APD Captures Vehicle/Handgun Thief after Northway Mall Encounter

APD Captures Vehicle/Handgun Thief after Northway Mall Encounter

Anchorage police report that they captured, after a brief encounter and footchase in East Anchorage’s Northway Mall parking lot, the suspect responsible for a stolen vehicle reported on Monday and a stolen handgun from another vehicle on Tuesday morning. On Tuesday evening, a patrol officer spotted the stolen GMC Sierra that was taken from the […]

Woman Slumped over Steering Wheel in Northern Lights Carrs Arrested on Theft/Weapons Charges

Woman Slumped over Steering Wheel in Northern Lights Carrs Arrested on Theft/Weapons Charges

Anchorage patrol officers responded to the Carrs parking lot at 1650 West Northern Lights after receiving a call reporting a person slumped over the wheel in a vehicle there. When officers arrived, they approached the suspect vehicle and saw a woman in the vehicle that they observed to be breathing and either sleeping or unconscious. […]

18-Year-Old Arrested on Weapons Misconduct/Theft Charges Following Routine Traffic Stop on New Seward

18-Year-Old Arrested on Weapons Misconduct/Theft Charges Following Routine Traffic Stop on New Seward

A routine traffic stop on Monday evening on the New Seward Highway would net an 18-year-old driver on several charges and resulted in his vehicle being seized as evidence, Anchorage police reported. At 9:14 pm on Monday evening, a swing-shift officer pulled over a gray 2015 Ford Fusion for speeding on the New Seward Highway […]

Massive Mail Theft Uncovered after Off-Duty Trooper Arrests Two in Soldotna

Massive Mail Theft Uncovered after Off-Duty Trooper Arrests Two in Soldotna

  An off-duty Soldotna-based trooper uncovered a massive mail theft operation by two Anchorage individuals last Thursday after observing two Anchorage persons tampering with mailboxes in the Soldotna area AST reported on Sunday. The off-duty officer made contact with 33-year-old Earnest Linton and 29-year-old Shannon Calvo, both of Anchorage, in their vehicle at 2:44 am […]

Fairbanks DUI Driver in Stolen Vehicle Arrested after Bouncing off Snow Berms and Colliding with Pickup

Fairbanks DUI Driver in Stolen Vehicle Arrested after Bouncing off Snow Berms and Colliding with Pickup

  During the early morning of Monday, at 7:40 am, AST received a request from Fairbanks police for assistance apprehending the driver of a stolen vehicle near Davis Road on University Avenue. Fairbanks police told troopers that the vehicle had hit several snow berms in the parking lot of Sophia’s station prior to entering the […]

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