Inmate at Anchorage Correctional Dies following Four Day Stay at Hospital

Inmate at Anchorage Correctional Dies following Four Day Stay at Hospital

On Wednesday morning, the Alaska Bureau of Investigation–Major Crimes Unit, was informed of an expected death of an inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Center. They were notified that 48-year-old William Olsen JR had been transported to a local hospital after experiencing a medical emergency at the complex on November 20th. After receiving treatment, it was […]

Former Mclaughlin Youth Center Supervisor Sentenced on Seven Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor at Facility

Former Mclaughlin Youth Center Supervisor Sentenced on Seven Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor at Facility

The Juvenile Justice Officer, Phillip Eugene Bigham, age 51, who was convicted in November of 2018 was sentenced to 57.5 years in prison Alaska’s Department of Law revealed on Friday. Bigham, who was employed at the McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage was convicted of seven counts of Sexual Abuse, solicitation, and Attempted Escape IV,  in […]

Troopers Investigate Spring Creek Inmate Death

Troopers Investigate Spring Creek  Inmate Death

While the death of a Spring Creek inmate is not the result of foul play, the investigation is continuing to uncover the details. Staff members of the Spring Creek Correctional Center notified the Alaska State Troopers of the death of 27-year-old Doran Jenning of Bethel on Friday. Correctional officers say that his death likely occurred […]

Troopers Respond to Spring Creek Inmate Disturbance

Troopers Respond to Spring Creek Inmate Disturbance

Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Corrections have opened an investigation into a disturbance involving a large group of inmates at the Spring Creek Correctional Center outside of Seward on Wednesday. It was approximately 3:18 pm on Wednesday that Seward-based AST were contacted and a response was initiated to the correctional center. But, prior to […]