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SPD press release 7-24-19

Post Date:07/24/2019 11:30 AM

SOLDOTNA POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE

July 24, 2019

**ANY CHARGES REPORTED IN THESE PRESS RELEASES ARE MERELY ACCUSATIONS

AND THE DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNLESS AND UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY**

 

On 7/7/19 at 10:27 a.m., Soldotna police received a report of a male shoplifter at Sportsman’s Warehouse. The male fled the area and officers were unable to locate him. On 7/21/19 about 11:39 a.m., an officer saw the male and contacted Joel Masura, 42, of Soldotna, who was issued a criminal citation for theft in the fourth degree and released.

 

On 7/13/19 about 2:10 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle near Mile 94 Sterling Highway. William Sena, 80, of Soldotna, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Wildwood.

 

On 7/13/2019 at 6:57 p.m., Soldotna police responded to the parking lot of Fred Meyer for a suspicious male causing a disturbance. Officers contacted Jacob Stanfield, 34, of Soldotna, and Tyler Schjoll, 21, of Sterling. Schjoll fled on foot from officers, but was apprehended a short distance away. During the investigation, two pistols and a rifle that were previously reported stolen in Kenai were recovered from their vehicle. Officers from the Kenai Police Department responded and took custody of Stanfield and the firearms. Schjoll was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to Wildwood.

 

On 7-14-19 about 2:20 a.m., Soldotna police responded to Centennial Campground for a disturbance. John Jordan, 48, of Wasilla, was arrested for assault in the fourth degree and taken to Wildwood.

 

On 7/15/19 at 1:47 p.m., Soldotna police responded to Soldotna Creek Park for a motor vehicle collision. One of the involved drivers, Dominic Allen, 41, of Soldotna, was issued a criminal citation for driving while license suspended and released.

 

On 07/15/2019 at 2:42 p.m., Soldotna police responded to Safeway for a trespassing complaint. Officers contacted Arianna Nielsen, 19, of Soldotna. Nielsen was arrested on two outstanding warrants and for theft in the fourth degree and was taken to Wildwood on $600 bail.

 

On 7/17/19 about 3:30 a.m., Soldotna police responded to the area of the Sterling Highway and Birch Street for a welfare check on a female driver passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. Investigation led to the arrest of Jennifer Gadola, 34, of Anchor Point, for driving under the influence of a controlled substance, driving while license revoked, misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fifth degree, and tampering with physical evidence. Gadola was taken to Wildwood without bail.

 

On 7/17/19 about 2:00 p.m., Soldotna police responded to Walgreens for a report of a woman in the store who had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. Officers contacted Lauren Roesing, 31, of Soldotna and arrested her on the warrant. Roesing was also found to be in possession of a large amount of heroin and methamphetamine and was charged with misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second and third degrees. Officers also contacted Sarah Urdahl, 36, of Soldotna, who was found to have shoplifted from the store. Urdahl was issued a criminal citation for theft in the third degree and released. Roesing was taken to Wildwood and held without bail.

 

On 7/19/19 at 9:59 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle on Fireweed Street near Rockwell Avenue. Austin Struthers, 28, of Sterling, was issued a criminal citation for driving while license revoked and released.

 

On 7/20/19 about 12:15 a.m., Soldotna police stopped a vehicle near Mile 94 Sterling Highway. A passenger, Loren Burns, 18, of Soldotna, was found to be in possession of marijuana. Burns was issued a criminal citation for misconduct involving a controlled substance in the sixth degree and released.

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