Police reports for the week of Oct. 17, 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 Oct. 8 at 10:34 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) on the Sterling Highway in Soldotna. Troopers responded, located the vehicle, and conducted a vehicle stop. When investigation revealed that the driver, Kristie Fuller, 42, of Kenai, was impaired by controlled substances, she was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Oct. 9 at 9:25 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers Dispatch received a report from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) that a 61-year-old woman had not returned from a hunting trip on Green Island, located in Prince William Sound. At about 10:10 p.m., the USCG reported that the woman was located on the island by air assets and extracted from the island without incident. No injuries were reported.

On Oct. 11 at about 4:00 a.m., a vehicle identified as a 2018 silver Subaru was reported stolen from Anchor Point. The vehicle almost struck two Alaska State Troopers who were conducting a driving under the influence investigation near Mile 102.5 of the Sterling Highway. The driver was reported to be operating the vehicle under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Soldotna Police Department attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, which was traveling at a high rate of speed into Soldotna. The Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team responded to the vehicle pursuit. The driver was identified as a 17-year-old male minor, of Anchor Point. Investigation revealed he was driving the stolen vehicle while under the influence. Stop sticks were successfully deployed, and the vehicle came to a stop near Mile 74.5 of the Sterling Highway. Due to being a juvenile, the driver was issued a summons to Kenai Court and was taken to the Kenai Pretrial Youth Facility on charges of vehicle theft, driving under the influence, first-degree eluding, minor consuming alcohol, and minor operating after consuming alcohol.

On Oct. 10, Rickey D, Epling, 51, of Soldotna, was arrested on an Alaska State Troopers no bail warrant for violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. On Oct. 9 at 1:27 a.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop near Mile 12 of the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Tiffinie A. Randall, 28, of Nikiski, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Oct. 9 at 9:59 p.m., Kenai police responded to reports of a disturbance. After investigation, Clara M. Hootch, 40, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and third-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Sept. 25, Billy J. Robinson, 41, of Kenai was arrested at a local Kenai business for violating conditions of release. On Oct. 8 at 7:45 p.m., Kenai police responded to a local business for reports of an intoxicated male walking around. After investigation, Billy J. Robinson, 41, of Kenai, was arrested for violating conditions of release, fourth-degree theft, and first-degree harassment and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 5 at 1:39 a.m., the Kenai Police Department received a report of a possible assault at a residence off Alder Avenue in Kenai. After investigation, James R. Rabon, 35, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 5 at 8:19 p.m., Kenai police received a report of a possible assault at a residence off Sprucewood Drive. After investigation, Kahana L. Jacko, 39, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 4 at 11:27 a.m., Kenai police received a report of a disturbance at a residence off Sterling Court. After investigation, Clinton R. Lageson, 37, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence related) and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 4 at 3:01 p.m., Kenai police received a report of an ongoing dispute at a residence off the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Jerad S. Davison, 38, of Kenai was arrested for an Alaska State Troopers warrant for failure to contact Wildwood Pretrial Facility to schedule remand on original charges of fourth-degree assault (no bail). Davison was taken to Wildwood Pretrial. Neil A. Hayes, 76, of Kenai, was also arrested for violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 4 at 4:53 p.m., an officer with the Kenai Police Department located a wanted subject at a local business off the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Daniel A. Spiers, 34, of Kenai, was arrested for an Alaska State Troopers warrant for failure to contact Wildwood Pretrial for remand on original charges of fourth-degree assault (no bail) and an Alaska State Troopers no bail warrant for failure to contact Wildwood Pretrial for remand on original charges of petition to revoke probation and driving while license suspended/revoked. Spiers was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 10 at 8:58 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence in Soldotna. Troopers responded, and investigation revealed that Robert Connor Paulk, 28, of Soldotna, had assaulted a family member and damaged property. Paulk was arrested for domestic violence related second-degree assault and fifth-degree criminal mischief and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Oct. 11 at about 1:10 a.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers stopped a white Ford Ranger for speeding near Mile 101.5 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation resulted in the driver, a 17-year-old male, of Soldotna, being charged with driving under the influence and issued minor offense citations for driving without a license, minor consuming alcohol, and minor operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol, plus a speeding citation. A passenger in the vehicle, Nikolas Basson, 19, of Soldotna, was issued a minor offense citation for minor consuming alcohol. A second passenger, Lucas Standifer, 18, of Soldotna, was arrested for sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating conditions of release and was additionally issued a minor offense citation for minor consuming alcohol. Standifer was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. Basson and the 17-year-old male were released to a responsible adult.

On Oct. 12 at 10:21 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on Birch Street and arrested Joshua Van Hout, 26, of Soldotna, for driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving while license revoked, and violating his court-ordered conditions of release. After his arrest, Van Hout was found to be in possession of a pair of brass knuckles, and the license plate displayed on his vehicle belonged to another vehicle. He was additionally charged with fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and misuse of registration and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Oct. 11 at 9:57 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on the Sterling Highway near Riverside Drive. Derrick Hurd, 28, of Sterling, was arrested for driving while revoked and on two outstanding warrants and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on $1,250 bail.

On Oct. 9 at 1:37 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on East Redoubt Avenue at Swiftwater Park Road. Frank Kenworthy, 19, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license revoked, and driving with no vehicle liability insurance. Kenworthy, who is on felony probation, was also found to be in possession of more than one ounce of marijuana with the intent to distribute and was charged with fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Oct. 8 at 11:48 a.m., officers with the Pretrial Enforcement Division requested police assistance at a residence in the River Terrace RV Park. Investigation showed that Sarah Urdahl, 38, of Soldotna, was in possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Urdahl was arrested for two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one count of violating her court-ordered conditions of release and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 1, Soldotna police received several reports of criminal mischief at different locations in Soldotna. The damage included a slashed tire, a broken car window and a broken window in a building. Investigation led to the arrest of Jimmie Singree, 47, of Soldotna, for third-degree criminal mischief.

On Oct. 13 at 4:35 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers received a call about a physical disturbance at a residence near Soldotna involving Burton Haviland, 58, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed Haviland caused injury to a family member, damaged property in the residence, and had driven to the residence intoxicated. Haviland was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), fourth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence), and driving under the influence of alcohol and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

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