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Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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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AK17064770Location: WasillaType: NVOL
On 09/12/17 at 0200 hours, AST performed a traffic stop on a blue Subaru sedan near mile 1 of Knik Goose Bay Road in Wasilla for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed a juvenile was driving the vehicle without a valid license and was issued a misdemeanor citation for the original charge of No Valid Operators License with a mandatory court appearance at a later date. The juvenile and vehicle were released to their parent on scene.
Posted on 9/12/2017 4:23:22 AM by DPS\lephillips
AK17064709Location: HoustonType: Warrant Arrest
On 09/11/17 at 1944 hours, AST observed a wanted subject in a silver Dodge pick-up traveling north bound on the Parks Highway near Hawk Lane in Houston and performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. Kiprian Reutov, age 32 of Willow, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation for the original charge of Felony DUI. Reutov was transported to the MSPT facility in Palmer where he was remanded into custody and held on $5,000 bail with a court approved third party condition.
Posted on 9/12/2017 4:29:16 AM by DPS\lephillips
AK17064735Location: Big LakeType: DUI; MIW4; Refusal
On 09/11/17 at 2220 hours, AST responded to the Big Lake Tesoro for the report of a male slumped over the wheel of a black GMC pick-up. AST contacted the driver of the vehicle, Devin Blawat age 34 of Wasilla, who had a .357 magnum pistol on his person. Blawat was arrested for the original charges of Driving Under the Influence and Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 4th Degree. Blawat later refused to provide a breath sample for the Datamaster and was also charged with Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. Blawat was remanded into custody at the MSPT pretrial facility in Palmer where he was held on $2,000 bail.
Posted on 9/12/2017 4:41:58 AM by DPS\lephillips
AK17064470Location: WasillaType: DUI
On 9/11/2017 at approximately 0335 hours, Matcom Dispatch received a report from a home owner of a vehicle being stuck in a ditch at their residence. An investigation revealed Jared Andrew Afcan, 22 YOA of Wasilla was impaired by alcohol and was operating a motor vehicle. Afcan was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and remanded into custody at Matsu Pretrial in Palmer.
Posted on 9/12/2017 5:22:51 AM by DPS\lrsilva
AK17064758Location: WasillaType: Warrant Arrest
On 09/12/2017 at approximately 0027 hours, conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 Chevy Tahoe for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed passenger Richard Johnson, age 37 of Wasilla, had a $500 warrant for a Theft 4th Degree Charge. He was arrested and remanded to Mat Su Pre-trial.
Posted on 9/12/2017 5:37:08 AM by DPS\dbledford
AK17064882Location: WasillaType: Theft
On 9/12/17 at approximately 1404 hours Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a theft off of W. Scatters Way in Wasilla. A black and red Polaris 850 four wheeler valued at approximately $4200.00 was taken from this location. If you have any information regarding this case please contact the Alaska State Troopers at 373-8300.
Posted on 9/12/2017 4:35:52 PM by DPS\jscovey
AK17064846Location: WasillaType: Theft
On 9/12/17 at approximately 1200 hours Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a theft off of E. Lake Shore Rd. in Wasilla. Items including two fishing rods and four sets of rain gear valued at approximately $1000.00 were taken from a RV. If you have any information regarding this case please contact the Alaska State Troopers at 373-8300.
Posted on 9/12/2017 4:36:39 PM by DPS\jscovey
AK17064554Location: KoliganekType: Warrant Arrest
On 9/11/2017 at approximately 1100 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Dillingham were contacted by Elmer Amos age 32 of Koliganek, wishing to turn himself in for an outstanding arrest warrant. Investigation revealed that the Dillingham Court issued a bench warrant on August 7, 2017 for Amos, with a bail of $100.00 for the original charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender I (repeatedly). Amos was arrested by Troopers and remanded to the Dillingham Jail without incident.
Posted on 9/12/2017 12:15:55 PM by DPS\lanieves
AK17064756Location: FairbanksType: Violation Condition of Release (VCOR)
On 09/12/17 at 0229 hours, AST contacted, Brian J Vanniel, age 58 of Fairbanks for a disturbance. Brian is currently on conditions of release not to consume alcohol. Further investigation revealed Brian had consumed alcohol and was intoxicated. Brian was arrested for VCOR and transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center.
Posted on 9/12/2017 6:57:14 AM by DPS\koleigh
AK17064838Location: Tok, AlaskaType: Warrant Arrest
On 9/12/17 at approximately 1135 hours, Tok AST was called to remove a subject from a hotel room that was passed out and not the one renting the room. AST contacted 29 year old Northway resident Jimmy Demit. Subsequent investigation revealed Demit had an active $150 arrest warrant for an original charge of FTA for criminal trespass 2 out of Fairbanks. Demit was placed under arrest without incident and transported to FCC.
Posted on 9/12/2017 12:02:44 PM by DPS\ajwill
AK17064762Location: Tok, AlaskaType: DVPO Violation
On 9/12/17 at approximately 0055 hours, Tok AST contacted 37 year old Tok resident Charlene Cramer, after observing her to arrive at a residence that she is not supposed to be at because of an active Domestic Violence Protective Order. AST contacted Cramer in the driveway of the residence and placed her under arrest for violating a Domestic Violence Protective Order. Cramer was then held until arraignments.
Posted on 9/12/2017 2:55:08 AM by DPS\ajwill
AK17064706Location: SOLDOTNAType: DUI
On 09/11/17 at approximately 1900 hours, Soldotna based Alaska State Troopers responded to Daisy Avenue at Silverweed Street in Soldotna for the report of a vehicle that went VID. Investigation revealed that the operator Dollie Morey (age 72) had been operating while impaired and under the influence of alcohol. Morey was taken into custody and remanded at Wildwood Pre-Trial Facility.
Posted on 9/12/2017 6:25:41 AM by DPS\pmpages
AK17064307Location: Cooper LandingType: NVOL, Warrant Arrest
On September 10, 2017 at approximately 1203 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a blue Volkswagen Beetle traveling northbound on the Sterling Highway near mile 43 for a moving violation. Investigation revealed the driver, James Gay III, 24 YOA of Anchorage, was operating the vehicle without a license and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Gay was arrested and transported to the Anchorage Correctional Complex where he was remanded for the warrant and issued a misdemeanor citation for NVOL. Gay was held without bail.
Posted on 9/12/2017 6:20:12 PM by DPS\mazweifel
AK17063922Location: SewardType: Warrant Arrest
On September 8, 2017 at approximately 1529 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to 11774 Salmon Creek Road in an attempt to locate Ron Jarnig, 32 YOA of Seward. Ron had an outstanding $1000 warrant for his arrest for the original charge of Criminal Mischief 4 and Reckless Driving. Ron was contacted at his residence and arrested. Ron was transported to the Seward Jail where he was remanded and held on $1000 bail.
Posted on 9/12/2017 6:21:58 PM by DPS\mazweifel
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AK Wildlife Troopers
AK17064732Location: PetersburgType: SAR / Body Recovery
On 09/11/2017 at 6:52 pm AWT in Petersburg received a report that 24 year old Jase Payne could not be located and that he was last seen on the dock of Rocky Point Resort earlier in the day. The lodge is located on the Petersburg road system about 10 miles south of town. Family members had been conducting hasty searches of the nearby Wrangell Narrows with no results. Petersburg AWT Trooper and Petersburg Police Department searched the area and contacted known associates with no results. At 11:00 pm, AWT was notified that the body of Jase Payne was located near the dock of the resort. The body was recovered and will be sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. No foul play is suspected at this time. Next of kin has been notified.
Posted on 9/12/2017 1:50:50 PM by DPS\tjdespain
AK17064787Location: Portage BayType: No Sport Fishing License
On 09/11/2017 at 1414 hours Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Wrangell Post issued Bruce Balan, age 57 from California, a $210 citation for Sport Fishing without a License in Wrangell District Court.
Posted on 9/12/2017 9:44:07 AM by DPS\dwbozman