Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 11:28

String of thefts, burglaries pepper area

Anchorage police took reports for five thefts or burglaries between July 12 and July 17.

The first report came in at 8 p.m. on July 12, according to case summaries provided by police spokesman Lt. Dave Parker. A resident of Heritage Court in Eagle River reported her purse disappeared from her vehicle. The purse contained about $1,500 in cash; two Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union debit cards; four Social Security cards; a schedule book; tax ID number; miscellaneous business cards; an electronic benefit transfer card; keys; a Sony MP3 player; and a Samsung 4G Galaxy with a cracked screen, valued at about $750. Police have no suspects.

The next report came in at about 10:15 p.m. on July 15. A homeowner on Inyo Circle in Eagle River came home to find her back door forced open and food taken.

On July 17, police logged a report at 7:15 a.m. about a burglarized Conex container on Eklutna Village Road. No report was on file for that one, Parker said. The same day, a resident of Center Court in Eagle River reported that someone stole a computer while the resident was working out of town. And someone who lives on South Birchwood Loop Road reported a small safe taken during a burglary. Parker said he didn’t see any information on the safe’s contents. He had no suspect description and said no one was arrested.


DUI arrests

Anchorage police said they arrested Andrew Cross, 19, of Wasilla for driving under the influence after an officer stopped him for swerving out of his lane at Birchwood Loop Road around 9:45 p.m. on July 12. Cross’ estimated blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit. He was taken to Anchorage Jail on $250 bail.

In an unrelated case, police arrested Sherry Krivosheyff, 51, of Anchorage for driving under the influence, assault on a police officer and refusal to submit to a chemical test on July 15, according to police spokesman Lt. Dave Parker. An officer stopped Krivosheyff for careless driving on the Old Glenn Highway in Chugiak just after 3 p.m. on July 15 after responding to a Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately call from another motorist, Parker said. Krivosheyff kicked the officer in the leg during the arrest, he said. She was taken to Anchorage Jail on $1,500 bail.

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