Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, July 14, 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

  • AK19039081

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: No King Stamp

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-14-19, Alexander Meyers 26 YOA of Anchorage, was cited by the Anchorage Wildlife Troopers for not having a king stamp when contacted fishing for King salmon. Bail was set at $120 in the Anchorage Court.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 11:47:24 AM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19046799

    Location: Houston
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19 at approximately 0017 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Birch Harbor Drive in Houston and contacted Anthony Kortas, age 45 of Houston. Investigation revealed Kortas had an outstanding warrant for his arrest on the original charge of Assault IV. Kortas was arrested for his warrant and transported to MSPT for remand. Bail was set at $250.00.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:18:34 AM by DPS\jkknier

  • AK19046612

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Death investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07-12-19, at 2251 hours, AST was notified of a death on Happy Trail Pl in Wasilla. AST responded and confirmed the male occupant of the home was deceased. The deceased was identified as Jack E. Mcallister, age 46, of Wasilla. The state medical examiner responded to the scene and took possession of the remains. No foul play is suspected and next of kin was notified.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:21:01 AM by DPS\prfrederick

  • AK19046797

    Location: Houston
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19 at approximately 23:45 hours, Alaska State Troopers observed Ian Roberts, age 20 of Wasilla walking along the Parks Highway. AST contacted Roberts and investigation revealed Roberts had an outstanding warrant for his arrest on the original charge of Assault IV and Criminal Mischief V. Roberts was arrested for his warrant and transported to MSPT for remand. He was held without bail.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:21:22 AM by DPS\jkknier

  • AK19046789

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Disorderly Conduct/DVPO Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19 at approximately 1904 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance located on W. Moonbeam Dr in Wasilla. Investigation determined Jeremy Heidy, age 41 of Wasilla, and Felicia Larsen, age 24 of Wasilla, were engaged in a physical altercation while in violation of long-term no-contact Domestic Violence Protective Orders (DVPO) each had issued from the court against the other. Both were subsequently arrested on charges of Disorderly Conduct and Violation of a DVPO. Heidy and Larsen were remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held pending arraignment.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 3:28:57 AM by DPS\ckhavens

  • AK19046831

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest/MICS 5

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19 at approximately 0330 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Susitna Bay Dr in Wasilla and contacted Kaitlin Imboden, age 22 of Wasilla. Investigation revealed Imboden had an outstanding warrant for her arrest on the original charge of VCOR. Further investigation revealed Imboden was in possession of a controlled substance. Imboden was remanded to MSPT for a warrant and MICS5

    Posted on 7/14/2019 5:43:35 AM by DPS\jkknier

  • AK19046677

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19 at approximately 0944 hours, Glennallen AST received a 911 call from a male at the King For a Day Campground in Copper Center. Investigation revealed the male that called, Skylar Schenk age 27, of Copper Center had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest, for Fish and Game Prohibited Conduct and False Entry in Guided Charter Logbook. He was arrested, transported and remanded to MSPT where his bail was set at $100 cash.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 7:42:24 AM by DPS\jcsomerville

  • AK19046833

    Location: Palmer
    Type: MIW 3rd, Probation Violation, MICS 5th and five counts VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07-14-19, at 0453 hours, AST responded to a report of a male passed out in running silver sedan at Three Bears on the Palmer Wasilla Hwy.  AST arrived on scene and contacted Benjamin A. Sparrow, age 26, of Anchorage in the driver sear.  A second occupant was identified as Jarvis D. Wallace, age 25, of Anchorage.  During the contact AST observed a handgun in plain view on the driver floorboard.  Benjamin is a convicted felon and currently on probation for a drug crime.  Benjamin was taken into custody for being a felon in possession of a concealable handgun and also charged with misconduct involving a controlled substance in the 5th degree for drugs found in the vehicle.  Jarvis was also arrested for violating the condition of his release for five separate cases for being in possession of drugs.  Benjamin was later remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial where he was held without bail.  Anchorage Probation also requested Benjamin being remanded for violating the conditions of his probation.  Jarvis was also remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial on five counts of violating the conditions of his release and misconduct involving a controlled substance in the 5th degree.  Bail for Jarvis was set at $1750 cash.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 8:16:06 AM by DPS\prfrederick

  • AK19046898

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/14/2019 at approximately 1400 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report that Colton Crawford was at a resident on Bogard Road in Wasilla. Crawford had a misdemeanor warrant for VCOR. Upon arrival, Troopers located Crawford and arrested him without incident. Crawford was remanded to the custody of the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held without bail.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 3:30:17 PM by DPS\rranderson

C Detachment

  • AK19046320

    Location: Togiak
    Type: Homicide/ OIS

    Dispatch Text:

    UPDATE: On 7/24/2019, an Anchorage grand jury indicted Richard Sears for Murder I and two counts of Murder II in the death of Samuel Brito earlier.

    Also, an incorrect incident number provided for this case in previous dispatches has been corrected.

    UPDATE: On 7/19/2019, at about 1230, Richard Sears, 34, of Togiak was remanded to the Anchorage Jail on a charge of Murder 1 in the death of Samuel Brito.

    UPDATE: The Alaska State Trooper involved in the shooting incident in Togiak on 7/11/2019 that fired his service weapon is identified as Trooper Daniel Sadloske, 18 years of service with the Alaska State Troopers.

    On 07/11/2019, at about 1800 hours, a Togiak based Trooper responded to the sound of shots fired in a residential area near his location. As the Trooper arrived on location he saw a male victim lying in front of a residence and a second male holding a weapon. The Trooper ordered the armed male to drop his weapon, but the male refused to comply. The Trooper fired at least one round from his service weapon, striking and injuring the armed male. The Trooper provided on-scene first aid and assisted in having the injured male medivaced to Dillingham. The male lying on the ground was found to be deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. The Trooper is uninjured. His name will be released after 72 hours.

    A Dillingham based Trooper and Alaska Wildlife Troopers have arrived in Togiak and are securing the scene. Alaska Bureau of Investigations personnel are responding and will investigate this incident. The outcome of the investigation will be reviewed by the Attorney General’s Office of Special Prosecutions to determine if the Trooper’s actions were within state law. The name of the shooting victim found deceased at the scene was Samuel Brito, 61.

     

    Posted on 7/11/2019 10:14:58 PM by DPS\tjdespain . Edited on 7/14/2019 6:01:18 PM by DPS\tjdespain

  • AK19045702

    Location: Grayling
    Type: Assault 4th, DV x 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/9/2019 at approximately 2140 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault that occurred in the village of Grayling. Investigation revealed that on 7/7/2019, 44 year old Lawrence Paul of Grayling assaulted a juvenile and an adult with whom he resided. An arrest warrant was issued through the Aniak Court and Paul was arrested on 7/13/2019. He was remanded to YKCC in Bethel and held on $500.00 bail.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 10:31:27 AM by DPS\bmviator

D Detachment ...No news reported.

E Detachment

  • AK19046817

    Location: Seward
    Type: Sexual Abuse of a Minor 2nd Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 14, 2019 at approximately 0132 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a sexual assault in the Seward area.  Investigation revealed Vernon Bennett (59 YOA of Seward) engaged in sexual contact with a ten year old juvenile.  Bennett was arrested and transported to the Seward Jail where he was remanded and held without bail.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 8:20:09 AM by DPS\tchoward

  • AK19046894

    Location: Kasilof
    Type: DWLR, Warrant Arrest (X4)

    Dispatch Text:

    On July 14th, 2019 at approximately 1421 hours, the Alaska State Troopers traffic stopped a silver 2001 Jeep Cherokee for an equipment violation on Yukon Road, Kasilof. Investigation revealed the driver Cameron M. Harvey, age 27 of Kasilof, had four active warrants for his arrest. Further investigation revealed Harvey's driver's license was revoked for DWLR. Harvey had two prior convictions for DWLC/S/R making this a misdemeanor. Harvey was arrested for the active warrants and DWLR. Harvey was transported to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was remanded and held on $2000.00 bail. 

    Posted on 7/14/2019 5:13:52 PM by DPS\asgault

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19046806

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Samuel Failata, 37, of Anchorage, during a personal use fishing patrol at the Kenai River dipnet fishery. During the contact, Troopers determined that Failata had failed to record or mark any of the salmon he had caught during the past two days. Failata was issued a citation for failing to mark personal use salmon.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 4:07:44 PM by DPS\slcantine

  • AK19046773

    Location: Anchor Point
    Type: Commercial fishing violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Steve Reutov 38 YOA of Homer AK for operating a commercial drift gillnet during a closed period in Cook Inlet. A mandatory court appearance was set for 07/17/19 at 1330 hours in the Homer District Court.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 5:53:29 PM by DPS\jcbaum

  • AK19046935

    Location: Anchor Point
    Type: Sport fishing violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/13/19 Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued Michael Otoole 68 YOA of Soldotna AK a $270 bailable citation for taking three halibut over his daily bag limit. Otoole was contacted sport fishing from a vessel in Cook Inlet.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 5:58:44 PM by DPS\jcbaum

  • AK19046030

    Location: Kenai River
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/10/2019 The Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to Kenai north for a complaint of people fishing after the PU dipnet fishery closure at 2300. On the beach I contacted DONALD SOLOMON (32 of Soldotna). I observed Solomon with his net in the water at 2315. 
    An investigation reveled that Solomon had just received an Alaska Drivers license that day.

    Solomon was Issued 2citations

    PU Fishing during closed period: 5AAC77.540(c)(1)(A)


    Making False Statements on a license application: AS16.05.330(A)(1) 

    Bail is set at $320 and $120.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 8:13:49 PM by DPS\cknemec

  • AK19046921

    Location: Kenai River
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/2019 During a boat patrol of the Kenai River PU Fishery JESSY LENTZ (36 of HOMER) was contacted. Jessy was observed to have a 2 stroke motor and fishing from the vessel. He was issued a citation.

    Fishing in the Personal use fishery from boat that was not fuel injected on the Kenai River: 5AAC77.540(c)(1)(C).  

    Bail is set at $220.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 9:25:03 PM by DPS\cknemec

  • TBD

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Fail to register power boat

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19 Michael CLEMENS age 62 of Kodiak, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failure to register his vessel. Bail is set at $70.00 in the Kodiak Courts.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 7:21:08 AM by DPS\lsnicholson

  • TBD

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: No Crewmember License in Possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19 Garrett KAVANAUGH, 20 YO of Kodiak, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failing to have a commercial crewmember license in his possession. Bail set at $270.00 in the Kodiak Courts.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 7:22:30 AM by DPS\lsnicholson

  • TBD

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: No commercial crewmember license in possession/employ an unlicensed crewmember

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/13/19 Jacob WILSON, 32 YO of Washington, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Kodiak Post, for failing to have a commercial crewmember license in his possession. Makoto ODLIN, 30 YO of Kodiak, was issued a citation for employing and unlicensed crewmember. Bail set at $270.00 per violation in the Kodiak Courts.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 7:24:44 AM by DPS\lsnicholson

  • AK19039174

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: Fish in Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-14-19, Robert Locke 55 YOA of Anchorage, was cited by the Anchorage Wildlife Troopers for fishing in closed waters at Ship Creek. Bail was set at $120 in the Anchorage Court.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 11:50:38 AM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19039176

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: Fish in Closed Waters

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-14-19, James Kreps 21 YOA of Anchorage, was cited by the Anchorage Wildlife Troopers for fishing in closed waters at Ship Creek. Bail was set at $120 in the Anchorage Court.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 11:52:09 AM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19036908

    Location: Anchorage
    Type: No Sport Fish License in Possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-6-19, Simba Faamasino 23 YOA of Anchorage, was cited by the Anchorage Wildlife Troopers for fishing at Ship Creek without his Sport Fishing license in possession. Faamasino was given a correctable citation.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 11:59:21 AM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19040993

    Location: Seward
    Type: Vehicle crossing an Anadromous Salmon Stream

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-22-19, David Taylor 69 YOA of Seward, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for driving his ATV across an anadromous salmon stream.  Taylor was given a court appearance on 8-20-2019 in the Seward Court.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:11:18 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19042142

    Location: Seward
    Type: Over limit of King Salmon

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-27-19, Grace Kue 50 YOA of Anchorage, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for possessing an over limit of king salmon.  The over limit of king salmon was seized and given to a charity. Bail set for $170 in the Seward Court. 

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:17:48 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19044181

    Location: Seward
    Type: No king stamp

    Dispatch Text:

    On  7-4-19, Robert Novak 56 YOA of Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for fishing for king salmon with no king salmon stamp.  Bail set for $220 in the Seward Court. 

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:43:53 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19046878

    Location: Seward
    Type: No sport fish license in possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On  7-6-19, Delaney Pletsch 24 YOA of Seward, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for fishing without a sport fish license in possession.  Pletsch was given a correctable citation. 

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:53:15 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19046843

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Jonah Toala, age 21 of Anchorage, while he was engaged in the Kenai Personal Use dipnet fishery. Toala was able to provide a valid 2019 Alaska fishing license but was unable to provide a 2019 Personal Use Dipnet Permit. Toala was issued a citation: 5AAC77.540(a) Personal Use Permit Required. Bail was set at $220

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:53:40 PM by SOA\clhajicek

  • AK19046838

    Location: Kenai River
    Type: No Personal Use Permit

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, cited Tuan Wong, 56 YOA of Anchorage, for personal use fishing in the Kenai River dip-net fishery without a 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Permit in his possession. Bail is set at $220.00 in Kenai District Court. 

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:57:40 PM by DPS\kwwalgenbach

  • AK19046840

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Stacey Rice, age 42 of Wasilla, while she was engaged in the personal use dipnet fishery in the Kenai River. Rice was able to provide a valid 2019 Alaska fishing license but was unable to provide a 2019 Personal Use Dipnet Permit. Rice was issued a citation: 5AAC77.540(a) Personal Use Permit Required. Bail was set at $220

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 12:58:07 PM by SOA\clhajicek

  • AK19046881

    Location: Seward
    Type: No Sport Fish License in Possession

    Dispatch Text:

    On  7-7-19, Isaiah Samson-Samaniego 19  YOA of Seward, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for fishing without a sport fish license in possession.  Samson-Samaniego was given a correctable citation. 

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:00:23 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19046686

    Location: Seward
    Type: No king stamp

    Dispatch Text:

    On  7-13-19, Woody Hester 45 of Anchorage was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for fishing for king salmon with no king salmon stamp.  Bail set for $120 in the Seward Court. 

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:02:30 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19046834

    Location: Kenai River
    Type: No Personal Use Permit/Personal Use Fishing Closed Period

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, cited Cristian Borrero Quinones, 24 YOA of Anchorage, for personal use fishing in the Kenai River dip-net fishery without a 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Permit in his possession and Personal Use Fishing Closed Period. Bail for both violations is set at $340.00 in Kenai District Court. 

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:06:50 PM by DPS\kwwalgenbach

  • AK19046742

    Location: Seward
    Type: Over limit of Pelagic Rockfish

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7-13-19, Cary Davis 32 of Indianapolis, Indiana, was cited by the Seward Wildlife Troopers for possessing an over limit pelagic "Black " rockfish.  The overlimit of rockfish was seized and given to a charity, and bail set at $180 in the Seward Court.

     

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:08:35 PM by DPS\smkollman

  • AK19046836

    Location: Kenai River
    Type: No Personal Use Permit/Personal Use Fishing Closed Period

    Dispatch Text:

    On 7/14/19, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, cited Lorenzo Dejesus-Flores, 48 YOA of Anchorage, for personal use fishing in the Kenai River dip-net fishery without a 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Permit in his possession and Personal Use Fishing Closed Period. Bail for both violations is set at $340.00 in Kenai District Court. 

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:12:55 PM by DPS\kwwalgenbach

  • AK19046739

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Personal Use Permit Required

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/13/19 at 1615 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, issued a citation to Garden Muholland Finau, 28 yoa of Anchorage, in Kenai, for participating in the Cook Inlet Personal Use salmon fishery without first obtaining a permit. A fine was set at $220.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:14:14 PM by DPS\sdsands

  • AK19046753

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Personal Use Permit Required

    Dispatch Text:

    On 07/13/19 at 1723 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, issued a citation to Milton Kabia, 56 yoa of Anchorage, in Kenai, for participating in the Cook Inlet Personal Use salmon fishery without first obtaining a permit. A fine was set at $220.

    Posted on 7/14/2019 1:15:19 PM by DPS\sdsands

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.