2 charged with stealing vehicle parts


by Your Alaska Link News Team

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.