Public safety briefs for Dec. 11, 2019

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Public safety briefs for Dec. 11, 2019

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 Dec. 6 at 7:04 p.m. Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a black 1995 Chevy Blazer on Old Nash Road in Seward for a traffic violation. Investigation resulted in Cole Harren, 43, of Seward, being issued a misdemeanor citation for driving while license revoked and a citation for no proof of insurance.

On Nov. 30 at 6:07 p.m., Soldotna AST received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway a residence in Sterling. Troopers responded, identifying the sole occupant as Kory Strane, 33, of Cooper Landing. Investigation revealed that Strane was intoxicated and on conditions of release not to consume alcohol. Strane was arrested for driving under the influence, violating conditions of release, and later charged with refusal to submit to tests and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Dec. 8 at 2:44 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Craig Fales, 50, of Kasilof, in the Soldotna area. Fales was the suspect in an assault from Dec. 7, where he assaulted a family member. He also had a separate warrant for his arrest for violating a domestic violence protective order. Fales was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on the charge of assault and the no bail warrant.

On Dec. 6 at about 7:50 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report involving a green Jeep near Mile 163 of the Sterling Highway. Troopers located the vehicle in the ditch and discovered that the driver, later identified as Logan Lucas, 25, of Anchor Point, was not with the vehicle. As troopers investigated, Lucas emerged from the roadside, walked into the path of a southbound vehicle, and was struck. Lucas sustained serious injuries and was taken by Anchor Point Emergency Medical Services to South Peninsula Hospital and then to Anchorage by air medevac. The driver of the vehicle that struck Lucas was cooperative. Investigation into the incident is ongoing.

On Dec. 7 at 2:26 a.m., Kenai police contacted a vehicle near Tesoro on the Kenai Spur Highway. Lehman R. Olson, 45, of Anchorage, was arrested for driving while license revoked and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Dec. 7 at 4:12 p.m., Kenai police responded to a disturbance on Wedgewood Drive. Erick R. Gonzalez, 24, of Kenai, was arrested for fifth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence) and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Dec. 6 at 11:27 p.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop near Mile 12 of the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Lehman R. Olson, 45, of Anchorage, was arrested for driving while license revoked and no vehicle liability insurance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Dec. 5 at 10:15 p.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop at Channel Way and Redoubt Avenue. After investigation, Roy L. Quatrell, 33, of Kenai, was arrested on an outstanding Soldotna Alaska State Troopers warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on the original charge of criminally negligent burning.

On Dec. 7 at 12:33 a.m., Soldotna police responded to the Maverick Saloon for a fight in progress. Investigation led to Erick B. Sellers, 36, of Soldotna, being issued a criminal citation for fourth-degree assault and released.

On Dec. 7 at 1:06 a.m., Soldotna police officers were at the Maverick Saloon for another matter, when another disturbance began. Investigation revealed that Dalton Bush, 27, of Kenai, was drunk on a licensed premise and causing hazardous conditions for others. When contacted by officers, Bush refused to follow directions, attempted to flee on foot, and fought with the officers. Bush was apprehended and arrested. Bush was also found to be on felony probation. Bush was charged with fourth-degree assault, disorderly conduct, being drunk on licensed premise, and a probation violation and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Dec. 4 at 12:36 a.m., Soldotna police located a vehicle in the ditch on College Loop Road. Elijah Van Hout, 23, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Nov. 28 at 7:41 p.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle at Mile 94 of the Sterling Highway. Tavian Borowski, 28, of Anchorage, was issued a criminal citation for driving while license revoked and released.

On Nov. 22 at 2:16 a.m., Soldotna police responded to a residence on Robin Place for a report of an unknown male inside the caller’s residence. Jacob Brown, 37, of Soldotna, was arrested for violating his court ordered conditions of release and first-degree criminal trespass and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Nov. 10 at 11:34 p.m., after receiving a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report, Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on Riverside Drive near the Sterling Highway. Hunter Brewer, 25, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Dec. 9 at 9:01 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle that was down an embankment, upside down, off Denise Lake Road in Soldotna. Troopers responded and contacted the driver, Douglas Boehme, 42, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed that the vehicle Boehme was driving went off the road and flipped upside down because of the icy road. There were no injuries, and the vehicle was recovered from the embankment.

On Dec. 9 at about 2:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle that slid off the roadway and struck a utility box on Minke Drive in Kenai. Investigation revealed that Victoria Piro, 20, of Kenai, was driving a GMC Yukon when she was unable to make the corner and went into the ditch. The vehicle struck a Homer Electric Association box and an Alaska Communications Systems utility box. No injuries were reported, and the utility companies were notified. Piro was issued a citation on scene for not having insurance. Seat belts were worn by all occupants.

On Dec. 9 at 4:59 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off Rambling Drive in Nikiski for follow-up. While at the residence, Tarik Alexander Dukowitz, 22, of Sterling, was contacted (after providing a false name) outside a residence. Dukowitz was arrested on his outstanding warrants after he attempted to hide behind plywood in the residence. The charges include fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, with no bail, and a probation violation, with $5,000 bail. Dukowitz was arrested for his warrants. Corey Sherman Green, 26, of Nikiski, was also contacted outside the residence. Investigation revealed that Green had three outstanding warrants for his arrest for failure to appear for arraignment for two counts of driving while license suspended and failure to appear for arraignment for driving while license suspended and no insurance. Green was arrested, with bail totaling in $1,500. Both Dukowitz and Green were taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Dec. 9, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a log splitter having been stolen from a residence in the Salmon Run area of Funny River. The log splitter is an Earthquake model and is red in color. Anyone with information is asked to call the Alaska State Troopers at 262-4453.

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