Warrant plus shotgun plus false information equals trip to jail for Anchorage woman

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:39

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department’s online crime mapping system. Details about individual events are provided by the department’s public information office. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

On Oct. 30 at around 4 a.m., an officer checking the parking lot at Chugiak Elementary saw a white truck that allegedly had an expired registration but 2018 tags. Police said the officer contacted the occupant, Demi R. McDonald, 24, of Anchorage. According to APD, McDonald first gave the officer a false name and failed to immediately disclose a shotgun was in the vehicle next to her. McDonald was arrested on an outstanding warrant and additionally charged with three counts of violating conditions of release, giving false information to a police officer, fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons. She was taken to the Anchorage Jail.

Woman arrested for DUI

On Nov. 1 at around 3:30 a.m., police were called to a location on the Old Glenn Highway for a report that Cecila R. Koyuk-Pugh drove home drunk. When police contacted her, Koyuk-Pugh was allegedly “yelling, screaming, using profanities, and berating the officers about doing their jobs correctly,” police wrote. She allegedly refused a field sobriety test and tried to resist being put in handcuffs. She was arrested for operating under the influence and resisting arrest.

Tip leads to man’s arrest

On Nov. 1 at around 1:32 p.m., police received a tip about the whereabouts of Brenton J. McCoy, a 24-year-old Eagle River man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. Police stopped the vehicle McCoy was in as it exited a bank drive-through and arrested him on the warrant.

Police respond to crashes

The first snowfall brought treacherous conditions to the area Monday, Oct. 29. The storm brought small amount of snow to Anchorage and about six inches to parts of Chugiak-Eagle River and the Glenn Highway corridor, with more falling in the mountains. The storm caused numerous collisions in the area, with the first crash reported at 3:16 a.m. Monday morning.

Police responded to 14 vehicle collisions in Chugiak-Eagle River on Monday and five on Tuesday. There were also dozens of vehicles reported in the ditch.

The wrecks included a fatal crash on the Glenn Highway on Tuesday afternoon in which a woman who left her vehicle during a pile-up was struck by another vehicle sliding into the center median.

Woman arrested for assault

On Oct. 30 at around 9:44 p.m., police received a report that Lisa M.M. Homan, 44, had been drinking and slapped a teenage family member. Homan was arrested for assault and taken to the Anchorage Jail.

Anchorage Police Department blotter items for Oct. 29-Nov. 4

BLOTTER

Monday, Oct. 29

12:05 a.m. - Assault - Eagle River Road

2:11 a.m. - DUI - Glenn Highway

3:16 a.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood Loop

4:39 a.m. - Traffic collision - Eklutna Village Road

6:02 a.m. - Traffic collision - Eagle River Loop Road

6:47 a.m. - Traffic collision - Driftwood Bay/Eagle River Loop

10:23 a.m. - Traffic collision - Market Street

12:38 p.m. - Traffic collision - Eagle River Avenue/Prudhoe Bay

1:25 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood Loop

1:47 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood Loop

2:01 p.m. - Traffic collision - Jerry Avenue

3:23 p.m. - Traffic collision - Eklutna Village Road

3:52 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood Loop/Tarika

6:29 p.m. - Traffic collision - Eagle River Lane/Eagle River Road

6:36 p.m. - Traffic collision - Eagle River Lane/Eagle River Road

6:36 p.m. - Traffic collision - N. Eagle River Loop/Tool Road

11:27 p.m. - Warrant - Old Glenn

Tuesday, Oct. 30

4:08 a.m. - Warrant - Old Glenn

10:21 a.m. - Traffic collision - Monte/Old Glenn

10:32 a.m. - Traffic violations - Eklutna Village Road

3:41 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood/Glenn

4:06 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood/Glenn

4:20 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood/Glenn

5:24 p.m. - Traffic collision - S. Birchwood/Glenn

9:44 p.m. - Assault - S. Birchwood Loop

10:35 p.m. - Traffic violations - Icefall Drive

Wednesday, Oct. 31

10:15 a.m. - Fraud - X Out Court

10:45 a.m. - Traffic violations - Shims Street

5:26 p.m. - Traffic collision - E. Eagle River Loop

Thursday, Nov. 1

12:52 a.m. - Traffic collision - Old Eagle River Road

3:31 a.m. - Traffic collision - Old Glenn

3:34 a.m. - DUI - Old Glenn

6:25 a.m. - Traffic violations - Glenn

7:11 a.m. - Traffic collision - Old Glenn

8:16 a.m. - Traffic collision - Old Glenn

9:59 a.m. - Disturbance - Lake Hill Drive

1:32 p.m. - Warrant - Old Glenn

2:58 p.m. - Threats - S. Birchwood Loop

5:15 p.m. - Bank card fraud - X Out Court

10:44 p.m. - Traffic collision - E. Eagle River Loop

Friday, Nov. 2

8:21 a.m. - Traffic collision - Eklutna Village Road

1:21 p.m. - Harassment - S. Birchwood Loop

10:16 p.m. - Disturbance - Eagle Place

Saturday, Nov. 3

6:15 p.m. - Warrant - Eagle River Road

10:07 p.m. - Traffic collision - Birchwood Loop/Steffes

Sunday, Nov. 4

10:18 a.m. - Disturbance - Iris Street

9:47 p.m. - Vandalism - Amonson/Old Glenn

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