Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Saturday, June 8, 2024

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

A Detachment

  • AK24054881

    Location: Prince of Wales
    Type: Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    Alaska State Troopers responded to a call of domestic disturbance in Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island. The investigation revealed that Gary Anderson assaulted a family member. Anderson was arrested without incident for DV Assault IV.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 10:18:44 PM by DPS\caterry

B Detachment

  • AK24054587

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 7th, 2024, at approximately 2209 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle collision on the Glenn highway. Investigation revealed, the driver, Alicia Showalter, age 23 of Palmer, was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and drove into the oncoming lane colliding with a trailer. Alicia was arrested for DUI and remanded at MSPT. AST would like to thank the Palmer Police Department for their assistance. 

    Posted on 6/8/2024 2:30:18 AM by DPS\jjmichels

  • AK24054560

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Assault III, IV- DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/07/2024 at approximately 2039 hours, MATCOM received a report of a domestic disturbance located near Leckwold Drive and Settlers Bay Drive in Wasilla. AST contacted John Richard Chase, age 55 of Wasilla. Investigation revealed Chase recklessly placed another family member in fear of imminent serious physical injury by means of a dangerous instrument and recklessly caused physical injury to that same family member. Chase was arrested and transported to Mat-Su Pre-Trial where he was remanded on charges of Assault in the 3rd degree and Assault in the 4th degree, both per domestic violence, and held no bail.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 12:27:17 AM by DPS\nlhenderson

  • AK24054863

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Fail to yield

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/08/2024 AST attempted to stop a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Schrock Road. The vehicle eluded Troopers and was located at a nearby residence. Following the investigation Jillian Ward, age 19 of Wasilla, was arrested and remanded to MSPT for failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer. AST would like to thank the Wasilla Police Department for their assistance during the incident. 

    Posted on 6/8/2024 9:20:29 PM by DPS\jrvenable

C Detachment

  • AK24054501

    Location: King Salmon
    Type: Plane Crash

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 7, 2024, at 5:07pm, the Alaska State Troopers received a report that two hours earlier a Cessna 206 had crashed three miles north of the King Salmon Airport, following takeoff. Egli Air Haul responded to the location with a helicopter and transported the pilot and passenger back to King Salmon. No injuries were reported. The NTSB and FAA have been notified. 

    Posted on 6/8/2024 3:41:58 PM by DPS\jfreeman1

D Detachment

  • AK24054617

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Juvenile Runaway

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 8th, 2024 AST received a report of a juvenile runaway. The juvenile was later located and returned to their family.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 5:16:16 AM by DPS\atvalcourt

  • AK24054610

    Location: North Pole
    Type: DUI/Endangering the Welfare of a Child

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-7-24 a REDDI report was made to AST.  Troopers located the vehicle and began an investigation into possible DUI.  The driver was identified as Billy Joe Stacy, age 48 of Fairbanks.  Investigation showed that Stacy was operating the vehicle while under the influence.  A child was a passenger in the vehicle.  Stacy was remanded to FCC on both charges.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 6:43:05 AM by DPS\bmhatch

  • AK24054283

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Theft 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 06/07/2024 at approximately 1002 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to the area of Summit Dr fora report of a female going through mail boxes.Upon arrival, Troopers contacted Senora Fuzzard. Senora consented to a search of her bag and Troopers located articles of mail that did not belong to her. Senora was arrested and remanded to FCC on one count of theft 4.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 7:54:43 AM by DPS\cmseminario

  • AK24054620

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: Domestic Violence

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-8-24, Delta Junction AST received a report of a domestic violence incident. It was reported one individual had attempted to burn down a chicken house after an argument had ensued. While the individual was making efforts to start the process of burning the coop, the other individual went into the chicken house with a five month old child in an attempt to stop the other. During this time, one individual was punched by the other after they had been locked in the chicken house since the door only latched externally. Delta AST responded and investigation led to charges being forwarded to the DA's office for review. 

    Posted on 6/8/2024 1:22:32 AM by DPS\cihudson

  • AK24054862

    Location: Delta Junction
    Type: Vehicle Theft

    Dispatch Text:

    On 6-8-24, Delta Junction AST received a report of a vehicle theft. It was reported a 2004 white Kia Optima bearing AK plate EVZ287 was stolen from a residence in Delta Junction. The residence it was stolen from had several other items taken from it as well, such as Toyo stoves. The vehicle has been placed into stolen status. The investigation is ongoing and their is potential suspects. If anyone locates the vehicle, contact the Alaska State Troopers. 

    Posted on 6/8/2024 9:20:44 PM by DPS\cihudson

  • AK24054873

    Location: North Pole
    Type: DV Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 8, 2024, at approximately 2009 hours, Fairbanks AST responded to the area of Holmes Road for a report of a domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed probable cause to arrest Michael Weimer for assault in the fourth degree and criminal mischief in the fifth degree. Michael was transported and remanded to FCC without incident.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 9:51:37 PM by DPS\jdchipps

  • AK24054854

    Location: North Pole
    Type: Traffic

    Dispatch Text:

    On June 8, 2024, at 18:39, the Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle speeding on Holmes Road. After further investigation, Herbert Ahkiviana, age 35, of North Pole, was arrested for driving while his driver's license was revoked and for being in violation of his conditions of release. Herbert was remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center without incident.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 10:33:52 PM by DPS\rcbell

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK24054816

    Location: Mile 56 Dalton Highway
    Type: Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision - Damage

    Dispatch Text:

    ON 06/08/2024, Alaska State Troopers were notified of a commercial motor vehicle rollover at mile 56 of the Dalton Highway. Coldfoot AWT investigated the incident and a crash report was completed.

    Posted on 6/8/2024 5:51:52 PM by DPS\bdlemay

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.