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  • New Vessel Registration Issues Spark Confusion Jun 19, 2019
      With the commercial salmon season already under way in Alaska many vessel owners are suddenly finding out about a new law effective on January 1, 2019 requiring them to register their vessels with the state Department of Motor vehicles. Under Senate Bill 92, the Derelict Vessel Act, passed by the Alaska Legislature in 2018, […]
  • Darin Schilmiller and Denali Brehmer Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges Jun 19, 2019
      Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that an Indiana man and an Anchorage woman have been indicted on federal child pornography and child exploitation charges, arising from the investigation into the murder of Cynthia Hoffman.   Darin Schilmiller, a/k/a “Babe,” a/k/a “Tyler,” 21, of New Salisbury, Indiana, and Denali Brehmer, a/k/a […]
  • Anchorage Woman in Stolen Vehicle Attempts to Ram her way out of Traffic Stop Jun 19, 2019
      On Saturday morning an Anchorage patrol officer at the intersection of C Street and Fireweed Lane observed a black Lincoln SUV pull up to the intersections and ran the plates on the vehicle. He would find that the vehicle had previously been reported as stolen. When the officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop […]
  • U.S. Tribes Decry Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Approval Jun 18, 2019
      Despite admitted harm that the pipeline will cause, Prime Minister Trudeau prioritizes oil profits over Native people and the Salish Sea Seattle, WA —Today, the Canadian government formally approved the construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. This is the latest move since February, when a Canadian federal agency recommended approval of the Trans Mountain […]
  • Former Arizona Lawmaker Sentenced to 65 Years in Excursion Inlet Murder Jun 18, 2019
      The former Arizona lawmaker, Mark De Simone was sentenced on Monday was sentenced in Juneau court. he received a 65-year sentence and had 20 years suspended. De Simone was convicted of Murder 1 after a jury trial last year for the shooting of Duilio Antonio Rosales at a remote cabin in Excursion Inlet 35 […]
  • Two Hikers Plucked from Ravine at Lemon Creek Glacier Jun 18, 2019
      Two overdue hikers were hoisted out of a deep ravine after they were reported overdue from a hike on the Juneau ice field on Sunday night. According to the trooper report, 67-year-old Kirk Miller and 69-year-old Bohdan Petryszak, both of New York had hiked onto the Lemon Creek Glacier and were due back at […]
  • Two Arrested in Ketchikan Attempting to Import Drugs for Distribution Jun 18, 2019
      A Hydaburg woman and another from Anchorage were arrested on Sunday on drug charges following a short investigation, troopers reported on the trooper dispatch. When 27-year-old Melissa Charles and 41-year-old Laneea Naufahu were contacted in Ketchikan, it was revealed that the two women were working together to bring heroin, meth, and pills into the […]
  • Trump Hints at Guatemala Migrant Deal, Cuts Aid to Central America Jun 18, 2019
      WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Monday that Guatemala was “getting ready to sign” an agreement that would force migrants who flee persecution in El Salvador and Honduras to request asylum in Guatemala instead of Mexico or the United States. A U.S. State Department delegation traveled to Guatemala last week to seek approval […]
  • Former Egyptian President Morsi Buried Day After Dying in Court Jun 18, 2019
      Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected head of state who was later ousted from power, was buried Tuesday after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courthouse Monday. A member of Morsi’s defense team said  family members attended funeral prayers in the mosque of Cairo’s Tora prison, which was […]
  • Field Work Starts on Seward Highway Rockfall Hazard MP 104-114 Jun 18, 2019
      Weekday Lane Closures in June on Seward Highway to Complete Geotechnical Work (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities is moving forward with field investigations this month on the Highway Safety Project: Seward Highway Rock Fall Mitigation. Work includes analyses of locations between mileposts (MP) 104 and 114 with a history […]

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Unalakleet Man Arrested on 13-Count Warrant for Sex Crimes

Unalakleet Man Arrested on 13-Count Warrant for Sex Crimes

  Unalakleet-based troopers motored up the Unalakleet River to a cabin located there to arrest a 60-year-old man on a 13-count warrant for various sex crimes on Friday afternoon, troopers report. When AST arrived 16 miles upriver, they took 60-year-old Henry Johnson into custody on the warrant that…

Akiachak Man Arrested on Alcohol and Sex crimes on Thursday

Akiachak Man Arrested on Alcohol and Sex crimes on Thursday

  An Akiachak man is being held on $75,000 bail after his arrest on sex crime charges in that community on Thursday of last week. Bethel-based troopers were informed of a sexual assault/abuse incident in Akiachak on Tuesday, June 11th. An investigation was opened that determined evidence pointed…

Quinhagak Teen Arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault of a Minor Charges

Quinhagak Teen Arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault of a Minor Charges

  Alaska State Troopers initiated a sexual assault investigation in the community of Quinhagak after receiving allegations on June 5th reporting that a juvenile female under the age of 13 had been abused two days before. After an initial investigation into the allegations, troopers obtained warrants for the…

Murkowski Hosts U.S. Attorney General William Barr in Alaska

Murkowski Hosts U.S. Attorney General William Barr in Alaska

  Rural Trip to Bethel and Napaskiak to Discuss Public Safety, Law Enforcement  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator…

Koyukuk Man Arrested on Murder I Charges after Death of Another Man in that Community

Koyukuk Man Arrested on Murder I Charges after Death of Another Man in that Community

  Alaska State Troopers report that a Koyukuk man has been arrested on Murder I charges after an…

Newtok Suspect Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Newtok Suspect Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

  After receiving a report of a sexual assault in the community of Newtok, Alaska State Troopers opened…

Remains Found Near Chevak Believed to be Those of Woman Missing since March

Remains Found Near Chevak Believed to be Those of Woman Missing since March

  Alaska State Troopers believe they have recovered the remains of a Chevak woman who has been missing…

Troopers near Anderson Recover Stolen D3 Bulldozer after Investigation

Troopers near Anderson Recover Stolen D3 Bulldozer after Investigation

  Troopers patrolling the Parks Highway were informed by employees in the city of Anderson at 10 am…

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