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He put a gun to her head

CATCH-AND-RELEASE FELON CASEY MAYER ON THE LAM

On May 29, 2018, Anchorage Police were contacted by an Anchorage woman who told them that 26-year-old Casey D. Mayer woke her up, pointed a gun at her head, and demanded she drive him to another residence. She knew Mayer, and he had access to her. house. The woman did as she was told, and at about 1 in the morning, found herself driving to another residence, where she and Mayer stayed all day, until he drove her home around 8 pm and dropped her off.

Since then, Mayer has sent threatening text messages to the victim, police said. A felony warrant for his arrest was issued for third-degree assault.

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Mayer also has a felony warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of misconduct involving a weapon.

Mayer may be from Wainwright, Alaska, originally, has spent time in Barrow, but his whereabouts is now thought to be in Anchorage or the Mat-Su Valley. He is believed to be hiding out with friends.

SOUND FAMILIAR?

A year and a half ago, on Oct. 5, 2016, Anchorage police were contacted by a woman who had been assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. It was 24-year-old Casey David Mayer.

Mayer had arrived at the 1000 block of W 27th Ave., in the Spenard neighborhood of Anchorage, where the woman had been staying with relatives. He broke down the front door, and hit the woman in the head with a pistol. The woman was treated by medics.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for Mayer for felony assault III, burglary I, burglary II, and criminal mischief V.  At the time he already had an unrelated felony warrant from the Alaska State Troopers for vehicle theft and other theft.

In 2016, when police put out a bulletin looking for Mayer, it said the man was likely homeless, but had access to friends’ vehicles. Later than year Mayer pled guilty to car theft.

THE TRAIL OF 2017

In June of 2017, Mayer was convicted of burglary and assault. By November, Mayer was arrested and charged with felon in possession, vehicle theft with damage of over $1,000, and violating conditions of release. He was back in custody on Nov. 15, 2017, but by January he was out and skipped out on his Jan. 16 court date.

By May 4, he was back in custody. Bond (only $250) was posted on May 10, 2018, and Mayer was out on the street. He failed to appear for his May 24 hearing on being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Four days later he had a gun to someone’s head.

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Suzanne Downing had careers in business and journalism before serving as the Director of Faith and Community-based Initiatives for Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and returning to Alaska to serve as speechwriter for Gov. Sean Parnell. Born on the Oregon coast, she moved to Alaska in 1969.

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  • Victims should sue the state and proscuters/judges when they re-offend like this. Endangering the public, but the scumbags are treated with kid gloves.

  • This is so different from the picture Bill Walker painted in the grand signing ceremony he had for SB 91. No doubt at that time he thought that SB 91 would become a key piece of his re-election bid. Law-abiding Alaskans are the losers here. Many miscreants escalate the severity of their criminal misdeeds until they are stopped or incarcerated, and Bill Walker will continue to be their facilitator until he loses the election to Mike Dunleavy.