Public safety briefs for April 25, 2019

Public safety briefs for April 25, 2019

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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. 22 at about 3:40 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Katheryn Heazlett, 28, of Nikiski, on Nikishka Beach Road in Nikiski. Investigation revealed that Heazlett was in violation of her conditions of release from a prior assault case after she was found to be in contact with the victim. She was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Apr. 22 at about 8:20 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a vehicle passing a school bus that had its stop arm out, lights flashing, and kids boarding. The bus driver able to write down the truck’s license plate number. Troopers later contacted the driver, who admitted to having been in the area at the time of the report. The driver was issued a misdemeanor citation for failure to stop for a school bus.

On Apr. 22 at 10:55 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted a suspicious vehicle at the Riverview Tesoro in Kasilof. Investigation revealed that the license plates on the vehicle did not match. Tony Watson, 55, of Clam Gulch, was issued a misdemeanor citation for improper use of plates and released on scene.

On Apr. 22 at 8:45 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary and theft at a seasonal residence in Ninilchik. An 88-year-old male, of Ninilchik, reported that three sheds on his property had been broken into over the winter and items taken. The investigation is ongoing.

On Apr. 23 at 3:57 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that the driver, Aaron Williams, 24, of Sterling, had an outstanding warrant. Further investigation revealed that one of the passengers, Shannon Gries, 41, of Sterling, also had an outstanding warrant. Both were arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, Williams on $2,500 bail and Gries on $50 bail.

On Apr. 23 at about 6:00 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted a red 1997 Ford Escort at a residence on West Poppy Lane in Soldotna for an investigation, which revealed that Tarik A. Dukowitz, 21, of Soldotna, had an active arrest warrant for violating conditions of release. Dukowitz was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Apr. 18 at 9:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received information that a sex offender had moved to NJ Court in Anchor Point and was not registered. Investigation showed that Robbie Satterwhite, 51, of Anchor Point, was a convicted sex offender and had failed to register after changing his residence address. Satterwhite was given summons to appear in court and released.

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