Police reports for the week of Nov. 21, 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 Nov. 13 at 12:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation in Soldotna and contacted Timothy Kennedy, 39, of Soldotna. After investigation revealed Kennedy had a suspended license with a prior conviction and that he had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear, he was arrested for driving while license suspended and the warrant and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Nov. 12 at 11:18 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) on Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna. Troopers responded, located the vehicle, and conducted a vehicle stop. After investigation revealed that the driver, Valerie Smith, 33, of Soldotna, was impaired by alcoholic beverages, Smith was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Nov. 14 at 5:56 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a 911 call near Mile 150 of the Sterling Highway. When investigation revealed that Christopher Dubbe, 38, of Anchor Point, had an outstanding warrant on the original charge of driving while license revoked, he was arrested and taken to the Homer Police Department on $50 bail.

On Nov. 14, Alaska State Troopers were notified by Wildwood Correctional Complex that an inmate, Kelli Acton 30, of Sterling, was in possession of a controlled substance. Troopers responded, and Acton was remanded on charges of first-degree promoting contraband and fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances.

On Nov. 15 at 2:06 a.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a physical altercation between a male and female on East Poppy Lane near KB Drive. The physical altercation was still in progress when troopers arrived on scene. The male attempted to flee the scene and was detained. Investigation resulted in Tom Tunutmoak, 21, of Scammon Bay, being arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, where he was held without bail, pending arraignment.

On Nov. 14 at 5:56 a.m., Kenai police responded to a report of a male acting belligerently and in possession of a firearm while intoxicated. After investigation, Kyle W. Moore, 28, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Nov. 13 at 6:06 p.m., Kenai police responded to a report of a male refusing to leave a local Kenai business. After investigation, Matthew Schisel, 38, of Kenai, was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Nov. 13 at 9:01 p.m., Kenai police performed a routine traffic stop near Main Street Loop and Coral Street. After investigation, Robert, K. Harrison, Jr., 57, of Kenai, was arrested for an Alaska State Troopers outstanding warrant for failure to appear and an additional charge of driving while license suspended/revoked and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Nov. 15 at 12:55 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft of surveying equipment from the intersection of Parsons Avenue and Maranatha Lane. The complainant said the equipment is valued at about $21,000. Troopers responded to the area, and investigation showed snowmachine tracks that led to a nearby residence. Troopers found part of the equipment on the property near the snowmachine tracks. Troopers eventually contacted Shon O’Brien, 40, of Nikiski, at the residence. O’Brien admitted to taking the equipment and showed troopers where the other parts of the device were. O’Brien was arrested for second-degree theft and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Nov. 16 at 12:16 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision with injuries near Moose Run Road in Nikiski involving two 1997 Subaru Legacy sedans. The caller reported that one of the vehicles left the scene. That vehicle was located nearby, and investigation revealed that Kade Vincent Lee Robinson, 23, of Nikiski, was the driver of the vehicle that left the scene and a family member of occupants of the other involved vehicle. Robinson was issued misdemeanor citations for no insurance and driving in violation of a learner’s permit. Two occupants of the Subaru that stayed on scene were taken to Central Peninsula Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

On Nov. 17 at 1:15 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Darren Lackey, 35, of Seward, who had a $500 arrest warrant for failure to appear on the original charge of first-degree vehicle theft. Lackey was arrested on the warrant and taken to the Seward Community Jail, with bail set at $500.

On Nov. 14 at 4:26 p.m., Soldotna police responded to a residence on Pace Street for a disturbance. Sherry M. Maestas, 45, of Soldotna, was arrested for second-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Nov. 13 at 1:54 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on the Kenai Spur Highway near the Sterling Highway. Michael C. Fournier, 41, of Massachusetts, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Nov. 11 at 7:17 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle near Mile 1.5 of Funny River Road. Bill E. Magee, 44, of Soldotna, was arrested for felony driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Nov. 10 at 3:04 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle at Mile 1 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Priscilla Chya, 36, of Soldotna, was issued criminal citations for driving while license revoked, driving without liability insurance, and two counts of misuse of registration and released.

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