Public safety briefs for March 14, 2019

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

On Mar. 13 at 1:29 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on an SUV at the Kasilof gas station. Brianna Marie Kitchen, 28, of Kasilof, was arrested on two outstanding warrants, one for fourth-degree theft and one for fourth-degree assault, and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $750 bail.

On Mar. 13 at 2:43 p.m., Seward Alaska State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle collision involving a semi-truck near Mile 33 of the Seward Highway, near Moose Pass. Investigation revealed that Marc Roderick, 46, of Anchor Point, was driving his 2007 Kenworth northbound on the highway, pulling a trailer with an excavator on it. The vehicle left the snowy roadway and struck a rock wall. The excavator came forward and crushed the cab of the truck. Roderick was pronounced deceased on scene. Investigation into the cause of the crash in continuing. Next of kin was notified.

On Mar. 13 at about 9:00 p.m., Anchor Point Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the Nikolaevsk area. Investigation revealed that Zachariah Tangman, 36, of Anchor Point, had set another resident of the home on fire, causing them physical injury. Tangman was arrested and charged with third-degree assault. He was taken to Homer Jail without bail.

On Mar 14, Melany Israel, 60, of Wasilla, was issued a citation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Anchor Point Post, for making a false statement on her 2018 sport fishing license. Bail is set at $310.00 in Homer Court.

On Mar. 12 at 8:28 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle near Mile 94 of the Sterling Highway. Clifford Albrecht, 42, of Anchorage, was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $3,000 bail.

On Mar. 10 at 12:42 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Tern Circle. Zachary Stamper, 42, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 10 at 8:01 p.m., Soldotna police responded to a residence on Rose Garland Street for a disturbance. Quinn Brown, 36, of Soldotna, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and fifth-degree criminal mischief and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 3 at about 11:10 p.m., Soldotna police responded to the Holiday Station Store for a disturbance. Amy Gales, 29, of Anchorage, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 9 at 3:47 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team received a report of theft that had occurred from a vehicle owned by a 39-year-old male, of Sterling. The male reported that his vehicle had been parked at Cabin Hoppers parking lot, located near Mile 117 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that the caller had several personal items, including sunglasses and a vehicle battery, stolen from his vehicle. Investigation is currently ongoing.

On Mar. 8 at 11:37 a.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team received a report from a small business located in Soldotna that a theft had occurred. Investigation revealed that $140 in cash was taken. The investigation is ongoing.

On Mar. 8 at 1:59 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team received a report from a 54-year-old male, of Soldotna, that his snowmachine had been stolen in Soldotna from the Hobby’s, Crafts and Games business. It was described as a two-tone black and red 1997 Yamaha 600 Twin Mountain Max with a 136-inch track. Investigation is currently ongoing.

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