APD Officer Placed on Administrative Leave while Assault Investigation Concludes

APD Officer Placed on Administrative Leave while Assault Investigation Concludes

The Anchorage Police Department announced that an officer with the department has been placed on paid administrative leave following a reported Assault on September 30th. On October 11th after a supervisor initiated an automatic review of the incident, the officer, identified as 32-year-old Officer Cornelius Aaron Pettus, was charged with two counts of Assault IV. […]

Search for Elderly Willow Bicyclist Ends Successfully

Search for Elderly Willow Bicyclist Ends Successfully

  The search for an elderly Willow bicyclist ended successfully when a local resident located him and safely returned him home troopers report. Troopers were alerted that an elderly Willow man, 74-year-old Donald Brainard had gone missing while cycling along the Susitna River near the Deshka Landing in Willow at 5:30 pm on Tuesday. MATSAR, Alaska […]

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries at 3rd and Karluk Collision

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries at 3rd and Karluk Collision

A bicyclist in Anchorage suffered life-threatening injuries after colliding with a car at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Karluk Street today. Police responded to the crash at 10:32 am on Wednesday to open an investigation into the collision. The investigation at the scene revealed that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on Karluk Street and […]

Anchorage Police Seek Witnesses in Monday Abbott Loop Vehicle Bike Collision

Anchorage Police Seek Witnesses in Monday Abbott Loop Vehicle Bike Collision

Anchorage police say that they are seeking additional witnesses in the vehicle/bicyclist collision that took place at the intersection of Abbott Road and Brayton Drive that took place on Monday afternoon. At 4:15 pm, police responded to that location in south Anchorage to find that a male bicyclist had suffered injuries to his head despite […]

Soldotna Bicyclist Dies in Sterling Highway Collision

Soldotna Bicyclist Dies in Sterling Highway Collision

A Soldotna bicycle rider was killed in a collision at mile 91.5 of the Sterling Highway on Thursday afternoon, troopers reported. According to the trooper dispatch, they “received a report of a crash involving a truck and bicyclist near milepost 91.5 of the Sterling Highway” at 4:10 pm on Thursday. Troopers and Central Emergency Services […]