Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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

A Detachment

  • AK22095575

    Location: Sterling, AK
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/20/2022 at approximately 1123 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted Jason Ray McKenna, age 31 of Sterling at a residence off Robinson Loop.  He was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest for Burglary and Theft.  He was arrested and remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility where he was held with no bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 9/20/2022 7:15:37 PM by DPS\mjwertanen

B Detachment

  • AK22098771

    Location: Big Lake
    Type: Assault in 4th DV

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/20/2022, at approximately 2104 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report for a disturbance in the area of S. Jib Cir. Big Lake, AK. Further investigation revealed, Margaret Chya age 61 of Big Lake, assaulted a family member. Chya was arrested for Assault in the 4th, DV. Chya was transported to Mat-Su Pretrial without incident and held without bail.   

    Posted on 9/20/2022 11:39:07 PM by DPS\jtperron

  • AK22043599

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Warrant Arrest

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/20/2022 at approximately 0122 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Settler’s Bay Drive in Wasilla, attempting to locate Jamie Wooley age 28 of Wasilla who had multiple warrants for her arrest.  Wooley was located sleeping in a vehicle in the driveway and taken into custody without incident.  Wooley was transported to Matsu Pretrial where she was remanded on a $250 Felony warrant for VCOR on the O/C Vehicle Theft 1st, Theft 2nd, and Criminal Trespass 1st, $250 misdemeanor warrant for FTA on the O/C of Theft 4th and Criminal Trespass 1st, and $100 misdemeanor warrant for FTA on the O/C of Concealment of Merchandise.

    Posted on 9/20/2022 3:58:52 AM by DPS\sanorman

  • AK22098317

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: DUI

    Dispatch Text:

    On 9/19/2022 at approximately 2021 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Parks Hwy near mile marker 52. The at-fault driver was identified as Jacqueline Hand-Justis, age 42 of Big Lake. Investigation revealed she was driving while under the influence. She was arrested and remanded at Palmer Pretrial. The bail was set at $300.

    Posted on 9/20/2022 5:47:34 AM by DPS\jmanspaugh

  • AK22098509

    Location: Wasilla
    Type: Violation of a protection order

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/20/22 at 1047 hours, AST responded for a welfare check in Wasilla. Once on scene AST contacted a female who stated she has a valid domestic violence protection order against a family member who was at her residence. Investigation revealed William Podraza, age 41 of Wasilla, was violating a domestic violence protection order by being at the residence. AST contacted Podraza who resisted arrest and had caused damage the residence costing more than $750.00. Podraza was arrested and remanded at Matsu Pretrial for violating a domestic violence protection order, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief in the 3rd degree.  

    Posted on 9/20/2022 4:14:12 PM by DPS\jfspieth

C Detachment ...No news reported.

D Detachment

  • AK22098411

    Location: Fairbanks
    Type: DV Assault

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/20/22 at approximately 0634 hours, Fairbanks AST received a report of a disturbance near Polar Dr, in Fairbanks AK. Investigation revealed that Mark Ciloci assaulted his girlfriend today and  and on 09/09/22. Mark was arrested and remanded to FCC on 2 counts of Assault 4.

    Posted on 9/20/2022 11:47:55 AM by DPS\jdschoeffel

  • AK22098069

    Location: NORTH POLE
    Type: Death

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/19/22 at approximately 0808 hours, FECC reported EMS was performing CPR on a 61 year old male near Lineman Ave, in North Pole, AK. Investigation revealed that the male likely died of a heart attack. No foul play was observed. Next of kin was notified.

    Posted on 9/20/2022 11:51:36 AM by DPS\jdschoeffel

  • AK22098761

    Location: Northway
    Type: DV Criminal Mischief

    Dispatch Text:

    On 09/20/2022 at approximately 1713 hours, AST received a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in Northway. Investigation led to the arrest of Shanice Albert, 29 of Northway. Shanice was charged with Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree for intentionally damaging property at the residence valued at approximately $350.00. Shanice was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center to be held without bail pending arraignment.

    Posted on 9/20/2022 11:33:35 PM by DPS\tmrosario

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.