POLICE BRIEFS: APD officers respond to a variety of calls

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 11:04
  • Anchorage Police Department vehicles sit outside the Justin Wollam police substation in Eagle River. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth)

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department’s online crime mapping database. Information about specific crimes is provided by the APD public information office. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.


On Jan. 27 at around 7 a.m., someone reported a padlock securing a building under construction had been cut. The complaintant couldn’t tell if anything had been taken, police said. The case is under investigation.


On Jan. 25 at around 6:30 p.m., APD was called by someone who claimed to have seen a vehicle swerving in the roadway. Police went to the home where the alleged swerving vehicle was registered. While Officers said they determined Michael S. Rumbaugh, 18, had been driving the vehicle under the influence of drugs. He was arrested.

On Jan. 30 at around 3:13 a.m., police received a call from a citizen who claimed to have seen a vehicle swerving in the roadway. Officers located the vehicle on the Glenn Highway and stopped driver Faaletonu S. Manusina, 22, of Anchorage, and arrested him for operating under the influence.


On Jan. 26 at around 9 a.m., police received a report that jewelry had been stolen from a home. The case is under investigation.


On Jan. 26 at around 7:45 p.m., police took a report from a man who said he had received a threatening message from someone he had been involved with in a 2011 assault case.

No insurance

On Jan. 27 at around 8:10 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle driven by Troy C. Donahoo, 48, of Wasilla, and issued him citations for no insurance, expired registration and open container of marijuana.

Domestic violence

On Jan. 27 at around 11:13 p.m., police were called to a residence for a verbal altercation and found a father and daughter had got into a shouting match during which the daughter allegedly threw a TV remote at the father which struck him in the leg. The daughter left the scene and the father was uninjured.


On Jan. 30 at around 10:49 p.m., an APD officer stopped driver Lance L. Whittaker, 30, of Chugiak, and found he had warrants out for his arrest. Whittaker was taken into custody on the warrants, which were for operating under the influence, fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Facebook comments