Public safety briefs for March 29, 2020

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

On Mar. 19 at 1:18 a.m., Alaska State Troopers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a white 2003 Ford Ranger in Kasilof. A short vehicle pursuit ensued, and the vehicle stopped a few miles later. Sandra Kay Cunningham, 52, of Nikiski, was contacted in the vehicle. She was driving while under the influence and was found to be in possession of controlled substances. Following the investigation, Cunningham was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility for first-degree failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer, driving while under the influence, and two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances.

On Mar. 19 at 6:11 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of an assault at an address on Alut Avenue in Anchor Point. Investigation showed that Frank Hunter, 24, of Anchor Point, had assaulted a family member and damaged a door in the residence. Hunter was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail, pending arraignment.

On Mar. 23 at 2:37 a.m., after observing a moving violation, the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team conducted a traffic stop near Mile 1 of Funny River Road on a silver 2003 Volkswagen Jetta. The male driver was identified as Deven James Davis, 26, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Davis has a revoked license for several other convictions of driving while license revoked and also has an outstanding $100 warrant for his arrest for fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances (dangerous drugs) and another outstanding warrant for his arrest for failing to appear to court on the original charge of driving while license revoked. Davis was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility for driving while license revoked and on the outstanding warrants.

On Mar. 22 at 9:39 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance on Funny River Road in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Bryon Parazoo, 20, of Soldotna, had assaulted a family member and damaged shared property. When troopers attempted to place Parazoo in custody, he physically resisted the arrest. Eventually, Parazoo was arrested and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on charges of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), fifth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence), and resisting arrest.

On Mar. 21 at 9:34 p.m., the Kenai Police Department received the report of a vehicle in the ditch near Mile 10 of the Kenai Spur Highway. The initial reporter also believed the driver to be intoxicated. Kenai police responded and contacted the driver, Corey D. Buckingham, 33, of Kenai. After investigation, Corey was arrested for driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Mar. 20 at 5:02 p.m., Kenai police responded to an assault on Fox Avenue. Wayne MacLean, 48, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Mar. 20 at 10:07 p.m., Kenai police responded to an assault on Gill Street. Dwayne W. Johnson, 26, of Kenai, was arrested for second-degree, third-degree, and fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and was taken to Wildwood Correctional Facility.

On Mar. 23 at 8:46 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Randy Wise, 50, of Soldotna, had assaulted another person. Wise was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Mar. 23 at 11:47 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance in Kenai. Investigation revealed that Daneen Duperron, 43, of Kenai, had assaulted another person. Duperron was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Mar. 24 at 12:34 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a vehicle in Sterling. Investigation revealed that a bag with several items was stolen out of the vehicle, which was parked in the owner’s driveway. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453.

On Mar. 25 at 8:23 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report about suspicious individuals at an address where occupants were known to be out of town. Troopers located the individuals driving away from the residence, with one of the callers following them. Investigation showed that David Lusardi, 26, of Kasilof, and Zackary Moore, 30, of Sterling, had burglarized a residence in the neighborhood. They were both arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on charges of first-degree and second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, and possession of burglary tools. Additionally, Lusardi was charged with one count of driving while license revoked.

On Mar. 26 at 9:17 a.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Anchor Point Post, responded to a disturbance in progress in Ninilchik and found that Kyle Collum, 32, of Anchor Point, had assaulted another member of the household and stolen a pet from the residence. At 11:24 a.m., Collum was located at his property in Anchor Point, arrested, and taken to Homer Pretrial Facility on charges of two counts of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and one count of second-degree theft.

On Mar. 26 at 2:16 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suspicious vehicle on Perspective Street in Sterling. Troopers contacted the driver, identifying him as Michael Muller, 37, of Sterling. Investigation revealed that Muller was in possession of methamphetamine. Muller was also found to be on conditions of release and ordered not to possess any controlled substances. Muller was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail on the charges of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating conditions of release.

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