On 10/12/18, at approximately 1p.m. the Alaska State Troopers responded to serve a search warrant, located at a residence on Halston Avenue in Big Lake. The search warrant was the culmination of an investigation conducted by Mat-Su AST Patrol, Mat-Su SDEU, SCIU and CSU into the location of Shayne Anselm, age 23 of Willow.
Investigative revealed Anselm had two outstanding felony arrest warrants. One of the warrants was for Failure to Remand on an original charge of Failure to Stop at the Direction of a Police Officer and Vehicle Theft 1, with 4 years to serve. The other was a Probation Violation with bail set at $5,000. Anselm was additionally on probation for Robbery II, and Burglary I.
South Central SERT was activated and conducted the service of the search warrant on the residence. They were additionally assisted by the AST Statewide K9 Unit, who were in the Mat-Su area for training. They consisted of AST K9 teams from Fairbanks, Soldotna and the Mat-Su. After several hours, SERT located Anselm hiding in the residence.
He was taken into custody without further incident. Anselm was transported to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and remanded into their custody.