Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Friday, November 17, 2023

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

A Detachment ...No news reported.

B Detachment

  • AK23120443

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DV A4, DUI, MIW4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/17/2023 AST responded to a disturbance on Satisfied Drive. Following the investigation Michelle Pike, age 46 of Wasilla, was arrested and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial for DUI, misconduct involving a weapon in the fourth degree, and domestic violence-related assault in the fourth degree.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 11:59:47 PM by DPS\jrvenable

  • AK23120222

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Domestic Violence Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/17/23 at approximately 0829 hours AST received a report of a possible after the fact domestic disturbance which occurred at a residence on South Creekside Circle, Wasilla.  AST responded and contacted Agim Delolli, age 56, of Wasilla.  The investigation revealed Delolli had physically assaulted a family member.  Delolli was placed under arrest for assault in the fourth degree and remanded to MSPT with no set bail. 

    Posted on 11/17/2023 12:52:12 PM by DPS\tjwolff

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK23120060

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Missing Juvenile

    Dispatch Text:

    UPDATE 7:00 pm: Jenessa was located safe this evening. We appreciate all of the tips and search assistance that we received.


    ORIGINAL: The Alaska State Troopers are looking for 15-year-old Jenessa Motis in the Fairbanks area. Motis was reported missing on November 16, 2023, at 3pm. She was last seen walking around her family’s property near Murphy Dome Road in Fairbanks at 11:00 am.

    Anyone having contact with or information about Jenessa Motis’ location is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks at (907) 451-5100 and reference incident AK23120060. If you have information but would like to remain anonymous, submit tips on the AKTips smartphone app or online at

    *Release updated 3pm with additional information. 

    Posted on 11/16/2023 10:21:30 PM by DPS\sbshannon . Edited on 11/17/2023 3:11:12 PM by DPS\ajmcdaniel

  • AK23120183

    Location: Eielson AFB
    Type: Harassment

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 17, 2023, at approximately 0424 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to Eielson Air Force Base for a report of harassment. The investigation is still ongoing.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 5:34:10 AM by DPS\melopezmartinez

  • AK23120161

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Criminal Mischief DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/16/2023, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance.  The investigation found that Justin Congleton damaged a door and a car window.  He was arrested and remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 7:08:47 AM by DPS\japoole

  • AK23120180

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Misconduct Involving Controlled Substance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/17/2023, Alaska State Troopers responded to a possible trespassing in the Fairbanks Area.  The investigation resulted in the seizure of drug paraphernalia commonly used to smoke methamphetamine.  The items were seized and submitted to the state crime lab for testing.  Upon results, appropriate charges will be forwarded to the District Attorney's Office.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 7:11:17 AM by DPS\japoole

  • AK23119829

    Location: North Pole
    Type: Motor Vehicle Collision

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 16th, 2023, at approximately 0653 hours Fairbanks AST responded to a motor vehicle collision near Holmes Rd and Dennis Rd. One driver was transported by EMS due to injuries. The other driver was issued a citation for failing to yield when turning left. 

    Posted on 11/17/2023 8:49:46 AM by DPS\bbschwarz

  • AK23118870

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Assault 3rd Degree

    Dispatch Text:

    On November 13,2023, at 1348 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault near Poodle Lane. FECC reported that there was a 51-year-old female that was ran over by David A. Beard. David was arrested and remanded to FCC for Assault in the third degree, Driving under the influence and violation his conditions of release.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 11:32:03 AM by DPS\gesommers

  • AK23120277

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Runaway Juvenile

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/17/2023 at approximately 1045 hours, Fairbanks AST received a report of a runaway Juvenile. The juvenile isn't believed to be in any danger. Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 2:22:05 PM by DPS\cmseminario

  • AK23120420

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Stolen Vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/17/2023 at 1702 hours Alaska State Troopers, Fairbanks Post, received a report of a stolen vehicle. Victim is in the process of moving and when she came back up to retrieve the vehicle it was no longer at the residence. Vehicle was last seen around 30 September of this year. Vehicle is a 2006 Chrysler Town & Country Minivan Light blue in color bearing plate FTX440. Nobody had permission to use or take the vehicle. No suspects at this time. Incident is currently under investigation.

    Posted on 11/17/2023 5:59:04 PM by DPS\sbshannon

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK23118716

    Location: Saltery Cove

    Dispatch Text:

    On 11/12/2023, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Kodiak received a report that a hunter had taken a deer with a rifle on the Saltery Creek Trail within the Kodiak Road System Management Area. Hunting with a rifle in the Kodiak Road System Management Area closed October 31st.  Investigation revealed that Josiah Pleasant, age 38, of Kodiak unlawfully took a deer with a rifle closed season.  Pleasant was issued misdemeanor citation with a mandatory court appearance in the Kodiak courts on 12/08/2023 at 0830 hours.  The deer and a 6.5 PRC Winchester XPR bolt action rifle was seized from Pleasant.  Pleasant was also issued a citation for failing to validate his harvest ticket before leaving the kill site with a fine of $170. 

    Posted on 11/17/2023 6:48:59 PM by DPS\dtmcweeney

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.