If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 745-3333 or submit a Web Tip on this secure website.  You do not have to give your name.  Your call could earn you up to $1000.00, if the information leads to the arrest or criminal indictment of suspect(s). 

AST AK19092782 Death Investigation
January 27, 2020

On Saturday, 12/28/2019 at 4:50 PM, the Alaska State Troopers received a request for a welfare check on John Kellogg, age 47 of Wasilla. The Alaska State Troopers located Kellogg deceased on his property in Wasilla. The State Medical Examiner responded and took possession of Kellogg’s body. Next of kin has been notified.


The Alaska State Troopers - General Investigative Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of John Kellogg. Kellogg was found deceased in the area of Greenstreet Circle near the Parks Highway and Hyer Road in Wasilla. Investigators believe that Kellogg died in that area on Wednesday 12/25/2019.  Anyone that was in the area of Greenstreet Circle on Christmas Day or has any information concerning Kellogg or his death is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 745-2131.  You can also remain anonymous by contacting Mat-Su Crime Stoppers.

WPD #19-2477 & #19-2495 Burglaries
December 19, 2019

On Saturday, 11-16-19 the Wasilla Police responded Philly’s Best on Herning Avenue for a report of a burglary that occurred overnight. An unknown suspect pried the door open and stole cash, destroying the cash register. All loose change was left behind.  


On Sunday, 11-17-19 the Wasilla Police responded to the Denali Family Restaurant on Parks Hwy for a report of a burglary that took place overnight. Someone had broken into the building, destroyed the cash register and stole cash from the cash register. Loose change was scattered on the floor.

AST AK#19058264 Assault 3rd/Misconduct Involving Weapons
August 29, 2019

                              ***ARRESTED 9-4-19***
On Saturday August 24, 2019 at approximately 1PM, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off Nabesna Road in Slana for a domestic disturbance.  Investigation found Joseph Tilden, age 35 of Slana assaulted family members with the threat of a firearm.  An arrest warrant for Assault 3rd x 2 and Misconduct Involving Weapons 3rd has been issued for Tilden.  Anyone with information about the location of Tilden should contact the Alaska State Troopers at 907-352-5401 or Crime Stoppers at 907-745-3333.
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Wasilla PD #19-1358 Burglary
July 08, 2019


On 6-29-19, the Wasilla Police Department received a report of Burglary from a residential garage unit off Nicola Ave in Wasilla. The complainant reported that sometime during the night/early morning of June 2nd, a garage was burglarized. Stolen were multiple car parts for a 1977 Lincoln Continental including:

Five (5) Cragar GT chrome rims with BF T/A tires

TCI Sizzler  c6 transmission

Edelbrock Thunder carburetor

Retro Sound radio

Jenson 150 Watt door speakers

Edelbrock water pump

Flex-a-Lite cooling fan

B&M silver quick shifter

Detroit Looker differential

Pair of KYB shock absorbers

Set of black Procar bucket seats and mounting brackets

Grant 14 inch Mahogany rim steering wheel

Hardwood bolt-on hood scoop

Set of polished ARP engine bolt kits

Set of polished Ford Motors Sports valve covers

Gallons of various paint products, various auto body/mechanic tools, and more.

Many of the stolen car parts were still in boxes with invoices attached.

Total loss value is over $17,430.


AST #AK19038852
June 18, 2019

On Friday, 6/14/19 at approximately 7:45 AM, a Department of Transportation survey crew contacted the Alaska State Troopers to report the theft of 2 GPS units from their vehicle.  The survey crew was working in the right of way near Rainbow Street in Wasilla and discovered that two Leica GPS units valued at approximately $25,000 each were taken from their vehicle. 

AST AK#19032644 Burglary
May 28, 2019

On Monday, 5-20-19 at 10:05 AM, Trooper dispatch received a report of a burglary that occurred at a residence on Chickaloon Road in Wasilla. Investigation reveals someone broke into the residence around the 1st week in May and stole three rifles and two pistols. The pistols were described as a Ruger .22 cal revolver and a Ruger Black Hawk stainless .44 Magnum. The rifles were described as a Winchester model 70 .270 cal, a Remington Model 7600 pump action 30.06 and a Thompson Center Arms Model Triumph .50 cal muzzle loader.

WPD#19-778 Theft from Iditarod Headquarters
April 25, 2019


On Wednesday, 4-17-19 at 8:05 AM, the Wasilla Police Department responded to Iditarod Headquarters located at 2100 S. Knik Goose Bay Rd., for a report of theft.  An investigation of the incident indicates that sometime in the early morning hours someone had attempted to gain entry into the vending machine but appeared to be unsuccessful.  Significant damage was sustained by the vending machine.  Additionally, a small custom-made trailer sled used behind a dog sled was taken from the property.  It is approximately 2’ wide, 4’ long and valued at $1,600. There are no suspects or leads at this time. 

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AST #AK19006398 Burglary/Theft/Trespass/Criminal Mischief
January 30, 2019

On Tuesday, 1/28/19 at approximately 9:28 AM, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at the State of Alaska Department of Transportation facility located at the Willow Airport Complex, Mile 71 ¼ W. Parks Highway. Investigation revealed a structure was entered by force and the items stolen were two Stihl chainsaws, a Stihl cut-off/demolition saw, a Honda Eu2000i Generator and a Honda water pump.  Approximate loss is $3,500.

WPD#18-1989 Burglary
January 11, 2019

The Wasilla Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred the evening of Tuesday, 10/2/2018 at Kendall Ford in Wasilla.   Investigation revealed an unknown suspect(s) broke into the repair shop and stole a multitude of tools, a set of 22x10 8-170-18mm wheels, a set of LT 37x12.50 R22F tires, and two HP ProBook 450 G4 computers. Value of the loss is $10,000.


PPD#18-6733 Theft from Vehicle
November 30, 2018

During the afternoon of Monday, November 26, 2018, the Palmer Police Department received a report of construction tools stolen from a Chevy Silverado 3500 truck.  The vehicle was parked at a job site near the Fish and Game building located on the Glenn Highway in Palmer.   Stolen were various Milwaukee tools including an 18-volt battery operated press MD6 ton crimper, 18-volt portable band saw; 18-volt fuel Sawzall, 18-volt fuel impact driver and four Milwaukee batteries.  The tools were engraved with EPC3 (Electric Power Constructors).  In addition, one set of Burndy MD6 WC dies, a black reel of #6 solid copper wire and a black reel of #4 stranded copper wire were stolen with an estimated value of $3,752.00. 
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AST #AK18075507 Burglary
October 20, 2018

On Thursday, 10/18/18 at approximately 9:57 AM, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary located at Mid Valley Christian Center on S. Hay Street in Wasilla. Investigation determined unknown suspect/s entered the building and stole a Takamine Acoustic-Electric guitar and other property in excess of $1500 of property. Investigation is ongoing.

PPD#17-4958 2017 Theft at Alaska State Fair
October 10, 2018

On Sunday, September 3, 2017, the Palmer Police Department received a report that most of the merchandise at the Releaf Alaska and CBD Cannaboid booth had been stolen at the Alaska Fair grounds in Palmer.  The booth was located in Raven Hall, which was locked up the night before.  A nearby booth had surveillance cameras and captured footage of two white males carrying large trash bags or duffle bags and were attempting to gain access to many of the booths.   Estimated value of the stolen merchandise was $10,000.
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WPD #18-1648 Burglary from the City of Wasilla Wastewater Site
October 05, 2018

On Thursday, August 23, 2018, the Wasilla Police Department responded to the City of Wasilla Wastewater site located at 701 N. Wasilla Fishhook Road for a report of a burglary. Sometime within the previous day/night, unknown suspect (s) broke into the storage shed and stole over $5,570 worth of equipment. Stolen were a Badger Meter Model 170, Badger 3” Turbo Meter, and a Direct Tapping Machine (3/4” – 2”). In addition, there was property damage estimated at $1,000.

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AST #AK18064940 Burglary/Theft
September 24, 2018

On 9/8/18 at approximately 4:30 AM, the Alaska State Troopers received the report of a burglary located on W. Misty Lake Road off Hollywood Road in Wasilla. Investigation determined 16 firearms which included 10 rifles, 3 shotguns and 3 pistols as well as firearm parts were stolen between Saturday 9/7 at 3 PM and Sunday 9/8 at 4 AM. Investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the theft is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers or submit an anonymous tip to Mat-Su Crime Stoppers.


If you have information about this or any Felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 745-3333, submit a tip via the web at www.matsu-crimestoppers.org or download the free P3 Tips mobile app for your smartphone (photos and videos accepted). Your tip could earn you up to $1,000 if the information leads to the arrest or criminal indictment of the suspect(s).  Callers to Crime Stoppers do not have to give their names. Crime Stoppers pays for information on other Felony crimes, Felony fugitives, and the sale of illegal drugs if an arrest or indictment results from the “Tip”.



WPD#18-1530 Burglary
August 30, 2018

The Wasilla Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Mat-Su Water located next to Burchell High School on the Parks Highway.  Sometime between August 3-6, 2018, twenty-two water tanks ranging between 35 and 325 gallons were stolen. Total property loss is over $8,377.
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WPD #18-1154 Burglary
July 09, 2018

On Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11:30 pm, Wasilla Police responded to a report of burglary at the Kids Kupboard connex located at Nunley Park on Swanson Avenue. Sometime prior to that date and time, unknown suspect(s) broke out the back window with rocks to gain entry and got into the food supply. It is unknown if any of the food was tampered with so all of it had to be destroyed. Total amount of loss was $1,000.

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AST #AK17083346 Burglary/Theft Weapons
June 11, 2018

On Thursday, 11/23/17 at approximately 8:10 PM the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a theft of multiple firearms which include a Magnum revolver, a Mossburg bolt action rifle, a Semi-automatic Winchester 70-223 rifle, a Rossi single shot rifle, as well as two Mossberg pump action shotguns and a Witte Hardware Company shotgun.  The firearms were stolen from a residence off Scarlet Circle in Wasilla and are valued at approximately $5,000.    

AST#AK18025585 Criminal Mischief, Misconduct Involving Weapons
April 21, 2018

On Wednesday, 4/18/18, the Alaska State Troopers responded to an MTA cell tower near Mile 83 of the Parks Highway in Willow for a report of damaged property. Investigation revealed that at approximately 6:30 AM, multiple large caliber gun shots were fired from either the ATV trail nearby or the Parks Highway into a communications equipment shed.  Damage to the structure is estimated at over $6,000.

WPD #17-1497 Theft of Construction Machinery/Equipment
March 18, 2018

UPDATE: On 10/17/17 the CAT Excavator was recovered with $15,000 worth of damage.  This case is still under investigation by the Wasilla Police Department

In the early morning hours of 9/02/17, construction machinery and equipment were stolen from a construction site on E. Foundry Way off Industrial Drive in Wasilla. Stolen were a yellow/black CAT Excavator model 305c serial # CAT0305CAHWJ00172 with a cleanup bucket and a thumb attachment; an upright Bomag foot compactor which has a Honda motor; and a black 135 gallon fuel tank, full of diesel fuel and with an attached electric pump. Total value of stolen equipment is $38,000. This case is currently being investigated by the Wasilla Police Department.

AST #AK18004894 Theft-Lincoln Welder
February 20, 2018


On Monday, 1/22/18 at approximately 2 PM the Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a theft off Knik Goose Bay Road in Wasilla. Investigation revealed that a red and black Lincoln welder mounted to a single axel trailer was stolen from a construction site during the past weekend.  The welder is valued at $4,500.

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