Wasilla Man Arrested after False Name ends in Officer Assault
Updated On: Mar 17 2014 07:59:19 AM AKDT
Alaska State Troopers say a 30-year-old Wasilla man is under arrest after he gave a false name and resisted arrest, ending with him punching an officer in the chin.
Troopers say Terenty Reutov provided a false name and birth date after being stopped near Wasilla for moving and equipment violations Saturday evening.
According to Troopers, Reutov assaulted the trooper, then ran into the woods before being arrested after a half-mile pursuit.
Troopers say Reutov possessed cocaine and had five outstanding warrants for his arrest. He was arrested on the warrants and is charged with resisting arrest, providing false information, controlled substance misconduct and hindering prosecution.
His passenger, 42-year-old Kimberly Yadon of Wasilla, was arrested and charged with hindering prosecution.
It's unclear if Reutov has an attorney. Yadon is represented by the Public Defender Agency, which could not immediately be reached Monday.
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