Public safety briefs for Oct. 30, 2019

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Public safety briefs for Oct. 30, 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 Oct. 23 at 10:51 a.m., Kenai police responded to a business on the Kenai Spur Highway for a report of a female trying to steal items. Pamela D. Rickard, 49, of Kenai, was arrested on multiple outstanding warrants and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Oct. 23 at 11:28 p.m., Kenai police conducted a traffic stop on the Kenai Spur Highway, near Beaver Loop Road. Timothy A. Harris, 30, of Kenai, was issued a summons for driving in violation of an instruction permit.

On Oct. 23, Alaska Wildlife Troopers arrested Kiana Edgmon, 23, of Soldotna, and served a search warrant on her residence. Troopers seized a firearm and multiple controlled substances from Edgmon’s residence. Edgmon, who was on conditions of release from a recent drug-related driving under the influence and drug possession arrest, was taken to Wildwood Pretrial on one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, three counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled Substances, one count of violating conditions of release, and an arrest warrant.

On Oct. 24 at 9:23 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were responded to a residence on Poppy Ridge Road in Soldotna for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed that Bailey Q. Deutsch, 22, of Soldotna, recklessly caused physical injury to another person. Deutsch was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Oct. 10 at 7:12 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers received information regarding sexual assaults and numerous instances of domestic violence assault transpiring over the course of several years. Investigation led to the issuance of an arrest warrant for Tony Cross, 29, of Kasilof, on the domestic violence charges of one count first-degree sexual assault, one count first-degree assault, seven counts of second-degree assault, eight counts of third-degree assault, one count of fifth-degree criminal mischief, and one count of interfering with the report of a crime involving domestic violence. Cross was arrested on Oct. 22 and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 26 at 12:45 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on Walker Drive in Kenai for expired registration. Investigation revealed that John Lopez, 50, of Nikiski, had a revoked license. He also had four prior convictions for driving with a revoked or suspended license. He admitted he was also operating a motor vehicle with no liability insurance. He was arrested for driving while license revoked and no insurance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility and released on his own recognizance.

On Oct. 25 at about 8:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation at the intersection of Bridge Access and Kalifornsky Beach Roads in Kenai. Investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle, Raymond Jimmy, 49, of Nanwalek, had failed to register as a sex offender as required due to his past convictions for first-degree and second-degree sexual assaults. Jimmy was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, where he was released on his own recognizance.

On Oct. 26 at 10:11 a.m., Alaska State Troopers performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle at Skyline Drive and Kalifornsky Beach Road for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed that Marshall Payton, 54, of Soldotna, was driving with a revoked license and that he had 12 previous convictions of driving while license revoked, most recently in 2017. He also had no insurance on the vehicle. Payton was arrested for driving while license revoked and no insurance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, where he was later released on his own recognizance.

On Oct. 26 at about 6:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to an address on Funny River Road for the report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Lonnie Playle, 36, of Soldotna, had placed a family member in fear of imminent danger and that he was violating conditions of release from a previous case. Playle was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on charges of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and violating conditions of release. He was held without bail, pending arraignment.

On Oct. 26 at 10:47 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped to check on a green 1999 Ford van on the Kenai Spur Highway near Rhines Road in Kenai. Investigation revealed that Matthew S. Lay, 23, of Nikiski, drove to the location with a suspended license. Lay has two prior convictions for driving while license revoked, making this a misdemeanor. Further investigation revealed that Lay is on felony probation for the original charge of tampering with physical evidence and was in violation of his probation. Lay was arrested for driving while license suspended and the probation violation and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Oct. 10 at 10:27 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an out building being broken into at a seasonal residence on Sunset Drive in Ninilchik. Investigation showed that a shed on the property had been broken into, but nothing was stolen. No suspects were identified during the investigation.On Sept. 18 at 12:48 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a burglary on Diamond Ridge Road. Investigation showed that unknown person(s) had forced entry into the garage area of the residence and a vehicle on the property. Nothing was obviously missing from the property, and there are currently no leads.

On Aug. 27 at 1705 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a residence on Augusta Lane in Homer. Investigation showed that unknown person(s) had entered a detached shop and stolen items from the shop. No suspects have been identified.

On Oct. 27 at 5:28 p.m., Kenai police responded to a local business near Cook Avenue for a report of a suspicious truck that had been running for the last hour. The officer located the truck, and, after investigation, the driver, David R. Poulin, 58, of Kenai, was arrested for driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.On Oct. 26 at 1:33 a.m., Kenai police conducted a routine traffic stop near the Warren Ames Memorial Bridge. Harley E. Rice, 39, of Soldotna, was arrested for fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 26 at 7:59 p.m., Kenai police conducted a routine traffic stop near the Kenai Golf Course on Lawton Drive. After investigation, Edwin M.Y. Calix, 23, of Kenai, was issued a summons for permitting an unauthorized driver to drive. On Oct. 26 at 10:33 p.m., Kenai police officers responded to a local store near Mile 10 on the Kenai Spur Highway for a fight that was in progress between two males, where one was reported to be highly intoxicated. Once on scene and after investigation, officers detained and arrested Jonathan C. Parazoo, 20, of Soldotna, for fourth-degree assault, disorderly conduct, and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Parazoo was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 24 at 5:04 a.m., Kenai police made contact with a wanted individual at a local business on Trading Bay Road. Breann P. Lang, 29, of Sterling, was arrested on a Soldotna Alaska State Troopers felony warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation on the original charge of petition to revoke probation. Lang was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 24 at 9:01a.m., Kenai police department responded to a residence near Redoubt Avenue for a report of multiple belongings that had been destroyed while the owner was gone. After investigation, an officer located the suspect and arrested Sidney P. Clark, 36, of Kenai, for fourth-degree criminal mischief. Clark was taken to Wildwood Pretrial. On Oct. 24 at 11:15 p.m., Kenai police conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle near Mile 7 of the Kenai Spur Highway. After investigation, Mcgerra L. Beck, 36, of Sterling, was arrested for second-degree theft and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Oct. 28 at 9:04 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted John Ofallon, 65, of Soldotna, on a traffic stop on the Sterling Highway. After investigation found Ofallon to be driving while under the influence of alcohol, he was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $1,000 bail.

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