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On 08/04/21 at 2337 hours, AST responded to a residence in Wasilla for the report of a burglary and theft of multiple household items including a firearm and a 2009 Hyundai Sonata. On 08/06/21, AST recovered the majority of the stolen items including the firearm and vehicle. The investigation resulted in the arrests of Thomas Bourasaw, age 19 of Wasilla, and Elijah Petersen, age 23 of Palmer. Both were remanded into custody at the MSPT facility in Palmer and held without bail for the original charges of Burglary in the 1st Degree, Theft in the 2nd Degree x 2 counts, Vehicle Theft in the 1st Degree, and Criminal Trespassing in the 1st Degree. Petersen was also charged with Tampering with Evidence.
Posted on 8/7/2021 6:09:39 AM by DPS\lephillips