Manley Hot Springs Man arrested following Altercation with Crossbow and Shotgun

Manley Hot Springs Man arrested following Altercation with Crossbow and Shotgun

The Fairbanks Rural Unit with the Alaska State Troopers took a Manley Hot Springs man into custody on multiple charges following a disturbance call from that community on Saturday. Troopers responded to Manley Hot Springs at midnight Saturday and opened an investigation that found that Randall Self, age 29, had pointed a crossbow at a […]

Shishmaref Man Perishes attempting to Water Skip Snow Machine across Lagoon

Shishmaref Man Perishes attempting to Water Skip Snow Machine across Lagoon

Midafternoon on Wednesday Alaska State troopers were advised of a missing snow machiner in the community of Shishmaref on the northwest portion of the Seward Peninsula. The call to troopers was received at 3:50 pm on Wednesday reporting a Shishmaref man, 32-year-old Bert Iyatunguk, had attempted to water skip his machine across an open stretch […]

Holy Cross Barricade Ends with Death of Homicide Suspect Dead of Apparent Gunshot Wound

Holy Cross Barricade Ends with Death of Homicide Suspect Dead of Apparent Gunshot Wound

The stand-off between homicide suspect, 34-year-old Devyn Walker, and the Alaska State Trooper Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT), ended less than optimally, when SERT made entry, searched the Holy Cross home only to find the suspect dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Walker’s remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage for […]

Suspect in Homicide Investigation in Barricade Situation in Holy Cross

Suspect in Homicide Investigation in Barricade Situation in Holy Cross

Alaska State Troopers say that a suspect in a death investigation is in an ongoing barricade situation in Holy Cross. Troopers were notified of a disturbance in Holy Cross at 6:36 pm on Tuesday and Bethel-based troopers immediately deployed to the village via state aircraft. The initial investigation opened upon their arrival found one individual […]

Young Child Drowns in River in Selawik

Young Child Drowns in River in Selawik

On Wednesday night Alaska State Troopers were notified of the  drowning of a young child in Selawik. The Maniilaq Hospital contacted troopers at 9:03pm on Wednesday and reported that “a young child in Selawik was found floating in the river just outside of the parent’s residence and is deceased,” according to the report. Medical personnel […]

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