Public safety briefs for Aug. 14

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Information 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 Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited George Moody, 42 of Anchorage, for taking salmon in a closed area in the Kasilof River personal use dipnet fishery. Bail was set for $220 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Jeffrey Roberts, 39, of Palmer, for taking salmon in a closed area in the Kasilof River personal use dipnet fishery. Bail was set for $220 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Tanos McCauley, 20, of Anchorage, for taking salmon in a closed area in the Kasilof River personal use dipnet fishery. Bail was set for $220 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Wayne Krier, 39, of Palmer, for taking salmon in a closed area in the Kasilof River personal use dipnet fishery. Bail was set for $220 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, cited Robert Hartsock, 49, of Anchorage, for taking salmon in a closed area in the Kasilof River personal use dipnet fishery. Bail was set for $220 in Kenai District Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a patrol of the Kasilof River dipnet fishery. Tangier Walker, 38, of Anchorage, was observed dipnet fishing and contacted. She was able to provide a valid 2019 Alaska fishing license but was unable to provide a valid permit for the Cook Inlet personal use fishery. Walker was issued a citation, with bail set at $220.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a patrol of the Kasilof River Dipnet fishery. Wesley Mennear, 30, of Wasilla, was observed dipnet fishing and contacted. He was able to provide a valid 2019 Alaska fishing license but did not have his personal use permit in possession for the dipnet fishery. Mennear was issued a citation, with bail set at $220.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a patrol of the Kasilof River Dipnet fishery. Jacob Pollard, 31, of Wasilla, was observed dipnet fishing and contacted. He did not have his fishing license or personal use permit for the fishery in his possession. Pollard was issued citations, with bail set at $440.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kasilof River Beach. Clifford Rafael, 46, of Anchorage, was contacted and had no valid 2019 Upper Cook Inlet personal use permit in possession. Rafael was issued a citation, with bail set at $220 in Kenai District Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kasilof River Beach. Simba Faamasino, 24, of Anchorage, was contacted and had no valid 2019 Upper Cook Inlet personal use permit in possession. Faamasino was issued a citation, with bail set at $220 in Kenai District Court.

On Aug. 3, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, conducted a personal use fishery patrol of the Kasilof River Beach. Esau Falagai, 28, of Anchorage, was contacted and had no valid 2019 Upper Cook Inlet personal use permit in possession. Falagai was issued a citation, with bail set at $220 in Kenai District Court.

On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Lance Thibedeau, 25, of Fairbanks, while patrolling the Kenai City Docks. When asked for his permit, he was unable to present a 2019 personal use dipnet permit that had the fish he had caught recorded on it. He was issued a citation, with bail set at $120.

On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Mitchell Henery, 30, of Wasilla, while patrolling the Kenai City Docks. He was contacted while he pulled his boat out of the water and admitted to dipnetting earlier that day. When asked for his permit, he was unable to present a 2019 personal use dipnet permit that had the fish he had caught recorded on it. He was issued a citation, with bail set at $120.

On July 31, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Mikel Wilson, 49, of Wasilla, while patrolling the Kenai City Docks. He was contacted while he pulled his boat out of the water and admitted to dipnetting earlier that day. When asked for his permit, he was unable to present a 2019 personal use dipnet permit that had the fish he had caught recorded on it. He was issued a citation, with bail set at $120.

On Aug. 4 at about 2:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Christopher Bogart, 43, of Kenai, on a traffic stop in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Bogart had a suspended license and was also in possession of methamphetamines. He was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility for fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances and driving while license suspended.

On Aug. 3 at 3:43 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a residential panic alarm at a Soldotna residence and contacted Devan Kincaid, 24, of Soldotna, inside a vehicle in the driveway, who was found to have tripped the alarm at his own residence. After investigation, Kincaid was arrested for driving under the influence.

On Aug. 4 at 1:47 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a call about a suspicious vehicle on private property in Nikiski. Troopers responded to the scene and contacted Derek Hurd, 26, of Kenai, who had a warrant out for his arrest. Hurd was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Aug. 2, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Dermell Reed, 46, of Nevada, for retaining two snagged sockeye salmon caught in the Kenai River. Bail was set at $120 in Kenai District Court. The two salmon were seized and released to a local charity.

On Aug. 4 at 4:58 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a plane crash outside Girdwood on Goat Mountain, near Eagle Glacier, at about 5,000 feet elevation. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) responded to the scene in a Pave Hawk helicopter and was able to confirm the crash and that there were no survivors. Troopers are attempting to reach the scene to assess the terrain and formulate a plane for recovery. The number onboard and identity is not confirmed at this time.

On Aug. 4 at 3:4 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded the Kasilof River for two males who had been found in the river. Investigation revealed that the two males, identified by Alaska drivers’ licenses as Harold Andrew Crossett, 57, Kasilof, and Reuben Arthur Kimball, Sr., 64, Kasilof, had gone canoeing on the Kasilof River. The males were located in the river about one mile up from the mouth. Neither were wearing life preservers and drowned in the river. Next of kin was notified. Foul play is not suspected at this time.

On Aug. 5 at 3:35 p.m., Alaska State Troopers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired registration. Briana Brumley, 27, of Sterling, was found to be driving with a suspended license. Because Brumley was driving with a suspended license, she was in violation of her conditions of release. She was arrested for violating conditions of release and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Aug. 5, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Thomas Kilfoyle, 59, of Kasilof, for taking salmon in a closed area in the Kasilof River personal use dipnet fishery. Bail was set for $220 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 5, Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued Cameron Larrick, 28, of Homer, summonses for wanton waste of a bull moose and for failing to report taking a moose. Larrick was summonsed to appear in Homer District Court for arraignment on Aug. 20.

On July 25 at 10:57 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers Soldotna post conducted a commercial fishery enforcement patrol of the Pacific Star Kasilof River Processor. After investigation, Aaron Dexheimer , 38, of San Diego, California, was issued citations for commercial fish operation of gear/must be physically present at fishing site, which holds a mandatory court appearance on Aug. 29 in Kenai Court, and for employing an unlicensed crewmember, with $270 bail in Kenai Court.

On July 25 at 10:57 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers Soldotna post conducted a commercial fishery enforcement patrol of the Pacific Star Kasilof River Processor. After investigation, Daniel Rossell, 42, of Kasilof, was issued citations for commercial fishing – crewmember license required, with bail set at $270 in Kenai Court, and for commercial fishing – unlawful possession of fish, which holds a mandatory court appearance set for Aug. 29 in Kenai Court, and for commercial fishing – permit required, which holds a mandatory court appearance set for Aug. 29 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 5 at about 8:00 a.m., Kenai police received a report about a vehicle that had been stolen near Mile 11 of the Kenai Spur Highway. At about 1:00 p.m., Kenai police located the vehicle and contacted Timothy W. Hopper, 31, of Soldotna, and Katrina L. Allen, 28, of Kenai. After investigation, Hopper was arrested for first-degree vehicle theft, violating conditions of release, and false information, as well as on a $50 Palmer Alaska State Troopers warrant on the original charges of second-degree theft, third-degree theft and fraudulent use of an access device. Allen was arrested for first-degree vehicle theft and hindering prosecution. Both were taken

to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Aug. 5 at about 8:00 a.m., Kenai police received the report of an intoxicated person causing a disturbance at a business near Airport Way and Willow Street. Kenai police contacted Curtis S. Zackar, 46, of Anchorage, who was arrested for disorderly conduct and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 4 at 12:21 a.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Pine Avenue and Cedar Drive in Kenai. After investigation, Shelly R. West, 42, of Kenai, was arrested for driving while license revoked and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 3 at 2:37 a.m., Kenai police responded to a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver) report about a male driver who was intoxicated. Officers found and traffic-stopped the suspected vehicle, and Tristin T. Apted, 24, of Nikiski, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 3 at 4:51 p.m., Kenai police received a report about a male who appeared to be under the influence who was looking inside vehicles and acting very suspiciously. Kenai police contacted the male at a

local business near Mile 11 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Curtis S. Zackar, 46, of Anchorage, was arrested for violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 2 at 11:26 a.m., Kenai police responded to the Kenai Airport on the report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance inside the building. Officers responded and contacted a Curtis S. Zackar, 46, of

Anchorage, who was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 5 at 5:37 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a two-car collision at Mile 100 of the Sterling Highway and contacted the at-fault driver, Heather Lee, 43, who was driving northbound on Sterling highway in a 2008 Volkswagen Touring when she collided into the rear of a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox. She was issued a citation for not exercising due care to avoid a collision. All occupants were reported to have been wearing their seat belts, and no injuries were reported.

On Aug. 5 at 10:31 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2016 Jeep Patriot for a traffic violation. Investigation found that the passenger, Brian Baldwin, 58, of Oregon, had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failing to comply with alcohol screening on an original charge of driving under the influence. Baldwin was arrested without incident and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $250 bail.

On Aug. 7 at 2:03 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report from the Granite Construction crew operating near Mile 109 of the Sterling Highway. Troopers located the vehicle near Mile 13 of Kalifornsky Beach Road. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dana Bush, 47, of Kenai. Investigation resulted in Bush being issued a misdemeanor citation for avoidance of an ignition interlock device.

On Aug. 6 at 10:37 p.m., Alaska State Troopers located Clayton Nelson, 25, of Kasilof, at his residence and arrested him without incident for two outstanding arrest warrants, both for violating conditions of probation in two separate Kenai court cases. Nelson was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility with $1,500 bail required for each warrant.

On July 18 at 4:44 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Kyle N. Butler, 20, of Kenai while he was personal use dipnet fishing at the Kenai River. Investigation resulted in Kyle receiving a citation for failure to possess a valid 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Fishery Permit. Bail was set at $220.

On July 18 at 6:58 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Lewis E. Kelly, 62, of Anchorage, after he was personal use dipnet fishing at the Kenai River. Investigation resulted in Lewis receiving a citation for failure to possess a valid 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Fishery Permit. Bail was set at $220.

ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE: On Aug. 4 at 4:58 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a plane crash outside Girdwood on Goat Mountain, near Eagle Glacier, at about 5,000 feet elevation. RCC responded to the scene in a Pave Hawk helicopter and was able to confirm the crash and that there were no survivors. AST is attempting to reach the scene to assess the terrain and formulate a plan for recovery. The number onboard and identity is not confirmed at this time.

UPDATE: On Aug, 6 at 6:15 p.m., Alaska State Troopers Helo 2 and members of Alaska Mountain Rescue Group recovered four bodies from the plane crash wreckage. The bodies were taken to the State Medical Examiner for positive identification.

On Aug. 7 at 11:58 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 1994 Ford Bronco in Kasilof. The driver, Randle Boquecosa, 19, of Nikolaevsk, was found to be misusing evidence of registration. Boquecosa was issued a misdemeanor citation on the charge of improper use of evidence of registration/title.

On Aug. 6, Donald Shaw, 61, of Clam Gulch, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, for failure to release a snagged salmon on the Kenai River. Bail was set at $140 in Kenai District Court.

On Aug. 7 at about 2:00 p.m., Kenai police contacted a wanted person on a trail near Mile 10 of the Kenai Spur Highway. James J. Emerson, 48, of Nikiski, was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on a Soldotna Alaska State Troopers felony $1,000 arrest warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation on original charges of second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and second-degree misconduct involving weapons.

On Aug. 6 at about 2:00 p.m., Kenai police received and responded to a report about a disturbance at a residence near Mile 6 of the Kenai Spur Highway and contacted Amy E. Kyriss, 29, of Nikiski. After investigation, Kyriss was arrested for third-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 6 at about 7:00 p.m., Kenai police received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report near Spur View Drive and the Bluff Lookout. Kenai police located the vehicle and contacted Joan M. Miller, 40, of Kenai, who was arrested for driving under the influence, breath test refusal, and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 7 at about 3:50 a.m., Soldotna police responded to Mile 92 of the Sterling Highway for a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report involving a vehicle in the ditch. Debra Koble, 56, of Kenai, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and refusal to submit to a chemical test and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Aug. 3 at 7:23 a.m., Soldotna police responded to the emergency room at the Central Peninsula Hospital for an unruly intoxicated male. Troy Knutson, 46, of Kenai, was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 3 at 2:41 a.m., Soldotna police responded to a residence on Harbor Terrace for a disturbance. Martin Walker, 57, of Soldotna, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Aug. 2 at 11:37 a.m., Soldotna police responded to Sportsman’s Warehouse for a theft complaint. Marco Barajas, 39, of Kenai, an employee at Sportsman’s Warehouse, had stolen several items throughout the month of July while at work. Barajas was arrested for 14 counts of fourth-degree theft and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on $3,500 bail.

On Aug. 1 at about 8:00 p.m., Soldotna police contacted a person hitchhiking near Mile 94 of the Sterling Highway. Tonya Fry, 45, of Soldotna, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and was also found to be in possession of heroin. Fry was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on the warrant and for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

On July 26 at 7:45 p.m., Soldotna police received a welfare check request on two people passed-out in a car in the Safeway parking lot. Investigation led to Robert Reed, 27, of Ninilchik, being issued a criminal citation for misuse of license plates and released.

On July 26 at about 8:10 p.m., Soldotna police received a report of a possibly intoxicated driver who hit another vehicle in the Taco Bell drive-through and then drove away. The vehicle was stopped on Marydale Avenue, and Morgan Lancaster, 24, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, refusal to submit to a chemical test, leaving the scene of an accident, and fourth-degree assault on a police officer. Lancaster was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On July 22 at 3:09 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on the Sterling Highway near Birch Street. Glenn Rodman, 37, of Nikiski, was issued a criminal citation for driving while license suspended and released.

On July 20 at about 4:10 a.m., Soldotna police responded to a residence off Airport Heights Street for disturbance. Ralph R. Banks, 51, of Kasilof, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On July 27, Jeffrey Wright, 51, of Soldotna, was cited by Seward Wildlife Troopers for not having a fishing license in possession when contacted fishing. Bail was set at $220 in Seward Court.

On July 27, Michael Foust, 50, Soldotna, was cited by Seward Wildlife Troopers for not having a fishing license in possession when contacted fishing. Bail was set at $220 in Seward Court

On July 27, Lesley Gray, 45, of Lakeville, Minnesota, was cited by Seward Wildlife Troopers for not having a fishing license in possession when contacted fishing. Bail was set at $220 in Seward Court.

On July 26, Albert Daniels, 57, of Anchorage, was cited by Seward Wildlife Troopers for harvesting rockfish and failing to record the catch on his proxy form before leaving the fishing site in Resurrection Bay. Daniels was contacted cleaning his catch over a hour after getting off his vessel. Bail was set at $120 in Seward Court.

On July 26, Gary Benson, 73, of Seward, was cited by Seward Wildlife Troopers for having an over limit of non-pelagic “silvergray” rockfish. The rockfish were seized and given to a local charity. Bail was set at $120 in Seward Court.

On Aug. 8 at 8:35 p.m., Kenai police received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report about a vehicle that had almost caused a head-on collision. An officer responded and traffic-stopped the suspected vehicle. David C. Butterfield, 39, of Anchorage, was arrested for driving under the influence and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Aug. 8 at 8:41 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers was patrolling the area of Mosey Along Road and Kalifornsky Beach Road and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a moving violation. Investigation revealed that Paveenut Spear, 55, of Soldotna, was driving under the influence. Spear was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on the charge of driving under the influence and was later released on her own recognizance.

On Aug. 9 at 7:07 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Trooper received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report of a vehicle on Kalifornsky Beach Road, weaving in traffic and almost hitting two other vehicles. The vehicle was located in the area, and a traffic stop was conducted. Investigation revealed that Jennifer Parrott, 40, of Soldotna, was driving while under the influence and in possession of a firearm. Parrott was arrested for driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. She was to be released on her own recognizance.

On Aug. 9, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, contacted Delora Alonso, 32, of Anchorage, who was issued a citation for false statement on license application. Bail was set for $320 in Kenai Court.

On Aug. 10 at 5:59 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team received a report of a theft of keys from a red 1996 Ford F250 that was parked at the Vagabond Inn, located near Mile 12 of Kalifornsky Beach Road. The keys belonged to the bartender that was working in the Vagabond. The estimated value of the cost to replace the locks for the bar, two vehicles, two residences and two post office keys were valued at $1,450. Investigation revealed that a female, later identified as Krystal D. Michaels, 36, of Kasilof, had helped herself into a vehicle that does not belong to her and stolen the keys from the vehicle. The AST K-9 Team located Michaels, who had the keys in her possession. Michaels was arrested for second-degree theft and violating her conditions of release from a prior charge of driving under the influence. Part of Michaels’ conditions of release state that she is to obey all local, state and federal laws. Michaels was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Aug. 9, Alaska Wildlife Troopers observed a party of individuals committing multiple wildlife violations on the Kenai River near Soldotna. After conducting an investigation, troopers cited the following people: Zackary Overman, 24, of Kenai, for failure to release snagged fish, $240 bail; James Connor, 69, of Dixon, California, for special provisions (treble hook), $120 bail; Taylor Ranguette, 30, of Soldotna, for special provisions (treble hook), $120 bail; Eric Ranguette, 42, of Soldotna, for failure to present fishing apparatus, misdemeanor mandatory court appearance. Troopers also seized fishing gear and 22 salmon, pursuant to the investigation.

On Aug. 7 at 8:08 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team responded to the intersection of Kalifornsky Beach Road and Phillips Road to a report of a collision involving two vehicles. The driver of a grey 2005 Chrysler Pacifica was identified as Marina M. Rodriguez, 21, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Rodriguez was distracted and struck a parked black 2015 Dodge truck that was unoccupied and parked on the side of the shoulder with a flat tire. Rodriguez reported wearing a seat belt, and airbags were deployed. No injuries were reported. Rodriguez was issued traffic citations for due care to avoid a collision and failure to have motor vehicle insurance. Both vehicles were considered totaled. Jen-War Towing responded and took possession of both vehicles.

On Aug. 11 at 1:15 a.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report of a vehicle swerving into oncoming traffic at about Mile 73 of the Sterling Highway. The vehicle was located, and a traffic stop was conducted. Investigation revealed that Brian Stanley, 56, of Palmer, was driving while impaired. Stanley was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $1,000 bail.

On Aug. 10 at 7:07 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a two-vehicle collision near Mile 39 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that Barbara Bott, 30, of Soldotna, was operating a black Chevy S10 pickup truck southbound on the Sterling Highway. While negotiating a curve in the roadway, Bott said she was blinded by the sun and began crossing the centerline. Bott’s side mirror collided with an oncoming Ford F-350 headlight, driven by a juvenile, of Anchorage, with her father as passenger. Then the side mirror of the F-350 collided with the windshield of the S10, causing the windshield to shatter. Bott reported minor injuries. Cooper Landing Emergency Medical Services responded and treated Bott for her injuries. All parties reported to have been wearing their seat belts during the incident. Both vehicles were still drivable. Alcohol was not a factor.

On Aug. 5 at 11:01 a.m., Alaska State Trooper received a call about a civil issue at a residence in Nikiski. Investigation revealed that Scott Toloff, 56, of Nikiski, had violated his domestic violence protective order by going to a prohibited residence. Toloff was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Aug. 5 at 3:45 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a disturbance at a residence in Sterling. Investigation revealed that Savana McNamara, 24, of Sterling, had harassed the victim by making repeated phone calls at extremely inconvenient hours. McNamara was issued a misdemeanor citation for second-degree harassment.

On Aug. 12 at 1:55 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a call about a domestic disturbance happening near Anchor Point. Investigation resulted in the arrest of Sharlene Crumley, 48, of Anchor Point, who was taken to the Homer Jail for one count of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

On Aug. 11 at 9:55 p.m., Kenai police made contact with Jonathan J. Herrmann, 18, of Kenai, who was found to be in violation of his conditions of release. He was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Aug. 10 at 12:05 a.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop at a local business near South Willow Street and the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Don S. C. Weston, 22, of Anchorage, was arrested for driving under the influence and driving while license revoked and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Aug. 10 at 12:30 a.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop in the area of the Kenai Spur Highway and Spur View Drive. After investigation, Matthew H. Perkins, 29, of Nikiski, was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on charges of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, and second-degree theft by receiving.

On Aug. 11 at 11:15 a.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, issued citations to Matthew Wade Evans, 46, of Anchorage, at Swiftwater Park in Soldotna, for being over the possession limit of red salmon from the Kenai River downstream of Skilak Lake and for sportfishing without a license in possession. Investigation revealed that Evans was in possession of 26 red salmon when the possession limit was 12 red salmon by emergency order. Bail was set at $220 for not having a license in possession and $400 for being over the possession limit.

On Aug. 11 at 2:36 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post, issued a citation to Kendall Tanae Babler, 29, of Anchorage, in Soldotna, for making a false statement on a sportfish license application. Investigation revealed that Babler, who recently moved to Alaska from Colorado, applied for and received a resident sport fish license for which she did not yet qualify. Bail was set at $320.

On Aug. 12 at about 4:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to an address on Karen Street in Soldotna, based on an anonymous tip concerning the whereabouts of a wanted person. Investigation led to the arrest of Travis Johnson, 38, of Soldotna, who had warrants for first-degree burglary, 12 counts of second-degree theft, 10 counts of third-degree theft, fourth-degree theft, three counts of fraudulent use of access device, and unauthorized use of access device.

On Aug. 12 at about 2:50 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance on New Don Street in Funny River. Investigation revealed that Dawn Peters, 46, of Funny River, had gone to a residence and entered the property and cut a dog loose from its rope. Peters then took the dog to her car before being confronted by the dog’s owner and returning it. Peters was later contacted after driving and found to be under the influence of alcohol. Peters was also in possession of a firearm and drove with a 13-year-old minor in the car while intoxicated. Peters later refused to provide a breath sample for the Datamaster. Peters was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on charges of driving under the influence, refusal, fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, fifth-degree criminal mischief, first-degree criminal trespass, and first-degree endangering the welfare of a child. She was later released without bail.

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