Wasilla Suspect Arrested on Double SAM I Charges after Three-Week Investigation

Wasilla Suspect Arrested on Double SAM I Charges after Three-Week Investigation

Wasilla-based Alaska State Troopers Child Abuse Investigators report that a suspect has been arrested in a Sexual Abuse investigation that was opened late last month in Wasilla. On October 28th of this year, the sexual abuse of a six-year-old was reported to the unit. After an investigation that spanned three weeks, a warrant was issued […]

Officers Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting of Long-Sought Sex Crimes Suspect Daniel Jensen

Officers Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting of Long-Sought Sex Crimes Suspect Daniel Jensen

  Authorities have released the names of the officers involved in the officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday morning at a remote location along the Alaska Highway as 12-year veteran of the DPS-Statewide Drug Enforcement Team Jack LeBlanc, and Detective Nathan Werner of the  North Pole Police Department/AST SDEU. The fatal incident occurred as U.S. […]

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 […]

Gustavus Man Arrested on Multiple Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges at Juneau Airport

Gustavus Man Arrested on Multiple Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges at Juneau Airport

Alaska State Troopers met a Gustavus man at the Juneau Airport on Tuesday and took him into custody following a Juneau Grand Jury indictment, troopers reported on the trooper dispatch. Troopers responded to the Juneau Airport at 11:45 am and arrested John M. Scott, age 58, of Gustavus on a multiple-count arrest warrant. Scott had been […]