- Associated Press - Monday, October 31, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on a suspect stopped with a stolen state truck, trailer and (all times local):

10:15 a.m.

A spokesman for the Alaska Division of Forestry says the agency is assessing what it’s missing after a man broke into two fenced state parking lots Sunday in Fairbanks and drove off with a state truck and trailer.

Tim Mowry says the man stole a Division of Parks truck and trailer but that items may also be missing from the Forestry Division.

Troopers arrested 34-year-old Sean Coursey in the incident.

Spokeswoman Megan Peters says Coursey was taken into custody after crashing the truck and trailer, which carried earth-moving equipment, at Mile 1386 Alaska Highway.

The crash site is 36 miles east of Delta Junction and 134 road miles from Fairbanks.

Fire destroyed the truck. Troopers say Coursey was on fire when he exited the truck.

He was treated and is jailed at the Fairbanks Correctional Center.

8:25 a.m.

Alaska State Troopers have arrested a 34-year-old Fairbanks man suspected of stealing a Division of Forestry truck pulling a trailer that carried a bulldozer.

Sean Coursey is being held on suspicion of vehicle theft, assault on a police officer, felony eluding and other charges after an arrest on the Alaska Highway.

The truck and trailer were reported stolen Sunday morning.

At about 5:30 p.m., the truck and trailer were spotted on the Richardson Highway north of Delta Junction but the driver attempted to ram a trooper car and fled.

Troopers pursued and the driver turned onto the Alaska Highway.

On the Gerstle (GEHR-stul) River Bridge, the man stopped and lit items on fire to create a barrier between him and pursuing troopers.

Tok troopers intercepted the truck.

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