Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Monday, September 9, 2019

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

A Detachment

  • AK19062404

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Assault 4th Domestic Violence

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/9/19 at 1830 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance at a residence off Jones Road in Soldotna. Investigation revealed Ralph Eric Jacob Glasgow, age 46 of Soldotna, had caused injury to a family member. Glasgow was arrested on a charge of Assault 4th degree Domestic Violence and remanded at Wildwood pretrial without bail.  

    Posted on 9/9/2019 9:08:30 PM by DPS\rtennis

  • AK19062120

    Location: Sterling
    Type: Warrant Arrest / VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/8/19 at approximately 2219 hours, Soldotna AST arrived at a Sterling area residence after receiving a tip that Garrett "Cody" Tikka was at the residence.  Garrett Tikka had an outstanding no bail arrest warrant for violating his court ordered conditions of release.  Upon arriving at the residence, Garrett Tikka took off running and after a short chase, Garrett Tikka was located hiding inside of a chest freezer.  Garrett Tikka was taken in to custody on the outstanding arrest warrant and additionally found to be in violation of his court ordered conditions of release.  Garrett Tikka was remanded to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on the warrant and additionally on a new charge of violating his conditions of release.  Garrett Tikka was held without bail pending arraignment. 

    Posted on 9/9/2019 7:19:36 AM by DPS\rlhunter

  • AK19062143

    Location: Nikiski, AK
    Type: Violation of Conditions of Release

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/9/2019 at approximately 0536 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Alec Smith, age 26 of Sterling, at a residence on Wapiti Road following up on a reported conditions of release violation.  Investigation revealed Smith was in violation of his conditions of release from a pending theft and burglary offense by not being in contact in the presence of his third party custodian.  He was found hiding under a table inside the home and arrested for Violation of Conditions of Release.  He was remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was held with no bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 6:53:52 AM by DPS\mjwertanen

B Detachment

  • AK19056122

    Location: Palmer
    Type: Warrant

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09-09-2019 at approximately 0933 hours, Alaska State Troopers / Judicial Services in Palmer contacted Dominic Yacovelli, age 31 of Anchorage at Mat-Su Pretrial in custody on other charges. Yacovelli had an outstanding Warrant for Violating Conditions of Release. Yacovelli was arrested and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial, Bail was set at $200 Cash/Corporate Appearance.

    *****End of Press Release*****


    Posted on 9/9/2019 10:55:19 AM by DPS\cetaylor

  • AK19062138

    Location: Willow
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/9/2019, at approximately 0159 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of CPR in progress at a residence near Mile 70 Parks Highway in Willow. Investigation revealed, Helena Mark, age 71 of Willow, passed away at her home due to natural causes. No foul play suspected. Next of kin has been notified.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 3:39:47 AM by DPS\hmvenie

  • AK19062123

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Criminal Trespass 1; Criminal Mischief 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/8/2019 at approximately 2233 hours, Alaska State Troopers and Wasilla Police Department responded to suspicious circumstances at a business on Knik Goose Bay Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed Justin Jacobsen, age 31, of Wasilla, cut the fence of the business. Justin was arrested for an outstanding warrant with the original charge of Theft 4, he was additionally charged with Criminal Trespass 1st and Criminal Mischief 4th. He was remanded to Mat-Su pretrial with bail set at $150.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 4:25:08 AM by DPS\rateeling

  • AK19062128

    Location: Talkeetna
    Type: Criminal Mischief 3rd; Assault 4th on Police Officer; DC x 3 counts; Indecent Exposure 2nd

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/09/19 at 0130 hours, AST responded to mile 98 of the Parks Highway in Talkeetna for the report of a disturbance. AST contacted Orrin Pinard during the incident and he was arrested for the original charges of Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree, Assault in the 4th Degree on a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct x 3 counts, and Indecent Exposure in the 2nd Degree. Pinard was transported to the MSPT facility in Palmer where he was remanded into custody and held without bail.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 5:56:55 AM by DPS\lephillips

  • AK19060588

    Location: Meadow Lakes
    Type: warrant arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/03/2019 at approximately 1153 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Little Meadow Creek in Big Lake. Investigation revealed Richard Brown, age 34 of Meadow Lakes, had an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Criminal Mischief 5. Brown was remanded to MSPT where bail was set at $200 cash.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 6:54:51 AM by DPS\qtnardini

  • AK19060351

    Location: Palmer
    Type: vehicle theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/02/2019 at approximately 0752 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a vehicle theft in the area of Palmer Fishhook Road and Trunk Road. Investigation revealed a Blue Honda CRV was stolen while the victim was temporarily standing outside the vehicle near the intersection of Trunk Road and Palmer Fishook Road.  An unknown female suspect wearing a gray hoodie with blue jeans entered the vehicle and drove it away. The vehicle was later recovered along Bodenburg Loop near the Old Glenn Hwy in Palmer. The case is currently under investigation.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.


    Posted on 9/9/2019 6:58:42 AM by DPS\qtnardini

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK19062159

    Location: Stevens Village
    Type: Asssault III and MIW IV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/09/2019 at approximately 0854 hours, AST Fairbanks Rual Unit received a report that on 09/08/2019 Ronald John of Stevens Village (age 66) was intoxicated and shooting.


    AST flew to Stevens Village and contacted Ronald. Investigation lead to the arrest of Ronald for three counts of Assault III and one count of Misconduct Involving a Weapon IV. Ronald was transported to FCC where he was remanded.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 8:28:31 PM by DPS\ctsutton

  • AK19062341

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Theft III/Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On September 9, 2019 at approximately 1517 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of copper wire being stolen from an electric company off Reily Ct. in Fairbanks. Investigation determined fencing, gate and other property damaged. Investigation continues and anyone with information please contact the Alaska Troopers at 907-451-5100.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 9:42:27 PM by DPS\hcmckenney

  • AK19062370

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On Monday, September 9th, 2019, at approximately 1630 hours AST arrested Jerek Michael Allen Boyle of Fairbanks, Alaska for a warrant arrest for failure to appear for a DUI. Jerek was transported and remanded at FCC with $1,000 bail.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 9:56:55 PM by DPS\wedavis

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK19061377

    Location: GMU 20A Healy
    Type: Take Sublegal Bull Moose

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/06/19 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Deas Bode, age 38 of Anchorage, for taking a bull moose in the Wood River Controlled Use Area that did not meet the antler requirements for the hunt area.  Arraignment is scheduled for 10/4/19 at Nenana District Court.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 12:21:26 AM by DPS\trchwialkowski

  • AK19061697

    Location: GMU20A Healy
    Type: Evidence of Sex

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/06/19 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Richard Giddings, age 71 of Montana, for transporting the meat of a caribou harvested in the DC827 hunt without leaving evidence of sex attached.  The hunt is restricted to bull harvest only.  Bail is set at $170 in Nenana District Court.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 12:27:29 AM by DPS\trchwialkowski

  • AK19061774

    Location: Eureka
    Type: Bear Mauling

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/6/19 at approximately 1900 hours, it was reported to Alaska Wildlife Troopers that a moose hunter was attacked by a bear in the Eureka/Gunsight Mountain area.  Reportedly the two hunters surprised a sow brown bear with two cubs.  The sow attacked one of the hunters causing serious injuries.  The second hunter was able to shoot the sow and end the attack.  The hunters self-evacuated to a cabin where the injured hunter was transported by Lifemed Helo to an Anchorage hospital for treatment of his injuries. Other hunters were able to confirm that the sow was deceased. ADF&G was notified.    

    Posted on 9/9/2019 10:56:15 AM by DPS\tjdespain

  • AK19062009

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Hunter Moose Orientation requirements.

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/09/19 at 0945 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, issued a citation to Michael John Otoole, 68 yoa of Soldotna, in Soldotna for taking a moose in GMU15 without first completing the required online moose antler orientation course. A fine was set at $120.

    Posted on 9/9/2019 11:30:18 AM by DPS\sdsands

  • AK19061910

    Location: Tsirku River, Haines
    Type: Vehicle Abandonment

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/03/2019, a Haines based Alaska State Trooper located an abandoned black 1973 Toyota Land Cruiser on the banks of the Tsirku River several miles from the nearest roadway. An investigation into the history of the vehicle revealed it was submerged in the river in November of 2018 by Nathaniel Morgan Jones, age 32 of Haines. Jones was subsequently advised by Alaska State Parks Rangers in May of 2019 to remove the vehicle which Jones failed to do. On 09/09/2019, Jones was issued a misdemeanor summons for Vehicle Abandonment.   

    Posted on 9/9/2019 6:16:21 PM by DPS\wskirksey

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.