Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Friday, March 19, 2021

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 ...No news reported.

C Detachment

  • AK21026630

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/15/2021 at approximately 0059, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:57:29 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026629

    Location: Akiachak
    Type: Agency Assist

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 0133 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an overdue traveler on the ice road between Akiachak and Bethel. Upon investigation, the individual was found safe.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:57:58 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026735

    Location: Tununak
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 1121 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in Tununak. Charges have been forwarded to the District Attorney's Office and information was provided about obtaining a stalking order.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:58:33 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026918

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Fraud

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 1603 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of unauthorized charges on a personal credit card. Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:59:02 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027037

    Location: Tununak
    Type: Harassment

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/15/2021 at approximately 2134, Alaska State Troopers received a report of harassment.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:59:25 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026929

    Location: Marshall
    Type: Lost Property

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/15/2021 at approximately 1555, Alaska State Troopers received a report of lost property.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:59:50 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026717

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Sex Offense

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 1044 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report about a sex offense. Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:00:46 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026913

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Sex Offense

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/15/2021 at approximately 1600, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Sexual Offense. Investigation ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:01:07 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026834

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Sex Offense

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 1412 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of sexual abuse. Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:01:24 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21026731

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Sex Offense

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 1034 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a sexual assault and theft. Investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:01:43 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027025

    Location: Mountain Village
    Type: Welfare Check

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021 at 2205 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a request for a welfare check.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:02:07 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027438

    Location: Napaskiak
    Type: 911 Hang-Up

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 2334, Alaska State Troopers received a 911 hang-up.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:08:50 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027036

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 0016, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault. Investigation ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:09:16 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027376

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 1914, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault. Investigation ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:09:41 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027385

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 1946, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault. Investigation ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:10:07 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027109

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 0954, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a DV Assault. Investigation ongoing.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:10:31 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027398

    Location: Hooper Bay
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/16/2021 at 2045 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault from the Hooper Bay VPO that occurred while conducting an arrest. VPOs were attempting an arrest of Jack Nanuk pursuant to multiple arrest warrants. Nanuk made threats to harm the VPOs and actively resisted arrest. Hooper Bay VPOs were able to make an arrest and was remanded.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:12:01 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027089

    Location: Bethel
    Type: Public Assist

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/16/2021 at 0912 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Bethel assisted a member of the public with fingerprinting services.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:12:19 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027128

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Public Assist

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/15/2021, Alaska State Troopers received a report of inappropriate text messaging. Troopers attempted to make contact with the individuals involved to advise of options.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:12:42 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027386

    Location: Quinhagak
    Type: Property Damage

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 1915, Alaska State Troopers received a report of damaged property.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:13:09 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027070

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    AK21027070 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Kipnuk
    AK21027073 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Napakiak
    AK21027119 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Napakiak
    AK21027123 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Napaskiak
    AK21027138 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Napakiak
    AK21027143 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Napakiak
    AK21027200 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Napaskiak
    AK21027249 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Kwethluk
    AK21027279 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Hooper Bay
    AK21027286 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Anchorage
    AK21027307 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Hooper Bay
    AK21027309 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Anchorage
    AK21027316 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Quinhagak
    AK21027318 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Quinhagak

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:13:41 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027471

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Welfare Check

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/2021 at approximately 2320, Alaska State Troopers received a welfare check request.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:14:05 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027064

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Welfare Check

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/16/2021 at 0502 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suicidal person. The individual was connected with Behavioral Health Services.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:14:30 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027231

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Welfare Check

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/16/2021 at 1401 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report for a welfare check. No criminal activity was recognized and the individual was connected to Behavioral Health Services.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:14:53 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027472

    Location: Atmautluak
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 0118 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an alleged assault. No arrest was made for the assault but the suspect was remanded on an existing warrant.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:16:46 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027723

    Location: Tuluksak
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 1547 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault in Tuluksak. The parties separated on their own. Investigation is on-going.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:17:09 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027453

    Location: Nightmute
    Type: Agency Assist

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 0155, Alaska State Troopers assisted the village of Nightmute.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:17:45 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027873

    Location: Tuluksak
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 2155, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in Tuluksak.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:18:08 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027779

    Location: Russian Mission
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 1633 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in Russian Mission.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:18:27 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027498

    Location: Quinhagak
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 0852 hours, Alaska State Troopers arrested Benton White of Quinhagak on an outstanding warrant.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:18:54 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027519

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    AK21027519 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Bethel
    AK21027527 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Emmonak
    AK21027644 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Hooper Bay
    AK21027650 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Mountain Village
    AK21027658 Serve Court Documents [SERV] St. Mary's
    AK21027674 Serve Court Documents [SERV] St. Mary's
    AK21027682 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Emmonak
    AK21027689 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Pilot Station
    AK21027696 Serve Court Documents [SERV] Palmer
    AK21027703 Serve Court Documents [SERV] St. Mary's
    AK21027710 Serve Court Documents [SERV] St. Mary's
    AK21027722 Serve Court Documents [SERV] St. Mary's

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:19:19 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027643

    Location: YK Region
    Type: Violating Conditions of Release

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 1349 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Bethel investigated a report of violating conditions of release.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:19:45 PM by DPS\icmiller

  • AK21027592

    Location: Upper Kalskag
    Type: Welfare Check

    Dispatch Text:

    On 03/17/2021 at 1152 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a request for a welfare check in Upper Kalskag.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 1:20:15 PM by DPS\icmiller

D Detachment

  • AK21027063

    Location: Tok
    Type: Disorderly Conduct

    Dispatch Text:

    On 3/16/21 at approximately 0500 hours Tok AST responded to a disturbance at a residence on 1st St in Tok. Investigation revealed Gareth Northway, age 51 of Tok, had caused a disturbance and had been asked to leave. Northway left the residence but returned approximately 30-40 minutes later banging on the door and windows of the house. AST arrived and detained Northway and eventually transported him to Tok AST post where he was issued a summons for Disorderly Conduct and released on his own recognizance. Alcohol and controlled substances are believed to be contributing factors.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 6:27:54 PM by DPS\cdwebb

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

  • AK21027586

    Location: Port Protection
    Type: Residential Fire- Missing Person

    Dispatch Text:

    Update 3/25: The State Medical Examiner has positively identified the human remains as 75-year-old Port Protection resident Gary Muehlberger. Next of kin have been notified.

    Update 3/22: On 3/17 Alaska State Troopers in Southeast, Alaska responded to Port Protection and on 3/18 a Deputy Fire Marshal from Anchorage arrived in Port Protection to conduct an investigation into the cause and origin of the fire. During their examination of the burned structure, human remains were located. The remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner in Anchorage for positive identification. The Deputy Fire Marshal has ruled the fire as accidental.

    PHOTO: Alaska State Trooper Ryan extinguishes a hotspot on 3/17/21.
    PHOTO: Deputy Fire Marshal Rocheleau inspects fire debris during the investigation as to the cause of the fire.

     

    Original: On 3/17/2021 at approximately 1130 hours, AST received a report from the community of Port Protection regarding a fully engulfed residential fire with one person unaccounted for. The owner of the residence, Gary Muehlberger, 75, has not been seen since prior to the fire. Deputy Fire Marshals, with the assistance of AST and AWT, are responding to Port Protection to investigate.

    Posted on 3/19/2021 12:08:41 PM by DPS\mapeters