Police reports for the week of Sept. 19, 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 Sept. 10 at about 9:40 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of an assault at Wildwood Pretrial Facility. Investigation revealed that Ivory Trenton, 30, of Nikiski, had assaulted a corrections officer. Trenton was remanded at Wildwood Pretrial for assault.

On Sept. 11 at about 10:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a multiple-vehicle collision near Mile 89 on the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that Sarge Howell, 19, of Soldotna, was legally passing another vehicle on the left when the vehicle he was passing activated its left turn signal and turned left, causing a collision. Both vehicles were unable to be driven from the scene. Only minor injuries were reported. Another vehicle travelling in the area hit road debris, causing it to become disabled. Howell was cited for improper overtaking on the left and released on scene.

On Sept. 11 at 7:56 a.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers were contacted by Edward Swegle, 69, of Ninilchik, reporting he had shot a sub-legal bull moose in Ninilchik. Investigation revealed the moose did not meet the antler requirements for Unit 15. The moose and antlers were seized. Swegle was issued a citation for a mandatory court appearance at the Homer Court. The moose meat was donated to a charity.

On Sept. 8 at 8:49 a.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers were contacted by Kenneth Baker, 40, of Nikiski, who reported he had shot a sub-legal bull moose in Nikiski. Investigation revealed the moose did not meet the antler requirements for Unit 15. The moose and antlers were seized. Baker was issued a citation for a mandatory court appearance in the Kenai Court. The moose meat was donated to a charity.

On Sept. 7 at 12:58 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers were contacted by Michael O’Leary, 30, of New Jersey, reporting he had shot a sub-legal bull moose in Kasilof. Investigation revealed the moose did not meet the antler requirements for Unit 15. The moose and antlers were seized. O’Leary was issued a citation for a mandatory court appearance in the Kenai Court. The moose meat was donated to a charity.

On Sept. 13 at about midnight, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of people arguing loudly in the Soldotna area. Investigation revealed that one of the involved people, Jacob Daniel, 26, of Soldotna, had consumed alcoholic beverages and was impaired. Daniel has court-ordered conditions of release from a pending driving under the influence charge that prohibit him from possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages. He was arrested for violating his conditions of release and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Sept. 13 at about 1:50 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to 4 Royal Parkers, a bar in Soldotna, for the report of an intoxicated subject refusing to leave. Sean Ethan Otis Sikvayugak, 21, of Anchorage, was heavily intoxicated and refused to leave after numerous requests by bar management. Upon arrival, troopers and a Soldotna police officer attempted to place Sikvayugak under arrest. He resisted and head-butted a trooper. Investigation resulted in Sikvayugak being arrested for fourth-degree assault, access of drunken persons to licensed premises, resisting/interfering with arrest, and second-degree criminal trespass.

On Sept. 12 at 3:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop for moving and equipment violations on West Poppy Lane in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that the driver, Crystal Kirkpatrick, 31, of Soldotna, was impaired by and in possession of controlled substances. She was arrested for driving under the influence and two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances. A search warrant was granted for a legal blood draw. Kirkpatrick indicated she would resist the blood draw, which she did. During the blood draw, she assaulted two troopers, created a loud disturbance at the hospital, and damaged personal and state property. She was also arrested for two counts of fourth-degree assault on a police officer, two counts of fifth-degree criminal mischief, and disorderly conduct. While being remanded at Wildwood Pretrial, more controlled substances were found concealed on her person, and she was additionally arrested for first-degree promoting contraband. The involved troopers received minor injuries that required no medical treatment.

On Sept. 12 at 11:38 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to Baranoff Road in Nikiski at the report of a male who cut off his Pretrial Enforcement Division ankle monitor. The male was located and identified as Timothy William Hopper, 33, of Nikiski. Hopper was arrested on charges of second-degree escape and violating conditions of release for a felony and was taken to Wildwood without bail.

On Sept. 13 at 7:45 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers, along with the Alaska State Troopers K-9 Unit, attempted service of a warrant on Seth A. Fulton, 32, of Sterling, at a residence located in Sterling. Fulton currently had two outstanding warrants for his arrest, totaling $5,000, and a third warrant for his arrest without bail, stemming from the original charges of violating parole, violating probation, burglary, and third-degree assault. Fulton was located in a trailer on the property. He complied and walked out of the trailer and was arrested without further incident.

On Sept. 10 at 10:42 p.m., after receiving a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report, Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on the Sterling Highway near Devin Drive. Naomi Mistor, 42, of Willow, was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Aug. 25 at about 7:50 p.m., Soldotna police received report of a stolen vehicle from The Oil Exchange. At about the same time, the stolen vehicle was reported to be involved in a one-vehicle rollover on Jowers Drive. Investigation led to Samual M. Myers, 19, of Soldotna, being charged with first-degree vehicle theft, two counts of second-degree theft, third degree assault, and reckless driving.

On Aug. 14 at 6:45 p.m., Soldotna police received a report of a shoplifter who had removed $817.79 worth of merchandise from the Fred Meyer store without payment. The female suspect abandoned the stolen property in the parking lot and fled the scene in a vehicle after contact by loss prevention employees. Investigation led to the arrest of Kayla C. Heinrich, 24, of Kenai, for second-degree theft, and she was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Sept. 14, a road construction crew working near Mile 58 of the Sterling Highway unearthed a partial stick of unexploded dynamite with a blasting cap inserted and requested assistance from the FBI, which disposed of the ordnance on-site with a controlled detonation. The dynamite is believed to have been in place since the original construction of the Sterling Highway.

On Sept. 14, a road construction crew working near Mile 58 of the Sterling Highway unearthed a partial stick of unexploded dynamite with a blasting cap inserted and requested assistance from the FBI, which disposed of the ordnance on-site with a controlled detonation. The dynamite is believed to have been in place since the original construction of the Sterling Highway.

On Sept. 14 at 8:21 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team, with the assistance of Alaska Wildlife Troopers, responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Effie Street in Nikiski. Upon arrival, investigation revealed that Ryan E. Doty, 36, of Kenai, on conditions of release with an ankle monitor for charges including but not limited to theft, vehicle theft, and violating conditions of release, got into an argument. The argument between the two was reported to have gotten physical at some point. No injuries were reported. Doty was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and violating conditions of release and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Sept. 16 at about 7:00 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted search efforts to locate Darryl Brewer, 58, of Kenai, after learning he was in violation of his custodial duties. Brewer was located, and the investigation revealed he was not within sight and sound of his assigned third party. Brewer was arrested for violation of custodian’s duty and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

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