POLICE BRIEFS - 2/13/14



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Power tools, saws stolen

Power tools and saws were recently reported stolen from Alaska Integrated Services, according to Anchorage Police. After working all day Jan. 30, an employee at the business, located on VFW Road in Eagle River, noticed the tools were missing from a storage unit, APD spokesperson Dani Myren said.

No arrests have been made and the value of the tools was not known.

 

Cash stolen from Nature Center

About $140 of cash was taken from the parking fee drop box at the Eagle River Nature Center on Jan. 31, Myren said.

 

Shoplifting arrests

• Chugiak’s Dorothy Lantz, 32, was charged with second-degree theft and Anchorage’s Mary Johnson, 23, was charged with third-degree theft after they were caught attempting to steal $197.69 worth of merchandise from Walmart in Eagle River on Jan. 31, Myren said. Lantz’s charge stemmed from prior convictions, she said.

• Eagle River’s Denise Louann Payovich, 48, was charged with fourth-degree theft after she was caught attempting to steal less than $50 worth of merchandise from Fred Meyer in Eagle River on Feb. 4, Myren said. She was cited and released.

 

DUI arrests

• Eagle River’s Cory McBride, 47, was charged with driving under the influence, fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon and driving while license revoked Feb. 1, Myren said. APD responded to the Eagle River McDonald’s at 1 a.m. for a report of a possible impaired driver. An employee called police after witnessing McBride swaying and talking with slurred speech, Myren said. McBride provided a breath sample of .177, she said. The legal limit is .08. McBride was taken to Anchorage Jail with bail set at $2,500 plus a third party custodian.

• Eagle River’s Joseph Alexander Sue Jr., 30, was charged with driving under the influence, driving while license revoke and resisting arrest Feb. 3, Myren said. Police stopped Sue for a seatbelt violation while traveling southbound on the Glenn Highway in Eagle River at 1:52 a.m.

Sue initially ran from police and hid briefly in a bathroom, Myren said, but he came out on his own within 10 to 15 seconds. Sue provided a breath sample of .215, Myren said. He was taken to Anchorage Jail with bail set at $7,500 plus a third party custodian.

 

Charges are merely accusations; defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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