Public safety briefs for April 2, 2019

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Public safety briefs for April 2, 2019

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

On Mar. 9 at 12:35 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance in the area of Fern Forest Street in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Shane Mullican, 38, of Soldotna, had challenged a neighbor to a fight on the neighbor’s property. Mullican was administered two misdemeanor Alaska Uniform Citations for first-degree criminal trespass and for disorderly conduct.)

On Mar. 28 at 7:44 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a 911 hang up-call. Troopers able to determine the location of the call and responded to the residence in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Richard Foley, 57, of Soldotna, had caused imminent fear of physical injury to a household member and interfered with the report of a crime involving domestic violence. Foley was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and interfering with a report of a crime involving domestic violence.

On Mar. 28 at 3:58 p.m., Alaska State Trooper received a 911 call from a male, identified as Jerald Holweger, 50, of Soldotna, advising that he was intoxicated and needed a ride to the hospital. Troopers responded to Holweger’s residence in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Holweger had conditions of release and was ordered not to consume alcohol. Holweger was found to have consumed alcohol. He was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail for violating conditions of release.

On Mar. 28 at 7:21 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a male trespassing on a neighbor’s property and cutting down trees. Investigation revealed that Joseph Cooper, 52, of Soldotna, had trespassed onto a neighbor’s property and without permission was cutting down trees. Cooper was given misdemeanor Alaska Uniform Citations for first-degree criminal, attempted fourth-degree theft, and fifth-degree criminal mischief.

On Mar. 24 at 3:45 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to an address in the Soldotna area for a reported disturbance. After investigation, Brett Clark, 36, of Soldotna, was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on charges of driving under the influence, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), fifth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence) , interfering with a report of a domestic violence crime, and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons.

On Mar. 23 at 6:15 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a woman destroying property in Nikiski. After investigation, Tanyalin Christopher, 39, of Nikiski, was arrested for criminal mischief and theft and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 23 at 7:27 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a disturbance in the area of Eagleson Avenue in Sterling. Investigation revealed that Brittney Fattore, 29, of Seward, had physically assaulted a male and damaged property. Investigation also showed that Fattore was on conditions of release and was in violation of those conditions. Fattore was arrested for fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief, interfering with report of a domestic violence crime, second-degree unlawful contact, and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Mar. 22 at 10:54 p.m., Alaska State Troopers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle for a moving violation. Investigation revealed that driver Kinley Frazier, 59, of Soldotna, Frazier had an outstanding arrest warrant for fail to comply with electronic monitoring on the original charge of driving under the influence, no bail. Investigation also revealed that Frazier was operating a motor vehicle while impaired. Methamphetamines were later discovered in the vehicle. Frazier was arrested for driving under the influence, refusal, fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances, and on the warrant and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Mar. 28 at 2:28 a.m., Kenai police received a report of a domestic violence restraining order violation. Officers responded, and Tammy M. Tepp, 29, of Kenai, was arrested on a charge of violating a domestic violence restraining order and a charge of violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Mar. 28 at 8:42 p.m., Kenai police had contact with Crystal D.A. Aragon, 32, of Soldotna, on South Spruce Street, following a traffic complaint. A routine records check resulted in Aragon being arrested on two felony Soldotna Alaska State Troopers warrants: failure to appear for arraignment on the original charge of petition to revoked probation, two counts, $500 bail, and failure too appear for arraignment on the original charge of petition to revoke probation for technical violation, two counts, $500 bail (total bail $1,000). Aragon was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on the warrants.

On Mar. 28, following continued investigation into thefts from two local businesses that occurred on Mar. 9, Kenai police charged Brian C. Faulkner, 37, of Anchorage, with additional charges of second-degree theft, first-degree hindering prosecution, and two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Faulkner was already incarcerated at Wildwood on a charge of second-degree theft.

On Mar. 27 at 2:39 p.m., Kenai police had contact with Suzi S. Hutchins, 25 of Kasilof, at the end of Broad Street. A routine records check resulted in Hutchins being arrested on an outstanding Soldotna Alaska State Troopers warrant on the original charge of violating conditions of release, no bail. Hutchins was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 27 at 4:41 p.m., Kenai police assisted Pretrial Enforcement in the arrest of Aaron F. Sterling, 29 of Kenai, on four Soldotna Alaska State Troopers warrants: a felony warrant for failure to appear for omnibus hearing on the original charges of first-degree theft, two counts of second-degree theft, two counts of second-degree burglary, two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, two counts of first-degree burglary, and first-degree vehicle theft, bail $5,000; a misdemeanor failure to appear for status hearing on the original charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief, $5,000 bail; a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear for status hearing on the original charge of thee counts of fourth-degree theft, $5,000 bail; and an arrest warrant for violating conditions of release, no bail. Sterling was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on the warrants.

On Mar. 27 at 11:35 p.m., Kenai police received a complaint of an unknown female continually ringing a doorbell and refusing to leave a residence near Rogers Road and Norman Street. Officers responded, and investigation led to the arrest of Sarah M. Tressler, 26, of Kenai, for driving under the influence. Tressler was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 29 at about 3:00 p.m., Alaska State Troopers located a silver 2004 Volvo XC-70, that had been reported stolen by the vehicle owner. The Volvo was located at Mile 20.5 Kalifornsky Beach Road and had two occupants in the vehicle, the driver, Alisha N. Shinn, 32, of Sterling, and the passenger, Jacob F. Moody, 27, of Moose River. Shinn was arrested for first-degree vehicle theft and third-degree criminal mischief. Moody was arrested for first-degree vehicle theft, third-degree criminal mischief, and promoting contraband. Both were taken Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail. The vehicle was returned to the owner.

On Mar. 30 at 3:18 a.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers received a report of a single-car rollover accident in Sterling. After investigation, Krystal George, 32, of Sterling, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, refusal to submit to a chemical test, and failure to give immediate notice of an accident and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.On Mar. 30 at 5:12 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an intoxicated female creating a disturbance at a residence in Soldotna. Troopers responded to the area and located the female, Hannah Hoelscher, 56, of Kenai. During contact with Hoelscher, she committed the crime of disorderly conduct. She was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on the charge of disorderly conduct, to be released on her own recognizance. On Mar. 29 at 7:49 p.m., Anchor Point Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation near Mile 143 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that Chance Harris, 45, of Homer, was driving under the influence of alcohol and had violated his conditions of probation. Harris was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail. On Mar. 29 at 10:07 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a convenience store in Kasilof. After investigation, Clayton Nelson, 24, of Kasilof, was arrested and charged with third-degree and fourth-degree assault and reckless driving and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 29 at 11:21 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Knackstedt Street in Soldotna. Troopers arrived on scene and contacted four occupants of a gray 1999 Chevrolet Blazer. Investigation revealed that Anthony Little, 21, of Nikiski, was in possession of 3.91g of methamphetamines, and concealed on his person was a handgun. Investigation also showed that Caroline Mollet, 36, of Nikiski, was in possession of a Mossberg 500 12 gauge shotgun and a number of pills, ranging from a Schedule IIIA to Schedule IVA controlled substances. Little was arrested for second-degree, third-degree and fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances and second-degree, fourth-degree and fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons. Mollet was arrested for third-degree and fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances and second-degree misconduct involving weapons. Little and Mollet were taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility and held without bail.

On Apr. 1 at 12:33 a.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a vehicle near Mile 83 of the Sterling Highway for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed that Randy Marcrum, 52, of Sterling, was driving while his license was revoked, due to a previous driving under the influence conviction. Further investigation revealed that a passenger in the vehicle, Monika Howard, 42, of Kenai, had two outstanding warrants for her arrest. Marcrum was issued a misdemeanor citation for driving while license revoked and released on scene. Howard was arrested for the warrants and was additionally charged with providing false information to a police officer. Howard was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $1,500 bail.

On Apr. 1 at about 2:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Brittney Fattore, 29, of Seward, at Mile 91 of the Sterling Highway, after she was observed driving a vehicle. Fattore currently has conditions of release in two Kenai Court cases that prohibit her from driving or consuming alcohol. She had done both. Fattore was arrested for violating her conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail, pending arraignment.

On Mar. 31 at 8:33 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received and responded to call about a vehicle in the ditch on Kowakan Road, off Tote Road and located Richard Followell, 57 of Soldotna, in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. Investigation revealed that Followell was intoxicated. Followell was arrested, charged with driving under the influence, and taken to Wildwood Pretrial, where he was remanded and released on his own recognizance.

On Mar. 17 at 12:59 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report of a vehicle driving recklessly. Troopers located and stopped the vehicle on Tern Avenue in Kenai. After investigation, Bryce Cross, 30, of Kenai, was arrested for felony driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Mar. 16 at 8:22 p.m. Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Knutsen Avenue in Soldotna. The driver of the vehicle, William Samson, 60, of Soldotna, was found to be driving under the influence of controlled substances and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Samson was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on $1,000 bail for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and driving under the influence.

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