• At 12:42 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault. AST responded and subsequently arrested a juvenile for two counts of assault in the fourth degree. The juvenile was transported to Kodiak Jail.
• At 6:20 a.m., AST received a report of an assault. AST responded and arrested Jacob Macomber, 32, for three counts of assault; one count each of criminal mischief, criminal trespass, theft and fraud; and 36 counts of violating conditions of release.
• At 12:17 p.m., AST received an anonymous call reporting a vehicle is on its side at White Sands Beach near the Hatchery. AST responded. A sign had been knocked over in the collision. Beach Comber’s Towing had already taken possession of the vehicle. AST went to their impound lot and was able to identify the driver and owner of the vehicle. An investigation is ongoing.
• At 4:20 p.m., AST received a report of a civil issue in Kodiak. An investigation is ongoing.
• At 10:03 a.m., AST received a report of a burglary in Port Lions. The caller reported his residence was burglarized sometime in March. The caller stated the door had been kicked open and he discovered his rifle was missing. AST called the complainant back and did not get ahold of him, leaving a voicemail. VPSOs were not available due to training. Once he calls back, AST will update this case with any relevant information.
• At approximately 3:19 p.m., AST received a call from someone stating that an unwelcome party was on her property. An investigation revealed the party had a trespass from the property in the Alaska Public Safety Information Network. AST responded and the party was allowed to be there per a previous agreement. An investigation is going.
• At 8:11 p.m., AST received a report of an intoxicated party who was shooting his gun from his porch. There were no reports of injuries. The caller stated the shooting has stopped, and the intoxicated party went back inside of his residence. The caller was not a witness. Witnesses were unavailable for interview at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
• At approximately 2:26 a.m., AST received a report of a female crying and yelling somewhere outside behind her house. AST responded and located intoxicated juveniles, one whom was injured. EMS transported the injured juvenile to the hospital and her mother was contacted and responded to the hospital. The Office of Child Services was notified.
• At 3:47 a.m., AST received a report of a theft. The complainant reported that someone knocked on their door stating they were robbed and pushed around. AST responded and made contact with the complainant. Willis Nelson, 37, was charged with one count of theft that was forwarded to the Kodiak District Attorney’s Office.
• At 4:30 p.m., AST received a report of a minor vehicle collision. Both drivers had already exchanged information prior to AST arriving. There were no reported injuries, and the vehicles were able to be driven from the scene.
• At 5:09 p.m., the U.S. Coast Guard reported they had stopped a vehicle for failure to maintain a lane and smelled alcohol upon approaching the driver. The driver also admitted to consuming alcohol. AST conducted an investigation. Due to lack of probable cause, no arrest was made. The driver was released to another sober adult.
• At 12:55 a.m., AST received a welfare check request. AST responded. The party was okay and denied suicidal ideations. There was no reported domestic violence crime from either party, just a verbal disagreement.
• At approximately 10:00 a.m., an AST trooper appeared at the Kodiak Crab Festival parade along with KPD. All went well.
• At 11:51 a.m., AST received a report of a burglary in Kodiak. An investigation revealed that the complainant’s storage unit was broken into within the last two months. An investigation is ongoing.
• At 5:27 p.m., AST received a report of a suspicious fire at 11979 South Russian Creek Road in the Bells Flats area of Kodiak, on Aug. 20 at 4:30 a.m. Womens Bay Volunteer Fire Department responded to the initial report and was able to contain the fire to a burned 1991 Toyota pickup truck as well as burned bottom fishing gear stored on the vacant lot. Womens Bay Fire requested the assistance of Kodiak Fire Department for investigation. However, AST was not made aware of the suspicious nature of the fire until Aug. 22. Troopers conducted a follow up investigation and subsequently located physical evidence containing fingerprints at the scene. An investigation is ongoing. It is requested that anyone with information regarding the fire contact the Alaska State Troopers at (907) 486-4121 or Kodiak Crime Stoppers.
• At approximately 2:45 p.m., AST received a report of mail theft in Kodiak. The complainant reported that a package was stolen from her mailbox on Aug. 15. They reported the incident to the Postal Service who advised her to make a report to AST as well. AST contacted the complainant and spoke further about the theft from the mailbox. It was determined that there were no suspects/vehicles to further the investigation and the packaging materials had been recovered near Pillar Creek Beach by the Postal Service. The investigation was closed pending further information.
Richard Alvarez, 22, was issued a citation by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for sport fishing without his 2020 sport fishing license in his possession. Alvarez has 30 days to correct the citation or bail is set at $220.00 in the Kodiak Courts.