Public safety briefs for April 29, 2019

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

On Apr. 24, Donald W. Gabree, 51, of Nikiski, was arrested for first-degree burglary, second-degree theft, tampering with physical evidence, and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail. This is an ongoing investigation, and additional suspects have been identified.

On Apr. 24 at 11:28 p.m., Alaska State Troopers was on patrol in the Kasilof area and contacted the driver of red Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ariya Roundy, 21, of Kasilof. who had an active arrest warrant for violation of conditions of release. Roundy was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Apr. 24 at 6:25 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on Binkley Street near Little Avenue. Denise Gilliam, 31, of Soldotna, was issued a criminal citation for driving while license revoked and released.

On Apr. 24 at 11:18 p.m., Soldotna police responded to a disturbance at the Central Peninsula Hospital. Investigation found that Laura Hinz, 32, of Soldotna, had been consuming alcohol in violation of her court-ordered conditions of release. Hinz was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Apr. 6 at about 2:50 a.m., Soldotna police responded to a residence on Redoubt Avenue for a disturbance and contacted Zachary Stark, 20, of Soldotna, who was intoxicated and in possession of psilocybin mushrooms. Stark was arrested for a probation violation and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail. He was also cited for minor consuming alcohol.

On Apr. 24, Kenai police investigated a hit-and-run accident with injury that occurred on Apr. 23. Sierra D. Scott, 24, of Kenai was arrested on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on Apr. 24.

On Apr. 24, an assault that occurred on Mar. 31 at a residence in Kenai resulted in the arrest of Ford A. Kirschner, 20, of Nikiski, on charges of second-degree, third-degree, and fourth-degree assault. Kirschner was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on the charges.

On Apr. 22 at 2:12 p.m., a male who had an active warrant. As a result, David P. Willis, 34, of Wasilla, was arrested on a $1,000 Palmer Alaska State Troopers warrant for failure to appear for misdemeanor pretrial conference hearing re criminal non-support, cash appearance. Willis was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Apr. 25, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a motorist assist/welfare check near Kenai. During the check, troopers contacted Travis Johnson, 38, of Soldotna, who was found to have multiple warrants for his arrest. Johnson was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on warrants for second-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree theft, and two counts of second-degree forgery and held on a $2,500 bail.

On Apr. 25 at 6:44 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance in the area of Mile 12.5 of Funny River Road in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Gregory Saathoff, 52, of Soldotna, had physically assaulted another person and recklessly placed them in fear of imminent serious physical injury by means of a dangerous instrument. Investigation also showed that Saathoff had operated a motor vehicle while impaired. Saathoff was arrested for third-degree and fourth-degree assault and driving under the influence and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Apr. 27 at 11:28 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team responded to assist the Kenai Police Department for a report of a suspicious male looking into the windows of Kenai businesses during closed business hours. Upon arrival, troopers contacted an irate, uncooperative male, who refused to identify himself, but was later identified as Christopher D. Stroh, 34, of Sterling. During an attempted detention of Stroh, a physical altercation occurred. Stroh was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $500 bail on the charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

On Apr. 26 at 10:13 a.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a 2010 GMC pickup for speeding near Mile 39 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that David Myers, 46, of Anchorage, was driving with a revoked license. Myers was issued a misdemeanor citation for driving while license revoked and released to a licensed driver.

On Apr. 28 at 8:54 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault that had occurred on Sary Su Street in Anchor Point. Investigation showed that Robin Crocker, 31, of Anchor Point, had assaulted a family member during an argument. Crocker was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail, pending arraignment.

On Apr. 24, Janel Harris, 45, of Seldovia, was issued a citation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Anchor Point Post, for failure to report her 2018 RG364 goat hunt within 10 days after the season closed. Bail was set at $120 in Homer Court.

On Apr. 28 at about 8:40 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance on a property in the Anchor Point area. Investigation revealed that Steven Reeves, 34, of Homer, fired a single shot toward the property owner after being confronted. Reeves was contacted after he was reported leaving the scene in his vehicle. He was arrested for one count of third-degree assault, third-degree misconduct involving weapons, fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, and first-degree criminal trespass.

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