Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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

A Detachment

  • AK23097878

    Location: Sterling
    Type: Warrant Arrest/ Theft 2nd

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/13/2023 Alaksa State Troopers contacted Christopher Allen, age 58 of Sterling Alaska, on the Sterling Highway. A search of records showed Allen was wanted for a $1000 fail to appear for arraignment warrant.  During the contact, Allen was found to be in possession of a stolen handgun. Allen was arrested and remanded to Wildwood Pretrial on his warrant and a charge of Theft 2nd. 

    Posted on 9/19/2023 5:57:02 AM by DPS\ljmcdonald

  • AK23100215

    Location: Kenai
    Type: Violation Condition of Release

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/18/2023 Alaska State Troopers contacted Daniel Scott Wilburn, age 40 of Kenai. Wilburn was intoxicated and found to be on conditions of release that he not possess or consume alcohol. Wilburn was arrested and remanded to Wildwood Pretrial on a charge of Violation his condition of release.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 6:01:37 AM by DPS\ljmcdonald

  • AK23100469

    Location: Kasilof
    Type: DUI, MIW 4, Assault 4x3

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/23 at approximately 1211 hours, AST received a report of a disturbance Kasilof.  AST responded to the scene and investigation revealed Donald Hallstead, 51 of Kasilof was shooting a firearm then drove to his neighbor's house while intoxicated, assaulted his neighbors then went back to his house.  During the investigation and while being detained, Hallstead physically assaulted a trooper.  He was placed under arrest for DUI, MIW 4, and Assault 4 x3 and remanded to Wildwood Pre-Trial. 

    Posted on 9/19/2023 7:49:58 PM by DPS\jehunter

  • AK23100463

    Location: Nikiski, AK
    Type: Assault 4th / Criminal Mischief 5th - Domestic Violence

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/2023 at approximately 1136 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance off Island Lake Road in Nikiski.  Investigation revealed Mckenzie Samantha Hill, age 23 of Nikiski, had assaulted a domestic partner, and torn his clothing.  She was arrested for Assault 4th and Criminal Mischief 5th, both domestic violence charges.  Hill was remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility and held with no bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 8:06:21 PM by DPS\mjwertanen

  • AK23061202

    Location: Sterling, AK
    Type: Warrant arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/2023 at approximately 1100 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Curtis Anthony Larrow, age 48 of Sterling, at a location off Panoramic Drive.  Larrow had outstanding warrants for his arrest for Fail to Appear, the original charges being Assault 4th, Improper Use of Registration and Driving While License Suspended.  He was arrested and remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility.  Bail was set at $500.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 8:09:35 PM by DPS\mjwertanen

  • AK23100196

    Location: Homer
    Type: DUI, MIW 4th (x2), Leaving the Scene of an Accident, VCOR, & DWLR

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/18/2023 at 2021 hours AST received a report of a vehicle in the ditch near Mile 6 East End Road, Homer.  The driver left the scene prior to law enforcement's arrival.  The driver was located nearby and was identified as Gabriella Delligatti, age 39 from Homer.  Investigation determined Gabreilla was under the influence of alcohol, cocaine, and other substances, while being in possession of 2 firearms, on conditions of release, and her license is currently revoked.  Gabriella was arrested and remanded to the Homer Jail for DUI, MIW 4th (x2), Leaving the Scene of an Accident, VCOR, and DWLR.  She was held without bail pending arraignment.  AST would like to thank Homer PD for their assistance.  

    Posted on 9/19/2023 2:43:07 AM by DPS\dwbozman

B Detachment

  • AK23100632

    Location: Palmer
    Type: DV Assault 3, Crim Misc 4

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/23 AST responded to a disturbance on E. Andrews Cir. Following an investigation Jolene Augaiak, age 39 of Palmer, was arrested and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial for domestic violence-related assault in the third degree and criminal mischief in the fourth degree.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 9:59:13 PM by DPS\jrvenable

  • AK23100167

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DV Crim Mis 5

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/18/23 AST responded to a disturbance on S. Salmonberry Street. Following an investigation Elijah Corbin, age 22 of Wasilla, was arrested and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial for domestic violence-related criminal mischief in the fifth degree.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 4:35:53 AM by DPS\jrvenable

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK23100071

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Disturbance

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/18/23 at approximately 1400 hours, AST in Fairbanks responded to a report of a disturbance involving broken windows near Drake St. Investigation showed a member of a group home became upset and broke several items in the household. No charges are being pressed by the group home. 

    Posted on 9/19/2023 7:25:51 AM by DPS\dkmassey

  • AK23097535

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DV Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On September 12th, 2023, at approximately 0855 hours Fairbanks AST received a report of an assault in the area of Wilcox Ave. AST responded. Investigation revealed Harvey Arabie, age 31 of Fairbanks, had committed the crime of Assault in the Fourth Degree. He was arrested and remanded to FCC where he was held without bail. 

    Posted on 9/19/2023 8:39:45 AM by DPS\bbschwarz

  • AK23099631

    Location: Northway
    Type: Criminal Trespass I / Criminal Mischief V

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/17/2023 at approximately 0920 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence in Northway. Investigation revealed property damage had occurred. AST is submitting a report to the District Attorney’s office for a charging decision.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 3:41:30 PM by DPS\vaplotnikov

  • AK23100613

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Stolen Vehicle

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/2023 AST received a report of an abandond vehicle in the ditch, on the Tanana River Dyke around the Peger Road area. An investigation revealed that vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was recovered and returned to the owner. An investigation is ongoing.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 10:36:24 PM by DPS\bkhaley

  • AK23100663

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: Death Investigation

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/2023 AST received a report that Sandra Blewett, age 67 of Fairbanks, was located deceased in her residence.  AST responded to investigate.  No foul play is suspected.  Next of kin has been notified.   

    Posted on 9/19/2023 11:20:40 PM by DPS\bkhaley

E Detachment ...No news reported.

Headquarters ...No news reported.

AK Wildlife Troopers ...No news reported.

AK Bureau of Investigation

  • AK23001721

    Location: Nikiski
    Type: Sexual Abuse of a Minor

    Dispatch Text:

    In December 2022, the Alaska State Troopers received a report that 29-year-old Nikiski resident Cody Scroggins had sexually abused a minor several years earlier. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation’s Soldotna Major Crimes Unit began investigating the allegations. Investigators determined that Scroggins fathered a child with a juvenile female. On September 18, 2023, Scroggins was remanded to Anchorage Correctional Center on one charge of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree without incident.

    Posted on 9/19/2023 2:34:54 PM by DPS\ajmcdaniel

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.