Police reports for the week of June 20, 2021

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Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement records and contains arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.

On June 12 at 1:31 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a person unlawfully entering a residence in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Angela Glaves, 45, of Anchorage, unlawfully entered a residence though a back door, broke a window at the house, struck the house with her vehicle, and tore a pair of fishing pants before fleeing the scene. Further investigation revealed that Angela Glaves went to another residence in Kasilof, broke a car window and a house window, damaged the hood of another car, and attempted to flee the scene. Glaves was arrested and placed in the back of a patrol vehicle. While troopers were investigating the scene, she urinated in the rear seat of the patrol car. Glaves was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Services for first-degree criminal mischief, two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, reckless driving, and failing to provide information about striking the house with her vehicle.

On June 10 and June 11, Alaska State Trooper responded to a disturbance in Nikiski. Following investigation, Timothy Hopper, 33, of Nikiski, was arrested for second-degree, third-degree and two counts of fourth-degree assault, third-degree, fourth-degree and two counts of first-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving, reckless endangerment, first-degree harassment, driving under the influence, refusal of chemical test, disorderly conduct, and third-degree misconduct involving weapons and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On June 11 at 5:45 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers received a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in Nikiski. Troopers responded, and the investigation revealed that Sandra Kidder, 61, of Nikiski, had assaulted an adult female family member by strangling her. Kidder was arrested for domestic violence second-degree assault and fourth-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail, pending arraignment.

On June 11 at 7:24 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe for weaving and crossing the centerline on South Miller Loop Road in Nikiski. After investigation, Gary Gibson, 69, of Nikiski, was arrested for driving under the influence and driving while license revoked. A passenger in the vehicle, John Hansen, 42, of Nikiski, was arrested for fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Both were taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On June 12 at around 11:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers in Soldotna contacted Tanner Geiser, 33, of Soldotna, at a residence near Beacon Hill Street for questioning regarding a reported theft. After investigation revealed that Geiser was in possession of the stolen wheels and tires in question, he was arrested for second-degree theft, first-degree criminal trespass, fourth-degree criminal mischief, tampering with or damaging a vehicle, and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On June 13 at about 11:20 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team conducted a traffic stop near Mile 42 of the Sterling Highway on a black 2016 Dodge Charger for traveling above the posted speed limit. A check in the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) check revealed that driver Mark Robert Donithan, 18, of Anchorage, had an outstanding warrant, $100.00 bail, for his arrest for failure to appear in court on the original charge of driving in violation of an instruction permit. Donithan was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On June 12 at 4:45 hours a.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point responded to a single-vehicle collision where both occupants were entrapped at Mile 153 of the Sterling Highway. The driver sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken via LifeMed to an Anchorage area hospital for treatment. The passenger received minor injuries and was taken to a Kenai Peninsula area Hospital. The Soldotna General Investigative Unit responded to the scene to conduct scene mapping. The cause of the accident is unknown, and the investigation is ongoing.

On June 14 at about 2:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a property off Holt Lamplight Road in Nikiski. While there, contact was made with Meghan Lewis Pugh, 36, of Eagle River. Investigation revealed Pugh had two outstanding arrest warrants and is on felony parole. Pugh was arrested on a parole warrant on an original charge of manslaughter and the second warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation for the manslaughter and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On June 15 at 1:51 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Mile 105 of the Sterling Highway. After investigation, Kristopher Austin Marquis, 34, of Sterling, was cited for driving while license suspended, with previous convictions.

On June 14 at 1:34 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Mile 18 of the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Jimmy Lusk, 58, of Nikiski, was cited for driving while license suspended, with previous convictions.

On June 15 at 7:17 a.m., Kenai police responded to a reported assault off Peninsula Avenue. Nicholas Bernier, 29, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence) and taken to Wildwood Correctional Facility.

On June 13 at 2:49 a.m., Kenai police performed a routine traffic stop on the Kenai Spur Highway near Linwood Lane. After investigation, the driver, Aaron R. Wirtanen, 21, of Soldotna, was arrested for a no bail Alaska State Troopers failure to appear warrant on original charges of driving under the influence and petition to revoke probation and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On June 12 at 8:30 p.m., Kenai police responded to a 911 report of a dangerous driver. Officers located the vehicle and, after investigation, Monika Howard, 44, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and petition to revoke probation and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On June 17, Anthony D.H, Kitchen, 33, of Kenai, was arrested for third-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On June 16 at about 12:50 a.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop near First Avenue and Main Street Loop. Tausha N. Cornell, 22, of Kenai, was issued a summons for fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Kristi L. Eide-Segura, 28, of Kenai, was issued a summons for two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

On June 17 at 1:35 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted John Peterson, 50, of Soldotna, during a traffic stop and found him to be driving while his license was revoked, with a previous conviction of driving while license revoked within the past 10 years. Peterson was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On June 17, Alaska State Troopers responded to a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Drive Immediately) report in Kasilof. After investigation, Jolene Clark, 55, of Kasilof, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On June 16 at about 4:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off South Miller Loop Road in Nikiski to investigate a disturbance that occurred on June 14. Investigation revealed that Edward “Dewayne” Baker, 49, of Nikiski, had thrown frozen food at a family member, causing injury/pain. Baker was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail on a charge of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence). During the investigation, contact was also made with Miranda Lynn Martinez, 34, of Nikiski. Investigation revealed that Martinez is on felony probation on the original charge of attempted second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance with conditions not to be around other felons or possess prohibited weapons or controlled substance/paraphernalia. After a weapon and drug paraphernalia were located, Martinez was arrested and taken without bail to Wildwood Pretrial on charges of third-degree misconduct involving weapons and violating probation

On June 16 at 9:39 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Jasen Suonvieri, 27, of Soldotna, in his vehicle, unconscious at the wheel. After investigation found Suonvieri to be intoxicated by alcohol, he was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On June 15 at 1:51 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Mile 105 of the Sterling Highway. Kristopher Austin Marquis, 34, of Sterling, was found to be driving the vehicle. Investigation revealed Marquis had a suspended license, and he was cited for driving while license suspended with previous convictions.

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