All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Information received from the Anchorage Police Department CAD Log of Reports Taken for the Chugiak-Eagle River area as recorded online at the Community Crime Map via Renee Oistad of the APD Communications Department and transcribed by Amy Armstrong.
Fri., Nov. 11
A 2004 white Ford pickup truck was stolen from the yard of the owner’s workplace in the 12000 block of Spring Brook Drive in Eagle River. Police have not determined how the pickup truck was stolen as the owner still has the key. No suspect has been identified either.
Sun., Nov. 13
Eagle River Wal-Mart managers declined to press charges against a 16-year-old male found by a private citizen to be in possession of stolen Wal-Mart merchandise in a nearby neighborhood. The juvenile resisted being put in handcuffs when APD contacted him there. He was taken back to the store. He initially gave a false name but his true identity was discovered. The juvenile was given an official directive to contact the McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage regarding the incident in which resisting arrest and providing false information occurred. The suspect was released into the custody of a foster father. The suspect was trespassed from Wal-Mart for one year.
A 16-year-old male was detained by store security personnel at Carr’s grocery store in the 11400 block of Business Blvd in Eagle River on suspicion of shoplifting. The juvenile allegedly had store merchandise concealed on his person as well as alcohol in his possession. The juvenile allegedly had been drinking the alcohol. Carr’s personnel filled out a private person arrest form for the shoplifting. The juvenile was trespassed from the store property and was cited for allegedly being a minor consuming alcohol. The juvenile was released to the custody of his grandmother.
Tues., Nov. 15
While homeowners in the 17700 block of Teklanika Drive in Eagle River were home, an unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway and took house keys from the vehicle. The unknown suspect then entered the garage and allegedly stole several tools from inside the garage. The homeowners were alerted to the burglary event when they heard the garage door open.
Homeowners reported during the night while they were asleep that an unknown suspect pried open a window on the front of the residence. It does appear the unknown suspect entered the home. Nothing is missing, however, pry marks were found on three other windows of the house.
An unknown suspect broke the lock on a window at a home in the 18800 block of Whirlaway Road in Eagle River in Eagle River. Officers could not determine if the home was entered as nothing is missing but did document the broken window lock.
Wed., Nov. 16
APD dispatch received a report of a vehicle swerving on the Glenn Highway and driving on the shoulder. A patrol officer was able to locate the vehicle and observe how it was being driven. According to police reports, the officer observed the vehicle swerving and almost hitting another vehicle. The officer pulled the vehicle over in the 15000 block of E. Eagle River Loop Road. Heather Hernandez, age 38 of Eagle River, was arrested on scene for alleged operation of a motor vehicle under the influence.
APD responded to reports of an adult male providing alcohol to teenagers. No charges or arrests have been made as of The ECHO News deadline. The case is still being investigated, according to police.