Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Tuesday, May 10, 2022

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

A Detachment

  • AK22034349

    Location: Nikiski, AK
    Type: Warrant Arrest / Probation Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/10/2022 at approximately 1442 hours, Alaska State Troopers stopped a blue 2010 Chrysler car near milepost 21 Kenai Spur Road for an equipment violation.  Dylan Paul Sullens, age 25 of Nikiski, was identified as the driver of the vehicle.  Investigation revealed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for probation violations, the original charges being Burglary 1st and Misconduct Involving Controlled Substance 4th.  He was arrested for the warrants and remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility.  Bail was set at $5000

    Posted on 5/10/2022 7:03:12 PM by DPS\mjwertanen

  • AK22045391

    Location: 90.5 Mile Sterling Highway
    Type: DWLS & No Liability Insurance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/10/22 at approximately 0053 hours AST conducted at traffic stop near mile marker 90.5 of the Sterling Highway on a maroon Dodge Caliber for a moving violation.  Investigation revealed, Tyler J. Fuxa, age 30 of Soldotna was knowingly operating the vehicle with a suspended AK driver's license (with two previous convictions in the last 10 years) and no vehicle liability insurance. Fuxa was taken into custody and remanded at Wildwood with an OR bond.  

    Posted on 5/10/2022 6:42:51 AM by DPS\jmcouturier

  • AK22045297

    Location: Moose Pass
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/09/2022 at 1458 hours, Seward AST conducted a traffic stop on the Seward Highway in Moose Pass. The driver was identified as Katherine L. Grote 40 YOA, of Michigan. The investigation revealed Grote was driving under the influence. Grote was placed under arrest for the aforementioned charge and later remanded to the Seward City Jail. 

     

    Posted on 5/10/2022 10:33:24 AM by DPS\jlyavorsky

B Detachment

  • AK22044846

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/8/2022 at approximately 1352 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a REDDI report near Mile 46 of the Richardson Highway. A White 2000 Ford Ranger pickup was reported to be swerving all over the road almost going head on with another vehicle. Investigation revealed Todd GONKO, age 49 of Glennallen, was operating the vehicle while impaired by alcohol. Gonko was arrested on scene for Operating Under the Influence and transported to Glennallen Post. Gonko was held until sober then released on his own recognizance.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 1:16:08 AM by DPS\rateeling

  • AK22045287

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/9/2022 at approximately 1612 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a home death in the Village of Kluti-Kaah. Investigation revealed Ernest Craig, age 77 of Kluti-Kaah, passed away from natural causes. No foul play is suspected. The State Medical Examiner’s Office was notified and released the body to the family. Next of kin were present at the time of death. Anchorage Funeral Home was contacted to provide final services.  

    Posted on 5/10/2022 1:28:22 AM by DPS\rateeling

  • AK22002302

    Location: Glennallen
    Type: DUI Refusal / Misconduct Involving Weapons

    Dispatch Text:

    On 1/8/2022 at approximately 1635 hours, Alaska State Troopers Responded to a REDDI report near Mile 186 of the Glenn Highway. Investigation revealed 47yo Edward Wheeler, of Colorado, was impaired. Wheeler was placed under arrest and transported to Glennallen Post where he refused to provide a breath sample. Further investigation revealed Wheeler was a felon and on probation out of Colorado for a weapons offence. During the contact Wheeler had a loaded revolver between the driver’s seat and center console. Wheeler was charged with DUI and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test as well as Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 3rd degree and Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 4th Degree. After arraignment Mr. Wheeler was transported and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility with bail set at $100,000 Cash/Appearance and $4,000 Cash/Performance.

    UPDATE:

    On 4/19/2022 a Federal Grand Jury indicted Edward Wheeler for the charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm as a result of his contact in Glennallen on 1/8/2022 and a federal arrest warrant was issued. On 4/25/2022 Glennallen troopers contacted Wheeler in Slana and arrested him without incident. Wheeler was transported to Mat-Su Pretrial then transferred to a federal facility where he was held without bail. Further investigation revealed Wheeler had a fully extraditable arrest warrant out of Routt County Colorado for Violating Conditions of Probation on the original charge of Felony Menacing with a Firearm. The Alaska State Troopers would like to thank the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force and the Routt County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this case.

    Posted on 1/9/2022 4:46:10 PM by DPS\rateeling . Edited on 5/10/2022 12:57:16 AM by DPS\rateeling

C Detachment

  • AK22040009

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: SAR/Missing Child

    Dispatch Text:

    Final Update 5/18/22: The Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers have concluded their investigation into the death of Sawyer Cipolla. After a thorough review of all of the facts and evidence, Troopers have determined that Sawyer died from hypothermia due to exposure to the elements, and no signs or indications of foul play or suspicious circumstances were found. The preliminary information from the State Medical Examiner corroborates these findings. DPS would like to thank the thousands of volunteers, dozens of agencies, businesses, and organizations, and the entire Kodiak community for your assistance with this search and investigation over the last week and a half.   

    Update 5/15/22: On May 15, 2022, at approximately 12:30 pm, the Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers were notified that two adults recreating in the Pillar Mountain area had located a deceased juvenile. Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers immediately responded to the area. Troopers identified the deceased juvenile as 7-year-old Kodiak resident Sawyer Cipolla who was reported missing on May 7, 2022. There were no obvious signs of foul play identified at the scene by Troopers. Sawyer’s remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation into the death of Sawyer Cipolla is ongoing.

     

    Update 5/14/22: An update on the search strategy can be found online at: https://dps.alaska.gov/AST/PIO/PressReleases/Troopers-Announce-Change-in-Sawyer-Cipolla-Search

    UPDATE: 5/12/2022, 14:00 hours. Crews, air assets, K9 teams, and volunteers continued to search throughout the day on 5/11 and are continuing with coordinated searches today. Kodiak Island Search & Rescue (KISAR) concentrated their search efforts in a prior search area to close any gap in coverage. No new leads have developed in the last 24 hours. Anyone with information please contact the Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak directly by calling 907-486-4121.     

    UPDATE: 5/11/2022, 1000 hours. Throughout the day on 5/10, search dogs were utilized and multiple air assets including USCG, AK Army National Guard, and Deckload Aviation helicopters continued to fly the expanded search area while 300+ ground searchers continued to conduct directed searches.  Ground search teams will continue searching today. Four new K9 teams arrived in Kodiak onboard a USCG C-130 from Anchorage and will be searching throughout the day.  At this time no new leads have developed. Anyone with information please contact the Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak directly by calling 907-486-4121.     

    UPDATE: 5/10/2022 the search for Sawyer Cipolla continues. Aerial assets (USCG helicopter and Deckload Aviation’s R-44) flew the coastline and search area throughout the day and into the evening of 5/9 with thermal goggles and FLIR.  Search dogs were deployed into multiple search areas and will continue searching throughout the day today.  Volunteer searchers will meet back at Bayside Fire Department (Incident Command and searcher staging area) at 1200 hours to begin the 4th day of ground searching. Anyone with information please contact the Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak directly by calling 907-486-4121.

    UPDATE: 5/9/2022, 1800 hours, more than 400 ground searchers, multiple K9 search teams, multiple aircraft, thermal drones, and boats continued the search for Sawyer Cipolla on Kodiak Island today with no results. Search efforts will continue into the evening and night hours. The large scale of the search, and tremendous efforts by volunteers and search agencies continues to be outstanding. Anyone with information please contact the Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak directly by calling 907-486-4121.

    UPDATE: 5/9/2022, the search for seven-year-old Sawyer Cipolla that went missing from his residence in Kodiak on 5/7/2022, continues.  There has been an outpouring of support from the community with as many as 950 volunteers searching over the weekend to include ground searchers, local pilots, and horseback teams. More than a dozen agencies are participating in the search including; Kodiak Police Department, City of Kodiak Fire Department, Bayside Volunteer Fire Department, Kodiak Island Search and Rescue, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, US Coast Guard, US Navy Seals, Alaska Air National Guard Rescue Coordination Center, K9 search and rescue teams from Anchorage and Mat-Su including; MATSAR, AKSSD, and ASARD. As the search continues, volunteers are requested to check in at the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Sawyer Cipolla is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak at 907-486-4121.

    A missing person's bulletin including a current photo can be found online here.

    ORIGINAL Release: On 05/07/22 at approximately 1220 hours Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak were notified of a missing autistic 7 year old child last seen at his residence off Forest Drive in Kodiak. At the time of the report, the child had been missing for approximately 30 minutes. The missing child’s name is Sawyer but he responds to “come on in”. He was last seen wearing grey pants, camo top with hiking boots. Sawyer is 4.5ft tall, 55lbs, white male, brown hair, and brown eyes. AST arrived on scene and immediately started searching with no success.  As of 1845 hours, there are approximately 100 people actively involved in the search, including members of Kodiak Police Department, AWT, AST, City of Kodiak Fire Department, Bayside Volunteer Fire Department, Kodiak Island Search and Rescue, Coast Guard sector Anchorage/Air Station Kodiak and local residents.  If located please call 907-486-4121.

    Posted on 5/7/2022 7:06:17 PM by DPS\tjdespain . Edited on 5/10/2022 10:08:29 AM by DPS\tjdespain

  • AK22041266

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: 911 Hang-up

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 19:30, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 911 Hang-up. Upon investigation, it was determined to have been accidental.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 10:59:11 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041279

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: 911 Hang-up

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 21:36, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 911 Hang-up. Upon investigation, it was determined to have been accidental.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 10:59:41 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041263

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Assault - DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 18:49, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a DV Assault. The incident has since been closed by investigation.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:00:07 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041173

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Assist Public

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 15:33, Alaska State Troopers Assisted in a Public matter.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:00:32 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041197

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Civil Issue

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 16:13, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Civil Issue.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:01:09 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22040986

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Escape or Evade

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 9:59, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an individual Evading authorities for an outstanding warrant. The incident has since been closed by investigation.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:01:42 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041171

    Location: Brevig Mission
    Type: Patrol Request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 15:47, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Patrol around the village.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:02:22 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • TBA

    Location: TBA
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22, Alaska State Troopers served or attempted service of various court documents to include but not limited to: summonses, subpoenas, evictions, DVPOs, and stalking orders.

    AK22040977 Serve Court Documents 4/28/2022 9:40 Kodiak
    AK22041002 Serve Court Documents 4/28/2022 10:49 Kodiak
    AK22041129 Serve Court Documents 4/28/2022 15:00 Kodiak

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:03:11 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22040979

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Suspicious circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 8:36, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:03:43 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22040927

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Suspicious Circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/28/22 at approximately 5:02, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances with two involved individuals. Upon investigation, neither individual was arrested or charged, and this incident has since been closed.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:07:33 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041368

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault - DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/29/22 at approximately 8:23, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a DV Assault. Upon investigation, Leonard Lange 31 YOA of Stebbins was arrested and charged with Assault 4.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:12:13 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041849

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Assault - DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/30/22 at approximately 12:18, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a DV Assault. This incident has since been closed and referred to the DAO.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:12:37 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041874

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault - Non DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/30/22 at approximately 15:44, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault. Upon investigation, Keith Foxie 16 YOA was arrested and transported to Nome DJJ.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:13:12 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042057

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault - Non DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 8:24, Alaska State Troopers conducted a village visit for an Assault that had occurred.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:13:37 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041654

    Location: Savoonga
    Type: Assist Agency

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/29/22 at approximately 19:33, Alaska State Troopers Assisted in an Agency related matter.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:14:02 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042250

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assist Agency

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 22:30, Alaska State Troopers Assisted in an Agency related matter.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:14:32 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042244

    Location: Elim
    Type: Assist Medical

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 22:04, Alaska State Troopers received a request for Assistance in a Medical matter.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:15:03 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041776

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Assist Public

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/30/22 at approximately 9:16. Alaska State Troopers Assisted in a Public matter.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:15:27 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042260

    Location: Perryville
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 23:38, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Disturbance.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:15:49 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042181

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Harassment

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 17:06, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Harassment.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:16:14 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041447

    Location: Dillingham
    Type: Liquor Laws

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/29/22 at approximately 11:57, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Liquor Laws violation. This incident has been closed by investigation pending further leads.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:16:46 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041873

    Location: Saint Michael
    Type: Miscellaneous

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/30/22 at approximately 15:44, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Village Visit.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:17:47 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041876

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Miscellaneous

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/30/22 at approximately 15:47, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Village Visit.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:18:16 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041488

    Location: Brevig Mission
    Type: Public Appearance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/29/22 at approximately 13:32, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Public Appearance at the school.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:18:56 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22041888

    Location: Togiak
    Type: Public Appearance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/30/22 at approximately 16:14, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Public Appearance at the school for their annual basketball tournament.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:19:55 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042065

    Location: Dillingham
    Type: Public Appearance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 9:06, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Public Appearance at the airport.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:20:42 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042066

    Location: Dillingham
    Type: Public Appearance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 9:05, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Public Appearance at the court.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:21:42 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • TBA

    Location: TBA
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    On 04/29/22, Alaska State Troopers served or attempted service of various court documents to include but not limited to: summonses, subpoenas, evictions, DVPOs, and stalking orders.

    AK22041457 Serve Court Documents 4/29/2022 12:22 Kodiak

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:22:26 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042068

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Violate Conditions

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/01/22 at approximately 9:29, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an individual in Violation of their Conditions. A summons has since been requested for the individual in violation.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:23:06 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042553

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Abandoned vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 13:19, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Abandoned Vehicle.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:28:06 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042499

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault - DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 15:14, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a DV Assault. Upon investigation, Daisy Kirk 22 YOA was arrested and charged with DV Assault 4.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:28:29 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042546

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Assist Public

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 15:30, Alaska State Troopers received a request for Assistance in a Public matter.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:28:58 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042617

    Location: Nondalton
    Type: Liquor law

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 19:16, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a potential Liquor Laws Violation.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:29:20 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042373

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Missing person

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 11:43, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a minor that had run away. He was later located by North Star Elementary School Staff.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:29:53 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • TBA

    Location: TBA
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22, Alaska State Troopers served or attempted service of various court documents to include but not limited to: summonses, subpoenas, evictions, DVPOs, and stalking orders.

    AK22042518 Serve Court Documents 5/2/2022 15:50 Dillingham

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:30:36 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042654

    Location: HS Area
    Type: Sexual Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 21:26, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Sexual Assault. The investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:31:10 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042515

    Location: Ouzinkie
    Type: Suspicious circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 15:03, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:31:34 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042550

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Suspicious circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 15:14, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:31:59 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042607

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Suspicious circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 18:32, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:32:24 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042675

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Suspicious circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 22:26, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:32:47 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042522

    Location: HS Area
    Type: Suspicious Circumstances

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 15:58, Alaska State Troopers received a report of Suspicious Circumstances. This incident is under investigation.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:33:09 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042561

    Location: Perryville
    Type: Violation of conditions

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 16:08, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an individual in Violation of their Conditions. The investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:33:30 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042659

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: Violation of conditions

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/02/22 at approximately 20:34, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an individual in potential violation of a DVPO against them. The investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:33:55 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042681

    Location: Stebbins
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/03/22 at approximately 3:08, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an Assault. Upon investigation, Barbara Pete 39 YOA of Stebbins was arrested and charged with Assault 3.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:43:15 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042683

    Location: Togiak
    Type: Damage property

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/03/22 at approximately 3:57, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an individual that had broken windows in a house.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:43:37 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042908

    Location: Brevig Mission
    Type: Patrol Request

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/03/22 at approximately 15:29, Alaska State Troopers conducted a Patrol around the village.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:44:17 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • AK22042995

    Location: Kodiak
    Type: REDDI report

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/03/22 at approximately 20:52, Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI Report.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:44:51 AM by DPS\irkafar

  • TBA

    Location: TBA
    Type: Serve Court Documents

    Dispatch Text:

    AK22042714 Serve Court Documents 5/3/2022 8:46 Naknek

    Posted on 5/10/2022 11:45:27 AM by DPS\irkafar

D Detachment

  • AK22045343

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Burglary

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/09/2022 at approximately 1835 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks received a report of a residential burglary at a residence on Clarkson Drive in Fairbanks. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this burglary is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks at 907-451-5100.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 1:41:53 AM by DPS\bjhibbs

  • AK22045407

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/10/2022 at approximately 0247 hours a traffic stop was initiated on a green Dodge truck for moving and equipment violations in the area of University Avenue in Fairbanks. The driver and sole occupant, Kenneth Kelly (age 28 of Fairbanks) was found to be impaired by alcohol and was arrested and charged for DUI.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 6:27:14 AM by DPS\jrianacone

  • AK22044202

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: MVC/Reckless Driving

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/6/22, at approximately 1339 hours, AST received a report of a motor vehicle collision near mile 241 of the Richardson Highway.  The caller, Dwight Lane age 60 of North Pole reported a commercial vehicle had swerved into the oncoming lane to try and push him off the road.  The commercial truck driver was identified as Thomas Creviston age 67 of Fairbanks.  The investigation resulted in citation being issued to Lane for passing left of center in a no passing zone.  Creviston was issued a summons for Reckless Driving.  No injures were reported.

     

    Posted on 5/10/2022 8:29:51 AM by DPS\jdpugh

  • AK22044592

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: MVC-I

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/07/2022 at approximately 1503 hour, Fairbanks AST received a report for a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Jack Warren Rd and Triple H Rd near Delta Junction. Investigation revealed that Steven Lemons, age 54 of Delta Junction was making a left hand turn from Jack Warren Rd onto Triple H Rd when Ryan Capporelli, age 35 of Delta Junction attempted to pass Lemons' vehicle colliding with the driver's side box area.  All parties reported wearing seatbelts.   Injuries' were reported.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 8:44:20 AM by DPS\jdpugh

  • AK22044580

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: MVC

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/07/2022 at approximately 1533 hours, Fairbanks AST received a report from OnStar of an airbag deployment at the Tanana River Bridge near Delta Junction. Investigation revealed that Brandon Viera, age 23 of San Diego California was traveling northbound on the Richardson Highway when he encountered sleet and snow causing his vehicle to hydroplane into the bridge.  Further investigation indicated that Viera's vehicle struck the guardrail causing the airbags to deploy.  No injuries were reported. 

    Posted on 5/10/2022 8:48:59 AM by DPS\jdpugh

  • AK22044913

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5/8/22, at approximately 1756 hours, AST conducted a traffic stop on 2001 Volkswagen Jetta with no license plates.  The driver was 15 years old and had been allowed to drive the vehicle from Wasilla to Delta Junction.  The 15-year-old driver was issued multiple citations.  Leonid Kulinich, age 40 of Delta Junction was issued a summons for Contributing to the Delinquency of a minor.

     

    Posted on 5/10/2022 9:03:58 AM by DPS\jdpugh

  • AK22045288

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DV Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 05/09/22 at approximately 1353 hours, Fairbanks AST received a request for an agency assist from Security Forces from Eielson AFB. Special Agent Nicholas Wynn reported that he was requesting assistance for a welfare check on Dakota Cox, Dakota's wife, and their child, in North Pole, AK. I was informed by Nicholas once on scene that Dakota's wife had reported a domestic violence assault, that occurred on 05/06/22, via Military One Source. Investigation revealed that Dakota slapped his wife twice after an argument. Dakota was arrested and remanded to FCC on 1 count of Assault 4 DV.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 9:20:11 AM by DPS\jdschoeffel

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK22045705

    Location: Wrangell
    Type: Wildlife Violation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 5-10-2022, Jesse West, age 42 of Petersburg, was issued a citation for subsistence Dungeness crab fishing with a buoy not sufficiently marked per 5AAC02.010(e)(2). The fine amount associated with this offense is $120.00.

    Posted on 5/10/2022 4:26:49 PM by DPS\clyoder

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.