Public safety briefs for May 29, 2019

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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 20 at 4:19 p.m., Alaska State Troopers performed a routine traffic stop near Mile 80 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that driver Andrew Oldenburg, 48, of Sterling, had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failing to appear for an omnibus hearing for original charges of first-degree and second-degree burglary, first-degree vehicle theft, and third-degree criminal mischief. Subsequent investigation revealed that Oldenburg was in possession of two controlled substances. Oldenburg was arrested for the warrant and two additional charges of fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on $1,000 bail.

On May 20 at 9:09 p.m., William Karron, 35, of Sterling, was arrested on two counts of fourth-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Correctional Complex without bail.

On May 20 at 10:06 p.m., an 18-year-old female, of Nikiski, reported to Alaska State Troopers that sometime between midday Saturday, May 18, and about 7:00 a.m. Monday, May 20, unknown person(s) cut the fuel line and siphoned about 10 gallons of fuel from a vehicle while it was parked in her driveway. Investigation is continuing.

On May 20 at 1:22 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a residence on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Investigation revealed that Randon Mint Flood, 34, of Kenai, had damaged property by throwing a six-pack of beer across the room, causing the bottles to shatter. Flood fled prior to trooper arrival, and an arrest warrant has been requested for fifth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence).

On May 29 at 11:15 p.m., Randon Mint Flood was contacted at his residence and arrested for fifth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence) and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail, pending arraignment.

On May 21 at 9:01 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report from a 76-year-old male, of Anchor Point, that his Polaris four-wheeler had been stolen from his property on Bourbon Ave in Anchor Point. Investigation showed that the ATV and an ATV trailer had been taken from the property sometime since Sunday. The investigation is ongoing.

On May 21 at 9:16 a.m., a Ninilchik resident reported that two shotguns were missing from her residence. She reported returning to the home on Noel Court in Ninilchik about three weeks ago and finding the shotguns missing. The shotguns were identified as a Savage .410 double barrel with wood stock and a Savage 16 gauge double barrel with wood stock.

On May 16 at 7:56 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report from a Fritz Creek resident that one of her credit cards was being used around Homer without her permission. Investigation led to the arrest of Carma Jones, 44, of Washington, on May 19. Jones was taken to the Homer Jail.

On May 21 at 7:26 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report of a vehicle heading southbound through the construction near Mile 78 of the Sterling Highway. The complainant reported that the driver had passed through the construction four times, was swerving all over the road, and appeared to be intoxicated. Troopers located the vehicle near Mile 75 and performed a traffic stop. Investigation revealed that Ashley Irmen, 35, of Sterling, was operating her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Irmen was arrested for driving under the influence and later refused to provide a breath sample. She was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on charges of driving under the influence and breath test refusal.

On May 21 at 11:24 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a red 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe on Mackey Lake Road for a traffic violation. Tyler Joseph Fuxa, 27, of Soldotna, was located under a blanket in the vehicle. Investigation revealed that he had two outstanding arrest warrants for domestic violence assaults. He was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail, pending arraignment.On May 20 at 9:48 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a domestic violence protective order violation, a class A misdemeanor. Investigation revealed that Scott Toloff, 56, of Nikiski had violated the protective order against him. Troopers were unable to locate Toloff, and a warrant for his arrest has been requested.

On May 22 at 2:16 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped to check on a disabled vehicle near Mile 146 of the Sterling Highway and contacted two people in the vehicle, Hayden Patterson, 21, of Homer, and Jadzia Martin, 21, of Homer. Investigation revealed that both Patterson and Martin had conditions of release prohibiting them from being in direct or indirect contact with each other. Both Patterson and Martin were arrested for violating conditions of release and were taken to the Homer Jail without bail.

On May 21 at 1:04 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a theft at Hope Community Resources. Staff at Hope reported that over the weekend someone had broken the latch on the shed but did not take anything. Then, over Monday night, someone had returned and taken two propane bottles from outside the building as well as a table and two chairs. Anyone with any information regarding this case is encouraged to call Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453. Investigation is ongoing.

On May 21 at 12:48 a.m., following a citizen complaint, Kenai police responded to a residence near Mile 14 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Investigation resulted in the arrest of Jonathan M. Paris, 48, of Kenai, on a charge of disorderly conduct. Paris was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On May 21 at 10:11 p.m., following a report of an assault, Kenai police responded to a residence on Alder Street. Investigation led to the arrest of Dianne L. Bolling, 69, of Anchorage, on a charge of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence). She was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 20, during a routine traffic stop at about 2:10 a.m., Kenai police arrested Gary W. Harding, 63, of Nikiski, for second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, driving under the influence, and breath test refusal. Passenger John S. Amend, 46, of Kenai, was arrested for three counts of second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Both were taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 20 at 8:08 a.m., Kenai police came into contact with Philip J. Fabinski, 61, of Fairbanks, at a local business. Fabinski was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal trespass and violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 20 on a routine traffic stop at 11:32 p.m., Kenai police contacted Lola L. Fallon, 33, of Anchorage, who was arrested on a misdemeanor Soldotna Alaska State Troopers arrest warrant for violating conditions of release, no bail, on the original charge of false identification. Fallon was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 20 at 11:34 a.m., Kenai police issued a misdemeanor summons to Shaunalee L. Rafferty-Wells, 23, of Torrance, California, for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

On May 20 at 3:15 p.m., an employee of a local business reported that people involved in a prior theft on May 15 were again in the store. After investigation, Amber D. Barr, 29, of Wasilla, was issued a summons for second-degree theft.

On May 22 at 7:56 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a black 2015 Ford Edge for erratic driving near Mile 11 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Investigation revealed that Jessica Elise Taylor, 34, of Nikiski, was driving the car while impaired and under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, to be released when sober.

On May 24 at about 8:00 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault after-the-fact at a residence on South Fork Lane in Seward. A suspect has been developed. Investigation is currently ongoing.

On May 25 at about 4:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a Soldotna residence on the report of an individual trespassing in the complainant’s outbuilding. Ronald Scott Morris, 52, of Kenai, was contacted inside the outbuilding. After investigation, Morris was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on the charge of second-degree criminal trespass, where he was released on his own recognizance.

On May 24, Alaska State Troopers Dispatch in Soldotna received multiple REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) reports regarding a gray 2004 Volkswagen Jetta that was driving recklessly on the Sterling Highway from Cooper Landing. While receiving multiple REDDI reports, it was learned the gray Jetta crashed into another motorist and then fled the scene. Troopers responded toward the REDDI and located the gray Jetta near Robinson Loop. Troopers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, resulting in the gray Jetta failing to yield. A short vehicle pursuit ensued. Eventually, the gray Jetta stopped on the Sterling Highway, and the driver exited the car and attempted to flee into the woods. The driver of the vehicle was apprehended near the Sterling Highway and was identified as Pero Marinkovski, Jr., 26, of Soldotna. Marinkovski was ultimately arrested for first-degree failure to yield at the direction of a peace officer, one count of third-degree assault, driving under the influence, reckless driving, resisting arrest, and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision. Marinkovski was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail. His vehicle was impounded from the scene. Investigation continues.

On May 24 at 10:01 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a Sterling residence after receiving a Crimestoppers tip regarding the location of several wanted individuals. Ember Garza, 22, of Anchorage, was contacted near the residence and found to have a $100 outstanding arrest warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation on the original charge of first-degree burglary. Garza was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On May 24 at about 1:50 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of two suspicious vehicles on Burt Avenue in Soldotna. Troopers responded to the area and located the suspicious vehicles, identifying Frank Marotta, 43, of Soldotna, as a driver of one of the vehicles. During the contact, Marotta was found to be in possession of controlled substances. Marotta was issued a mandatory court summons for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and released from the scene.

On May 18 at 6:09 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report that Lisa Bevin, 38, of Nikiski, had violated her conditions of release by contacting an individual she had been ordered not to contact. Troopers were unable to locate Bevin, who is being charged with violating conditions of release. A warrant for her arrest has been requested.

On May 26 at 2:37 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of an assault that originated at a residential party in the Sterling area. A 16-year-old male was found to have sustained serious physical injury at the party as a result of the assault. The investigation led to the arrest of Jared Anderson, 18, of Kenai, on the charge of second-degree assault. Numerous minors were contacted at the party and were determined to have consumed alcohol. Investigation led to the arrests of Sheldon Nelson, 21, of Sterling, and Cole Crandall, 21, of Sterling, on the charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and furnishing or delivering alcohol to persons under 21 years of age. Anderson was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail. Nelson and Crandall were taken to Wildwood Pretrial, where they were to be released upon their own recognizance.

On May 26 at 7:44 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report that Robert Sparks III, 25, of Sterling, was trespassing at a Sterling residence. Sparks III was contacted in the house and arrested for first-degree criminal trespass and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On May 25 at 3:04 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report about an intoxicated driver who had hit a parked vehicle near Mile 17.5 of the Hope Highway. Troopers responded to the area and located the vehicle, traveling down the Hope Highway, headed toward the Seward Highway. The vehicle appeared to have suffered significant front-end damage. Troopers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the driver as Edward Johnson, 34, of Anchorage. Investigation revealed that Johnson was driving under the influence of alcohol and had collided with the parked vehicle. Johnson then left the scene of the collision without notifying the owner of the parked vehicle or law enforcement. Johnson was arrested for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a collision and was taken to the Seward Jail.

On May 26 at 11:22 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a silver Isuzu Rodeo for a traffic violation. Investigation revealed that Gregory Ballard, 58, of Ninilchik, was under the influence of alcohol. Ballard was arrested and taken to the Soldotna troopers’ post, where he refused to submit to a chemical test. He was remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On May 27 at 2:29 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in Soldotna. The caller reported that Brandon West, 43, of Soldotna, and a female were in a verbal argument. Upon further investigation, it was determined that West had broken a window of a vehicle at the residence. He was arrested taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility for one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence).

On May 27 at 9:06 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a Whisper Way address in Soldotna for a warrant arrest. Investigation revealed that Desiree J. Guilliam, 33, of Soldotna, had five active arrest warrants. The first warrant was for failure to comply with conditions of probation. The second warrant was for failure to appear for a status hearing on original charges of second-degree and fourth-degree theft and fraudulent use of an access device. The third warrant was for failure to appear for a status hearing on the original charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, . The fourth warrant was for failure to appear for a status hearing on the original charge of criminal trespass. The fifth warrant was for failure to appear for a status hearing for the original charge of concealment of merchandise. Guilliam was found hiding in hollow bed compartment in a camper on the property and was arrested for the warrants and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail with a third party custodian requirement.

On May 27 at 2:45 p.m., Alaska State Troopers performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle near Mile 24 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Investigation revealed that driver, Claire Jones, age 31 of Nikiski, had an outstanding arrest warrant for violating conditions of release. Jones was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On May 26 at 6:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received report of a suspicious male trying to get into the Forelands Bar. The man was later identified as David O’Brien, 38, of Nikiski. Investigation revealed that O’Brien has been advised of a lifetime trespass from Forelands Bar. Troopers were unable to contact O’Brien, but a warrant for his arrest has been requested for the charge of second-degree criminal trespass.

On May 26 at 8:11 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported burglary in progress off Kalifornsky Beach Road in Kasilof. The suspect fled minutes prior to troopers’ arrival. Investigation led to the suspect being identified as Scott Allan Deboard, 23, of Kasilof. Deboard was found to have made forced entry into the residence, a woodshed and a detached garage. Numerous items were stolen, including thousands of dollars in camping/outdoors equipment and power tools. Three ATVs had also been stolen. The majority of the items, including two of the ATVs, were recovered nearby in two separate caches in a wooded area. Still missing is a green 675cc Honda Pioneer side-by-side ATV. It has four seats and a full roll cage, and a distinctive crack in the windshield. Charges have been filed and warrants have been requested for Deboard for two counts second-degree burglary and one count each of first-degree burglary, first-degree theft, and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Anyone with information about the side-by-side or the whereabouts of Deboard is urged to call Alaska State Troopers at 262-4453 or Peninsula Crimestoppers at 283-8477.

On May 27 at 4:57 p.m., Kenai police responded to a female shoplifter at a local grocery store and contacted the suspect, Cheyenne C. Herro, 18, of Anchorage, who was issued a summons for third-degree theft.On May 25 at 11:07 p.m., Kenai police responded to a local grocery store for a welfare check of a female. Holli A. Driver, 24, of Nikiski, was contacted and arrested for second-degree criminal trespass and also a Soldotna Alaska State Troopers misdemeanor arrest warrant for failure to contact Wildwood Pretrial Facility as ordered, no bail, 30 days to serve with 27 days suspended on the original charge of driving under the influence. Driver was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.On May 24 at 10:03 p.m., Kenai police made a routine traffic stop near Mile 15 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Sean M.J. Lewis, 19, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence and minor operating after consumption and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.On May 23 at about 7:00 p.m., Kenai police made a routine traffic stop near Walker Lane and Tern Avenue. Dylan P. Sullens, 22, of Kenai, was issued a summons for driving without an operator’s license.

On May 23 at about 10:20 p.m., Kenai police made contact with a vehicle parked at a business near the Kenai Spur Highway and Bridge Access Road. Officers were aware that the owner of the vehicle had previously been trespassed from this location. Samuel L. Buoy, 37, of Kenai, was arrested for second-degree criminal trespass. Heidi A. Gibson, 36, of Kenai, was also in the vehicle and had also been previously trespassed from the business. Gibson was arrested for second-degree criminal trespass. Both were taken to Wildwood Pretrial on their charges.

On May 22 at 2:56 a.m. Kenai police received a report of an assault on Beaver Loop Road. Investigation led to the arrest of Peter J. Olanna-Bloomstrand, 33, of Kenai, on a charge of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence). Olanna-Bloomstrand was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 22 at 5:49 a.m., Kenai police received a report of a person trying to enter a business on Frontage Road through the back door. When the business owner called out, the person fled. Investigation led to the arrest of David I. Menadelook, 18, of Kenai, on a charge of first-degree burglary. Menadelook was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On May 27 at 10:02 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report that Josif Yakunin, 34, of Nikolaevsk, had damaged all four tires on a vehicle at a residence on Chakok Road in Anchor Point. Investigation showed that Yakunin had used a drill to puncture all four tires on the vehicle in response to a text message the victim had sent to him. Yakunin was contacted by troopers, arrested, and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On May 27 at 12:34 p.m., troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash near Mile 160 of the Sterling Highway. An investigation showed that Wade Smith, 24, of Louisiana, had driven off the road and struck a driveway embankment. Smith was not injured in the crash.

On May 26 at about 3:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers observed Jacob Towsley, 25, of Seward, outside a residence located on Eagle Lane in Seward. Troopers had prior knowledge that Towsley had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, confirmed by a records check, on the original charges of criminal trespass and theft. Towsley was arrested and taken to the Seward Jail on $50 bail.

On May 19 at 9:43 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of an assault at a residence on Stovall Avenue in Anchor Point. The complainant reported that Patrick Delumeau, 26, of Anchorage, had kicked in the door to the house and assaulted her. Investigation showed that Delumeau had forced entry into the house, thrown the female to the ground, and strangled and punched her. Delumeau fled the residence in a vehicle prior to trooper arrival. The female was taken to the Homer Hospital for treatment. A warrant was requested and granted for Delumeau’s arrest. Delumeau was arrested on May 23 by Anchorage Police and taken to the Anchorage Jail.

On May 23 at 9:01 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a trailer and other items being stolen from an address on Leber Street in Homer. Investigation showed a that small utility trailer and other items had been stolen the previous night. The trailer had been recovered by troopers prior to it being reported stolen, after troopers located it with other stolen items from a separate theft investigation. A suspect has been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

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