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2 charged with stealing vehicle parts
Two people suspected of attempted theft in Wasilla were held at gunpoint by the property owner until Alaska State Troopers arrived.
Troopers say 18-year-old Colton Renfro of Wasilla was arrested Wednesday night with a 20-year-old woman.
Troopers say the Museum Drive homeowner discovered the suspects attempting to steal parts from vehicles stored on the property.
Renfro is charged with theft, criminal trespass, driving with a suspended license and weapons misconduct. Troopers say he was carrying brass knuckles.
He's also charged with violating conditions of release from a previous criminal charge.
Renfro was held without bail at Mat Su Pretrial Facility.
The woman is charged with criminal trespass and theft and is free on $250 bail.