Teenage Joy Ride Leads to Citation and Early Morning Phone Calls to Moms and Dads in Chugiak
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., May 4
The rear license plate on a 2014 Chevy Silverado was stolen from the vehicle while it was parked in the owner’s driveway in the 20900 block of Chickadee Street in Chugiak. The plate has not yet been recovered by police.
Cindy L. Middleton, age 40 of Anchorage, was arrested for alleged theft of a 2012 Ford Focus from the Eagle River Fred Meyer parking lot in the 13400 block of the Old Glenn Highway in Eagle River. The victim in this case told police she had parked and locked the vehicle in the parking lot two days earlier. The vehicle was recovered by police three days after it was reported stolen.
Dalas R. Kelley, age 37 of Chugiak, was arrested for alleged theft of a large cable and a tool from a rock quarry located in the 18600 block of the Old Glenn Highway in Chugiak.
Sun., May 7
Ethan W. Wilson, age 17 of Chugiak, was issued a citation for allegedly operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license and for allegedly driving a motor vehicle with no proof of insurance. The incident listed on police records as violation of city and state regulations occurred at the corner of Aurora Borealis Street and the Birchwood Loop Road in Chugiak. According to police records, the car Wilson was driving was stopped because patrol officers noted it was being driven without working headlights, was speeding and had failed to maintain its lane. The three passengers in the vehicle were Wilson – all age 15 – cited and for curfew violation and released to the custody of their parents. The vehicle was impounded.
Forty trees in the 22200 block of Deer Park Drive in Chugiak were cut down by a hired company by a property owner who mistakenly estimated the boundary lines of his property against his neighbor’s property. The victim whose trees were cut down without permission declined to press charges against the violator. The two parties agreed to privately determine restitution for the loss of the trees. The incident was listed as vandalism on police department records.
Tues., May 9
Ronald W. Lloyd, age 53 of Eagle River, was arrested for alleged assault IV and misconduct involving a weapon IV. Megan H Smith, age 45 of Eagle River, was arrested on two outstanding warrants for probation violations not related to this incident that occurred in the 16400 block of Home Place in Eagle River. Police were initially called to the residence for an altercation between a boyfriend and girlfriend – both reported to police as having been drinking. According to police reports, when Lloyd answered the door of the residence, he was intoxicated and a handgun was in his pocket.
Kirt A. Saunders, age 40 of Eagle River, was arrested for alleged assault in the 16500 block of Centerfield Drive in Eagle River. APD officers responded to a 9-1-1 call from an apartment in that block after the call was hung up. Arriving upon scene, police discovered that a physical altercation had occurred between a boyfriend and girlfriend. According to police reports, Saunders allegedly threw a cell phone that hit his girlfriend in the face.
Patrick J. Pribilo, age 51 of Anchorage, was arrested for alleged vehicle theft I, burglary I and operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs when APD officers conducted a traffic stop on a Hummer he was driving on the Glenn Highway near the Boniface exit in Anchorage. The owners of the vehicle had just reported to police that the vehicle was stolen from a home in the 14400 block of Waterfront Lane in Eagle River during a burglary. Clothing worn by Pribilo allegedly matched the description of clothing of an alleged burglar as provided by the home and vehicle owners. At the time of the burglary, police reports indicate the home was unoccupied and unlocked and the keys to the Hummer were left inside of the vehicle as it was parked in the driveway unlocked.
Police would like to remind home and vehicle owners to lock doors and to not leave keys accessible to would-be thieves.
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.