Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Sunday, August 11, 2019

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

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B Detachment

  • AK19054563

    Location: WASILLA

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/10/19 at approximately 1938 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of a disturbance on W Sprucewood Dr, in Wasilla. Investigation determined Cori Smith, 33 of Wasilla, intentionally damaged property at the residence of her household members. Smith was subsequently arrested for Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree and remanded to Matsu Pretrial Facility were she was held pending arraignment.


    Posted on 8/11/2019 6:36:21 AM by DPS\mpposey

  • AK19054619

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault 4th Degree DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 08/11/2019 at 0423 hours, Alaska State Troopers dispatch received a 911 call reporting a disturbance at a residence located on Carr Smith Street in Wasilla. Troopers responded to investigate. Investigation reveals Christopher Tidwell, age 33 of Wasilla, assaulted a household member. He was arrested and transported to Mat Su Pretrial where he was remanded on the charge of Assault 4th Degree DV.

    Posted on 8/11/2019 7:13:52 AM by DPS\dbledford

  • AK19054375

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DVPO Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/11/19 at approximately 0050 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance located on Prince Charming Dr. in Houston. Investigation determined Summer Kocean, age 31 of Wasilla, was in in violation of a no-contact Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO) She was subsequently arrested on charges of violating the DVPO. Kocean was remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held pending arraignment.

    Posted on 8/11/2019 7:57:22 AM by DPS\jkknier

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D Detachment

  • AK19054691

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/11/2019, at approximately 1405 hours, Fairbanks AST received a report of theft from the Holiday store on Geist Road. Troopers responded to the scene, and the suspect left before Troopers arrival. Investigation revealed that the unidentified male stole approximately $15 worth of food and fled the area on a bicycle. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers at (907) 451-5100 and reference the above case.

    Posted on 8/11/2019 4:09:02 PM by DPS\bdlemay

  • AK19054613

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 08-11-19 at approximately 0144 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Langford Avenue in Fairbanks. Investigation revealed Theodore Kruger III, age 23 of Fairbanks, was in violation of his conditions of release. Kruger was remanded to FCC on one count VCOR.


    Posted on 8/11/2019 4:44:59 AM by DPS\bjhibbs

E Detachment

  • AK19054611

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/11/19 at approximately 0115 hours, Soldotna Base AST received a REDDI report of a vehicle swerving into oncoming traffic at approximately milepost 73 of the Sterling Highway. The vehicle was located and a traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. The driver was identified as Brian Stanley, age 56 of Palmer. Investigation revealed Stanley was driving while impaired. Stanley was arrested and remanded to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on the charge of Driving Under the Influence-- bail was set at $1,000.

    Posted on 8/11/2019 8:38:12 AM by DPS\bbturner

  • AK19053244

    Location: Nikiski
    Type: DVPO Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/6/19 1101 hours the Alaska State Trooper received a call about a civil issue at a residence in Nikiski. Investigation revealed Scott Toloff, age 56 of Nikiski, had violated his Domestic Violence Protective Order by going to a residence he was ordered not to. Toloff was arrested and transported to Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was remanded without bail.

    Posted on 8/11/2019 10:16:09 AM by DPS\cdwebb

  • AK19053060

    Location: Sterling
    Type: Harassment 2

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/5/19 at approximately 1545 hours the Alaska State Troopers received report of a disturbance at a residence in Sterling. Investigation revealed that Savana McNamara, age 24, of Sterling, had harassed her estranged husband by making repeated phone calls at extremely inconvenient hours. McNamara was issued a misdemeanor citation for Harassment in the Second Degree.

    Posted on 8/11/2019 10:19:32 AM by DPS\cdwebb

  • AK19054561

    Location: Cooper Landing
    Type: MVC-I

    Dispatch Text:

    On August 10, 2019 at approximately 1907 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a two vehicle collision near mile 39 of the Sterling Highway.  Investigation revealed Barbara Bott (30 YOA of Soldotna) was operating a black Chevy S10 pickup truck southbound on the Sterling Highway.  While negotiating a curve in the roadway, Bott advised she was blinded by the sun and began crossing the center line.  Bott's side mirror collided with an oncoming Ford F-350 headlight, driven by a juvenile with her father Devin Johnson (40 YOA of Anchorage) as passenger.  Then, the side mirror of the F-350 collided with the windshield of the S10, causing the windshield to shatter.  Bott reported minor injuries.  Cooper Landing EMS responded and treated Bott for her injuries.  All parties reported to be wearing their seat belt during the incident.  Both vehicles were still derivable.  Alcohol was not a factor.  

    Posted on 8/11/2019 10:30:10 AM by DPS\tchoward

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AK Wildlife Troopers ...No news reported.

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