JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Politics can stink. That was the message delivered by a traveler to airport inspectors in Alaska who found moose nuggets inside his carry-on bag. KTOO Public Media reports the man told agents he collects the droppings and likes to present it "for politicians and their bleep policies." TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says the discovery didn't warrant writing a report and the man was sent on his way with the poop.
Location: North Pole
Type: Assault 3 DV, Assault 4 DV, VCOR
On 4/30/2019, at approximately 0642 hours, Fairbanks AST responded to an address on Wojo Ave. in North Pole. Investigation revealed that Jonathan Solomon, age 56 of North Pole, had assaulted his girlfriend with a guitar. Alcohol was a factor in the assault. Jonathan was placed under arrest on scene and remanded to FCC on the charges of Assault 3, two counts of Assault 4, and one count of Violating Conditions of Release.
Type: Criminal Mischief (DV) & Assault 4 (DV)
On 04/29/2019, at approximately 2111 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to and address on Agate Lane in Wasilla for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed that Carrie Sisson, age 38 of Wasilla, had destroyed property and assaulted a resident at that location. It also revealed that Jimmy Sisson, age 51 of Wasilla, had also assaulted a resident at that location. Carrie Sisson was arrested and transported to the MATSU Pre-Trial Facility where she was remanded, without bail, on charges of Criminal Mischief 3 (DV) and Assault 4 (DV). Charges of Assault 4 (DV) on Jimmy Sisson were forwarded to the DAO.
Location: Parks Highway - Wasilla
Type: Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
On 4/30/19, at approximately 0358 hours, Alaska State Troopers and Mat-Su Central EMS responded to a reported single-vehicle rollover accident in the median of the Parks Highway between Trunk Road and Hyer Road. Upon arrival, first responders located a deceased person who had been ejected lying near the vehicle and another passenger in critical condition who had also been ejected. One person believed to be the driver received apparently minor injuries. Both injured parties were transported to nearby Mat-Su Regional Medical Center and the critical patient later transferred to Providence Hospital. The Northbound Parks Highway has been closed since the accident between Trunk and Hyer Roads but is expected to reopen shortly as AST completes scene processing. Next of kin notification for the deceased and injured person's is underway. Speed and alcohol appear to be factors.
Type: Warrant Arrest
On 4-29-19 at approximately 1645 hours, Troopers contacted Steven Frerichs, age 32 of Palmer, near Bogard Road and Stringfield Road after receiving a tip he may be in the area and had an active arrest warrant. Investigation shows Frerichs did have a no bail warrant and was arrested. He was transported to Mat Su Pretrial where he was remanded on the warrant.
Type: Body recovery
On 4/27/2019 at 1926 hours, Bethel AST received a report that the body of a man was floating in the Johnson River, 4-miles up from the Kuskokwim. The body was collected by the complainant and brought to Bethel. In Bethel, Troopers tentatively identified the body as Wassillie Keene, 21, who went missing on 10/25/2018. Keene’s wallet and ID were in his pocket. Keene was last seen on 10/24/2018 operating his boat alone near the confluence of the Kasigluk and Johnson Rivers about halfway between the two villages. His boat was later located and recovered. Keene’s next of kin have been notified. Keene’s remains have been sent to the SME’s Office in Anchorage for autopsy and positive identification.
On 04/30/2019 at approximately 0042 hours AST recieved a report of an assault in Kasilof. AST responded but prior to arrival the suspect, Timothy Hatten had left on foot. Further investigation revealed Timothy had assaulted his sister and nephew prior to leaving the residence. Timothy was arrested and charged with two counts of assault in the fourth degree - domestic violence.
Location: Anchor Point
Type: Vehicle Theft 1st
On 04/29/2019 at approximately 2221 hours, Soldotna AST received a report of a stolen Chevrolet Pickup bearing AK license plate FGV541. The report further stated the vehicle was stolen from a residence on the Old Sterling Highway near Anchor Point. The investigation is on-going.
Type: Burglary 1st degree/Theft 4th degree
On 4/29/19 at 1611 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off Carver Drive in Kenai after a homeowner reported returning home to find three people exiting his garage. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Elizabeth Gail Miller, 26, of Kenai, James Elwood Ohearn, 47, of Sterling, and Diane Louise Crume, 48, of Sterling, on charges of Burglary 1st degree and Theft 4th degree. All three were transported and remanded at Wildwood without bail.
Type: Theft2/MIW5/Warrant Arrest
On 4/28/2019 Alaska State Troopers in Seward received a report of a theft of a bicycle valued at $3000 from the Lowell Point Campground parking area. On 4/29/2019, acting on tips received from the community, AST located the vehicle suspected to be involved in the theft. The vehicle was occupied by Lucas Mcalary, 23, of Seward, and Michelle Meganack, 30, of Seward. Mcalary had an active $100 arrest warrant and Meganack had an active $1000 arrest warrant. Mcalary acknowledged having stolen the bicycle, and provided information on the current location of the bicycle. Both Mcalary and Meganack were arrested on their warrants. Additionally, Mcalary was charged with Theft in the Second Degree and Misconduct Involving Weapons in the Fifth Degree. The bicycle was recovered and returned to the owner.
Type: Fail to Log
On 4/29/19 James Plymire, 58 YO of Homer, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Anchor Point Post, for failure to log a king salmon over 20 inches. Bail is set at $120.00 in the Homer Court.