Public safety briefs for March 24, 2019

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On Mar. 21 at 8:39 a.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to the area near North Fork Road and Rickard Street in Anchor Point for a car parked in the roadway. Investigation revealed that Nichola Usoltseff, 25, of Anchor Point, had six outstanding warrants for his arrest for failure to appear on the original charges of driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating conditions of release out of Palmer and Soldotna. Usoltseff was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail on $1,850 cash bail.

On Mar. 21 at 1:33 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance in Nikiski. After investigation, Corey Green, 25, of Nikiski, was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and fourth-degree assault and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Mar. 21 at 7:05 p.m., Kenai police received a report of a shoplifter leaving a business near Mile 10 of the Kenai Spur Highway and fleeing down Marathon Road. Officers responded and located the suspect vehicle upside down near Daubenspeck Park. The driver, Jill P. Butler, 48, of Kenai, was uninjured. Butler was arrested on charges of third-degree theft and reckless driving and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Mar. 20 at 8:49 p.m., Kenai police made a routine traffic stop on the Kenai Spur Highway near Gill Street. A routine records check resulted in a summons to court for Rebecca L. Rathke, 34, of Palmer, for driving while license revoked.

On Mar. 20 at 9:23 p.m., Kenai police received a report of a wanted person near the corner of Forest Drive and Fifth Avenue. Officers responded and arrested Bradlee E. Sample, 19, of Kenai, on two Soldotna Alaska State Troopers warrants; an arrest warrant on the original charge of fourth-degree assault, $1,000 bail, and a failure to comply warrant on the original charge of driving under the influence, three days to serve. Sample was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 20 at 9:24 p.m., Kenai police made a routine traffic stop at Broad Street and Frontage Road. As a result of the stop, Alexander K. Yadao, 24, of Kenai, was arrested for violating conditions of release. An additional charge of petition to revoke probation was made by the Probations Office. Yadao was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without incident.

On Mar. 23 at 1:39 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Daniel Lynch, 63, of Soldotna, on a traffic stop in Soldotna. After investigation, Lynch was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Mar. 23, Alaska State Troopers contacted Christina Sawyer, 49, of Kenai, on a traffic stop near Soldotna. Sawyer was determined to be driving under the Influence and was arrested. Troopers subsequently discovered methamphetamine in Sawyer’s car. Sawyer was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on charges of drug-related driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

On Mar. 22, Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance call near Kenai. After investigation, Regina Konig, 52, of Kenai, was arrested and charged with domestic violence related fourth-degree assault and fifth-degree criminal mischief. She was also charged with fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons. Konig was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

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