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On January 11, 2019, Alaska State Troopers received information that 19 year old Kailee Tavares of Ketchikan was inside an apartment near Austin Street. Subsequent investigation revealed Tavares hiding in a closet of the residence. When AST attempted to take Tavares into custody, she resisted arrest by physically struggling against Troopers efforts. Tavares was ultimately taken into custody. While being placed in the patrol vehicle, Tavares struck a Trooper in the face with her foot. Tavares was transported to the Ketchikan Correctional Center where she was held on $20,500 bail. She is charged with the new misdemeanor offenses of Assault in the 4th Degree on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest.
Posted on 1/11/2019 7:44:57 PM by DPS\grmiller