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 […]

Passenger, Wasilla Police Department Officer Injured in Gunfire Exchange with Driver Near Wasilla’s Valley Store

Passenger, Wasilla Police Department Officer Injured in Gunfire Exchange with Driver Near Wasilla’s Valley Store

The Alaska State Troopers reported that on late Thursday afternoon a Wasilla Police Department officer exchanged gunfire with a driver after a pursuit and as a result, was injured, as was a female passenger in the suspect vehicle. According to the report, the WPD officer attempted a traffic stop on Bogard Road near the intersection […]

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 […]

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