Dillingham Jail.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 6:14:37 PM by DPS\mrhenry

  • AK19045868

    Location: New Stuyahok
    Type: DVPO Violation, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/19 at about 1234 hours, Dillingham AST received a report of a DVPO violation in the village of New Stuyahok.  After investigation, Dawson Andrew, age 19 of New Stuyahok, was arrested on 7/10/19 for two counts violation of a restraining order and two counts violation of conditions of release and booked at Dillingham Jail.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 6:15:55 PM by DPS\mrhenry

D Detachment

  • TBD

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: Damaged Property

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/5/19, Steven Bealer age 28 of Delta Junction, contacted AST to report damage to his farm fields from an off road vehicle.  The fields are located off Remington Road.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 907-895-4800. 

    Posted on 7/10/2019 1:31:26 PM by DPS\jdpugh

  • AK19044437

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: Burglary

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/5/2019, AST received a report from Susan Brooks, age 62 of Delta Junction, reproting a building on Spengler Road had been entered and multiple items had been take to include, a single piece 48" shower stall with a nickel finished shower faucet, custom vinyl windows with frosted edges, a red push lawnmower, and a 3 gallon gasoline container.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 907-895-4800.  

    Posted on 7/10/2019 1:42:37 PM by DPS\jdpugh

  • AK19045747

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: Violate Conditions of Release

    Dispatch Text:

     

    On 7/10/19, at approximately 0800 hours, AST received a report that Donavin Bass, age 20 of Delta Junction, was violating his condition of release by being at a residence which he was prohibited.  Upon arrival, AST saw Bass and he immediately fled.  AST is requesting an arrest warrant be issued for Bass.  The investigation is continuing. 

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 1:47:14 PM by DPS\jdpugh

E Detachment

  • AK19045444

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: DV Assault, Endangering Welfare of Child

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/9/19 at approximately 0425 hours, Soldotna AST responded to two different reports of disturbances at two separate locations in Soldotna, which was determined to be a protracted series of events.  Subsequent investigation initially found that Francis Katongan, age 27 of Soldotna, was found to have left a 6 month old and 2 year old child in the back seat of his car while he was in a Soldotna bar drinking.  Additional investigation found that during the initial disturbance, a physical altercation had occurred between Katongan and the childrens' mother.  As a result of the investigation, Katongan was placed under arrest for one count of Assault 4th DV, one count of Reckless Endangerment DV, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the First Degree, and three counts of Assault 3rd.  Katongan was remanded to Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was held without bail pending arraignment. 

    Posted on 7/10/2019 3:26:29 AM by DPS\rlhunter

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19044558

    Location: West Boundary Egegik District
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 5 2019, Isaac Thistle, 30 years old from Bow, Washington was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Waters in the West Boundary Egegik District.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 18, 2019. 

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 10:34:12 AM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19043333

    Location: North Boundary Egegik District
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 1, 2019, Bradley Heil 59 years old, Tanner Heil, 23 years old and Hudson Heil, 18 years old from Homer, Alaska were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Waters in the North Boundary Egegik District.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 17, 2019. 

     

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 11:39:33 AM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19044952

    Location: Northern Egegik District
    Type: No Crewmember License

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 6, 2019, Edward Albert, 34 years old from Fresno California and James Voss, 29 years old from Santa Barbara, California were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for No Crewmember License with a bail set at $270 and for Crewmember License Required with a bail set at $270 in the Northern Egegik District. 

     

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 12:47:17 PM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19045696

    Location: Nushagak Bay
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/04/2019 Patrick H McBride Jr., 39 years old, of Homer, AK was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Nushagak District. Arraignment is scheduled in Dillingham District Court on July 15, 2019.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 9:02:49 AM by DPS\djtobin

  • AK19044702

    Location: Egegik District
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 5, 2019, Anthony Larussa, 54 years old from Seattle, Washington and Jonathan Lawler, 28 years old from Mt. Vernon, Washington were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Waters in the Egegik District.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 17, 2019. 

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 1:47:41 PM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19045887

    Location: Naknek Section
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Period, Employ Unlicensed Crewmember and No Crewmember License

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 4, Vito Liberati, 61 years old from Naknek, Alaska was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Period in the Naknek Section.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 17, 2019.  Liberati was also cited for Employ Unlicensed Crewmember with bail set at $270; and Terry Miller, 55 years old from Bellingham, Washington was cited for No Crewmember License with bail set at $270 in Naknek District Court. 

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 3:13:40 PM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19045927

    Location: Naknek Section
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Period

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 4, Charles Laborde, 53 years old from Everett, Washington was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Period in the Naknek Section.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 17, 2019. 

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 4:06:28 PM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19045953

    Location: Naknek Section West Boundary Line
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Period

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 4, Richard Hendricks, 67 years old from Palmer, Alaska cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Period in the Naknek Section West Boundary Line.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 17, 2019. 

     

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 5:21:52 PM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

  • AK19045378

    Location: Nushagak Bay
    Type: Commercial Fishing a Drift Gill Net Attached to a Grounded Vessel

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/06/2019 Kelly O. Stier, 40 years old, of Wasilla, AK was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for commercial fishing a drift gillnet while attached to a grounded vessel in the Nushagak District. Arraignment is scheduled in Dillingham District Court on July 16, 2019.

    On 07/06/2019 James M. Goodman, 18 years old, of Kodiak, AK was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for commercial fishing a drift gillnet while attached to a grounded vessel in the Nushagak District. Arraignment is scheduled in Dillingham District Court on July 16, 2019.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 5:47:42 PM by DPS\djtobin

  • TBD

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Fail to Register Vessel

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/19 Eduardo PEREZ, 30 YO of Kodiak, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failure to register his seine skiff. Bail is set at $70.00 in the Kodiak Courts.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 5:50:03 PM by DPS\adbeach

  • TBD

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Fail to Register Vessel

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/19 Darren PLATT, 38 YO of Kodiak, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failure to register his seine vessel. Bail is set at $70.00 in the Kodiak Courts.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 5:51:50 PM by DPS\adbeach

  • TBD

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Fail to register power boat

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/19 Andrew BERESTOFF, 49 YO of Kodiak, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failure to register his seine skiff. Bail is set at $70.00 in the Kodiak Courts.

    Posted on 7/10/2019 5:53:03 PM by DPS\adbeach

  • AK19045985

    Location: Naknek Section
    Type: Commercial Fish Closed Period

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 4, Jones Anaver, 75 years old from Kwigillingok, Alaska was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Period in the Naknek Section.  Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 17, 2019. 

     

    Posted on 7/10/2019 6:17:28 PM by DPS\sdcubbedge1

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.