ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police say that before he was hit, a pedestrian killed last week in an Anchorage hit-and-run crash had been lying in the street for more than an hour and was covered with a blanket by a passer-by. Police on Wednesday identified the man killed as 36-year-old Dwayne Nelson. Investigators interviewed the driver believed to have been involved in the fatal crash. The driver was released and no charges have been filed.
North Pole PD
North Pole police is looking for anyone to call with information in relation to a dog that attacked a child and bit them multiple times. This occurred today between 1PM and 2PM in the area of E 8th Ave, the dog was reported to be a brown pitbull with no collar. If you know this dog or owner please call us at 459-6800 and forward info to Ofc Gibson.
Type: Aircraft Collision - Fatality
Correction: Louis Botha, 46-year-old male, from San Diego, California.
The deceased individuals from the plane crash that occurred on 5/13/2019, near Ketchikan, Alaska, are identified as follows:
- Randy Sullivan, 46-year-old male, pilot, from Ketchikan, Alaska.
- Simon Bodie, 56-year-old male from Tempe, New South Wales, Australia.
- Cassandra Webb, 62-year-old female from Saint Louis, Missouri.
- Ryan Wilk, 39-year-old male, from Utah.
- Louis Botha, 46-year-old male, from San Diego, California.
- Elsa Wilk, 37-year-old female, from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
Next of kin notifications have been made. The Canadian and Australian Consulates have been notified of the incident. The NTSB is investigating the cause of the crash.
Type: Theft from Vehicle
On 5-12-19 at 1404 hours, Alaska State Troopers dispatch received a report of a computer stolen from a work vehicle on Showers Street in Palmer. Investigation shows someone entered the property on Showers Street sometime between 2000 hours on 5-11-19 and 1300 hours on 5-12-19 and took a Dell laptop work computer from the unlocked vehicle in the driveway. The computer is valued around $1,000. Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call Trooper dispatch at 352-5401.
Type: Criminal Trespass 1 (DV)
On 05/14/2019, at approximately 2155 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence in vicinity of Rainbow Park Drive in Wasilla for a report of a Trespass. Investigation revealed that Victor Waag, age 33 of Wasilla, had previously been given a lifetime trespass notice from a family member's residence and was discovered on the property. Waag was arrested and transported to the MATSU Pre-Trial Facility where he was remanded, without bail, on a charge of Criminal Trespass 1 (DV).
Type: MIW/Felony Assault
On 05/15/19 approximately 0345 hrs., State Troopers received a report in Togiak that unknown person or persons had fired a shotgun three times striking a residence. The suspect(s) then fled the scene on an ATV.
AST is requesting anyone with information to contact Alaska State Troopers in Togiak or Dillingham. If you would like to submit a tip anonymously, contact Crimestoppers and provide information at 1(800)222-TIPS (8477)
Type: DUI & MIW 4
On May 14th, 2019 at approximately 2310 hours, the Alaska State Troopers were conducting routine patrol when a male was observed standing next to a tipped over motorcycle near Ninilchik. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Tanner Combs, age 35 of Ninilchik, for one count of Driving Under the Influence, and one count of Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 4th Degree. Tanner was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.
Type: Vehicle Theft I / Theft II / Fail to Stop for a Peace Officer in the First Degree
On 5/13/19 at approximately 0400 hours, Granite Construction reported to Soldotna AST that one of their F450 trucks had been stolen from the job site near Mile 110 of the Sterling Highway. The truck was reported to have a jersey barrier picker in the back, valued at approximately $5000. At around 0430 hours the vehicle was spotted on the Sterling Hwy and at approximately 0435 hours Soldotna AST attempted to stop the truck. The driver failed to stop and after a short pursuit the driver ditched the truck behind the Decanter Inn and fled in to the woods. The truck was recovered with no damage, but the jersey barrier picker was missing. Further investigation on 5/14/19 located the jersey barrier picker in a gravel pit off of Dorothy off Tustumena Lake Road. A suspect has been identified and investigation is continuing.
Type: Hunt Permit Conditions
On 5-15-19, Mallory Nilsen, age 21 of Petersburg was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to report his hunt activity as required on his registration moose permit (RM038). Bail is set at $120 in the Petersburg District Court.
Type: Commercial Dungeness Violation
On 5-14-19, Derek Knudsen, age 33, of Petersburg was issued a summons by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers. Knudsen, the captain and permit holder aboard the commercial dungeness crab vessel Curlew was cited for unlawfully storing his crab gear in closed water. Arraignment is set for May 28th at 1000 in the Petersburg District Court.
Type: Negligent Feeding of Wildlife
On 5/15/19, The Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Anchorage Post issued a citation to Lineni Makihele 54 YOA of Anchorage, AK. Lineni was cited for negligent feeding of wildlife when a black bear was observed by ADF&G employees feeding on Lineni’s trash that had been left out and not properly secured in a bear resistant container. Bail was set at $320.
Type: No Biodegradable Escapement Mechanism / No Buoy Markings
On 5/15/2019, AWT in Ketchikan issued citations to Scott Nall, 61 of Ketchikan, for failing to have biodegradable escapement mechanisms and buoy markings on his personal use shrimp gear. Each citation has a set bail of $120.00.