Public safety briefs for May 10, 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 May 7 at 7:47 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report that a man with a warrant for his arrest was in the Sterling area from Anchorage. Troopers responded and contacted Xavier Senquiz-Ramos, 25, of Anchorage, who had a no bail warrant for his arrest for felony assault. Senquiz-Ramos was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On May 7 at 10:09 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle collision on Ravenwood Street in Kenai. Investigation revealed that James Stretch, 59, of Kenai, was driving his Dodge pickup when he had a medical issues, causing him to leave the roadway and strike several trees. Stretch was taken to the hospital for treatment on non-life-threatening injuries. The pickup sustained major damage. Investigation is continuing.

On May 7 at 11:38 a.m., Alaska State Troopers were dispatched to the Spirit Lake Boat Launch in Kenai for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Investigation revealed that William R. White, 53, of Soldotna, was in possession of a stolen firearm. White was arrested for second-degree theft and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On May 7 at about 7:00 p.m., a 63-year-old male, of Anchorage, reported that around 5:00 p.m., unknown person(s) broke into his truck while it was parked in a pullout at Mile 74 of the Seward Highway and stole his wallet. Investigation is continuing.

On May 8 at 5:21 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a Ford pickup after receiving numerous REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) reports about its driving. The driver was identified as Crystal Poole, 37, of Soldotna. Investigation revealed that Poole was driving while under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, where she was released without bail.

On May 8, Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a traffic stop near Soldotna and contacted Tamara Walker, 54, of Soldotna. Troopers determined that Walker was driving while impaired by controlled substances. She was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 9 at 1:17 p.m., the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team conducted a traffic stop and contacted Joseph Dean Knight, 20, of Fairbanks. Investigation revealed that Knight has an outstanding $100 failure to appear warrant for his arrest on the original charges out of Fairbanks of two counts of fourth-degree assault and disorderly conduct. Knight was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $100 bail.

On May 8 at 1:51 p.m., Kenai police received a report describing a male refusing to move along after being asked and a request that he be trespassed from the property of a local business. Officers responded to the scene to find a Joseph Chikoyak, Jr., 44, of Kenai, who matched the description provided and who smelled of a strong odor of alcohol. Records revealed that Chikoyak had conditions of release that included a provision not to consume alcohol. Chikoyak, Jr., was arrested, charged with violating conditions of release, and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On May 8, Kenai police received a report from a local business stating that a current employee was suspected of stealing money from the business. After investigation, Danielle M. Busby, 30, of Kenai, was charged with second-degree theft.

On May 7 at 11:06 p.m., a Kenai police officer came into contact with Sam L. Buoy, 37, of Kenai, and Heidi A. Gibson, 37, of Soldotna, in a local business parking lot. Both Buoy and Gibson were issued a summons for second-degree criminal trespass.

On May 6 at 3:15 a.m., Kenai police received a call from a local gas station, requesting officers to respond for a male who got upset when the clerk would not sell him alcohol and who then later fell asleep in the restroom of the gas station. Officers responded, and Joseph Chikoyak, Jr., 44, of Kenai, was arrested for fourth-degree theft and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 6 at 7:59 p.m., Kenai police received a welfare check request on what appeared to be an intoxicated male stumbling near the roadway. The male walked to a local store, where an officer contacted him. After the officer identified the male, it was advised that the male was trespassed from the store. Joseph Chikoyak, Jr., 44, of Kenai, was arrested for second-degree criminal trespass and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

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