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WPD #14-1150 & #14-1151 Burglary – Copper Wire
August 14, 2014
On Saturday 6-27-14, at approximately 7:20 AM, Wasilla Police Department received a report of 1,000 pounds of copper wire stolen from a trailer on E. Spruce Drive in Wasilla. Approximate value is between $1,200 and $1,800.
In a separate incident on 6-27 Wasilla Police Department received a report of a burglary at approximately 1:50 PM. Investigation revealed that on June 25th someone stole over $2,300 worth of copper from an unsecured building where a church was under construction on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway near Roberts Street.
Burglary 1st, Theft 2nd, Vehicle Theft 1st AST #AK14050554
July 12, 2014
On Tuesday 7-08-14 at approximately 2:57 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Nichols Drive in Houston for a report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the residence with force and stole over $500 in property and a red 1998 Ford pickup from the driveway.
Burglary 1st, Theft 2nd AST #AK14045644
July 02, 2014
On Tuesday, 6-24-14 at approximately 11:46 AM, an Alaska State Trooper responded to the Fronteras Charter School located at 7010 E. Bogard Road in Wasilla for a report of a theft. Investigation revealed someone entered the building and stole multiple items including 14 MacBook Air laptops. This investigation is continuing.
Burglary AST #AK14037117
June 26, 2014
On Monday 5-2-14, at about 10:26 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Snow Goose Road located near Seldon Road in Wasilla for a report of a burglary. The victim reported someone broke into the home while they were gone and stole several heirloom items, jewelry, electronics and a green 1999 Ford Ranger pickup with a green camper bearing Alaska license FLB178. The suspect is described as a white male (average size) with brown hair and possibly driving a white vehicle. Vehicle has been recovered.
Burglary WPD #14-690
June 05, 2014
The Wasilla Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred on Monday, 4-28-14 at Matsu Tattoo located on Knik Goose Bay Road. Investigation revealed the front door of the business was shattered. Two “Mickey Sharpz” tattoo machines were stolen as well as 50-6oz bottles of tattoo ink. Total value of stolen items was $4,500.
Theft AST AK#14037444
June 02, 2014
On Tuesday, 5-27-14 at approximately 7:00 AM the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a business located on Buttercup Drive near the Parks Highway in Wasilla. It was reported that about 1,000 feet of copper was stolen from the business the night before. Investigation continues.
Burglary WPD #14-709
May 23, 2014
The Wasilla Police Department is investigating a report of a burglary that occurred sometime after work hours on Tuesday, 4-29-14 to a business located on Check Street. The suspect kicked in the front door of Robinson Millwork and evidence of a shoe print was observed at the scene. Stolen items from the business include a black plastic rifle case with a hunting scope containing a British Bulldog .44 revolver and a 12 gauge shotgun (possibly Mossberg brand single shot), a cash register containing cash, and 20 to 40 Alaska Mint one-ounce silver collectable commemorative coins.
Burglary 1st, Criminal Mischief 3rd AST #AK14027759
April 30, 2014
On 4-22-14 at 9:07 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of vandalism at a residence on Sorrelwood Drive in Wasilla. An investigation showed that sometime in the previous several months unknown person(s) forced entry to an uninhabited mobile home and caused several thousand dollars in damage. The investigation is ongoing.
Robbery WPD #14-661
April 26, 2014
At approximately 2:57 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the Key Bank branch at 201 North Lucille St. in Wasilla, Alaska was robbed by an unidentified subject. After verbally demanding cash and obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the subject fled the bank on foot via the bank’s west exit and headed south, running across the Parks Highway, the railroad tracks, and towards Railroad Avenue and Lake Lucille. Shortly thereafter, witnesses saw a car traveling east on Railroad Avenue, then south on Knik Goose Bay Road, at a high rate of speed.
Witnesses described the subject as was a white male with light skin, approximately 6’0” tall, medium build, and possibly dark hair. He was wearing camouflage pants, a thick camouflage jacket with a detachable hood pulled up over his head, sunglasses with black lenses and black plastic frames, camouflage gloves, and a black scarf or balaclava with a grey design over his face, covering from his nose to his throat.
The car is described as light in color, possibly white or silver, with a black hood and black front bumper which did not match the rest of the car, possibly as a result of repairs following an accident.
Criminal Mischief 4th, Theft 2nd AST AK#14024246
April 12, 2014
On 4-9-14 at 8:23 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of criminal mischief and theft of a firearm from a vehicle located at a residence off N. Ravens Flight Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed someone had smashed the rear sliding glass of a 2010 Ford F150 sometime during the night and stole a black .38 Ruger handgun with pink grips. The estimated damage and loss is $875. Investigation is continuing.
Burglary WPD #14-305
March 06, 2014
On Sunday 3-2-14, between 11:35 PM and 11:45 PM, Mat-Su Tactical located in Wasilla was burglarized and four firearms were stolen. Surveillance video shows a single white male entering through the rear door and stealing the following three weapons from a display case:
Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm pistol, Serial #HSR4402
Glock 37 .45 GAP, Serial #LKU393
Taurus PT92 9mm, Serial #TGM03420
Also stolen was a Barrett .50 caliber rifle with a Swarovski scope, Serial #1409.
The suspect was wearing heavy black boots, ski jacket, hoodie, beanie hat and scarf, and no color of clothing was recognizable because of infrared cameras. The rear window was broken with a rock and the suspect reached in and unlocked the door. Suspect was inside Mat-Su Tactical for less than two minutes. Estimated value of stolen firearms is $12,295.
Assault, Criminal Mischief, Misconduct Weapons AST AK#14014495
March 05, 2014
On Friday, 2-28-14 at 8:52 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence near the intersection of S. Inner Springer Loop and the Glenn Highway in Palmer for a report of shots fired at a home by an unknown person. Investigation revealed multiple shots hit the house and a 69-year-old female was injured. Investigation is continuing. If you have any information regarding this shooting, suspicious vehicles or persons in the area, call Mat-Su Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.
Theft WPD #14-111
March 02, 2014
On Monday, 1-20-14 Wasilla Police Department responded to a report of a theft at High Noon located on Hermon Road near the Parks Highway. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from a safe at this location.
Burglary AST AK#14008683/#AK14008975
February 11, 2014
On Wednesday, 2-5-14 at approximately 9:00 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary at residence under construction on Paradise Lane near Wasilla Fishhook Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole several Dewalt brand power tools and a Rigid brand air compressor. Also, on 2-6-14 the victim reported that a log fireplace was stolen the previous evening from the same residence. Total loss is estimated at $5,600.
January 25, 2014
On Saturday 1-8-14, Wasilla Police responded to a report of a Burglary at CAC Plastics, LLC located on Broadview Ave near the Parks Highway in Wasilla. Entry was made through an office window that was broken the previous night. The 16 channel Speco Technologies DVR and security cameras were ripped out and stolen as well as cash, a Remington Marine .380 automatic handgun and gold.
Burglary/Theft AST #AK13095268
December 27, 2013
On Saturday, 12-21-13 at approximately 10:40 AM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary that had occurred at a local business on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway in Palmer. Investigation revealed that someone had entered the business sometime during the previous night and stole the ATM machine. Anyone with information about the burglary or location of the ATM is encouraged to call Mat-Su Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.
Homicide AST #AK13092406
December 12, 2013
On Monday, 12-9-13, at approximately 8:00 PM, it was reported to the Alaska State Troopers that Theodore Konyot, age 60 of Palmer, was found deceased by a family member in his home located at approximately Mile 1.1 Knik River Road, in Palmer. Troopers responded to investigate the cause and circumstances of the death. Next of kin has been notified. Investigation is ongoing by Alaska Bureau of Investigation, but Konyot`s death has been determined to be a homicide. Anyone with information relating to Konyot`s death, or who had any contact with Konyot, or saw suspicious activity in that area from Saturday, 12-7 through Monday, 12-9 is asked to call the Alaska State Troopers, Inv. Adams, at 746-9106 or if you would like to make an anonymous report call Mat-Su Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.
Theft 3rd AST AK#13087960
November 26, 2013
On Wednesday, 11-20-13 at approximately 6:55 PM Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a theft at a residence on Yarrow Road located near Norman Avenue in Palmer. Investigation revealed unknown person(s) entered a yard and stole a Wood Miser LP15 sawmill. The sawmill was estimated to be worth $9,000. Investigation continues.
Burglary WPD #13-2112
November 20, 2013
On Monday, 11/11/13 at 12:43 PM, Wasilla Police received a report of a burglary and theft at Kash’s Carpets located on W. Parks Highway in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that sometime between Saturday 11/9/13 at 2:00 PM and Monday at 10:00 AM unknown person(s) made entry through an unlocked rear door. Cash and a .357 Smith & Wesson revolver with a 4” barrel, wood stock and silver finish were stolen. Estimated loss is approximately $800. Investigation is on-going.
Theft AST #AK13086396
November 15, 2013
On Thursday, 11-14-13 at approximately 9:43 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to report of a theft at a residence on Greensward Drive near Pittman Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed unknown person(s) stole a 300 gallon oil tank that was full of fuel oil. Estimated loss is approximately $1,000. Investigation is continuing.