Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Tuesday, September 12, 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

  • AK23097381

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DV Assault 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/11/23 AST responded to the Government Peak Campground for an assault. Following an investigation Lexi Tresham, age 22 of Wasilla, was arrested and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial for two counts of domestic violence-related assault in the fourth degree.

    Posted on 9/12/2023 3:52:57 AM by DPS\jrvenable

  • AK23097458

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/12/23 AST responded to a medical assist on Burlwood Drive. Despite life-saving attempts, at approximately 0235 hours, EMS declared Michael Prince, age 73 of Wasilla, deceased. The investigation revealed Prince died of natural causes. Foul play is not suspected and the next of kin was notified.  

    Posted on 9/12/2023 4:02:26 AM by DPS\jrvenable

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK23084712

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/12/2023 at 1700 hours the Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks took a suspicious circumstance call near the general store on Goldstream Rd. Robbie Sampsel was contacted in the area. A routine check showed Robbie to have an outstanding warrant. She was remanded to FCC without incident.

    Posted on 9/12/2023 10:46:07 PM by DPS\dsdicken

  • AK23097817

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DWLR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/12/2023 at approximately 1818 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford Focus in Fairbanks. The driver, identified as Richard Simms (Age 34 of Fairbanks), was found to have a revoked license with multiple previous convictions for Driving While License Revoked (DWLR). Simms was arrested on one (1) count DWLR A.S. 28.15.291(a)(2) and remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center.

    Posted on 9/12/2023 10:54:46 PM by DPS\bjhibbs

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.