Stolen snowmachines, a trailer and a truck have been recovered Sunday after Alaska State Troopers acquired a tip that somebody was making an attempt to promote them in Soldotna.
Somebody left an nameless tip with troopers, who responded to the world of Fortunate Raven in Soldotna round 6 a.m., based on an internet dispatch.
“Upon arrival AST noticed the car with the 2 snow machines and tried a visitors cease,” troopers wrote.
The driving force of the truck refused to cease and led troopers on a chase from Soldotna to Kenai and again earlier than they lastly stopped him in a neighborhood, the dispatch defined. Troopers stated 29-yr-previous Justin Lunsford and 38-yr-previous Shivonne Gouldman have been within the truck. Lunsford, who had been driving the truck, was beneath the affect of medicine, troopers wrote.
Moreover, troopers discovered that not solely have been the snowmachines stolen, however the trailer and truck hauling them had additionally been stolen, all out of Anchorage.
“The 2 snow machines and trailer have been returned undamaged to the rightful house owners,” troopers wrote. “The truck is awaiting its return to its rightful proprietor and it [too] was undamaged.”
Lunsford was arrested for first-diploma failing to cease on the path of an officer, first-diploma car theft, third-diploma home violence assault, reckless driving, driving underneath the affect of medicine and three counts of second-diploma car theft.
Troopers charged Gouldman with first-diploma car theft and three counts of second-diploma theft. Gouldman and Lunsford have been each held with out bail, in line with troopers.