Police & Fire

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.



• At 1:41 p.m. Thursday, Richard Robert Ransbottom, 26, was arrested for assault in the 100 block of Franklin Street. He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

• At 9:29 a.m. Friday, Arne Kristian Weise, 53, was arrested on a warrant in the 6200 block of Alaway Ave. He was taken to LCCC.


•At 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, a 32-year-old man reported his 8-year-old daughter was assaulted by a 14-year-old girl.

Domestic violence

• At 12:09 p.m. Thursday, a 32-year-old man was arrested on a domestic violence order violation. He was taken to LCCC.

Driving without a license

• At 2:46 p.m. Thursday, Aaron Gabrial Byrd, 19, was cited and released for driving without a license in the 800 block of Glacier Ave. The vehicle he was driving was impounded.

• At 12:31 a.m. Friday, Ryan Sawson, 23, was cited and released for driving without a license on Lee Smith Drive. The vehicle he was driving was impounded.

Drunk driving

• At 9:36 p.m. Thursday, Maria Hall, 54, was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. The vehicle she was driving was impounded.

Ineligible obtainment of hunting permit

• On Friday, Brian Fairchild, 28, was cited for obtaining a Mendenhall Wetlands registration hunting permit during a time he was ineligible to receive permits.

Minor consuming

• At 1 a.m. Thursday, a 16-tear-old girl was cited for minor consuming in the 9000 block of Atlin Drive.

Motor vehicle crash

• At 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 49-year-old man reported a hit-and-run in the 3200 block of Glacier Highway.

• At 7:43 a.m. Thursday, a vehicle driven by a 33-year-old man hit a vehicle driven by a 46-year-old woman on Glacier Highway. The man was cited for careless driving. The woman was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.


• At 1:06 p.m. Wednesday, a 71-year-old man reported the tires on his vehicle stolen in the 5400 block of Jenkins Drive.

• At 4:38 p.m. Wednesday, a 24-year-old woman reported a snowboard and binding stolen from a vehicle on Sixth Street.

• At 2:27 p.m. Thursday, a 35-year-old man reported theft of SCUBA equipment in the 2200 block of Dunn Street.

• At 8:06 a.m. Friday, a 39-year-old man reported a boat motor stolen in the 1700 block fo Anka Street.


• At 9:01 p.m. Wednesday, Dawn Jerue, 36, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for a change of plea hearing in the 2000 block of Lemon Creek Road. She was taken to LCCC.

• At 3:05 p.m. Thursday, a 34-year-old man was served with a summons in the 2500 block of Sunset Drive.


• At 12:07 p.m. Wednesday, a 21-year-old woman reported vandalism to her vehicle on Bresee Street. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1,200.

• At 3:05 a.m. Friday, a 48-year-old woman reported a window to her residence was paintballed in the 3800 block of Douglas Highway.

• At 7:52 a.m. Friday, an 82-year-old woman reported her residence was painballed in the 4400 block of Douglas Highway.


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