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AST #AK15077506 Theft 2nd
September 25, 2015
On 9-21-15 at 10:13 AM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from property located on W. King Arthur Drive in Houston. Investigation revealed someone entered the property sometime after 9-8 and stole a 500-gallon Greer fuel tank on a metal stand, with approximately 150 gallons of diesel heating fuel inside. Estimated loss is approximately $2,000.
AK#15062989 Missing Person
August 19, 2015
Buckwalter`s vehicle last seen by Law Enforcement on 8/12/15 in the Meadows Lakes area. GHB682 a blue/white 1984 Chev pickup.
AST AK#15062989 Missing Person
August 19, 2015
Daniel Roy Buckwalter was last seen at his residence in Big Lake on 8/4/15. He is described as 46 year old white male, 6’1” tall, 200 pounds with brown curly hair/ hazel eyes and scar on his left cheek. Daniel Buckwalter’s vehicle is described as a 1984 Chevy pickup that is dark blue and white bearing Alaska plate GHB682. The vehicle was last seen by law enforcement on 8/12 in the Meadow Lakes area. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation believes that Buckwalter`s disappearance occurred under suspicious circumstances.
(This report has been corrected from a previous version)
WPD #15-1270 Burglary
July 21, 2015
On 7/11/15, at approximately 1:00 PM, Wasilla Police received a report of a burglary at Valley Armory located on Railroad Avenue in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that on 7/8 at approximately 4:00 PM, two suspects broke into the building and a trailer. A 2000 watt Honda generator, a Rockstar promotional BMX bike, a 16” Husqvarna chainsaw, drop saws, gas cans and assorted items were stolen from the building and trailer. Total value of the items stolen is approximately $4,700.
WPD #15-1119 Vehicle Theft - Motorcycle
July 21, 2015
On 6/30/15 at approximately 9:00 AM Wasilla Police received a report of a theft on West Pioneer Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed a 2007 white/silver Suzuki cruiser style motorcycle with Alaska license 1017RW was stolen from the property at 8:13 AM on 6/21. Trail cameras captured pictures of two white adult males and one adult female stealing the motorcycle and a propane tank.
AST AK#15048244 Homicide
June 26, 2015
UPDATE 5-8-17: JOSHUA BEEBE PLEADED GUILTY TO SECOND DEGREE MURDER IN THE DEATH OF CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN
Alaska State Troopers are looking for anyone with information regarding Christopher Seaman’s activities or people he was associated with between the afternoon of Monday, June 22 and the time his body was discovered in a car parked near the fireworks stands in Big Lake Tuesday night. Anyone who might have seen Seaman or his silver Honda Civic with Alaska license plate FJS829 in that timeframe can call Alaska State Troopers at (907)745-2131 or Mat-Su Crime Stoppers at (907)745-3333.
At approximately 10:45 p.m. on June 23, troopers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked off the highway in Big Lake. AST located a deceased adult male, later identified as 23-year-old Palmer resident Christopher Seaman, inside the parked car. Based on information gathered at the scene, Seaman’s death appeared suspicious. Further investigation determined the cause of death was a result of a homicide. Investigation is ongoing.
AST #AK15045581 Theft 2nd
June 18, 2015
On Monday, 6-15-15 at approximately 3:45 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of theft from property located on Leprechaun Drive in Wasilla. Multiple items were stolen from the property including hunting, camping and fishing equipment as well as a 60’s model BSA500 motocross bike. Estimated loss is estimated at over $750.
AST #AK15042058 Burglary, Criminal Mischief
June 07, 2015
On Friday, 6-4-15 at 8:05 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to report of a burglary at an apartment complex under construction on Wassim Circle in Wasilla. An investigation showed sometime during the previous night someone entered the building and damaged windows and items inside the building. The estimated value of the damage is $1,000. The suspect cut themselves during the incident and may have injuries to their hand(s) or arm(s).
AST #AK15022466 Burglary in the 2nd, Criminal Mischief in the 3rd, Theft in the 3rd
April 11, 2015
On Monday, 3-30-15 at approximately 4:11 AM, a 911 call was received by the Alaska State Troopers stating the Hill Top Tesoro in Sutton had been burglarized. Troopers arrived and an investigation revealed the Hill Top Tesoro was broken into between 1:40 AM and 2:00 AM. Two security windows were broken, a cigarette machine was heavily damaged, and several hundred dollars’ worth of tobacco products, and an undetermined amount of cash was taken from a donation bucket. The donation bucket was to assist a family in a recent fire that lost their entire home. The suspect is described as a white or Native male or female, approximately 5’7” to 5’10” tall and 200 to 220 lbs. Investigation continues.
AST #AK15020261 Criminal Mischief 3, Criminal Trespass 1
March 28, 2015
On Sunday 3-22-15 at 8:00 AM, Troopers received a report of vandalism near Mile Post 60 of the Glenn Highway in Sutton. An investigation revealed that an unknown person(s) intentionally damaged numerous vehicles on the property causing functional and cosmetic damage in excess of $10,000. The investigation continues.
AST #AK15017489 Burglary 1st, Theft 2nd, Criminal Trespass 1st
March 19, 2015
On Thursday, 3-11-15 at approximately 12:33 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary after the fact at a residence located on S. Morgan (in the area Sylvan Lane and Hollywood Road) in Wasilla. Investigation revealed someone had entered the residence and stole a Sentry safe containing personal documents and a large sum of cash. Approximately thirty firearms were taken from the residence. Total value of the items is estimated over $50,000.00.
AST #AK15010014 Armed Robbery
February 11, 2015
On 2-9-15 at approximately 7:40 PM Alaska State Troopers responded to the Geneva Woods Pharmacy on Seward Meridian Parkway in Wasilla for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation determined that an unknown male forced entry through the back door of the pharmacy while the lone pharmacist was preparing to close the pharmacy for the evening. The suspect was armed with a firearm and forced the pharmacist to fill up a large tote with all of the controlled prescription medication. The pharmacist was unharmed during the robbery. Investigation is ongoing.
WPD #15-86 Theft
January 28, 2015
On 1-8-15 at 12:03 PM, Wasilla Police responded to Alaska Mini Storage located at 190 E. Paulson Avenue for a report of a theft from one of the units. At least six firearms and between $1500 and $2000 worth of other items were taken. This case is currently under investigation.
.38 caliber FIE black Revolver
.45 caliber HiPoint JHP Black handgun
.40 caliber Smith and Wesson SW40VE handgun
Colt 911-A 22/45 Made in 1937 RAF Military Restead from WW2 (Priceless)
.38 revolver British made Browning from WW2 (Priceless)
12 gauge Shotgun
Some other items are: 47” Vizio flat screen TV, computer/monitor, humidifier/ 2 boxes of filters, BS2-BS3 Black Blue Ray, Blue Ray DVRs (2) and stereo, ladder ($500), A Queen size bed and headboard, and a variety of clothing and miscellaneous items.
AST #AK15002838/AST #AK15003015 Burglary
January 15, 2015
On 1-12-15 at 1:33 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle with company decals from Sockeye Asphalt located on Lucille Street in Wasilla. Investigation revealed a white 2012 Chevy Flatbed truck bearing AK plate GKH322 was stolen sometime after 3:30 PM on 1-09-15.
VEHICLE RECOVERED 1/24/15
On 1-13-15 at 9:51 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary after the fact at a residence located on Shalestone Loop in Wasilla. An investigation revealed a gas stove was stolen from the living room area of the residence sometime after 1-8-15. The house contained no other heat source, which caused the pipes to freeze, damaging the water softener system. Estimated loss is $3,000.
Troopers suspect the theft of the Chevy flatbed truck may be linked to the burglary on Shalestone Loop.
AST #AK14095972 Burglary I & Theft II
December 19, 2014
On Sunday 12-13-14 at approximately 10:55 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to an address on Parsons St. in Big Lake for a report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the residence and stole a firearm described as a .45 caliber Highpoint pistol.
AST #AK14087057 Burglary I, Burglary II, Vehicle Theft II, and Theft II x 3
November 07, 2014
On Thursday 11-06-14 at approximately 2:06 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Necia Road located near Sunset Avenue in Wasilla for a report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the residence and an outbuilding and stole approximately $4,500 in property and two firearms. The suspect(s) also stole a 2000 Yamaha 700 snowmachine from the backyard.
WPD #14-1805 Criminal Mischief
October 07, 2014
On Monday 9-22-14 the City of Wasilla Public Works Department reported damage at the Wasilla Airport. Workers reported thirty-two (32) lights along the taxi and runway had been broken. The damage occurred sometime on Friday, September 19th. Damage was estimated at $6,400.
AST AK#14073915 Vehicle Theft 2nd
September 25, 2014
On Friday 9-19-14 at 6:45 AM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a stolen dirt-bike motorcycle which had been chained to the front porch of a residence located off Portage Drive in Palmer the evening before. The motorcycle is 2009 orange and black KLM XTW250, worth about $8,500. In addition, the clutch lever was slightly curled up from when the motorcycle was dropped once.
AST #AK14073301 Theft 2nd
September 25, 2014
On Wednesday 9-17-14 at 7:41 AM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft of two rings from a residence on N. Charley Drive in Wasilla. The first is a white gold ring with a blue topaz stone and the second is a white gold 1.5 karat diamond engagement ring. Total loss is $4,200.
AST #AK14064059 Theft 2nd – Copper Wire
August 28, 2014
On Monday 8-18-14, Alaska State Troopers received a report of copper wire stolen from a new construction site at Joe Redington High School located near Mile 10 Knik-Goose Bay Road. Four trailers containing construction supplies were broken into over the weekend of 8-15. The theft is estimated at $1,000 worth of 3/0 #2 stranded grounding/bare copper wire (which had been spooled). Troopers are currently watching recycling depots for leads on persons attempting to sell scrap copper wire.