POLICE BEAT: Jan. 5, 2016
Items in the Police Beat are taken from the Anchorage Police Department’s online public database, and the department’s Public Information Office provides specific crime information. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
On Friday, Dec. 30 at around 2:29 a.m., Anchorage police arrested Nathan A. Robinson, 23, of Anchorage, after he was allegedly found passed out in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the Taco Bell drive-thru.
On Sunday, Jan. 1 at around 10:23 a.m., Anchorage police received a report from a man who said a car was parked in front of his home on Breckenridge Drive. The man contacted the driver — who was reportedly passed out in the driver’s seat — and took the keys because he thought the man was intoxicated. Officers who arrived at the scene arrested Thomas R. Henry, 49, of Anchorage for DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test.
On Monday, Dec. 26 at around 12:30 a.m., APD responded to a report that a vehicle on Harold Loop had been rifled through. Some coins were stolen and no damage was done to the vehicle.
On Monday, Dec. 26, a light trailer/generator that had been rented from United Rentals was stolen from the ACF Church in Anchorage. The generator was equipped with a GPS tracker and at around 9 p.m., officers found the equipment in an abandoned lot on Bernard Drive. No suspects have been identified.
On Thursday, Dec. 29 at 9 p.m., APD received a report that coins had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home on Teklanika Drive.
On Saturday, Dec. 31 at around 2 p.m., Anchorage police took a report that a .45 caliber handgun was stolen from the console of a pick-up truck parked overnight in a driveway on Galena Bay Loop.
On Monday, Dec. 26, at around 8 p.m., APD responded to a report of an occupied vehicle in distress on Lake Hill Drive. Police contacted the driver, Matthew W. Phillips, 25, of Anchorage, and took him into custody for an outstanding warrant.
On Saturday, Dec. 31 at 2:26 a.m., Anchorage police contacted Catherine L. Coble, 24, of Eagle River, after she was reported to be drinking and driving. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and decided not to arrest Coble for DUI. However, she was taken into custody on an unrelated warrant.
On Saturday, Dec. 31 at around 11:57 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in the Mat-Su arrested Jessica M. Dolstad, 21, of Anchorage, for an outstanding warrant. Dolstad was transported to the Old Glenn Highway (Palmer Alternate), where an APD officer picked her up and took her to the Anchorage Jail.
On Sunday, Jan. 1 at around 3:57 a.m., Anchorage police arrested David J. Chanar Jr., 44, of Anchorage, for violating a domestic violence protective order after he allegedly repeatedly called the person who has an order against him.
Police blotter for Dec. 26, 2016 through Jan. 1, 2017:
Monday, Dec. 26
12:30 a.m. – Theft/larceny – Harold Loop
4:09 a.m. – Juvenile problem – Wallace Mountain Road
9:27 a.m. – Disturbance – Leprechan Drive
8:01 p.m. – Warrant – Lake Hill Drive
9:00 p.m. – Theft/larceny – Brooks Loop
10:30 p.m. – Juvenile runaway – Centerfield Drive
Tuesday, Dec. 27
10:26 a.m. – False alarm – Lee Street
1:36 p.m. – Traffic collision – Lake Hill Drive
Wednesday, Dec. 28
3:12 a.m. – Traffic collision – S. Birchwood Loop
6:00 a.m. – Missing adult – Old Glenn Highway
6:42 a.m. – Traffic collision – Eklutna Village Road
2:56 p.m. – Traffic collision – Eagle River Loop
3:50 p.m. – Traffic collision – Old Glenn Highway
6:15 p.m. – Suspicious – Eagle River Road
11:26 p.m. – Disturbance – Monte Road
Thursday, Dec. 29
7:50 a.m. – Traffic violation – Eklutna Village Road
7:52 a.m. – Traffic violation – Birchwood Loop
9:57 a.m. – Traffic violation – Chandalar Street
7:37 p.m. – Disturbance – Old Glenn Highway
9:00 p.m. – Theft/larceny – Teklanika Drive
Friday, Dec. 30
2:29 a.m. – DUI – Business Boulevard
6:47 p.m. – Vandalism – Beaujolais Drive
Saturday, Dec. 31
12:11 a.m. – Vandalism – Terrace Lane
2:26 a.m. – Warrant – Lake Street
9:28 a.m. – Disturbance – Cline Street
2:00 p.m. – Theft/larceny – Galena Bay Loop
11:30 p.m. – Juvenile runaway – Gorsuch Street
11:57 p.m. – Warrant – Old Glenn Highway
Sunday, Jan. 1
3:57 a.m. – Theft/larceny – Crested Butte Drive
10:23 a.m. – DUI – Breckenridge Drive
5:25 p.m. – Traffic violation – Eagle River Road
10:55 a.m. – Medic assist – Old Glenn Highway
3:43 p.m. – Public assist – Buttermilk Way