Anchorage Man Found Guilty in August Assault Case

Anchorage Man Found Guilty in August Assault Case

An Anchorage man who threatened to shoot his girlfriend and fled police with his girlfriend’s friend in the back of his vehicle was found guilty on multiple charges that included Assault IV, Failure to Stop at the Direction of a Peace Officer, Reckless Driving, Assault III, Unlawful Contact, and Misconduct Involving Weapons III. According to evidence […]

Manokotak Man Escapes Trooper’s Grasp

Manokotak Man Escapes Trooper’s Grasp

A 28-year-old Manokotak man wanted on warrants duped troopers and escaped while being arrested on Sunday, it was reported. According to the trooper report, troopers made contact with John Etuckmeira of Manokotak to serve two outstanding arrest warrants on Sunday morning, including Failure to Remand and Felony Importation of Alcohol. During the arrest proceedings, Etuckmeira […]

Tuluksak Teacher Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Tuluksak Teacher Arrested on Child Porn Charges

A 7th grade teacher at the Yupiit School District was arrested following a nine-count indictment handed down by a grand jury. Prosecutors asked the public to help them locate 37-year-old John Paul Donald Douglas following the issuing of a $50,000 plus court-approved third party custodian warrant as a result of that indictment. The Alaska Bureau […]

Additional Information Released in Saturday’s Sterling Trooper Involved Shooting

Additional Information Released in Saturday’s Sterling Trooper Involved Shooting

The Alaska Bureau of Investigation released additional information into the trooper-involved shooting of the Sterling motorist, Jon Ployhar, that occurred at mile 82 of the Sterling Highway at 11:20 pm on last Saturday. According to the report, Trooper John King, of the Soldotna Patrol, attempted to pull over Ployhar on a traffic stop for an […]