Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Thursday, January 27, 2022

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

A Detachment

  • AK22008375

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Driving with a suspended license

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/26/2022 at 2351 hours, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a car on the Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. Investigation revealed the driver, Leann Hoeldt age 38 of Nikiski, was operating a vehicle with a suspended Alaska driver’s license (with prior convictions). Hoeldt was issued a misdemeanor court citation for driving with a suspended license and released on scene.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 2:00:18 AM by DPS\jfspieth

  • AK22008334

    Location: Nikiski
    Type: Assault 4 (X2) Domestic Violence / VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/26/2022 at approximately 2040 hours, Soldotna AST responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Nikiski.  Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Bridger Bates, age 51 of Nikiski, for two counts of assault 4 domestic violence.  Additionally, River Aspelund, age 20 of Nikiski, was also arrested for violating his conditions of release in multiple court cases.  Both Bates and Aspelund were remanded to Wildwood Pretrial Facility where they were held without bail pending arraignment.   

    Posted on 1/27/2022 2:05:40 AM by DPS\rlhunter

  • AK22008341

    Location: Soldotna
    Type: DVPO, Unlawful Contact 1st Degree, VCOR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/26/21 at 2059 hours, MNK called Soldotna dispatch reporting a DVPO violation. She said she was being harassed by her ex-boyfriend, Brandon Elizalde who sent her six photographs. MNK stated she has an active long term one-year protective order against Brandon. Brandon was contacted near Columbine Street in Soldotna. Brandon was arrested and remanded at Wildwood on charges of Violating a DVPO, Unlawful Contact 1st Degree and Violating Conditions of release (VCOR).

    Posted on 1/27/2022 3:18:55 AM by DPS\jawoodruff

  • AK22008275

    Location: Seward
    Type: MVC-Fatal

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/26/22 at 1644 hours AST responded to a two-vehicle crash near mile 71.5 Seward Hwy. Investigation revealed that Dominique Flenory, age 31 of Kenai, was driving northbound on the Seward Hwy in a 2001 Cadillac. The Cadillac lost traction, slid across the centerline on the snow and ice covered pavement and was struck in the passenger door area by a southbound Ford F150 pickup. The driver and passenger of the F150 were transported by EMS for treatment of their injuries. Flenory was declared deceased at the scene. Next of kin was notified. Flenory’s body has been transported to the State Medical Examiner Office in Anchorage.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 10:46:16 AM by DPS\tjdespain

  • AK22007784

    Location: Juneau
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/27/22, at 1212 hours, Deryk Lepoidevin, age 38 of Juneau, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court on the original charge of Assault in the 4th Degree.  Lepoidevin was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center on $200.00 bail.  

    Posted on 1/27/2022 3:39:28 PM by DPS\cjumbs

B Detachment

  • AK22007912

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/25/2022 at approximately 1852 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to suspicious vehicle on N Sushana in Wasilla. Investigation revealed the vehicle owner and driver Christopher Gately was operating under the influence. Christopher was arrested and charged with DUI.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 4:18:01 AM by DPS\fdmedina

  • AK22007233

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DV Assault 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/24/2022 at approximately 0301 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded a disturbance on N Showers Street in Palmer. Investigation revealed Jennifer Flyum, age 48 of Palmer, assaulted another household member. Jennifer was arrested for the original charge of DV Assault in the 4th Degree and remanded into custody at the Mat-Su Pretrial facility.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 4:19:47 AM by DPS\fdmedina

  • AK22008561

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: MVC-Fatal

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/27/2022 at approximately 1350 hours, Glennallen AST received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles near mile 82 of the Richardson Hwy. The driver of the blue Dodge pickup was identified as Preston Welter age 35, of Valdez. Welter was declared deceased at the scene after life saving measures were taken. All other persons involved were taken to Cross Road Medical Center in Glennallen where they were treated for their non-life threatening injuries. The SME was contacted and Welter is being transported to the State Medical Examiner in Anchorage. Both involved vehicles were impounded and are being held pending investigation. NOK has been notified. Investigation continues.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 7:05:19 PM by DPS\jcsomerville

  • AK22008612

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault in 2nd DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/27/22 at approximately 1449 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report for an assault after the fact. Further investigation revealed, Cody Fisher-White, age 21 of Wasilla assaulted a family member on 1/26/22. He was arrested for Assault in the 2nd degree domestic violence. Fisher-White was transported to MSPT without incident and held on no bail. 

    Posted on 1/27/2022 9:19:03 PM by DPS\jtperron

C Detachment

  • AK22006524

    Location: Brevig Mission
    Type: 911 Hang-up

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 13:13, Alaska State Troopers received a 911 Hang-up. Upon investigation, a welfare check was requested.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:21:13 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006487

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Abandoned vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 11:48, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Abandoned Vehicle.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:21:38 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006531

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Abandoned vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 12:17, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Abandoned Vehicle.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:22:01 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006741

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 0:20, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault. The investigation of this incident is pending, further cooperation of those involved.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:22:25 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006993

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Assist Agency

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 23:50, Alaska State Troopers assisted KPD in a stolen vehicle incident.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:23:12 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006610

    Location: Womens Bay
    Type: Patrol request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 16:08, Alaska State Troopers received a Request for Patrol.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:23:51 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006682

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Patrol request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 19:41, Alaska State Troopers received a Request for Patrol.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:24:29 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006887

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Patrol request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 16:23, Alaska State Troopers received a Request for Patrol.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:24:56 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006944

    Location: Womens Bay
    Type: Patrol request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 20:00, Alaska State Troopers received a Request for Patrol.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:25:23 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006977

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Patrol request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 23:07, Alaska State Troopers received a Request for Patrol.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:25:52 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006995

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Patrol request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 21:55, Alaska State Troopers received a Request for Patrol.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:26:16 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006410

    Location: Brevig Mission
    Type: Patrol Request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 9:42, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Patrol per Request.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:26:39 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006765

    Location: St. Michael
    Type: Suspicious circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 3:20, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:27:07 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006854

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Violate Conditions

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/22/22 at approximately 14:05, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Violation of Conditions for Paul Clampffer 43 YOA of Kodiak. Once charge of VCOR was forwarded to the DAO for prosecution, and this incident has since been closed.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:27:35 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22006659

    Location: Ouzinkie
    Type: Welfare check

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22 at approximately 15:30, Alaska State Troopers received a request to conduct a Welfare Check.

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:28:09 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • TBA

    Location: TBA
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    On 01/21/22, Alaska State Troopers served or attempted service of various court documents to include but not limited to: summonses, subpoenas, evictions, DVPOs, and stalking orders.

    AK22006378 Serve Court Documents 1/21/2022 8:38 Dillingham
    AK22006499 Serve Court Documents 1/21/2022 12:39 Kodiak

    Posted on 1/27/2022 8:29:11 AM by DPS\irkafar

D Detachment ...No news reported.

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.