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).
Wasilla PD # 11-62 Armed RobberyOn 1-16-11, at 3:05 PM, Wasilla Police responded to an armed robbery at Arctic Pull Tabs. According to the complainant, a white male in his early 20’s entered the building and pulled a handgun from his pants and demanded money. Approximately $1,000 was taken from the business. The male was wearing a black hoodie, black sunglasses, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. The male then left the business on foot towards the Mug Shot Saloon.
March 09, 2011
AST #11-14252 - Burglary 1, Theft 2, Criminal Mischief 3
February 18, 2011
On 2/13/11 at approximately 6:13 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a business off of Trevett Road near Pittman Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed unknown subject(s) broke the door, entered the business, and took approximately $5,000 worth of ivory carvings and collectible coins. K-9 Roelle tracked the suspect(s) for approximately 1 mile where evidence revealed the suspect entered a vehicle and left the area. This case is still under investigation.
Hit and Run AST #11-13128
February 14, 2011
On 2-9-11 at approximately 7:00 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a hit-and-run crash with minor injuries on Knik-Goose Bay Road and Commodore in Wasilla. Investigation revealed an adult male was driving his 1988 blue Toyota 4-door when he was struck from behind while attempting to make a turn from Knik-Goose Bay onto Commodore Drive. The vehicle that hit the Toyota then fled the scene and has yet to be located. The Toyota 4-door sustained approximately $1,500 in damage.
AST #11-10435 Vehicle Theft 1
February 04, 2011
On 2/1/11 at approximately 5:45 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle theft at the Trunk Rd. Park and Ride near Palmer. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) stole a green 1995 green Jeep Cherokee parked at the Park and Ride. The vehicle had a cracked windshield and a “For Sale” sign in the rear window.
Palmer PD #11-297 Larceny from Building/Illegal Use of Credit Card
January 28, 2011
**S O L V E D**
On 1-12-11, at about 6:50 PM at Sears and 8:15 PM at Walmart in Wasilla, a white female, approximately 5’6 to 5’9, 160 to 180 pounds, with long hair, in her late 20’s to early 30’s purchased items using stolen credit cards (see attached photo of the suspect). The female attempted to use multiple cards to purchase the items. If you have information regarding the suspect please contact Mat-Su Crime Stoppers at 745-3333.
It is unknown if there are multiple victims of credit card theft by this suspect. Anyone who recently had fraudulent charges on their credit/debit cards in the Wasilla and Palmer area around this time period are encouraged to call Palmer Police at 745-4811
Wasilla PD #10-1736 Arson
January 20, 2011
On 12-6-10 and 12-16-10, a structure fire was reported at Earthly Treasures, located at 340 N. Lucille Street in Wasilla. The first fire was called in at approximately 9:00 PM and extinguished shortly after the fire was started but the building was still heavily damaged. A set of keys belonging to the business were located outside the structure. The second fire which occurred on 12-16-10 was called in at approximately 9:30 PM and did substantial damage resulting in the shutdown of the business. The building was a total loss and damage was estimated at $200,000.
AST #11-2219 - Vehicle Theft I X2, Burglary II, Criminal Mischief III X2
January 14, 2011
On 01/08/2011 at 9:11 AM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a church on Hollywood Rd. in Big Lake for a reported burglary. Investigation revealed two church vans were stolen. The vans were wrecked and recovered in the area of Kluane and Klutina. A newer model 42” flat screen television and a Fender Bassman amplifier were stolen from the church with an estimated value of $1000.
AST #10-117817/AST #10-117750 - Larceny: Theft of Heating Fuel in Sutton
December 21, 2010
On 12/16/2010 the Alaska State Troopers responded to two separate reports of heating fuel stolen in the Sutton area. The first incident involved approximately 350 gallons of heating fuel stolen on 12-6-10 from a residence on Wright Way in Sutton. The second incident occurred late in the evening on 12-15-10 from a business known as Kat’s Quik Mart, formerly known as the Riverside Grocery & Deli, located on the Glenn Highway (this was the second incident within a week at Kat’s Quik Mart). The combined loss is approximately $1,585.00. No leads or suspects have been developed.
AST #10-113652 - Burglary I
December 13, 2010
On 12/03/2010at approximately 4:55 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft at a residence off of Peninsula Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed unknown person(s) gained access to the residence by breaking a window in a door. The following items were taken from the residence, a Playstation 3, a 40” Samsung television (ModelUN40B6000), a Gateway Laptop Computer (Model 2010) with a black cord, and a 9 mm handgun. Investigation is ongoing.
AST #10-90225 - Burglary
December 03, 2010
On 09/20/2010 at approximately 7:30 PM, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Paddock Drive in Wasilla to investigate a burglary. Investigation revealed on 9-20-10, unknown suspect(s) gained forced entry into the residence stealing several thousand dollars in personal property and causing approximately $1,000 in damage to the residence. An XBox 360 Console (Gelgame), Apple IMac 20” desktop computer, Cannon EOS T1i camera, Toshiba HDTV Model 32HLC56, Panasonic 42” HDTV Model TH-42PX60U, and a white Nintendo Wii Console (Gelgame) were stolen.
WPD #10-1509 - Burglary
November 27, 2010
On 11/04/2010 at approximately 0910 hours, the Wasilla Police Department received a report of a burglary at the CC Skidoo shop located on S. Willow in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that three ATV’s were recently stolen from the property. In addition, it was later discovered the evening of 11/4/10 that a 2010 Ski Doo Model 600 Renegade Backcounty snow machine was stolen. The snow machine has distinguishing details to include yellow and black honeycomb panels, Rev Tek suspension, custom air intake holes and a RS race seat. Approximate value of the snow machine is approximately $14,000 (similar to the attached photo). The ATV’s have since been recovered.
AST #10-100772 - Burglary
November 20, 2010
On 10/22/2010 at approximately 3:40 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a transmission shop located near Mile 50 of the Parks Highway in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that forced entry was made and approximately $10,000 worth of tools was stolen including approximately $600 in damage to the door.
AST #10-102630 - Residential Burglary
November 08, 2010
On 10/28/2010 at approximately 3:09 PM Alaska State Troopers investigated a burglary on Serrano Drive in Wasilla. Investigation revealed between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM on 10-28-10 unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the residence and stole personal items including electronics in excess of $5,000. Some of the items taken from the residence where a 52” Samsung LED/3D/LCD TV, Samsung Blue-ray player, 32” Insignia TV with built in Blue-Ray player, HP Pavilion all in one PC, HP Lap Top computer, Nintendo DS X 2, and Bose Sound System and 3D glasses.
A vehicle of interest is a foreign made sedan black in color with heavy tinted windows. It had silver trim around the windows and believed to have a newer style license plate. Vehicle was seen leaving the residence by a neighbor.
AST #10-102559 - Burglary I, Theft II, Criminal Mischief III
November 06, 2010
On 10/28/10 at approximately 12:15 PM, Alaska State Troopers investigated a burglary at Mat-Su Central Fire Station #52 located on Bogard Road and Engstrom Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed between the hours of 11:45 PM on 10/27/10 and 12:15 PM on 10/28/10 unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the station and stole in excess of $20,000 in fire safety equipment. Damage to the station is estimated at $500.
On 10/29/10 at approximately 12:17 PM, Alaska State Troopers recovered a majority of the stolen Central Mat-Su Fire Department property during a burglary investigation at a residence in the Cottonwood subdivision of Wasilla. The recovered property was returned to CMSFD and investigation is continuing regarding the remaining stolen property which includes a 42” LCD Samsung TV, a Pelican case for a computer, and miscellaneous fire equipment. In addition, the burglary at the fire station took place in an area visible from the nearby road system and the public is urged to report any suspicious activity during that time.
AST #10-99854 - Burglary I / Theft II
October 29, 2010
On 10/20/2010 at approximately 8:38 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a residence on Hatcher Pass Street in Wasilla (Pittman area). Investigation revealed sometime between 10/16/10 and 10/19/10, unknown suspect(s) gained entry into the residence stealing a Troybuilt Gardenway 22” 10/hp snow blower and a NordicTrack Proform XP Treadmill Model #831.29525.4. Total approximate value of the items is $1,000.
AST #10-92794 - Vehicle Theft
October 22, 2010
On 09/28/10 at approximately 10:50 AM, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Arabian Way in Palmer to investigate the theft of a 2006 Polaris 500 four-wheeler, black/silver in color with a plow and winch. The four-wheeler was taken from the driveway sometime between 9/26/10 and 9/28/10 (without the key). The estimated value is $6,000.
AST #10-92284 - Burglary I - Theft II
October 11, 2010
On 09/26/2010 at approximately 6:26 PM, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a residence on Mayflower Lane in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that between 4:00 PM and 6:26 PM someone entered the residence and stole a Remington Model 870 .12 gauge shotgun and Toshiba Satellite laptop. The shotgun is valued at $450 and the laptop is valued at $501.
AST #10-86353 - Vehicle Theft
September 15, 2010
On 09/09/2010 at approximately 2:00 PM, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a theft from the Hartley Motors store located at 1750 James Place near Trunk Road and the Parks Highway. Investigation revealed sometime during the evening of 9-8-10 or the morning of 9-9-10 the chain link fence surrounding the yard where 4-wheelers are stored was cut and the lock on the back gate was broken. Four 4-wheelers were stolen from the yard and driven away into the subdivision north of Hartley Motors:
Black 2007 Honda TRX500FE
Black 2005 Honda TRX 680 Rincon
Green 2005 Honda TRX 680 Rincon
Yellow Honda TRX 400 EX Sport Model
WPD #10-1041 - Burglary
September 03, 2010
On 8-7-10 at approximately 7:41 AM the Wasilla Police Department received a report of a burglary at the Valley Pro Lube located on the Palmer Wasilla Highway in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that damage was done to the rear roll up door and that the window to the office, which was accessed through the wash bay, was smashed. A safe and several thousand dollars in cash and gold colored wash tokens were stolen. Estimated total loss is approximately $8,750.00. Investigation continues.
AST #10-73297 - Burglary
August 27, 2010
On 8-5-10 at approximately 5:17 PM, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary at a residence located off of S. Loussac Lane in Wasilla. Investigation revealed non-forced entry into the residence through a dog door. Over $8,000 worth of items were stolen from the residence to include a 19” Toshiba TV/DVD Model 19HLV87A, blue/gray HP laptop, Asus laptop, Wii game console, Panasonic camera Model Lumix DMC-TZ5, Kodak Easyshare camera Model CD33, a gold and diamond wedding ring set, 10K topaz white gold ring, Dooney & Bourke purse, miscellaneous clothing and other miscellaneous jewelry.