Two Washington Men Busted with Meth coming into Ketchikan

Two Washington Men Busted with Meth coming into Ketchikan

The Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit in Ketchikan, a unit of the Alaska State Troopers, arrested two Washington men late last week after they were busted for possession approximately six ounces of methamphetamine. The two Washington men, 26-year-old Steven Wiggins Jr. and Montoya Herron, were charged with Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance after an investigation by […]

Utah Woman Dies Suspiciously aboard Cruise Liner Emerald Princess

Utah Woman Dies Suspiciously aboard Cruise Liner Emerald Princess

Anchorage and Seattle-based FBI investigators responded to Juneau on Wednesday to open an investigation in a suspicious death that occurred aboard the Princess Cruise Line vessel, the Emerald Princess, the FBI revealed. According to the FBI spokesperson, Staci Feger-Pellessier, a Utah woman died following a domestic dispute aboard the cruise ship on Tuesday night. The […]

Tug Powhatan to be Raised from Gastineau Channel on Sunday

Tug Powhatan to be Raised from Gastineau Channel on Sunday

The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation will oversee the lifting operation as Alaska Commercial Divers and Pacific Pile & Marine raise the Samson tug Powhatan, which sank at its berth at the dock in Starrigavan Bay near Sitka on April 19th. In preparation of the raising of the tug, crews have placed rigging and lifting chain around the […]

Man Posing as FBI Agent Robs Seattle Wire Service

Man Posing as FBI Agent Robs Seattle Wire Service

A man posing as an FBI agent, and dressed in a suit, flashed a badge to cross a security gate and gain access to a Seattle money wiring service on January 25th, Seattle police revealed on Thursday. According to police, the man, once admitted into the wiring service, Red Sea Finance, at just after 7 […]

‘Superman,’ Three Mail Theft Co-Conspirators Charged in 18-Count Indictment

‘Superman,’ Three Mail Theft Co-Conspirators Charged in 18-Count Indictment

An 18-count indictment, that included  conspiracy, theft of mail, credit card fraud, bank fraud, counterfeit securities, aggravated identity theft, trafficking in methamphetamine, and being a felon in possession of firearms, was handed down by an Anchorage Grand Jury against 45-year-old Jonathan Ortiz Escalante, on Monday according to U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler. His co-conspirators were also […]