Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Thursday, January 26, 2023

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

A Detachment

  • AK23007900

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: Misuse of Plates

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/25/2023 at 0005 hours, Soldotna AST conducted a traffic stop on a red 2006 Ford Freestyle on Lakeshore Drive in Soldotna. Subsequent investigation revealed Tyler A. McConnell (56 YOA of Soldotna) was operating a motor vehicle that displayed a license plate registered to a different vehicle. McConnell was issued a misdemeanor summons for Misuse of Plates and released on his own recognizance.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 5:50:58 AM by DPS\slherrin

B Detachment

  • AK23006548

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/26/2023, at approximately 1541 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI report in the area of Schrock Road. Troopers located the vehicle near the area of Church Road and Success Drive. The driver of the vehicle picked up speed and crashed causing the vehicle to roll over. Troopers were able to identify the driver as King Cathey. Investigation revealed, King had an active warrant for his arrest for failing to comply with his conditions of release and also violated his conditions of release. King was remanded to Mat-Su Pre-Trial pending arraignment for his warrant and violating his conditions of release.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 6:33:02 PM by DPS\dahemphill

  • AK23008338

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DV Assault 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/26/2023 at approximately 0112 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance on W Suburban Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed Jacob Bullard, age 22 of Wasilla assaulted a household member. Jacob was arrested for DV Assault 4. Jacob was remanded into custody at the Mat-Su Pretrial facility and held without bail. 

    Posted on 1/26/2023 3:23:27 AM by DPS\fdmedina

  • AK23008586

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DV Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/26/2023 at 1404 hours, Matcom received the report of a DV Assault at a residence near Melrose Ct. Wasilla. AST arrived on scene and contacted all involved parties. Investigation resulted in the arrest of Jeffery Stender, age 62 of Wasilla. Mr. Stender was taken to Matsu Pretrial, where he was remanded on one count of DV Assault III. His bail was set to no bail, and investigation is ongoing. 

    Posted on 1/26/2023 7:37:48 PM by DPS\sjbowen

C Detachment

  • AK23006811

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Driving Under the Influence

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/21/2023 at approximately 02:19 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a vehicle in the ditch at the intersection of E. Rezanof Drive and Cutoff Road. Investigation resulted in the arrest of 61 YO Stephen Flora of Kodiak for Driving under the Influence.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 9:02:22 AM by DPS\tjsmith3

  • AK23006862

    Location: St. Michael
    Type: Assault - DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On January 21, 2023, at approximately 10:36 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assaualt -DV. Investigation resulted in the arrest of 32 YO Sherri Oyoumick of St. Michael for Assault 4 and Criminal Mischief 5.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 9:03:41 AM by DPS\tjsmith3

  • AK23006993

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault - DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/21/23 at approximately 20:26 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault - DV. Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 9:04:50 AM by DPS\tjsmith3

  • AK23007185

    Location: Brevig Mission
    Type: Deceased person

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/22/23 at approximately 15:59 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an expected home death.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 9:07:01 AM by DPS\tjsmith3

D Detachment

  • AK23008348

    Location: ANDERSON
    Type: MVC-DAMAGE

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1-25-2023 at approximately 0200 hours, Parks Highway Alaska State Troopers responded to mile 286 of the Parks Highway for a semi truck striking a moose.  The semi made it to a pullout and was not a hazard.  The semi was towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.  The deceased moose was donated to a local charity.  

    Posted on 1/26/2023 4:48:28 AM by DPS\gdyoung

  • AK23008096

    Location: North Pole
    Type: Fraud

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/25/2023, the victim met with Alaska State Troopers at the Fairbanks post.  He reported that between 12/19/2022 and 01/16/2023, a suspect used a credit card to book and then participate in guided services.  It was later found that the card used to book the services was stolen and the charges were disputed.  The total amount that the victim was defrauded was $1,627.76.  Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 11:07:44 AM by DPS\japoole

  • AK23008575

    Location: Cantwell
    Type: Harassment

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/26/23 Cantwell AST investigated a report of harassment. Investigation continues. 

    Posted on 1/26/2023 5:53:44 PM by DPS\omnolywaika

  • AK23008660

    Location: FAIRBANKS
    Type: Theft 2, Criminal Mischief 3, MICS 5, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/26/2023, the Fairbanks Criminal Suppression Unit (F-CSU) with the Alaska State Troopers and AST Patrol responded to a reported Catalytic Converter Theft in progress at a business along Boat St. F-CSU was able to locate and stop the vehicle that was being used as the getaway car. Subsequently, Mark Pavel Ciloci, 27 of Fairbanks, Damian Joe Norwest, 44 of Tok, and Bogdan Aleksandrovich Kulikovskiy, 28 of Delta Junction were arrested for Theft 2 and Criminal Mischief 3. Kulikovskiy was additionally charged with MICS 5 and Norwest for VCOR Pre-Trial for a previous pending crime (Assault 2, VCOR, DWLR). All three were stealing the Catalytic Convertors to buy Fentanyl. The damage to the vehicles will be several thousands of dollars to repair and lost revenue to the business because their vehicle is inoperable to drive.

    Posted on 1/26/2023 6:41:51 PM by DPS\anmobley

  • AK21122215

    Location: Tok
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On January 26, 2023, at approximately 1930 hours Alaska State Troopers in Tok contacted Andre Morena, age 32 of Fairbanks, at a residence in Tok. Morena had an active warrant for his arrest in 4FA-21-01534CR. Morena was placed under arrest and remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was held without bail pending arraignment. 

    Posted on 1/26/2023 8:25:19 PM by DPS\jnburnham

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers ...No news reported.

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.