Public safety briefs Jan. 3-23, 2019

Cops and Courts

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.

On Jan. 20 at 2:16 p.m., Kenai police responded to a residence on a report of a disturbance. Officers arrived and contacted the parties involved. After investigation, Erica Agayar, 30, of Kenai, was arrested for two counts of third-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Jan. 19 at 3:16 p.m., Kenai police received a call about a suspicious person at a local business. Police responded to the scene and made contact with David Obrien, 38, of Kenai. After an investigation, Obrien was charged with terroristic threats as well as violating conditions of release and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Jan. 18 at 11:55 p.m., Kenai police received a report of a disabled vehicle in Old Town. Officers arrived in the area and located a vehicle matching the description. Officers contacted the driver, Peter D. Nagle, 60, of Homer. After investigation, Nagle was arrested on the charges of driving under the influence and breath test refusal and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Jan. 18 at 2:03 a.m., Kenai police came into contact with a suspicious vehicle at a local business. A records check showed that the vehicle had been reported stolen. Operating the vehicle was Jacob D. Snyder, 24, of Anchorage. Snyder was arrested and booked on the charge of first-degree vehicle theft. Snyder was also charged with second-degree theft in an unrelated case.

On Jan. 21 at 1:51 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence near Aspen Street in Kenai for an investigation, which revealed that Sean Neil, 38, of Kenai, had three outstanding arrest warrants. He was arrested on the warrants and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail.

On Jan. 21 at 2:37 p.m., Alaska State Troopers located a 2002 Subaru sedan that was stuck in the ditch near Scout Lake Loop in Sterling. Investigation revealed that Richard Grove, 31, of Sterling, was driving under the influence of alcohol. Grove was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial on $500 bail. The vehicle was impounded on scene.

On Jan. 20 at about 7:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a property off Wik Road in Nikiski. Upon arrival, Andrew Ronald Cook, 27, of Nikiski, and Ashley Rose Cook, 27, of Nikiski, were contacted and detained. Investigation led to the arrest of both. They were taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility, where Ashley Cook was remanded on a charge of first-degree criminal trespass. Andrew Cook was remanded on charges of second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal trespass, attempted first-degree vehicle theft, and fourth-degree theft. Further investigation revealed that Andrew Cook was in possession of a schedule II medication that was not prescribed to him. A charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance was added.

On Jan. 22 at 11:24 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report from employees at Big John’s Chevron on the Sterling Highway that fuel had been stolen from a tank on the property. Investigation revealed that several gallons were taken from the tank sometime the night before. Anyone with information on the fuel theft should please call Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453.

On Jan. 14 at 2:24 a.m., Soldotna police stopped at Ellis Automotive to check on a vehicle with its lights on. Investigation led to the arrest of Johnny Sisneros, 32, of Soldotna, on arrest warrants for first-degree vehicle theft, first-degree theft, and fourth-degree theft. He was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility on $1,525 bail.

On Jan. 11 at 12:53 a.m., Soldotna police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Redoubt Avenue. Louise E. Reed, 38, of Soldotna, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Jan. 9 at 1:49 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on the Sterling Highway near Kobuk Street. Ronald Brandenburgh, 62, of Nebraska, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Jan. 3 at 6:36 p.m., Soldotna police contacted Tammy Charlesworth, 37, of Soldotna, and arrested her on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation. Charlesworth was also charged with violating her court ordered conditions of release. She was taken to Wildwood Pretrial without bail.

On Jan. 1 at 7:13 p.m., Soldotna police contacted the driver of a vehicle in the 300 block of Beluga Avenue after a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report was received. Olivia A. Duran, 25, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and for not having vehicle liability insurance and was taken to Wildwood Pretrial.

On Jan. 23 at 3:18 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received reports of a disturbance at a residence in Sterling. While investigating the disturbance, troopers located Williams Harris-Tucker, 28, of Nikiski. Harris-Tucker had several warrants for his arrest: failure to appear for preliminary hearing, second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, and violating conditions of release. He was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Jan. 23 at 7:32 a.m., Soldotna based Alaska State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle accident at Mile 20 of the Kenai Spur Highway, involving a blue Ford Ranger, driven by Barbara Ralston, 57, of Nikiski, and a red Toyota truck, driven by Bryan Andry, 26, of Kenai. Investigation revealed that Andry was traveling northbound and Ralston was traveling southbound. Andry crossed the centerline and collided with the rear driver’s side of Ralston’s vehicle. Everyone was wearing their seat belt and no one was intoxicated. Andry was issued a citation for driving while license suspended. The vehicles were removed by the owners.

On Jan. 23 at 3:08 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted Crystal Lyons, 34, of Sterling, at a residence in Sterling. Investigation revealed that Lyons had a warrant for fourth-degree assault. Lyons was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility.

On Jan. 23 at 8:03 p.m., Soldotna Alaska State Troopers arrived at Effie Street in Nikiski for a report of a disturbance. It had been reported that Ariya V. Roundy, 21, of Soldotna, was causing a disturbance and had fled from her third party into the woods. Roundy is on conditions of release for fourth-degree assault. With the assistance of the K-9 Team, Roundy was located in the woods. She was arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility without bail for violating conditions of release.

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