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If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 745-3333 or submit a Web Tip on this secure website.  You do not have to give your name.  Your call could earn you up to $1000.00, if the information leads to the arrest or criminal indictment of suspect(s). 

7/8/2016 - AST #AK15051701 Death Investigation


On 7/3/15, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a man and a woman missing from a campsite located near mile 79 of the Denali Highway. Initial responding troopers found evidence suggesting an altercation involving gunfire associated with their vehicle and camper trailer. An extensive search of the area was initiated involving AST aircraft and Wilderness Search and Rescue volunteers.

On 7/5/15 at approximately 4:00 PM a dilapidated trailer was discovered near an abandoned mining camp and both missing individuals were found deceased inside. The missing couple was later identified as Lynn Butler, 42, of Wasilla, and Richard Casler, 62, of Wasilla.

Foul play is suspected, and the investigation is on-going. Members of the public who were in the vicinity of the Denali Highway between 7/2/15 to 7/4/15, who may have made video recordings or taken photographs are encouraged to contact the Alaska Bureau of Investigation at (907) 269-5611.

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6/3/2016 - AST AK#16037845 Theft of Caterpillar Skid Steer Model 226B
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On Wednesday, 5/25/16 at approximately 4:00 PM, the Alaska State Troopers in Wasilla received a report of a vehicle theft from a property on Museum Drive.  Investigation revealed a Caterpillar Skid Steer Model 226B was stolen from the property between the dates of Sunday 5/22 and Tuesday 5/24. Estimate loss is $35,000.

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5/19/2016 - AST #AK16030041 Chickaloon Burglary

On Wednesday, 4/27/16, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a residence on N. Maggie Lane in Chickaloon. Investigation revealed that unknown person(s) kicked in the front door, entered the residence and stole numerous firearms as well as several electronic devices and tools valued at over $10,000. A suspect vehicle is described as a light blue SUV. The investigation continues.

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4/29/2016 - AST AK#16028664 Theft 2nd

On Friday, 4-22-16 at approximately 7:00 AM, Alaska State Troopers took a report of a theft from a blue 2002 Ford work van parked on a construction site on N. Buttermilk Circle located near Engstrom Road and Wolf Lake Drive in Wasilla. The passenger-side window was broken out and approximately $2,500 in tools had been stolen from the van. Investigation in this case is ongoing.

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3/30/2016 - AST #AK16022017 Vehicle Theft

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On Monday, 3-28-16 at approximately 8:31 PM, a vehicle was reported stolen to the Alaska State Troopers by an Iditarod volunteer.  Anchorage Chrysler Dodge had allowed the Iditarod Sled dog race to use several vehicles during the race to assist race volunteers.  On March 6th, race volunteers were using some of the vehicles in the Willow area. 
A black 2012 Dodge 1500 with Alaska plate #GRJ861 was stolen from the area of the Willow Recreation Center.  The theft was not discovered until later due to miscommunication between race volunteers.  Investigation revealed the Anchorage Police Dept. had been involved in a short vehicle pursuit involving the stolen Dodge truck in Anchorage on 3-27-16 at approximately 8:00 AM (it was not reported stolen at that time). The vehicle was last seen driving East on 6th Ave in Anchorage.

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3/3/2016 - Palmer PD #16-1022



Palmer Police investigated several reports of vandalism throughout the City of Palmer between the late evening hours of Sunday, 2-28-16 and early morning hours of Monday, 2-29.  Investigation revealed unknown persons spray painted several residences, businesses, vehicles, sidewalks, street signs, and parking lots with graffiti.  Estimated cost to repair the vandalized property is approximately $4,000.00.  Investigation is ongoing.

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2/25/2016 - AST #AK16013065 Burglary II, Theft III, and Criminal Mischief III
On Monday 2-22-16, at approximately 5:15 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to the Fresh Start Espresso located on Bogard Road at Stringfield (Old Trunk) Road in Palmer for a burglary after-the-fact.  Investigation revealed unknown person(s) gained forced entry into the coffee stand between the hours of 6:00 PM on 2-21 and 5:00 AM on 2-22 causing approximately $1500 damage and stealing cash.

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1/17/2016 - AST #AK16002567 Burglary/Theft

On Monday, 1-11-16 at approximately 12 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a new home under construction off Snowgoose Road for a report of a burglary. Investigation revealed the house had been broken into sometime between 1-6 and 1-11 and several items were stolen including tools, wood and cabinets that were taken off the walls. Investigation is ongoing.

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1/6/2016 - AST #AK15102621 Burglary/Theft


On Monday, 12-28-15 at approximately 8:50 AM, it was reported to the Alaska State Troopers that a home under construction and a work trailer located on Alder Drive (near Bogard Road and Seldon Road) in Wasilla was forcibly broken into.  The incident occurred between 12-23-15 at 5:00 PM and 12-28-15 at 8:00 AM.  An inventory of stolen tools and other items estimated the loss to be in excess of $3,000. Investigation is ongoing.

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12/13/2015 - AST #AK15098479 Hit & Run
On Thursday, 12-10-15 at approximately 4:49 AM Alaska State Troopers responded to the area of Schrock Road and Burlwood Avenue in Wasilla for a report of a male laying on the ground with injuries who appeared to have been hit by a car. Investigation revealed the victim was walking on the side of Schrock Road and was struck by an unknown passing vehicle. The victim sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

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