March 18 - March 24, 2024

2404595 03/18/2024 00:06
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03-18-24 BPD Officers were dispatched on a Domestic Violence call at Avenues Subdivision. After an investigation at the scene, Aloysius Aguchak III was arrested and remanded to YKCC for the charge of Assault IV.

2404596 03/18/2024 03:20
•OBSTRUCT POLICE - FALSE POLICE REPORT
On 03/18/2024, at approximately 0320 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of an assault that occurred in the area Housing. Officers and Medics responded. After subsequent investigation, Alexandria Merculief was arrested and remanded at YKCC for making a False Report.

2404644 03/18/2024 16:21
•OBSTRUCT JUSTICE - CONDITIONAL RELEASE VIOLATION
Comments:
On 3/18/2024 at approximately 16:16, the Bethel Police Department received a request for investigation from a State Agency regarding alleged violation of conditions of release that occurred in the area of the avenues. Following an investigation, this case has been referred to the District Attorney's Office for review of possible charges.

2404651 03/18/2024 18:01
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
•PERSON CRIMES - CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
On 06/18/2024 at approximately 1807 hours, Bethel Police Department received a report of an Assault in progress in the area of Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway. BPD responded to the scene. Following an investigation, Leon Herman Jimmie was arrested on three counts of Assault in the 4th degree and Reckless Endangerment.

2404652 03/18/2024 18:27
•SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE - SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE
On 03/18/2023 at approximately 18:09 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a stolen four-wheeler being disassembled in the area of Slough. The four-wheeler was located and returned to the owner.

2404653 03/18/2024 18:40
•PUBLIC PEACE - DISORDERLY CONDUCT
On March 18, 2024, at approximately 1840 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of an intoxicated person in the area of Ridgecrest and State Highway. Officers responded and contacted a male identified as Tory Fitzpatrick. After subsequent investigation, Fitzpatrick was arrested and remanded at YKCC for Disorderly Conduct.

2404661 03/18/2024 20:20
•MISSING PERSON - MISSING PERSON
On 03/18/2024 at approximately 20:21, the Bethel Police Department received a report from the area of the Avenues of an elder with mental disabilities who had not returned from a walk. On 03/19/2024 at approximately 11:59, the elder was located and transported to YKHC for evaluation.

2404662 03/18/2024 20:25
•DUI - ALCOHOL
On 03/18/2024, at approximately 2024 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a female passed out inside of a vehicle on the river. Officers responded and contacted a female identified as Melanie Phillip. After Investigation, Phillip was arrested and remanded at YKCC for DUI, DWLSRC, and open container.

2404728 03/19/2024 17:34
•TRAFFIC ACCIDENT - TRAFFIC ACCIDENT, PRIVATE PROP DAMG
On 03/19/2024 at approximately 1736 hours, Bethel Police Department received a report of a traffic accident near Ridgecrest Dr. BPD responded to the scene. Investigation revealed a private vehicle, and a commercial vehicle were involved in a collision, no injuries were reported. This report is informational in nature.

2404732 03/19/2024 18:26
•DEATH - UNATTENDED DEATH
On March 19th, 2024. Bethel PD responded to the area of City Subdivision in reference to a subject not breathing. Upon an investigation a Nick A. Epchook (DOB- 03/01/1957) was found deceased.

2404748 03/19/2024 22:16
•DUI - ALCOHOL
•TRAFFIC ACCIDENT - HIT/RUN, VEHICLE DAMG
Comments:
On 03-19-24, BPD Officers received a call of a possible DUI and reckless driver in the Housing Subdivision. Following an investigation, Kyle Kokrine was arrested and remanded to YKCC for DUI, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and a Probation Violation.

2404826 03/20/2024 18:02
•FOUND PROPERTY - FOUND PROPERTY
On March 20th, 2024, the Bethel Police Department received a found rifle with no known owner. This rifle was entered and secured in the Bethel Police Department Evidence room for safekeeping until the owner can be located.

2404834 03/20/2024 19:58
•OBSTRUCT JUSTICE - CONDITIONAL RELEASE VIOLATION
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/20/2024, at approximately 1958 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a male violating his conditions of release. After investigation, a warrant was requested for violation of conditions of release and assault in the 4th degree. The suspect was not on scene.

2404874 03/21/2024 01:07
•MISC INCIDENTS - MISCELLANEOUS INCIDENTS
On 03-21-24, BPD received a call of an overdue female juvenile in the area of Housing Subdivision. Officers went to possible locations and to search for the juvenile. The grandmother called later to say the juvenile called her and stated she fell asleep at a friend's house and was safe.

2404877 03/21/2024 02:07
•PUBLIC PEACE - DISORDERLY CONDUCT
On 03/21/2024, at approximately 0210 hours, Bethel Police Officers responded to the area of the Willow Tree Apartments for a disturbance. After investigation, Brandon Hoelscher, Gustan Green, and Michelle Night were arrested and remanded at YKCC for Disorderly Conduct.

2404886 03/21/2024 06:06
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/21/2024, at approximately 0606 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a disturbance in the area of City Subdivision. Officers responded and after investigation, Stephen Larson was arrested and remanded at YKCC for Assault in the 4th Degree.

2404890 03/21/2024 08:13
•THEFT - SHOPLIFTING
On March 21st, 2024, Bethel Police Department responded to the area of the State Hwy, in reference to a shoplifting in progress. The juvenile was turned over to the mother.

2404904 03/21/2024 12:32
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/21/2024 at approximately 1236 hours, Bethel Police Department responded to a report of a woman requesting the Police in the area of Uivik Subdivision. Investigation revealed Lawrence Seton committed the crime of Assault in the fourth degree and was remanded to YKCC.

2404930 03/21/2024 20:28
•PUBLIC PEACE - DISORDERLY CONDUCT
On 03/21/2024, at approximately 2028 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a disturbance in the area of Weber Circle. Officers responded and after investigation, Dwayne Ivanoff, Alex Phillip, and Trinity Chadwick were arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

2404978 03/22/2024 04:36
•MISC INCIDENTS - MISCELLANEOUS INCIDENTS
On 03/24/2024, at approximately 0436 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a 911 call for a female who was bleeding in the area of Atsaq St. Officers and Medics responded and after investigation, a female was taken to the hospital for a self-inflicted cut.

2404999 03/22/2024 09:23
•CIVIL PROBLEM - CIVIL PROBLEM
On 03/22/2024 at approximately 0924 hours, Bethel Police Department received a report of harassment from the area of Willow Street. Investigation revealed the incident was verbal only and did not meet statutory grounds for arrest.

2405013 03/22/2024 11:59
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/22/2024 at 11:59 hours Officers with BPD were dispatched to the area of State Highway for a report of Domestic Violence. Upon further investigation it was determined that an assault did not occur.

2405020 03/22/2024 12:50
•JUVENILE PROBLEM - JUVENILE PROBLEM
On 03/22/2024 at 12:50 hours Officers with BPD were dispatched to the area of Housing in reference to child neglect. After further investigation this case has been referred to OCS and for further investigation.

2405034 03/22/2024 19:18
•SEXUAL ASSAULT - FONDLING
On 03/22/2024, at approximately 1919 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of possible sexual abuse of a minor. This case is currently under investigation.

2405068 03/23/2024 00:36
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/23/2024 at approximately 00:44, Officers of the Bethel Police Department responded to the area of Housing for a report of a domestic disturbance. Following an investigation, Brendon Desi Wayne Bee was arrested and remanded to YKCC for the charge of Assault in the 4th Degree Domestic Violence.

2405101 03/23/2024 07:05
•DEATH - SUICIDE
On March 23rd, 2024, Bethel Police Department responded to the area of State Hwy in reference to a gunshot wound. Investigation into this incident is ongoing.

2405102 03/23/2024 09:30
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/23/2024 at approximately 0937 hours, Bethel Police Department received a report of an Assault near City Subdivision. BPD responded to the scene. Investigation revealed Gary James Riley assaulted someone in the residence. Gary was arrested for assault in the 4th degree and was remanded to YKCC.

2405107 03/23/2024 10:43
•PORNOGRAPHY - OBSCENE MATERIAL, MANUFACTURE
On 03/23/2024 at approximately 1044 hours, Bethel Police Department received a report of harassment in the area of Ridgecrest Dr. BPD responded to the scene. Investigation ongoing.

2405113 03/23/2024 12:02
•THEFT - THEFT OTHER
On 03/23/2024 at approximately 1203 hours, Bethel Police Department received a report of a theft near Willow St. Investigation revealed money was stolen from a business in the area. Charges were forwarded to the D.A.'s Office for review.

2405143 03/23/2024 18:13
•ASSAULT - SIMPLE ASSAULT
On 03/23/2024 at 18:13 hours Officers with BPD were dispatched in the area of Ptarmigan for a report of domestic violence. Upon further investigation it was determined that an assault had occurred. Following an investigation, Mary Mortenson was arrested and remanded to YKCC for the charge of assault in the 4th degree Domestic Violence.

2405244 03/24/2024 11:31
•ASSAULT - AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, FAMILY, STRONGARM
On March 24, 2024, the Bethel Police Department responded to a call for a welfare check in the area of the City Subdivision. Subsequent to the investigation, Gerald Brown was remanded for Assault in the 4th degree.