Public safety briefs for April 23, 2019

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Public safety briefs for April 23, 2019

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

On Apr. 17 at 5:41 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team conducted a traffic stop on a maroon 2015 Ford F-150, operated by Angela A. Stauss, 35, of Kasilof. Investigation revealed that Stauss has been housing a wanted felon who had fled on foot from her residence from troopers the previous night. Stauss was arrested for first-degree hindering prosecution and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Apr. 14 at 8:22 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance in the Lowell Point area. Investigation revealed that Pesamino Tofiga, 22, of Seward, had assaulted a family member. Tofiga was arrested on a charge of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to Seward Jail.

On Apr. 13, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on the Sterling Highway in Clam Gulch. During the stop, troopers contacted Christopher Reid, 42, and Terresa Reid, 42, both of Kasilof. After investigation, both Christopher and Terresa were arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial, Terresa on charges of fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and Christopher on a charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

On Apr. 10 at 4:29 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance in the area of Nash Road in Seward. Investigation revealed that Cindy Kent, 27, of Seward, had assaulted a family member. Kent was arrested and taken to Seward Jail on a charge of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

On Apr. 15 at 8:26 p.m., Soldotna police responded to a local business on the Kenai Spur Highway and contacted Laura McKenna, 29, of Sterling. After investigation, McKenna was arrested for fourth-degree theft, violating her court-ordered conditions of release, and second-degree criminal trespass. McKenna was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Apr. 15 at 10:28 p.m., Soldotna police stopped to check on the occupants of a vehicle stopped on the side of the road at Mile 3.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway and contacted Aaron Dillon, 28, of Soldotna. Investigation led to Dillon being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. Another vehicle stopped at the scene, and officers were contacted by Seth B. Asing, 28, of Anchorage. Investigation led to Asing being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 8 at about 1:30 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on the Sterling Highway at Binkley Circle. Adrian Hand, 29, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 13 at 10:15 a.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, with assistance from Anchorage Post, issued a citation to Peter Lis III, 64, of Soldotna, in Anchorage, for failing to submit his permit hunt report for his RC860 caribou permit. Bail was set at $120. An optional court appearance is scheduled in Kenai District Court.

On Apr. 20 at 2:29 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a wallet stolen from a gas station is Nikiski. Investigation is ongoing, and troopers are requesting any assistance in identifying any possible suspects. If you have information pertaining to this incident, please contact Alaska State Troopers.

On Apr. 20 at 4:47 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary after-the-fact a residence on Carver Drive in Kenai. Investigation revealed that the residence had been forcibly entered and many items stolen from within the residence. At his time, investigation is ongoing and troopers are in the process of identifying any possible suspects

On Apr. 19 at 6:16 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted a vehicle at a gas station in Soldotna. One of the occupants was identified as Brittney H. Mackey, 29, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Mackey had several outstanding warrants and was a suspect in a theft case that occurred at a Soldotna business on Apr. 3. Mackey was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on her outstanding warrants and one count of fourth-degree theft.

On Apr. 21 at 3:13 a.m., Alaska State Troopers performed a traffic stop on a 2000 green Subaru. After investigation, Ramey Pipkin, 43, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence and no liability insurance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. Pipkin was to be released on his own recognizance.

On Apr. 20 at about 7:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance-after-the-fact originating at a Kasilof residence. Investigation determined that James Barber, 37, of Kenai had assaulted a female and intentionally damaged a vehicle on scene. Barber was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on $500 bail on charges of fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and tampering with or damaging a vehicle.

On Apr. 20, Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on Vonda Street, near Soldotna. During the traffic stop, troopers contacted Tyler Sargent, 19, of Soldotna, and an underage female and determined that they were both in possession of controlled substances. Both Sargent and the female were charged with fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Sargent was also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

On Apr. 17 at about 10:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a Subaru station wagon for a traffic violation on Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna. A passenger was identified as Amy Sue Birk, 29, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Birk is on probation with the Pretrial Enforcement Division and has conditions of release. Birk was arrested for violating her conditions of release and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Apr. 21 at 8:16 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary and theft from a residence in Sterling. Investigation revealed that multiple tools were taken from a detached garage on the property. Investigation is ongoing.

On Apr. 21 at 8:32 a.m., Kenai police received a report of a male in a vehicle on a local stores parking lot who appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Officers responded and contacted the male. After investigation, David Lusardi, 25, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Apr. 21 at 12:47 p.m., Kenai police responded to a local store for a male who was trespassed from the premises. After officers contacted the trespassed male, Curtis J Parker, 26, of Anchorage, was arrested for second-degree criminal trespass and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 20 at about 3:00 p.m., Breann Lang, 29, of Sterling, walked into the Kenai Police Department to turn herself in on an active warrant. She was arrested on a Soldotna Alaska State Troopers warrant for failure to appear for status hearing on original charges of first-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 20 at 4:38 p.m., Kenai police received a report from a local store about a possible trespasser on the premises. Officers responded and issued a summons to Heather E. Hoke, 24, of Kenai, for second-degree criminal trespass.

On Apr. 20 at 5:31 p.m., Kenai police dispatch received a call from a concerned family member inquiring about the whereabouts of an individual. Kenai police responded to the individual’s last known location and found him. As a result, Joseph Chikoyak, 44, of Kenai, was arrested for violating conditions of release and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 20 at 6:52 p/m/, a Kenai police officer made contact with a wanted person at a local store. As a result, Lisa K.D. Hileman, 24, of Soldotna, was arrested on a Soldotna Alaska State Troopers felony warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation on original charges of petition to revoked probation/no bail, court appointed third party custodian and court appointed conditions of release warrant, as well as, an additional charge for false Information. Hileman was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 20 at 9:53 p.m., multiple Kenai police officers responded to an apartment complex near Mile 14 of Kalifornsky Beach Road for a 911 call about a gun being shot off and the bullet going through the floor of the residence. After investigation, Randal C. Colbenson, 57, of Kenai, was issued a summons for fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon.

On Apr. 19 at 8:36 a.m., the Pretrial Enforcement Department requested that the Kenai Police Department contact Jaycee C. Herrmann, 20, of Kenai, for violating conditions of release. Upon contact, Herrmann was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 19 at 11:24 p.m., Kenai police responded to a report of three young adults smoking and drinking alcohol inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a local business. Kenai police officers were able to make contact with the vehicle at Mile 10 of Kenai Spur Highway. Nadia Davis, 18, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to Wildwood Pretrial. Zachary Johnson, 20, of Soldotna, was arrested for violating probation and was also taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 18, Kenai police arrested Donald Gabree, 51, of Soldotna, on charges of second-degree theft and third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, following investigation into a missing rental car. The vehicle had been rented Mar. 1 and was to have been returned March 3. It was recovered Apr. 2. Gabree was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 17 at 2:20 a.m., Kenai police contacted David A. Allen, 35, of Kenai, near the Kenai Spur Highway and Bridge Access Road. Allen was arrested on a charge of violating conditions of release, following investigation about an occurrence on Apr. 15. He was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 17 at about 7:10 p.m., Kenai police responded to a domestic violence incident in Inlet Woods. Officers witnessed the assault and arrested Jonathan A. Modigh, 54, of Kenai, on a charge of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence). Modigh was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 17 at 11:04 p.m., Kenai police responded to the area of Spur View Drive and Frontage Road on the report of an intoxicated male. Officer investigation led to the arrest of Roy B. Johnson III, 55, of Soldotna, on charges of felony driving under the influence, breath test refusal, and violating conditions of release. Johnson was taken to Wildwood Pretrial, and his vehicle was impounded.

On Apr. 11 at 12:01 p.m., Kenai police were notified of a possible violation of conditions of release. Investigation led to the arrest of John Q. Wilson, 22, of Soldotna, on one count of violating conditions of release and one count of first-degree unlawful contact. Wilson was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 11 at 3:57 p.m. Kenai Police received a report of a theft from a business near Mile 10.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Investigation led to the arrest of Elias Skiba, 23, of Sterling, on a charges of fourth-degree theft and violating conditions of release. An investigation of theft on Apr. 5 from another business near Mile 10.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway resulted in additional charges of fourth-degree theft and violating conditions of release. Skiba was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on all four charges.

On Apr. 11, Elizabeth Oskolkoff, 44, of Kenai, was arrested on a charge of fourth-degree assault, following an incident that occurred Apr. 10 in Soldotna. She was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 10, Kenai Police arrested Anthony C. Larocca, 50, of Kenai, following investigation into a theft that occurred on Mar. 27 at a business near the Kenai Spur Highway and Willow Street. Larocca was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on a charge of third-degree theft.

On Apr. 21 at about 4:40 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to Village Avenue in Nikiski for a report of a domestic violence protective order violation. Investigation lead to the arrest of Amy Elizabeth Kyriss, 28, of Nikiski, who was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

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