POLICE BRIEFS 1/12/12
ER man found with drugs, child
Anchorage police said they arrested Shane Twigg, 29, of Eagle River on Dec. 31 after a state Department of Corrections officer discovered Twigg in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, with a 3-year-old child in his residence on Centerfield Drive. Twigg was arrested for violation of conditions of release and second-degree endangering the welfare of a minor, police said. He was lodged at Anchorage Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.
Bloody dog makes mysterious entry
Anchorage police said that residents of Stewart Drive came home late New Year’s Eve to find a bloody, baffling visitor in their home.
The couple found a trail of blood inside, according to an officer’s report. They followed it upstairs and discovered an unfamiliar full-grown dog that had apparently been hit by a car. The couple told police they left their door open at times but had no idea how a dog could have opened it, the officer wrote.
Nothing was missing from the home, but blood had soaked into most of their floor coverings, the couple said. The dog was taken to a pet emergency center and later reunited with its owners after getting treatment for its wounds.
DUI suspect cited, not arrested
Anchorage police said they cited and released Sheila Johnson, 31, of Eagle River just before 8 a.m. on New Year’s Day for driving under the influence. Officers stopped Johnson for driving 41 mph on the southbound Glenn Highway, police spokesman Lt. Dave Parker said. But her breath sample registered .000 as her estimated blood-alcohol level. Police drew Johnson’s blood for analysis and she was given a court date but not jailed, Parker said.
Sexual assault reported
Anchorage police said a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a relative’s home on the Old Glenn Highway on New Year’s Day. A case is pending, police said. No further information was available.
Eagle River man fails roommate test
Anchorage police said they arrested Zachary Farley, 20, of Eagle River on charges of second-degree assault and third-degree mischief after a fight with his roommate at a First Street residence just before 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Farley broke up furniture, hit his roommate with a table leg and threw knives, cups and drinking glasses at the roommate, police spokesman Lt. Dave Parker said. No one was injured. Damage was estimated at $5,000. Farley was lodged at Anchorage Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.
Man smashes Family Pharmacy door
A man captured on surveillance video smashed the door of the Family Pharmacy on Business Boulevard on New Year’s Day, Anchorage police said.
The pharmacy door was smashed, with most of the damage near the bottom, police said. A video shows a man walk up to the store around 2 a.m. and throw a rock at the glass several times, according to the police report. The man also kicked and punched the door, then picked up the rock and ran off without entering the pharmacy, the report says. The man is described as “unknown race, wearing a white hat and dark winter jacket.”
The value of the door was $500.
Gun goes off, man cited, no injuries
Anchorage police said they arrested Shaun Rodgers, 25, of Eagle River just before midnight on Jan. 2 after he fired a handgun in his residence on Sarichef Loop. The bullet penetrated the wall and traveled into the apartment next door, police said. No one was hurt. Rodgers was cited and released for fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon.