Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Thursday, September 15, 2022

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

A Detachment

  • AK22096645

    Location: Soldotna AK
    Type: DV Assault in 4th

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/15/2022 at approximately 10:00 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a Soldotna residence . Investigation revealed Kevin Waldrip Age 56 of Soldotna had assaulted his girlfriend. Waldrip was arrested for Domestic Violence, Assault in the 4th degree and remanded to Wildwood Pre-trial facility in Kenai.

    Posted on 9/15/2022 7:14:22 PM by DPS\cgjohnson

  • AK22096533

    Location: Anchor Point
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/14/2022 at approximately 2321 hours, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a physical altercation at a local business in Anchor Point. Investigation revealed the complainant confronted George Gardner, age 40 of Anchorage, for attempting to steal his vehicle and a physical altercation ensued. Gardner was placed under arrest for Attempted Vehicle Theft 1st Degree, Assault in the 4th Degree, and Drunk on Licensed Premise. Gardner was transported to Homer Jail, where he was remanded. Bail was set at his own recognizance.

    Posted on 9/15/2022 1:54:43 AM by DPS\shsutton

B Detachment

  • AK22096486

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DV Assault 4 & DV Criminal Trespass 1

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/14/2022 at approximately 2005 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded a disturbance on W Dane Court in Wasilla. Investigation revealed Racheal Barnes, age 38 of Wasilla, assaulted a household member and was trespassing on their property. Racheal was arrested for DV Assault in the 4th Degree and DV Criminal Trespass in the 1st Degree. Racheal was remanded into custody at the Mat-Su Pretrial facility.

    Posted on 9/15/2022 3:01:19 AM by DPS\fdmedina

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK22096555

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/15/2022 at approximately 0146 hours, AST Fairbanks Dispatch received a REDDI report advising of an individual possibly driving impaired. AST contacted the subject vehicle and the driver, Stephane Devlin (age 41 of North Pole) was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DUI.

    Posted on 9/15/2022 3:38:18 AM by DPS\jrianacone

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers

  • AK22081375

    Location: Elfin Cove
    Type: Unsworn Falsification

    Dispatch Text:

    On 8/7/2022, Alaska Wildlife Troopers found that Jacob Kumma, age 36 of Australia was possibly making false statements on Commercial Fishing documents as well on sport fishing documents. On 9/13/2022, Alaska Wildlife Troopers were able to locate Jacob in Elfin Cove, where he claimed to live. Investigation revealed Jacob had made false statements on both his Commercial fishing permit and sport fishing license as he is a resident of Australia. Jacob was charged with Unsworn Falsification in the 2nd Degree and issued a citation for False Statement on a License Application. 

    Posted on 9/15/2022 10:10:00 AM by DPS\jaedenshaw

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.