Carrs Loss Prevention Employees Nab Robbers and Shoplifters
Editor’s Disclaimer: 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. All persons are assumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.
Thurs., April 6
Matthew T. Marr, age 33 of Wasilla, was arrested for alleged Misconduct Involving a Weapon III and V at the intersection of the Old Glenn Highway and Santa Maria Drive in Eagle River. The vehicle Marr was driving was pulled over by an APD patrol officer for having illegally tinted windows and an obscured license plate. During the traffic stop, a second APD officer worked as a cover officer standing on the passenger side of the stopped vehicle. From that position, according to police reports, the second officer was able to see a firearm in an open compartment of the vehicle in front of the gear shift. The second officer notified the first officer who then asked the driver to exit the vehicle. Marr was arrested, according to police records, because he allegedly did not immediately notify the first officer that he had a firearm in the gun as per legal requirements to do so. According to police records, Marr also is a convicted felon and not allowed to be in possession of a handgun.
Erik F. Donhauser-Sagmoen, age 23 of Anchor Point, was arrested for alleged theft at the Carrs Quality Center grocery store in the 11400 block of Business Blvd in Eagle River. Two store loss prevention employees witnessed Donhauser-Sagmoen put items in a shopping basket and exit the store without paying for the items. Donhauser-Sagmoen was confronted outside of the store by the loss prevention employees. He allegedly ran from them. According to police reports, the loss prevention employees told police they were able to pursue Donhauser-Sagmoen and catch him and retain him in store custody until police arrived.
Fri., April 7
Kyle M. George, age 32 of Anchorage, was arrested for alleged Robbery II at the Carrs Quality Center grocery store in the 11400 block of Business Blvd in Eagle River. George was confronted by two of the store’s loss prevention employees after he allegedly filled up a cart with groceries and left it in the store as he went to his vehicle to change shirts. George allegedly returned to the store to retrieve the cart. He allegedly walked out of the store with the cart full of unpaid groceries. According to police reports, George allegedly pushed and elbowed one of the store loss prevention employees in the face in an attempt to flee the scene. Both loss prevention employees took George into store custody until police arrived.
An arrest warrant for Larissa J. McMahill, age 38 of Wasilla, was issued for alleged Assault and Criminal Mischief in the 13600 block of Fire Creek Trail Drive in Eagle River. According to police reports, McMahill engaged in a physical altercation with her child’s biological father. She allegedly broke his phone and slammed his leg with a vehicle door several times. McMahill had left the scene before police arrived.
Mon., April 10
An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Echo Street and Monte Street in Eagle River for a vehicle that had expired tags. The driver, 40-year-old Patricia A. Abell of Anchorage, was arrested and jailed on two outstanding unrelated warrants.
Blake W. Snyder, age 29 of Eagle River, was arrested on an outstanding unrelated warrant at the intersection of Coronado Road and Echo Street where the vehicle Snyder was driving was broken down in the roadway.
Tues., April 11
An APD patrol officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red Dodge ram truck that was traveling down the Glenn Highway at 82 miles per hour. After the officer turned on the lights and siren of the patrol car, the Dodge accelerated. The officer discontinued pursuit and made a report of the case of eluding. The case was documented to be near the Hiland exit.
Wed., April 12
A male, whose identity is not currently being released by APD, attempted to cash a forged check at a bank in the 11400 block of Business Blvd in Eagle River. Bank tellers discovered the check was reported stolen by its owner. APD officers were told the check was stolen from the mail. This case remains under investigation.
Editor’s Note: Motorists are encouraged to contact police at 786-8900 and file REDDI reports (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) when they observe inappropriate driving behavior. Learn more about crime trends in your community online at https://communitycrimemap.com. Follow the prompts in the left column to enter specific dates and crime events.