Four Jailed after 50-Mile Ice Road Chase Between Bethel and Akiakchak Thursday

Four Jailed after 50-Mile Ice Road Chase Between Bethel and Akiakchak Thursday

At 1 pm on Thursday afternoon, Bethel-based troopers were alerted to a stolen white pickup truck driving erratically and headed to Bethel from Akiachak and troopers responded to locate the vehicle in Bethel, troopers reported. Troopers would successfully locate the vehicle in Bethel and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The driver of the purloined […]

After Long Vehicle Chase and 2.5 Hour K9 Search Anchorage Probationer Apprehended in Nikiski

After Long Vehicle Chase and 2.5 Hour K9 Search Anchorage Probationer Apprehended in Nikiski

Soldotna-based troopers report that an attempted traffic stop ended in a vehicle chase and eventual apprehension of an Anchorage man in Nikiski who was actively violating his probation out of Anchorage on Sunday afternoon. AST attempted to pull over a white 2013 BMW along the Kenai Spur Highway for speeding at just before 2 pm […]

Troopers Release Identities of Officers Involved in Richardson Highway Gunfire Exchange

Troopers Release Identities of Officers Involved in Richardson Highway Gunfire Exchange

  Alaska State Troopers, on Tuesday released the identities of the troopers who returned fire on a fleeing motorist who opened fire on them on Friday near the Tok Cut-Off on the RichardsonHighway. Those troopers were identified as Trooper Jason Somerville, a five-year veteran and Trooper Abraham Garcia, a 12-year veteran, both of the Glennallen […]

Anchorage Driver Jailed on Several Charges after Ramming AST Vehicles During Attempt to Flee

Anchorage Driver Jailed on Several Charges after Ramming AST Vehicles During Attempt to Flee

  Three patrol vehicles sustained considerable damage after a failed traffic stop at O’Malley and Independence in south Anchorage on the afternoon of Monday, APD reported. At 4:30 pm on Monday afternoon, an officer responding to an incident in the area observed a vehicle failing to use his turn signal and proceeded to attempt to […]

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