Selawik Man Killed in Trooper Involved Shooting Thursday

Selawik Man Killed in Trooper Involved Shooting Thursday

Selawik-based troopers report a fatality in a trooper-involved shooting on Thursday. Troopers report that AST responded to a burglary involving a firearm at 5:02 am on Thursday and searched the area before locating two suspects, one armed with a shotgun. At 5:40, the officer “perceived a threat” and discharged their service weapon at 26-year-old Douglas […]

AST Identifies Trooper in Friday’s Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

AST Identifies Trooper in Friday’s Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Alaska State Troopers, on Monday, released the name of the trooper involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred on Friday, that officer is identified as one-year Fairbanks-based trooper Garrett Stephens. At 2:41 am on Friday, troopers observed a silver jeep operating recklessly near the Gold Rush Estates trailer park according to their report. During […]

Man Shot by Bethel Police after Threatening with Two Axes, Investigation Continues

Man Shot by Bethel Police after Threatening with Two Axes, Investigation Continues

Alaska State Trooper report that a Bethel man shot during an altercation by Bethel police on Saturday is expected to survive his injuries. Troopers were called in to assist in an officer-involved shooting in the southwest community of Bethel on Saturday and once there conducted a preliminary investigation. According to the report, Bethel police called […]

Suspect in Thursday’s Officer-Involved Shooting Released from Hospital and Placed under Arrest

Suspect in Thursday’s Officer-Involved Shooting Released from Hospital and Placed under Arrest

  Anchorage police say that the suspect that was injured in Thursday’s officer-involved shooting has been released from the hospital and subsequently arrested on charges that include Assault 2, two counts of Assault 3, and two counts of Misconduct Involving a Weapon 2 and may face additional charges. According to the APD report, police were […]

Anchor Point Woman Shot and Killed in Trooper Involved Shooting Wednesday Afternoon

Anchor Point Woman Shot and Killed in Trooper Involved Shooting Wednesday Afternoon

  Alaska State Troopers reported that a trooper responding to a 911 hangup in the Anchor Point area was involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting on Wednesday afternoon. According to the report, AST was notified of the 911 disconnect call that was received by the Soldotna Public Safety Communications Center at 1:55 pm on Wednesday […]